SHEFFIELD, AL (WAFF) - MaLea Scales admits she has some big shoes to fill, but is willing to take on the challenge of serving the remainder of her husband's term of office on the City Council.
Gary Scales was serving his third full term on the City Council when he died at his home on March 11.
Scales was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Councilman Steven Barnes in 2005 and ran unopposed in 2008 and 2012. In 2016, he narrowly defeated challenger Dewayne Roden, 77-75. His term would have ended in November 2020.
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