Mayor of Sylvania resigns post

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Emily Wooten (Photo: sylvaniaalabama.com)

Emily Wooten (Photo: sylvaniaalabama.com)

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – The mayor of Sylvania has stepped down.  Thursday night, Emily Wooten resigned before the town council.

No reason was given publicly, although the council went into executive session.

Gerald Craig, Council Pro-Tem, will serve as interim mayor until January 19.  The council will meet again that day and appoint someone as mayor.