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Episode 1: Lace Futch - City of Willacoochee - Part 1

February 5, 2018  |  Ocilla Mayor Matt Seale
Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast Host Matt Seale travels to Willacoochee, Georgia for a conversation with Lace Futch, Willacoochee's former Mayor. The two discuss growing up in Willacoochee and Mayor Futch's life of service and small town adventures. For more info, visit www.smalltownpodcast.com.
MATT SEALE
Matt Seale came to Ocilla several times in 2004 to visit his friend, Chris Paulk. As a result of spending so much time in Ocilla, Matt began to see the potential in this small town and purchased the old ASCS building on the corner of Fourth and Cherry streets in downtown Ocilla.  Through purchasing the building, Matt met and fell in love with Roxie Crain, who managed The Shoppes. They married in 2007, before Matt was deployed to Iraq. In 2015, Matt successfully ran for the office of mayor and was re-elected in 2017. He is a champion of small towns and the people who give their time to serve them.