Mayor JC Holland announced that he will be stepping down as Mayor of Bassfield affective Feb. 1.
Holland has served as Mayor of Bassfield for the last 3 years. Holland cites health and family as the reasons for stepping down.
Holland has battled minor health issues of late and has welcomed a new grandson into his family. Mayor pro-temp and Alderman Pat Courtney will take over the remaining year of office beginning Feb. 3 The City of Bassfield has recently come under fire from some community members after the board fired police chief Larry Thompson then cracked down on delinquent water bills. Holland says he has fond memories of the things the city has achieved during his term and looks forward to spending time with family.