Dontario Hardy has been the mayor of the city of Kinston since November 2017.
Before becoming mayor, he was a police officer in Kinston. If you’d like to know more about Mayor Hardy, watch the video below.
Get to know Mayor Hardy
Since taking office, Mayor Hardy has been a part of making the Queen Street revitalization project move forward and he has advocated for citizen towns across the U.S., among several other initiatives.
I spent A Day in the Life with Mayor Hardy to see what his days hold.