The City of Port Wentworth announced on Monday that council member Debbie Johnson died following complications with a recent illness.
It is with great sadness that the City of Port Wentworth announces that Mayor Pro Tem Debbie Johnson passed (Sunday) night due to unexpectedly severe complications from a recent illness.
The meeting was expected to be combative as the four-member council majority planned an end run around the mayor and the two remaining council members.
The Dec. 19 Port Wentworth city council meeting is likely to be another rocky one with plans by some council members to fire the city attorney.
Port Wentworth voters chose incumbents in two races and one "old" newcomer in Tuesday's election.