Edward Johnson has been a Fayetteville elected official since Jan. 2012, serving first as a city councilman. He has served as mayor since Jan. 2016. He has lived in Fayetteville since 1994.
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Johnson is a retired U.S. Navy commander and educator who now serves as full-time pastor of Flat Rock African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Fayetteville area. He and his wife Dr. Vanessa O. Johnson have two sons and three granddaughters. Read more