BILOXI, Miss- Mayor A.J. Holloway, along with support from his family, checked into an alcohol treatment facility in Hattiesburg this afternoon.
Holloway is the longest-serving mayor in the history of the city of Biloxi.
“Mayor Holloway has appointed Ward 2 Councilman Felix Gines as acting mayor, and we’ve worked with Felix many times in instances where he was acting mayor when Mayor Holloway was out of town,” Chief Administrative Officer David Nichols says in a statement, “At the same time, Mayor Holloway and the citizens of Biloxi are served by a capable team, and city departments will continue to operate as normal, but obviously Mayor Holloway remains in our prayers, and we’re looking forward to his return.”
Those wishing to send cards or messages to Mayor Holloway may do so in care of Mayor A.J. Holloway, Biloxi City Hall, P.O. Box 429, Biloxi, MS 39533-0429 or via his City Hall email address, email@example.com.