Walter Dupree was elected for Ward 1 and took Office in January 2020.
Walter Lanier Dupree III was born and raised in Sylvester, Georgia. He graduated from Worth County High School in 1989. He then later attended Northeastern Oklahoma A & M Junior College in Miami Oklahoma where he earned his Associate Arts Degree in Physical Education. He is employed with The Department of Juvenile Justice at Terrell Regional Youth Detention Center as a Lieutenant and shift Supervisor in Dawson, GA. Walter is married to Zakeya K. Dupree and they have 7 Daughters and 4 Grandchildren. Walter and his family attend First African Baptist Church. Walter is also a member of Greenmountain Lodge# 130 PH& A Masons. For the Year of 2021 Councilman Dupree is Mayor Pro-Tem.