Mayor Bob Scott

Mayor Bob Scott served for 10 years on the Franklin Board of Aldermen. A native of Greenville, SC, he has lived in Franklin since 1967. He is a graduate of Western Carolina University, a graduate of the FBI National Academy and is a graduate of Palmetto Military Academy, the South Carolina National Guard's Officer Candidate School. He retired from the Western Carolina University Campus Police Department where he served as executive officer. Bob has been active in civic activities. He has served as president of the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce and the Franklin Rotary Club. He is a member of the REACH board of Directors and has been an adjunct instructor at the North Carolina Justice Academy and Southwestern Community College. He holds the North Carolina Training and Standards Commission's Advanced Law Enforcement Training Certificate. Before changing careers, he was a long-time newspaper reporter, columnist and photographer. He served in the South Carolina National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve as a public information and photo officer. Mayor Scott currently serves as a Director of the North Carolina League of Municipalities. Bob and his wife Nancy live in Franklin and have two children. George who lives in Columbia, SC and Joanna who lives in London. They also have two grandchildren. Nancy served on the town board for 11 years.

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Mayor Bob Scott
Town of Franklin
PO Box 1479, Franklin, NC 28744-1479
Phone: (828) 524-2516 ext. 310
Email: scoopscott@aol.com