James Williams

City Council
Title: Council Member Ward 3
Phone: 919-776-5000
Ward 3

A Lee County native, J.D. Williams was first elected to the Sanford City Council in 1995 and continues his work to enhance the local community and pass legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly forbidding the state from withholding funding designated for cities.

Williams attended Central Carolina Community College and Fayetteville Technical Community College, receiving an associates degree in business and insurance. He is lead singer and manager for the Gospel Echoes traveling gospel group and a member of New Zion Baptist Church.

He and his wife, Gloria Clegg Williams, live in the Jonesboro Township. They have two daughters, Angela Murchison and Dawn R. Williams, and four grandchildren.


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