Bobby Bright Announces Date He Will Resign As Mayor

Montgomery Mayor Bobby Bright is preparing to close a chapter in his life, and open a new one.

On January 5th, Bright will resign as mayor and head to Washington. Bright won the 2nd Congressional District race in a close race over Republican opponent Jay Love in November.

As for the next mayor, Bright officially endorsed former WSFA 12 News anchorman and now an Assistant to the Mayor, Michael Briddell during this media gathering. Briddell declined an interview saying he's working on his campaign announcement.

Watch WSFA 12 News at 5 and 6 for the very latest.