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Mayor Gary Fuller's Biography

Note:  There are two ways you can contact Mayor Fuller

By phone:  (334) 705-5150
By e-mail:

Professional Career

Mayor Fuller was President and CEO of Fuller Broadcasting Company, Inc. from 1985 until he sold the company in December 1998.  His six stations received numerous awards and accolades for community service and local news coverage.  Some of you spent the night with Gary on October 4, 1995 when he anchored the all-night coverage of  Hurricane Opal on 97.7 Kicker FM.  The Kicker was the only station within a 50-mile radius that was still on the air.  In 1988 WZMG and WKKR became the first stations in Alabama to earn the National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award for community service.

Served on the City Council 2000 - 2004, first elected Mayor August 24, 2004 and was re-elected on August 26, 2008; and, unopposed for the 2012 election, was declared elected to an unprecedented third term by vote of the Opelika City Council on July 17, 2012. He was sworn in at an oath-of-office ceremony as mayor to his fourth term on November 7, 2016. 

Community Leadership

Past President

Past Director

Board Member



Wife: Laura
Children: Ginny and Gary, Jr.

Active member of First United Methodist Church of Opelika