Political rookie defeats longtime Georgia mayor

Out with the old; in with the noob

Photo credit: Troy for Mayor Facebook page

A Cumming businessman just swiped the city's mayoral seat from a man who's held it for nearly 50 years, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Troy Brumbalow will succeed H. Ford Gravitt, who took the helm of the city in 1970, before the mayoral newcomer was born.

Check out the AJC's profile on Cumming's rookie mayor here.