Priscilla Dunn

Council Member

Priscilla is retired as an Office Operations Administrator for Delta Controls. As a lifelong Franklinville resident, she graduated from Franklinville High School and is a member of First UMC where she is a Sunday school teacher, Chair of the Church Board for the last 3 years and a member of Eastern Star for the last 45 years. Priscilla was married to the late Paul Dunn for 55 and one half years and in 2016 was appointed to Commissioner Dunn’s open seat on the Board of Commissioners. She also served as Chair of the Town Planning Board for 16 years and serves as Mayor Pro-tem. Her family includes one son, 2 step-grandchildren and 2 step great-grandchildren. Her term expired December 2027.

Mac Whatley

Council Member

Mac Whatley has lived in Franklinville since 1978 and he is a graduate of Asheboro High School, Harvard University, UNC-Chapel Hill and NC Central School of Law. He practiced law in Randolph County for thirty years and currently is the Director of Local History and Genealogy Resources at the Randolph County Public Library. He is the author of The Architectural History of Randolph County (1985) and Randolph County: A Pictorial History (2010). His local history blog can be found at Mac served as Mayor of Franklinville from 1983-1988 and 1992-2005. He served as Town Commissioner in 1991-92 and from 2015 to the present. Mac’s term expires December 2027.

Brandon L Hurley

Council Member

Brandon Hurley is the assistant pastor at First Christian Church. He and his wife own Carter’s Family Pharmacy. He has 3 boys. In his spare time, you can find him coaching his boy’s ball teams.

William “Billy” Farias

Council Member

Billy Farias is a retired law enforcement officer, Vietnam Veteran, US Navy, Desert Storm Veteran, and USCG retired.  He is also a volunteer with the Guardian Ad Lidem program, and a US Naval Sea Cadet Corp Officer/Instructor.  Mr. Farias moved to Franklinville from Florida and has been a resident for the past 8 years.  He is married, a father and grandfather, a college graduate, and fluent in Spanish.

Richard D. Goodwin

Council Member

Currently serving in his third term as Commissioner, Richard is also a former board member of the planning board for the town and past board member of the Franklinville Improvement Association.

Mayor A.C. Hurley


A.C. Hurley has served as Commissioner for more than 20 years. In November of 2021, A.C. Hurley was voted Mayor of Franklinville. His term expires December 2025. A.C. and his family have lived in Franklinville for 36 years.