Charles “Charlie” Hoots, is Southaven Alderman - Ward 2.
Hoots worked for over three decades as a photojournalist in Memphis news at WREG Tv.
He also serves as the Executive Director for the Mississippi State Parks Foundation, a statewide non-profit where he works with businesses and legislators throughout the state to raise money to help restore the Mississippi State Parks.
Charlie has also spearheaded various community service organizations including founding the Colonial Hills neighborhood watch which he still coordinates.
Through this service Hoots has become known as the “go to guy” to solve problems for Southaven, the city he has lived in for over four decades. He feels that is why he has been successfully elected, and re-elected, to represent Southaven.
As Alderman Charlie has performed for Ward 2 and Southaven through delivering millions of dollars in investments in infrastructure, increasing police and fire budgets to add additional personnel and locations to enhance public safety, and economic development through tax incentives to businesses.
Charlie is married to Marie Fuller Hoots and they attend LaBelle Haven Baptist Church where he is a member of the “Called To Care” Senior Ministry.