Councilman Malone grew up in the rural portion of West Point, Ga (New Harmony Community) and later moved to Lanett, Al. He is a graduate of Troup County High School, LaGrange, Ga. and attended Columbus College in Columbus, Ga. He has been employed with LaGrange Toyota, Inc., for 29 years where he serves as a manager. Malone is a long-life member of the New Harmony Christian Methodist Church in West Point, Ga where he serves on the Steward and Trustee Board. He is a former board member of the Chambers County Industrial Development Authority, a founding board member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chambers County, Alabama and past president of the Chambers County Branch of the NAACP. He also led the fight to get the cities of Lanett and Valley, Al. to start observing the federal holiday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Councilman Malone was elected to serve District 1 in August 2016. He previously served on the Lanett City Council for two terms during the administration of Scott Hamil and the late Oscar Crawley. Councilman Malone pledges to represent all the constituents of District 1 and listen to all concerns as well as to work with the mayor and fellow council members to make Lanett the greatest city to live in.