On Monday, November 1st, 2020, history was made in The City of Pleasant Grove. Yolanda Lawson, Kevin “KD” Dunn, and Ray Lassiter were the first African Americans in the city’s 83-year history to take the oath of office to serve on the Pleasant Grove City Council. The three were elected in the city-wide election in late August 2020. All three took the oath of office along with Mayoral Incumbent Jerry Brasseale, Councilman Incumbent Philip Houston, and Councilman Incumbent Ken Hatfield, who was re-elected to office in the August elections. The oath of office for Yolanda Lawson was administered by her father, retiring Greenville Councilor Jimmy Lawson, and her mother, Mrs. Vonnie Lawson. The oath of office for Kevin Dunn was administered by his wife, Crystal Dunn, and his father, Sylvester Dunn. Jerry Brasseale, Ray Lassiter, Philip Houston, and Ken Hatfield’s oath of office was administered by Mrs. Gertrude Lassiter.