The City of Stonecrest held its inaugural Christmas tree lighting at City Hall on Dec. 12. Dozens of citizens joined Mayor Jason Lary and the city’s First Lady, Debbie Lary, as well as other city officials for the historic event., which included holiday music and refreshments. The celebration marked a three-year milestone. Mayor Lary is considered the founder of the city, which has 54,000 residents. Lary spent years pushing for the city’s incorporation. Citizens voted to incorporate Stonecrest as a municipality in 2016.