When the final results of Tuesday’s Ward 1 councilman special election popped up on the screen in the Municipal Complex courtroom, Ethel Taylor Stewart sat expressionless in a row of seats along with a few of her supporters.
Eddie Hawkins upended Chief Deputy Greg Wright Tuesday in the Republican runoff for Lowndes County sheriff.
Kegdra Gibbs-Gray and Pierre D. Beard Sr. are headed to a runoff in the special election for the Ward 4 Columbus City Council vacancy.
Right before the rain started to pour Friday afternoon, Lowndes County Republican sheriff’s candidate Eddie Hawkins walked through a New Hope neighborhood with a stack of pamphlets and a notepad in-hand.
It’s been a historic year for rainfall in Starkville.
The city has been bombarded by heavy rains through the winter and spring, including a series of significant rain events in April that led to flooding throughout town.
The runoff picture for the Chancery district 14, Place 1 judgeship remained unclear Thursday evening after Oktibbeha County released updated vote totals.
Two candidates in a Republican primary runoff for a congressional race in central Mississippi agree on many big issues, including their overall support for President Donald Trump.
Affidavits will presumably decide a tight Starkville mayor’s race following Tuesday’s Democratic primary runoff.
Ward 1 voters will head back to the polls May 16 to decide Republican Primary between challenger Jason Camp and incumbent Alderman Ben Carver after party officials rejected a previously accepted affidavit ballot Monday.
Bobby Chamberlin defeated Columbus attorney John Brady in a runoff election for a seat on the Mississippi Supreme Court.