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May 7th, 2013

First Results are in for municipal elections

May 7, 2013

Electronic votes are in for West Point's municipal elections. These do not include the over 700 absentee ballots which are being counted tonight.

Ward One
Linda Hannah 367
Willie Young 149

Ward 2
Willie Binder 261
Homer Cannon 212

Ward 3
Jimmy Clark 272
Charles Collins 203
Ken Poole 211

Ward 4
A. C. House Jr. 50
Keith McBrayer 733

Ward 5
Gary Dedeaux 332
Jasper Pittman 206
Margaret Shelton 97

Mayor's Race
Robbie Robinson 2,773
Darlene Cox 303

Hearing set for Election Commission President

May 7, 2013

Clay County Election Commission President Wendy Fuller is expected to give reasons Thursday why the Clay County Board of Supervisors has not received her re-certification paperwork, which is required to be submitted to the board each year.

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Coker continues to fight the good fight

May 7, 2013

There are few words in the English language that can cause as much horror and dread than the diagnosis of cancer.
It used to be a death sentence. Through research, new treatments are available and some can now continue living their lives cancer-free.

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Dozens turn out to support candidates

May 7, 2013

The weather was certainly cooperating for Tuesday’s municipal elections. Tents and candidates’ supporters lined the street by the Civic where all voting took place. Above, Earnest O’Neal, Chris Jones and William O’Neal hold signs for candidate Jasper Pittman. Photo by Bryan Davis

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May 6th

Rain or shine, Relay for Life is a go

May 6, 2013

Those who dedicate themselves every year to raising money for the American Cancer Society, are down to the final preparations for the 2013 Clay County Relay For Life. Inclement weather will not put a damper on the event.

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Aerial group fly could save county thousands

May 6, 2013

Obtaining aerial photography of Clay County independently could cost the county around $25,000; but, obtaining that same information as a group could result in a 40 percent saving to the county.

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Municipal elections today at the Civic

May 6, 2013

The day has finally come for municipal elections in West Point.
Many voters statewide are heading to the polls to decide who their city leaders will be.
West Point voters have quite a few choices to make themselves today, as the Civic opens at 7 a.m. and will remain open until 7 p.m.
Each of the five selectmen posts for the city are to be decided today, as well as the town’s top post of mayor.
Mayor Scott Ross withdrew his name from the ballot earlier this year, leaving Darlene Cox and Robbie Robinson as the two remaining candidates for that position.

County financially assisting Siloam Water

May 6, 2013

A new water well is long overdue for the approximate 2400 customers of the Siloam Water Association. And now Clay County officials are working to ensure that the water association receives a new well for the benefit of its water customers.

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May 3rd

Higgins discusses new road for Yokohama

May 3, 2013

Residents living around the future site of Yokohama Tire Corporation can be assured that local economic developers are doing everything in their power not to disrupt the lives of residents living in that area.

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Absentee voting deadline drawing near

May 3, 2013

Registered electors of West Point who wish to vote by absentee ballot have only two more days to do so.

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