Elrod Ousted, Bridges New Fr. Co. Commission Chair

Franklin County will have a new county commission chair come January. In the race for the Republican nomination for the county commission chairman post, longtime, incumbent Chairman Sam Elrod lost his bid to stay on the job to challenger, retired educator Tom Bridges. On Tuesday, Elrod received 1,039 votes to Bridges’ 2,072.   That means Bridges received 66.60% of the vote […]

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Collins Takes Franklin and Hart Counties

And it’s no surprise that State Representative Doug Collins took the Republican candidacy for the District 9 U.S. House of Representative seat from challenger, radio talk show host, Martha Zoller, but not by much. It was a close race right up until the end, but Collins came out ahead with 38,993 votes to Zoller’s 32,393. That gave Collins 54.62% of […]

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