Strickland Wins Franklin BOC District 2, Franklin BOC District 1

Royston businessman David Strickland wins the Board of Commission District 2 seat Tuesday getting 51.62% of the vote over his two opponents.

Strickland beat out former County commissioner Marie Whitworth-Perry and local businessman Paul Withers for the post.

Whitworth-Perry received 34.90% of the vote, Withers received 13.48%.

In the District 1, Republican Primary, Robert Franklin easily won out over challenger Parks Martin, getting 57.87% of the vote to Martin’s 42.13%.