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Primary runoff elections were held on Tuesday, June 26. The Democratic ballot had one race between Howard Sherman and David Baria for the US Senate seat. Sherman defeated Baria in Simpson County with 304 votes to 255. However, Baria convincingly won the election by receiving 58 percent of the 74,000 ballots cast.
Municipal Judge of Magee Eugene Knight turned in his resignation letter on June 21. Mayor Dale Berry confirmed that Knight’s resignation will become effective June 30. Knight has served as Magee’s municipal judge since May of 2003.Berry said, “There are no improprieties in the City of Magee concerning Judge Knight.
Last Thursday the Mendenhall Fire Department was dispatched to Anytime Tan located on Main Street Mendenhall to find the building engulfed in smoke.
Fire Chief Brandon Wester explained that from the outside it was difficult to assess the situation.
Primary runoff elections will be held on Tuesday, June 26.
The Democratic ballot will have one race between Howard Sherman and David Baria for the US Senate seat. The Republican ballot will feature one race between Michael Guest and Whit Hughes for the U.S. House of Representatives Third Congressional District.