Voters will go to the polls Tuesday in five Jackson County towns to cast their ballot for Mayor. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday
Jefferson Mayor Jim Joiner will face challenger Debbie Langley.
In Nicholson, incumbent mayor Ronnie Maxwell will face Jimmy Ford.
In Arcade, mayor Doug Haynie will face Polly Davis, who now serves on the city council.
In Braselton, Ralph Richardson Jr. and Bill Orr qualified to seek the mayor’s seat.
In Hoschton, Robbie Bettis, James Keinard and Erma Denney qualified.
Early is under way in Jefferson, Arcade and Nicholson for the Nov. 3 town elections. In Jefferson and Arcade, early voting will be held on Mondays through Fridays through Oct. 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at city hall. In Nicholson, early voting will be held on Mondays through Fridays through Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at city hall.
Other races are:
JEFFERSON: In the District 4 Jefferson council race, incumbent council member Bosie Griffith and challenger Brian Mitsdarffer qualified.
NICHOLSON: In Nicholson, those who qualified for the four at-large council seats are the incumbents, Faye Seagraves, Howard Wilbanks, Paul Cartledge and Lamar Watkins, as well as Edmond Dempsey, Bobby Crawford and Chuck Wheeler.
BRASELTON: In the Council District 2 seat (currently held by Ralph Richardson Jr.): Bill Greene, Peggy B. Slappey and Jeremy Kenneth Britt qualified.
COMMERCE: In Commerce, Keith Burchett and Sammy Thomason qualified for mayor pro tem.
In Ward 2, Darren Owensby and incumbent Donald Wilson, qualified.
In the District 1 school board race, incumbent Arthur Lee Pattman and Keelan Cashanna Rucker qualified.
In the District 2 school board seat, incumbent Mary Seabolt and Robbie Barnett qualified.