Three mayor’s races, as well as several council seats will be on the ballot in general elections Tuesday in three Jackson County towns.
Four towns, Jefferson, Pendergrass, Braselton and Hoschton, will also decide whether alcohol sales will be allowed on Sundays.
In Jefferson, incumbent Steve Kinney and Robert Yates will be on the ballot for the District 1 City Council seat. In District 5, incumbent Roy Plott and David Parks will be on the ballot.
In the District 3 council race, Steve Quinn was the only candidate to qualify. Incumbent C.D. Kidd did not seek re-election.
In the three school board seats up for re-election, the incumbents were the only ones to qualify. They are: Angela McKinney, District 1; Willie Hughey, District 3; and Guy Dean Benson, District 5.
Jefferson voters will be asked to decide whether both malt beverage and wine sales will be allowed on Sundays between the hours of 12:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
In Maysville, former mayor Richard Presley, council member Lynn Villyard and Donna Chesonis are running for mayor. Incumbent Jerry Baker did not qualify.
Races were also set in Maysville for three of the four council seats on the ballot. They are:
Ward I: incumbent Clay Dorsey and Kathleen Bush
Ward II: Clyde (Junior) Hardy and Jerry C. Parr. Villyard currently holds this position.
Ward IV: Ricky Akins and former council member Scott Harper. Incumbent Stephen Lewis is not seeking re-election.
In the Ward III council race, Charlie Howington was the only one to qualify. This position is currently vacant.
In the Nicholson mayor’s race, incumbent Ronnie Maxwell will face current council member Lamar Watkins.
For the two at-large council seats, former council member Faye Seagraves, Jan Webster, incumbent Chuck Wheeler and Vernon Wilson are on the ballot. The two top vote-getters win.