Today is Election Day across Jackson County as voters go to the polls to decide on a new mayor in Jefferson and alcohol sales in Pendegrass and Nicholson.
Highlighting local elections is the heated contest for Mayor of Jefferson between Darren Glenn and Roy Plott to replace retiring mayor Jim Joiner.
Also on the ballot in Jefferson will be two council seats and one board of education race.
In the District 4 city council race, incumbent Kathy DuBose and Malcolm Gramley will face each other on the ballot.
In the District 5 city council race, Don Kupis and Doug Turco qualified to fill the seat held by Plott, who resigned to run for mayor.
In the District 4 Jefferson City Board of Education race, incumbent Derrell Crowe faces challenger Blanche McCreary will be on the ballot.
In Nicholson, there will be a referendum for the sale of alcohol.
In Pendergrass, voters will be asked whether the sale of alcohol on Sundays should be approved.
In Commerce's Ward 2 city council district, incumbent Darren Owensby will face Donald Wilson. In the District 1 Commerce school board race, Nathan Anderson and Kevin Tate will be on the ballot.