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White elected sheriff in Liberty County, half cent fire tax approved

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Liberty County elected a new sheriff last night, handing the badge over to Eddie Joe White.  He received just over 38 percent of the votes, with a total of 1,294 ballots cast in his favor. He faced six opponents, including Darrell Johnson, who had 902 votes; Shane Geiger with 340 […]

Kimbrel will keep sheriff’s badge; Yoder gets another term as superintendent

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Glenn Kimbrel is staying on the job as Calhoun County Sheriff after getting over 71 percent of the vote in last night’s election.  He received 4,272 votes.  His sole opponent, Eddie Dalton, received 1,738 votes. It was also a good night for incumbent School Superintendent Ralph Yoder, who got over […]

Voters, candidates looking ahead to General Election

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Liberty County voters have just four races to decide on in the Nov. 8 General Election after last week’s Primary saw four incumbents return to office and put new member on the school board. Those re-elected included Clerk of Court Kathy Brown, Tax Collector Marie Goodman, District 5 County Commissioner […]

Candidate list set for 2016 county elections

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Qualifying for office ended at noon Friday and the lineup is set for this year’s county elections. LIBERTY COUNTY SHERIFF:  Nine candidates are vying for Liberty County’s top law enforcement job, with eight men challenging incumbent Sheriff Nick Finch. Democratic candidates include Corry Fletcher, Henry Hamlin and Eddie Joe White.  […]

Legal – Proposed Constitutional Amendment to be Voted on August 30, 2016

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BE VOTED ON AUGUST 30, 2016 NOTICE OF ELECTION I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Florida, on August 30, 2016, for the ratification or rejection of a proposed revision to the constitution […]