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Seven Itawamba officials switch to Republican Party

By ADAM ARMOUR News Coordinator Seven Itawamba County officials elected as Democrats have switched, mid-term, to the Republican Party. On the county courthouse steps in Fulton, Thursday morning, representatives of the state GOP announced that Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson, supervisors Charles Horn, Steve Johnson and Steve Moore, constables Terry Johnson and Doug Lesley, and […]

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Qualifying comes to a close

By ADAM ARMOUR News Coordinator Qualifying has ended and the ballots are set for this summer’s upcoming municipal elections. The qualification period for local primary and general elections came to a close Friday with a flurry of last-minute qualifiers, although many candidates have been registered for weeks. The qualification period opened in early January. Fulton […]

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Qualifying ends Friday

By ADAM ARMOUR News Coordinator Qualification for this year’s municipal elections comes to a close this Friday. Registration of the May 2 primaries for Fulton, Mantachie and Tremont will close at 5 p.m. on March 3. They opened at the beginning of January, and a drip feed of qualifiers has continued to register to run […]

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Qualifying continues slowly for May primaries

By ADAM ARMOUR News Coordinator The first month of qualifying for the upcoming municipal elections has progressed at a glacial pace. Registration of the May 2 municipal primaries for Fulton, Mantachie and Tremont opened at the beginning of January and a drip feed of qualifiers have continued to register to run since then. As of […]

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Fulton mayor not seeking reelection

By ADAM ARMOUR News Coordinator Fulton’s mayor Lynette Weatherford confirmed last week that she won’t seek a second term as mayor of the city. Asked if she plans on running during this year’s city elections, she smiled. “Sure, I’m running,” she said. “I’m running to the house.” Weatherford has been employed by the city for […]

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Qualifying opens for municipal elections

By ADAM ARMOUR News Coordinator Qualifying has begun for upcoming municipal elections, albeit slowly. Last week signaled the first potential candidates could register to run in the May 2 municipal primaries in Fulton, Mantachie and Tremont, although only a handful of people have elected to do so, thus far. In Fulton, Democratic Party candidates for […]

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Local election results show Itawambians favored Trump

By ADAM ARMOUR News Coordinator Itawamba voters did their small part in putting businessman and television personality Donald Trump in the White House. As expected, Itawamba County pulled for President-elect Trump in a big way. Nearly 87 percent of the 9,671 local voters who cast their ballots in the Nov. 3 presidential election did so […]

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Local election results

Unofficial results of Tuesday’s election are as follows:

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Circuit clerk: Next week’s election to have strong turnout

By ADAM ARMOUR News Coordinator Voters will return to the polls Tuesday to decide the country’s next president in an election that will be free of any tampering, at least locally. On Nov. 8, voters will choose between Democrat Hillary Clinton, running with vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, and Republican Donald J. Trump, running with […]

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Trump carries local vote in presidential primaries

Like the rest of Mississippi, Itawambians showed Donald Trump a lot of love during last week’s presidential primaries. It was far from a runaway, but the polarizing Republican front runner carried Itawamba County’s Republican vote, pulling ahead of his nearest competitor, Texas senator Ted Cruz, by nearly 150 votes at the end of the night. […]

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Help pick the next president, Tuesday

Itawamba County voters will help determine the country’s next president, next week. Primary elections for both Democratic and Republican presidential nominees are set for next Tuesday, March 8. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voters should report to their usual county voting locations. The Itawamba County Circuit Clerk’s office will be […]

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Presidential primaries set for March 8

The presidential election season is in full swing, and Itawamba County voters will soon have their chance to select their political party’s candidate. Primary elections for both Democratic and Republican presidential nominees is set for Tuesday, March 8. Saturday was the final chance to register in time for the primaries, but would-be voters can still […]

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Clouse, Dickinson claim election victories

Itawamba voters turned out in droves for Tuesday’s general election. According to unofficial results, nearly 45 percent of Itawamba County’s 15,130 registered voters cast their ballots on election night. The following results are based on unofficial counts and do not include absentee or affidavit ballots, which shouldn’t swing the results of any race. Contested countywide […]

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Voters return to the polls Tuesday

After months of campaign signs, door-to-door visits and stump speeches, the 2015 election year all comes down to next Tuesday. Voters go to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 3, for the Itawamba County general elections. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. With 36 races, both local and state, on the ballot, […]

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