No primaries set for Tuesday


There will be no municipal primary elections in Kemper County next week.

All contested races in the towns of DeKalb and Scooba will be settled in the General Election on June 8.

In DeKalb, there are two contested races, Mayor Clark Adams, a Democrat, is being challenged by former mayor Homer Hall who is running as an independent.

In Ward 3, incumbent Tracey Naylor, an independent, is being challenged by Democrat Sampson Scott. Those running unopposed are: Bessie Gale, Ward 1; Mamie Alexander, Ward 2; Mary Donald, Ward 4; and, Keith Barnes, Ward 5.

All candidates in Scooba are running as independents.

Mayor Craig N. Nave is unopposed and will go in for his first full term.

Incumbent Ward 3 alderman Margaret Ann Jackson is being challenged by Sarah A. Buie.

Those running unopposed in the other alderman races are: Kelvin Brown, Ward 1, Kenneth E. Sparks, Ward 2; Chris Collins, Ward 4 and Rodney Woodard, Ward 5.

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