6 names added to Republican ticketPublished 12:00am Thursday, January 16, 2014
As of Wednesday, six candidates have qualified on the Republican ticket for local offices this year, including:
• for sheriff: Dennis Meeks (I) and Chris Byrd;
• for revenue commissioner: Cindy Cook;
• for county school board, seat No. 5: James “Jimmy” Prestwood (I) and Terry Holley;
• for coroner: Eddie Rowell.
County Democratic Party Chairman Billy Hughes said that no one has qualified on the party’s ticket, as of yet.