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9 qualify for local primary

With a little more than a week left in qualifying, nine people have qualified for the March 1 Republican primary, chairman William Blocker said. There are only two races in which more than one person has qualified.

• For Covington County Board of Education place 3, Jeff Bailey qualified on Oct. 9;

• For Covington County Board of Education place 4, Linda Powell qualified on Oct. 15;

• For Covington County Commission Chairman, Greg White qualified on Oct. 5;

• For Covington County Commission Chairman, Bill Godwin qualified on Oct. 9;

• For District 1 Commissioner, Kenneth Northey qualified on Oct. 7;

• For District 2 Commissioner, Joe Barton qualified on Oct. 26;

• For District 3 Commissioner, Tony Holmes qualified on Oct. 15;

• For District 4 Commissioner, Kylan Lewis qualified on Oct. 12; and

• For District 4 Commissioner, Allen Lucas qualified on Oct. 16.

 

Offices up for election are:

• Board of Education places 3 and 4. Fees are $100;

• All four commission seats. Fees are $450;

• Commission chairman. Fees are $600;

Also on the ballot are district attorney; district judge and circuit judge. Candidates are required to qualify with the state party.

Walter Merrell has qualified for district attorney.