New Haven Mayor George Panhorst was re-elected in Tuesday’s election.
The passage of a bill that intends to reinstate the local sales tax on out-of-state vehicle purchases has been received with cautious optimism by Franklin County’s presiding commissioner.
John H. Zelch was elected in Tuesday’s municipal election to serve a four-year term on the Gerald-Rosebud Fire Protection District Board.
There were three board members elected in Tuesday’s municipal election to serve on the Village of Leslie. Scott D. Miller, Patricia Lueker and Harley Haynes were elected to serve two-year terms on the board. Miller and Haynes each received 10 votes, or 35.7 percent; and Lueker received 8 votes, or 28.6 percent.
Two incumbents were re-elected to their school board seats in the Spring Bluff R-15 School District Tuesday.
Incumbent Edward V. Fischer was re-elected as a Washington Special Road District commissioner Tuesday.
Washington Ward 3 residents have a new city council representative.
There are three candidates vying to be the Gerald mayor who will appear on the April 2 ballot.
Other than larger city races, the April 2 election ballot also will feature contests for school districts, smaller cities, ambulance districts, fire districts and a road district.
Voters in Washington’s Ward 3 will decide a two-way city council race next Tuesday.
A newcomer to the political arena and an incumbent both are vying for a seat on the Union Board of Aldermen in next Tuesday’s municipal election.
Union R-XI School District officials are hoping Proposition KIDS, an $8 million no-tax increase bond issue, will get voter approval.
The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
In October, the number of firearms background checks performed on potential gun buyers across the U.S. jumped 18.4%, according to data released by the FBI. The number of applications for gun ownership is considered a leading indicator for future gun sales.
Members of Congress said Sunday they want to know more details about the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer, questioning when the retired general popped up in the FBI inquiry, whether national security was compromised and why they weren't told sooner.