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August 24--  There are only two contested races in municipal elections in Toombs County November 5 and both of them are in Vidalia.

The At-Large council seat currently held by Kailey Dees is being sought by former Vidalia Police Chief Frank Waits and Bob Dixon, a finance executive at Building Materials Corporation.

The Fourth Ward race for the seat currently held by Lisa Chesser is between Logan Lawrence, a legal assistant at the law firm of Craig & Calhoun, and Loyd Mobley, single family operations manager at Building Materials Corporation.

Neither Dees nor Chesser is running for re-election.  Third Ward incumbent John Raymond  Turner is unchallenged in his bid for re-election.

In Lyons, all three incumbents are unopposed including Mayor Willis NeSmith, Jr., Third Ward Councilman Ivy Toole and Fifth Ward Councilman Rick Hartley.

In Santa Claus, incumbent Mayor Vince Meadows is not running and Amy Lawler has qualified for the office.  Post Two city council incumbent Timothy Horton is not running and Donita Bowen has qualified.  Post Three councilman Tad Bryant is unopposed.