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November 5-- Voters went to the polls in four of Montgomery County's towns Tuesday.

Mount Vernon

Incumbent Mayor Joey Fountain was re-elected by a wide margin over Mackey Hill, 435 to 57.

In the race for three at-large city council seats, incumbents Pete Horton and John Roller won with 262 and 254 votes, respectively.  The third seat goes to Elizabeth Williams with 245 votes versus 200 votes for Nakia Brazell.


Three incumbents were re-elected to at-large city council seats.  Among the four running for the three seats Arren Moses got 75 votes, Bennie Sammons 64, Janice Braddy 60 and John Carpenter 45.

Voters also okayed extending Sunday sale of alcohol in Uvalda from 12:30 p.m. till midnight after a petition circulated by Ladson's Food Mart got the question on the ballot.


Voters gave 30-year-old Jesse Ledford 38 votes over challenger Chris McLendon's 16 in the mayor's race.  Current Mayor Donna Powell is not seeking re-election but still got18 write-in votes.

Ledford went door-to-door urging people to vote and promising more openness in city government.


Voters in Tarrytown said no to alcohol sales.  They voted 13 to 9 against liquor sales by the drink and 14 to 8 against Sunday sales.