Stone, Leggett, Bloodworth win elections

In a light voter turnout Tuesday, Bayne Stone was reelected Mayor of Hazlehurst over challenger Eric Griffin by a 305-208 vote. In the Ward 3 Commissioner race, Diane Leggett outpolled Johnny Miles 69-51 and in the Ward 4 Commissioner race, incumbent John Bloodworth defeated challenger Rickey Phillips 100-51. Only 517 of the registered voters in the city cast ballots, which was 23.52% of the registered voters.In a light voter turnout Tuesday, Bayne Stone was reelected Mayor of Hazlehurst over challenger Eric Griffin by a 305-208 vote. In the Ward 3 Commissioner race, Diane Leggett outpolled Johnny Miles 69-51 and in the Ward 4 Commissioner race, incumbent John Bloodworth defeated challenger Rickey Phillips 100-51. Only 517 of the registered voters in the city cast ballots, which was 23.52% of the registered voters.

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