A member of the Jackson County Board of Commissioners filed a complaint Monday of “harassment by phone” against one of the candidates vying for the BOC chairmanship. District commissioner Dwain Smith filed a complaint with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department against BOC chairman candidate Ron Johnson about a Sunday phone call Johnson allegedly made to Smith.
Meanwhile, early voting for the Aug. 5 runoff will begin Monday in Jackson, Banks and Barrow counties. Highlighting area races are runoffs in Barrow and Jackson counties for Chairman of the BOC and in all three counties a runoff for District Attorney.
For details on these stories and more, see the July 23 issues of The Jackson Herald, The Banks County News, The Commerce News, The Braselton News and The Madison County Journal.
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