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Four more to seek office

The Calhoun County election year continues to heat up with four more announcements by press time Tuesday morning. Glenn Kimbrel, former Blountstown police chief, has thrown his hat into the ring to run for sheriff. He will be on the democratic ticket, going up against Roman Wood in the Aug. 14 primary. The winner will face James “Jimmy” Baggett, Ken Futch and Earl Hunt (all NPA) in the general election Nov. 6. Former BHS agriculture teacher Ron Mears has filed his intent to run for Superintendent of Schools. He will run as a democrat, facing incumbent Tommy McClellan on the primary ballot. The winner will meet Logan Barbee, Julie Leonard Smith and Ralph Yoder (all NPA) in November. Local businessman Ray Howell (D) and county commissioner Danny Ray Wise (D), are running for Clerk of Court. They will go up against Renee Attaway Crawford (D).

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