Burton is New Councilman – Culbreath Wins over Felder
Edgefield and Johnston held elections on Tuesday for Town Council. Only one Ward in each town had candidates vying for the seats — Ward 1 in Johnston and Ward 6 in Edgefield. Winner of Ward 1 in Johnston is Terrence Culbreath with 76 votes, winning over Calvin Felders, Sr., who had 50 votes. Ward 6 in Edgefield will be represented by Scotty Burton who won over the incumbent Otis Yeldell, Jr., 18 votes to 3.
Those whose seats which were up for re-election, but had no opposition were: in Edgefield Jasper Lloyd, Ward 2, and Herbert Yarborough, Ward 4; in Johnston, Ward 3, Tyra Miller, and Ward 3, Frank Nicholson III.