Both Mayors return as winners: Johnston’s Mayor Culbreath received 370 votes, Richard Deese 229. Edgefield’s Mayor Durham was unopposed and got 79 votes.
Ward 2 has a new Councilman—Emmanuel Gilchrist — unopposed, with 100 votes. Tommy Burton, imcumbent, returns as Councilman from Ward 4 with 92 votes; Tracy Hamilton, his opposition, received 46.
In Edgefield: Sherry Holmes is the new Councilwoman for Ward I with 23 votes over Gloria Bynum’s 7. Rodgers had no opposition and returns to Council (Ward 5) with 8 votes. Bill Jackson lost to Scott Mims in Ward 3 with Jackson 3, Mims 24.