Colbert County Republicans get boost from Trump in historic wins

An image of the Colbert County Courthouse in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Completed in 1882, the Tuscumbia courthouse was razed in its entirety, save for its brick walls, and rebuilt, with a clock tower added, in 1909. The Colbert County Courthouse, which features Greek Revival and Italianate influences, is part of the Colbert County Courthouse Square Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This image © Capitolshots Photography, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

TUSCUMBIA- History was made in Colbert County tonight as several republicans were elected to seats normally held by Democrats. It’s a new day in Colbert County as we now have a two-party system in our fine county. The final results:

Colbert County Commission

District #1

Tommy Barnes (R) defeats Rex Burleson

District #2

David Black (R) defeats Ronda Hood

District #3

Dr. Jimmy Gardiner (D)defeats Fromer Tuscumbia Mayor Dean McCormick

District #4

Emmitt Jimmar gets to keep his seat although there is an ongoing investigation at the Leighton polling place

over poll workers handing out marked ballots. Fred Joly ran a great race against Emitt, who did little or no campaigning

District #5

Darol Bendall (R) Defeated Roger Creekmore (D)

District #6

Jace Kimbrough defeated by Charles Hovater (D)

School Board Seats

Sandra James (R) defeated Mary Parker(D)

Thomas Barnes (R) defeated Jarrod Johnson (D)

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