Updated 8/7/20


After the votes were counted Thursday evening, Giles County voters said NO to the Sales and Use Tax during the General Election.
The tax referendum on county ballots explained the tax would increase the local sales and use tax rate from 2.50 to 2.75.
Unofficial totals were 1,288 voting yes for the tax and 2,940 voting no.
In Lynnville, Robert E. White is the new mayor and former alderman Charles Jett is the new alderman defeating William Morse.
In Elkton, former mayor Payton Blade is the new alderman. Blade was appointed earlier this year to finish the term of Darren Shockney.
In Minor Hill, Roger Thompson defeated Chad Ingram for alderman.
Incumbent Tommy Hyatt won the Accessor of Property race with 2,466 votes.
In the school board race, Mary McCloud was the winner over Tommy Pope in District 2.
Katie Journey defeated Leigh Rena Brymer in District 4 and Willa Sherrell Smith won over Debra Poole Tillman.