Advance voting started today in the election to fill the vacant District 4 Columbia County Commission seat.
Five candidates – Joey Brush, Eric Crawford, Bill Morris, David Payne and Vernon Thomas Sr. – are vying to replace former Commissioner Scott Dean, who resigned last month following a grand jury indictment on two counts of child molestation.
The hours for advance voting are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. It continues until Friday at the county Board of Elections Office, Building E, 500 Fairlcloth Drive, Evans.
For those wishing to vote in their own precinct, election day is March 15.