Wayne Frazier, a longtime former educator in the Richmond County School System, announced his plans to run for the District 4 school board seat currently held by Barbara Pulliam.
The Marietta Republican is in a three-way contest with Democrat Jim Barksdale and Libertarian Allen Buckley. He must get more than 50 percent of the vote to avoid a runoff.
Area Republican officials say they stand strong behind GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump despite apparent campaign miscues that have area Democrats elated.
There will be one new face on the Aiken County school board after November's general election, and it will belong to Ahmed Samaha, who is assistant vice chancellor of student life at the University of South Carolina Aiken.
COLUMBIA - South Carolina's top state House Democrat doubled down Wednesday on his call for top elected Republicans to withdraw their support of Donald Trump.
Colorado's switch to voting by mail is Augusta's gain as Adams County, Colo., donates 100 surplus Diebold TSX voting machines to Richmond County Board of Elections. Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said a former Columbus, Ga.