Bill Claxton was the lone qualifier in the special election to fill the Ward 1 seat on the Barnesville city council vacated by the death of his wife, Anne Claxton.
The City of Barnesville has called a special election to fill the unexpired term of Ward 1 council member Anne Claxton who died June 15 from injuries received in an accident June 4. The qualifying fee is $45.
Barnesville mayor Peter Banks has clarified remarks he made to the Barnesville Rotary Club Tuesday via videoconference.
For Barnesville PD Sgt. Jesse Blackmon (201), who was on duty, that was a time of trying to deal with his terror about whether his wife and two children would survive.