Area News

REGISTER BELL SEEKS RE-ELECTION AUGUST 2

Patricia W. Bell, who has served as Register of Deeds for the past two decades, is running unopposed in the August 2 election. She released the following statement to voters: “I would like to announce that I am a candidate for re-election for Perry County Register of Deeds. I am un-opposed in this election, but…

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FORMER MAYOR JOHN CARROLL SEEKS RETURN TO OFFICE

Former Perry County Mayor John Carroll is seeking election to that office on August 2. He released the following statement” “My name is John Carroll and I am seeking the office of Perry County Mayor. I am a graduate of the Nashville School of Law, have a Masters of Business Administration from Union University, and…

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DUNCAN RUNNING FOR ANOTHER TERM

Longtime Perry County Board of Education member Jackie Duncan is seeking re-election in District One. Following is his statement to voters: “My name is Jackie C. Duncan. I am running for re-election in the First District for School Board Member. “I have had the opportunity to serve the people of Perry County for many years,…

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INMATES LEARN NEW SKILLS, BLUEPRINT FOR BRIGHTER FUTURE

A program at the Perry County Jail has received statewide attention for its efforts to rehabilitate inmates and offer them a life outside the jail that many have called home. Sheriff Nick Weems said FOX 17’s Dennis Ferrier—The Ferrier Files—was in Linden covering another story when he learned about the jail’s carpentry program; he was…

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