Commission closes voting precinct at Studdard's Crossroads

Shown at the July 8 Fayette County Commission meeting, from left: Commissioners Joe Acker, John Underwood, Billy Joe Rodgers, James Knight, Shane Hughes, Barry Corkren and Commission Chairman Mike Freeman. Shown in the background on the left is County Administrator John Gordon.

The Fayette County Commission approved the closing of the Studdard’s Crossroads voting precinct during its July8 meeting. All commissioners and Commission Chairman Mike Freeman were in attendance for the meeting. Commissioner Barry Corkren made the motion to close the precinct, citing the small number of people using the precinct and the lack of adequate plumbing as reasons for the closure. Corkren added that the voters at the precinct could be relocated to nearby precincts without causing unnecessary hardships. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Billy Joe Rodgers and approved unanimously.


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