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November 5th, 2014
Adams County Republicans gathered at the Elks Lodge in Decatur to await the results of Tuesday’s General Election. As the final votes were tallied, several members of the GOP gathered as newly-elected Prosecutor Jeremy Brown was officially declared the winner.
CONTESTED COUNTYWIDE RACES
√ Voglewede (R) - 4,281
Affolder (D) - 3,325
√ Brown (R) - 4,865
Harvey (D) - 2,782
District 1 seat
√ Stoppenhagen (R) - 2,034
District 2 seat
Once the Miller property is sold to Adams County as a site for the new county jail, should commissioners consider annexing a portion of the land into the city of Decatur once it is purchased?
That subject was broached by Adams County Attorney Mark Burry Monday afternoon at the weekly meeting of the Adams County Commissioners. He offered narratives which were advantageous to both the county and the city.
Voting began at 6 a.m. today on what has been predicted to be a light day of polling in Adams County and across the nation. Above, two area residents cast their votes at the North Adams Community Schools’ administration building.
There’s a lot happening in Berne, according to the Berne Chamber of Commerce, and getting the word out was the main topic at a special State of Tourism meeting held Monday evening.
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The Adams County Republican Party will offer rides to the polls Tuesday for all who need assistance. Call Adams County GOP chairman Bill Borne at 565-3460 at leave a message with your name, address, polling place and any other requirements or needs you may have. Borne will arrange the route and call you back with a time for you to be picked up after all arrangements have been made.
If demand for a ride to the polls is high, other party members will assist to assure all get their opportunity to vote.
The American Red Cross is in the process of cutting 1,200 jobs across the country. The program specialist for the Adams County shapter, Vikki Ellis, was among those let go during the nationwide cuts. Her last day on the job was Friday.
The Red Cross fiscal year runs from July to June. Ellis said that at the end of fiscal year 2014 the numbers showed the Red Cross was operating at a $70 million deficit. “You can’t continue to do that and keep the doors open everywhere,” Ellis said.
The polls will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday and close 12 hours later as voting in the 2014 General Election takes place in Adams County and throughout the nation.
Adams County voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots in two countywide contested ballots Tuesday.
Members of the Bellmont volleyball team walked off the court in dejected fashion Saturday after their season came to an end in the Class 6A semi-state tournament. Bellmont fell to Concordia, while the Adams Central Lady Jets also saw their season end with a semi-state loss to Southwood in Class 2A. See the online or print editions of today's Democrat for game stories and more.