The Town of Braxton is slated to have a special election on November 13. The election is being held to fill a vacancy left by beloved Mayor Mable Everett, who recently passed away. The qualifying deadline passed on October 24. Three candidates have qualified. Rodney Barnett, Shane Brown, and Tate Yelverton will be running for office.
The installation of new lights on Highways 49 and 13 is now complete. Mayor Todd Booth said, “It looks nice. It does a lot to improve the look of our town from the highway.” Booth said he has heard positive feedback from several citizens around town.
The Mendenhall Tigers remain perfect but had their biggest scare of the season last Friday against the Northeast Lauderdale Trojans. The Tigers entered the game still missing a key playmaker in Michael Simmons Jr., but Tabuiz Camper was active after being sidelined for last week’s contest.