Jimmy Hooper was re-elected as chairman of the Banks County Board of Commissioners in a 1,458-1,397 vote over challenger Will Ramsey.
Carlton Speed won the re-election in the sheriff's race with 2,384 votes. Bob Blackwell had 397 votes and Mark Bandy had 116 votes.
In other races, David Duckett and Charles Turk were re-elected to serve on the BOC.
There will be two run-off elections on July 26--In the probate judge race where Keith Gardiner and Helen Hewell will be on the ballot and in the coroner's race where Bobby Eubanks and Mark Savage will be on the ballot.
See this week's issue of The Banks County News for more election coverage results.