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Mayor Danny Edwards and three city council members took the oath of office for their new four-year terms before about 80 people at the Walhalla Performing Arts Center on Monday night.
Officials said local elections in Oconee County and throughout the state on Tuesday provided a good test of the state’s new paper ballot voting system ahead of the local, state and national elections in 2020.
Members of the Oconee County Board of Elections and Voter Registration are scheduled to meet this morning to canvass votes from Tuesday’s municipal elections, consider provisional ballots and order any required recounts before certifying the results.
Council has spent the past several years improving the look of downtown Walhalla. The city has also seen more trails developed, such as the Stumphouse Mountain Bike Trail, part of the Palmetto Trail and the recently proposed downtown greenway loop that would connect downtown to the Palmetto Trail.