Suwannee Democrat


May 6, 2014

City election: Gill wins clerk, Nobles wins mayor

City manager charter amendment passes

Live Oak — Live Oak Mayor Sonny Nobles and Clerk John Gill dominated in votes Tuesday night as local residents made their way to the polls to let their voice be heard. 

Nobles, incumbent, received 549 votes; Jefferson received 342 votes; Tasha Cockburn garnered 98 of the votes and Andrew Gonzalez mustered 54 votes. 

For the city clerk race, Gill defeated challenger Jeanne d'Eauédè 857 votes to Jeanne’s 182 to retain office.

Amendment One to the Live Oak charter passed with 564 votes to 435.

The charter will be amended to establish a council-manager form of government instead of the previous council-administrator plan. 

Voter turnout was 30.47 percent; 1,052 of the 3,453 registered city voters participated.

Text Only
Local News

Suwannee Democrat

Jasper News
Mayo Free Press
Arrest Record


AP Video

Must Read
Business Marquee
Election 2014
AP Video
Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
House Ads
Twitter Updates

The sales tax holiday is Aug. 1-3. Does this affect your back-to-school shopping?

Comes too late. Shopping's done.
Perfect timing.
Too early. Kids need supply lists.
     View Results