Contested city council elections decided Tuesday
Everly, Hartley races highlight local ballots
November 9, 2023
There will be a couple of new faces when city councils in Everly and Hartley meet for the first time in 2024.
In Hartley, Matt Dolphin received 162 votes while Greg Cotter tallied 151 to lock up the two open city council seats. Dolphin is a newcomer while Cotter has served on the council since July when he was appointed to fill a vacancy. Kenny Embrey was on the outside looking in with 52 votes.
In Everly, incumbent Mayor Ron Thompson edged challenger and current Council Member Tracey Grigg-Schuver by five votes, 54-49. Winners of the three open council seats were incumbents Denise Cook (85...