SUMRALL, MS (WDAM) - Sumrall voters elected Brittany ttany Fortenberry as alderwoman-at-large on Tuesday.
During a special held election, Fortenberry defeated Adam Grimsley with 118 votes to Grimsley's 99, according to Sumrall City Clerk Jo Ann Robbins. One affidavit ballot remains to be counted on Wednesday.
"What a day this has been! I am honored to represent the citizens of Sumrall as their next alderman at large. I appreciate the confidence that you have placed in me to make the right decisions for the tow," Fortenberry wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday night.