Winder City Council incumbent Bob Dixon won a second term Tuesday in a hotly contested race with challenger Lorin Sinn-Clark. A total of 699 Winder residents voted in the runoff. The unofficial vote count was 376 for Dixon and 323 for Sinn-Clark — a difference of just 53 votes.
Dixon won in the voting Tuesday at the Winder Community Center with 175 votes to Sinn-Clark's 141 votes. He also beat Sinn-Clark in the advance and absentee voting. He received 201 early votes and she received 182 votes.
For the full story, read the Dec. 4 edition of the Barrow Journal.