Board of Elections will decide format of special election to replace Commissioner Coston

The contentious question of how to conduct a special election to replace Commissioner Pota Coston will be determined next week by the Fayette County Board of Elections. Fayette Newspapers reported this week on comments from County Administrator Steve Rapson that the county was leaning toward holding the special election under an at-large system, as opposed…

County Commissioner Pota Coston dies after months long battle with cancer

Fayette County News has confirmed that Fayette County Commission Vice-Chair Pota Coston died today as a result of a months long battle with breast cancer. Coston has the distinction of having been the first black candidate to serve on the Fayette County Board of Commissioners when she was sworn in this January. Coston has been…

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