Sutton, Bell winners in runoff
Keith Sutton defeated Mayor Kary Story in the Pocahontas mayoral race and Kevin Bell was elected Sheriff of Randolph County in the runoff election Tuesday.
In unofficial returns Sutton received 634 votes or 53.77 percent and Story received 545 or 46.23 percent of the votes. Story was seeking his second term as mayor of Pocahontas. He was elected in 2014. A total of 1,179 votes were cast in the mayoral race.
Sutton also won the general election race on Nov. 6, but failed to receive a majority of votes in that three-way race.
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