Late commissioner’s son appointed to his seat
Josh Mercer, son of the late Bledsoe County Commission Chairman Craig Mercer was appointed Monday, July 19, to fill his father’s seat as District 2, Part B commissioner. He was the only candidate to request being appointed to his late father’s seat.
Mercer said with his current occupation, he would not be eligible to run for office following the end of his father’s term.
For more see the July 29 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.