Derrick “Delbo” Wright won Tuesday’s runoff election in the town of Five Points, and will be the next mayor. Wright finished with 50 total votes, or 62 percent of the ballots cast. Challenger Sandra Kendrick received 31 votes, or 38 percent. Three absentee ballots were cast and Wright received two of those.
Wright will take office on November 5 and will replace longtime Five Points Mayor Geneva Bledsoe, who chose not to seek re-election.