Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the January 12th County Special Election, Hughes County Election Board Secretary Brandy Davis said today.
Please keep the following information and tips in mind as the election approaches.Read more
Friday, January 15th, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the February9th Allen and Weleetka Public School Special Election, Hughes County Election Board Secretary Brandy Davis said today.Read more
Much of African American existence in the United States was characterized by legal and customary racial segregation. Denied access to economic avenues, black citizens had no alternative other than to pool their resources and expertise to develop parallel structures within their own partially enclosed world. Equally, the institutions that they created also flowed from their cultural desires to construct their own identity. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century the institutional structure of the African American community manifested itself in the church, mutual benefit organizations, newspapers, and fraternal orders.Read more