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Some local voters will have new polling places

The primary elections are still a couple months away, but voters can expect changes when they go to the polls the first week of June.

Several Warren County voters will be voting at new precincts that were approved this week by the Warren County Election Commission. The change in precinct locations became necessary when the Warren County School District made the decision to no longer allow Sherman Avenue School, Redwood Elementary School and Warren Central Junior High School to be used for elections. School officials expressed safety concerns.

The Redwood and Oak Ridge precincts have been combined, and the approximately 340 voters will cast ballots at Ridgeway Baptist Church, located at the corner of Oak Ridge Road and Redwood Road.

The Culkin precinct at Sherman Avenue School has been divided into two precincts with approximately 900 voters northeast of Henry Road and Muddy Creek now voting at Oakland Baptist Church, 2959 Oak Ridge Road. Approximately 3,000 voters southwest of Henry Road and Muddy Creek will vote at Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Oak Ridge Road.

The more than 2,100 voters who used to vote at Warren Central Junior High School will now vote at Tree House Banquet Hall, 1837 Cherry Street.

The Tingleville precinct has been divided into two precincts. Approximately 950 voters who live east of the existing precinct will continue to vote at The Church of God, 5598 Gibson Road. The remaining 560 voters who live north and west of the existing precinct will vote at Fisher Ferry Fire Station No. 2, 4423 Lee Road.

All other voting precincts will remain the same.

For more voter information, call the circuit clerk’s office at 601-636-3961 or visit co.warren.ms.us/election-commission.