NEWPORT NEWS -- It was a close race, but in the end former educator Rick E. Jones, Jr. claimed victory over Gary Hunter and Curtis D. Bethany III in the race for the school board at-large seat.

Douglas C. Brown was elected in the North District race, while T. Jeff Stodgill won by a narrow margin to take the seat in the Central District.

The city council North Seat B went to Sharon P. Scott. Saundra Nelson Cherry took the win over her opponents for the South Seat B.

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