Blackshear Councilman Shawn Godwin (District 5) has been recalled from office in a special recall election held today, Tuesday, December 1.
Fifty-three residents, representing 15.92 percent of District Five's registered voters, cast a ballot in the recall election with 39 in favor of recalling Godwin and 14 opposed to the recall.
The election was held following certification of a petition to recall Godwin that was circulated in the district by resident Sharon Komanecky.
An election fill Godwin's vacated seat will now be held. See next week's edition of The Blackshear Times for more details.