Early Voting begins Monday for the DTC Communications' election of directors.
Directors will be elected in three exchanges, including the Alexandria (529), Liberty (536), and Smithville (215/597) exchanges.
Incumbents Bennie Curtis and Randy Campbell are running unopposed in the Alexandria and Liberty exchanges, respectively.
The Smithville exchange is represented by four candidates: Incumbent Paul Cantrell and three who qualified by petition - Freddy N. Colvert, Ronald Garrison, and Vester Parsley, Jr.
Voting for directors will take place at the cooperative's annual meeting on Saturday, Sept. 16 and during early voting Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 11-13.
Only DTC members may vote, and each member must present identification. For a single membership, only that individual may vote. Either member of a joint membership may vote, but not both. In the case of a business membership, a business affidavit is required.
The early voting schedule and locations are as follows:
Early Voting Hours: Monday, Sept. 11 ? Noon to 7 p.m.,Tuesday, Sept. 12 ? Noon to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13 ? 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Early Voting Locations: Kenneth Sandlin Building, DeKalb County Fairgrounds, Alexandria, Gordonsville Clinic/DTC Conference Room, 126 JMZ Drive, Gordonsville, DeKalb County Courthouse, Room 100, 1 Public Square, Smithville, DTC Training Center (formerly Woodbury phone store), located beside the DTC Customer Service Center, Woodbury
On Saturday, Sept. 16, gates to the DeKalb County Fairgrounds in Alexandria will open at 11:45 a.m., with voting from noon until 4 p.m. The business meeting will begin at 4 p.m. or once the last person in line at that time has voted.
For additional guidelines regarding membership and voting, refer to the by-laws section of any DTC phone directory, or call DTC at 615-529-2955.