Members of the DeKalb County Republican Party met Saturday morning at the courthouse to elect a Chairman and Executive Committee for the next two years.
Two term Chairman Kennith Vanatta was returned to a third term as Chairman of the DeKalb County Republican Party.
Other current members of the Executive Committee were also returned for another term including Vice Chairperson Barbara Vandergriff, Secretary Larry Green, Treasurer Dennis Stanley, Vice Treasurer Vester Parsley, Jr. and Jennifer Winfree as the representative from the DeKalb County Republican Women's Club.
Vanatta thanked the party faithful for the confidence and trust they have placed in him to continue to lead the local party. He spoke of the party's growth and success in recent years, and he pledged to work for continued growth in the year's ahead, with the help of others.
Party leaders also announced plans for the Lincoln Day Dinner, organized by the DeKalb County Republican Women's Club. Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey and State Senator Mae Beavers will be the featured speakers during the dinner on Saturday, March 31st at 7:00 p.m. at the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.