School Board: Reynolds wins; Hill, West headed to a runoff

Wayne Reynolds, a retired educator and registered nurse from Athens, has won the Republican nomination for the District 8 seat on the State Board of Education.

Reynolds defeated business executive and former Madison school board member Rich McAdams.

The seat is now held by Mary Scott Hunter, who is running for the Alabama Senate.

Jessica Fortune Barker is on the ballot as a Democrat in the general election.

The Republican primary for the District 2 seat on the Alabama State Board of Education is headed to a runoff.

Former Dothan school board member Melanie Hill and Auburn City School Board President Tracie West will meet in a July runoff.

They are running for the District 2 seat held by Betty Peters, who isn’t seeking re-election.

The winner will face Democrat Adam Jortner in November