A total of 917 people voted early in the DTC Communications' election of directors this week.
The early voting breakdown at each voting location is as follows: Alexandria 131, Gordonsville 36, Smithville 642, and Woodbury 108.
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
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.
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.