Perdido Beach officials to take office this week

The first mayor and council of the new town of Perdido Beach will be sworn in this week after an October election was canceled when each race drew only one unchallenged candidate, Baldwin County officials said.

Incorporation was approved in April and a municipal election was set for Oct. 6. But when the July 13-31 qualifying period ended, there was only one candidate in each spot, county officials said

Perdido Beach officials to take office this week