SPRINGFIELD-- Springfield city commissioners selected a new commissioner from the seven finalists.
Earlier this month. Ward 3 Commissioner Jimmy Talley surprised everyone by resigning after receiving a promotion with the Panama City Fire Department.
After ranking the candidates and tallying the results they announced that Jack Kennington would serve the remainder of Talley's term.
He has been a resident of Springfield since 2006, and has been involved with community efforts for the last twenty years.
The next regular election will be in April of 2015