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The Kings Mountain Herald | www.kmherald.net
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Total of 63 throw their hats into political ring
Candidate filing for the fall elections
in Cleveland County ended Friday at
noon with a total of 63 candidates
throwing their hats into the political
ring for offices open in 14 munieipali-
ties and on the board of education and
water board. :
The complete list provided by the
Cleveland County Board of Elections:
Town of Boiling Springs: Max
Hamrick, mayor, William K. Elliott,
James L. Beason Jr., Marty Thomas and
Clifton W. Philbeck for commissioner.
Town of Casar: Scott White and
Tommy McNeilly for commissioner
and Eddie Walker and Donald Ivester
for mayor.
Town of Earl: Patti Ellis Norman,
Ann Thackerson, Betsy Lavender,
per for mayor.
Town of Fallston: Gary Boggs for
mayor and Doris Weaver, Doug Clay
and Bill Herndon for council.
Town of Grover: Jackie Bennett,
Rodney Ross, commissioner.
City of Kings Mountain; Mike But-
ler, Patty: Hall, Ward II; Tommy
Hawkins and Jerry Mullinax, Ward 3,
and Dean Spears and Curtis Pressley,
At Large.
Town of Kingstown: Sharon Martin
and David Lattimore for mayor and Ho-
race Jefferies, James E. Wilson Clarissa
Jennings-Reid and Tammy Regina
Briscoe Spikes, James E. Wilson and
Horace Jefferies for commissioner.
Lattimore: Carolyn Wince, alder-
man, Alton G. Beal, mayor.
Lawndale: John FE. Sain for commis-
Patterson Springs: Randy Biggers
Carothers and Lee Van Canipe for com-
missioner.
Town of Polkville: Harold Terry and
Brenda Bridges for commissioner.
City of Shelby: Neil Blanton and
Dennis Bailey, Ward 4; Kevin Allen,
William Allen Gray, Ben Kittrell and
Fred Harrill Jr., Ward 5. Town of Waco:
Judy Thompson and Horace Lutz, al-
derman.
Cleveland County Water Board:
Don Melton, John Taylor, Amy
Bridges, Winston Reid McKee for com-
missioner.
Cleveland County board of Educa-
tion: Kathy B. Falls, Phillip B. Glover,
George Litton, S. Dale Oliver, Darius
Griffin, Donnie Thurman Jr., Jeff Gre-
Brenda Ivester Meltonand Laladge gory, Kenneth A. Ledford and Danny 4oNORED FOR SERVICE - Debra Blanton, Director of Elec-
Moss for commissioner and Max Hop- sioner. Blanton. tions, presents outgoing Board of Elections chairman Steve
Wells with a plague, as the board honors the Kings Mountain
man for eight years of service as chairman (March 2005-July
2013.) The hoard met last week to swear in new members.
NEW ELECTIONS BOARD — Wayne King (left) chairman, Doug
Sharpe, member, and Kathy Levsie, secretary, were sworn
in by Clerk of Court Mitzi Johnson as the new elections hoard
in Cleveland County. Levsie, a Republican, returns to the
board as secretary. King, the new chairman, is a Republican,
won third place in the cook-off. From left, Kenny Cordle, auxiliary president and cook for the Post 9811 Best Burger; James Sharpe, new member, is a Democrat. Republicans, with two
Blanton, senior vice-commander, also cook for Post 9811 Best Burger; Mike Yarbro, Commander, Jim Homesley, quarter- members, represent the majority party on the board. All the
master, and Chuck Sperry, house chairman. Cash prizes were first place, $300; second place $200; and third place $100. members are from the Kings Mountain area.
photo by STEVE BUCHANAN photo by BETSY WELLS
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