Page 6A 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 Cool Savings on Air Conditioners! PAINT & Boby SHOP J 704-730-0050 Ld Monday-Friday 8-8; Saturday 8-6 p 2027 Shelby Hwy Kings Mountain SAMA 4 Want an online subscription? Call Kathy at 704.739.7496 or email kathy.kmherald @gmail.com www.kmherald.net Check us out online!