07/17/11 — Few candidates file for 2011 municipal elections

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Few candidates file for 2011 municipal elections

By Steve Herring
Published in News on July 17, 2011 12:14 AM

There are enough candidates for board races in the Nov. 8 municipal elections in the Village of Walnut Creek and the town of Pikeville, but not in the towns of Seven Springs and Eureka.

Filing for those offices, as well as for four sanitary districts, closed Friday at noon.

There are no municipal elections this year in Goldsboro, Mount Olive and Fremont because of redistricting. Filing for those municipal elections will be begin at noon on Feb. 13, 2012, and end at noon Feb. 29. The elections will be help in the spring.

No one filed for the three board seats up for election in Eureka and only one person, Bobby Mozingo, filed for one of the three Seven Springs board seats on the ballot. Alan Cash is the only candidate for mayor in Seven Springs.

Four people filed for the three Pikeville town board seats: Tom Evans, Todd S. Anderson, Robert Hooks and Charles Hooks.

Filing for the three board seats on the Walnut Creek council were David "Stoney" Sloan, Danny Jackson, Tom Shaw and Greg Ricker.

Filing for election to the sanitary districts were:

* Fork Township (two seats): Andy G. Hartley, David Jackson and Gary Holland.

* Northwestern Wayne (five seats): William "Bill" Lynch, James S. Kirby, Danny K. Tillman, George Wayne Aycock Jr., Hope A. Hart and Walter F. Bridgers.

* Southern Wayne (three seats): Scott T. Ingram, Marty Shaw, Billy Brock, William "Bill" Harrell and C.R. "Chet" Whitman.

* Southwestern Wayne (five seats): David A. Bennett, W. Harold Hollingsworth Sr., Daryll Overton, Gail Minchew, Jimmy B. Cox and Alan Lumpkin.