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Stage set for May primaries

Week brings flurry of activity as filing period comes to a close

 Filing for office picked up steam this week. When the 12 p.m. deadline arrived Wednesday, 13 candidates had tossed their hats in the ring for county commission, 10 for school board, eight for sheriff and two for Register of Deeds. 

Republicans continue to lead the way in filing for all county offices. In the county commission race GOP candidates are John Mazza, Pamela Bunch, Tammie Hurst, incumbent Clay Logan, Daryl Moore, former commissioner Dwight Penland and interim school superintendent Scotty Penland, who had retired from the Hayesville school system several years ago. 

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By Becky Long Publisher

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
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