Stage set for May primaries
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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