Four more qualify

Published 11:00 pm Monday, July 9, 2012

It’s the second week of qualifying for municipal election candidates and three more people have stepped forward in Brundidge.

Jaine Treadwell has declared her intention to run for District 2, Andrea Bailey hopes to be the councilmember for District 3 and Byron Gaynor is running in District 4.

The trio qualified behind nine others in Troy and nine others in Brundidge who took care of their paperwork last week.

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Current District 3 Councilman Jason Reeves qualified as a mayoral candidate in Troy; incumbent Charlie Dunn qualified in District 1, so did Shelby Tuck; Greg Meeks is hoping to step into the District 2 council seat as his father departs his duties there; Marcus Paramore and Todd Kreis have both qualified for District 3; incumbent Johnny Witherington hopes to be re-elected to the District 4 council spot; and incumbent Wanda Moultry and Dejerilyn Henderson want to represent District 5.

In Brundidge, incumbent Mayor Jimmy Ramage and Michael Foster both qualified in hopes of representing Brundidge as mayor for the next four years; incumbent Lawrence Bowdin would like to continue on as the District 1 councilmember; Arthur Griffin, incumbent councilmember for District 2, qualified; Margaret Ross, Anthony Foster and Terry Casey would like to claim the District 3 spot on the city council; incumbent Cynthia Pearson hopes to continue on as the representative for District 4; and Steven Coleman, incumbent, is running again for District 5.

Qualifying ends at 5 p.m. on July 17. Officials from Goshen and Banks have not returned phone calls.