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Election 2009: Seasoned public servant to have another go at mayor of Spencer

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SPENCER ó Jody Everhart has filed for another stint as mayor of Spencer.
Everhart, 50, has served as mayor for the past two years and six years overall. He has also served 12 years on the board of aldermen, 10 years as mayor pro tem.
Everhart said he decided to seek another term as mayor with the intention of keeping Spencer moving in the direction it’s presently moving. He said he also prides himself on his openness with the town’s residents, always willing to listen to their cares and concerns.
Everhart said that if re-elected, he’ll work to improve the town’s cleanliness, attract more businesses, hold a steady tax rate and improve schools, the library and sidewalks.
Everhart is a Spencer native, a graduate of North Rowan High School, who attended Lees-McRae College, Central Piedmont Community College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. He is a signal maintainer for Norfolk Southern. Everhart and his wife, Melinda, have three children. They live on Steeplechase Trail.
Everhart is a member of Central United Methodist Church, a lifetime member of the Spencer Jaycees, a member of the Spencer Moose Lodge and the Spencer Masonic and Eastern Star. He’s also a member of the Spencer Fire Department and its auxiliary.

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