School board candidate filing ends at noon today
Today at noon is the deadline to file to run for the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education.
Seats one, two, four and six are up for election.
Here’s who has filed so far:
Dr. Richard Miller and W.F. Owens are running for seat one, which represents the northern part of the Rowan-Salisbury School System – North Rowan elementary, middle and high schools, Hanford-Dole Elementary and Henderson Independent.
There are three contestants for seat two – Lawrence Helms, Dean Hunter and L.A. Overcash. The seat represents the schools in the southern area of the district, including South Rowan High School, Corriher-Lipe Middle School and China Grove, Enochville, Landis and Millbridge elementary schools.
The district’s western schools are covered by seat four. Travis Allen and Kay Wright Norman have filed for the seat that represents West Rowan middle and high schools and Cleveland, Hurley, Mount Ulla and Woodleaf elementary schools.
Jean Kennedy is running for re-election for seat six, a special seat that represents an L-shaped portion of the county that runs through western and downtown portions of Salisbury and into East Spencer. No one else has filed for seat six.
The filing fee is $5, and the nonpartisan election will be held Nov. 4.