Drop Outs And Ins

And then there were 9. With the to drop out of the November election 12 noon yesterday, 3 Loudon City council candidates withdrew from the race. Tim Brewster, Johnny James and Betty Jo McAllister all removed themselves from the race. That leaves 9 candidates vying for four seats. It ought to be a real race.

In other election news, Ric Best picked up a petition to run for the vacant 6th district school board seat. Best ran for school board back in 2004 in the 7th district but lost to Nancy Pauley. At that time he was living in Tellico Village.  

6th district school board candidates have till 12 noon, September 8th to file their qualifying petitions for the seat.