By Jesse Wood
June 27, 2013. Candidate filing for the 2013 Avery County municipal elections in Banner Elk, Newland, Sugar Mountain, Grandfather Village, Crossnore and Elk Park is less than two weeks away. The filing period lasts two weeks from July 5 to 19.
Seats up for election in Banner Elk:
- Mayor Brenda Lyerly
- Council Member Gail Draughon
- Council Member Robert Tufts
Seats up for election in Newland:
- Mayor Valerie Jaynes
- Council Member David Calvert
- Council Member Thomas Jackson
- Council Member Roxanna Roberson
Seats up for election in Sugar Mountain:
- Council Member Louise Anderson
- Council Member Bill Schmitt
Check back for what seats are up for election in Grandfather Village, Crossnore and Elk Park.
Candidate filing begins Friday, July 5, at noon and ends Friday, July 19, at noon.
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