Thursday, April 30, 2009
By BARRY BURLESON
Next Tuesday, May 5, is decision day for voters inside the city limits of Holly Springs.
The primary election features candidates for mayor and five board of aldermen positions.
All voting on May 5 will take place at the fire station from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If a primary runoff election is needed, it will be held on Tuesday, May 19.
All City of Holly Springs candidates are running as Democrats.
The city clerk’s office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for absentee voting. It will also be open Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. May 2 is the last day to vote absentee in person in the city clerk’s office.
The deadline for receipt of mailed absentee ballots is Monday, May 4, in order to be counted for the primary election.
Mayoral candidates are Andre’ DeBerry, Lawrence Riddle, Patricia Selman and Barry Thomas.
Seeking the alderman at large seat are Johnnie A. Bagley, Henry Boyd Jr. and Tim Liddy.
Running for alderman Ward 1 are Russell Johnson and Betty Yates.
Candidates for alderman Ward 2 are Naylond Hayes and Calvin James.
Running for the alderman Ward 3 seat are Garrie Colhoun and Chris Stephenson.
Candidates for alderman Ward 4 are Hoyt Johnson, Christy Owens and Harvey L. Payne Sr.
Also on the ballot are candidates for the Democratic Executive Committee. There are five positions and five candidates – Landry Hearn, Fergenia Hood, Kelly Jordan, Sara Power and James E. Richmond.
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