WHITMIRE — The Town of Whitmire had two residents file for the council seat vacated by Billy Hollingsworth after he was elected mayor in November 2012.
Former councilwoman Chrystal Harsha and Walter Coleman “WC” Erwin filed for the sixth seat. The winner in the election, which will be held April 2 at the Whitmire Fire Department, will fill Hollingsworth’s unexpired term, which end Dec. 31, 2014. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day.
Whitmire Town Clerk Carla Taylor said both applicants filed all their forms correctly including their statement of ethics form.
The next town council meeting is 6 p.m. March 11 at the community center.