NEWBERRY — Election filing closed Monday for expiring seats on the Newberry County Board of Education and the Soil and Water Conservation District Commission. The following candidates for these nonpartisan offices will appear on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
Soil and Water District Commission
Carl Ben Setzler, of Newberry, is seeking a third consecutive term.
Toni Willingham Warren, of Newberry, has also filed.
For Soil and Water Commission, each voter will have the opportunity to select two candidates, and the two with the highest vote counts will be elected.
Board of Education District Two
No candidates have filed for the District Two seat, currently occupied by Lee Attaway, of Little Mountain. Attaway said he intends to run as a write-in candidate.
District Two includes parts of Hartford, Stoney Hill, O’Neal, Fairview, Wheeland, Midway and Little Mountain voting precincts.
Board of Education District Five
Quin M. Curenton, of Newberry, is the only candidate to have filed for this seat, currently held by Hugh Gray Jr., of Newberry. Gray said he intends to run as a write-in candidate.
District Five includes parts of Newberry wards One, Two, Three, Six, Beth-Eden, Johnstone, Mt. Bethel Garmany, Oakland, Prosperity, and St. Phillips/Jollystreet precincts.
Board of Education District Seven
Clyde Hill, of Newberry, has filed for re-election and is unopposed.
District Seven includes parts of Newberry wards One, Three, Four, Five, Six, Hartford, Helena, Johnstone, and Silverstreet precincts.