Scotland County’s municipal elections are Nov. 7. Here are the candidates

From staff reports

Voters across Scotland County will go to the polls Nov. 7 to choose mayors members of local boards.

Municipal governing boards, which are typically led by mayors, are responsible for using taxpayers’ money to fund services such as law enforcement and trash collection. They also have the final say over proposed development projects, including new homes and businesses, within town limits. 

Here are the candidates.

Gibson Mayor

Archie Herring

Gibson Town Council 

Gwen Arrigon (current mayor) 

Ronnie Hudson

Gregory Leech

Myra Tyndall

Laurinburg Mayor

Loretta McNeil

James (Jim) Willis (incumbent) 

Laurinburg City Council, District 1

Rosemary Rainer

Laurinburg City Council, District 2

Mary Jo Adams (incumbent) 

Maxton Mayor

Bethea McDougal

Emmett (Chip) Morton

Shelman Spencer

Maxton Board of Commissioners 

Toni (Kandy) Bethea (incumbent) 

Michael Hines

Robert Macy

James McDougald

Paul McDowell (incumbent) 

Charnette J. Murphy

Wagram Mayor

Chad Bailey

Barbara McRae Pierce

Wagram Board of Commissioners

Robert McLaughlin (incumbent)

Lori A. Reynolds

Kendrick Thomas

Iasia Wells