Two registered for town election

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By Staff Reports

HILLSVILLE — Two candidates so far have gathered enough petitions to be on the ballot for the spring elections in Hillsville, according to the Carroll County Voter Registrar’s Office.
Billie Taylor will run for mayor, according to Kim Cloud, general registrar.
Billy Walls Sr. will seek re-election as the representative for the Sulphur Springs ward.
Several others have picked up petitions at the registrar’s office and more candidates are expected, Cloud said.
Candidates have until March 4 at 7 p.m. to turn in the qualifying paperwork for the May 6 town elections.
Other important dates include:
• absentee voting begins in mid-March.
• the last day for citizens to register to vote is April 14.
• the last day to mail in an absentee ballot is April 29.
• the last day to cast an absentee ballot in person is May 3, a Saturday.