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Qualifying for city elections to begin Tuesday

The signs are out in full force this summer, which means one thing – election time is here again.

Qualifying for municipal elections in Russellville, Phil Campbell, Red Bay, Vina and Hodges will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 3 and will end at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 17.

Qualifying papers are available at each of the city halls within the county.

The municipal elections will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 28 and any run-offs will be held on Oct. 9.

Red Bay City Clerk Linda Holcomb said it’s important that anyone who has moved updates his or her voter registration information quickly.

To be eligible to run, candidates must have lived in their city for at least 30 days prior to the election.

Russellville city officials said polling places will be located at the following sites:

District 1 – high school, District 2 – the former College Avenue Elementary School building, District 3 – city hall, District 4 – Chuckie Mullins Center and District 5 – the A.W. Todd Centre.

The following is a list of candidates who have either placed signs or who have published candidate announcements in the Franklin County Times. This is not an official or complete list of candidates.

• Phil Campbell City Council – Roy Nagle

• Red Bay Mayor – Bobby Forsythe

• Red Bay Council Place 1 – Mike Kennedy

• Red Bay Council Place 2 – Mike Stockton

• Red Bay Council Place 3- David Tiffin

• Red Bay Council Place 4 – Charlene Fancher

• Red Bay Council Place 5 – Brad Bolton

• Russellville Mayor – Troy Oliver and David Grissom

• Russellville Council District 1 – Jeff Masterson, David Palmer and Terry Bolton

• Russellville Council District 2 – William Nale and Pat Seal

• Russellville Council District 3 – Gary Cummings, Burns “Buckshot” Saint and Roy Cornelison

• Russellville Council District 5 – Susie Malone and Jamie Harris.