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GILES ELECTION COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CANDIDATES
(AUG 22, 2014)  THE GILES COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION HAS ANNOUNCED THE CANDIDATES THAT HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE NOVEMBER 4TH PULASKI AND ARDMORE CITY ELECTIONS.  PULASKI MAYOR PAT FORD WILL RUN FOR RE-ELECTION UNOPPOSED.  PULASKI ALDERMAN CANDIDATES INCLUDE JERRY BRYANT, MATT CRANE, DENNIS E. HASKINS AND INCUMBENT PATRICIA "PAT" MILES. INCUMBENT ARDMORE MAYOR TIM MCCONNELL WILL RUN UNOPPOSED.  4 YEAR TERM ARDMORE ALDERMAN CANDIDATES INCLUDE INCUMBENTS KEN CROSSON, WAYNE HARVELL AND JOE STAGNER ALONG WITH CHALLENGER JAMES B. "JIM" SMITH.  2 YEAR TERM INCUMBENT ARDMORE ALDERMAN PAUL T. VAN MANEN WILL RUN UNOPPOSED.  PETITIONS HAVE ALSO BEEN FILED TO HOLD TWO REFERENDUMS DURING THE ARDMORE ELECTION.  ONE REFERENDUM IS TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF LIQUOR FOR CONSUMPTION ON THE PREMISES AND THE SECOND IS TO AUTHORIZE THE RETAIL SALE OF LIQUOR IN STORES.