Three people filed for two council seats

Townsend will hold an election for two Town Council seats this May after three people filed for those seats before the filing deadline on Thursday.

Incumbent council members Cindy Cook and Jermaine Hatton filed for reelection. A challenger, Edgar Dugan, also filed.

The election is from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 5 at Town Hall, 141 Main St., Townsend.

To vote, the person must be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States, a registered voter in state elections, and live in town limits and/or a legal property owner in town limits.