School board filing continues

By Amanda Dodson - adodson@thestokesnews.com

Adrian Ramsey of King filed to run for a seat on the Stokes County Board of Education in the November elections. She joins incumbent Patricia Messick and David Burge.

Three seats currently held by Messick, Jamie Yontz and Sonya Cox are open on the school board, with the top two vote getters being elected to a four year term and the third highest vote getter being elected to a two year term.

Messick has served for nearly six years on the board and is a veteran teacher in Stokes County.

Burge is currently the Executive Director of Operations for Stokes County Schools, but is set to retire December 1. He served on the school board from 1994 until 2003.

Filing ends July 27 at noon.

Soil and Water Conservation District filing began at noon on June 11 and will end on July 6. There will be two seats on the general election ballot and those seats are currently held by Johnny East and Willard Nelson.

Amanda Dodson may be reached at 336-813-2426.

By Amanda Dodson

adodson@thestokesnews.com