Fayetteville Councilman Johnson to challenge Mayor Clifton

Fayetteville City Councilman and Mayor Pro-Tem Ed Johnson has qualified to run for mayor against incumbent Greg Clifton. According to Fayetteville City Clerk Anne Barksdale, Clifton officially qualified earlier today to run for reelection. Local artist Kathaleen Brewer, daughter of former Fayetteville City Councilman Glen Brewer, also qualified to run in the mayoral race, having…

Qualifying week starts slow in Fayette

Municipal qualifying week in Fayette got off to a slow start, as only three candidates signed up to run as of late Monday afternoon, though there are a total of 13 seats up for grabs this November across the county. Tyrone Town Hall reported that only incumbent Councilwoman Linda Howard officially qualified to run for…

Police arrest assistant for influencing witness in Livsey incident

Fayetteville Police announced late Monday morning that they arrested 44-year-old Sharpsburg resident Timothy Allen Bedgood on Friday on charges stemming from the Aug. 15 arrest of retired U.S. Army General William Livsey at his Fayetteville home. Livsey had been arrested that Saturday night after ordering more than $80 of food from a Fayetteville Chinese food…

Candidates qualify next week for municipal elections

Qualifying begins Tuesday morning and runs through Thursday afternoon for people interested in serving as Fayetteville mayor or council member of posts 2 and 3. Incumbent Mayor Greg Clifton and councilmen Edward Johnson and Mickey Edwards have all said they intend to seek reelection to their current seats. There have been no public announcements of…

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