Waynesville district school board candidates speak out
This fall, voters will select four school board members. While candidates must live in either the Waynesville or the Beaverdam district to file for office, all voters in the county vote in both districts.
School board seats are nonpartisan, and those elected serve as the governing body for the Haywood County Schools.
There are seven school board members elected at large, and a chairman that is elected separately. Incumbent board chairman Chuck Francis is running unopposed for the position. Francis is an agricultural supplies sales representative. He currently serves as president to the North Carolina School Board Association.
Also unopposed in this election is Bob Morris, a small business owner who fills the seat designated for the Crabtree district.
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