Write-In Candidate Joins Commission Race
Kenneth " Spud" Ayers Jr. said it was the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) and the county's noise ordinance that spurred him to collect more than 100 signatures on a petition to have his name placed on the ballot this November as an official write-in candidate for the Board of Commissioners.
The 52-year-old Pisgah Forest resident is hoping to grab one of the three commissioner seats on Nov. 4.
Ayers is a registered Republican but said he doesn't expect any backing from a political party because he is a write-in candidate.
"I did not run in the primary because I had no thoughts of runnin...