AIKEN -- Aiken County school board incumbents will have to put up a fight in November elections. Each of the five races has a newcomer vying for votes. Filing ended at noon Thursday for the non-partisan seats. The following candidates filed with the Aiken County Elections and Registration office:
District 2: Levi Green (incumbent)
District 3: John Wesley Hightower (incumbent)
District 5: Ray Fleming (incumbent)
District 6: Dwight Smith
District 7: Rosemary English (incumbent)
All filings will be verified by next week before candidates are approved for November’s ballot.