Aiken school board candidates set

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)

David Didimamoff

District 3: John Wesley Hightower (incumbent)

Howard Shelton

Dale Lamb

District 5: Ray Fleming (incumbent)

Eddie Watkins

District 6: Dwight Smith

Robert Gossett

District 7: Rosemary English (incumbent)

James Matthews

All filings will be verified by next week before candidates are approved for November’s ballot.

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