E.H. Alexander, Linda M. Mack and John M. McNeill, all incumbent Red Springs Town Commissioners have all filed for re-election.
The filings came last Monday and Tuesday at the Robeson County Board of Elections in Lumberton. The filing period opened up on Friday, July 6 and candidates have until noon on Friday, July 20, to file for the upcoming General Election on Tuesday, November 6.
Red Springs Mayor George T. Paris has already filed for a 15th term, while word waits about filings for town commissioners of Rennert and Lumber Bridge.
Mr. Alexander, seeking his ?? term as a town commissioner, filed on Monday, July 9. Mrs. Mack and Mr. McNeill filed on Tuesday, July 10.
Mack, a native of Red Springs and recently retired as Transportation Coordinator for the Public Schools of Robeson County for the past 18 years and 25 years of total service , is seeking her third term as a Red Springs town commissioner.
“I will continue to work to keep our town safe for all residents,” said Mack. “And to work on programs that will benefit youth and senior citizens and to work to bring more industry into town and affordable housing.”
A graduate of St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, North Carolina, she has worked in Washington, D.C., for ten years and with the Robeson County Department of Social Services. She retired in June from the PSRC.
She is a member of Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church on Phillips Avenue in Red Springs where she serves as church treasurer, a Sunday School teacher and as Missionary president. Mack is a member of the Red Springs Gleaners #382 n Order of the Eastern Star and is married and has one son.
Professionally, she is a member of the Lumber River Council of Government’s Board of Directors and as vice-chair of Southeast Area Transit System (SEATS), which is formerly known as COG Transit.
McNeill, a town commissioner for the last 32 years, holds a political science degree from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and is married to Betsy Proctor McNeill. They have five children.
He is a past chairman of the Robeson County Committee of 100, a member of the Lumberton Rotary Club, vice chairman of the Robeson County Democratic Party and president of Advancement, Inc.