Another candidate has announced plans to run for the office of DeKalb County Road Supervisor.
Danny Hale told WJLE today (Friday) that he intends to seek the GOP nomination for the August 2018 DeKalb County General Election.
The DeKalb County Republican Party selects its nominees by caucus.
“If given the opportunity, I would be honored to serve the citizens of DeKalb County as Road Supervisor," said Hale.
Hale and his wife Donna reside in Liberty. They have two sons and daughters-in-law, Joshua and Connie Hale and Justin and Julie Hale along with four grandchildren, 11 year old Zoi, 4 year old Silas, 2 year old Josie, and 16 month old Zalie.
Danny is a 1976 graduate of DeKalb County High School and he and his family attend the Cross Community Church at Temperance Hall.
The election commission began issuing petitions for the following offices today (Friday): Road Supervisor, County Mayor, Circuit Court Clerk, Sheriff, Register of Deeds, County Clerk, and Trustee and for the county commission in each of the seven districts (two per district for a total of 14).
DeKalb County Democrats will be nominating candidates for county offices in a primary set for May 1, 2018.
Democratic nominees will face any Republican and or Independent challengers in the August, 2018 general election. The DeKalb County Republican Party will be choosing its nominees by caucus. The qualifying deadline for all candidates will be the same, NOON February 15, 2018.
Road Supervisor candidates must also meet the statutory deadline for filing with the Tennessee Highways Officials Certification Board.
In order to be certified, a candidate for county road supervisor must:
(1) Be a graduate of an accredited school of engineering, with at least 2 years’ experience in highway construction or maintenance; or
(2) Be licensed to practice engineering in Tennessee; or
(3) Have at least 4 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in highway construction or maintenance; or
(4) Have a combination of education and experience equivalent to either (1) or (2).