Wednesday, August 21, 2013
By KEN BRADLEY - Staff Writer
Three persons are candidates for Franklin County Treasurer in a Nov. 5 special election that is part of the general election.
The deadline to file was Friday, Aug. 16.
The current treasurer, Lynda Messenger, announced earlier that she is retiring, effective Nov. 15.
The three candidates are Gail Lynch Abbott, Bradford Archer and Susan Wray.
Abbott, 54, is the co-owner of Nancy Lynch and Associates of Rocky Mount, a bookkeeping and tax preparation service.
Archer, 54, is an author and chairman of the Franklin County Republican Committee.
Wray, 39, is a 15-year employee of the treasurer's office and has served as chief deputy treasurer for the past two years.