WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Three of four New Hanover County School Board members facing reelection this year have decided to run again.
Republicans Janice Cavanaugh, Don Hayes and Ed Higgins all filed for reelection. They will be joined in May’s Republican primary by Bruce Shell and Jim Brumit.
Incumbent Republican Derrick Hickey is not running again. Instead, he filed for one of two open seats on the New Hanover County Commission.
On the Democratic side Tom Gale, Chris Meek and Emma Saunders await the top three Republican primary vote-getters in November’s general election.