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Maggie Valley incumbents win; one newcomer joins board

In Maggie Valley, the incumbent candidates won, and there will be one newcomer. In Maggie Valley, the incumbent candidates won, and there will be one newcomer. File photo

Maggie Valley will retain two of its incumbents, including its mayor, for the next two years.

According to unofficial results, in the Nov. 7 election, current Mayor Mike Eveland won his race against challenger Janet Banks with 349 votes against Banks’ 151. In the race for two alderman seats, the top vote getter was newcomer Tim Wise, with 407 votes, while incumbent Phillip Wight came in second and will retain his seat with 191 votes. Allen Alsbrooks finished third with 160 votes.

Eveland, Wise and Wight will serve four-year terms and join Aldermen John Hinton and Jim Owens, who still have two years left on their terms.

Check the Nov. 15 edition of Smoky Mountain News for more on these results.

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