published Friday, January 21st, 2011, updated Jan. 21st, 2011 at 4:16 p.m.

Two more candidates apply for District 3 at deadline


by Dan Whisenhunt

Two more candidates have applied for the vacant District 3 seat, bringing the grand total number of candidates to 11. The deadline for applications passed at 4 p.m.

The new candidates are:

- Wayne Hamill

- Sean Rogers

The other candidates are, Micheal Baskette, Russell Collins, Mitch McClure, George Patten, Randall Price, Laurie Shipley, Gerald Haas and Terry Conley.

The Hamilton County Republican Women will sponsor a candidate forum on Monday at 7 p.m. in Hixson Middle School.

The commission plans to vote to fill the vacancy on Jan. 27.

about Dan Whisenhunt...

Dan Whisenhunt covers Hamilton County government for the Times Free Press. A native of Mobile, Ala., Dan earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Alabama. He won first place for best in-depth news coverage in the 2010 Alabama Press Association contest; the FOI-First Amendment Award in the 2007 Alabama Press Association contest; first place for best public service story in the Alabama AP Managing Editors contest in 2009 for economic coverage; and ...

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saminchatt said...

Someone should tell these poor bastards not to waste their time.

Skillern wants McClure.

Thats the end of it.

January 21, 2011 at 7:34 p.m.
harrystatel said...

Maybe Mike Carter could enter the race. There's always a need for a short-bus driver to carry water for Littlefield and Wamp.

January 21, 2011 at 9:12 p.m.
EdwardMurrow said...

So...rosebud, allison12, and harry statel are all Bob Moon?

January 21, 2011 at 11:50 p.m.
cannonball said...

This should be entertaining.

January 22, 2011 at 9:05 a.m.
harrystatel said...

While I've been accused of much, this is the first time I've been denigrated to a judgeship.

Sorry, EdwardMurrow and your compatriot "saminchatt" (otherwise known as Mike Carter), not guilty.

But I do have an incredible BS detector and Carter stinks. Too many episodes of "Little Corporal Carter" slinking his way into power, much like an outhouse rat finding a fresh privy. http://tiny.cc/p3u89

January 22, 2011 at 9:52 a.m.
alex_miller said...

Bob Moon isn't that petty and childish. The commissioners obviously made the right choice in not selecting a cry baby and a sore loser. Carter doesn't have what it takes and is in this for himself.

He may have claimed that not getting appointed wouldn't "wreck my life", but obvious he wanted it very badly and felt entitled to the position.

Carter has stated that it is an obvious choice. An educated idiot that was a "personal assistant" to the mayor or someone that has a good reputation, doesn't stir up trouble, and has been in ACTUAL public service for some time now. I have to agree with Carter... the choice is very obvious... and it's not you!

We are tired of it. Just have some dignity and walk away!

January 24, 2011 at 3:15 p.m.
alex_miller said...

Not much has been heard from ole cry baby Carter aka saminchatt since Harry called him out. He can deny it all he wants, but the fact that Saminchatt's comments started as soon as he didn't get elected and ended as soon as he got busted being petty and desperate says a lot.

Good riddance.

January 28, 2011 at 11:39 p.m.
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