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Few candidates qualify for Tyrone races

The qualifying period for the Post 3 and 4 seats of the Tyrone Town Council ended Friday afternoon. By press time Friday only three people had qualified for the seats.

Post 3 Councilman Ken Matthews at press time was the only candidate with competition. Consultant Pota Coston, who ran for office in 2011, also qualified for the Post 3 seat.

Incumbent Councilwoman Gloria Furr was the only qualifier for the Post 4 seat at press time.

The deadline for registration for the November election is Oct. 7.

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