Voters in Goose Creek, Folly Beach head to the polls today

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Goose Creek, S.C. (WCIV) — Goose Creek voters will choose a mayor and three council members Tuesday.

Winners are determined by an at-large, city-wide vote.

Two Mayoral candidates will appear on the ballot: incumbent Michael J. Heitzler and Greg Habib. The Mayor of Goose Creek serves a four-year term.

This year, six city council candidates are running for three open seats: incumbents Kimo Esarey and Debra Green-Fletcher and newcomers Christopher Harmon, Tom Keefe, Corey McClary and Jerry Tekac. City Council members serve a four-year term.

The polling place will be the Goose Creek Municipal Court, located in the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd.

If needed, a runoff election would be held on April 17.

Folly Beach

No matter what, Folly Beach residents will see new faces on city council after Tuesday’s election.

Tim Goodwin is the only candidate for mayor. This would be his third term.

Seven candidates are running for three council spots. Council member DJ Rich is the only incumbent council member on the ballot.

Newcomers include D. Keith Bolus, William Farley, Amy Ray, Roger Rutledge, Roger Van Dyke and Joe Vandiver.

Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Baptist Fellowship Hall, Center and West Indian Streets.

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