MYRTLE BEACH — A Myrtle Beach Community Appearance Board member filed her intent to run for City Council last week.
Jackie Vereen, whose term on the appearance board expires in 2016, filed her intent to run Thursday, making her the fifth person in the pool of candidates for City Council. Three seats are open in the election.
Councilmen Wayne Gray, Mike Lowder and Randal Wallace all are running for re-election. Former Myrtle Beach mayoral candidate Keith Van Winkle also has filed his intent to run for City Council.
Mayor John Rhodes also is running for re-election. As of Tuesday morning no additional candidates filed for mayor.
Filing for the election closes at noon Friday. Application packets are available at City Hall, 937 Broadway St. in Myrtle Beach.
Potential candidates must submit a statement of candidacy and file with the S.C. Ethics Commission. There is no filing fee.
Contact MAYA T. PRABHU at 444-1722 or follow her at Twitter.com/TSN_MPrabhu.