NEW - The City of Midway held a special meeting on Tuesday, April 23rd, to decide what they were going to do with regard to an injunctive order given by 2nd Judicial Circuit Court Judge James O. Shelfer’s order to get Midway officials to instruct supervisor of elections Shirley Knight to remove Charles Willis’ name from the ballot as a candidate for the District 4 seat on the Midway Council for the election to be held on Tuesday, April 30th because he does not now live the District 4, and indeed has not lived there since early 2009.
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Florida 2nd Judicial Circuit Court Judge James Shelfer on Friday made a determination that Midway mayor pro tem Charles “Chuck” Willis cannot be on the city’s April 30th ballot. He said he made the ruling based on “testimony and overwhelming evidence that Willis does not live in his district.” He said the Florida Secretary of State will not accept his candidacy if he doesn’t live in his district.
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Bruce trial starts
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Gadsden participates in Torch Run
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Dustin Watson signs scholarship
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56 golfers enjoy Jack & Jill tourney
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