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Seven seek position of property assessor
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Interest is large in the upcoming election for the property assessor office as seven prospective candidates have picked up qualifying papers.With the announcement longtime property assessor Carolyn Miller will retire at the end of her present term, which expires Sept. 1, candidates have begun lining up in anticipation of the March primary.At present, all seven people who have picked up petitions have announced they will run as Democrats. Those picking up papers thus far are Jacob Smith, Morris D. Bond, Beth Martin, Morford R. Bryant, Jeff McGee, Randy England, and Helen G. Martin. The latter two, England and Martin, have both returned their papers and have qualified for the Democratic Primary.