Former Appalachian State University student and current Town Councilman Andy Ball filed for candidacy in the Boone mayoral race Friday.
Ball is the only candidate for mayor on the ballot for the Nov. 5 municipal elections as of press time. The filing period runs through Friday, July 19.
Ball has served two terms on the town council and was elected as the Third Vice Chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party, as well. He served Appalachian’s Student Government Association as a senator for Justice Residence Hall and as a member of the cabinet, and the UNC system’s Association of Student Government.