Mayor Joe Norton of Summerville announced publicly that he would be seeking re-election as the mayor of the city.  Also city councilwoman Betty Bush said that she would run again for a seat on the city council.

City councilwoman Brenda Burk stated that she would not seek re-election at Monday evening’s meeting of the Summerville City Council.  Burk was recently charged with selling alcohol to a minor during a sting that was conducted by the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department.