JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Five candidates filed for the open Jonesboro city council seat.
The last day to file was Monday.
Captain James W. Bowman, Bobby E. Long, Joseph R. Woodbury, Phillip Cook and Richard Wang filed for the Ward 6 seat on the council, according to Craighead County Clerk Kade Holliday.
A special election will be held on May 10 for the seat.
Whoever wins will replace former Alderman Tim McCall who resigned earlier this year because he moved out of Ward 6.
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