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Jerry Smith announces re-election campaign

Hendersonville City Councilman Jerry Smith announced Friday that he will seek re-election to the council, joining incumbent Mayor Barbara Volk and Mayor pro tem Jeff Collis in seeking another term.

Smith, a civics teacher at Hendersonville High School, has been active in promoting development of Berkeley Park and school safety during his term on the council.
Former council member Ralph Freeman has also announced that he is running for the council.
Here is Smith's statement:
"I am seeking re-election to the Hendersonville City Council on Nov. 5.
"I have enjoyed serving you, the residents of Hendersonville, during my first term and want to serve you for four more years. I will continue to have an open mind in addressing the challenges facing City Council. My wife and I love working, living and raising our three children in the Hendersonville community. I look forward to meeting with many of you during my campaign as we work together to preserve and grow our wonderful hometown."