Voters ready to pick new mayor in Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A new era will begins in the Town of Summerville this week as residents elect a new mayor for the first time in 40 years.

The candidates include Bill Collins, a former publisher for the Summerville Journal Scene newspaper; Bill Lomax, an ear nose and throat doctor; and real estate broker Dickie Miler.

Ten-term Mayor Berlin Myers is stepping down after celebrating his 94th birthday in March.

He plans to keep working as president of his lumber company.

Polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m.

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