Tim Coates (WSTP) Earlier today local attorney Ted Blanton announced in a press release that he will run for the seat currently held by retiring District Court Judge Bill Kluttz.
Blanton held that seat for two, four terms several years ago. He is now asking the citizens of Rowan County to support his run for a third term.
Blanton is a Republican and has been a member of the Rowan County Bar for almost 30 years. For the last 11 years he has practiced law with his wife of 41 years, attorney Mary R Blanton at the Blanton Law Firm on West Council Street in Salisbury.
Blanton is a graduate of the Rowan County public schools and received his law degree from Georgetown University in Washington DC.