The Faulkner County Republican Committee (FCRC) announced filing for county and township offices will begin at noon on Feb. 22 and end at noon on

March 1.

Candidates will file at the Faulkner County Courthouse from 8:30 a.m. to noon on March 1.

A member of the local Republican Party will be present to accept candidate filing fees and provide appropriate forms at that time, or by prior appointment.

After filing with the county Republican Party, candidates must provide written evidence of filing fee payment and additional paperwork to the Faulkner County Clerk before noon on March 1.

Candidates planning to file can contact FCRC Chairwoman Melonaie Gullick at or 870-391-9267, or FCRC Secretary Joe Nabholz at or 501-339-8999.

The preferential primary will be May 22.