Fellows, George - Run for Mayor of Satellite Beach
Hedgecock Facing Opposition at Satellite Beach One in a Serfei Percy Hedgecock, mayor since the town was formed, and challenger George Fellows Fellows will battle for the only contested seat Tuesday in Satellite Beach city elections. While Hedgecock and Fellows Fellows tangle for the mayoral post, incumbents Richard Herbine Herbine and Reginald Leonard arc unopposed for colincil seats. - The - candidatesi ! PERCY HEDGECOCK (Mayor) PERCY HEDGECOCK GEORGE FELLOWS Percy L. Hedgecock, founder and first 'and only mayot of Satellite Beach, is .seeking still another term in the post. In his years in Brevard County, he has - been, in addition addition to mayor, a Brevard County School Board member and contractor. He was also c founder of the Astronaut Trail Association and has been active in city and county civic and political activities. lcdgecock is basing his campaign on the creation of an island park recreation cenicr along the west edge of the city. He said he won't have to do much campaigning, campaigning, he will just stand on his record. He is married, and he and his wife, Helen, have two daughters, Barbara, 26, and Judy, 23. GEORGE R. FELLOWS (Mayor) George R. Fellows, 49, . a newcomer to the Satellite Beach political scene, is giving giving incumbent Percy Hedgecock his first opposition since formation of the community community 13 years ago. A retired Army master sergeant, Fellows recently took over direction of the Citizens Vigilance Committee when the founder - was transferred out of the area. He lives at 495 Cinnamon Drjve 'andhas a daughter attending attending Satellite High School. Fellows is basing his campaign campaign on opposition to a proposed proposed recreation center between Satellite Beach and the Banana River. He claims divelopment of the island will lead Jo the development of. ntarby islands by private investors investors who will use a city - RICHARD HERBINE constructed bridge to the recreation island as access to tlie private areas. In addition to being head - of the,' Citizens Vigilance Committee, Committee, Fellows also is active , in - youth activities. REGINALD LEONARD (Council) Reginald Leonard, in - cumbant Satellite Beach .councilman, is seeking reelection. reelection. A ,13 - year resident of the community, heiias been on the council Tor 10 years. He is a member or the Satellite REGINALD LEONARD Beach Lions' Club, American Institute of. Aeronautics and Astronautics, American A'stronomical Society, YMCA, Friends of the Library, and attends the Methodist Church. He has been a qoach for the Little League baseball and touch' football teams and holds membership in the' Platinum Coast Swim Club and Satellite Beach Quarterback Club He retired from the. Army Corps of Engineers as a lieutenant lieutenant colonel. Leonard is interested in seeing the Island park developed Into a recreational , area for the city. He, says it will be a real asset to the community. RICHARD HERBINE ( Council) Richard Herbine also seeks re - election to the Satellite Beach Council. Herbine, 67, graduated from West P6int in 1924 and colonel. He was a pilpt J or.3 1 yearX He joined Pan Am "at" Cape Kennedy" in 1956, and worked there until until 1958. He Has lived in Satellite Beach since 1958 and served - on the council for 10 years. He is a member of the Cape Canaveral - West Point Alumni Association. He is married and has a daughter teaching at Jefferson Jefferson Junior High School. A chairman of the council and a member jf the finance - committee, Herbine is interested interested in economical city . Government and wants to get the most for each municipal dollar spent.