Last week, James Island voters decided they wanted to form yet another town. Town organizers announced Tuesday that the new town will elect its first mayor and four town council members on July 31.

Candidates for mayor or for one of the four at-large council seats may enter the race formally between May 21 and noon May 31, said Bill Woolsey, a former mayor who currently is helping reincorporate the town.

Those who are interested in running may pay their $100 filing fee and deliver their papers at the offices of Kernodle, Root, and Coleman, 914 Folly Road, Suite 2, on James Island.

The election is nonpartisan, and those who receive the most votes will win. There won’t be a runoff.

Read more in tomorrow’s Post and Courier.