Walhalla Council Member Owens Passes Away Due To COVID-19

Walhalla officials have learned that Council Member Dennis Owens has passed away. For weeks and months, the city councilman had fought COID-19.

Mayor Danny Edwards was informed yesterday morning, and in a statement issued, he said simply, “It’s a sad day.”

A Special Election for the Walhalla City Council seat vacated after the passing of Council Member Owens will be Tuesday, April 13. Filing for the position will begin at Noon on February 15, and will last until noon February 26.