The Town of Walnut Cove Board of Commissioners is comprised of a mayor and four commissioners.  The Mayor serves for a two year term, commissioners serving for a four year term. Municipal elections are held every two years on odd numbered years. 

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Mayor 
Nellie Brown
Mayor Nellie Brown is a life long resident of Walnut Cove. 
Mayor Brown's term expires: December 2021. 

Commissioners
Elwood Mabe (Mayor Pro Tem)
Commissioner Elwood Mabe is also a life long resident
of Walnut Cove.
Commissioner Mabe's term expires: December 2021.

 
Daniel Hairston
Commissioner Daniel "Danny" Hairston has been a resident
of Walnut Cove his entire life.  Commissioner Hairston is an
active member of Rising Star Baptist church and works at the
Walnut Cove Senior Center. 
Commissioner Hairston's term expires: December 2023

 
Thomas E. Mitchell
Thomas Mitchell is a native of Walnut Cove.
Commissioner Mitchell's term expires: December 2021.

Joe Bennett
Commissioner Bennett was appointed January 14, 2020 to fill the 4th seat.  
Commissioner Bennett's term expires: December 2023