By MARLO BARNHART
Three attorneys interested in filling the latest vacancy on the Washington County Circuit Court made the deadline Tuesday at 5 p.m., joining M. Kenneth Long in the quest for the $96,500 a year position.
Donald Beachley is a Hagerstown attorney who has been a U.S. Magistrate Judge for 31/2 years.
D. Bruce Poole, is a 10-year veteran of the Maryland General Assembly where he represents the southern and eastern parts of Washington County.
Thomas Anthony Wade is a Hagerstown attorney whose name was in the running previously for another judicial vacancy.
All four now enter a process in which their applications will be reviewed by the Washington County Judicial Nominating Commission, which is scheduled to meet Sept. 10, according to Hagerstown attorney Daniel Dwyer, a member of the commission.