Two of the five people in the race to be the next mayor of Fayetteville are advancing to the general election Nov. 5.
Val Applewhite received nearly 44 percent of the vote, with Nat Robertson receiving nearly 31 percent of the vote.
The race included:
Applewhite and Robertson will vie to replace Tony Chavonne, the longtime mayor who decided in the spring not to run again.
The Fayetteville mayoral general election is on November 5.