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The Mayor was a man who truly cared for his community.

According to WBTV, Mayor Michael Alvarez has died after a battle with cancer. Alvarez was elected as mayor of Indian Trail in 2011 and was currently serving his third term in office.

In a Facebook post on the town’s page, it said this about him, “He ran for mayor as a way to make a difference for future generations and make a positive impact on the community. His goal was to work for the people and help solve problems in the community.”

Being a long-time resident of Indian Trail, I had the chance to speak with him on a couple of occasions. He was always very passionate about the town and its people. He was be missed very much. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and many friends.


It is with heavy hearts that the Town of Indian Trail shares the passing of Mayor Michael Alvarez. Mayor Alvarez was...

Posted by Town of Indian Trail, NC - Government on Wednesday, January 19, 2022