Filing period opens for Archdale, Trinity

ASHEBORO – The filing period opened for municipal elections in Archdale and Trinity, with several incumbents filing on the first day.

In Archdale, mayor Lewis Dorsett’s two-year term ends, and he filed Friday to keep his seat.

Meanwhile, there are three four-year spots on the ballot on the Archdale City Council. Those are Ward 2 (with incumbent Roger Blackwell), Ward 3 (with incumbent Trey Gray III) and at-large (with incumbent Tim Williams). Blackwell and Gray made first-day filings, while Alvin Battle entered the race for the at-large council race.

In Trinity, three council spots are on the board – all for four years. Those are Ward 1 (with incumbent Bob Hicks), Ward 3 (with incumbent Jack Carico) and at-large (with incumbent Tommy Johnson). Carico filed to keep the spot, while Deborah Jacky put her name in for the at-large seat.

The filing runs through noon July 19.

** Shane Whitaker of Climax was the only candidate to file for the Randolph Soil and Water Conservation district supervisor position. The filing period ended Friday.

Whitaker holds a position on the soil and water conservation district board. He’ll be the ballot for the Nov. 5 election.

By Bob Sutton