ASHEBORO – -Candidates showed interest in mayor positions on the first day of candidate filings for Randleman and Trinity.
Alderman Gary Betts has filed to move into the mayor’s position in Randleman when filings began Monday.
Also in Randleman, Craig Hancock and Melissa Blalock filed for alderman seats in Ward 2 and Nancy Henderson filed in Ward 3. Blalock and Henderson are incumbents.
In Trinity, Richard McNabb is back on the ballot in a bid to remain mayor.
The filing period remains open until noon Aug. 13. Other municipalities in Randolph County had filing deadlines earlier this month.