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Filing slow: None in Cooleemee, one for Mocksville office

Filing for local office in Mocksville and Cooleemee is slow, while Bermuda Run has five candidates for the three town council seats to be elected this fall.

Johnny Frye is the lone contestant for the Mocksville Town Board. Seats currently held by Amy Vaughan-Jones, Eric Southern and Brian Williams are up for election.

In Cooleemee, seats held by Donald Cover and Andrew Reavis are up for election. No candidate has filed.

In Bermuda Run, seats held by Mike Ernst, Chris Fowler and Ken Peacock are up for election. Ernst, of Holly Circle, and Peacock, of Sycamore Park Lane, filed for re-election.  Challengers include Mike Brannon of Riverbend Drive, Ed Coley of Orchard Park Drive and Melinda Willis Szeliga of Mimosa Place.

Filing for all of the seats is open through noon on Friday, July 16 at the Davie County Board of Elections, 161 Poplar St. (lower level, back side of Brock Building). The fee is $5.