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Candidates in five municipalities filed to run for town commissioner seats Thursday.
According of Christy White of the Wilson County Board of Elections office, seven additional candidates had filed as of close of business Thursday.
Five of the seven candidates had not completed their paperwork but still officially filed. Candidates have 10 days to complete the necessary documents.
The filing period for 28 seats in Wilson County municipal seats ends at noon today.
Brenda Avery, a newcomer, has filed for District 1 commissioner.
Melvin Cooke, an incumbent, has filed for reelection to his commissioner seat.
Cornell Mercer, a newcomer, has filed to run for a seat on the Board of Commissioners.
Newcomers Thaddeus Washington and Sonja Bullock have filed to run for town commissioner seats.
Trevor Atwell, a newcomer, has filed for a town commissioner seat.
Ken Horne, a newcomer, has filed to run on the town council.