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School Board filing begins Monday

Published 4:49pm Sunday, June 8, 2014

WINDSOR – Three seats are up for grabs on the Bertie County Board of Education.

Filing begins at 12 noon on Monday, June 9 for the seats currently held by incumbents Rickey Freeman, Emma Johnson and Al Parker, who respectively represent Districts 2, 3 and 4 on the school board.

Also part of the current filing period are two seats on the Bertie County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors. Those seats are currently held by Robert Hoggard and James Pugh.

Those wishing to file for any of these seats must do so by 12 noon on Monday, July 7. Note: Bertie School Board candidates are required to reside within Districts 2 (Roxobel/Kelford), 3 (Aulander/Center Grove/Colerain), or 4 (Merry Hill). Candidates are required to file at the Bertie County Board of Elections office in Windsor.

Filing fees may be paid with cash (up to $50) or with an individual check or money order, made payable to the Bertie County Board of Elections. Business or corporate checks are not accepted.

In Hertford County, filing opens at 12 noon on Monday for two seats on the Soil and Water District Board of Supervisors. Those seats are currently held by John David Simons and James Mason. Filing ends at 12 noon on Monday, July 7 at the Hertford County Board of Elections office in Winton.

July 7 also marks the opening of the filing period for the Hertford County Board of Education. Three seats – now held by Dennis Deloatch, John Horton and Shelia Porter – are open during the 2014 election cycle. Filing for School Board ends at 12 noon on Aug. 1.

All candidates who file will be on the General Election ballot in November.

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