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Election 2009: Wingerson files in Rockwell; other candidates

Staff report
ROCKWELL ó Charles R. Wingerson, 72, of Gold Hill Drive, is seeking re-election to the town board.
Wingerson has served three terms on the board dating back to the 1980s.
A retired salesman for American Greetings Corp., Wingerson is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He is a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and is a past chairman of the Salisbury-Rowan Community Service Council.
He has also received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
“In these tough times, I think my experience on the board can benefit our citizens,” Wingerson said.
He pledged that if elected, he will work to retain citizens’ services and revitalize the downtown area while keeping taxes reasonable.
In other filings Wednesday:
Spencer got five more candidates for alderman and one additional candidate filed in Cleveland.
The latest Spencer candidates are: incumbents C.E. Spear, Scott Benfield and Donald Reid Hinson; and newcomers David Harold Smith and Delaine Alynmn Fowler.A total of eight candidates have filed for the five available board seats in Spencer.
In Cleveland, William Preston Young filed for town commissioner.
The deadline for candidates to file for the Nov. 3 municipal elections is Friday at noon.

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