When the filing period for municipal government elections came to a close Wednesday, there were a number of seats that remained vacant.
Helen McReynolds, Carter County Election Board Secretar y, said nobody filed for Dickson's openings for Seat 2 and Seat 4. The City of Wilson also had a vacancy in Ward 4. Incumbents Ronald D. Alexander and Juanita Segroves took Wards 2 and 3 without opposition.
Richard J. Wright took a term for four-year trustee unopposed but another seat went through the filing period without drawing interest.
In Healdton, incumbents Ricky Lee Pender and Danny Veal will return to the council to represent Wards 3 and 4. Joyce South and Terri R. Gilio filed for terms of four-year trustee in Springer. Heather Shelley claimed the office of clerk/treasurer and Glenn Bond was unopposed for a two-year term as a trustee.