Too hot to file

Apparently, 100-degree heat is not conducive to candidate filing, or much of anything else. So another day has passed without any new candidates signing up with the Vance County Board of Elections. The regular filing period has eight business days to go, and we still need at least three candidates in Henderson and four in Middleburg. And the forecast calls for 103 degrees Wednesday, so don’t hold your breath waiting for more candidates.