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DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – There's a petition circulating that proposes banning solicitors from coming to your front door in Davidson County.

Davidson County resident Betty Brown is behind the petition. She and the hundreds who have provided their signatures, say they've had enough.

They are concerned about strangers going door-to-door promoting products. Neighbors say these salespeople knock on doors when it's dark outside.

In the Hidden Creek neighborhood of Winston-Salem, where many of the signatures are coming from, neighbors have put up street signs that state residents do not welcome solicitors.

However, residents say solicitors continue to knock on their doors because the lack of a local law that prohibits them.

Brown says they hope commissioner's will hear their concerns and create a law that will stop door-to-door salespeople.

Concerned residents plan to present the petition and voice their concerns at the next commissioner's meeting.