Members of the Buncombe County Democratic Party picked retired banker Al Whitesides to serve on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, District 1, on Monday…Read More
DJ Marley Carroll will spin tunes, all to raise cash for the advocacy organization Democracy NC.
If Newman were to be elected chairman next year, it would set up an interesting scenario to fill his District 1 seat.
In the video, a pants-less Wainscott wastes no time setting the tone for his candidacy.
Simerly, who ran an unsuccessful bid for City Council in 2007, has developed close ties with a number of Democratic officeholders over the years.
This year’s race is opening up, with two of the three City Council incumbents not seeking re-election.
Also, a $3 billion plan by Gov. Pat McCrory to use bonds to pay for road and infrastructure improvements could be on the ballot for referendum this fall.
U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry makes the rounds and the Asheville Citizen-Times goes to Raleigh.
A quick look at what’s been happening on the local, state and national political scene.
On the website, Lee says he’s running for City Council this year to protect economic diversity, create housing for the most vulnerable and make safe neighborhoods.
In looking to Raleigh, Asheville’s elected leaders seek increased or restored revenue streams. City leaders also want to maintain their authority over zoning and development.
The N.C. General Assembly gets back to work, U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry moves up on an influential committe, Hagan heads to Harvard, more.
Also, N.C. Sen. Terry Van Duyn is elected minority whip, and more.
Will Jan Davis seek re-election?
Also, another look at the impact of redistricting in North Carolina, immigration litigation, Gov. McCrory’s re-election bid and more.
Also, speculation continues to mount that Republicans could shift course and expand Medicaid for North Carolina.