Post Tagged with: "politics"

News obit: Otto DeBruhl, former Buncombe County register of deeds, dies

News obit: Otto DeBruhl, former Buncombe County register of deeds, dies

For years, the path for anybody seeking public office in the Buncombe County Democratic Party went through DeBruhl’s office.

by January 19, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
2016 race for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners as it stands now

2016 race for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners as it stands now

Candidates have from Dec. 1 until Dec. 21 to file for next year’s election.

by November 20, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Dance for Democracy fundraising event set for Aug. 14 at the Orange Peel in Asheville

Dance for Democracy fundraising event set for Aug. 14 at the Orange Peel in Asheville

DJ Marley Carroll will spin tunes, all to raise cash for the advocacy organization Democracy NC.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: New Asheville police chief to be hired by June

Ashvegas Political Hit List: New Asheville police chief to be hired by June

A quick look at what’s been happening on the local, state and national political scene.

by March 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Buncombe DA dispute, Turner takes oath, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Buncombe DA dispute, Turner takes oath, more

Also, N.C. Rep. Mark Meadows votes against Boehner for speaker, and might Heath Shuler launch a run for U.S. Senate in the Tar Heel state?

by January 9, 2015 10 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Political Hit List: New year, new N.C. tax system; Tills on TV; more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: New year, new N.C. tax system; Tills on TV; more

Also, the latest on the race for North Carolina’s U.S. Senate seat held by Kay Hagan.

by January 3, 2014 1 comment Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Jiminy Christmas edition

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Jiminy Christmas edition

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows votes no on a bipartisan budget deal, there’s an increasing national focus on U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan’s re-election bid, more.

by December 13, 2013 2 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Asheville Citizen-Times posts ‘clarification,’ apology for political insert in Wednesday newspaper

Asheville Citizen-Times posts ‘clarification,’ apology for political insert in Wednesday newspaper

The Citizen-Times says its policies for paid and political advertising are under immediate review.

by November 27, 2013 43 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Districts 10 and 11: Before and after

Districts 10 and 11: Before and after

A side-by-side comparison.

by November 8, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas voter guide for election 2012

Ashvegas voter guide for election 2012

It’s time to vote. Here’s our 2012 guide for Asheville-Buncombe voters.

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Holly Jones response to GOP ‘evil queen’ billboard

Holly Jones response to GOP ‘evil queen’ billboard

The politician responds to a controversial proposed billboard Jones describes as bullying.

Scenes from the DNC: Diversity, Obama-head trailer hitches and more

Scenes from the DNC: Diversity, Obama-head trailer hitches and more

Best button: “Once you vote black, you never go back.”

by September 7, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Jeb Bush to visit Asheville today in support of N.C. gubernatorial candidate McCrory

Jeb Bush to visit Asheville today in support of N.C. gubernatorial candidate McCrory

A group plans to protest the event by flying a plane towing a banner over Biltmore Village.

Green Drinks talk: Bridging the gap between conservatives, progressives

Panelists include Asheville City Councilman Cecil Bothwell and Anna Jane Joyner, community organizer for the WNC Alliance.

by July 15, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Remember when: WNC congressional candidate Rogers worked for Menendez brother

Hayden Rogers, the former chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler, is running this year for Shuler’s seat in Western North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District. (Shuler isn’t seeking re-election.) Rogers has come a long way since his days at Princeton University, where he was buddies with Lyle Menendez. As you’ll recall, Lyle and Erik Menendez shotgun-blasted their parents to[Read More…]

by March 9, 2012 2 comments Asheville News