Hardy ready to handle role as town administrator

Eric Hardy will start his job as the Woodfin Town Administrator, which will be his first-ever in that position, on July 1 was the Performance Manager in the Buncombe County Finance Department.

Bennett backed by Trump, Meadows in run-off for GOP nomination

Lynda Bennett has backing of Pres. Donald Trump and Mark Meadows, Trump’s new chief of staff, in her pursuit of succeeding Meadows in Congress in the U.S. House 11th District for western North Carolina. Bennett, 62, of Maggie Valley, squares off against Hendersonville’s Madison Cawthorn in the run-off GOP primary on Tuesday, June 23.  Early […]

Republican Runoff Election is June 23 for US House District 11 – Early Voting started June 4th

The Republican second primary (Runoff) in the 11th Congressional District will take place on June 23, 2020. The contest is between Republicans Lynda Bennett and Madison Cawthorn.

Bill would make it easier for military spouses, veterans to find work

Military spouses and veterans could find it easier to get jobs in North Carolina. The House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 1053 on Thursday, June 4, and it heads to the House’s Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs committee. 

Bill to limit pensions for officials convicted of crimes moves forward

Lawmakers moved to restrict pensions for public officials who commit crimes while performing their official duties.

Cawthorn courts voters for runoff election

Republican 11th congressional Candidate Madison Cawthorn hobnobbed with supporters on Friday night out in the Leicester community. The Henderson native is facing a runoff with the other GOP candidate for the seat, Lynda Bennett.

New bill would reopen gyms and bars, governor hints at a veto

The NC Senate plans to vote Tuesday, June 9, on legislation that would reopen gyms, bars, and expand in-person dining at restaurants.

Highway maintenance turning into ‘hay mowing’ project

Tall grass has grown on NC highways.

Council Hears Requests for Housing Assistance

At its last meeting, Asheville City Council considered two applications for Land Use Incentive Grants (LUIG).

Senate committee looks to extend flexibility after COVID-19 emergency ends

A Senate committee passed protection for direct primary care providers and discussed regulatory reforms to prepare hospitals and other health care workers for the second wave of the coronavirus.