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Editor named to N.C. newspaper board

CHAPEL HILL — Bill Moss, editor and publisher of the Hendersonville Lightning, was elected to the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Press Association during the NCPA's 2014 Winter Institute and Annual Meeting last month.

Regina Howard-Glaspie, circulation director of the News & Record in Greensboro, was tapped to become the next president of the board for 2014-15 during the association's 141st annual meeting on the campus of UNC at Chapel Hill.
Also elected to three-year terms on the board were Bart Adams, editor and publisher of The Daily Record in Dunn, and Todd Allen, publisher of The Wake Weekly in Wake Forest.
A member of the NCPA's Legislative Committee, Moss has been active in the NCPA's efforts to fight for open government and open records improvements and against proposals to repeal or reduce public notice requirements for local and state government. He founded the Hendersonville Lightning and in 2012.
NCPA is one of the oldest newspaper advocacy organizations in the nation. Founded in 1873, it lobbies for newspapers and open government, provides free right-to-know legal advice and access brochures to newspapers and their readers, offers professional development opportunities for members and administers one of the largest editorial contests in the nation.