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Edwards announces visits to all 15 counties of congressional district

U.S. Rep. Chuck Edwards announced Wednesday that he will visit all 15 counties of the 11th Congressional District this month, ending with an open house and a "Chat with Chuck" opportunity at the Grove Street Courthouse here on Jan. 30.

“My priority as Western North Carolina’s congressman is to start my term meeting with constituents and listening to their concerns,” Edwards said in a news release. “I’m looking forward to visiting every county in our district and hearing about what matters most to WNC. I also hope to learn about any challenges that constituents are facing so that my staff and I can help them with federal agencies or provide other services.”

Here are the dates and locations of the district tour in nearby counties:

  • Monday, Jan. 16, Transylvania County, MLK Day celebration, 7 p.m. Porter Center at Brevard College, Brevard.
  • Thursday, Jan. 19, Buncombe County.
  • Monday, Jan. 23, Polk County, Foothills Economic Development Commission breakfast, 9 a.m., Tryon Equestrian Center, Tryon.
  • Monday Jan. 30, Chat with Chuck, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Hendersonville office open house, 8:30-12:30 p.m., 200 N. Grove St., Suite 121, Hendersonville.