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Sheriff sets re-election campaign kickoff Sept. 14

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Griffin, Brown endorse Katz over McDonald

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Martin "Marty" Katz, the Democratic nominee for Henderson County sheriff, has claimed the endorsement of two Republicans — former sheriff's captain Tim Griffin and three-time sheriff's candidate Michael Brown.     Read Story »

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WHO GAVE WHAT: Spend to win carries the day

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Candidates who raised the most money won their races during the local primary elections on May 6 in nearly every case.   Read Story »

Tags: 2014 sheriff election | 2014 state House District 117 election | 2014 Board of Commissioners election | 2014 Register of Deeds election

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Former Sheriff Davis donates $4,000 in sheriff's race

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Seventeen current or former Sheriff's Office employees contributed money to Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald's election campaign but a donation from one departmental retiree to another candidate might have been the least expected.   Read Story »

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Meadows endorses McDonald

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U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows endorsed Sheriff Charlie McDonald in the 2014 election, the McDonald campaign announced in a news release on Friday.   Read Story »

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NRA makes endorsement in sheriff's race

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Fletcher mayor endorses Summey

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Fletcher Mayor Bill Moore has endorsed Henderson County Sheriff's candidate Erik Summey.   Read Story »

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Letter from local PBA president on sheriff endorsement

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Statement by North Carolina Mountain Chapter Police Benevolent Association President Brandon McGaha on endorsement of Erik Summey.   Read Story »

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Letter from state PBA president on Summey endorsement

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Here is a response on the PBA endorsement by North Carolina PBA president Randy Byrd.   Read Story »

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'At will' policy at issue in sheriff's race

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Sheriff Charlie McDonald and challenger Erik Summey disagree on using North Carolina's "employment at will" policy, which allows employers to fire employees for no reason.   Read Story »

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PBA announces endorsement in sheriff's race

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The Mountain Chapter of the North Carolina Police Benevolent Association announced its endorsement in the Henderson County sheriff's election.   Read Story »

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Sheriff's candidates spar over morale, school officers

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Candidates for Henderson County sheriff strongly agreed on one topic — the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms — and differed sharply on Wednesday night on department morale, the rate of hiring to fill openings and the need for sheriff's deputies in schools.   Read Story »

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Tea Party announces endorsements for sheriff, County Commission

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Summey campaign holding barbecue, bluegrass event

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Brown opening campaign headquarters on Friday

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McDonald opens campaign office

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Sheriff Charlie McDonald announced an open house for his new campaign headquarters on Friday afternoon.   Read Story »

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McDonald holding BBQ fundraiser on Saturday

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Sheriff Charlie McDonald will hold a barbecue and campaign fundraiser 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Apple Valley Middle School on Fruitland Road.   Read Story »

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Cash donations trip up McDonald campaign

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Sheriff Charlie McDonald and his supporters were pleased when they took in thousands of dollars at a golf tournament and campaign fundraiser last Nov. 1 at Etowah Valley Country Club.   Read Story »

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LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Election 2014 officially opens

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Snow could not stay candidates from their appointed round on Monday.     Read Story »

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Retired deputy is first Democrat to announce for sheriff

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Martin "Marty" Katz, a retired deputy with the Broward County Sheriff's Department, plans to file for the Henderson County sheriff's job as a Democrat when filing opens today.   Read Story »

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Sheriff seeks feedback on services

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The Henderson County Sheriff's Office in partnership with Western Carolina University is mailing a community survey to 4,500 random addresses in Henderson County over the next few weeks, Sheriff Charles McDonald announced.   Read Story »

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McDonald to kick off campaign Thursday

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The Committee to Elect Sheriff Charlie McDonald will formally kick off McDonald's election campaign at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Mountain Lodge, 42 McMurray Road.   Read Story »

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District attorney makes endorsement in sheriff's race

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District Attorney Greg Newman praised Sheriff Charlie McDonald and urged Republicans help the incumbent continue in the job.     Read Story »

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McDonald campaign acknowledges error in cash donations

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Sheriff Charles McDonald said today his campaign made an error in accepting cash donations of greater than $50. Under state law, individuals cannot make cash donations of more than $50. At a golf tournament fundraiser last year, some golfers had paid their entry fee in cash. The campaign had no caught the error at the time, McDonald said.   Read Story »

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Passions run high in campaigns for sheriff

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Having run the Henderson County Sheriff's Department for almost two years carrying out a pledge of reform and professional standards, Charlie McDonald might have gone into the election season confident that no one would oppose him.   Read Story »

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Fletcher chief Summey becomes 5th sheriff's candidate

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Erik B. Summey, a former Henderson County sheriff's deputy and current Fletcher police chief, on Tuesday became the third Republican to announce plans to challenge incumbent Sheriff Charlie McDonald, who is also a Republican.   Read Story »

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Michael Brown running for sheriff

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Michael Brown is making a third run for Henderson County sheriff.   Read Story »

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