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McCrory to ride in King Apple parade

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For the second year in a row, Gov. Pat McCrory will ride in the King Apple parade at the North Carolina Apple Festival on Labor Day.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Apple Festival | Gov. Pat McCrory

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

McCrory appoints Orr to fill D.A. vacancy

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Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Hendersonville native and former state Supreme Court justice Bob Orr to fill the vacant district attorney's seat serving Avery, Madison, Mitchell, Watauga and Yancey counties.   Read Story »

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Fletcher Business

Gov. McCrory to visit Fletcher

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FLETCHER — Gov. Pat McCrory is scheduled to visit Fletcher Friday to celebrate the opening of an 80,000-square-foot expansion of the Continental Teves Inc. plant to manufacture its electronic parking brake.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development | Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development | Gov. Pat McCrory

North Carolina Politics

NC launches app for weather, traffic, disaster aid

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Gov. Pat McCrory and the state's public safety director announced the launch of a new smart phone app that contains real-time traffic and weather information, information on hazardous events and storms, phone numbers and links to all North Carolina power companies to report outages and links to websites for those who need help recovering from a disaster.   Read Story »

Tags: Weather | Gov. Pat McCrory | NC Ready

Hendersonville Business

McCrory names Ross to landscape board

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Hendersonville landscape company owner John Ross has been named to the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects.   Read Story »

Tags: Gov. Pat McCrory | John Ross land

Henderson County Politics

N.C. antes up to reopen Great Smokies

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which has been closed due to the partial federal shutdown, will reopen Wednesday thanks to a funding by North Carolina and Tennessee.   Read Story »

Tags: U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows | Gov. Pat McCrory | 2013 government shutdown

Henderson County News

McCrory defends immigration bill veto

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On a visit to Hendersonville Monday to ride in the parade that honors the apple, Gov. Pat McCrory defended his veto of a bill that apple growers say they need to ensure an adequate supply of harvest labor.   Read Story »

Tags: immigration | farming | apple farming | Gov. Pat McCrory

Henderson County News

N.C. thanks Miller for honoring WWII veterans

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Gov. Pat McCrory came to Hendersonville Monday and presented the state's top civilian award to Honor Air founder Jeff Miller before riding in the King Apple Parade.   Read Story »

Tags: HonorAir | Jeff Miller | Gov. Pat McCrory

Hendersonville News

Gov. McCrory to ride in King Apple Parade

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Gov. Pat McCrory is scheduled to ride in the King Apple parade at the North Carolina Apple Festival Monday, the first time in 21 years that an incumbent governor has visited Hendersonville for the festival.   Read Story »

Tags: North Carolina Apple Festival | Gov. Pat McCrory

Henderson County News

McCrory appoints Cecil to NC Economic Development Board

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North Carolina Politics

McCrory rebuts N.Y. Times 'demolition derby' editorial

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Gov. Pat McCrory is rebutting a New York Times editorial that castigates the Republican agenda in Raleigh, saying his "focus on pragmatic problem-solving is now fueling North Carolina's comeback to prosperity."   Read Story »

Tags: NC politics | NC Legislature | Gov. Pat McCrory

Henderson County News

County tax collector named chair of state GIS panel

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Gov, Pat McCrory has appointed Henderson County Tax Collector Stan Duncan chairman of the Geographic Information Coordinating Council (GICC).     Read Story »

Tags: Gov. Pat McCrory | Henderson County Tax Collector Stan Duncan

North Carolina Business

McCrory announces nonprofit corporation for jobs recruitment

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Governor Pat McCrory announced plans today to pursue a "Partnership for Prosperity," an effort to change the way we foster economic growth in North Carolina.   Read Story »

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North Carolina News

Trudi Walend to direct McCrory's western office

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Trudi Walend, a former state House member from Brevard, has been named the director of the Western North Carolina office for Gov. Pat McCrory.   Read Story »

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North Carolina Politics

Text of Gov. McCrory's inaugural address

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Good morning and welcome. Let me tell you why we're here today-- at a new location with a different view. We're here on historic grounds with our majestic and beautiful State Capitol behind us looking out at our capital city and the rest of our state.   Read Story »

Tags: NC politics | Gov. Pat McCrory