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Rick Wood announces retirement from School Board

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Since the law does not require them, Rick Wood is imposing term limits on himself.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County School Board | Rick Wood | 2020 elections | 2020 School Board election

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School history researchers seek old yearbooks

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Bo Caldwell does not know Lowell Joerg. Lowell does not know Bo.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Education Foundation | Rick Wood | Education History Initiative | Fassifern Academy | Derek Allen

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Wood kicking off fall campaign with rally for schools

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Democratic candidate Rick Wood is kicking off his fall general election campaign for the state Senate with a Public Education Rally on Saturday, Sept. 13, in the auditorium of West Henderson High School.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Sen. Tom Apodaca | Rick Wood | 2014 state Senate race

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

48th SENATE DCT: 'Why not give voters a choice?' Wood says

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A Henderson County School Board member since 2008, Rick Wood had grown increasingly frustrated with the state Legislature's treatment of public schools.   Read Story »

Tags: Rick Wood | 2014 state Senate race

Henderson County Politics

Wood kicks off education-centered campaign

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MILLS RIVER — Backed by a team of advisers with more than 100 years of combined teaching experience, Rick Wood kicked off his campaign for state Senate on Saturday, promising to reverse decisions he said have crippled North Carolina schools.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Sen. Tom Apodaca | Rick Wood | 2014 election | 2014 state Senate race

Henderson County Politics

Rick Wood kicking off campaign Jan. 11

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Henderson County School Board member Rick Wood will kick off his campaign for state Senate with a pancake brunch on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Mills River United Methodist Church, 137 Old Turnpike Road.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Legislature | NC Sen. Tom Apodaca | Rick Wood

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Citing NC's 'race to the bottom,' Wood will challenge Sen. Apodaca

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Henderson County School Board member Rick Wood said today he is running against state Sen. Tom Apodaca in an effort to turn around what he called the Legislature's "race to the bottom" in education funding.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County politics | NC Legislature | NC Sen. Tom Apodaca | Rick Wood | 2014 election

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LIGHTNING RECOMMENDS: Four for School Board

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The Henderson County School Board race produced the usual amount of sparks, which is to say not many.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County School Board | Henderson County schools | Josh Houston | Ervin Bazzle | Rick Wood | Mary Louise Corn | Sonia Gorunda | Michael Absner | Debbie Reemes Ford | Charles E. Thomas