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Main Street reopens after bomb threat at Historic Courthouse

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The Hendersonville Police Department investigated a bomb threat called into an office of U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis and law officers and the fire department cordoned off a four-block area on Tuesday before clearing the scene at mid-afternoon. Investigators found no bomb or other threat, the city said in a news release.   Read Story »

Tags: Thom Tillis | Historic Courthouse | bomb | terrorism

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Summer polls are poor predictors of November outcomes

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In this year that sometimes feels like a decade, North Carolinians have yet to cast a single general-election ballot for president or other offices. But I’m seeing lots of politicos and pundits making confident predictions about the state’s key electoral contests based on data from recent voter surveys.   Read Story »

Tags: Thom Tillis | 2020 elections | 2020 presidential election | 2020 gubernatorial election | 2020 U.S. Senate election | Cal Cunningham

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Senator questions county native's experience in Senate Judiciary Committee hearing

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Alison Jones Rushing, the 36-year-old East Flat Rock native nominated for a seat on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, faced questions about her relative lack of experience when she sat for a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: Thom Tillis | East Henderson High School | East Flat Rock | Allison Jones Rushing | local kids made good

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Sen. Tillis to open Historic Courthouse office

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U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis is expected to open his western regional office in the Historic Courthouse in Hendersonville.   Read Story »

Tags: Thom Tillis | U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis

North Carolina Politics

Top Senate candidates confirmed for Taylor dinner

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Three announced candidates for the Republican nominations for U.S. Senate will headline the program at the 21st annual Holiday Dinner at the Expo Center at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville hosted by former congressman Charles H. Taylor.   Read Story »

Tags: Thom Tillis | 2014 election | Charles H. Taylor | 2014 U.S. Senate race | U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan