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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Slavery connection sparks talk of Wingate name change

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RALEIGH — Could an obscure historical discovery force Wingate University and the town to change names? That question is roiling Wingate, a small Union County town 30 miles southeast of Charlotte.   Read Story »

Tags: Wingate College | Wingate-Pardee-BRCC campus | slavery

Hendersonville Opinion

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Is Wingate best choice for mill property?

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The developer who won the right to renovate the old Grey Hosiery Mill for an expanded Wingate University campus downtown seems well qualified and well intentioned.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | Grey Hosiery Mill | CathFord Wingate proposal | Robert Englander Jr. | Wingate College