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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Volk challenger focuses on families

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Political newcomer Daniel James “D.J.” Harrington said recently he is running for mayor of Hendersonville because he wants the city to remain a place for families.   Read Story »

Tags: politics | Henderson County Board of Elections | Hendersonville City Council | elections

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

‘Let’s Keep Talking’ features guest panel

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The virtual “Let’s Keep Talking” series of community conversations will resume at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, with guest panelists Rabbi Rachael Jackson, of Agudas Israel Synagogue; Denise Long, executive director, United Way of Henderson County; and Blair Craven, chair of the Henderson County School Board.   Read Story »

Tags: politics | Ruth Birge | Denise Cumbee Long | Agudas Israel | Blair Craven | Rachael Jackson

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Lieutenant governor rips rewrite of social studies teaching

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RALEIGH — The Democrat-controlled N.C. State Board of Education on Thursday approved a sweeping rewrite of the state’s social studies standards that will now include references to racism and discrimination in teaching American history.   Read Story »

Tags: politics | Mark Robinson | political correctness

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

City amends water extension policy amid conflict with county

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The Hendersonville City Council voted on Thursday to update a 1997 Water Extension Policy as part of an ongoing conflict with the Henderson County Board of Commissioners over water rates.   Read Story »

Tags: hendersonville | Henderson County | politics | water issues | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | Horse Shoe Farm | Zoning | water wars

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Cawthorn and Trump Campaign advisor discuss elections at Hendersonville meetup

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Madison Cawthorn, GOP nominee for the 11th congressional district, and John Pence, Trump campaign senior adviser and nephew of the vice president, spoke about the upcoming elections during a meetup at the Henderson County Republican Party office hosted by Trump Victory on Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: politics | political | NCGOP | President Trump | presidential campaigns | 2020 congressional races | Madison Cawthorn

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

GOP picks nominee to fill County Commission seat

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The Republican Party’s executive committee named their choice for the District 2 seat of the Henderson County Board of Commissioners Thursday evening, filling the position left vacant by the passing of Charlie Messer.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County | politics | political | election | Republican | elections | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | Republican Party | 2020 Board of Commissioners election | Charlie Messer | Jennifer Capps Balkcom | Sheila Franklin | Daniel Andreotta

Henderson County News

Democrats nominate Doug Miller for Transylvania board seat

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In a virtual vote on July 21, the Transylvania County Democratic Party chose Doug Miller as its nominee for county commissioner in the Nov. 3 election.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

‘We the people’ tackle issues, form solutions

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Eighty-five members of the Heart of Hendersonville project met recently at the City Operations Center to connect, brainstorm and identify next action steps in four issue groups.   Read Story »

Tags: politics | race | Heart of Hendersonville | Pam Rogers | Charley Rogers

Henderson County News

Voters oust O'Connor

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Henderson County voters on Tuesday granted former County Commission chairman Grady Hawkins a new term in office as they voted overwhelmingly to fire Commissioner Bill O'Connor after less than 18 months in office.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Early voting picks up

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More than 1,000 Henderson County voters turned out for the first two days of early voting last week and the pace seemed to be picking up on Monday, Henderson County Elections Director Beverly Cunningham said. Click here to view sample ballots   Read Story »

Tags: politics | Henderson County politics | Henderson County Commissioners | Henderson County Board of Elections | Beverly Cunningham