WCU Commencement Events Remain On Hold

The Sylva Herald Due to COVID-19 impacts, Western Carolina University has delayed a decision on when to reschedule spring commencement ceremonies originally set for May 8 and 9. University officials had announced on March 20 the postponement of May commencement...

Sylva is Bracing for a Dent in Finances – April 22

By Dave Russell, The Sylva Herald Sylva’s budget is not immune to the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the world. The resulting closure of all but essential businesses is putting a deep dent in the town’s financial future. “It’s going to reduce sales tax, it’s going...

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NC Democratic Party – Notice for Upcoming Meetings

Good morning members of the North Carolina Democratic Party,  As we continue to work to safeguard against the COVID-19 outbreak, NCDP wanted to again update you on the latest steps our party is taking to protect the health and well-being of our Party members and staff...

Joe Sam Queen – Raleigh Report, February 28

Joe Sam Queen, North Carolina General Assembly Rep. Joe Sam Queen | 16 W. Jones St. Room #1002, Raleigh, NC 27601-1096 Democracy Day at Western Carolina University I enjoyed being included in Western Carolina University’s Democracy Day, where I got to meet one...

Why Your Vote Is Safe in North Carolina

The North Carolina Board of Elections has issued the following assurances about election security:   No Evidence of Successful Attack North Carolina elections officials have no evidence than any election system or voting system in the state has ever been the...

How Democrats Can Win Obama-Trump Defectors

New York Times: By Sean McElwee and Brian F. Schaffner, Jan. 6, 2020 In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory, analysts fiercely debated the role of the approximately six million voters who supported President Barack Obama in 2012 but shifted their...

Impeachment 103, by Penny Smith 11/26/2019

This is the third in a series of observations about the current impeachment hearings against Donald Trump. You can find the others at this site (see Impeachment 101 and Impeachment 102). What do the Democrats say the President did wrong? At the moment there are no...