Archive: Thu Jan 2012

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    On Redistricting, Term Limits, &c

    The Macon County Commissioners agreed to move forward with limiting terms of planning board members. One would immediately suspect some other-party dude was hanging around too long.
    Leslee Kulba, January 19, 2012
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    As an Aside

    The economy is booming. Jobs are being created. Today, I saw two independent ads for collection agents.
    Leslee Kulba, January 19, 2012
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    Gotta Love That Tool

    Henderson County commissioners Wednesday discussed possible revenue sources for the county school system, including a quarter-cent local sales tax hike whose fate would rest with voters in the form of a referendum in May.
    Leslee Kulba, January 19, 2012
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    Hocus-Focus, Mission-Vision!

    Hendersonville’s Main Street Advisory Board held a four-hour planning meeting for promoting Hendersonville. They have a vision and a mission statement. Funny. It seems the economy was thriving much better before all this mumbo-jumbo became standard fare for organizations. Besides, after three or four visions or mission statements, they…
    Leslee Kulba, January 19, 2012
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    No Jackson County Devals

    The Jackson County Commissioners, consistent with public outcry, decided to postpone revals until January 2016.
    Leslee Kulba, January 19, 2012
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    Affordable Housing

    The last mobile home dealership in Cherokee County closed.
    Leslee Kulba, January 19, 2012
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    Dem primary in the 10th Congressional District is one to watch

    We’re anticipating a number of competitive Republican congressional primaries in North Carolina this year, but one on the Democratic side to keep an eye on is in the 10th District, now represented by Republican Patrick McHenry. Four candidates have announced so far: Asheville mayor Terry Bellamy, N.C. Rep.
    David N. Bass, January 19, 2012
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    Celebrate the week next week

    Next week, you have a choice. 1.  Attend a National School Choice Week event.  Here is a quick review of events in North Carolina: School choice pioneer Dr. Howard Fuller will be the keynote speaker at the Parents for Educational Freedom in NC (PEFNC) night of celebration…
    Terry Stoops, January 19, 2012