The race for county commissioner in District 3 of Jackson County will no longer be an uncontested one following Ron Mau’s decision to file as a Republican candidate.
Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, the United Steelworkers Local 9-507 in Canton has to redo its election of officers before March 31, 2016.
As candidate sign-ups get underway, Swain County commissioner incumbents plan to seek another term.
The race for Haywood County commissioner has begun to take shape with the candidate sign-up period now officially underway, with four Democrats and one Republican running for commissioner as of press time Tuesday afternoon. The deadline for candidates to register is Dec. 21.
Macon County Commission Chairman Kevin Corbin announced his plans Monday night to run next year for the North Carolina House of Representatives.
The ballot for Haywood County commissioner could be a sparse one based on rumblings of who’s running — and more notably who’s not running.
Everyone was a bit surprised on Nov. 3 when the election results came out in Franklin — even the candidates who were elected.
The Sylva Board of Commissioners election came down to the flip of a coin — literally.
Franklin could potentially see a significant changing of the guard during this year’s election with three open seats on the board of aldermen.
For a town that may only have 300 voters show up to the polls, the mayoral race in Maggie Valley has garnered plenty of interest this election year.