Franklin mayor runs unopposed

Bob Scott is seeking his third term as mayor of Franklin, and it’s his second time running unopposed for the job.

Sylva’s mayoral race nears the finish line: Sossamon and Allen to rematch for mayor’s seat

Sylva voters might feel a bit of déjà vu when they enter the polling place this year, with both names on the ballot for the mayor’s seat repeats from the 2015 election.

Franklin mayor to help lead new mayors group

Franklin Mayor Bob Scott will help lead a new organization of North Carolina mayors dedicated to improving life in all the state’s municipalities by focusing public attention on finding solutions to critical issues.

Mayor, board elections represent the changing face of Canton

Although the Municipal General Election isn’t until Nov. 7, when the candidate sign-up period closed on July 21, Canton’s fate was sealed.

Election season begins for municipalities

As the candidate sign-up period for November’s municipal elections opens at noon on Friday, July 7, voters in most municipalities will start to learn who’s in, who’s out, who’s moving on and who’s moving up.

Jackson tourism board considers Webster mayor for director job

jacksonIf the selection panel’s pick gets the backing of the full board, Jackson County’s likely to have a new tourism director in place by the time 2016 rolls around.

Sylva election comes down to flip of a coin

election timeThe Sylva Board of Commissioners election came down to the flip of a coin — literally.

Bryson City mayor keeps his seat; board of aldermen welcomes one new member

election timeAs the municipal elections were coming to a close last Tuesday night, it became clear that the race in Bryson City would be too close to call. 

Waynesville’s window dressing: Candidates, others weigh in on whether town’s reputation for hampering business development has merit

fr waynesvilleSome candidates running for office in Waynesville are accusing the town of running off businesses and claim the town’s development rules are hampering development.

Who’s most suited to move Maggie forward?

fr maggieFor 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.

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