Budd beats Beasley

Ted Budd has beat Cheri Beasely to become the next senator for North Carolina. 

Farmer wins Jackson Sheriff

In another tight race for Jackson County, Republican Doug Farmer has come out on top of the race for sheriff. 

Laseter, Breeden win Macon School Board race; county votes no to quarter-cent sales tax

Stephanie Hyder Laseter and Diedre Kaye Breeden will join the Macon County School Board after winning elections for their respective districts. 

Jackson County Commission too close to call

With all precincts reporting, the race for Jackson County Commission is too close to call. Results will not be official until certified by the board of election. 

Republicans gain two seats on N.C. Supreme Court

Republicans have shifted the balance of the North Carolina supreme court.

Three incumbents, one newcomer for Haywood School Board

All three incumbents in the race for Haywood County School Board will return to their seat on the board alongside one newcomer. 

Republicans win all three Macon Commission seats up for grabs

The results are in, and the Macon County Board of Commissioners is going to look different for the next two years.

Republicans sweep Swain County School Board

With all precincts reporting, unofficial results show Republicans R.L. Taylor and Lisa Loftis have won seats on the Swain County Board of Education. These Republican candidates beat out Democrats Jamie Fisher and incumbent Travis Hyatt. 

Cochran wins re-election, will serve fifth term as Swain County Sheriff

Swain County Sheriff Curtis Cochran has won his bid for reelection after defeating Doug “Tank” Anthony.

Republicans sweep Swain County Commission races

The Swain County Board of Commissioners will be shaken up next year.

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