LIVE: Updates on Mitt Romney’s visit to Asheville

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is campaigning in Western North Carolina, holding an Oct. 11 rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville.

This post contains dispatches from the event and related news via Twitter using the hashtag, #avlromney

Romney is set to take the stage sometime after 6:00 p.m. Former Arkansas governor and Fox News show host Mike Huckabee is scheduled to speak before him.

Doors open at 3:30 p.m.

For a list of downtown street closings and detours go here and for more local political news visit our page here.

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