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Buncombe commissioner candidates debate

Differing visions for the future of Buncombe County will collide over the next few months as candidates make their case for seats on the Board of Commissioners. The debate unofficially kicked off July 30, as the Council of Independent Business Owners hosted the first candidate forum of the season. Sparring for District 2 In District 2, […]

Election results

Election analysis: Buncombe voters make changes, set up fall battles

The May 6 primary proved historic, as Buncombe County voters propelled district attorney candidate Todd Williams to a landslide victory over Ron Moore, who had held the position for 24 years. Voters also outed incumbent Buncombe Commissioner David King and set up several battles going into the fall general election. Here’s a rundown of some of the key local races and results.