Ahead of the July 17 GOP runoff election to determine who will face Democrat Hayden Rogers in the fall contest for the 11th Congressional District seat, candidates Mark Meadows and Vance Patterson debated in Asheville.
Clear Channel Asheville announced Jan. 19 that Pete Kaliner will be its new afternoon talk show host on News Radio 570 WWNC. He’ll start broadcasting Jan. 23, hosting a show that focuses on politics Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m.
Barley a week after parting ways with their longtime radio outlet, WWNC, talk show host Matt Mittan and producer Agnes Cheek are set to launch a new online media experiment at mattandagnes.com.
A public dispute has arisen over Asheville City Council member and congressional candidate Cecil Bothwell‘s angry voicemail to Joe Dunn, after the former Council member wrote a letter to the Asheville Citizen-Times criticizing Bothwell and Council candidate Lael Gray.
Amid swirling rumors over the cause of their departure, popular WWNC talk radio host Matt Mittan and producer Agnes Cheek are no longer working at Clear Channel Asheville.
Twitter-coverage of Heath Shuler’s radio comments today about health insurance.
If you need a little more Asheville Disclaimer in your life (is there anyone who doesn’t?), listen to the 5 p.m. hour of “Take a Stand with Matt Mittan,” Fridays on WWNC 570-AM.
Once again I offer our local high-and-mighty my suggestions for suitable New Year’s resolutions for 2009: Carl Mumpower: Start prepping for your run for governor in 2012. Your “principles first” message could motivate North Carolina Republicans to turn out for the GOP statewide the way they did in the 11th Congressional District in 2008. Terry […]
It likely will be the only debate between Democratic Rep. Heath Shuler and Republican challenger Carl Mumpower, but the showdown that took place Oct. 30 on WWNC-570 AM was a doozy, with Mumpower labeling Shuler a “socialist,” and Shuler calling Mumpower a “polarizing figure” ill-suited to be an effective congressman for the 11th District.
Republican congressional candidate Carl Mumpower will appear live today (Oct. 28) on WWNC-570 AM with Take a Stand! radio host Matt Mittan, in a discussion that will serve as a warmup for a scheduled debate later this week between Mumpower and incumbent Rep. Heath Shuler.
Even though it will come late in the game, Rep. Heath Shuler and Carl Mumpower, his Republican challenger for the 11th Congressional District seat, are set to square off in an Oct. 30 debate. The hot seat: U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler chats it up with Take a Stand! radio host Matt Mittan. Shuler and his […]
The three candidates vying to run against Rep. Heath Shuler can be heard from 3 to 5 p.m. on 570 AM
Asheville wants to end homelessness, right? That’s a noble cause, and I support the good intentions behind this effort. But if Asheville is ever going to achieve this lofty goal, we need to be honest about a few things first. 1) There’s a segment of Asheville’s homeless population that chooses it as a “lifestyle.” Take […]
It’s that time of year again when we have to endure the endless ramblings of friends, family and co-workers about all the positive changes they’re going to make in their lives in the coming year — not to mention the meaningless folly of people asking what our New Year’s resolutions are. But I really am […]