From The Center Square: Extended jobless benefits for North Carolina residents in the pipeline

Originally published by The Center Square: (The Center Square) – North Carolina residents have started receiving extra weekly unemployment benefits of $300 as a result of an authorization by President Donald Trump, according to a state-by-state tally published by the Forbes website. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has indicated it will provide six weeks worth of […]

Madison Cawthorn and Moe Davis

From AVL Watchdog: Debate fact-checker: zingers, jabs and lies

In their first public face-off, the candidates vying for the increasingly competitive 11th District congressional seat, Republican Madison Cawthorn and Democrat Moe Davis, touted their differences on just about all issues and hurled accusations, with each calling the other “fast and loose” with the facts. Who was telling the truth?

Video: Cawthorn, Davis debate Sept. 4

Tonight’s the night! For the first time, the major-party candidates for WNC’s open congressional seat will meet to debate the issues. The event is hosted by Western Carolina University’s Biltmore Park instructional site and sponsored by Blue Ridge Public Radio, Smoky Mountain News and Mountain Xpress. Details for the event livestream and live updates here.