“The more than a thousand citizen activists who came together as the Upper French Broad Defense Association, bolstered by staunch support from state Rep. Charles Taylor, forced TVA to abandon its plans in 1972.”
The money faucet is open in the race to represent Western North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District. Republican candidate Madison Cawthorn has raised more than Democratic candidate Moe Davis, but Cawthorn’s campaign has also spent heavily to bring those dollars in. As of Sept. 30, Davis had more cash on hand than his opponent.
The Conservation Fund has announced the $5.5 million purchase of a 786-acre tract, formerly owned by Congressman Charles Taylor, which represents the last, unprotected section of the storied Foothills Trail that winds along the border between North and South Carolina.
State Sen. Debbie Clary and former Congressman Charles Taylor will be guest speakers tomorrow at WNC’s 11th District Republican Convention.
Asheville-based Blue Ridge Savings Bank, chaired by former Congressman Charles Taylor, is seeking to right its ship after the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. recently ordered the institution to stop an array of “unsafe and unsound” banking practices. Bank blues: Federal and state bank regulators have ordered Blue Ridge Savings Bank to cease a series of […]
Well, it was a good try, but The Asheville Tribune’s two-part interview with ex-Congressman Charles Taylor has failed to answer the burning question among area politicos: Will he or won’t he run again? However, the paper seems convinced he won’t.
Spence Campbell, chairman of the Henderson County Republican Party, has announced he plans to vie for the 11th District Congressional seat currently held by freshman Democrat Heath Shuler of Waynesville. Campbell, 63, is the second local Republican to announce, along with Asheville City Council member Carl Mumpower, whom Campbell expressed admiration for in a brief […]
Whatever could bring Karl Rove to an auditorium at West Henderson High School? The White House senior advisor and deputy chief of staff won thunderous applause and standing ovations with a short appearance at the April 28 convention off the 11th District Republican Party. The GOP’s district party chairman David Sawyer told the crowd that […]
If there was one vote this year that you wouldn’t expect Rep. Charles Taylor to miss, it was the one that came along late in the day on July 27. After months of intense wrangling by the White House, the House of Representatives finally voted on — and passed — the Central America Free Trade […]