On Tuesday, June 23, Republican voters in the 11th Congressional District will select the candidate who will represent their party in the November election. Given the demographics of the district, there is a good chance the winner of this race will go on to win a seat in Congress.
Anyone who doubts that people in Haywood collectively have some of the biggest hearts in the country, as well as the ingenuity to follow their hearts, need only to look at the massive undertaking countywide to provide food to those who may otherwise go hungry.
Even if you’re not a podcast fan, don’t miss this week’s interview with Canton Mayor Zeb Smathers on Inside Haywood, a production of The Mountaineer.
Haywood County, along with the rest of the nation, has been thunderstruck by the rapid-fire changes resulting from the novel coronavirus that’s rocked the world.
RALEIGH — Almost exactly one year ago, South Carolina’s state senate was presented with a measure to raise the default age at which those accused of committing crimes were treated as adults rather than as juveniles. For decades, that age had been 16 in South Carolina.