Opinion Column by Jim Meredith, Randolph County Democratic Party Chair. Published in the Courier-Tribune, Asheboro, NC April 22, 2016 The current legislature of North Carolina is an incompetent “Ship of Fools.” Thoughtful North Carolinians, regardless of party, consider this the worst legislature they can remember. What a track record. What a travesty. Not since the establishment
THE COMMUNITY CLEANUP AND COOKOUT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. We will inform participants of the new date and time very soon. Thanks for all who were planning to participate. We look forward to seeing you soon! Asheboro Litter Pick-up To cap off the end of Earth Month, we are sponsoring a litter
Walker’s response to Springsteen unsatisfactory The offer by Congressman Mark Walker to “explain intellectually” North Carolina’s new law called HB2 to Bruce Springsteen is interesting. This is just after calling Mr. Springsteen a “bully” for canceling a rock concert in protest over the law. If Mr. Walker’s main qualification prior to election was that of
HB2 gives our state a national black eye The Courier-Tribune asked our state lawmakers to respond to questions concerning HB2, and their responses were in the April 5 issue. The legislators seemed to agree that the outcry over passage of the bill was due to liberalsand the left-wing media. I will let the liberals and the
The Randolph County Democratic Convention will be held at the Randolph County Courthouse, 176 E. Salisbury St. in Asheboro on Saturday, April 16, at 9 a.m. Registration and breakfast (sold by the Democratic Women) will be at 9 a.m. in the lobby area. Candidates will be on hand to meet and greet during breakfast.
Letter to the Editor by Jim Meredith, Randolph County Democratic Party Chair. Published in the Courier-Tribune, Asheboro, NC April 3, 2016 I oppose HB2. I love my state and have spent most of my life being proud of it. But now, thanks to our legislators, North Carolina is known to the nation as a leader in
The Randolph County Democratic Women will be having their monthly meeting at 9:30 AM on Saturday March 26 at the Headquarters. Bring a breakfast item and a friend. The meeting is open to all Democrats. Special guests will be Democratic candidate for US House District 6, Pete Glidewell and candidate for NC State Senate District
One of the stalwarts of our party passed away on Election Day, this past Tuesday, March 15. Somehow that date seems fitting, given not only her political activism, but also her many years as chair of the Randolph County Board of Elections. Maria Bliss was one of the most committed party activists in Randolph County,