Mayor on Duty

The North Carolina Wildlife Commission recently sponsored a BearWise workshop in Asheville. Cynthia Strain of the Highlands B.E.A.R. Taskforce and I, along with BEAR board members Elaine Carlton, Gerri Tulley, Debbie Lassiter and Kelly and […]

Mayor on Duty

Last week I met at town hall with Brian Burch, the NCDOT Division 14 Engineer. Also, at the meeting was Wesley Grindstaff, the division road maintenance engineer and Steven Buchanan the division traffic engineer. Chief […]

Mayor on Duty

Most of my week has been spent dealing with the North Carolina Department of Transportation.  I will provide updates on projects this week and next week. Monday morning town manager Josh Ward told me the […]

Mayor on Duty

The recent winter storm was probably the most severe since the famous 1993 blizzard. It pounded the plateau with a combination of freezing rain, ice and snow. This heavy snow and ice accumulated on trees […]