The runoff is over and planning board member Liz Aycock is
the unofficial victor in Boone- and she couldn’t be more excited.
A 9.8 million bond referendum to fund a public sewer system
was rejected by Sawmills voters last night.
Sugar Mountain’s race proved victorious for newcomer Nancy
Appalachian State University has been selected to host two
groups of Egyptian educators- and is receiving $213,652
Long-time Ashe politician, West Jefferson's incumbent mayor Dale Baldwin (146 votes) lost the race to Christmas tree farmer Dale Hudler (184 votes).
Wilkes County Election results had a few surprises, namely
Wilkesboro’s councilman turned mayor-elect.
Boone’s hotly contested runoff is over- with planning board
member Liz Aycock the clear victor.
Unofficial results say incumbent Blowing Rock councilman
Rita Wiseman is out of the race.
Lenoir mayor David (Buddy) Barlow staved off a strong 11th-hour write-in challenge by Debra Venti Tuesday.
Sugar Mountain’s race was the one to watch.