Estes lawyer could face sanctionsGary Triggs, defense attorney for Avery County murder
suspect Gloria Hughes Estes, is scheduled to appear before the North Carolina
Bar Association’s Disciplinary Hearing Commission on August 30 and 31. Full Story
Avery County Congressman Patrick McHenry has pledged to vote
to uphold President Bush’s veto of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act,
which directs taxpayer money to fund, according to McHenry, the destruction of
human embryos for research purposes.
Mountains need more rainWhile statements from Governor Mike Easley says the
water supply can handle the drought right now- conservation methods should be
employed by citizens in counties classified under a severe drought. Full Story
Seven Devils met with the Cottom family, owners of the former golf course, and community members today to discuss the possibility of leasing part of the ski property during the summer months for a golf course.