A view from the hill

November 13, 2009
by Mondee Tilley
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This past weekend, I got the rare opportunity to see the Washington, D.C., in a rare way that few people get to experience. I got to see the inner workings of our government up close and personal.

This weekend was an especially good time to visit because Congress was in session debating what is one of the most hotly debated issues of our time, the health care reform bill.

Now before I go any deeper, please understand that as a reporter for a small-town newspaper my political views are neutral. I went to Washington with an open heart and mind.

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Sen. George Allen to appear.

November 13, 2009

George Allen event to be held in Caldwell County The Honorable George Allen (R-VA) who served as Congressman from 1991-1993, Governor (1994-1998) and US Senator (2001-2007) will be the guest at a fundraiser dinner for the NC 10th Congressional District Republican Party. This fundraiser will take place on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 6:30pm at the American Legion Post 29 401 Main Street NW Lenoir, NC 28645. Tickets will be $25.00 per person, which will include a catered meal. Tickets will go on sale on Friday morning, November 13, 2009 at http://www.ncgopdistrict10.com

March on Raleigh/Tea Party/Protest

November 12, 2009

Please forward to your email list, notify county chairmen, post on your websites and social media networks…Help us spread the word and have a great turn out for a rally this Saturday 11/14/09.


Thanks for all you do.

Joyce Krawiec

Wilkes GOP Fall Fun Extravaganza!!!!

November 12, 2009

When; Saturday November 14th @ 6:00 pm

Where; East Wilkes Middle School

Dinner; Hot Dogs and Hamburger Dinner will be served @ 6:00

Talent Show will begin @ 7:30 pm

Carolyn has requested that everyone bring their favorite dessert to share in the festivities!!!

Come and enjoy a fun filled evening – Bring friends and family!!! Hope to see you there!