Elmore Seeks NC Senate Seat

January 31, 2010

For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey Elmore
(336) 984-0423
E-mail address: elmoreforncsenate@gmail.com

North Wilkesboro, NC (January 15, 2010) – Today, Jeffrey Elmore, teacher and Commissioner in the Town of North Wilkesboro formally announces his bid for the North Carolina Senate in District 45. Commissioner Elmore made the following statement:

“Alexander, Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes counties are suffering from the recent downturn in the economy with some of the highest unemployment numbers in the state. Our citizens need jobs and a sense of hope for our future. Instead, we see key Democrat leaders in Raleigh involved in corruption and many taking on the philosophy of taxing our way out of the problem. The people of our district need a clear vision for our future direction and I am just the person for the job. I will work day and night to make sure that the common sense, conservative values seen in our mountain and foothill communities are represented and heard in Raleigh.”

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Foxx announces plans to run for re-election

January 28, 2010

via: http://twitter.com/foxxforcongress

Clemmons, NC—Congresswoman Virginia Foxx today announced that she will run for reelection for North Carolina’s Fifth Congressional District. Foxx has represented the Fifth District in Congress since 2005.
 
“Representing the people of North Carolina’s Fifth District in Congress is a great honor, Foxx said. “During this era of record deficits I promise to continue to hold Washington accountable and rein in its reckless spending and wasting of taxpayers’ hard-earned money.
 
Foxx is a strong proponent of keeping taxes low and ensuring that the government lives within its means. Last year Foxx opposed the bank bailouts, the auto bailouts and other massive spending programs like the trillion dollar stimulus package.
 
Washington needs a strong dose of North Carolina common sense,” Foxx said. “North Carolinians are looking for someone who will stand up to the big-spending ways of Washington and who will offer solutions that solve problems without growing government and creating debt. As a small-government conservative, I have a proven track record of fighting to preserve freedom and keep big government at bay.”
 
During her third term Foxx successfully shepherded a bill through Congress to improve on-base housing for soldiers in the Army. Her bill to stop the 2008 bank bailout also passed the House last January.

5th District Executive Committee Meeting

January 20, 2010

DATE: January 19, 2009

TO: 5th District Officers, Executive Committee Members, County Chairmen, Legal Counsel and Parliamentarian F

ROM: Dan Barrett, 5th District Chairman

RE: 5th District Executive Committee Meeting

There will be a 5th District Executive Committee Meeting on Saturday, February 6, 2010. The meeting will be held at the Yadkin County GOP Headquarters in Yadkinville, NC. The headquarters is located on the east side of the Yadkin County Courthouse in downtown Yadkinville. There will be parking available on the street. Our hosts will be Kenneth and Nancy Sapp with special thanks to Charles and Phyllis Wooten. We will have a social time beginning at 9:00 am, with refreshments being provided by the Sapp’s. The meeting will begin at 10:00 am. We will be discussing the upcoming 2010 elections and honor the late NC Representative George Holmes.

If you have any questions, please contact Dan Barrett via e-mail Dan@Barrettfirm.com or Teresa Miller at (336) 838-5610 or via e-mail tlm0509@embarqmail.com.


Wilkes County GOP – Calendar

January 20, 2010

Wilkes County GOP Precinct Meetings Sat Mar 6, 2010 9:30am

Wilkes County GOP County Convention Sat Mar 6, 2010 10:00am

Wilkes County Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Sat Mar 13, 2010at 6:00pm at the North Wilkesboro Elk’s Lodge. $35.00 per person. Guest Speaker will be Senator Richard Burr.


Tax Dollars and the Gay Agenda?

January 20, 2010

The below was sent out over the taxpayer funded web system to almost all ASU students and some alumni.  It was passed on to us.  Thoughts?

From: ASUINFO <asuinfo@appstate.edu>
Date: Wed, Jan 20, 2010
Subject: Homosexuality and the Bible
To: ASUFACULTY-STAFF-INFO@list.appstate.edu

The ASU Counseling Center is presenting a program in the I.G. Greer
auditorium on January 20th at 7:00pm. The program is about the
gay-affirming interpretation of biblical scripture. The program involves
watching the movie “For the Bible Tells Me So.” Movie viewers are
invited to participate in a question-and-answer panel discussion
immediately after the movie.

Please encourage students of all walks of life to attend.

Sincerely,

The CAPS Diversity Committee —–

This message was delivered by the University’s moderated e-mail list service. For information about this list, how to post messages and manage viewing preferences, visit https://www.webapp.appstate.edu/lists/


Jeff Elmore to run for NC Senate

January 18, 2010

North Wilkesboro Commissioner Jeff Elmore has annouced his intent to run for the NC Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Steve Goss (D-Watauga).  The seat was formerally held by John Garwood another Wilkes County native, and also a former Commissioner.  Elmore joins Dan Soucek who annouced back in 2009 his intent to run for the seat.  Soucek ran unsuccessfully for NC House against Cullie Tarelton in 2008. 

On another note, Jonathan Jordan (R-Ashe) appears to be unopposed in his run for NC House against incumbent Cullie Tarleton (D-Watauga).


Alleghany – Calendar of Events

January 5, 2010

ALLEGHANY COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
2010 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JAN. 7: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00 pm at The Country Kitchen
Special Guest: Congresswoman Virginia Foxx
A presentation by Kate Cosner, Director, Board of Elections
FEB 4: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00 pm at The Country Kitchen
Lincoln / Reagan Program by Pat Polley
MAR. 18: COUNTY/PRECINCT CONVENTION – 6:00 pm at Alleghany Inn

APR. 1: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00pm at The Country Kitchen
Candidate Forum in advance of Primary Election

MAY 4: PRIMARY ELECTION

MAY 6: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00 pm at The Country Kitchen
Program re: 5th District by Dan Barrett, District Chair
JUN. 3: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00 pm at The Country Kitchen
Judicial Candidate Forum
JUN. 3-6: REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION IN WINSTON-SALEM

JUL. 1: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00 pm at The Country Kitchen
Program: “Principles of the Founders” by David Hedrick
JUL. 3: SPARTA 4th OF JULY PARADE

JUL. 24: BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN FAIR – CROUSE PARK

AUG. 5: ANNUAL PICNIC – 5:00 at Lions Club Park

SEP. 2: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00 pm at The Country Kitchen
Official opening of the 2010 Election headquarters
SEP. 18: MOUNTAIN HERITAGE FESTIVAL

OCT. 7: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00 pm at The Country Kitchen
Candidate Forum in advance of the Election
NOV. 2: ELECTION DAY

NOV. 4: MONTHLY MEETING – 6:00 pm at The Country Kitchen
Election Celebration!!
DEC. NO MEETING – HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS !!