Tag Archives: Fayetteville

FayObserver Cites Progress NC’s Protest Astroturf Group As ‘Teachers’

Aim Higher Now, the Progress NC astroturf protest outfit, held a protest where about all of 6 people showed up.

FayObserver seems to lump Aim Higher and teachers together.

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Is Fayetteville Mayoral Candidate Offering Rides, Food For Votes?

Councilwoman Val Applewhite is running for Mayor of Fayetteville. Applewhite charged ahead and won the primary to on October 9th. That boils it down to her and Nat Robertson to battle it out for the Mayor’s seat on November 5th. Applewhite kicked off her campaign with a theme of transparency and accountability:

“For far too long the voices of our citizens have gone unheard,” she said in her statement. “We must now embrace the spirit of transparency and turn the keys to City Hall over to the citizens of this community.”

“I feel that I have an obligation to provide new ways to make our government accountable to its citizens,” she said. – Source: FayObserver

Well, this morning there was some transparency and accountability in my inbox in the form of some interesting photos from the Fayetteville Mayoral Candidate’s Facebook page. A slick, white limo is center stage in an October 5th post: Continue reading

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