Tag: Buncombe

Former Buncombe County Sheriff arrested

When a public officer uses his office to further his/her political career, that is sad. When you use the office to gamble and cover personal expenditures that’s sick and twisted. Yesterday, former Buncombe County Sheriff Bobby Medford was arrested. ——– From ACT: Former Buncombe County Sheriff Bobby Medford commanded an illegal gambling operation that moved as much as $5,000 at a time through his sheriff’s department office, federal authorities said Thursday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office unsealed an indictment that made sweeping charges against Medford, including that he funneled money from illegal video gambling to cover campaign expenses and $54,000 lost at

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Republicans try to doop Buncombe County voters

Representative Susan Fisher NC House District 114 MEDIA ADVISORY September 7, 2006 Contact: Beth Trigg, Campaign Manager btrigg@electsusanfisher.com 828-582-8153 For immediate release Representative Susan Fisher Decries Republican Internet Scam Today Buncombe County Republican Party Chair George Keller was implicated in a scandal involving a fraudulent website which attempts to mislead voters in Buncombe County. The website purports to represent an “independent” organization; the organization seems not actually to exist and the website is actually the work of members of the Buncombe County Republican Party. The site claims to be associated with a group called the “North Carolina Independent Public Policy Research

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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