Asheville back alley abortion doctor preparing for surge in business due to NCGA’s new rules for abortion clinics
Aug06

Asheville back alley abortion doctor preparing for surge in business due to NCGA’s new rules for abortion clinics

ASHEVILLE- New proposed rules by the North Carolina Generally Assembly suggesting that all abortion providers be ambulatory surgical centers if implemented by the health department would effectively close 15 abortion clinics across the state.   While pro-choice advocates see the bill as a defeat, one Asheville back alley abortion provider sees the bill as an opportunity to grow his practice.   “Abortion clinics and...

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Motorcycle wielding ‘Evel Knievel’ fetus glad McCrory has unformed back on SB 353
Jul15

Motorcycle wielding ‘Evel Knievel’ fetus glad McCrory has unformed back on SB 353

ASHEVILLE- As Evel Knievel the fetus prepares to attempt to float from one side of its mother’s womb to the other via a tiny microscopic motorcycle later on this week, it has two less things to worry about thanks to North Carolina governor Pat McCrory.   McCrory, who went back on his gubernatorial campaign promise to not make any changes to state laws regarding abortion and gave his stamp of approval to SB 353, a motorcycle...

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Gun Bill has Asheville man excited at thought of putting still mooing steak served at local restaurants out of misery with handgun
Apr29

Gun Bill has Asheville man excited at thought of putting still mooing steak served at local restaurants out of misery with handgun

ASHEVILLE- Dane Bernard can’t seem to get his steak well done at local Asheville restaurants.   Every time Bernard gets a steak at a local eatery it seems to still be mooing according to Bernard.   But the steaks won’t be mooing for long if a new gun bill approved by a North Carolina House committee this past Wednesday allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, city greenways, bars, and restaurants becomes law.  ...

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Asheville unemployed man decides to look for job after McCrory signs bill cutting unemployment benefits
Feb21

Asheville unemployed man decides to look for job after McCrory signs bill cutting unemployment benefits

ASHEVILLE- Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law Tuesday a bill that cuts maximum weekly jobless payments from $535 to $350 on new claims beginning July 1st.   The move leaves many North Carolina residents wondering how the unemployed will manage to get by.   But for one Asheville man, the new law slashing benefits put pep in his step.   “Oh my gosh, wow, I was living such a luxurious lifestyle on $535 a week that I never...

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GOP lays out July 17-race runoff plan for 11th Congressional District candidates Vance Patterson & Mark Meadows
Jul09

GOP lays out July 17-race runoff plan for 11th Congressional District candidates Vance Patterson & Mark Meadows

  ASHEVILLE- They say an elephant never forgets.   Two GOP candidates are in for an election race runoff for the 11th Congressional District seat they will never forget on July 17th.   NC GOP chair Robin Hayes announced late Sunday the party was abruptly ending voting in the 11th Congressional District race between Republican candidates Mark Meadows and Vance Patterson. The party has instead chosen to force both...

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NC Democratic Party issues elected officials flashcards on how to vote
Jul09

NC Democratic Party issues elected officials flashcards on how to vote

RALEIGH- The North Carolina Democratic Party took steps Friday to ensure a wrong vote is never cast again.   After the legislature successfully overrode Gov. Bev Perdue’s veto of a fracking bill by one vote, due to Rep. Becky Carney, a Democrat from Mecklenburg County, who opposes fracking pushed the wrong button and accidentally voted with Republicans to override the veto.   The Democratic Party handed out how to vote...

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