After serving on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners for twenty years, David Gantt recently announced he won’t seek re-election in 2016. Gantt says he made his intentions known early to give other potential candidates time to consider a run for political office. Gantt, who is serving his second term as Chairman, says he will spend more time with his family, practicing law, and make time for travel. He spoke with David Hurand.
The craft beer industry in Western North Carolina has enjoyed remarkable growth over the past twenty years. And with growth has come greater scrutiny of the industry by law enforcement. The founder of the blog ASHEVEGAS, Jason Sandford, spoke with David Hurand about a recent meeting between state and local officials and representatives from regional breweries.