Bobby Coggins


Citizen journalist, blogger, and Counterjihadist. @WPIG is my twitmo acct Don't follow if you can't tolerate differing opinions!!!

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An example of the kind of congressional districts that I would like to see...keeping in mind never to break up a county when forming any kind of electoral district.

Seriously, though. My solution to gerrymandering is as follows:

Rule #1: Don't break county lines to form a district.

North Carolina has 13 districts and 100 counties.

That leaves 13 districts with 7 counties each and 9 counties left over. That means 9 of the 13 congressional districts would have 8 instead of 7 counties.

Form the districts so that the districts wit the least population have the most counties.

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The Macon County Planning Board meeting at the Macon County Health Department.

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Congressman Mark Meadows at the 2014 Convention of the Macon County Republican Party #NCGOP #NC11 #ConsNC #tcot

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This is my favorite photo from today's special meeting of the Macon County Board of Elections to hear a challenge to the candidacy of County Commissioner Ron Haven. The challenge ultimately failed. Pictured (L-R) are Attorney Orville Coward, Macon County Commissioner Ron Haven and Charles "Scoon" Nichols, who brought the challenge.

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Me and a reporter from the Macon News are the only people observing the Franklin Aldermen annual retreat

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Precipitation estimates via radar for the 04-11 to 4-12 period.

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Bob Simpson speaking to the town board regarding the establishment of a firing range.

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#MaconGov A look at the crowd in the town hall tonight. More at .

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Memorial Garden Proposal by Angel Medical Center

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The Town Hall is full tonight. Facebook: Google Plus:

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The Real Breakfast of Champions (Sauerkraut & Sausage Omelet, Toast w Strawberry Jam, Sweet Potato Fries & Salsa)

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#WNCnews #MaconGov The Macon County Commissioners are gathered around a table during their annual retreat

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#MaconGov There are not many people at the county commissioner meeting tonight.

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The Macon County Sheriff Department has run a shooter scenario at tonight's county commissioner meeting. I will have video later.

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Dr Jim Duncan, Macon County School Superintendent, is speaking in favor of the QZAB Funding for the Highlands School.

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Macon County Employees with 30 Years of Service

Joe Doster (EMS) EMT Paramedic
Jane Kimsey (Social Services) Director
Steve Ledford (Buildings & Grounds) Superintendent
Margaret Perry (Tax Department) Tax Collections Supervisor

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Macon County Employees with 25 Years of Service

25 year Mike Breedlove (Soil Conservation) Supervisor
Shelia Southard (Senior Services) Administrative Officer II
Beth Nicholson (Social Services) Social Worker II
Mike Trammel (Sheriff’s Department) Lieutenant /Courthouse Security
Kenneth Webb (Buildings & Grounds) Assistant Maintenance Superintendent

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Macon County Employees with 20 years of service:

Cynthia Keener (Veterans) Assistant Service Officer
David Key (Emergency Management) Director
Cathy Makinson (Social Services) Business Officer 1
Wesley Peek (Solid Waste) Landfill Supervisor

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Macon County Employees with 15 Year Service Awards

Robert Bruner (EMS) EMT Paramedic
David Enloe Planning, Permitting & Development -Building Code Inspector II
Stacey Jenkins (Social Services) Social Worker III
Delena Raby (Tax Department) Business Appraiser
Paul Ramey Planning, Permitting & Development -Building Code Inspector III
Robert Randall (EMS) EMT Paramedic
Todd Seagle (EMS) 911 Communications Supervisor
Mickey Tallent (Health Department) Processing Assistant III

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Macon County Employee 10 Year Service Awards

Joe Belcher (Solid Waste) Enforcement Officer
Tony Carver (Sheriff’s Department) Training Coordinator
Kenny Cope (Sheriff’s Department) Investigator
Doug Hampton (Sheriff’s Department) Detention Sergeant
Sammy Hedden (Solid Waste) Equipment Operator
Dorothy Holland (Buildings & Grounds) Maintenance Worker I
Ken Lane (Sheriff’s Department) Lieutenant
Doris Moffitt (Health Department) Nursing Supervisor I
Joel Ostroff (Solid Waste) Recycling Coordinator
John Parrish (Sheriff’s Department) Deputy/Courthouse Security
Sue Smith (Health Department) Nurse II

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