Round’n’round with Rep. Meadows


Recently, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows made the rounds in his district visiting with constituents. While in Haywood County, he made a stop at the county fair. With a table full of political schwag, the representative held court in a building sandwiched between agricultural exhibitions and carnival rides. 

Before hurrying on to his next destination — flipping a coin at a high school football game — Meadows agreed to sit down for a brief interview on the Ferris wheel.

But there was no Ferris wheel at the Haywood County Fair. So, Meadows took a ride on the considerably swifter Paratrooper. As the ride hummed and the wind hissed, the representative addressed topics ranging from beheadings in Iraq to Swain County’s Road to Nowhere money.

This Must Be the Place

Reading Room

  • Books that help bridge the political divide
    Books that help bridge the political divide Time for spring-cleaning.  The basement apartment in which I live could use a deep cleaning: dusting, washing, vacuuming. It’s tidy enough — chaos and I were never friends — but stacks of papers need sorting, bookcases beg to see their occupants removed and the shelves…
Go to top