Moses Carey

Rally for Moses!

Women for Carey, a group supporting county commissioner and North Carolina Senate candidiate Moses Carey, are holding a “Rally for Moses” on April 13 at the Big Barn in Hillsborough from 4 to 6 p.m.

The event is free to the public and will feature live music by the Baron Tymas Jazz Trio, the St. Paul AME Church Men’s Choir and Billy and Anne Barnes. Recorded music will be provided by Monty Clark of the Doug Clark Hot Nuts Group.

Light refreshments will be served.


Sunday, April 13, 2008 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm


Big Barn in Hillsborough

Chamber of Commerce's NC Senate Candidate Debate


For Immediate Release

CONTACT: Adam Klein, Director of Government Relations and Economic Development

(919) 967-7075 ext. 24


Area citizens will have the opportunity to hear a debate between two Democratic candidates running for the 23rd District N.C. Senate seat on Wednesday, April 9. Incumbent N.C. Senator, Ellie Kinnaird, and Orange County commissioner, Moses Carey Jr., are running for the seat in the Democratic Primary, which will be decided on May 6.

EmPOWERment, Inc., the League of Women Voters and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to host the debate. These organizations are partnering to provide a forum for the community to hear the candidates’ stance on policy issues and their vision for Orange and Person Counties.

Kinnaird was re-elected in November 2006 and is currently serving her sixth term in the N.C. Senate. In 1987 she was elected as mayor of Carrboro and served four terms in that position.

Carey was elected to the Orange County Board of County Commissioners in 1984 and is currently serving in his sixth term. He has served as chairman for eleven non-consecutive years.

The debate will be at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at the Chapel Hill Town Hall located at 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Debate questions will be generated by the Daily Tar Heel, Chapel Hill News, Chapel Hill Herald and Carrboro Citizen. 1360 WCHL will be broadcasting and moderating the debate.

For more information visit the Chamber Web site at closer to April 9.



Wednesday, April 9, 2008 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm


Chapel Hill Town Hall

Senate candidates lack ovaries

With John Herrera joining Mike Nelson and Moses Carey, the tally is up to three very qualified Democratic candidates queuing up to run for Ellie Kinnaird's NC Senate seat in 2008. But Senator Kinnaird is still waiting for her Princess Charming who will be able to maintain female leadership in that seat.

I certainly share her concern about the small and shrinking number of women currently elected to the Senate (in fact, I wish she had raised it sooner) but I also have to wonder whether having a Latino, an openly-gay person, or an African American would also make a strong contribution to that body.

The Carrboro Citizen wonders whether Ellie will call her own bluff and run for re-election if she can't find a woman to run for her seat by next spring.



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