County officials attend Presidential event in Charlotte

Pictured from left are Avery County Commissioner Wood Hall Young (Woodie) Jr., Avery County Manager Phillip Barrier, Jr. and Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye, who were among those in attendance for an appearance by President Donald J. Trump in North Carolina on Friday, Feb. 7. The President spoke at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte at its ‘Opportunity Now’ summit. The event was not open to the public but featured workshops on inmate reentry into society, economic development for low-income areas, infrastructure and the future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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