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By Derek McKissock
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Rick Wood Rallies Local Democrats - Brevard NC


Last updated 4/7/2014 at 10:09am

Rick Wood

As a former educator, Rick Wood said he's been "particularly upset" by the current state budget and its impact on public schools.

Wood, the Democratic Party candidate running for the N.C. Senate District 48 seat currently held by Republican Tom Apodaca, was the keynote speaker Saturday at the annual Transylvania County Democratic Party Convention.

Wood retired in 2006 as a history teacher and basketball coach at West Henderson High School. He's served on the Henderson County Board of Public Education since 2008.

Wood said he decided to run because he is "disturbed" at the directi...

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