Gillespie to run for NC House


Macon County commissioner Karl Gillespie will officially announce his bid for the N.C. House of Representatives District 120 seat on Saturday at Macon County GOP headquarters on Highlands Road.

Gillespie, a Republican, will seek to fill the seat being vacated by Rep. Kevin Corbin, who is running for N.C. Senate 50th District seat currently held by Sen. Jim Davis, who is not seeking another term.

The Houses 120th District represents Macon, Cherokee, Clay and Graham counties.