Blake Palmer Will Run for Statesville Town Board

The Statesville Record and Landmark reports that Blake Palmer announced his candidacy for a spot on the Iredell County Board of Commissioners on Friday, citing his dismay with the current one. Palmer said in his campaign, he will highlight the “reckless” spending of the current board of commissioners and “will fight to lower spending, responsibly handle taxpayer money, and address funding for areas that need it the most.