new mayors of wnc

Patrick Fitzsimmons first took office as mayor of Weaverville in August of 2021.  Three months later, he was elected to a full-term representing the town of just over 4,000 people in Buncombe County.

Preston Blakely for Fletcher Facebook

Preston Blakely is in his first term as a city council member for the town of Fletcher.  But by the end of the year, the 27-year-old will be mayor of the town of over 8-thousand in Henderson County.