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Grace Nails donates 1,000 gloves and 100 masks for frontline medical providers and researchers.

Sen. Edwards picked up the supplies and brought them to Transylvania Regional Hospital.

BREVARD, N.C. – Responding to a call from the N.C. Board of Cosmetic Arts Examiners, local salon Grace Nails Professional Nail Care Salon found 1,000 gloves and 100 masks to donate to frontline medical providers and researchers.

Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) picked up the supplies and delivered them to Transylvania Regional Hospital.

Workforce development program supports businesses looking to locate or expand in rural communities and help working-age adults facing employment barriers

RALEIGH, N.C. – Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) announced today that the Golden LEAF Foundation officially launched the Golden LEAF Opportunities for Work (GLOW) initiative, a $5 million strategic grant initiative to help grow North Carolina’s available skilled workforce to meet urgent industry needs. He encourages 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, businesses, and governmental entities in District 48 to apply.

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) appointed Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) as co-chair for one (1) Non-standing committee, and serve as a member on six (6) Non-standing, Interim and Study committees.

215 rural scholars will receive award up to $12,000 to attend NC colleges

RALEIGH, N.C. – Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) invites Western North Carolina high school seniors and community college transfer students to apply for the Golden LEAF Scholarship Program. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are currently available; the deadline to apply ends March 1, 2020. Scholarship information and application are available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf.

Federal judge effectively invalidated amendment to NC Constitution requiring voter ID,
and prohibited legislature from participating in case

RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina legislature today requested an emergency stay of Judge Loretta Biggs's injunction blocking voter ID from taking effect indefinitely. Judge Biggs issued her injunction despite a majority of North Carolina voters adding the voter ID requirement to the state's Constitution in 2018.