Spruce Pine Mayor will seek 47th State Senate seat
Ralph E. Hise, Jr. of Spruce Pine has been elected as the Republican nominee for the 47th District of the North Carolina State Senate representing Avery, Haywood, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, and Yancey Counties, which is currently held by Senator Joe Sam Queen of Haywood County. Mayor Hise is currently employed by Mayland Community College as Institutional Assessment and Planning Officer. He was born and grew up in Mitchell County and attended Mitchell High School and the North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics.
Ralph E. Hise, Jr.