Hipps kicks off campaign Thursday
Waynesville Democrat Jane Hipps of Waynesville will be holding a campaign kickoff event at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Junaluska Elementary School.
Hipps has filed for the Democratic nomination for the 50th Senate District. Incumbent Republican Jim Davis currently holds the seat.
Hipps will face a primary challenge from Ron Robinson, a Sylva Democrat.
The public is invited to the campaign event.