Tweets from county commissioner meeting
For readers who like their news quick and short, The Mountaineer has joined the world of Twitter, a way to post up to 140 letters and send it out to all those who are following The Mountaineer on Twitter, either through their computer or their mobile phone.
“Tweets” are sent out in real time, so if someone from The Mountaineer is at a meeting or an accident, for instance, reporters can provide instant updates as opposed to waiting to write and upload a story to our 24-7 website, or waiting until the next printed edition of our thrice-weekly newspaper.
Here is an example of what those following The Mountaineer on Twitter would have seen Monday between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. as bursts of information from the Haywood County Board of Commission meeting.
• Buncombe lawyer told commissioners he ...