We're Talking Experience
John Forlines, the founder of the Bank of Granite (doesn't that sound solid?), is looking to try a new career in politics. The Democrat has ...
John Forlines, the founder of the Bank of Granite (doesn't that sound solid?), is looking to try a new career in politics. The Democrat has announced a run against North Carolina GOP Rep. Edgar Starnes.
Forlines is 90, which makes him eight years older than the current most senior member of the chamber, Dewey Hill. "My age gives me a pretty big edge because I've had a lot of good experience," he tells The News & Observer.
p.s. I snagged his picture off the bank's Web site -- I wonder how old it is. The styles look right out of the early 80s, to my eyes.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
California Tax Officials Issue Tough Audit of Blue Shield11 hours ago
San Francisco Health Officials Worry About Obamacare's Impact45 minutes ago
South Carolina Debates Future of Confederate Flag55 minutes ago
Wisconsin Governor Tries to Walk Midwestern Trail to White House1 hour ago
California's Rural Poor Hit Hard by Drought1 hour ago
The Civil War's Last Battlefield: The Schools1 hour ago