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Wake commissioner in fair condition after stroke

Posted September 29, 2009
Updated September 30, 2009

— Harold Webb, chairman of the Wake County Board of Commissioners, was taken to Rex Hospital Tuesday afternoon after suffering a stroke.

He was in serious condition early Wednesday, according to Rex officials, but had been upgraded to fair condition by mid-afternoon.

Web was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2003 and was elected to four-year terms in 2004 and 2008, representing District 5 in east Raleigh. He was elected chairman of the board this year.


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  • whocares Sep 30, 2009

    You are in my prayers Mr. Webb.

  • curiousgeorgia Sep 30, 2009

    Please get well soon, Mr. Webb! You are a treasure!

  • Grandpeople Sep 30, 2009

    Best wishes for a speedy recovery. I hope he does well and is back at work soon.

  • NC Reader Sep 30, 2009

    Mr. Webb was one of the Tuskegee Airmen -- truly a national hero. I wish him well.

  • GroupOfPricklyPears Sep 29, 2009

    Sorry to hear this news. Very nice gentleman. Best wishes for a comfortable and speedy recovery.

  • timothycapwell Sep 29, 2009

    REX is an exceptional facility. He should do fine.

  • whatelseisnew Sep 29, 2009

    Hope he recovers quickly.

  • futuredukemom Sep 29, 2009

    He is a wonderful person and I hope he gets well soon.

  • Myword Sep 29, 2009

    Great fellow. WIshing him the best with this.