Local Politics

Michelle Obama to visit Durham, Asheville

Posted May 1, 2008 11:12 p.m. EDT

— Michelle Obama will return to North Carolina on Friday to campaign for her husband, representatives for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Thursday.

Michelle Obama will attend a Get Out the Vote Community event at 12:30 p.m. at the Durham Armory, 200 Foster St. in Durham.

Later that afternoon she will attend a similar community event with singer Gladys Knight at the University of North Carolina Asheville’s University Quad. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for that event.

North Carolina’s primary is Tuesday.