Local Politics

Wake commissioner in fair condition after stroke

Posted September 29, 2009 6:53 p.m. EDT
Updated September 30, 2009 4:36 p.m. EDT

Harold Webb

— 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.