Greenville Young Democrats Host Hagan, Aiken, Other For Convention

A conference for young democrats will begin in Greenville Friday, bringing a few big names in the political party along our way.

The 2014 Young, College, and Teen Democrats of North Carolina State Convention will open with Senator Kay Hagan at the Greenville Convention Center starting at 3 p.m.

The College Democrats will host a gala at the East Carolina Heart Institute Friday evening featuring American Idol Season 2 runner-up and Congressional Candidate Clay Aiken.

Our state's Attorney General Roy Cooper will be the headline speaker for the Keynote Luncheon and Awards Recognition Ceremony 1 p.m. Saturday in the Carolina Ballroom of the Hilton Greenville.

Saturday evening will conclude with former NC Secretary of Commerce and candidate for Congress Keith Crisco at the Greenville Museum of Art for the Rural Caucus Gathering.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door during registration on Friday from 1-2:30 p.m. At the City Hotel and Bistro and Saturday from 7:30-1 p.m. at the Hilton Greenville.

The events are scheduled Friday through Sunday.

No word yet on the events for Sunday.