Cindy Owenbey: On-The-Job Training
Cindy Ownbey, the incumbent register of deeds for Transylvania County, has filed for re-election to another term.
Born and raised in the county, the 37-year-old Ownbey is a lifelong resident of Balsam Grove and a Democrat. She and her husband, Barry, have been married for 17 years and have two sons, Grant, 15, and Devin, 11.
Ownbey began working in the register of deeds office at the courthouse in 1991 under then Register of Deeds Vickie Edwards. It was her first full time job after graduating from Blue Ridge Community College and Rosman High School.
She was appointed to fill the post aft...