Commissioner Candidates Chosen
It was a good day for the
Republican incumbents running for re-election to the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, as they led the pack in unofficial returns for the primary election.
There are three open seats to be decided in the general election.
The top vote getter was incumbent Chairman Jason Chappell, followed by incumbent and Vice Chairman Kelvin Phillips.
The third spot went to Mike Hawkins, a former commissioner, who narrowly defeated David Morrow.
Morrow led Hawkins for most of the night as returns came in, but the tide turned at the end of the evening, and Haw...