The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Bev Perdue Comes To Transylvania


Lt.Gov. Bev Perdue visited the county on Friday.(Photo by Mark Todd)

Beverly Eaves "Bev" Perdue, who wants to become the first female governor in North Carolina history, brought her campaign to Transylvania County on Friday.

Perdue did not carry Transylvania County in the Democratic primary in May.

"I'm here to kiss up to all of you," she jokingly said to a crowd of local Democrats at the Pisgah Fish Camp.

Improving education and creating jobs that will have staying power in the next century are key parts of her campaign platform, along with reorganizing the state Department of Transportation and protecting the environment.

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