The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Commissioners Vote 3-2 For Noise Ordinance


A majority of Transylvania County commissioners adopted a new noise ordinance on Monday night that will shut down the dirt bike track on Whitmire Road.

Supporters of the new ordinance believe it will be a more effective tool in stopping unwanted noise, while detractors feel the law is too subjective, infringes on private property rights and will eliminate a needed recreation spot for young people.

Voting for the new ordinance were Commissioners David Guice, Daryle Hogsed and Lynn Bullock. Jason Chappell and Kelvin Phillips voted against the ordinance.

Work on a new ordinance began earnest...

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