Treasurer Candidate Promises Transparency
Janet Cowell wants Transylvania County citizens to know that she is running for North Carolina state treasurer to provide transparency, security and stability to the office.
Cowell, the daughter of a Southern Methodist minister, visited Transylvania County last weekend for a little hiking and one-on-one time with local Democrats. Cowell faces Republican Bill Daughtridge in November.
The 40-year-old Cowell, who is single, said she enjoyed getting to know how the "local people lived" and experiencing DuPont State Forest.
"We've been out to the western portion of North Carolina a few times thi...