The Transylvania Times -

By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

State Leader Pledges Support For DuPont


“It’s good to be out of Raleigh and to be in such a beautiful place as this,” said Steve Troxler, the state commissioner of agriculture, last week as he looked at High Falls in DuPont State Recreational Forest.

Troxler and other Department of Agriculture officials were in the area for an extensive tour of DuPont, which is managed by the N.C. Forest Service.

The tour follows the General Assembly’s decision in July to transfer the N.C. Forest Service to the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Troxler said he does not expect any changes to the way the 10,400-acre fore...

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