The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer 

Jobs, The Economy, School Funding Top Survey


A lack of jobs, the overall condition of the economy, and adequate funding for local public schools are key issues of concern to Transylvania County residents.

Those are key findings from a survey conducted by the county over the summer. It received responses from 1,323 individuals. The survey was authorized by county commissioners and prepared by county staff with assistance from the county planning board and economic development advisory board. Because 2011 is the county's 150th birthday, commissioners decided the survey should gather citizen feedback on where things are now and what they...

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