The Transylvania Times -

By John Lanier

Rosman May Ban Pit Bulls — Rosman NC


Last updated 7/11/2012 at 4:26pm

Banning pit bulls and charging commercial outfitters and camps a river access fee at Champion Park were the two topics that dominated discussion at the Rosman Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night.

Alderman Walter “Chub” Pettit said the town has a bad problem with dogs, particularly pit bulls, running loose. He asked if the town could ban pit bulls.

Town Attorney Donald Barton said the town could ban pit bulls, but the difficulty is defining a pit bull, which is complicated since the animals are mixed breeds.

Chub Pettit also said the town needs to have a leash law because large dogs...

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