By John Lanier

Officials: Drug Issues Impact All Areas Of Society


Last updated 4/17/2019 at 4:03pm

North Carolina, including Transylvania County, has a serious drug problem and it cuts across all socio-economic lines.

“At this point, the opioid epidemic is becoming personal. Most of us have stories we could share about this. We find that old friends that we had in high school have overdosed. We notice that co-workers are simply gone,” said Janet Merrell, an employee at the Transylvania County Library who opened the second meeting in a two-part series entitled “A National Crisis from a Local Perspective.”

The series was sponsored by the Transylvania County Library and C.A.R.E....

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