Principles Before Party
Last updated 12/4/2019 at 3:51pm
The decision by Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mike Hawkins, Vice Chair David Guice and former Vice Chair Page Lemel to leave the Republican Party and become Unaffiliated should lead all of us to some intensive reflection. As they stated in making their announcement, it was “not a choice we take lightly.” Neither should we.
These three commissioners have had a positive impact at the local, state and even national level. In addition to serving on the board of commissioners, Guice has served in the state General Assembly and as the chief deputy secretary in the N.C....