Last updated 6/1/2020 at 11:59am
On the front page of The Transylvania Times published on May 25, there was an article related to how a few gyms in our county have opened despite the governor’s orders not to.
As I continued to read the article on page 12A, I found the following quote: “Mahoney said, as sheriff, he is the voice of citizens. And with this voice, he is speaking out against what he views as government overreach.”
Since he used the word “sheriff” in the quote, he was obviously speaking from a professional perspective rather than a private one, and he was referring to North Carolina’s state govern...