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Hawkins Appointed To 'Racial Equity' Group – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 7/13/2020 at 1:43pm

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve on the 23-member North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice.

The task force had its first meeting Friday. Hawkins described the task force as “a group of really impressive individuals.”

“It made me realize what an honor it is to be asked to be part of this,” he said. “I don’t use that word a lot, but this really is an honor. I’m excited to be part of this group because it will be working on a moral problem that has existed way too long, and it will have the clout to push for...

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