Hawkins, Lemel Maintain Values
Last updated 9/9/2020 at 4:56pm
Last year, Transylvania County Commissioners Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel left the Republican Party, fully aware that it could affect their reelection chances. Nevertheless, they did so because they put their conscience and priorities for our county ahead of partisan politics. Some people feel betrayed by that decision. However, the Republican Party used to call itself the party of family values. Page and Mike are simply maintaining their values.
As an unaffiliated voter, over the years I have voted for Republicans and Democrats. I vote for candidates I believe are the most honest and quali...