Political Parties Concerned About Missing Signs – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 10/7/2020 at 5:18pm
Tensions stemming from the national political stage are seeping into small-town life, as local political party leaders are reporting stolen and defaced political signs, and potential acts of sign-stealing retaliation.
“Political signs get stolen every year we have an election,” said Eddie Gunter, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy. “It doesn’t matter who’s running.”
Both Gunter and Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said few residents have officially reported political signs stolen, but they have heard anecdotes of it happening in the county. Both Gunter an...