McDowell Explains Why She Wants DA Removed – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 4/5/2021 at 2:23pm
District Attorney Greg Newman will face a public hearing on Monday, April 12, to determine if he should be removed from office.
The hearing comes after former Henderson County resident Peggy McDowell filed an affidavit under a North Carolina state statute, which allows any person to request a Superior Court to hold a proceeding to suspend or remove a district attorney from office if certain criteria are met.
She filed the affidavit on behalf of her daughter, Joanna McDowell.
Under the state statute, the following are grounds for suspension of a district attorney for his or her removal...