Elections' Conference Room To Serve As Courtroom – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 4/14/2021 at 4:14pm

On Monday, Transylvania County commissioners backed, for the short term, using the Board of Elections’ conference room as a temporary second courtroom to help with non-jury court cases.

The second courtroom in the current courthouse hasn’t been used in nearly two years, with court officials saying it is too small and unsafe. This, along with COVID-19’s impact, has created a case backlog that court officials are asking commissioners to help fix.

During their regular meeting Monday, commissioners, however, indicated they wanted more time to find a “mid-term” solution on a second...

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