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Local Elected Officials Are Our Neighbors


Last updated 8/5/2021 at 4:03pm

Editor’s Note: The following guest editorial was written by Alice Wellborn, a former educator and member of the Transylvania County Board of Education, and is endorsed by The Transylvania Times.

Local elected officials are highly accessible and accountable to voters, and make decisions that significantly affect their communities every day. They don’t earn big salaries or give interviews on TV. They just work hard to make the best decisions they can in situations that are often controversial and personal.

What are the roles and functions of our local officials? The Board of Commission...

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