School Board Votes To Make Masks Mandatory
Last updated 8/30/2021 at 12:18pm
After reports of rising COVID-19 numbers in Transylvania County schools, in an emergency meeting Friday afternoon the Transylvania County Board of Education voted 4-1 to make masking in schools mandatory, starting today.
“This morning the Board of Education received current information from the county health department regarding the increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases and quarantines impacting our schools,” Board Chair Tawny McCoy said opening the meeting. “Based on the current data, it is the opinion of this board that these trends must be addressed immediately prior to sch...