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Lack Of Concern


Last updated 10/20/2021 at 12:50pm

My father had a heart attack when I was 7. We lost our car, almost our home. At times there was no food. We didn’t want a handout. We needed a hand up. My mother and I began cleaning our church each Saturday. I’m sure it paid very little, but we were desperate.

At last Monday’s Commission meeting, three commissioners demonstrated an astonishing lack of concern for Transylvania’s working poor.

Despite our low unemployment rate, our county ranks high in uninsured people in North Carolina. Ignoring this fact, Chappell, McCall and Chapman voted specifically not to support Medicaid...

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