Maggie Valley Mayor Pro Tem Saralyn Price will be a write-in candidate for mayor in the November election.
Price, a native of Maggie Valley, if a 30 year-veteran of law enforcement and served as the former Maggie Valley police chief. She was elected as an alderman in 2007.
“Due to the untimely death of Mayor Ron DeSimone, and since I love and believe in Maggie Valley, I felt that it was necessary for me to seek this office,” Price said. “Over the past two years, the board has been working in harmony trying to better Maggie Valley. I want to see continued improvements for businesses and residents alike.”
Price stated that within the next 10 days, she will comply with state laws regarding campaigns and will provide detailed background information as well as goals, objectives and vision for continued positive improvements for Maggie Valley and the surrounding community.