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Write-in candidacy for Maggie Valley mayor by Mayor Pro Tem

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.

Haywood County Bank Robbery

Matthew Mark Lloyd

Matthew Mark Lloyd

A local bank was robbed today and the quick thinking of the tellers helped deputies catch the suspect. The robbery happened at the BB&T Bank on Soco Road in Maggie Valley. The suspect, 36-year-old Matthew Lloyd of Lenoir, was arrested just seven minutes later on Highway 276. Deputies say the tellers took down his license plate number and direction of travel which helped deputies locate him. Lloyd is being held on $30,000 bond.