Bryson City has a new fire chief, after a police investigation spurred the ouster of long-term fire chief Joey Hughes last month. ...
The Bryson City Police Department began an investigation ... The probe has now been turned over to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation ... it was also becoming too unwieldy for ... the small, seven-member police department to manage on its own ...
As a town fire department, all money that comes in — even fundraiser returns and charitable donations — are supposed to come to the town for audit and allocation. But these two accounts, said Town Manager Larry Callicutt, have never been controlled by the town.
The battle between fire department and town did not start with this investigation. ...Read the full article