Military: Graduated as 2LT from West Point; served on active duty for 11 years and retired from the US Army Reserves in 1991 as Lieutenant Colonel.
Senior Partner of the law firm of Bazzle & Carr, P.A. Members of the North Carolina and South Carolina Bar
Elected to the Henderson County Board of Public Education in 1996. Now serving the first year of his fifth term. Served as Chairperson since 1998.
Current: Hendersonville Rotary Club and Chairman of the Henderson County Board of Public Education
Past: Board of Directors of Committee of 100 and Partnership for Economic Development of the Greater Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors of Boys and Girls Club, Board of Directors of The Henderson County Dispute Settlement Center, Board of Directors and two-time President of the Henderson County YMCA, Board of Directors of Park Ridge Hospital, Coach in
Henderson County Youth Baseball, Basketball and Football Leagues, Board of Directors of the Henderson County Arts Council, Board of Directors of the Henderson County Department of Social Services, Chairman of the Henderson County Youth Services
Advisory Task Force, and President of the Henderson County Bar Association.
ERVIN W. BAZZLE
Born on September 10, 1948 in Walterboro, SC. Married to Caroline McClintock Bazzle on September 13, 1975. Two sons: Christopher aged 32, a graduate of N.C. State and DePaul Law School, and Jordan, aged 23, a student at Blue Ridge Community College in the college transfer program; resident of Henderson County since 1983.
Education: Graduated from Walterboro High School in 1966. Attended Clemson University 1966-67. Appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1967 and graduated with a BS degree in 1971. Graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1976.