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Brevard Named As One Of The Best Small Towns To Visit

Brevard has been recognized again, with the Smithsonian Magazine naming it as one of the best 15 small towns in the country to visit this year. Noting that life is starting to return to some kind of normal after the impacts of... — Updated 6/21/2021

 
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Public Invited To Attend Riverfest This Saturday

The town of Rosman, Conserving Carolina and the Transylvania French Broad River Stewards are celebrating the sixth annual Upper French Broad Riverfest this Saturday, from 10 a.m.... — Updated 6/18/2021

 
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Work On Clemson Plaza Gets Underway

Last Thursday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the proposed Clemson Plaza, a longstanding initiative of Brevard City Council for improving the small open space at the corner... — Updated 6/7/2021

 
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County's Latest Jobless Rate Was 3.6%

What a difference a year can make. In April 2020, Transylvania County’s jobless was 11.9 percent. Last week, the state released the latest jobless numbers for this past April, showing the county’s jobless rate was 3.6 percent,... — Updated 6/7/2021

 
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Pardee Hospital Offering New Option To Transylvanians Suffering Heart Attacks

Patients suffering a heart attack in Transylvania County now have another option for 24/7 ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) care. Pardee UNC Health Care has been designated a Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)... — Updated 5/26/2021

 
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Officials Hope To See Vaccination Rate Go Up

With around 44 percent of county residents having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Transyl-vania County’s vaccination rate is similar to most of its neighboring counties. Jackson County is a bit lower around 38... — Updated 5/26/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    Sports

Rotary Returns With White Squirrel 5K Run

Last Saturday, the Rotary Club of Brevard returned with its White Squirrel 5K. The race was held at the Railroad Depot on Railroad Avenue and featured 146 registered runners, with a... — Updated 5/26/2021

 
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Public Health Reports Virus Numbers, Testing

Transylvania Public Health reported five additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, for a total of 2,311 cases and 31 deaths among county residents. As of Wednesday, 72 county residents were in isolation for COVID-19 (within 10 days... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
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Cooper Picks Acting District Attorney

Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed R. Andrew Murray, former U.S. attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, as the acting district attorney for Prosecutorial District 42, serving Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties. Murr... — Updated 5/3/2021

 
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Latest County Jobless Rate Stands At 4 Percent – Transylvania County

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in March was 4 percent, down from 4.8 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those... — Updated 5/3/2021

 
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Brevard's Public Works Director Indicted

The city of Brevard’s Public Works Director David Lutz has been issued a federal indictment on charges of environmental crimes related to the “handling, transportation and storage of hazardous waste” in 2016. According to... — Updated 9/18/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County COVID-19 Cases At 193 – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health reported five additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, for a total of 193 cases and one death among county residents since the pandemic began. One new... — Updated 8/19/2020

 
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Two Firefighters OK After Being Taken To Hospital-Brevard NC

Two firefighters were transported Wednesday night to Transylvania Regional Hospital for overexertion and dehydration after responding to a fire at a home on Steel Creek Road, which sits on U.S. 276 behind Cedar Mountain Baptist... — Updated 8/13/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County Virus Count At 149-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health reported four new cases of residents testing positive Tuesday for COVID-19, bringing the total to 149 cases since the pandemic began. As of today, 3,410... — Updated 8/11/2020

 
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No Injuries After Fire Breaks Out At Cedar Mountain House

No injuries were reported after a fire Saturday morning broke out in the laundry room at the Cedar Mountain House assisted living facility. At 4:20 a.m., Connestee Fire Rescue and... — Updated 8/8/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County COVID-19 Case County Reaches 140

Transylvania Public Health Friday reported two new cases of COVID-19 among county residents, raising the confirmed case count to 140 since the pandemic started. As of Friday, 3,268... — Updated 8/8/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County COVID-19 Count At 127, As Of Friday-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health reported three additional cases of COVID-19 Friday, for a total of 127 cases and one death among county residents since the pandemic started. Since the... — Updated 7/31/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County COVID-19 Case Count Rises To 124-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health reported 11 additional cases of COVID-19 Thursday, for a total of 124 cases and one death among county residents since the pandemic started. Since the... — Updated 7/31/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County's Virus Count Stands At 59-Brevard NC

Transylvania County has 59 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of this morning, according to Transylvania Public Health. As of this morning, 1,855 tests have been done on county residents,... — Updated 7/14/2020

 
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Lowe's Confirms Employee Tested Positive For COVID-19-Brevard NC

Lowe's has announced that an associate at the Brevard store has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Transylvania Public Health. Lowe's released the following statement: "The... — Updated 7/14/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County COVID-19 Case Count Now At 48-Brevard NC

Transylvania County has 48 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Sunday, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. The state reported that since the virus started,... — Updated 7/12/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County COVID-19 Cases Increase To 43-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of two additional cases of COVID-19 late Saturday, for a total of 43 cases and one death among county residents.... — Updated 7/11/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

COVID-19 Cases Increase To 37 In Transylvania-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health has been notified of two additional cases of COVID-19. Communicable disease nurses are working on case investigations for the new cases. A total of 37... — Updated 7/7/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    News

County's Latest Reported Jobless Rate Stands At 10.3 Percent

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in May was 10.3 percent, down from 10.5 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
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Armadillo Sightings Likely To Increase In Transylvania-Brevard NC

Last Saturday, Sheila Johnson found an armadillo at her home in Lake Toxaway Estates. In the past few years, the county's N.C. Cooperative Extension office has heard of armadillo... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

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