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 By Staff Reports    COVID-19 

38th County Virus Death Reported

On Wednesday Transylvania Public Health reported 134 additional cases of COVID-19 and one additional death in the past week, for a total of 3,429 cases and 38 deaths among county... — Updated 9/16/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Candidate Forum Planned

The Transylvania NAACP and the Mary C. Jenkins Community Center are hosting a candidates forum, via Zoom, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14. The public may go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84048334314, or call (646) 876-9923... — Updated 9/8/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County Virus Cases At 3,295

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 176 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week, for a total of 3,295 cases and 37 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of Wednesday, 220 county residents... — Updated 9/8/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Jobless Rate Falls To 4%

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in July was 4%, down from 4.4% the previous month, according to the latest figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for... — Updated 9/6/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Another Virus Death Reported

On Wednesday Transylvania Public Health reported 147 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week and one additional death, for a total of 3,119 cases and 37 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of... — Updated 9/2/2021 Full story

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Another County Virus Death Reported

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 124 additional cases of COVID-19 and one additional death in the past week, for a total of 2,972 cases and 36 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of... — Updated 8/26/2021 Full story

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Wildlife Education Center Currently Closed

The devastating storm that hit western North Carolina last Tuesday had a major impact on two facilities operated by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is currently closed to the... — Updated 8/25/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Two More Virus Deaths Reported

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 130 additional cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths in the past week, for a total of 2,848 cases and 35 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of... — Updated 8/18/2021

 

McDaris: Wear A Mask In School Today

A Sunday evening message from School Superintendent Jeff McDaris called for masks to be mandatory this morning, the first day of the new school year. In the message, which was... — Updated 8/17/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Falling Tree Causes Deadly Accident In PNF

One person died late Saturday morning after a large oak tree fell in the roadway hitting two vehicles on U.S. 276 in Pisgah National Forest, according to Capt. Adam Hughey, with the Brevard Fire Department. Emergency service... — Updated 8/16/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Virus Count Now At 2,718

Transylvania Public Health is reporting 125 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week, for a total of 2,718 cases and 33 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of Wednesday, 129 county residents were in is... — Updated 8/11/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Skeletal Remains Found In Home

As of this morning, there were no new updates in the case of the skeletal remains that were found in a Balsam Grove home last week. On Thursday, Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office deputies were sent to 9974 Parkway Road in... — Updated 8/9/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

County Virus Count At 2,593

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 93 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week, for a total of 2,593 cases and 33 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of Wednesday, 92 county residents... — Updated 8/4/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    Sports

Brevard High Hires New Coaches

Brevard High School (BHS) has announced the hiring of two new varsity coaches. Chad Laney will replace Vernon Bryson as the new head wrestling coach at BHS. Laney is a former Blue Devil and coached previously at Brevard Middle... — Updated 8/2/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

County's Latest Jobless Rates Stands At 4.3%

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in June was 4.3%, up from 3.9% the previous month, according to the latest figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for... — Updated 8/2/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

New Bike Repair Station Added To Visitor Center

The Brevard/Transylvania Visitor Center has a new addition – a bike repair station. "Our cycling culture is important to our local economy and our appeal as a tourism... — Updated 7/28/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

County Virus Count At 2,500

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 53 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week, for a total of 2,500 cases and 33 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of Wednesday, 70 county residents... — Updated 7/28/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

New Board of Elections Takes Oath Of Office

The five members of the Transylvania County Board of Elections officially took the oath of office prior to the board's regular meeting last week. Heading up the group was Sara... — Updated 7/27/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

County COVID-19 Count Creeping Back Up

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 34 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week, as well as five cases from 2020 that were not reported at the time of testing, for a total of 2,447 cases and 33 deaths among... — Updated 7/21/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Election Filing Period Ends, Campaign Races Set

The filing period for November’s municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman ended Friday, and the races are set, barring write-in campaigns. Four candidates have filed to replace Jimmy Harris as Brevard’s mayor. They are Chuck... — Updated 7/19/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Filing For Municipal Races Ends Friday

The filing period for the November municipal races in Brevard and Rosman ends at noon, Friday. As of Wednesday morning, in Brevard, Chuck Chapman has joined Brevard Councilwoman Maureen Copelof and Dee Dee Perkins, a former... — Updated 7/14/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

County's COVID-19 Cases Top 2,400

On Wednesday Transylvania Public Health reported 12 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week, as well as three cases from 2020 that were not reported at the time of testing, for a total of 2,408 cases and 33 deaths among... — Updated 7/14/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    Arts

Summer Showcase Winners Announced

The Summer Showcase for the Transylvania Arts Guild debuted on Friday, July 9, at the Transylvania County Arts Council. Refreshments were provided by members and judging was also... — Updated 7/14/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Public Health Department Provides Update On Vaccine Status

Last week, Transylvania Public Health reported one additional case of COVID-19 in the previous week, for a total of 2,392 cases and 33 deaths among county residents. Please note this data does not include people who may test... — Updated 7/5/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Transylvania's Jobless Rate Remains Below 4%

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in May was 3.9 %, up from 3.6 % the previous month, according to the latest figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for u... — Updated 7/5/2021

 

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