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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

 
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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 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

 
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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

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

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    COVID-19

COVID-19 Cases Rise To 21 In Transylvania-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of two additional cases of COVID-19 late Friday afternoon. A total of 21 cases and one death have now been reported among county residents.... — Updated 6/26/2020

 
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Cawthorn Ahead In Republican Primary Runoff Tuesday-Brevard NC

With nearly 95 percent of the vote reported, Republican Madison Cawthorn was ahead in the race to face Democrat Moe Davis in November for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District seat. With 298 of the 314 counties in the... — Updated 6/23/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Transylvania Notified Of 19th Confirmed COVID-19 Case-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of another case of COVID-19 late Friday afternoon. This person is isolating at home, and communicable disease nurses are currently... — Updated 6/19/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Public Health Notified Of 18th County Resident With COVID-19-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified Thursday of the 18th county resident to have tested positive for COVID-19. The person is isolating at home and communicable disease nurses... — Updated 6/19/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Public Health Reports 16th COVID-19 Case In Transylvania-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health has been notified of a 16th lab-confirmed case among Transylvania County residents. As of Friday, 638 tests have been conducted among county residents, wi... — Updated 6/5/2020

 
 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

 
 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

 
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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

 
 By Staff Reports    News

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

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Virus Cases Increase To 22-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of one additional case of COVID-19 this morning and two on Friday. A total of 22 cases and one death have now been reported among county... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In County Rises To 19 Residents-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of another case of COVID-19 in a county resident late Friday afternoon. This person is isolating at home, and communicable disease nurses... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Jessica Alexander Joins Transylvania Times Team

The Transylvania Times is happy to announce the addition of our newest team member, as Jessica Alexander joins the staff as a marketing consultant. "I'm honored by the enthusiasm... — Updated 6/18/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

State Reports County's 17th COVID-19 Case-Brevard NC

As of Sunday, Transylvania County was at 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while the state was reporting (**) 1,092 COVID-19-related deaths, including one Transylvanian. As of Sunday,... — Updated 6/15/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

Recently, I saw a political sign on the side of the road on N.C. 215, in Pisgah National Forest. I’d like to think that we could at least escape from politics when we go in our public forests. Is it legal to put political signs... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

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