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Updated Cancellations and Changes In Transylvania County As of 4/06/2020

The following is a list of businesses, government offices, organizations, stores, restaurants and schools that have cancelled or modified their hours or services. We invite you to... — Updated 4/6/2020 Full story


Veterinarians Face Struggles In Helping Pets

Though pets are considered family members for many, the response to coronavirus could marginalize animal care as businesses and services transition into the new territory of... — Updated 3/25/2020


Shirley Galloway Tinsley

Shirley Galloway Tinsley, of Pisgah Forest, departed this life March 7, 2020. She was a lifelong resident of Pisgah Forest. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Carl L. and Ida Owen Galloway; her brothers, Bill, Ivan and... — Updated 3/12/2020


Mardi Gras Gumbo Cookoff Draws Hungry Crowd – Pisgah Forest, NC

It was a festive Fat Tuesday last week as Ecusta Brewing Company hosted its annual Mardi Gras Gumbo Cookoff. The event drew a dozen home cooks and dozens of hungry patrons ready to... — Updated 3/6/2020


Cedar Mountain News

Blood Drive In spite of the holiday weekend, there were 25 pints of blood, including two doubles, at our last blood drive on Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Cedar Mountain Fire Department. When a double red cell donation is given, the... — Updated 1/2/2020


Marie Elaine "Bo" Holden

Marie Elaine “Bo” Holden, 75, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Chester and Levia Searcy Cagle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,... — Updated 12/30/2019


Woodward: Sediment The Top Pollutant – Transylvania County, NC

Sediment is the number one pollutant in North Carolina, according to Mitch Woodward from the N.C. Cooperative Extension. Woodward recently gave a presentation, “Small Scale Solutions to Protect Water Quality,” at a recent... — Updated 12/23/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Cat Café Owner Disputes State's Latest Findings – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Paws Cat Café on North Broad Street in Brevard received a “disapproved” follow-up facility-compliance inspection (FCI) from the N.C. Department of Agriculture (NCDA) on Oct. 23 but is being allowed to continue its opera... — Updated 11/22/2019


Commission Asks Public To Report Hellbenders

With Delayed Harvest Trout Waters now open, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking the public, in particular trout anglers, to report any sightings of hellbenders (water... — Updated 10/16/2019


Appalled By Treatment Of Erickson

I am writing this letter because I am absolutely appalled by the treatment of Erica Erickson and Pisgah Paws by the Brevard Police, Transylvania County Animal Control, and the Transylvania County government. Erickson founded... — Updated 10/2/2019


Pisgah Paws Should Be Appreciated, Not Banned

I am not one to write letters to the editor, but I am so disgusted by the treatment of Pisgah Paws and Ms. Erickson by the police, animal shelter and government in this county that I could not hold back, especially after seeing... — Updated 9/30/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

State Fines Pisgah Paws – Brevard, NC

The owner of Pisgah Paws Café on North Broad Street in Brevard will appeal an $850 fine by the N.C. Department of Agriculture (NCDA) on Sept. 12 for several code violations after an inspection. The civil penalty, according to the... — Updated 9/25/2019


The Haven To Hold PAWS 4 Humanity Event Oct. 12 – Transylvania County, NC

The Haven of Transylvania County announced that it is holding the 2nd Annual PAWS 4 Humanity event from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 12, at the Transylvania County Sports Complex... — Updated 9/23/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

Treasure Shop Aids Brother Wolf's Mission

Friends for Life animal rescue is no longer open, but Nancy DePippo wants Transylvania County residents to know that the Treasure Shop thrift store is still operating and donating... — Updated 8/28/2019


Cat Café Is Wonderful Addition

On a recent trip to Brevard, I had the chance to visit the Pisgah Paws Cat Café and Emporium. I could have stayed all day at the café visiting with and snuggling the cats and kittens. I’ve also visited other cat cafés, and... — Updated 8/26/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

Impact Of County's Strategic Plan Discussed – Transylvania County, NC

Recently, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners held a workshop to discuss the county’s strategic plan, which includes goals and strategies that guide county departments in their day-to-day actions and, in particular,... — Updated 8/21/2019


Cedar Mountain News

Sherwood Forest Friends Happenings at the Red Barn: •7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9, The Mushroom Expert, lecture (free). •7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, How to Make a Moonshine Still... — Updated 8/7/2019


More Pets Are Available For Adoption

These pets and many others are available for adoption from Transylvania County Animal Services. The shelter, which is located at 1124 Old Rosman Highway, is open from 10 a.m. until... — Updated 8/5/2019


More Pets Are Available For Adoption

Our shelter is bursting at the seams. In an effort to find all of our animals their forever homes, the Transylvania County Animal Shelter is offering 50 percent off all adoption... — Updated 7/31/2019


From County Shelter: More Pets Are Available For Adoption – Transylvania County, NC

These pets and many others are available for adoption from Transylvania County Animal Services. The shelter, which is located at 1124 Old Rosman Highway, is open from 10 a.m. until... — Updated 7/24/2019

 By John Lanier    News

Board Hears Employee Pay Plan Options – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners last Tuesday received two options regarding employee compensation that are aimed at making the county more competitive in recruiting and retaining quality employees. County Manager... — Updated 7/16/2019


Support Doggie Day Out

I read with great interest the letter about Doggie Day Out, a new program being considered for the county shelter. As a volunteer, I know firsthand that in the last year, close to 1,000 animals were given food, shelter and... — Updated 7/15/2019


A Friend of Man and Animals - Save the Bees

A Friend Of Man And Animals In the life of every small community, there are individuals upon whom residents trust and depend upon for decades. When it came to veterinary services, Dr. Clyde Brooks was such a person. For more than... — Updated 7/8/2019


Dr. George Clyde Brooks Jr., DVM

Dr. George Clyde Brooks Jr., DVM, 78, entered heaven Thursday, June 27, 2019. Preceding him were his parents, George Clyde Brooks Sr. and mother, Edna Louise Fisher Brooks; as well... — Updated 7/3/2019


Dr. Brooks Will Be Greatly Missed

Last week, Brevard lost Dr. Clyde Brooks after a severe stroke. He was a true Brevard personality who practiced veterinary medicine here for over 40 years. He was also a gifted writer publishing a children’s book about a... — Updated 7/3/2019


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