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Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Montain House Monday, May 13, will be the center's next potluck and program of the season. Everyone is welcome. Just bring a dish to share and enjoy the good food and fellowship at the Cedar...

 

Charlie's Angels Holds Pup Up Adoption Day April 20

This weekend some people in Brevard might be looking for Easter eggs, but if you’re looking for a new pet to add to your family, you’ll want to stop by Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue’s Pup Up Adoption Day on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m....

 

Event Will Raise Awareness, Funds For County Animal Shelter

Mountain Speak Outpost in Cedar Mountain will host an event Saturday, May 4, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., to raise awareness and funds for Transylvania County Animal Shelter [TCAS]. The Cinco de Mayo Yappy Hour, which will be held Cuatro de Mayo, promises...

 

Wildlife Resources Provides Tips On Dealing With Animals

Now that spring is underway and the weather is warmer, wild animals are becoming more active, people are spending more time outside, and interactions between the two typically lead to an increase in phone calls to the N.C. Wildlife Resources...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 18, 2019

County Seeking Workforce Housing Proposals

The county is seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) from companies to build workforce housing on property behind the animal shelter in Rosman. The county Board of Commissioners approved the move last week during its regular meeting. The 25-acre...

 

If Animals Could Speak

Each day, as I go to and from work in Brevard, I see a dog tied out by a shed. It’s always there, alone. When it got so cold, I called Transylvania County Animal Services and asked if they would do a welfare check. The officer was very nice and...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Hearing Loss Association Of America The next HLAA meeting will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 9, in the fellowship hall of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard. The room will open at...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 7, 2019

Cat Café Plans To Be A Hangout Spot With A Difference

Cat café fever has come to Brevard with a local rescue organization and a Brevard College business class teaming up to create a community hangout spot where patrons can relax with kitty companions. Erica Erickson, who runs the Pisgah Animal Welfare...

 

Hugh Herbert Taylor

Hugh Herbert Taylor, 81, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. He was the son of the late Casper and Freda Beattie. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Doris Billings, and two grandsons, Christopher and Brian. Survivors include...

 

Ann Schmidt Brown

Ann Schmidt Brown, 73, of Wilson, N.C., died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. She was born in Buncombe County June 15, 1945, to the late Howard and Natalie Schmidt. In addition to her parents, her stepmother...

 

Nonprofits Help Save Animals

As a follow-up to the article written by The Transylvania Times last month regarding the live release rate at the animal shelter, I would like to draw special attention to two of the nonprofit organizations that partner with the shelter and who have...

 

DuPont State Recreational Forest Grows By 402 Acres

Last week, Conserving Carolina transferred 402 acres of land to the N.C. Forest Service to expand DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF). This tract helps to conserve key headwater streams along the...

 

Live Release Rate At Animal Shelter Was 93 Percent

If dogs and cats could wear party hats, they would be wearing them in Transylvania County, according to a press release. The 2018 statistics are in for the Transylvania County Animal Shelter and the live release rate for 2018 was 93 percent. “Our...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

Animal Services Offering Pet Photos With Santa For The Holidays Dec. 8

Come by Transylvania County Animal Services Saturday and get your pet’s picture taken with Santa and made into a custom Christmas ornament for a donation of $5 or more. “Twelve months a year volunteers exercise our dogs and socialize dogs,...

 

Holiday Rescue Raffle For Pets And People - Brevard NC

This holiday season Elements Spa is hosting a Rescue Raffle for Pets and People to benefit the Transylvania County Animal Shelter and Sharing House. From Dec. 1-15, Elements Spa will be collecting blankets for Sharing House and collars, sturdy rope...

 

INTERACT Participants 'Won't Give Up'

Editor's Note: Jeanette Wayne, Transylvania Vocational Service's INTERACT supervisor, wrote the following. "I Won't Give Up... even if the skies get rough." That's the motto for the INTERACT program...

 

Public Asked To Report Hellbender Sightings - Pisgah Forest, NC

With fall fishing in full swing, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking the public, in particular anglers, to report any sightings of hellbenders (water dogs) to the agency. Reported...

 

County Responds To Animal Shelter Complaints - Brevard NC

The county has responded after it was accused of withholding public records associated with the animal shelter and was being uncooperative with local rescue groups. Those allegations have been made on social media and during public comment at last...

 

Blessing Of The Animals To Be Held At St. Philip's

St. Philip's Episcopal Church will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis by hosting a Blessing of the Animals service at 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7. The community is invited to come and bring their pets to...

 

Changes Made To Animal Control - Brevard, NC

During their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, Transylvania County commissioners approved changes to Animal Control. Supervision of Animal Control’s functions will remain under Emergency Management Director Kevin Shook, while the Animal Control...

 

Brevard College Begins New Year – Brevard NC

Brevard College kicked off the 2018-2019 academic year last week with a slate of events and activities. Community representatives, faculty and staff were on hand to help welcome these new members of...

 

Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The 6th annual awards for the Terrell L. Scruggs Memorial Scholarship have been presented to 12 graduates of Transylvania County’s three high schools. The Terrell L. Scruggs Memorial Scholarship honors lifetime Transyl-vania County community...

 

Commissioners View Draft Plan For Silvermont Park - Brevard NC

Last week, Transylvania County commissioners heard a presentation on the draft master plan for the Silvermont Park that includes the eventual removal of the tennis and basketball courts at the site....

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    July 23, 2018

Doggy Day Out Ready To Take The Lead - Brevard NC

The life of a dog in a shelter is stressful and lonely, which is why Joleen Brannigan is seeking approval for a "Doggy Day Out" program, which would allow for dogs to leave the county shelter for a...

 

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