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 By John Lanier    News    July 15, 2019

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 Jaime Laughter said...

 

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 affection in order to help...

 

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 three decades,...

 

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 three-legged dog called...

 

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 as his siblings, Sh...

 

From County Shelter: 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 5:30 p.m., Tuesday...

 
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Play With Shelter Dogs For Free This Saturday

The life of a shelter dog is definitely not a life of fun and games, but founder of Canine Care Pals, Jeanne Toder, is committed to changing the lives of the Transylvania County Shelter dogs so their...

 

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 5:30 p.m., Tuesday...

 

Kevin A. Bailey

Kevin A. Bailey, 48, of Brevard, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at his residence with his mother by his side. He fought a long hard battle with cancer. Born in Athens, Ga., he was the son of...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    June 6, 2019

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winners Named

On Thursday, May 16, Transylvania County Schools held its 36th recognition evening in the Brevard High School Auditorium. Seventeen graduating seniors, two more than last year, received scholarships...

 

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,...

 

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