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 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

 

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

Now that Phase Two has been extended until July 17, will that have any impact on the graduation ceremonies planned for July 30 through Aug. 1? Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Jeff McDaris provided the following... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Local Collaboration Matching Basic Needs With Assistance-Brevard NC

Stay at home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19 has had many impacts that were unanticipated. As people stay home, basic needs due to lost income or isolation present... — Updated 4/23/2020

 

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Class Applications Are Now Being Accepted

“If you have experience in gardening, landscaping or another horticultural science and you enjoy getting involved in your community, then we sure could use you,” said Transylvania County Director Bart Renner. “We are looking... — Updated 11/18/2019

 
 By Alex Perri    News

River Water Quality Recorded Weekly

Water quality recently failed to meet swim standards in the French Broad River at the Wilson Road and Crab Creek Road public access points, according to the French Broad Riverkeeper. Each Thursday afternoon throughout the spring,... — Updated 7/3/2019

 

Farmers Impacted By Heavy Rains

Local farmers are feeling the impact of last week's torrential rain and many are digging their way out from debris, garbage and silt that have destroyed their first crop of the... — Updated 4/24/2019

 

Club Members Work On Center's Garden

The French Broad Garden Club recently spent time working on the gardens at the Children's Center getting the beds ready for planting. Each year, the French Broad Garden Club cleans... — Updated 4/15/2019

 
 By Janet Lute    Lifestyles

Master Gardener: The Spring Garden Symposium Features Several Alternative Gardening Methods

Spring would not be spring without the popular Master Gardeners Annual Spring Garden Symposium. Sponsored by the Transylvania County Extension Master Gardeners it will be held on... — Updated 3/6/2019

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Child Protection Team Highlights Needs

The shortage of inpatient psychiatric-treatment beds, the need to protect LGBTQ youth and the limited access for residents to effective early intervention programs were among the findings of a report by the Transylvania County Comm... — Updated 2/27/2019

 
 By Park Baker    News

Officials Concerned By Dead Deer In East Fork Area

Sixteen shot dead deer were found recently, left on the side of the road in the East Fork community, according to David Whitmire. Whitmire, owner of Headwaters Outfitters and chair... — Updated 1/21/2019

 
 By Park Baker    News

Cooperative Extension Explains Its Role

At the most recent Transylvania County Natural Resources (TNRC) meeting, the council heard about the work of the county Cooperative Extension office. The TNRC has a monthly meeting of public land managers, environ-ment nonprofit... — Updated 1/16/2019

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Support Given To Update Farmland Ordinance

There was unanimous support among those who spoke during a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed update of the county’s Voluntary Agriculture District (VAD) ordinance. The public hearing was held during the Transylvania County... — Updated 1/9/2019

 

County Seeks To Update Voluntary Agriculture District Law

A public hearing will be held on a proposed update of the county’s Voluntary Agriculture District (VAD) ordinance. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved holding the hearing during its recent meeting. The county... — Updated 12/26/2018

 

Master Gardener Program Is Accepting Applications

The Transylvania Co-operative Extension Service is now accepting applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Class. “If you have experience in gardening, landscaping or another horticultural science and you enjoy getting involved... — Updated 10/22/2018

 

Burrows Closes Chapter In Service To County - Brevard NC

Described as an advocate for the citizen, with a tireless commitment to the community, Mark Burrows closed a 30-year chapter of service to Transylvania County residents at a... — Updated 9/20/2018

 
 By Park Baker    News

TNRC Continues To Push For 'Natural Resources Specialist

Discussions about Transylvania County government funding a “natural resources specialist” was raised again at the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting. The TNRC is a roundtable meeting held once a m... — Updated 2/26/2018

 

Kick Off Halloweenfest At The Farmers' Market - Brevard, NC

With a day of festive fun planned for downtown Brevard, the Transylvania Farmers' Market looks forward to kicking off Halloweenfest this Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., wit... — Updated 10/25/2017

 

Transylvania County Women Recognized By SHIIP - Brevard, NC

The N.C. Department of Insurance's Seniors Health Insurance Infor-mation Program, also known as SHIIP, awarded a 5-year pin to Liz Bates and Sandra Tooman for their volunteer work... — Updated 10/18/2017

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Center For Domestic Violence Victims Moving Forward

A move to allow local victims of domestic violence to get the support and the services they may need beneath one roof took a step forward Tuesday. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted during its rescheduled regular... — Updated 9/20/2017

 
 By Park Baker    News

Experts: Fall Webworms Harmless To Trees

Every fall the webworms come back, but this year, in particular, it seems like they are everywhere. In the western North Carolina region, they favor trees like sourwood and sweet... — Updated 9/6/2017

 

Six Volunteers Save Medicare Beneficiaries Over $185,000

How did six volunteers save Medicare beneficiaries in Transylvania County more $185,000 in 2016? The answer to that question is that the Seniors' Health Insurance Program (SHIIP)... — Updated 8/22/2017

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Council OKs Short-Term Rentals - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council has approved short-term rentals in three of the city’s zoning districts: general residential, neighborhood mixed use and downtown mixed use. The council approved the move during its regular meeting Monday. Th... — Updated 3/22/2017

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Friends Remember Jackie Whitmire – Brevard NC

Friends remember Jackie Whitmire, who died at age 72 on March 9, as someone who put others first, and met the world with a big smile and an even bigger heart. "What I remember was... — Updated 3/15/2017

 

Get A Head Start On Your Garden Saturday – Brevard NC

Once again the Transylvania County Extension Master Gardeners are hosting their annual Spring Garden Symposium in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania Public Library on March 18.... — Updated 3/13/2017

 

Master Gardeners Announce 2017 Schedule Of Programs – Brevard NC

The 2017 Transylvania Extension Master Gardeners enjoyed a kickoff lunch on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Rogow Room at the library. The new class and the veteran EMGs enjoyed soups,... — Updated 3/8/2017

 

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