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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 up and plants...

 
 By Janet Lute    Lifestyles    March 7, 2019

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 Saturday, March 16,...

 

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 Community Child Protect...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 21, 2019

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 of the N.C. Wildlif...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 17, 2019

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 members and...

 

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 Board of...

 

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 adopted a VAD...

 

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 in your community,...

 

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 reception at Brevard...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 26, 2018

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 month, excluding the...

 

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., with live music, face...

 

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 helping local...

 

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 meeting for repairs...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 7, 2017

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 gum, but can be...

 

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) counselors provided...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 23, 2017

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. The approval included...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 16, 2017

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 an ear to ear...

 

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. This popular event is...

 

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, salads, breads and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 20, 2017

Landslide Dangers In Western North Carolina Discussed – Brevard NC

At the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting, a presentation was heard from Appalachian Landslide Consultants (ALC), a private company that provides municipalities and private individuals with data concerning areas that...

 

Transylvania County Cattlemen's Association To Hold Meeting And Dinner – Brevard NC

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Transylvania County Cattlemen’s Association will hold their annual dinner meeting and membership drive at the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room. Cooperative Extension Director Bart Renner encourages all livestock...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 23, 2017

TNRC Hears How County Is Marketed – Brevard NC

Josh Hallingse, director of the Transylvania Economic Alliance, recently spoke about his group’s marketing efforts at the regular Transylvania Natural Resources Commission meeting. The Alliance is a public/private economic development entity that...

 

Master Gardeners Hold Graduation Ceremony – Brevard NC

The 2016 Transylvania Extension Master Gardener Graduation Ceremony was held at St. Phillip's Episcopal Church, on Friday, Dec. 2. In addition to the graduation and awards ceremony at 6 p.m. there...

 

Sheriff's Office To Offer Tuition Help – Brevard NC

A new tuition assistance policy for the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office — partly designed as a recruitment and retention tool — was approved last week by the Board of Commissioners. During its regular meeting, commissioners approved the...

 

Drought Makes Fires A Big Concern

Transylvania County remains in exceptional drought conditions, or D3, according to the United States Drought Monitor. The drought is not affecting water levels and recreation as much as it is harming agricultural production and contributing to fire o...

 

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