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 By Eric Crews    News    August 5, 2013

Animal Shelter Open For Business - Brevard NC

A large crowd gathered Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of the county’s new animal shelter, marking the one-year anniversary of the groundbreaking with remarks, refreshments and a first look...

 

New Animal Shelter To Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Rosman NC

Transylvania County’s long awaited new animal shelter is preparing for its Aug. 3 ribbon cutting ceremony. The event begins at 11 a.m. at the new shelter located on Old Rosman Highway. County commissioners, Dr. Clyde Brooks, chairman of the...

 

Dedicated Friends

The new animal shelter for Transylvania County is well on its way to opening this spring. This new and much needed facility would not have been possible without a group of dedicated individuals – the Friends of the Animal Shelter, also known as FOT...

 

Shelter Group Makes Goal — Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s new animal shelter is on its way to a late spring opening, and the Friends of the Animal Shelter have just announced that its fundraising goal of $350,000 has been reached....

 

Pawction Is A Great Success For The Animal Shelter – Brevard NC

The Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) held its Pawction event on Nov. 3 to a standing room only crowd at Eubanks Auctions. An estimated 350 patrons gathered to listen to music, eat, drink and bid on hundreds of donated items. Preliminary numbers...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 6, 2012

Ground Finally Broken On New Animal Shelter – Transylvania County NC

“It may be drizzling outside, but it is a glorious day.” That’s what Dr. Clyde Brooks, chairman of the Friends of the Animal Shelter told a large crowd gathered Saturday at the site of the...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    July 12, 2012

Commissioners Approve New Animal Shelter — Transylvania County NC

After six years of discussion, county commissioners Monday voted 3-1 to move ahead with a new animal shelter. A timeline for the construction of the shelter, which is expected to cost $1,144,757, has...

 

County Board To Vote On Animal Shelter

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Clyde Brooks, chairman of Friends Of The Animal Shelter, has announced that funding for the new county animal shelter is advancing well and on schedule. Last August, Friends Of The Animal Shelter, a nonprofit organization,...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    February 16, 2012

County, Animal Groups Meet

County officials and members of local animal rescue groups appeared to reach a general consensus Tuesday after a meeting at the conference room at the county administration building. They talked about the future of the county’s 50-year-old animal...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Brevard Mark Burrows will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Brevard’s meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Burrows will review the county’s recently released economic development survey. The club meets at noon at The Quarry...

 

Proper Pot To Raise Funds For Animal Shelter Group

The Proper Pot and Friends of the Animal Shelter are combining efforts to raise money for the new animal shelter. A Valentine wine tasting will be held Friday, Feb. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at The Proper Pot, which is located at 36 West Main St. There is no...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    January 26, 2012

Animal Shelter Shows Progress

The long awaited new animal shelter for Transylvania County is again showing tangible signs of progress. Fundraising is continuing through a citizen’s group called Friends of the Animal Shelter. Also, the county has reached agreement with the town...

 

Dorothy Pace Lee

Dorothy Pace Lee was the daughter of Joseph Earl Pace and Elizabeth Heath Pace. She lived in Cedar Mountain since she was six years old. Her mother was born in Cedar Mountain and her mother’s family, the Heath family, has lived there since the...

 

Fundraising Proceeds For Animal Shelter

Friends of the Animal Shelter is having an outstanding December with its fundraising campaign. Dr. Clyde Brooks, the co-chairman, said, “There have been several donations in stocks that have put us over the $150,000 level in our campaign. The...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    December 12, 2011

Animal Shelter Supporters Remain Upbeat

December is going to be a big month for the effort in Transylvania County to raise public funds for a new animal shelter That's the latest word from Dr. Clyde Brooks, co-chairman of the campaign operated by the Friends Of The Animal Shelter. Brooks...

 

VISION Transylvania Is Conducting It’s 16th Class

VISION Transylvania welcomed its 2011-2012 class of 25 participants with History/Cultural Diversity Day last week. The day-long program included lunch made over a campfire at the Allison-Deaver...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    October 27, 2011

Animal Shelter Fundraising Effort Now More Than $86,000

Private fundraising for a new Transylvania County animal shelter is making progress, county commissioners learned Monday. Dr. Clyde Brooks, who is chairman of The Friends of the Animal Shelter, said $86,936 has been raised so far. The county has...

 

TAAG Holds Successful Fundraiser In Toxaway

On Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 4-8 p.m., Alex Forth, owner and manager of the Toxaway House Restaurant in Lake Toxaway hosted a fundraiser for Transylvania Animal Alliance Group (TAAG) a local animal...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    August 11, 2011

Animal Shelter Fundraising Effort Gets Underway

A fundraising campaign designed to bring about construction of a new animal shelter in Transylvania County is now officially under way. Organizers of the campaign and county officials met with members of the public Tuesday night at the Rogow Room in...

 

Friends Of The Animal Shelter Announces Its Formation

A group of individuals from diverse backgrounds but a common interest recently came together to form a group called Friends Of The Animal Shelter (FOTAS). The group’s mission is to support the county’s effort to build a much-needed new animal...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    June 30, 2011

Commissioners Recommit To New Animal Shelter

Once again, plans for a new animal shelter in Transylvania County appear to be moving forward, but many of the details remain to be worked out. County commissioners voted 4-1 Monday for a resolution recommitting the board to the project. Commissioner...

 

County Looks At Shelter Cost

The Transylvania County Commission has unanimously approved a list of proposed changes to the new animal shelter with the intention of reducing construction costs. County staff will now meet with the project architect, William Daggett, to get the...

 

Janett Brooks McNabb

Janett Brooks McNabb, 74, of Brevard, passed away on Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at the home of her son. She was born on Dec. 13, 1933 to Clarence Junior and Helen Hunsucker Brooks. She was the wife of Benn...

 

News Of Organizations

Autism Support Group The upcoming Transylvania Autism Support Group will be meeting to discuss The Autism Spectrum Individual Education Plans (IEP). Jean Alvarez parent advocate with the Autism Society of N.C., will be presenting this topic to the...

 

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