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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...

 

County Land Deal On Hold - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ previous move to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard is not a done deal just yet. Last Friday at a special called meeting — the first for...

 

New Cell Tower To Improve Coverage - Brevard NC

County Commissioners unanimously approved a permit variance that will see the replacement of a telecommunications tower on Rich Mountain with a new one, which should significantly increase cell phone coverage in the Cedar Mountain area, including...

 

County Approves Military Museum's Lease Extension - Brevard NC

During its regular meeting Thursday, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved declaring its intent to extend the WNC Military History Museum’s lease of the old county administration build-ing. The museum’s current lease ends June 3...

 

County Dept. Case In D.A.'s Hands - Brevard NC

District Attorney Greg Newman is considering how to proceed with the State Bureau of Investigation’s (SBI) findings of allegations of mishandling of funds in the county’s Transportation Department. As previously reported in June of 2017,...

 

Military Museum's Location Up In The Air - Brevard NC

A decision on whether to extend the WNC Military History Museum’s lease of the old county administration building was tabled Tuesday by the Board of Commissioners. The museum’s current lease ends June 30, 2019, and those who operate the museum...

 

Land Available For County Park - Brevard NC

At its Nov. 29 meeting, the Board of Commissioners will consider whether it wants to buy roughly 55 acres of property for a new county park. The property sits off U.S. 276 and Gallimore Road and is...

 

'Get Set' For The Future

During the recent Halloweenfest activities, the Transylvania County Early Childhood Initiative (ECI) announced two changes: ECI will now be called Get Set Transylvania and the organization is now partners with Sesame Street in Communities. The goal...

 

Early Child Initiatve Now Called 'Get Set Transylvania' - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Early Childhood Initiative (ECI) announced Saturday that its collaborative of more than 24 local organizations will combine efforts to help the area's youngest children under...

 

County Disputes Section 8 Rental Amounts - Brevard NC

County officials will reach out again to U.S. Congressman Mark Meadows to help address what they believe are incorrect Fair Market Rents (FMR) issued for Transylvania County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As...

 

Sesame Street Picks Transylvania County As Initiative Partner - Brevard, NC

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has announced that Transylvania County is the next community selected for Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a...

 

TDA: Tourism Impact Rising - Brevard NC

Last fiscal year, a record amount of occupancy tax revenues — $793,876 — was collected in Transylvania County. For Clark Lovelace, that one number alone shows “tourism is good in Transylvania County.” At last week’s Board of Commissioners...

 

County Talks About Bond Impact - Brevard NC

The county has faced several questions from the public about the upcoming $68 million bond referendum and its potential financial impact. During the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting Tuesday, Finance Director Jonathan Griffin addressed some...

 

County Announces New Finance Director - Brevard NC

After a long search, Transylvania County Manager Jaime Laughter announced Tuesday that Jonathan Griffin has been selected as finance director after the retirement of long-term director Gay Poor,...

 

Legal Notices: Oct. 4, 2018

CREDITOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Gussie Lee Capps, deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the...

 

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...

 

Early Childhood Initiative: A Work In Progress - Brevard NC

During the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting last week, County Manager Jaime Laughter gave an update on the Early Childhood Initiative (ECI). The ECI was started three years ago and saw the release of the State of the Young Child in...

 

Public To Get More Say On Silvermont Plan - Brevard NC

Another meeting will be held to allow the public to have its input on a proposed Silvermont Master Plan. During the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting Tuesday, Jared Mull, the Parks and Recreation Department’s director, gave an update on...

 

Commissioners Unhappy At Late Notice – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved submitting a joint application with the Board of Education for state grants of more than $19 million in a special called meeting Friday morning, but commissioners were unhappy that the school...

 

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...

 

Jared Mull Named As New Recreation Department Director-Brevard NC

After a long search process, Transylvania County Manager Jaime Laughter announced Tuesday that Jared Mull has been selected as Parks and Recreation director. Mull was serving with the county’s Parks and Recreation Department as the recreation...

 

Errors Mean $450,000 More For Project - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners Tuesday approved $450,000 more in funding for the Ecusta Road industrial building project because of “design team errors and omissions on the project.” Commissioners had initially approved a project budget of...

 

County Halts Courthouse Plans, Drops Tax Hike-Brevard NC

During a nearly five-hour meeting Monday, Transylvania County commissioners approved a $51.6 million budget for the 2019 fiscal year, ceased all current work on a new courthouse until a later date and dropped a proposed 2.5-cents property tax increas...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 18, 2018

School Board, County Spar Over Capital Spending

In her recommended budget for the 2019 fiscal year, County Manager Jaime Laughter said all future school system capital projects at $50,000 or more will require school officials to submit draft contracts or purchase orders and then the county would...

 

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