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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...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 10, 2019

County Announces Top Employee, Department Head

Pam Newman has been named as Transylvania County government's 2018 Employee of the Year, while Kevin Shook was named as Department Head of the Year. Newman has been employed with Transylvania County f... Full story

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 7, 2019

Rescues Required During Torrential Rains - Brevard NC

The torrential rains the county suffered at the end of 2018 led to the rescue of a woman and two donkeys in separate incidents. On Friday, Dec. 28, a woman drove around a barricade on Davidson River R...

 

A Welcome Shelter From The Storm - Brevard NC

Though movies and television shows in popular culture often tell a story of people turning on each other after the modern conveniences of society break down, in Transylvania County, citizens, county...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 4, 2018

Firing Range To Get Second Hearing - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved a rehearing for the Brevard Police Department’s application for a special-use permit to build an outdoor firing range near the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek Road, which is...

 

Florence Has A Minimal Impact On County -Brevard NC

"Minimal impact" was the report for Tropical Depression Florence's brief visit through the county this weekend. "The only thing we really saw was a power outage that effected up to 3,200 people on Sunday, but Duke Power had it restored by 2 p.m.,"...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 13, 2018

Florence's Potential Local Impact Unclear - Brevard NC

As Hurricane Florence approaches landfall, Transylvania County residents might recall back-to-back hurricanes Frances and Ivan in 2004 that brought torrential rains, devastated crops, roads, homes and lives. Ivan, a category 5 storm, brought 17...

 

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...

 

Ask Us Answered

What is the status of hiring a new Transylvania County Animal Services director? Transylvania County Manager Jamie Laughter responded: Elma Rae Greene resigned as the director in November 2017. The job was posted in January, and we ended up doing a...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 17, 2018

Transylvania Battered By Heavy Rains

Transylvania County survived an onslaught of rain Wednesday morning, a few accidents and some flooding. Wilson Road was also badly damaged. "Wilson Road (between U.S. 276 and Elm Bend Road) has been t...

 

PFE Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Madeline Adrignola, Jaxson Arant, William Baron, Patience Boyd, Keaton Campbell,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 8, 2018

Strange Sounds, Lights Have Down-To-Earth Answer

An unnerving buzzing and eerie glow lit the early morning sky Tuesday, Feb. 27, confounding many Pisgah Forest residents who were awakened by the phenomenon. "It was a little after 3 a.m.," said...

 

PFE Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll - Pisgah Forest, NC

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Madeline Adrignola, Jaxson Arant, Patience Boyd, Keaton Campbell, Abigail Dodd,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 4, 2018

Minor Road Accidents Reported

The transition from 2017 to 2018 arrived drizzled with a glaze of icy conditions that kept many people off the roads, impacting much of western North Carolina and delaying traffic on I-26 and I-40 for hours. According to the N.C. Highway Patrol,...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (April - June)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. APRIL •Brevard was selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, a...

 

County Approves Building Contract

The contract to build a new 60,750-square-foot light industrial building in Brevard was approved last week by the Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting. Commissioners awarded the contract to the Harper Corporation, which had the lowest...

 

PFE Announces 1st QTR Honor Roll - Pisgah Forest, NC

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Patience Boyd, Canseco Contreraz, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen, Brianna Enderlin,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 9, 2017

High Winds Knockout Power

High winds from tropical storm Nate moved into Transylvania County Sunday, causing power outages as a result of trees taking out power lines. “At the height of the outage, we started getting calls in yesterday afternoon from primarily outages from...

 

Officials Assess Storm Impact

Transylvania “fared overall fairly well” despite some power outages during last week’s weather event, according to County Manager Jaime Laughter. The remnants of Hurricane Irma’s biggest impact on Transylvania were outages, with, at one...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 14, 2017

TNRC Supports Landslide Mapping Project

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) will recommend that the county commissioners fund a landslide-mapping project. A subcommittee was tasked to study the pros and cons of funding a map for high-risk areas in the county after the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 17, 2017

Search For Stroupe Entailed Large Response

As fugitive Phillip Stroupe II was beginning his five-day retreat from law enforcement into the Pisgah National Forest on Saturday, July 22, Eddie Gunter, the Transylvania County Sheriff Office’s chief deputy, was just trying to cut the grass. He...

 

Total Solar Eclipse Heading Straight To Transylvania- Brevard NC

At 2:36:44 p.m. on Aug. 21, the sun will darken over Transylvania County, and the sky will become like night. As the temperature drops, stars will emerge and nocturnal animals will awaken within the s...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 22, 2017

Rescuers Recall Search For Missing Child

Last Thursday’s successful search for a missing 10-year-old autistic boy in the Turkey Pen Road area of Pisgah National Forest brought several departments from Transylvania and Henderson counties together to flex their cooperative muscle. “It...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 27, 2017

County OKs Radio Upgrade

Transylvania County commissioners have approved spending $530,000 to improve radio communications for fire, EMS and Sheriff’s Office dispatch. Commissioners backed the expenditure Monday during their regular meeting. Kevin Shook, the county’s com...

 

New Call Handling System In Place At 911 – Brevard NC

The professionals who take Transylvania County's 911 calls have a new life-saving tool at their disposal, thanks to a recently installed call handling system. The new system became operational on Jan....

 

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