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 By Ray Tuers    News 

Grants Ease Club's Financial Burden – Transylvania County, NC

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County has received more than $100,000 in grants that are allowing it to ease financial burdens on its member families during the pandemic and to make a major improvement in its... — Updated 8/12/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Schools Require Help To Run Safely – Transylvania County, NC

If local schools are going to be safe this coming semester, it is going to take a collaborative effort of the school system, local health department and parents. “As with all learning in our schools, our parents are critical... — Updated 8/10/2020


Rosenwald News

Since my last writing months ago for the Rosenwald News, I am primarily in Georgia, with occasional excursions back to North Carolina. I still have friends and family here in... — Updated 8/5/2020


Food Stamp Dollars Now Count Double At Market – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Farmers’ Market has received an expansion of its current grant funding, which will allow them to now double every SNAP/EBT (food stamp) dollar that is spent at the market. “We are so excited about this expansio... — Updated 8/5/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Previous Testing Sites Looked At – Brevard, NC

With Brevard Music Center opening up a drive-thru testing site on its campus on Wednesday mornings, some in the community have wondered why similar types of testing sites haven’t been available in previous months. In the early... — Updated 8/5/2020


Campaign Wants To 'Leave It Better' – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Tourism, through its sustainability committee Transylvania Always, will launch a special "Leave It Better" initiative beginning today. The innovative campaign... — Updated 8/3/2020


Virus Testing At Music Center To Expand – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Music Center, in association with the Pisgah Health Foundation, announces the expansion of free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to everyone. This service is now extended to include those on Medicaid and those who have... — Updated 8/3/2020


Transylvania Tomorrow Raises $166,500 To Aid Businesses – Transylvania County, NC

In just three months since the inception of this new initiative, the Transylvania Tomorrow Small Business Emergency Relief Fund raised and distributed $166,500 to 93 businesses... — Updated 7/29/2020


Cradle To Grave Race Becomes 'Virtual' For September 2020

FIND Outdoors, one of Brevard’s longest-operating local nonprofits, will hold its eighth annual Cradle to Grave 30k & 10k trail races virtually from Sept. 5-12, 2020 to adhere to guidelines concerning COVID-19 and ensure the... — Updated 7/27/2020


Brevard College Awarded $7,000 From Lake Toxaway Charities

Appalachia has a storied history of tight communities. Life in the mountains was often remote and as a result neighbors frequently looked after one another, celebrated milestones, and helped community members through difficult... — Updated 7/27/2020

 By Jermiah Reed    Sports

County AD Discusses Landscape Of High School Athletics

As the athletic director and transportation director of Transylvania County Schools, it’s been a busy past few months for Alan Justice as he tries to navigate the perpetually murky waters of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with... — Updated 7/23/2020


Balsam Grove News

Balsam Grove Playground The Balsam Grove playground at the community center is still closed. Thanks for your cooperation. 90th Birthday Louise Sharp, who grew up and lived for many years in Rosman and was a nurse for several... — Updated 7/22/2020


Balsam Grove News

Balsam Grove Playground The Balsam Grove Playground at the community center is still closed. Thanks for your cooperation. Happy Birthday Louise Sharp, who grew up and lived for many years in Rosman and was a nurse for several... — Updated 7/15/2020


Bill Includes Funding To Help Improve French Broad River – Transylvania County, NC

Last week, N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards announced the adoption of House Bill 1087 (Water/Wastewater Public Enterprise Reform), which includes funding for conservation and water quality... — Updated 7/13/2020


Chamber Nominated For 'Heroes, Teachers' Award

While SCORE continues to support small businesses and nonprofits through counseling and online resources, it also wants to ensure that the community can learn through the many... — Updated 7/12/2020


Brevard Welcomes Its First Public Skatepark-Brevard NC

Eagerly awaited by city residents for nearly a decade, Brevard's first public skatepark is finally ready for skaters to drop-in, according to a press release. Brevard City Council... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Local Dog Owners Say They're 'Thrilled' To See Dog Park Coming To Fruition -Brevard NC

When Katinka and Rodney Remus began generating public interest in a dog park in Brevard in 2014, Katinka remembered looking down at her 2-year-old Westie, Talley, to proclaim they... — Updated 7/1/2020


TCSEF Continues Advocacy In Spite Of COVID-19

In spite of the necessary cancellation of this year’s Taste of Transylvania, the Transylvania County Schools Education Foundation (TCSEF) continues its mission to promote, develop and encourage public and private support of... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Annual Budget-Brevard NC

On Monday the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $61,041,976 general fund budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. The tax rate will remain at $.636 cents per $100 of valuation, and the fi... — Updated 6/24/2020


Smart Start Named 2020 Parsec Prize Recipient

Smart Start of Transylvania County (SSTC) has been named a 2020 Parsec Prize recipient. This year’s unrestricted grants totaling $200,000 help support those working diligently and effectively to prioritize educational and... — Updated 6/22/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Discusses Streetscape Program Changes-Brevard NC

On Monday, Brevard City Council discussed the strategy for a new Streetscape Pilot Program (SPP) to replace the recently abandoned design, and members discussed what went wrong... — Updated 6/17/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

TNRC Has Six Ideas For Forest Plan-Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt the Transylvania Natural Resource Council’s (TNRC) recommendations for the draft Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan Revision and will send the recommendations to... — Updated 6/15/2020


Local Communities Invited To Celebrate Conservation

Every year since 1992, on the first Saturday of June, businesses and land trusts across North Carolina have come together to celebrate Land Trust Day. Land Trust Day highlights the important role that protected lands and the... — Updated 6/3/2020

 By Derek McKissock    News

COVID-19 Hangs Over County Manager's Budget -Brevard NC

With the impact of COVID-19 in mind, County Manager Jaime Laughter’s $59.7 million general fund budget for the 2020/2021 fiscal year features no property tax increase and a 9 percent spending decrease from the current year... — Updated 6/1/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Voice Of The Tigers Passes Away -Rosman, NC

Friday night football will never be the same for the Rosman Tiger community after the recent passing of a beloved figure. William "Bill" Ragland, who for 43 years served as the... — Updated 5/27/2020


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