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County COVID-19 Case Count Now At 63-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health is reporting four additional cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, for a total of 63 cases and one death among county residents. To see an enlarged version of the... — Updated 7/14/2020

 

Gov. Cooper Says Schools Will Reopen With In-Person Instruction

Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen were joined today by education and health leaders to announce health and safety plans for K-12 public schools for the ne... — Updated 7/14/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Lowe's Confirms Employee Tested Positive For COVID-19-Brevard NC

Lowe's has announced that an associate at the Brevard store has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Transylvania Public Health. Lowe's released the following statement: "The... — Updated 7/14/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County COVID-19 Case Count Now At 48-Brevard NC

Transylvania County has 48 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Sunday, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. The state reported that since the virus started,... — Updated 7/12/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County COVID-19 Cases Increase To 43-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of two additional cases of COVID-19 late Saturday, for a total of 43 cases and one death among county residents.... — Updated 7/11/2020

 

County COVID-19 Cases Increase To 41-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of three additional cases of COVID-19 Friday, for a total of 41 cases and one death among county residents. To see an enlarged version of... — Updated 7/11/2020

 

N.C. Mountain State Fair Will Not Be Held This Year

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of conditions come September, the N.C. Mountain State Fair will not be held in 2020. The fair was scheduled to take... — Updated 7/7/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

COVID-19 Cases Increase To 37 In Transylvania-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health has been notified of two additional cases of COVID-19. Communicable disease nurses are working on case investigations for the new cases. A total of 37... — Updated 7/7/2020

 

UPDATED: Transylvania County COVID-19 Cases Increase To 35-Brevard NC

Monday afternoon, Transylvania County Public Health said it was notified of five additional cases of COVID-19, raising the total to 35 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including one death... — Updated 7/6/2020

 

Register Of Deeds Won't Open Monday After Employee Tests Positive-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Register of Deeds will be closed Monday, July 6, after an employee of the office tested positive for COVID-19. Registrar Cindy Ownbey is working with... — Updated 7/5/2020

 

Three More COVID-19 Cases Reported, Raising County's Total To 25-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of three additional cases of COVID-19 Thursday. Communicable disease nurses have completed contact tracing for one individual and are... — Updated 7/2/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

COVID-19 Cases Rise To 21 In Transylvania-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of two additional cases of COVID-19 late Friday afternoon. A total of 21 cases and one death have now been reported among county residents.... — Updated 6/26/2020

 

Gov. Cooper: Phase 2 To Continue; Masks To Be Worn In Public Places

Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen today announced that North Carolina will remain in Safer at Home Phase 2 for thr... — Updated 6/26/2020

 

Ingles To Require Customers To Wear Masks Starting Tuesday-Brevard NC

Starting Tuesday, Ingles Markets will require customers to wear a face covering to help in the fight against COVID-19, according to a press release. The Centers for Disease Control... — Updated 7/20/2020

 

Officials Note 'Uptick' In County's COVID-19 Cases – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of one additional case of COVID-19 Wednesday morning, bringing the total of county cases to 38, including one death. As of Wednesday morning, there have been a total of 1,624 tests for... — Updated 7/10/2020

 

Register Of Deeds To Remain Closed Through Friday, But Some Services Remain-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Register of Deeds will be closed to the public through July 10 but will continue to offer electronic filing services and no-contact drop off services via a table in the hallway of the building. Following... — Updated 7/6/2020

 
 By Park Baker    COVID-19

Times Employee Relives Return Trip To The U.S.

Editor's note: Park Baker, a writer and photographer with The Transylvania Times, had been stuck in Kenya since mid-March. He got back to Brevard on June 27. The following is the... — Updated 7/6/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

Long-Term Care Facilities Work To Keep Virus At Bay-Brevard NC

Long-term care facilities in Transylvania County persist in keeping an outbreak of COVID-19 at bay with facility-wide testing protocols amid a national climate in which nursing homes are being impacted the most by the pandemic. Tra... — Updated 7/6/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Officials Comment On Crime Numbers During Pandemic-Brevard NC

Transylvania County law enforcement are reporting that overall criminal incidents and traffic accidents in 2020 are declining or holding steady but with increases in aggravated assault in the period between March and June when Gov.... — Updated 7/6/2020

 

Lake Toxaway Charities Steps Up During Crisis

Lake Toxaway Charities (LTC) recently raised over $175,000 in three months in response to its request to Lake Toxaway Estates residents for emergency funds to assist Transylvanians... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Governor Approves Expanding 'Hometown Strong' Effort

Hometown Strong, an effort created to forge partnerships between rural communities and state government, will expand its focus to help all 80 rural North Carolina counties respond to COVID-19 and strengthen local economies. Gov.... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

FAQs Provided For 'Safer At Home Phase 2' Extension

Editor’s note: As part of Gov. Cooper’s Executive Order to extends North Carolina’s “Safer At Home Phase 2” through to 5 pm on July 17, the following are responses to frequently asked questions. What is changing in Safer... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Virus Cases Increase To 22-Brevard NC

Transylvania Public Health was notified of one additional case of COVID-19 this morning and two on Friday. A total of 22 cases and one death have now been reported among county... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Cooper: Wear Masks In Public

Last week Gov. Roy Cooper and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen to announced that North Carolina would remain in “Safer at Home Phase 2” for three more weeks. Cooper also announced that... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By John Lanier    COVID-19

Despite COVID-19, TRH Providing Full Services

Due to the community effort to keep COVID-19 in check and numerous precautions by local hospital staff, thus far Transylvania Regional Hospital has not had one COVID-19 patient... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

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