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Flood Relief Money For Farm Losses Becomes Law – Transylvania County, NC

Starting Nov. 6, farmers in Transylvania, Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson and Rutherford counties will be able to sign up for the NCDA&CS Agricultural Disaster Program. The sign-up period will begin Nov. 6 and will end on Nov. 20. The program will...

 

Schenck Hosts Monthly Dinner Monday, Oct. 21 – Transylvania County, NC

The Community Relations Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having its monthly Community Relati-ons Council Dinner at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 21, in the Dining Hall at Schenck Job Corps. This is an opportunity to meet some of the students and staff and...

 

Farmland Preservation Grants Available Through NCDA&CS

Starting today, county governments and nonprofit groups may apply for funding assistance from the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund for farmland preservation projects. This year’s request for proposals includes...

 

Moms Demand Action Event Planned For This Thursday – Brevard, NC

In response to gun violence, local nonprofits are inviting the public to take part in a community art project at the Willow Oak behind Brevard Housing Authority. The “Peace Tree” art project will be held Oct. 17, with a drop-in time between 4:30...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 10, 2019

Forest Festival Carries On Long Tradition– Transylvania County, NC

On Saturday, the Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest held the 2019 Forest Festival, where visitors gathered to watch the Woodsman Meet, a lumberjack skill competition, and to see old-time cra...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 10, 2019

Building Full Speed Ahead On Asheville Highway – Brevard, NC

Construction projects along the Asheville Highway in Brevard are gaining steam, and soon several new or improved businesses will be open to the public. Cookout Drivers have likely noticed the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 10, 2019

Downtown Brevard Businesses Report Good Summer Sales – Brevard, NC

Several downtown Brevard storeowners reported sales were good this summer. Ann Hollingsworth, owner of Main Street, Ltd., said her store fared well during the summer because of her “loyal customers,” but added that she is seeing a trend away...

 

Brevard's SCORE Branch Offers Business Tune-Up Series Workshops

A workshop is planned for people who are just beginning to discuss if they really want to commit to creating an active and healthy business or nonprofit. Participants will learn by sharing and scoring their own answers. SCORE mentors will be...

 

Free Credit Reports And FICO Scores Offered In Brevard

On Friday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling will team up with First Bank at 2 Market St. in Brevard to offer free credit reports and FICO scores. This event is open to the public and no appointment is... Full story

 

Yoga Training Returns To Brevard Yoga Center For A Third Year – Brevard, NC

Brevard Yoga Center joins forces with Vira Bhava Yoga to bring the third yoga training to Brevard, N.C. beginning Oct. 18. Vira Bhava Yoga's trainings are rooted in the foundational principles of yoga...

 

City Seeking Skate Park Solution – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland said the city “missed a step” in the process insuring the Tannery Skate Park, but that it “remains optimistic” in finding a solution. As previously reported, volunteers raised $72,000 and spent 500 hours...

 

Legionnaires' Outbreak May Have Started In Davis Center – Transylvania County

As of Friday, 128 people, including three in Transylvania County, are confirmed to have either Legionnaires’ disease or Pontiac fever, two illnesses caused by Legionella bacteria. Last week, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reported...

 

Ask Us – Transylvania County, NC

I have a 15-year-old son who I am homeschooling. Can he work during the day when other teenagers are in school? No. According to the North Carolina Department of Labor, 15-year-olds are not allowed to work during school hours. Homeschooled students...

 

Officials Warn Public About Campfires, Burning Yard Debris

As the fall wildfire season gets set to begin, the N.C. Forest Service and the USDA Forest Service urge visitors and North Carolinians to be cautious with campfires and when burning yard debris. This...

 

Brevard's Choral Programs Sing Together At Fall Concert

The Brevard College Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Brevard High School Concert Choir will join together to present a Fall Choral Collage on Thursday evening, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Porter Center. The concert is free and open to the public....

 

Register Now For Energizing Rural N.C. Conference Oct. 8-9

Local economic developers and civic leaders from counties across North Carolina will gather Oct. 8-9 in Sanford to discuss strategies to retain, attract and develop workforce in the state’s rural communities. “Companies considering North...

 

Rosman Celebrates Heritage Under Gray Sky

The rain fell Saturday, but it didn’t stop Rosman from celebrating its Heritage Day, which included fun activities, food, games, music and special ceremonies, such as the recognition (above) of the...

 

United Way Funding Delayed – Transylvania County, NC

The United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) will have to access a reserve fund to meet its allocation goals for local nonprofits for its 2018-2019 fiscal year. The UWTC has not met its projection of $315,000 to the nonprofit agencies the UWTC...

 
 By Rodrigo Vargas    News    October 3, 2019

Workshop Provided By Pisgah Legal Services

Last Saturday, Shoshana Fried, immigration lawyer from Pisgah Legal Services and member of the Board of Directors of El Centro, led a workshop at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. It was for the Latin community and it was about DACA, TPS, asylum and...

 

Hunting, Fishing Celebrated At Wildlife Center

Last Saturday the public celebrated National Hunting & Fishing Day and National Public Lands Day at the Bobby N. Setzer fish hatchery in Pisgah National Forest. (Times Photos by Alex...

 

Tickets On Sale For Free Rein's 'Main Event' Oct. 19

Tickets are on sale for "The Mane Event," the annual major fundraising event benefiting Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education. This year's gala takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday,...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 3, 2019

August, September Arrests Reported – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and incidents for September and August. Arrests •Oscar Shelton, 71, was arrested for one felony fugitive count on Sept. 21. He was taken to the county detention center and...

 

Latest County Jobless Rate Stands At 4.1 Percent – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in August was 4.1 percent, up from 4 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for unemp...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 3, 2019

Version Of Forest Management Plan Could Be Released Soon – Transylvania County, NC

U.S. Forest Service official Alice Cohen recently met with the N.C. Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council (FWCC) to discuss the proposed forest plan update – a process that has been repeatedly delayed and several years in the making. The new manag...

 

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