The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer 

County Funds Log Jam Removal


Last updated 2/20/2012 at 12:27pm

County commissioners have agreed to spend $12,000 in local funds to help with the removal of the giant log jam in the French Broad River that endangers the safety of boaters on the river and could cause additional flooding when it rains.

The state will provide $25,000 in financial assistance to help in the removal of the log jam, located near the Transylvania County Airport. County staff is providing the rest in local services.

Work is scheduled to begin in May.

The debris is diverting the river’s flow and causing severe stream bank erosion. With the county’s help, the Transylvania So...

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