The Transylvania Times -

By Jeremiah Reed
Staff Writer 

Summer Good For Business In County — Transylvania County NC


Last updated 7/11/2012 at 4:28pm

Whether it’s hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, shopping or attending a concert at the Brevard Music Center, the abundance of summertime activities attracts thousands of tourists each year to Transylvania County, bringing lots of money into the local economy.

And while the economy has been slow the past few years, there are signs of improvement.

So far this year, North Carolina room revenues are up 8.3 percent from last year.

In Transylvania County, the occupancy tax revenue is up 25.7 percent compared to last year.

This total does not factor in the one-cent occupancy tax increase th...

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