Hurricane Irma Drives People To Transylvania - Brevard, NC

 

September 11, 2017



Dozens of Floridians and people from other states in the projected path of Hurricane Irma were seeking refuge in Brevard and Transylvania County last Friday.

“We’ve had a high volume of calls from people looking for accommodations,” said Emily Martin of the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce. “A number of them have been from hurricane evacuees.”

Martin said any place with multiple rooms and beds are “pretty much filled.”

She said there were some AirBnBs and VROs that were still available, but most of them were full too.

Marge McNeil, a volunteer who works the fro...



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