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Updated Cancellations and Changes In Transylvania County As of 4/04/2020

 

Last updated 4/4/2020 at 6:29pm

The following is a list of businesses, government offices, organizations, stores, restaurants and schools that have cancelled or modified their hours or services. We invite you to send in your cancellation or modification of hours/services. Please note - we have begun noting all new updates/changes/and cancellations each day with an (**) asterisk in front of them so that readers can readily identify updates. Email closings@transylvaniatimes.com with your listing.

***Please note - as of 5pm on Monday, March 30, some of the businesses on this list have automatically closed - per Gov. Roy Cooper's order to people in the state of North Carolina to stay at home for 30 days, until April 29, in another step to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. WE ARE GOING TO LEAVE THIS FULL LIST UP - SO THAT BUSINESSES CAN LET US KNOW OF CHANGES/CLOSINGS AND WE'LL UPDATE THOSE AS THEY COME IN. Please note - Cooper's Executive Order No. 121 permits the following businesses to remain open:

•Restaurants that provide take-out, drive-thru, or delivery

•Grocery stores

•ABC stores and beer and wine stores

•Doctors and other healthcare providers

• Pharmacies

• Hardware stores

• Post offices

• Office supply stores

•Gas stations and convenience stores

•Veterinarians and pet supply stores

•Hotels, airlines, buses, taxis, and rideshare services

•Places of worship

•Child care providers (that are following the required NCDHHS procedures)

The following is a list of businesses, government offices, organizations, stores, restaurants and schools that have cancelled or modified their hours or services. We invite you to send in your cancellation or modification of hours/

services. Just email closings@transylvaniatimes.com with your listing.

The following is a list of businesses, government offices, organizations, stores, restaurants and schools that have cancelled or modified their hours or services. We invite you to send in your cancellation or modification of hours/

services. Just email closings@transylvaniatimes.com with your listing.

The following is a list of businesses, government offices, organizations, stores, restaurants and schools that have cancelled or modified their hours or services. We invite you to send in your cancellation or modification of hours/

services. Just email closings@transylvaniatimes.com with your listing.

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES

•Cedar Mountain House is closed to the public until further notice.

•College Walk is closed to the public until further notice.

•Tore's Home Inc. homes with clients are closed to the public until further notice.

BUSINESSES/RETAIL (GROCERS LISTED SEPARATELY BELOW IN THE NEXT CATEGORY)

•5/3 Bank: Operating at regular hours Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-6 pm. They are operating at Drive-thru only. Lobby is closed except for Appointment only.

•ABC Stores are open from 9am-9pm.

•Artists at work is available by appointment or virtually.

•Country Creations has changed its hours of operations from closing at 5 p.m. to closing at 4 p.m., every day.

•Bear Arms Shooting Range is OPEN 12-6 WED-SUN

•Brevard Hemp has moved all their sales to their online store at http://www.brevardhemp.com. They are offering free shipping on all orders within 24 hours.

•Blue Moon Gallery is available by appointment or remotely/virtually.

•Broad Street Wines - ordering pre-ordering and curbside pick up.

•The Cherry Tree - closed temporarily.

•D.D. Bullwinkel's and Moosetracks have closed to the public as of 3/21 until April 1. At that time they will reassess the situation and make a decision on their next steps.

**•Dragonfly Gallery is available by appointment only. Please call (828) 966-5099 and leave a message and they will return your call.

leightrapp@transylvaniatimes.com

•Ecusta Credit Union – The lobby is closed. Drive thru services are open.

•Egolf Motors is still open for business.

•Henderson's Greenhouse is open Mon. - Saturday 9am - 5pm and Sunday 12 pm to 5pm. Call for details 883-3003.

•New Hope Salon is closed until further notice.

•OP Taylors - closed until further notice. Retail is available online.

•State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) branches statewide will temporarily transition to drive-thru only for the majority of its services.

•#7 Gallery closed through 4/13.

•Highland Books is closed temporarily. Books can be ordered and will ship directly from their website: http://www.bookshop.org/shop/highlandbooks

•Local Color is closed this week. They will review when they are going to open after this week.

•Main Street Ltd. has closed until further notice.

•Morgan Mill Trout Farm will not be opening the public fishing April 2020. Their plan is to open up when they feel it is safe and start the schools back up.They will be taking call in orders for pick up stay in your car we will bring it to you. Call (828)

553-2217 and ask for Alfred.

•PNC Bank has closed for 4 weeks. The ATM is still in service.

•Quotations Coffee Cafe has closed until further notice.

•Rice Furniture has closed.

•Sycamore Cycles has closed until further notice.

•The Children's Center Emporium closed.

•Theophilus is closing temporarily until further notice. They are open for curbside delivery, shipping and home deliveries.

•United Community Bank's two Brevard locations have shifted to a drive-thru and appointment-only service model.

•The UPS Store of Brevard is open with regular hours.

•The Shop of St. Philip's will also be closing temporarily and is accepting no donations.

CITY/COUNTY/STATE OFFICES

•Brevard City Hall - closed to visitors until further notice.

•The local N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles' driver license office is closed.

•Transylvania County library reduced available services to include book checkout through internet access only. All gathering events have been cancelled.

•Transylvania County Recreation Center will be closed to the public until March 30. All gathering events have been cancelled.

•WCCA has closed to walk-in visitors. WCCA services can be reached by phone at (828) 884-2255.

***The Transylvania County Animal Shelter protocol during the Stay at Home order: The shelter is closed to the public. Owner surrenders of their pets is suspended. Officers are not to pick up any animals, including strays (unless they are displaying aggression). Citizens may call and speak with our staff during business hours about adoptions. Citizens needing rabies vaccines may make appointments for those services.

CHURCHES

•Brevard Community Church: Online – Join us Sundays on our LIVE Stream on Facebook for Church Online, 9 am and 11 am http://www.facebook.com/brevardcommunitychurch

•Brevard Community Church Care Coaching – We provide the opportunity for one-on-one conversations and prayer with mentors who will listen, encourage and guide you through emotional, spiritual, and/or physical needs you may be experiencing. To receive Care Coaching, submit a request at http://www.brevardcommunity.org/CARE

•Brevard Wesleyan Church invites residents to worship

with the church at http://www.brevardwesleyan.org.

•NEXT Church normally meets at the Boys and Girls Club in Brevard at 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings. They will be recording Bible teachings online for a few Sundays. The videos will be viewable at http://www.nextchurch nc.net.

•St. Patrick's Anglican: By order of the House of Bishops, St. Patrick's will not be holding services on Sundays or Wednesdays for the foreseeable future. If you would like to join us in a telephonic service, contact Father Nick Henderson at (828) 687-0115 for details on how to participate.

•St. Philip's Episcopal - All public worship services and activities have been suspended through Easter. Check out our website to find ways to participate virtually at http://www.stphilipsbrevardnc.org.

•Sacred Heart Catholic Masses are being posted on Facebook live at noon each day Monday through Friday and at 10 a.m. each Sunday until further notice.

GROCERS/MARKETS/DRUG STORES:

• Bi-Lo is open from 8am-8pm.

•Creekside Market is open for to-go deliveries, grocery deliveries and the free meals program for children 18 yrs and under. Phone 885-2810.

• CVS is now open from 8am-9pm. Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Pharmacy Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM OPEN. Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Delivery is available on prescriptions.

•Food Matters Market - open regular hours with the first hour reserved for senior citizens and otherwise vulnerable shoppers from 8am-9am.

•Food Lion is open from 7am-11pm. To ensure the safety of our customers and associates, they note they are no longer offering the following: refunds, exchanges, rain checks, self-service food offerings, and Bissell Carpet Cleaner rentals.

•The Grateful Dog is open - taking orders and payments by phone with curbside pickup and delivery available.

•Gordon Family Pharmacy is offering free home delivery and curbside pickup. Call 877-6111. Their hours are 9am to 6pm M-F and 9am-1pm on Sat.

•Healthy Harvest Natural Foods is temporarily closed for the safety of customers and staff... but they offering a call-in and curbside service 828.577.3986 three days a week.

•Ingles Markets has changed its store hours to 7 a.m.- 9 p.m. As of March 24, Ingles has dedicated the first shopping hour from 7 – 8 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to senior shoppers, first responders and those with compromised immune systems. Ingles is also temporarily suspending product returns.

•SAV MOR is open Mon - Sun from 7 AM - 9 PM.

•Transylvania County Farmer's Market will be open this Saturday. (The state of North Carolina deems farms, agriculture, and farmers' markets as essential services, just like grocery stores.) Drive-up service will be available from 10am to 12pm on Saturday.

Please pull your car up along the entrance to the market lot on Jordan Street. You can also order directly from market vendors at: http://www.transylvaniafarmersmarket.com/purchase-directly.html

•Walgreen's has adjusted their hours of operation: For everyone's safety, they updated our hours to allow for extra cleaning and stocking. Most stores are open 9am–9pm weekdays. Seniors-only shopping: 8am–9am every Tuesday

•WALMART is open from 7am-8:30pm daily and the pharmacy is open 9am-7pm M-F, 9am-6pm Sat., 11am-5pm Sunday. Every Tuesday the store is now open at 6am for Senior residents to come shop early.

Whistlestop Market – Still open, offering same hours Tuesday-Saturday 10-6 p.m., Sunday 12-4 p.m .; limiting space to five people at a time; starting this weekend, grocery delivery from Caeser's Head to Connestee Falls; 5 percent delivery fee; online billing.

EVENTS

•2020 Assault on the Carolinas (AOTC) bike ride scheduled for April 4 has been cancelled.

•The Brevard Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) has cancelled its scheduled meetings and activities this spring. At this time they plan to resume regular activities on Sept. 8. In addition, the annual AAUW Book Sale, scheduled for June 13-18 will not be held this year.

•Brevard Philharmonic presents Beethoven, Bottesini, and Bass on April 5th has been canceled.

•Brevard Philharmonic presents POPS: Stage, Page and Screen on May 17th has been canceled.

••Second Look Films at the Library has been cancelled 4/4-5/16 at the library amphitheater.

•The annual meeting and dinner scheduled by STEP Western North Carolina for March 29 has been postponed.

•The Heart of Brevard's "Arts in March" has been canceled.

**•4th Friday Gallery Walks in Brevard have been temporarily suspended.

**•Motown Memories has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 10 at Straus Auditorium, Brevard Music Center

**The North Carolina Republican Party has rescheduled its annual State Republican Convention from May 14-17 to June 4-7 in Greenville, NC.

•The White Squirrel Festival has been cancelled. No new date has been set at this time.

•Brevard Old Time Street Dances have been cancelled. No new dates have been set at this time.

•Brevard Little Theatre has postponed it's production of "Sordid Lives" and canceled its Roaring 20's Party. The theatre is temporarily closed until further notice.

MEDICAL/DOCTORS/HOSPITALS

**•Allergy Partners: the Brevard location will temporarily change office hours beginning Monday, April 6 to

Wednesdays 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Fridays 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Shot Clinic Hours: Same as office hours.

•Cagen Family Chiropractic - Current hours are Mon., Weds., and Thurs. 7:30am-12:00pm; Tuesday 2:30pm-5:00 and 1st and 3rd Sat 10:00am-11:45am.

•Transylvania Regional Hospital - Mission: Until further notice, the hospital will no longer allow visitors at any Mission Health Hospital. They have made exceptions for their pediatric, Labor & Delivery and end of life care, including those in CarePartners Solace Center, who can have one adult visitor with them at a time.

SCHOOLS

•Blue Ridge Community College is suspending face-to-face instruction. Students should check their Blue Ridge email for instructions on how their courses will proceed.

•Brevard College. Students will complete the remainder of the Spring semester 2020 with classes online.

•Transylvania County Schools are operating on a virtual day schedule.

SPORTS/FITNESS

•Brevard College athletic facilities are closed until further notice.

•Brevard Health & Racquet Club will remain open but it has cancelled all group fitness classes and childcare services through March 30.

•The N.C. High School Athletic Association has suspended all high school athletics statewide through April 6.

•Transylvania Special Olympics has cancelled all athlete practices or events thru May 15th.

ORGANIZATIONS/CLUBS

•Balsam Grove Community Center has cancelled all business meetings, bingo and jam sessions, as well as the Easter Egg Hunt.

•The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce office and Visitor Center will be closed to the public until further notice.

•Pisgah Forest Rotary Club weekly meetings - cancelled until at least May 6.

•Augustine Literacy Project's THE BEE, planned for March 21, has been postponed until May 9.

•VFW Post 4309 in Brevard has cancelled all events for now and will be closed until April 10.

•Sherwood Forest Ladies Golf League, has postponed their opening day until at least mid-May. League members continue to play Monday mornings starting at 9 a.m. Call (828) 884-7825 for a tee time or email Lin at lk3596@yahoo.com for further information.

•Transylvania County Humane Society is closed until further notice. They are also not accepting donations at this time.

NATIONAL FORESTS/OUTDOORS

The Cradle of Forestry in America will delay the opening of the 2020 season until further notice to protect public health and align with guidance from State of North Carolina health officials and experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

•The North Carolina Arboretum has made the decision to close until further notice.

•The National Forests in North Carolina have closed all campgrounds as of Monday, March 23, for the health and safety of visitors and staff.

•DuPont State Recreational Forest has been temporarily closed to the public. N.C. Forest Service officials have temporarily closed DuPont State Recreational Forest

and neighboring Holmes Educational State Forest. All trails, trailheads and forest facilities are closed until further notice.

•Gorges State Park is now closed - including trails, the visitor center and campgrounds are closed, and all events and programs are cancelled.

•All Nantahala and Pisgah Forest Plan Revision open houses planned for March have been cancelled at this time.

• The Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center at Milepost 384 in Asheville is closed until further notice. Other year-round facilities on the Parkway managed by local partners will remain open at this time.

•The Blue Ridge Parkway has closed its year-round Visitor Center in Asheville, at Milepost 384 near the U.S. 74A entrance, out of safety concerns for staff, volunteers and visitors. The parkway motor road and all accessible trails will also remain open where not otherwise closed due to weather. Decisions regarding planned seasonal, spring openings, such as park campgrounds and visitor centers, will be made at a later date.

•Silvermont events are postponed/cancelled until further notice. The park is still open (tennis courts, playground and trails).

RESTAURANTS

•185 King Street – closed indefinitely.

•Big Mike's – Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week, for pick-up orders. Orders must be called in or placed order online.

•Blind Mule at Toxaway Station – Curbside and to-go menu Tuesday through Saturday starting March 19. Menu on website. Call to place order. Hours are 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Delivery available (minimum order requirement).

•Blue Ridge Bakery – temporarily closed.

**•Blue Smoke BBQ - Open Mon. - Sat. 11am-8pm. You can order online at eatbluesmokebbq.com or order at the drive through. You don't have to pre-order. They are still offering their full menu.

•Bracken Mountain Bakery – closed until further notice.

•Brevard Brewing – closing on Tuesday; to-go orders still available at taproom.

•Cardinal Drive-In – Normal drive-in service available 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday.

•Cedar Mountain Canteen –The Canteen will be closed until further notice. Tin Roof Pizza will be serving pizzas from the Whistle Stop parking lot until further notice.

•Crank Coffee – Decision pending.

•Creekside Subs is closed until further notice.

•DFR – music suspended through March; curbside delivery available.

•Dugan's is offering takeout Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m. -3 p.m. for lunch and from 5 p.m. to 8 pm.m for dinner.

•Ecusta Brewing Company – Will offer curbside pickup for their kegs, crowlers, growlers and cans.

•El Ranchero – Will offer take out.

•Falls Landing – Closed

•Food Matters – Cafe is closed. Grab-and-go items will still be offered in the prepared food section of the market.

•Forks of the River – open for to-go, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Friday.

•Fugi Yama – Open for take out.

•Greystone Inn – Doing takeout and curbside pickup.

•Grammys 3.0 is open for curb side or delivery service Monday-Saturday 10am-2pm

•Hawg Wild – Drive-thru still available.

•Jet's Pizza – Open Sunday -Thursday 11:00 -8:00 Friday - Saturday 11:00 - 9:00. Orders must be called in or placed at http://www.Jetspizza.com. They are currently offering Pickup - Delivery - Curbside Pickup.

•Jordan Street Café – Takeout only starting Thursday, with slimmed down menu. Open noon to 8 p.m.

•Kiwi Gelato – closed indefinitely as of Tuesday.

•KTCHN – Unsure of long-term plans.

•Little Ceasars Pizza – normal operating hours, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and Friday and Saturday open until 10 p.m.

•Marco's – curbside available as of Monday.

•Magpie – to-go/curbside options available.

**•Maya's Grill – open again 7 days a week from 11am to 8:30pm with curbside pickup.

•Mayberry's – take-out/curbside available.

•New China –closed temporarily.

•Oskar Blues – closed indoor taproom Monday; shifting to to-go purchases starting Tuesday; April's food truck festival postponed.

•Papa John's – takeout and delivery.

•Pescado's – still offering take-out; looking to do delivery; still offering free lunches for kids in the county via takeout.

•Pisgah Fish Camp - closed

•Pisgah Tavern: Closed until allowed to re-open.

•PizzaHut: Takeout and delivery.

•Plaza Garibaldi: To-go available.

•Quotations: Closed until further notice.

**•Rocky's – temporarily closed as of 4/1.

•Square Root – takeout/curbside. Delivering to downtown Brevard. Open 11 a.m. through dinner, 5 days a week. Closed Sunday and Tuesdays.

•Subway – both locations are open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

•Upcountry Brewing – closed until April 1.

**•Vescovo is offering take-out.

•Wine Down – Closed until further notice.

•Wolfbrew Bottleshop – offering to-go orders from 12 to 6 p.m.

UTILITIES

•Duke Energy suspended disconnections for nonpayment.

•For more information, visit the CDC's website at http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services' website at http://www.ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus, which includes daily updates on positive COVID-19 test results in North Carolina.

 
 

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