Update Given On Flood Impact
Last updated 8/30/2021 at 12:21pm
During it regular meeting last week, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners (BOC) heard an update on the relief efforts in the county after Tropical Storm Fred caused over $11 million in damages.
Commissioners voted to pass a resolution to encourage state and federal partners to issue a disaster declaration for western North Carolina to help communities impacted pursue relief funding.
On Aug. 27, Gov. Roy Cooper requested President Joe Biden to issue a federal disaster declaration for western North Carolina counties that suffered extensive damage from the storm. During the BOC me...