Federal Assistance Approved
Last updated 9/8/2021 at 4:14pm
Federal assistance has been approved for Transylvania County under the major disaster declaration issued Wednesday following weeks of local and state advocacy.
This assistance is intended to supplement local recovery efforts from the damage sustained from Tropical Storm Fred in mid-August.
“Today, we are thankful for the assistance from our local, state and federal partners in advocating for the official disaster declaration for Transylvania County and other counties in North Carolina. This declaration will assist in federal funds and assistance for our community as we attempt to rebu...