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"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - MLKRead More

Posted by Transylvania County on January 19, 2021
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Following the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest which gripped North Carolina and the nation, the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association recognized the need for law enforcement… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on January 11, 2021
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Drinking too much can be harmful to your health. Excessive alcohol use … Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on January 4, 2021
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Isaiah 7:14

 

Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on December 21, 2020
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The holiday season is right around the corner and shoppers are crowding malls and discount stores to buy the latest gadgets and find the best deals.  But what shoppers are neglecting is their… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on December 15, 2020
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The holiday season is right around the corner and shoppers are crowding malls and discount stores to buy the latest gadgets and find the best deals.  But what shoppers are neglecting is their… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on December 7, 2020
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With the holiday season upon us and winter’s low temperatures, the chances of a fire occurring in your home dramatically increase.  Decorations, candles and Christmas trees are the leading cause… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on November 30, 2020
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From all of us here at the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!  As always, we are very thankful for… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on November 23, 2020
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Posted by Transylvania County on November 16, 2020
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“We do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.” – Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on November 2, 2020
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COVID-19:  Follow State and County health policies.  Halloween costume masks are not suitable to provide COVID-19 protection.  Promote the use of hand sanitizer by… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on October 26, 2020
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Every year, wildfires burn across the U.S., and more and more people are living where wildfires are a real risk. Nearly 45 million homes abut or intermingle with… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on October 16, 2020
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Install fire extinguishers close to an exit and keep your back to a clear exit when you use the device so you can make an easy escape if the fire cannot be controlled. If the room… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on October 12, 2020
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Every election cycle, our beautiful county (and state and nation) is littered with political signs.  As an elected official myself, I must confess that I don’t really like them! … Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on October 6, 2020
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School resource officers are often the calm in the middle of daily educational chaos. During a worldwide pandemic, these officers’ jobs have changed dramatically, but they… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on September 29, 2020
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Detective Ryan Hendrix

Henderson County Sheriff’s OfficeRead More

Posted by Transylvania County on September 21, 2020
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Text message scams (or SMS scams) are a popular type of phishing attack: These types of scams are difficult to trace, easy to do while pretending to be someone else, and can… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on September 14, 2020
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We recently looked at new mobile phone scams on the rise in 2020.  Text message scams (or SMS scams) are a popular type of phishing attack: These types of scams are difficult… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on August 31, 2020
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2020 has seen a significant jump in the number of mobile scams (many connected, in part, to coronavirus conditions), and a lot of them are targeted at iPhone users. Since… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on August 17, 2020
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2020 has seen a significant jump in the number of mobile scams (many connected, in part, to coronavirus conditions), and a lot of them are targeted at iPhone users. Since… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on August 10, 2020