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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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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
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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 4, 2020
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Recently, we have had several questions about information circulating on social media regarding the ability of persons with a valid concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on July 20, 2020
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With people spending more time at home social distancing, many are also spending more time on social media.  Facebook, Snap Chat, Instagram, Tic Toc, etc. are all great ways to stay… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on July 14, 2020
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With people spending more time at home social distancing, many are also spending more time on social media.  Facebook, Snap Chat, Instagram, Tic Toc, etc. are all great ways to stay… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on July 6, 2020
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July 4th will probably look very more differently in 2020 than maybe it ever has.  With everything that is currently going on in our nation today, let us be reminded….Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on June 30, 2020
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Staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. In many areas, people can visit parks… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on June 22, 2020
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Ever since I was first sworn in as your Sheriff in December 2006, we have expressed the following motto: “We are dedicated to doing the right thing, the right way, for the right… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on June 8, 2020
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It is my high honor to serve as the First Vice President of the NC Sheriffs’ Association.  The following is a part of a joint statement issued on Friday, May 29, 2020, from me and my… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on June 1, 2020
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Today, we at the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office honor and remember the brave men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice to secure the freedoms we all enjoy.  Let us all… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on May 26, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately been tainted by intentional misinformation and a lot of anxiety. People are worried about what will happen to them and their loved ones… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on May 18, 2020