Sylva considers sponsoring pride

Pride Parade participants march down Main Street during the inaugural Sylva Pride Parade. Pride Parade participants march down Main Street during the inaugural Sylva Pride Parade. Hannah McLeod photo

While staff can approve events that require renting Bridge Park, the town board will consider a temporary two-block closure required for the parade. 

"Having a two-block march would involve staff time for planning, coordination and overtime the day of the event, but a total road closure where we clear the street would use all our resources for a day like the Christmas Parade," said Dowling.

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  • The goal is to turn Sylva into a mini Asheville, and we all know what has become of Asheville lately.

    posted by Lucille Josephs

    Friday, 05/05/2023

  • The whole family enjoys pride. Even grandma.

    posted by JD

    Friday, 05/05/2023

  • I thank as Christian that we should not incorge this type of parade for you can not say it's like a Christmas parade. God made Aden and Eve

    posted by Delilah

    Wednesday, 05/03/2023

  • As long as Sylva knows that doing this, it's gonna have to be ride-or-die against the state legislation we all know is coming now that the Republicans successfully bought a Dem and overthrew our state.

    posted by JB

    Wednesday, 05/03/2023

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