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 News    September 3, 2015 

Cradle Board Joins Chamber In Support Of Ecusta Trail - Brevard NC

A Sept. 1 statement supporting the Ecusta Trail project issued by the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors has been joined by one from the Cradle of Forestry in America...

 
 News    September 3, 2015 

School Superintendent Tackles Q&A

Editor's Note: Transylvania County Schools released the following Q&A with Superintendent Jeff McDaris. Q: How would you describe the start of school? McDaris: On the first morning, I heard from at...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    September 3, 2015 

Clemson Park Design Plans Updated -Brevard NC

A city of Brevard committee met earlier this week to discuss three beautification projects geared at drawing more development downtown. The city's Downtown Master Plan committee met with Boone design...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    September 3, 2015 

Man Admits Trying To Run Over Deputy - Brevard NC

An Arden man admitted to trying to run over a Transylvania County sheriff's deputy during a routine traffic stop in July of 2013. Andrew Bryson, 32, of 522 Long Shoals Road, Arden, pleaded guilty Aug....

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 3, 2015 

Locals Are Heading West To Fight Fires - Brevard NC

More than 70 N.C. Forest Service personnel are currently helping fight fires in the western United States. The U.S. Forest Service has reported that more than 30,000 firefighters have been called in, the largest number in 15 years. Pisgah Ranger...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    September 3, 2015 

Brevard Man Facing Felony Gun Charge, Assault Charge – Brevard NC

A Brevard man is facing felony gun charges after a domestic incident in which police say he assaulted his wife on Aug. 28. Russell C. Owen, 44, of 245 Old Woods Road, was charged with possession of a...

 
 News    September 3, 2015 

Bank Alerts Public About Counterfeit $20 bills-Brevard NC

United Community Bank issued an alert that they were passed a counterfeit $20 bills Tuesday afternoon from one of their merchants in Rosman. These bills are also circulating in Henderson County. The Heart of Brevard is asking anyone with...

 
 News    September 3, 2015 

Hold On

Brevard Rock Gym hosted a bouldering competition last Saturday and local rock hounds turned up to show what they were made of. Competitors had to climb set routes and get two signatures to show that...

 
 News    September 3, 2015 

Get A Grip

The local climbing community came out to support the climbing competition at Brevard Rock Gym last Saturday, with more than 35 people registered to compete. (Times photos by Park B...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    August 31, 2015

Commissioners Scrap Human Relations Council – Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners’ decision to disband the county Human Relations Council, at least for now, has those associated with the group and the local NAACP upset. During their regular meeting last week, commissioners voted 4-1 to scrap...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 31, 2015

Court Denies Pickelsimer Family Appeal - Brevard NC

A state court has thrown out the appeal from family members of Charles Pickelsimer Jr., possibly ending a more than five-year legal battle between the family and various beneficiaries over the late businessman’s last will and testament. A...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 31, 2015

Child Found, Father Charged - Brevard NC

The 4-year-old daughter of a suspect (her father) and a victim (her mother) in an alleged assault in Brevard was found safe early Wednesday evening after several amber alerts were issued. The 4-year-old was located in Buncombe County, according to...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    August 31, 2015

County, Schools Send Letters To State, Federal Elected Officials About Education Funding-Brevard NC

The county and school system are sending joint letters to state and federal elected officials that voice concerns about reduced public school funding and its impact locally. The Board of Commissioners approved the letters (see below) last week...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 31, 2015

Three Local Cyclists Going To World Championship - Brevard NC

Three local cyclists have been chosen to represent the United States in the mountain biking world championship Aug. 31-Sept. 6 in Vallnord, Andorra, the landlocked country between Spain and France. Cy...

 
 News    August 31, 2015

Candidate Forum To Be Held Sept. 17 - Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates’ forum at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17 in the library’s Rogow Room. Candidates for Rosman Board of Aldermen, Rosman mayor and Brevard City Council have been invited to attend....

 
 News    August 31, 2015

HOB Organizers Readying For Halloweenfest, Seeking Volunteers, Groups And Nonprofits - Brevard NC

These few days of cooler weather remind everyone that fall is just around the corner – and that means Halloweenfest is closing in on us! As you may have guessed, Heart of Brevard begins planning...

 
 News    August 31, 2015

Law & Order - Brevard NC

• Roger Kent Lane Jr., 34, was arrested by Sheriff’s Office deputies on Aug. 18 and charged with one felony count being a fugitive. He is being held in the county detention center without bond. Lane is a fugitive from the state of South Carolin...

 
 News    August 31, 2015

Gas Prices Fall Another 8 Cents - Brevard NC

Average retail gasoline prices in North Carolina have fallen 8.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.23 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 6,092 gas outlets in North Carolina. This compares with the national aver...

 
 News    August 31, 2015

Fresh Coat

Rob Snyder, of Snyder's Paint Plus, and Earl Stockdale, of Stockdale Precision Paint, work on a wall Friday at the historic Oak Grove Church in Brevard. Members of the community recently came...

 
 News    August 27, 2015

Commissioners Scrap Human Relations Council-Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners' decision to disband the county Human Relations Council, at least for now, has those associated with the group and the local NAACP upset. During their regular meeting last week, commissioners voted 4-1 to scrap the...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 27, 2015

Child Found; Father Arrested-Brevard NC

The 4-year-old daughter of a suspect and victim in an alleged assault case in Brevard was found safe early Wednesday evening after several amber alerts were issued. The 4-year-old was located in Buncombe County, according to Brevard Police Chief Phil...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    August 27, 2015

Courthouse Design Options Unveiled - Brevard NC

The public got to see Monday what a new county courthouse could look like if the Board of Commissioners decides to go that route. During Monday's regular commissioner meeting, Dan Mace, with Moseley...

 
 News    August 27, 2015

Court Rules Against Young - Brevard NC

North Carolina’s highest court is holding firm against a third trial for Brevard High School graduate Jason Young, who was convicted of killing his pregnant wife. The state Supreme Court ruled last Friday that Young’s case was not harmed when...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 27, 2015

Guilty Plea Made After Fatal SUV Wreck - Brevard NC

A Charlotte man could spend up to two years in prison after admitting to getting behind the wheel after drinking and crashing an SUV in Pisgah National Forest, which led to the death of another man. Carlos Soloman-Ramon, 21, was sentenced to a...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 27, 2015

Brevard Academy Reports Good Opening, Record Enrollment - Brevard NC

Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy has had a good month, opening school with its highest enrollment ever and signing a contract with Challenge Foundation Properties for purchase of the old Woods Chevrolet building. School director...

 

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