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 By John Lanier    News    October 23, 2014 

Brevard Academy Identifies Possible New School Site - Brevard NC

If all goes according to plan, Brevard Academy: Challenge Foundation Academy could open its doors next year on the old Woods Chevrolet property on U.S. 64. Since the school opened in 1998, it has leased buildings on the Brevard Music Center campus....

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 23, 2014 

TC Henderson, Pisgah Forest Are Top Title I Schools – Brevard NC

Pisgah Forest and TC Henderson elementary schools have been recognized as among the state’s top performing Title I Reward Schools and will compete to represent North Carolina for the national Title 1 program award. Title I is the largest federal...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    October 23, 2014 

City Eyes Changes In Railroad Avenue - Brevard NC

The creation of a municipal service district (MSD) tax to pay for improvements in the Railroad Avenue area of Brevard was rejected Monday by City Council. During its regular meeting, council voted...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 23, 2014 

County Board Continues Crafting Plan - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Planning Board continued its work crafting the county’s 2025 Comprehensive Plan by deciding on an action plan and beginning early discussions on the plan’s elements at last Thursday’s regular meeting. At the onset of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 23, 2014 

DuPont Sets Hours Of Operation - Brevard NC

Beginning on Nov. 2, DuPont State Recreational Forest’s operational hours will be set in stone. The forest will open daily at 5 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. Dupont Forest Supervisor Jason Guidry said this isn’t a new rule for state lands in North Ca...

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Law & Order -Brevard NC

Ernest Maze Eubanks, 58, was arrested by Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Oct. 22 and was charged with a felony obtaining property by false pretense. He was placed on a $6,000 bond. • Ronnie Joe Lail, 42, was arrested by county...

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Fall View

Neil Hayes took this fall photograph from the Blue Ridge Parkway....

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Celebrate All Things Halloween At Halloweenfest On Saturday

This Saturday, downtown Brevard hosts the annual Halloweenfest, featuring music, food, competitions and lots more. Things get off to an early start with the Brevard Rotary Flight of the Vampire race....

 
 News    October 20, 2014

Early Voting Begins Oct. 23 - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Today’s edition features The Transylvania Times 2014 Election Guide, which includes Q&As with several of the local and state candidates running for office. Two one-stop early voting sites open Thursday for Transylvania County...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 20, 2014

Gay Couple Gets Marriage License – Brevard NC

Nearly a year after being told no, Elizabeth Thompson and Susan Freeman applied for and received a marriage license certificate this morning at the Transylvania County Register of Deeds. Thompson and...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 20, 2014

County Approves Transport Funding - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners approved funding for a local transportation resource, received an update about an initiative to beautify the county and granted permission for an interagency agreement regarding the county’s 911 system at the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 20, 2014

Group Drops EDO For New Name - Brevard NC

As development of the county's new economic development organization continues with the 11-member board of directors fleshing out the group's bylaws and policies, board chair Andy VonCanon and vice...

 
 News    October 20, 2014

Local Officials Discuss Ebola - Brevard NC

Representatives from Transylvania County’s public health, emergency services, health care providers, law enforcement and county management met Thursday to plan a local response to protect public health if Ebola should pose a risk in our community....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 20, 2014

Commissioners Officially Dissolve EDAB – Brevard

Transylvania County commissioners unanimously voted to dissolve the Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) at the request of EDAB leadership during last Monday’s regular board meeting. The EDAB has served as an economic advisory board in the...

 
 News    October 20, 2014

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

Are the HVAC systems in the TRH isolation rooms and their associated decontamination rooms set up to prevent cross contamination within the hospital as well as the outside area? Rodney Foushee of TRH provided the following answer: “Yes,...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 16, 2014

Courthouse Space To Be Studied- Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners voted 4-1 on Monday night to spend $26,500 on a study by Moseley Architects that would feature updated information on the proposed layout and cost estimate involved in building a new courthouse on Morris Road...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 16, 2014

Elections: Lengthy, Expensive Undertaking - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: The Transylvania Times will publish a special election edition Monday, featuring Q&A from candidates in several local and state races. Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election begins next Thursday, and for the Transylvania County...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

County Offices Moving Soon - Brevard NC

Transylvania County's plan to consolidate many of its departments into a campus setting will come one step closer to reality when the county’s finance, human resources and general administration departments move this month into the former Post...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 16, 2014

Weather Damage Reported In County - Brevard NC

Transylvania County was hit hard with heavy rains and strong gusts of wind Tuesday night. About 5 inches of rain was reported in some areas. County emergency services dispatchers said there were too...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

Chamber of Commerce Hosting Its Expo -Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Expo will be held next Tuesday in Brevard’s College’s Porter Center. Admission is free to the public and the doors will be open from 6-7:30 p.m., following a business-to-business...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 16, 2014

Rosman Offers To Handle Landfill Leachate - Brevard NC

By a 3-1 vote Tuesday night, the Rosman Board of Aldermen agreed to send a proposal to Transylvania County government to handle leachate from the county landfill. Mayor Brian Shelton said he had done some research on the subject and proposed the town...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

PARI Selects New Exec. Director - Brevard NC

The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) has selected Ken Steiner to serve as executive director. Steiner is a retired engineer who has worked in recent years at PARI as a consultant and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 16, 2014

Fatal Accident Saturday - Brevard NC

Frank Matthew Leggens, 25, of Greenville, N.C. was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday evening on Everett Road. Leggens allegedly entered the hard right turn just past the Thomas Woods neighborhood and lost control of the motorcycle, sliding...

 

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