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 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 30, 2015 

TPED Presents First Report, Renames Itself - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Partnership for Economic Development (TPED) presented its first semi-annual report and unveiled the organization’s new name during Monday night’s regular county commissioners’ meeting. Josh Hallingse, TPED executive director,...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 30, 2015 

Commissioners OK Recreation Plan - Brevard NC

County Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve the allocation of $31,500 for a county parks and recreation strategic plan during Monday night’s regular meeting. Carleen Dixon, county parks and recreation director, addressed commissioners at their...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

County's Jobless Rate Increases In June - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate increased from 5.7 percent in May to 6 percent in June, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for unemployment...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 30, 2015 

Effort Made To Improve DuPont Forest's Trails - Brevard NC

A large trail maintenance project and a sizable reroute are wrapping up in DuPont State Recreational Forest. Guion Trail, which previously ended on the paved portion of Sky Valley Road, has been...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Local Home Added to National Register of Historic Places-Brevard NC

A home constructed in 1924 in the Penrose area has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Dillard B. and Georgia Sewell House and property is located on Clipper Lane straddling...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Hospital Getting New Mammography Equipment-Brevard NC

Patients in Transylvania County and surrounding communities will soon have access to the most advanced technology available for early and more accurate screening for breast cancer, according to a...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 27, 2015

Rogers Found Guilty In 'Rock' Case -Brevard NC

Pisgah Forest resident Micah Rogers was found guilty by a Pickens County jury on one count of malicious damage to property under $2,000 in relation to the 2013 vandalism of Howard’s Rock at Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium last Thursday. Rog...

 
 News    July 27, 2015

Legion Post's Creation Honored – Brevard NC

The origin of the local American Legion and Aethelwold Hotel are intertwined dating back to 1920, when the first organizing meeting was held at the hotel. To commemorate this event of 95 years ago...

 
 News    July 27, 2015

Moore Hired As Zebulon Manager - Brevard NC

Former Brevard City Manager Joe Moore has been hired as the new town manager of Zebulon, located in Wake County, North Carolina. Moore will take over a position vacant since November 2014, according to the Raleigh News & Observer. Zebulon has a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 27, 2015

School Board Upset At Level Of County Funding -Brevard NC

Transylvania County Board of Education member Ron Kiviniemi said county commissioners are not doing their jobs at last week’s regular board meeting. The Board of Education had requested from commissioners $2.1 million for the 2016 fiscal year,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 27, 2015

Moped Drivers Face New Requirements, Grace Period -Brevard NC

Owners of mopeds with less than a 50 cc engine will have until Sept. 1 to register, tag and carry insurance liability for their vehicles. The North Carolina law requiring the change went into effect July 1, but local law enforcement said they would n...

 
 News    July 27, 2015

New Elections Board Sworn In For Two-Year Terms - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Elections was sworn in last Tuesday for a two-year term by Rita Ashe, clerk of Superior Court. The board has two returning Republican members, Chairman David Morrow and Secretary John Barker. The new board member is...

 
 News    July 27, 2015

Cradle Of Forestry To Host Smokey Bear's Birthday Party Aug. 1

The Cradle of Forestry invites kids of all ages to Smokey Bear's Birthday Party on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Smokey Bear turns 71 years old this year. Bi-Lo grocery of Pisgah Forest is...

 
 News    July 23, 2015

Pisgah Forest Man Found Guilty In Clemson Rock Case

A Pickens County jury found Pisgah Forest resident Micah Rogers guilty Thursday afternoon on one county of malicious damage to property under $2,000 in relation to the 2013 vandalism of Howard's Rock...

 
 News    July 23, 2015

American Legion, Aethelwold Hotel Join Forces-Brevard NC

The origin of the local American Legion and Aethelwold Hotel are intertwined dating back to 1920 when the first organizing meeting was held at the hotel. To commemorate this event of 95 years ago and the rebirth of the Aethelwold Hotel, the American...

 
 News    July 23, 2015

Joe Moore Named New Zebulon Town Manager

Former Brevard City Manager Joe Moore has been hired as the new town manager of Zebulon, located in Wake County, North Carolina. Moore will take over a position vacant since November 2014, according...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    News    July 23, 2015

Duo Brings Home Gold To Transylvania - Brevard NC

Chalk up another national championship for Transylvania County and North Carolina - this time a senior citizen duo brought home the gold medal in the U.S. Senior Games basketball tournament. Arnold...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 23, 2015

Tax Payment Plan Offered – Brevard NC

Tax collection season is officially underway in Transylvania County as tax bills were sent out to residents starting late last week. County taxes aren’t due until Jan. 5 and while that might be adequate time for some, others may struggle with that...

 
 News    July 23, 2015

Public Invited To Celebrate House's 200th Anniversary - Brevard NC

For a decade after the Allison-Deaver House was saved from the wrecking ball in 1987, all efforts and available grants and donations were pitched toward stabilization and restoration. Modern...

 
 By John Lanier    News    July 23, 2015

Aldermen Table Decision On Re-establishing ABC Board -Rosman NC

After receiving information from Laurie Lee, director of the Pricing Division of North Carolina’s Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission, the Rosman Board of Aldermen unanimously tabled making a decision on re-establishing an ABC Board for...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 23, 2015

City Approves Phase Two Of Brevard Place Development - Brevard NC

Construction on phase two of the Brevard Place development is expected to begin soon after the city of Brevard's Planning Department recently gave final approval to construction plans. According to...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    News    July 23, 2015

Jeff McDaris Responds To Track Questions - Brevard NC

Jeff McDaris, superintendent of Transylvania County Schools, responded to Monday’s article in The Transylvania Times on the track facility at Brevard College. “I am not aware of any meetings between the school system, county and Brevard College...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 23, 2015

Festival Attendee Dies - Brevard NC

A man attending the Transformus festival last weekend was found dead Sunday in Henderson County. He was identified as Jay Houston Marx, 35, of Annapolis, Md. Marx had recently been living in Tryon. Marx was found unresponsive around 2 p.m. in a pond...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    News    July 20, 2015

County: No Funds For Track - Brevard NC

Frank and Donna Patton have donated generously to improve athletics in Transylvania County: hundreds of thousands of dollars for the football field at Brevard High School and, most recently, $180,000 to resurface the track at Brevard College. The...

 
 News    July 20, 2015

Dickson Not Running For Another Term -Brevard NC

Wes Dickson has decided not to file for another term on the Brevard City Council, leaving the three who have filed a likely unchallenged route to office. "With our growth at Sycamore Cycles (which Dic...

 

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