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 By Matt McGregor    News    February 22, 2018 

City Considering Greater Density For Residential - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council voted 3-2 Monday on text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), which would allow for higher densities in particular zoning districts. The amendments, according to a city staff report, address the “many...

 

Papa John's Pizza Coming - Brevard, NC

A Papa John’s Pizza will be arriving in Brevard this summer at 127 North Caldwell St. “The goal is to have it up and running by June 1,” said Rory Barten, operating partner for Mountain Pizza, LLC, the franchise holder for Papa John’s Pizza...

 

State Law Allows Some Camp Buildings To Be Exempted From Being Inspected

In December of last year after a heavy snowfall, a newly built covered horseback riding arena at Rockbrook Camp for Girls off U.S. 276 collapsed. Questions were asked about the building's...

 

CPR Training Class Comes To The Rescue

Little did Bud Holland know, after he and his fellow employees at Platt Architecture took a class at the local Boys & Girls Club to learn CPR, that he would actually have to use it a year later....

 

Court Term Ends Early

The current term of Superior Court in Transylvania County ended early Tuesday, with the trial of a male student accused of ethnic intimidation and the felony embezzlement charge facing Annette Raines, the former county tax administrator, continued to...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 8, 2018

DACA Program's Fate Still Unclear

The fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is still unclear, with the recent announcement that the White House may not extend a March 5 deadline for Congress to protect the roughly 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 5, 2018

Gas Station Robbed - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that took place at 8 p.m., Sunday, at Triangle Stop Number 205 on the New Hendersonville Highway. A white male entered the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 5, 2018

Teens Facing Felony Assault - Brevard, NC

A 16-year-old male has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury on Jan. 27, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office. Because the alleged assailant is a juvenile, his name has not been released....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 1, 2018

Deputy Cited In Wreck

Trevor Queen, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s deputy who was involved in a traffic accident this past Thursday in Asheville, has received a traffic citation from the Asheville Police Department for reckless driving to endanger. According to the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 29, 2018

Deputy Involved In Wreck

A Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office deputy faces charges after a traffic accident on Thursday in Asheville. The two-car accident occurred on Biltmore Avenue just before 11 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office provided information on what led up to the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 25, 2018

Missing Man Found - Pisgah Forest, NC

John Fullbright, the 37-year-old male who had been reported missing in Pisgah National Forest since early Tuesday, has been found alive and well. He was found at 4 p.m. about a mile from his campsite...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 25, 2018

New Laws In Place For 2018

The New Year brought new laws that went into effect in North Carolina on Jan. 1. The following are some of those that became law: •Senate Bill (SB) 656: “The Electoral Freedom Act” reduces the amount of signatures “required on the petition...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 22, 2018

Groundbreaking Held For Ecusta Road Project - Pisgah Forest, NC

There was a big gathering of city, county and state officials for the Transylvania Economic Alliance’s groundbreaking event on Friday afternoon for the Ecusta Road Industrial Project, in which SylvanSport, the recreational manufacturer presently...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 18, 2018

Author No Stranger To 'Emergencies, Unpredictability'

When the question, “Nine-one-one. What is your emergency?” came to Adair Sanders, she didn’t know the answer, or who was making the call. Sanders was no stranger to emergencies nor unpredictability. Growing up, much of her early years had been...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 18, 2018

Arrests Made After College Break-Ins - Brevard, NC

An ongoing investigation into a series of break-ins during Brevard College’s winter break has led to three student arrests. The Brevard Police Department reported the following arrests: •Gerald Tyrone Price, 19, was arrested for five counts of fe...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 8, 2018

Portable Heater Causes Fire

A portable propane heater used to thaw a water pipe resulted in a brief house fire on Carr Lumber Company Road on Thursday. "We got dispatched around 4:10 (p.m.)," said Capt. Adam Hughey with the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 4, 2018

Minor Road Accidents Reported

The transition from 2017 to 2018 arrived drizzled with a glaze of icy conditions that kept many people off the roads, impacting much of western North Carolina and delaying traffic on I-26 and I-40 for hours. According to the N.C. Highway Patrol,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 1, 2018

Quiet Time For Crime Reported

Local law enforcement reported a fairly quiet Christmas weekend in Transylvania County. “This year has been so quiet, it’s scary,” said Eddie Gunter, chief deputy with the Sheriff’s Office. “Our call volume was way down and only a few...

 

Spirit Of Christmas Shared In Rosman

Greg Kantor and his family provided a Christmas for children in need in Transylvania County on Saturday at Rosman Town Hall. "You see a lot of kids go without presents at Christmas time," Kantor...

 

Locals Help With Puerto Rico Recovery

After returning from a trip to Puerto Rico to assist those who have been left destitute in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which hit in September, Kiersten Wilber and John Pate report a strong will...

 

Pearl Harbor Survivor's Story Recalled At Meeting - Brevard, NC

Though Pearl Harbor survivor Craig Kirkpatrick wasn’t able to speak at the WNC Military History Museum to commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Joe Parker, the national president of the Blinded Veterans Association, and Ken Corn,...

 

New ER Opens At Hospital - Brevard, NC

Transylvania Regional Hospital’s (TRH) new emergency department opens today, providing more space for doctors and nurses to work, as well as allowing for a higher quality of treatment for the patient, according to Michele Pilon, president and...

 

Locals Featured In Steve Martin, Rangers' Christmas Video - Brevard, NC

With a pumpkin pie that tastes like grandma's cigars, one cousin, Billy, who not only arrives armed, but also suspects there are invaders from a planet called "Zarn," a stolen-tire fire started by...

 

Pleas Heard In Court

Marquis Shante Logan was sentenced to 24 to 41 months in the N.C. Department of Corrections after pleading guilty last week during Superior Criminal Court in Transylvania County. He pleaded guilty to felony assault with a deadly weapon, felonious...

 

Snow Causes Thousands Of Outages

The snow’s weekend visit to Transylvania County beginning Friday left many without power by Saturday morning. With reports of up to 12 inches of snow in some areas, Duke Energy and Haywood Electric reported thousands of outages throughout the...

 

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