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 By Staff Reports    News    July 27, 2017

Election Officials Recognized

The Transylvania County Board of Elections, staff, family and friends gathered recently at the Election Center to honor John R. “Jack” Hudson, Jr. and Frances C. “Fran” Waser. Hudson and Waser passed away in November 2016 and the Board of...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 20, 2017

Election Filing Ends On Friday

As of Wednesday morning four candidates have filed for the upcoming municipal elections. Filing ends at noon on Friday for the Nov. 7 elections in Brevard and Rosman. Jimmy Harris has filed for another term as Brevard mayor. Two seats on the City...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 20, 2017

Jarrett Road Home Destroyed By Fire

A home on Jarrett Road was destroyed Monday evening by a fire. Rosman Fire Department responded to a structure fire at about 8:30 pm on Monday. Jarrett Road is located off Old Turnpike Road near the N.C. 215 intersection with U.S. 64. Firefighters...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 10, 2017

Roads Set To Be Resurfaced

Roughly 4.3 miles of road in Transylvania County are set to be resurfaced, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT). The following is a breakdown of the work scheduled to begin some time in August and be completed by October of next...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 6, 2017

Blythe Pleads Guilty To Killing Her Husband

Sandy Blythe has been sentenced to roughly six to eight years in prison after she pleaded guilty to the voluntary manslaughter of her husband, Tim Grant, on Dec. 5, 2015. Blythe initially pleaded innocence in the case. But after a lengthy...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 22, 2017

Charges Filed After Two Teens Die In Wreck

Charges have been filed on the driver of the truck that wrecked Sunday in Balsam Grove, resulting in the death of two teens. Landon Cole Shipman, 19, has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor death by vehicle, exceeding the posted speed limit...

 
 By Staff Reports    Arts    June 22, 2017

Lee Ann Womack To Perform Saturday As Part Of BMC's Opening Weekend - Brevard, NC

Grammy and CMA-award winning country artist Lee Ann Womack will take the stage at Brevard Music Center's Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium on Saturday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. Her performance is part of the...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 4, 2017

County's Jobless Rate Matches The State's

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in March was 4.7 percent, down from 5.1 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 4, 2017

N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards Backs More Bills

Editor's Note: The Transylvania Time has been publishing stories about the bills sponsored and co-sponsored by N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards and N.C. Rep. Cody Henson during the current session of the...

 
 By Staff Reports    Sports    April 24, 2017

Current Baseball, Softball Standings

The following is a breakdown of local prep baseball and softball teams and where they stand in their respective conferences at the regular season winds down. Brevard Softball Current standing: Fourth in the WNC Athletic Conference at 6-4 (14-4 overal...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 10, 2017

Jobless Numbers Dip - Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in February was 5 percent, down from 5.7 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 27, 2017

Hospital flu Ban Lifted; Service Offered

Mission Health has announced it has lifted restrictions on visitors, plus a new intuitive for receiving care out of normal business hours. The latest influenza-like illness report from the state health department shows a decrease in flu-like...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 23, 2017

Dalton Gets 21 Years In Prison - Brevard, NC

Amber Dalton has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2009 murder of Richard Holden in Brevard. Dalton appeared before Superior Court Judge Alan Thornburg and received a sentence of 261 months on charges of...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 23, 2016

Raines Resigns As Tax Administrator

Transylvania County Tax Administrator Annette Raines has resigned from her position. County Manager Jaime Laughter said that Raines resigned on June 20 and her effective retirement will be begin July...

 

County, Brevard And Rosman Look To Pool Resources For Water – Brevard NC

The creation of a water authority involving the city of Brevard, the town of Rosman and the county is something that will likely be considered in the near future. This was one of the things that came out of a recent meeting of the Transylvania Natura...

 

Pisgah Thunder Members Have The Look, The Moves – Brevard NC

The popular Pisgah Thunder dance troop has announced it will be making a "presidential" performance during the "Make A Difference" event this Monday, Feb. 15, at Oskar Blues Brewery. Benefiting the...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 2, 2015

County Names New Recreation Manager – Brevard NC

Jared Mull has been named Transylvania County’s new recreation manager. Mull, a Transylvania native, will begin his role on Nov. 9 Most recently, Mull has been the recreation coordinator/supervisor for Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation....

 

Tigers, Blue Devils Volleyball Roll In Last Week's Matches – Transylvania County

It was a clean sweep for Transylvania County volleyball last week as the Rosman Tigers defeated Murphy, while the Brevard Blue Devils easily handled Polk County. The Tigers beat the Bulldogs in five sets 25-17, 23-25, 25-7, 22-25, 15-6. Brevard beat...

 

Pre-Game Block Party Scheduled For Friday – Brevard NC

The carnival atmosphere for the annual rivarly game between the Brevard Blue Devils and the Rosman Tigers will start early this year, with a community block party scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. at...

 

Project Leaders Vital To Operation Christmas Child – Brevard NC

Since 1998, Lois Hughes has had many special memories of helping with the Operation Christmas Child effort at the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Brevard. Her favorite memory is seeing the...

 

August Jobless Increase – Transylvania County NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate increased from 6.6 percent in July to 6.8 percent in August, according to preliminary figures from the state Division of Employment Security (DES). The local jobless numbers only take into account those who...

 

Blue Devils, Tigers Fall at Home

The Brevard High School football team lost to Mitchell by a 14-0 score, while up the road in Rosman, the Tigers fell 14-7 to visiting Madison. See Monday's edition of The Transylvania Times for full details.... Full story

 

'Tiny Homes' Offer New Way Of Living – Brevard NC

Interested in downsizing? The Brevard Tiny House Company (BTHC) is having an open house at the Transylvania Farmers Market from 8 a.m. until noon this Saturday. The BTHC team will be leading tours of...

 

Medical Associates Forced To Relocate – Brevard NC

The Medical Associates of Transylvania medical practice has been temporarily relocated due to facilities issues at their medical office in Brevard. Water damage was discovered last week at the Medical Associates building on Gallimore Road after a...

 

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