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Melissa Bowers Joins Steve Owen And Associates - Brevard, NC

Steve Owen & Associates has announced that Melissa Bowers is joining the team as a new agent in the downtown office. Bowers is enthusiastic, friendly and meticulous, bringing new energy into the...

 

Brevard's Pisgah Pest Control Turns 50 Years Old - Brevard, NC

Pisgah Pest Control, headquartered in Brevard, turns 50 years old this month. In May of 1967, John “Murph” Felty founded Pisgah Pest Control. E. Anne Felty, co-owner, said, “In the fall of 1967, John Felty, my father, took a long shot and up...

 

Dollar General Holds Grand Opening In Pisgah Forest

Dollar General’s newest store at 3578 Hender-sonville Highway in Pisgah Forest is open. Dollar General celebrated the store’s official grand opening on Saturday, May 13, at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals. Additionally, the first 50...

 

Businesses Help United Way With Eat Local Shop Local - Brevard, NC

Eat Local Shop Local is United Way of Transylvania County's annual fundraiser focusing on keeping things local. At this point, 34 restaurants, retailers and other businesses have signed on to take...

 

Gaia Herbs Certified As Living Wage Employer - Brevard, NC

Gaia Herbs, North America's leading herbal brand, is now a living wage employer, as certified by the Living Wage Coalition of Transylvania County (LWCTC). "At Gaia, our people are our strength, and...

 

VISION Alumni And Current Members To Meet - Brevard, NC

On Thursday, May 25, the VISION alumni group will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 in the DFR room to explore opportunities for community engagement. More specifically, the group will engage with leaders from Davidson River School and Rosman Elementary School...

 
 By Park Baker    Business    May 11, 2017

Transylvania County Certified As Work Ready Community - Brevard, NC

Officials from the North Carolina Chamber Foundation have approved Transylvania County as an NC Works Certified Work Ready Community. The announcement was made last week at the Blue Ridge Community College Brevard campus to an audience of local key...

 

Brevard Women Entrepreneurs Plan Empowerment Scholarship Fundraiser - Brevard, NC

Brevard Women Entrepreneurs (BWE), a local networking group is hosting a fundraising event for a BWE Empowerment Scholarship for female seniors at Brevard and Rosman High School. They are holding a Ladies Night Out event to celebrate women, women...

 

Consignments Of Brevard To Open Second Location - Brevard, NC

Are you downsizing, getting ready to sell a house or cleaning out an estate? Are you trying to decide what to do with furniture and décor that you don’t want to keep? Are you looking for furniture for your own home or outfitting a vacation...

 

Mayberry's To Celebrate Seventh Year In Business

Mayberry’s Just Good Food in downtown Brevard is celebrating its 7th birthday for a full week starting on Monday, May 8 through Sunday, May 14. The original goal of Mayberry’s was to be a solid anchor in the downtown dining scene. After 7 years,...

 

Fisher Realty Celebrates 40 Years Of Service - Brevard, NC

Fisher Realty is currently celebrating its 40th year of service to clients throughout western North Carolina. Founded in 1977 by Brevard native Lloyd Fisher, Fisher Realty began as a one-man,...

 

KEIR Acquires SpeedStone - Brevard, NC

KEIR Manufacturing, Inc., of Brevard has announced the acquisition of the SpeedStone product line from Blackstone Supply LLC of Eugene, Ore. The SpeedStone line of resin-bonded jointer stone abrasives for automated wood jointing operations was...

 

Local Financial Advisor Honored For Performance - Brevard, NC

Mark A Tilley, financial advisor with Edward Jones in Transylvania, attended the Edward Jones Managing Partner’s Conference April 19-21 in San Antonio, Texas. The prestigious annual event honors the top 400 of the firm’s more than 14,000...

 

Jan Newsome Receives President's Circle Award - Brevard, NC

At the Phoenix Con-vention Center on March 12-14, six brokers from Great Smokys Realty were honored for their exceptional sales production for 2016. Jan Newsome of Brevard was one of the six award winners. She was awarded the President’s Circle...

 

Women's Business Showcase to Mix Fun, Business

Organizers say the 2017 Women's Business Showcase will mix lots of fun with business. It's being hosted by Connestee Falls on April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in its Overlook Clubhouse with activities...

 

Hooper Agency Adds Life And Financial Specialist

Tara McDonald has joined the T.J. Hooper Agency. McDonald comes to them as an experienced financial advisor with a diverse background teaching college sociology, campus ministry, and owning CoachWrite Editing & Writing before she got into financial...

 

Mandi, Josh Burdette Join Looking Glass Realty Team

Looking Glass Realty has announced that Josh and Mandi Burdette have joined their team of real estate brokers. Josh has been a licensed broker for more than 20 years, specializing in residential and...

 

Real Estate Transactions For March Announced

The following real estate transactions for March were recorded at the Register of Deeds Office. The transactions are divided into two categories: individual and business. Individual March 10, Charles R. Dodson, Della M. Dodson, Hilda D. Arnette,...

 

Chamber Of Commerce Surprises Businesses Along 276

The loud and proud members of the Chamber's Surprise Patrol were at it again. The group made their way to four member businesses located in the Cedar Mountain area, equipped with noise makers, balloon...

 

SylvanSport Continues International Expansion

SylvanSport has been expanding the reach of their award-winning GO camping trailer and revolutionary GO Easy gear hauler throughout North America. Based on the idea of lightweight versatility, with...

 

Picturing The Past: Brevard Businesses Were Quite Varied

For the past several weeks Picturing the Past has been featuring photographs from inside Bre-vard's businesses. Drug stores, restaurants, barber and beauty shops, department stores, furniture stores...

 

Small Business Rally Boosts United Way Pledge Totals

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) and Perfect Balance Physical Therapy (PBPT) collaborated to produce the second annual Small Business Rally. The campaign raised money for United Way and...

 

SylvanSport Launches 40-Day Giveaway, New Camping App

Continuing Sylvan-Sport’s commitment to innovative campaigns and partnerships, the company is partnering with new camping app (Android and iOS) “The Dyrt,” a better way to search for campgrounds, similar to Yelp but for camping. Together, the...

 

Two Transylvania County Employers 'Living Wage' Certified

Two large Transylvania County employers with a total of 290 employees have been certified as living wage employers by the Living Wage Coalition of Transylvania County (LWCTC). Gaia Herbs with 239 employees and Brevard Academy with 51 employees and...

 

Gaia Herbs Supports Upcoming Tech Conference - Brevard, NC

As Gaia Herbs (gaiaherbs.com), the leading herbal brand in North America, continues to expand, their reliance on technology does too. From their groundbreaking Meet Your Herbs online traceability...

 

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