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 News    December 18, 2014 

Driver License Offices Close Dec. 24-27 For Christmas Holiday

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles' driver license offices and license plate agencies will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 24 through Saturday, Dec. 27 in observance of the Christmas...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    December 18, 2014 

City Council Moving Toward Backing Ecusta Trail – Brevard NC

Brevard City Council moved closer to formally supporting the proposed Ecusta Trail Monday. During its regular meeting, Councilman Charlie Landreth asked council to consider including a resolution supporting the Ecusta Trail on the January meeting age...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 18, 2014 

Board Supports Teachers' Pay Plan - Brevard NC

Newly elected Board of Education members Betty Scruggs and Marty Griffin were sworn in Monday as the board decided to take a different approach in compensating teachers than is being proposed by...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 18, 2014 

Academy Postpones Anti-Bullying Policy - Brevard NC

The Brevard Academy: Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors postponed taking any action on a proposed anti-bullying policy at their meeting Monday night. Chairman Warrant Alston said the board had been approached at a previous meeting by...

 
 News    December 18, 2014 

Commissioners Have Other Roles – Brevard NC

The naming of Transylvania Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins to the board of directors of the new Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) highlighted the vital roles that commissioners often take on beyond their elected duties,...

 
 News    December 18, 2014 

Bednarek Named Interim McDowell Hospital President - Brevard NC

Mission Health has announced the appointment of Bob Bednarek as interim president of McDowell Hospital, beginning Jan. 1. Bednarek, who served for 18 years as president and CEO of Transylvania Regional Hospital. will assume this interim role after...

 
 News    December 18, 2014 

Candlelight Vigil

About 100 people gathered on the steps of the Transylvania County Courthouse Monday evening in remembrance of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men killed by white police officers in Ferguson,...

 
 News    December 18, 2014 

Grand Jury Indicts Michael Rogers On Two Felony Counts-Brevard, N.C.

Former School Board member Michael Rogers was indicted Dec. 9 in Pickens County, S.C., on one felony count of conspiracy and one felony count of obstructing justice. The charges stem from the...

 
 News    December 15, 2014

Bednarek To Serve As McDowell Hospital President -Brevard NC

Mission Health has announced the appointment of Bob Bednarek as interim president of McDowell Hospital, beginning Jan. 1. Bednarek will assume this interim role upon the departure of Lynn Boggs, who...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 15, 2014

Wife Recalls Shooting Incident- Brevard NC

Sandra Blythe said her husband, Timothy Grant, was shot and killed Dec. 5 after an altercation with two other men on Brevard Road. Blythe’s statement to the Brevard Police Department (BPD) was used to establish probable cause for the issue of a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 15, 2014

Suspect In Little Caesars' Robbery Arrested - Brevard NC

Local law enforcement officers have made an arrest in connection with the alleged armed robbery Dec. 5 of Little Caesars Pizza. The Brevard Police Department arrested and charged Barry Glenn Wyrick,...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    December 15, 2014

County Employees Recognized During Luncheon - Brevard NC

It was an afternoon of food, friendship and honors as Transylvania County employees held their annual luncheon Friday at the Brevard Community Church. Aside from the food and pleasant conversation,...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    December 15, 2014

Board Tackles Comprehensive Plan - Brevard NC

Members of the Transylvania County Planning Board continued discussions Thursday regarding the county’s 2025 comprehensive plan, specifically addressing the draft version of a community survey, as well as the definition of the plan itself. At the...

 
 News    December 15, 2014

Choosing A Gift

Young Scarlet Major gets some help Friday looking over the gift baskets at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Arrest Made In Connection With Little Caesars Robbery -Brevard NC

Local law enforcement has made an arrest in connection with the alleged armed robbery Dec. 5 of Little Caesars Pizza. The Brevard Police Department arrested Barry Glenn Wyrick, 55, was arrested...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    December 11, 2014

Audit: County Fund Balance Increases In FY14 - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s financial audit for fiscal year 2014 revealed an increase of more than $1.5 million in the county’s general fund balance, with unassigned fund balance increasing just over $200,000. The audit findings were presented during...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    December 11, 2014

Planner: Density A Better Deal For Cities - Brevard NC

The more dense development found in downtown Brevard is a better property tax revenue generator for the city than a large spread-out development, such as the Forest Gate Shopping Center. That was one of the conclusions by Joe Minicozzi, a planner...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Jobless Rate Falls In October - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate decreased from 6 percent in September to 5.5 percent in October, according to preliminary figures from the state Division of Employment Security. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Shooting Still Being Investigated - Brevard NC

The shooting death Saturday of Pisgah Forest resident Timothy Wayne Grant is still under investigation as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office. No further information on the case has been rel...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    December 11, 2014

County Administration Building Officially Open - Brevard NC

The public got its first look at the county's new administration building during an open house event that followed a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday. The administration building was renovated...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Brevard Music Center Announces Its 2015 Season Lineup - Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and BMC Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program. Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Christmas Arrives In Tiger Town

Sunny conditions greeted those who took part in or watched last Sunday's Christmas parade in Rosman. (Times photo by Robbie Robertson)...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Transylvania Youth Strings Open For Renowned Violinist

Members of the Transylvania Youth Strings play in the lobby of Brevard College's Porter Center for Performing Arts. They opened for renowned violinist Mark O'Connor Monday Night.(Times Photo by...

 

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