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 By Matt McGregor    News    January 23, 2017

Fire Chief Seeking Night Staffing – Brevard NC

Brevard Fire Chief Craig Budzinski presented to City Council last week why he believes two staffers should be on duty from 5 p.m. to midnight., each day, at the department “Our request is to add two firefighters for evening coverage in this coming...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 23, 2017

Chamber Celebrates Top Businesses – Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce celebrated members, volunteers and sponsors during its 94th annual gala Saturday night at the Brevard College Porter Center. "Tonight is a night of big...

 

Chamber Recognizes Special Groups, Individuals – Brevard NC

Platinum sponsors include Brevard IT Solutions, Brevard Music Center, College Walk Retirement Community, Domokur Architects, Duke Energy, Egolf Brevard, Food Matters Market, Oskar Blues, The...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 23, 2017

TNRC Hears How County Is Marketed – Brevard NC

Josh Hallingse, director of the Transylvania Economic Alliance, recently spoke about his group’s marketing efforts at the regular Transylvania Natural Resources Commission meeting. The Alliance is a public/private economic development entity that...

 

Manufacturing Company Announces Expansion Plans – Brevard NC

Automated Tool & Machine, an advanced manufacturing company located in Transylvania County, has announced plans to acquire, relocate and transform an existing roughly 50,000-square-foot industrial building located on the Old Rosman Highway. “Our co...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 19, 2017 

Law May Impact Art, PE, Music In Schools – Brevard NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education Tuesday night expressed concern about legislation that could cause the school system to do away with art, music and physical education in the elementary schools. According to Superintendent Dr. Je...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 19, 2017 

City: County Needs To Fund Rec. Plan – Brevard NC

Brevard City Council wants the county to commit to some sort of funding before it even considers backing a combined parks and recreation authority for both entities. During its regular meeting Monday, council voted to table discussion of the top...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 19, 2017 

Local Employer, Employee Challenges Discussed – Brevard NC

Members of the local business community and local government met recently to discuss how they can work together to overcome challenges in economic development and on ways to improve child care, affordable housing, mental health treatment and social...

 

Bossert To Again Challenge Edwards – Brevard NC

Whether a special election is held this year or the regularly scheduled election is held in 2018, Norm Bossert plans to again challenge incumbent Chuck Edwards for the N.C. Senate District 48 seat. In a news release Bossert, a Democrat from Pisgah Fo...

 

Miss Bengal 2017 Crowned – Rosman NC

Cady Suddeth (second from left) was crowned Miss Bengal Monday during the annual pageant at Rosman High School. The first runner up was Emma Henderson (second from right). Meredith Maiken (far right)...

 

I Have A Dream – Brevard NC

Students from Rise & Shine took part in Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Brevard College's Porter Center. (Times photo by Park Baker)...

 

New Foundation Receives $1 Million Property Gift – Brevard NC

For 10 years, Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney dreamed of creating a foundation to support his department's charitable activities for Transylvania County youth. Thanks to perseverance, a...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 16, 2017

Rosman Highway Sees Second Fatal Accident Last Week – Brevard NC

Thomas Corban McCall, 68, faces three charges after a fatal accident on the Rosman Highway Thursday that left 61-year-old Mildred Elizabeth Norton dead. McCall has been charged with misdemeanor death...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 16, 2017

Academy Parent Upset At 'Knife' Incident – Brevard NC

A parent whose children attend Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy expressed his frustration last week to the school’s board of directors that an incident involving a child who had apparently brandished a knife had not been handled...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 16, 2017

Congressional Move On Public Lands Concerns Some – Brevard NC

On its first day in session, the 115th Congress passed a provision that makes it easier to sell off or turn over control of federal public lands to states. U.S. Rep Mark Meadows, who represents the 11th District in western North Carolina, including T...

 

Unity Breakfast

The food didn't cook itself Saturday morning. These ladies proudly cooked breakfast for those who attended.(Times photos by Park Baker)...

 

A Free Bus Training Class Is Offered – Brevard NC

A free training course will be offered Jan. 17, 19 and 20 in the Board Room at Morris Education Center. Another class will be offered in Henderson County Jan. 24-26. Dennis Miller, a DMV representative, will conduct the training sessions each day...

 

Connector Work Continues – Brevard NC

Work has been continuing on the new connector road between the Asheville Highway and the New Hendersonville Highway in Pisgah Forest. (Above) A bridge will be constructed over the Davidson River to...

 

NEW: Driver Faces Three Charges In Fatal Rosman Highway Accident-Brevard NC

Thomas Corban McCall, 68, faces three charges after a fatal accident on the Rosman Highway Thursday that left 61-year-old Mildred Elizabeth Norton dead. McCall has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, misdemeanor driving while impair...

 

State Officials Remind Public To Get Flu Vaccination – Brevard NC

Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears. Three influenza-associated deaths were reported during the week ending Dec. 31, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 12, 2017

Woman Dies In Rosman Highway Vehicle Accident – Brevard NC

A 76-year-old woman, Dorothy Drake, died Tuesday afternoon in a wreck on the Rosman Highway, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. The collision occurred at 3:16 p.m. at the intersection of Rosman Highway and Green Road, forcing the highway to be...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 12, 2017

After Rezoning Fails, Property Owner Must Wait 12 Months – Brevard NC

John Johnson will have to wait roughly 12 months to try and seek rezoning of property behind Egolf Motors in Brevard between the dealership he once ran and the Straus Park subdivision. In a special called meeting, Jan. 3, Brevard City Council denied...

 

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