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 News    August 29, 2016 

Commissioners OK 50,000-Square-Foot New Building Plan - Brevard NC

Transylvania commissioners have approved a project that will help create jobs and, they believe, ultimately generate funds to reinvest in economic development efforts in the county. The proposed...

 
 News    August 29, 2016 

Chamber Hosting Candidate Forum At The Library - Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates’ forum at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the library’s Rogow Room. Candidates for the Board of Education Board, N.C. House of Representatives (District 113), and N.C. Senate...

 
 News    August 29, 2016 

Driver License Mobile Unit Now In Place- Brevard NC

A mobile unit is now open to the public at the site of the Brevard Driver License Office. The DMV mobile unit is located in the parking lot of the Brevard office at 50 Commerce St. and offers driver...

 
 News    August 29, 2016 

BHS Band Leader Placed On Administrative Leave - Brevard NC

James Leatherwood, Brevard High School’s band leader, has been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation of an assault allegation from a student. According to School Superintendent Jeff McDaris, the assault allegation...

 
 News    August 29, 2016 

Brandenburg To Lead Youth Strings - Brevard NC

Stefanie Brandenburg has been named the new administrator for Transylvania Youth Strings. Brandenburg and her husband, Jim, who used to work at Gaia Herbs and is now the head of Transylvania...

 
 News    August 25, 2016

DMV Has Mobile Unit At Brevard Driver License Office-Brevard NC

A mobile unit is now open to the public at the site of the Brevard Driver License Office. The DMV mobile unit is located in the parking lot of the Brevard office at 50 Commerce St. and offers driver...

 
 News    August 25, 2016

Medical Issue May Have Caused Wreck – Brevard NC

A medical issue may have caused a driver to operate erratically, eventually crashing into another vehicle head on near Little Mountain on Asheville Highway Tuesday morning. John Campbell, 25, of Balsa...

 
 News    August 25, 2016

Connestee Falls Appoints New GM – Connestee Falls NC

Connestee Falls Property Owners Association (CFPOA) has announced the arrival of Keith Lamb, new general manager for the planned community. "I am pleased to be a part of the Connestee Falls team and...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 25, 2016

Phone Company Crews Fix Problem – Brevard NC

Some Comporium customers in Transylvania County went nearly two hours without phone service on Tuesday morning. Frank Porter, general manager of Comporium Brevard, said crews were conducting standard maintenance Tuesday morning in Rosman about 10:10...

 
 News    August 25, 2016

Angela McElwee Picked As Gaia Herb's President – Brevard NC

Gaia Herbs has announced that Angela McElwee will move into the role of company president, effective immediately. McElwee, with 23 years of experience in the natural products industry, will assume day-to-day operations, enabling founder and CEO Ric...

 
 News    August 25, 2016

McCrory Makes Edwards' Appointment Official

Gov. Pat McCrory made it official last Friday, appointing Chuck Edwards as a member of the N.C. State Senate, representing District 48, which includes Transylvania County. McCrory's appointment comes...

 
 News    August 25, 2016

BHS Teacher Placed On Leave Pending Investigation Of Assault Charges

Transylvania County Schools has announced that a Brevard High School teacher, Band Director James Leatherwood, has been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation of an assault allegation from a student. The following...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 22, 2016

Jury: Man Not Guilty In Crossbow Accident – Brevard NC

The man accused of shooting another man with a crossbow and killing him in 2014 was found not guilty by a Transylvania County jury last week. Boyce Walter Stepp, 56, of 810 Glenn Bridge Road, Arden, was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter...

 
 News    August 22, 2016

Brevard College Students Return To Campus

Brevard College students are back in town, and college officials anticipate overall enrollment to be more than 700. The exact number won't be known until later, however. This fall, the amount of appli...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    August 22, 2016

Planning Board Reaches Compromise On 2025 Plan – Brevard NC

The draft document of the 2025 Transylvania County Comprehensive Plan was unanimously approved Thursday by the county’s Planning Board. The document, which will guide policy and development issues in the county for the next several years, now goes...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 22, 2016

Trout Unlimited Receives Funding For River Study – Brevard NC

The Pisgah chapter of Trout Unlimited has secured funding for an environmental impact study on the Davidson River. Graduate students from Clemson University, under the guidance of a professor of entomology, will study the populations of macro...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 22, 2016

Medical Issue May Have Caused Tuesday Wreck-Brevard NC

A medical issue may have caused a driver to operate erratically, eventually crashing into another vehicle head on near Little Mountain on Asheville Highway Tuesday morning. John Campbell, 25, of...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 18, 2016

Lake Toxaway Man Gets 20 Years For Rape Of 7-Year-Old - Brevard NC

A Lake Toxaway man was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison after admitting to raping his then 7-year-old stepdaughter in 2013 and 2014. Paulino E. Salas, 30, was sentenced to a minimum of 240...

 
 News    August 18, 2016

Officials Warn About Rabies After Infected Fox Bites Individual - Brevard NC

Officials are encouraging people to protect themselves and their pets against rabies after a rabid fox bit a person on Aug. 13 near Franklin Park in Brevard. A second fox was captured by Brevard police officers and Transylvania County Animal...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 18, 2016

Board Of Elections Sets Number Of Hours For Upcoming Early Voting - Brevard NC

Last week, the Transylvania County Board of Elections voted to increase the number of early voting hours from what it originally planned. Across the state, Board of Elections have had to take another look at early voting hours after a U.S. District...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 18, 2016

Questions Raised About Sixth-Grade Sports -Brevard NC

A recent decision by the state to allow sixth grade students to participate in interscholastic sports has raised a number of questions and concerns, Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Jeff McDaris told the Board of Education at its meeting Mo...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 18, 2016

Cigarette May Have Caused Sunday Fire - Brevard NC

Family members of the woman injured in the mobile home fire on Sunday said the fire probably started from a cigarette. According to Transylvania County Fire Marshall Gerald Grose, 49-year-old Lynette Ward, who lived in the See Off Mountain Road...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 18, 2016

Council Delays Vote On Short-Term Rentals - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has tabled a vote on a proposed ordinance that would allow and regulate short-term rentals in city limits despite public support for the ordinance. During its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, the council delayed a vote and...

 
 News    August 18, 2016

Probart Street Sidewalk Project Underway - Brevard NC

Work began Monday to build 3,500 linear feet of new sidewalk on Probart Street in Brevard. The sidewalk will extend from the Railroad Avenue intersection to Adante Lane, near Brevard Music Center....

 

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