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 By Park Baker    News    November 20, 2014 

Missing Man's Body Found-Brevard NC

Little River Swift Water Rescue found the dead body of Andrew Sprinkle about 1 p.m., Friday, after search dogs gave law enforcement a more precise location in the French Broad River. The 31-year-old's...

 
 News    November 20, 2014 

Brevard Music Center President Agrees To Contract Extension-Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) Board of Trustees and President Mark Weinstein have agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep Weinstein at the helm of the institution through its 80th anniversary season in 2016, and beyond. More in...

 
 News    November 20, 2014 

Hospital Recognized As Top Performer-Brevard NC

For the fourth year in a row, Transylvania Regional Hospital has been named one of the nation's top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. More in Monday's...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    November 20, 2014 

Commissioners Support New Elections Office - Brevard NC

Transylvania County could have a new Board of Elections facility, as well as a new EMS/fire substation, after preliminary approval to study both issues from county commissioners at the board’s regular meeting Monday night. Perhaps fittingly, the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 20, 2014 

Hunger Coalition Reminds Public Of Challenges – Brevard NC

Mary Scott Christfield described western Transylvania County as a "food desert," an area void of a full-service grocery store within 10 miles and where the general population is considered low income and lacks transportation. "There are five...

 
 News    November 20, 2014 

Is Large Egg A World Record? Brevard NC

A Transylvania County family is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records after submitting an application for a large chicken egg. Michael and Casey Lance, along with daughter, Calee, are the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    November 20, 2014 

Local Water Needs At Heart Of Panel Talk - Brevard NC

Local water needs was the heart of a panel discussion last Saturday at the “Whose Water is it Anyway?” conference held at Brevard College. The panel included three people who are quite familiar with Transylvania County and its water resources....

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    November 20, 2014 

Brevard City Council Approves Human Relations Committee - Brevard NC

The Brevard City Council Monday approved the committee that will look at whether a new Human Relations Council (HRC) should be established in the city. During its regular meeting, council appointed Darlene O’Dell, Mariana Vazquez and Lynne Joyce....

 
 News    November 20, 2014 

License Tag Office To Close – Pisgah Forest NC

The N.C. license plate agency/tag office in Pisgah Forest, will be closed for the Thanksgiving Day holidays Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28, and will reopen Monday, Dec. 1....

 
 News    November 20, 2014 

Transylvania Times Holiday Printing Schedule

In order to accommodate the 2014 holiday printing schedule, the following deadline changes are being made. For the Monday, Nov. 24 edition, all legals, advertising (classified and display) and news...

 
 News    November 20, 2014 

'Pack The Pantry' Community Food Drive Is Today

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest, WSQL Radio, The Transylvania Times, and Sharing House are working as a team to conduct a community-wide "Pack the Pantry" food drive for the Sharing House pantry on...

 
 News    November 17, 2014

Authorities Halt Search for Andrew Sprinkle, Reward Offered-Brevard NC

Authorities involved in the search for Andrew Sprinkle, the missing person who drove his vehicle into the French Broad River on Saturday night, said Wednesday morning that the search had been called...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 17, 2014

Conference Tackles Water Ownership Question - Brevard NC

Since water is perceived as both a right and a commodity, there is a long history regarding who governs water and how it can be used. That was part of the message delivered by Ryke Longest, keynote speaker at the “Whose Water Is It Anyway?”...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    November 17, 2014

Final Election Results Reveal GOP Dominance - Brevard NC

Canvassing results were released last Friday for the recent election, painting a fairly clear picture of how Republicans were able to carry most every race across the board. The final numbers showed a total of 13,354 votes cast in the county with...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    November 17, 2014

Attorney Recalls 50-Year Career - Brevard NC

While most people who are two months shy of their 80th birthday would have long been retired and moved on to enjoying more leisurely activities, local attorney William "Bill" White can be found most...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 17, 2014

Volunteer Finds Cash Surprise - Brevard NC

Cynnie Bryant, a volunteer at SAFE's Attic in Brevard, was recently going through donations of personal items from the family of an elderly woman who had passed away only to discover a purse...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 17, 2014

Local Facing Child Pornography Charge - Brevard NC

Robert Joseph Lamb, a 28-year-old Brevard resident, is facing charges related to child pornography and drugs. On Wednesday, Oct. 29, the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office received a complaint...

 
 News    November 17, 2014

Ask Us Answered- Brevard NC

Why isn’t the local VFW Post allowed to sell its Buddy Poppies at the local Walmart or Ingles? Aaron Mullins, senior manager for media relations at Walmart, said that the company has a preapproved list of company sponsored charities, such as the Ch...

 
 News    November 17, 2014

Monarch Spotted

The weather has turned distinctly wintry recently, but this Monarch butterfly was spotted last week in Brevard. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 
 News    November 17, 2014

News of Organizations

Democratic Executive Committee The Transylvania County Democratic Party Executive Committee will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Conference Room of the County Community Services Building located at the corner of Morgan...

 
 News    November 13, 2014

Winter Weather Forecast This Weekend

The National Weather Service is predicting wintry weather for Transylvania County this weekend - and the chance of freezing rain on Sunday. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North...

 
 News    November 13, 2014

Investigation Leads To The Arrest Of Brevard Man Connected With Child Pornography

On Wednesday October 29, 2014, the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office received a complaint regarding possible child pornography in the home of a Brevard resident. Deputies immediately began...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    November 13, 2014

Conference Will Ask: 'Whose Water Is It Anyway?' - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s water resources and water management will be the main topics of discussion this Saturday as Brevard College hosts “Whose Water is it Anyway?” a one-day conference focused on discussing and addressing several water issues...

 

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