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 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 29, 2015 

Champion Park Pool Needs Expensive Repairs - Rosman, NC

Transylvania County commissioners intend to keep Champion Pool in Rosman open for the upcoming summer season, but the long-term future of one of the county's only public pools remains unclear pending...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    News    January 29, 2015 

Father, Son Bring Down Huge Boar - Brevard NC

Legends persist of rare and giant wild animals – Sasquatch, the Yeti, Chupacabra, Hogzilla - which make shadowy appearances on grainy film or video or show up in obviously doctored proofs. But a...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Inn Closed For The Season - Brevard NC

The Greystone Inn in Lake Toxaway is closed this year and will reopen spring 2016 after a multi-million dollar restoration. Local property owners and booked guests were informed about the closing by...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 29, 2015 

Sheriff's Office To Get Body Cameras - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners approved a budget amendment Monday night that will equip nearly all full-time sheriff’s deputies with new body cameras. The amendment allows the Sheriff’s Office to spend $26,700 on body cameras. That funding...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 29, 2015 

Pisgah Pete Prepares To Prognosticate - Brevard NC

Members of the Brevard community are attempting to steal the spotlight from Punxsutawney, Pa., with their own cold-front prognosticator, Pisgah Pete. Pete, a white squirrel, will search for his...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Prescribed Burns Planned For Gorges - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles about prescribed burns. Prescribed burns are a common occurrence in the western North Carolina mountains, and a prescribed fire regimen is coming to Gorges State Park. The mission of State Pa...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

Duke To Trim Trees – Transylvania County NC

Duke Energy will be performing scheduled tree trimming in Brevard and Transylvania County. Be aware that this activity may affect your property. Asplundh is the contractor performing the work and the supervisor is Jaimie Crane. If you have questions...

 
 News    January 29, 2015 

HOB Meeting

At the Heart of Brevard's annual meeting Monday, the Transylvania Community Arts Council was presented with its Main Street Champion Award for 2014. Left to right are the HOB's Heath Seymour, the...

 
 News    January 26, 2015

Sheriff: Wife Confesses To Husband's Murder - Brevard NC

After initially pleading her innocence, Sandy Blythe now faces a murder charge in connection with the Dec. 5 shooting death of her husband, Tim Grant. After a lengthy investigation, the 63-year-old...

 
 News    January 26, 2015

New BHS Coach Named - Brevard NC

At a special meeting Friday, the Transylvania County Board of Education approved the employment of Craig Pritchett as the new head football coach at Brevard High School. Pritchett is currently the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 26, 2015

McDaris Upset By Franklin Charge - Brevard NC

Transylvania County School Superintendent Jeff McDaris said he was shocked and saddened by the recent arrest of former Brevard High School band director Kenneth Franklin on multiple counts of an alleged sexual relationship he had with a student last...

 
 News    January 26, 2015

Mission Institutes Visitor Limitation Policy-Brevard NC

Influenza (flu) activity throughout North Carolina has decreased; however, Mission Health asks that family and friends continue to limit their visits to patients in the hospital. Mission Health has lifted the Visitor Restriction Policy and...

 
 News    January 26, 2015

More Plans Revealed For Downtown Site-Breavrd NC

As construction continues at the corner of Jordan and South Broad streets in Brevard, the developers have announced more plans for the site. The Farmacy, Brevard's first cold-pressed juice and...

 
 News    January 26, 2015

Ask Us Answered -Brevard NC

I keep hearing people talk about parts of the county being a “food desert,” and that there is no supermarket between Sav-Mor on the Rosman Highway near Brevard and the Ingles in Cashiers. Isn’t there a grocery store in Rosman? Yes, there is an...

 
 News    January 26, 2015

Charges Upgraded In Howard's Rock Case - Brevard NC

Charges against Pisgah Forest resident Micah Rogers have been upgraded in the case involving the damaging of Clemson University’s Howard’s Rock and the theft of a portion of it. In a press release last Wednesday, 13th Circuit Solicitor Walt...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 26, 2015

Fire Damages Family Of Seven's Brevard Home - Brevard NC

A family of seven, with three dogs, is staying in a local motel after a fire Wednesday afternoon damaged their Brevard home. Transylvania County Emergency Services received a 911 call at 4:48 p.m....

 
 News    January 26, 2015

Good To Be Back

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4309 officially re-opened Saturday in a celebration involving a room full of veterans and their families. The Post's building on Nicholson Creek Road in Brevard was...

 
 News    January 22, 2015

Wife Faces Murder Charge In Husband's Death-Brevard

Sandy Blythe faces murder charges in connection with the shooting death of her husband, Tim Grant, on Dec. 5. An investigation into Grant's death began on Dec. 5, according to a Sheriff's Office new release Wednesday evening. On Dec. 5, Blythe...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 22, 2015

Fire Displaces Family Of Seven-Brevard N.C.

A family of seven, with three dogs, is staying in a local motel after a fire Wednesday afternoon damaged their Brevard home. Transylvania County Emergency Services received a 911 call at 4:48 p.m. abo...

 
 News    January 22, 2015

Charges Upgraded In Clemson University Howard's Rock Case -Brevard NC

Charges against Pisgah Forest resident Micah Rogers have been upgraded in the case involving the damaging of Clemson University's Howard's Rock and the theft of a portion of it. In a press release Wednesday, 13th Circuit Solicitor Walt Wilkins said...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 22, 2015

Three Flu-Related Deaths Reported In County - Brevard NC

Three Transylvania County residents have died from the flu since the beginning of the year, according to the Health Department, but officials believe the worst of the flu season may be over. Between October and Jan. 10, according to the latest...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 22, 2015

Election Spending Numbers Are Up - Brevard NC

Last year’s election season provided some of the more heated contests in recent memory and also, for several candidates, proved to be quite expensive, as well. The Transylvania County Board of Elections recently finished reviewing the fourth...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    January 22, 2015

No Place Like Home For Ted - Brevard NC

All Ted Tawney wants is to continue living in his Brevard home and to be able to come and to go as he pleases. Tawney, who is confined to a wheelchair, has cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 22, 2015

Public To Get Comprehensive Plan Overview - Brevard NC

After several months of preliminary work, the community will get its first insight into the county’s 2025 Comprehensive Plan at a meeting scheduled for later this month. The Transylvania County Planning Board has worked on establishing the framewor...

 

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