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 By Derek McKissock    News    August 21, 2014 

City Hoping To Create New 25-Acre Park - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council approved real estate contracts Monday that could eventually see the creation of a 25-acre park in the Rosenwald community. The contracts, which could be finalized in mid-October after the city conducts its due diligence, call...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Group Backs EDO Change - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Partnership, Inc., recently polled its membership and received overwhelming support “to transform the Partnership into the new Economic Development Organization (EDO),” according to Frank Porter, the Partnership’s chairman....

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 21, 2014 

Brevard Academy Begins The School Year - Brevard NC

Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy opened the new school year last Thursday, with a new director, Barbara Grimm, and record enrollment. "Brevard Academy is in its 17th year, and with...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 21, 2014 

Smoky Mountain Center Celebrates Anniversary - Brevard NC

Smoky Mountain Center, the Managed Care Organization (MCO) responsible for Medicaid and state funding for mental health, substance abuse and intellectual/developmental disability services across most of western North Carolina, held a celebration...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    August 21, 2014 

Genie Products Sold, But It's Business As Usual - Brevard NC

Genie Products on the Old Rosman Highway has been bought by Praxair Surface Technologies, a leading global provider of engineered protective coatings and thermal spray equipment and consumables. “It’s business as usual at Genie Products, where th...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 18, 2014

BC Students Return In 'Record' Numbers - Brevard NC

Whether it's increased enrollment for a third consecutive year or the number of renovations and construction projects on campus, one thing is clear – Brevard College has come a long way since...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    August 18, 2014

Caldwell Street Widening Project Delayed- Brevard NC

The South Caldwell street widening project in Brevard has been delayed until next summer at the earliest, impacting other proposed projects in the city. The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) had initially planned to begin constructing two...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 18, 2014

Glen Cannon Homeowners Hold 'Brainstorming' Session - Brevard NC

In what was described by some as a “brainstorming session” approximately 100 Glen Cannon homeowners attended an open forum last Thursday with Josh Leder, who purchased the property earlier this year, to discuss the current status of the property...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 18, 2014

School Superintendent Gives Feedback On State Budget- Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Jeff McDaris said the teacher raises in the state budget are “well deserved” but the way they have been structured hasn’t pleased most teachers. North Carolina teachers were given a 7 percent pay...

 
 News    August 18, 2014

Accident Victim Critical - Brevard NC

Around 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jimmy Eugene Markee, a 49-year old Brevard resident, was struck by a vehicle while crossing the Asheville Highway at Chestnut Street, according to the Brevard Police Department. A 47-year-old Brevard resident was driving...

 
 News    August 18, 2014

Superior Court Session Wraps Up After Pleas - Brevard NC

Judge Phillip C. Ginn presided over several plea agreements and other matters during the final day of Criminal Superior Court in Transylvania County last Wednesday. Jason Melton Gravley was found guilty of attempting to traffic methadone and...

 
 News    August 18, 2014

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

Who owns the derelict building at #46 West Main Street in Brevard? An old sign on the building says “Brevard Emporium.” Can’t the city force property owners to maintain their buildings? Property ownership information is available online at...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Accident Victim In Critical Condition-Brevard NC

Around 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jimmy Eugene Markee, a 49-year old Brevard resident, was struck by a vehicle while crossing the Asheville Highway at Chestnut Street, according to the Brevard Police...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

New Principal Named At Rosman High - Rosman NC

Donivan Edwards has been named as the new Rosman High School principal. The Board of Education made the announcement during a special meeting Tuesday morning. Rosman will be Edwards' fourth principal...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 14, 2014

Horrors Of Holocaust Recalled - Brevard NC

Walter Ziffer – who survived four years at seven different Nazi labor camps during World War II, losing several family members - said there are countless images that, while he may wish to, he will...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 14, 2014

Judge Hears Pleas In Superior Court - Brevard NC

Judge C. Phillip Ginn presided over several plea agreements and other matters during the first two days of Criminal Superior Court in Transylvania County. Michael Kitchen, who is charged with felony resisting a public officer, had his case continued...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Section Of City Bike/Hike Path To Close - Brevard NC

Public Service Natural Gas (PSNC) has a failing valve located at their substation off U.S. 64 east, south of St. Timothy’s United Methodist Church, directly adjacent to the city of Brevard’s bike/hike path. PSNC is beginning to work, with the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 14, 2014

Property Reappraisal Will Be Challenging, Reid Says- Rosman NC

County Tax Collector David Reid told members of the Rosman Board of Aldermen Tuesday night that the upcoming property reappraisal scheduled for 2016 will be challenging due to a decrease in the tax base. “That’s going to be an unusual...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Tickets Available For Reich Talk - Brevard NC

Economic analyst and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich will be the 2014 J. R. McDowell Speaker, sponsored by the Transylvania County Library Foundation in partnership with Brevard College....

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Law And Order

Marc Richardson Landreth, 30, was arrested Aug. 8 by the Sheriff’s Office and charged with felony first-degree burglary, felony larceny and felony possession of stolen property. He was placed on a $60,000 bond. Jessica Renee Landreth, 33, was...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Wild Life

This young coyote was recently spotted off Osborne Road. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Artist At Work

Sarah Sneeden works on a portrait at her Sherwood Forest studio. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 
 News    August 11, 2014

Section of Bike/Hike Path To Temporarily Close-Brevard NC

Public Service Natural Gas (PSNC) has a failing valve located at their substation off U.S. 64 east, south of St. Timothy's United Methodist Church, directly adjacent to the city of Brevard's...

 

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