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 News    May 26, 2016 

Grimm Out As Brevard Academy Director-Brevard NC

In special meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy decided not to renew the contract of director Barbara Grimm for the next school year. Warren Alston,...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 26, 2016 

Song Memorializes Young Soldier's Sacrifice-Brevard NC

This Saturday, the annual Memorial Day Parade will again be held in downtown Brevard as a time to remember those who died while serving in the Armed Forces. For Transylvania County native Lynn...

 
 News    May 26, 2016 

Ecusta Trail Backers Upset At Board - Brevard NC

The removal of language supporting the Ecusta Trail from the proposed 2025 Comprehensive Plan for the county has upset the trail’s backers. At the same time, language that says the county should promote multi-use trails remains in the plan. Nancy...

 
 News    May 26, 2016 

Squirrel Box Derby Returning To 'Jailhouse Hill' - Brevard NC

On Saturday, the Squirrel Box Derby will return after a one-year break. Organizers said registrations are streaming in for racers, volunteers and sponsors who want to enjoy the new, one-day format...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 26, 2016 

EMS, Others Waiting On Study - Brevard NC

The county department tasked with providing emergency help is asking for its own help. The Transylvania County EMS department was recently denied a request for an additional 10 positions by County Manager Jaime Laughter in her proposed budget for...

 
 News    May 26, 2016 

Early Voting Begins For Congressional Primary -Brevard NC

On June 7, another primary election will take place. In Transylvania County, there will be a Democratic ballot, with the partisan office of U.S. House of Representatives District 11 race and the nonpartisan office of N.C. Supreme Court Associate...

 
 News    May 26, 2016 

N.C. Insurance Chief Visits Brevard - Brevard NC

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin was in Brevard on Monday, meeting with local insurance agents discussing state insurance issues as well as using the opportunity to stump for his reelection...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 23, 2016

Whitmire Wants Partisan Elections For School Board - Brevard NC

State Rep. Chris Whitmire has introduced a bill that would make the Transylvania Board of Education partisan during election time. If approved, the bill would require those running for a seat on the...

 
 News    May 23, 2016

Brevard College Getting New Athletic Facility - Brevard NC

Plans for a new on-campus turf facility have been approved by a unanimous vote of the Brevard College Board of Trustees, giving several athletic programs a new home. The facility will be built on...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 23, 2016

Brevard Man Gets 17 Years In Prison For Child Porn - Brevard NC

A Brevard man will spend more than 17 years in federal prison after admitting to having and sharing child pornography. Robert J. Lamb, 30, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger to 207 months in prison on the child pornography...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 23, 2016

Top Local Educators Celebrated - Brevard NC

Kristi Clark, a second grade teacher at Pisgah Forest Elementary School, received the Teacher of the Year award for Transylvania County Schools Friday during an awards luncheon held at the Lutheran...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 23, 2016

Toxaway Association Put 'On Notice' - Brevard NC

The Lake Toxaway Homeowners Association (LTHA) has been sent a certified "Notice of Violation" from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality for failing to maintain stream flow standards. The...

 
 News    May 23, 2016

Sheriff Would Like Special Reserve Fund Created - Brevard NC

By the end of this fiscal year on June 30, Sheriff David Mahoney estimates roughly $2.6 million in revenues will have been generated from housing inmates from other counties, from commissary and phone funds, and other revenue streams since the...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 19, 2016

Brevard Man Gets 17 Years In Prison In Child Pornography Case-Brevard NC

A Brevard man will spend more than 17 years in federal prison after admitting to having and sharing child pornography. Robert J. Lamb, 30, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger to 207...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

DA: Henderson Sheriff's Deputies Cleared In Fatal Shooting-Brevard NC

The three Henderson County Sheriff's Deputies involved in the shooting death of 60-year-old Kay Campbell last month have been cleared of any criminal prosecution, according to District Attorney Greg Newman. "It is customary in these situations for...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Pisgah Forest Elementary's Kristi Clark Named Teacher Of The Year-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools today recognized staff achievements. Kristi Clark (third from left) was named teacher of the year, while Amanda Metcalf (second from left) was named teacher assistant of...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 19, 2016

Water, Sewer Projects Have Big Impact On City Budget - Brevard NC

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland Monday presented a $34.9 million proposed budget for the 2016/2017 fiscal year, a more than $10 million increase. The budget also includes a .75-cent tax increase, which would pay for manning the fire station at...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 19, 2016

School Board Upset At Budget- Brevard NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night expressed their disappointment that the county budget funds roughly two-thirds of the amount requested next year for capital needs. The school board requested $2,753,139 for capital...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 19, 2016

Jim Fatland Runs A City, Marathon - Brevard NC

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland runs to not only keep his body fit - but also his mind. During a recent run through Brevard, Fatland, a running enthusiast, saw a dilapidated building and had an idea...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Centers Likely To Get Funding - Brevard NC

Funding the 12 community centers in the county and Brevard Music Center were among the topics discussed last week during the Board of Commissioners’ budget workshop. A majority of commissioners backed County Manager Jaime Laughter’s...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 19, 2016

Public Hearing On Short-Term Rentals Scheduled - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard wants to hear from residents regarding a proposed ordinance that would allow but regulate the operation of short-term rentals within city limits. During the regularly scheduled Brevard City Council meeting on Monday, council...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Jobless Rate Falls - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in March was 5.6 percent, down from 6 percent in February, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 16, 2016

Public Input Sought On Short-Term Rentals-Brevard NC

The city of Brevard wants to hear from residents regarding a proposed ordinance that would allow but regulate the operation of short-term rentals within city limits. During the regularly scheduled Bre...

 

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