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 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 30, 2016 

Nicholson Sentencing Pushed Back-Brevard NC

Sentencing has been continued until later for the woman who admitted to shooting her ex-fiance in the back. Jonalyn Lacy Nicholson was back in Transylvania County Superior Court Thursday morning to learn her fate but the scheduled sentencing was...

 
 News    June 30, 2016 

Commissioners Approve County's New Budget 3-2 - Brevard NC

On Monday, Transylvania County commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of the 2016/2017 general fund budget, which includes a property tax increase. During their regular meeting, commissioners Larry Chapman, Page Lemel and Mike Hawkins supported the budget,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 30, 2016 

Former Tax Administrator Being Investigated - Brevard NC

Former Transylvania County Tax Administrator Annette Raines, who abruptly resigned from her post last week, is being investigated by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) for allegedly embezzling...

 
 News    June 30, 2016 

Lots Of Red, White And Blue Fun Planned - Brevard NC

The annual July 4th celebration in downtown Brevard offers plenty of patriotic fun things to do: •8 a.m. - Brevard Rotary Firecracker Run at the American Legion Hall. •9-5 p.m. - Heart of Brevard...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 30, 2016 

School Board Filing Completed Administrator - Brevard NC

As of the filing deadline last Friday, four candidates had filed to run for three positions on the Transylvania County Board of Education this fall. School board incumbents Tawny McCoy, current chair, and Ron Kiviniemi, current vice chair, have filed...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 30, 2016 

DuPont Forest Fee Proposal Now On The 'Back Burner' - Brevard NC

With the state budget nearing approval and the $3.6 million funding for DuPont State Recreational Forest still intact, the proposed fee plan is on the "back burner," according to Jason Guidry, the...

 
 News    June 30, 2016 

Hospital Named Among Top 20 Critical Access - Brevard NC

For the fourth year in a row, Transylvania Regional Hospital has been named one of the nation's Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and will be recognized in an awards ceremony during The...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 30, 2016 

Transylvania County Woman Facing Felony Breaking, Entering Charge - Brevard NC

A Transylvania County woman faces felony charges after deputies allegedly found her in a camper owned by another person. Donna M. Galloway, 36, of 617 Windy Hollow Dr., has been charged with felony breaking and entering. According to Eddie Gunter,...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 30, 2016 

South Carolina Man Facing Felony Three B&E Into A Vehicle Charges - Brevard NC

A South Carolina man has been charged with breaking into vehicles in Transylvania County. Mark S. Hughes, 34, of Townville, S.C., has been charged with three counts of felony breaking and entering into a vehicle, larceny and being a habitual felon....

 
 News    June 30, 2016 

Dog Park Supporters Fundraising And Planning July 4 Festival Booth -Brevard NC

The Barks for Recreation organization has announced that there are two possible locations for a dog park in Brevard. Fundraising has started for the proposed park, and members of the organization have started looking for grants. There will be a...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 27, 2016

SBI Investigating Former Tax Administrator -Brevard NC

Former Transylvania County Tax Administrator Annette Raines, who abruptly resigned from her post last week, is being investigated by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) for allegedly embezzling...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 27, 2016

DuPont 'Donut Hole' Being Cleaned - Brevard NC

An opportunity for the public to hear about the DuPont “donut hole” remediation process took place last week at the county library. The “donut hole” is the 420-acre tract of land in the middle of DuPont State Recreational Forest, which has...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 27, 2016

Schools' AIG Program To Be Expanded - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools plans to broaden the scope of services associated with its AIG (academically or intellectually gifted) program in the next few years. In presenting a new mandatory three-year AIG plan to the Board of Education last Monday...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 27, 2016

Pisgah District's Head Ranger Moving On - Brevard NC

Derek Ibarguen, the Pisgah Ranger District's head ranger, has taken a job as the deputy forest supervisor in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Jackson, Wyo. Ibarguen will remain in Brevard through...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 27, 2016

Two Men Facing Armed Robbery Charges - Brevard NC

Two men face charges of armed robbery after deputies say the two brandished a gun and took another man's wallet. Mario A. Gonzales, 18, of 86 Loeb Drive, Brevard, has been charged with robbery with a...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 27, 2016

Building To House Cell Phone Repair Business - Brevard NC

The small new building that replaced the old structure next to West Main Barber in downtown Brevard will soon house a cell phone screen repair company. According to Ricky Austin, co-owner of the...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 27, 2016

Jeep Rolls Over In Pisgah Forest

A woman rolled her Jeep while attempting to make a turn into a mobile home park on Monday afternoon. According to Trooper William Hemphill with the N.C. Highway Patrol, the female driver, whose name...

 
 News    June 23, 2016

Police Charge Man In Drive-By Shooting

Brevard Police have charged a Hendersonville man for his alleged involvement in a drive-by shooting on Monday evening. Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said 25-year-old Marquis Logan, of 724 North...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 23, 2016

Brevard Passes Budget

The city of Brevard passed its budget unanimously on Monday, approving a $34.8 million spending plan that would increase taxes less than a cent. The spending plan is up from $24.5 million last year and the tax rate will be up slightly from $.4725 to...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 23, 2016

Raines Resigns As Tax Administrator

Transylvania County Tax Administrator Annette Raines has resigned from her position. County Manager Jaime Laughter said that Raines resigned on June 20 and her effective retirement will be begin July...

 
 News    June 23, 2016

Lumberyard Growth Creates New Problems

City residents and business owners are calling on the city to reexamine the parking on King Street in Brevard after redevelopment has led to an overflow of traffic and parking. During Brevard City...

 
 News    June 23, 2016

Burning Bright

This blaze lit up the Silversteen neighborhood in Brevard on Monday evening. The fire, however, was a controlled burn by the Brevard Fire Department, whose members can be seen at the far...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 23, 2016

Teen Survives Waterfall Tumble

A teen was injured after falling from a trail near Rainbow Falls in Greenville County on Tuesday afternoon. According to Jimmy Jones with the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue, a 14-year-old fell roughly 30-50 feet from a trail near the waterfall about 3...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 20, 2016

Man Shot In Drive-By

A 33-year-old man was shot in the leg in an alleged drive-by shooting in Brevard on Monday evening. Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said the man was shot in front of a residence on Hillview Circle just before 5:30 p.m. Harris said a suspect was...

 

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