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 News    April 21, 2014 

Early Voting Begins Thursday - Brevard NC

Transylvania County voters will have two one-stop early voting sites open to them when early voting begins Thursday. The change is an effort by the Transylvania County Board of Elections to ensure tha...

 
 News    April 21, 2014 

Josh Leder Has Option To Buy Glen Cannon Country Club - Brevard NC

Local developer Josh Leder has until the end of May to exercise an option to buy the Glen Cannon Country Club. Leder, who owns the Brevard Lumberyard, has declined to comment until a final decision is made. Great Oak Pool I, LLC, a Hudson Realty...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 21, 2014 

Health Insurance Changes Discussed - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners discussed county employee health insurance premiums during last Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting. Since the early 2000s, as a condition of continued insurance eligibility, county employees and their spouses...

 
 News    April 21, 2014 

Robert Reich Announced As McDowell Speaker - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library Foundation, in partnership with Brevard College, has announced the 7th Annual J.R. McDowell Speaker will be Professor Robert Reich. The program is set for Thursday,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 21, 2014 

'New School' Offering Programs This Summer – Brevard NC

A new school opens this summer at The Cradle of Forestry geared to bring more people to the Pisgah National Forest and downtown Brevard. In June, the Pisgah Field School will offer a guided series of workshops, tours, and hikes in and around the...

 
 News    April 21, 2014 

Forest Recognizes Sheriff's Office Lt. Jeff Smith - Brevard NC

Lt. Jeff Smith of the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office has received the inaugural Forest Protector Award for outstanding and enduring service to protect the resources of DuPont State Recreational Forest. The award was developed by N.C. Forest S...

 
 News    April 21, 2014 

Republican Commissioner Candidates Answer Questions-Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: The Transylvania Times invited the six Republican candidates seeking their party’s nomination for Transylvania County commissioner in the May 6 primary to answer several questions. The candidates were not given the questions before...

 
 News    April 21, 2014 

Graveyard Fields Project Needs Funds – Brevard NC

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation has announced that work will soon begin on the final portion of the Graveyard Fields project on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The foundation has been raising funds for this project for the past two years and seeks the...

 
 News    April 21, 2014 

Cradle Invites Public To 'Bird Day' Event - Brevard NC

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to celebrate Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, April 26, with a guided bird walk, live raptor program, a bird survey demonstration and family-oriented activities. Forests and fields around the Cradle are alive...

 
 News    April 21, 2014 

Law and Order -Brevard NC

Benjamin Russell Seagle was arrested for a felony indecent exposure on April 16. Witnesses, according to the Brevard Police Department, allegedly observed Seagle nude from the waist down and “sniffing an aerosol can,” while standing next to his...

 
 News    April 21, 2014 

Properly Retired

American Legion and Transylvania County Honor Guard held a Flag Retirement Ceremony at the American Legion Saturday morning. Several veterans and parents of fallen soldiers attended. More than 100...

 
 News    April 17, 2014

Sheriff's Office Jeff Smith Honored-Brevard NC

Lt. Jeff Smith of the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office has received the inaugural Forest Protector Award for outstanding and enduring service to protect the resources of DuPont State Recreational Forest. The award was developed by N.C. Forest...

 
 News    April 17, 2014

Photo ID Not Required In Primary-Brevard NC

Voters will not be required to show a photo ID in order to vote in the 2014 Primary. Instead, election officials will be giving instructions to voters about the requirement which takes effect in 2016 for voters voting at a one-stop early voting site...

 
 News    April 17, 2014

Work On Graveyard Fields Nearly Completed-Brevard, NC

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is pleased to announce that work will soon begin on the final portion of the Graveyard Fields project on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Foundation has been raising funds for this project for the past two years and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 17, 2014

Melissa Dalton To Appeal Guilty Verdict – Brevard, NC

After nearly fours hours of deliberation Monday, the 12-member jury found the 32-year-old Melissa Amber Dalton guilty of first-degree murder, first-degree burglary and assault with a deadly weapon. Dalton will appeal the guilty verdict, which...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 17, 2014

County To Explore Agency Integration - Brevard Nc

Transylvania commissioners backed staff exploring the possibility of combining the county’s Health and Social Services departments into one agency. Commissioners unanimously agreed for County Manager Artie Wilson doing more research and reporting...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 17, 2014

Commissioners Move Ahead With EDO Plan But Questions Remain - Brevard NC

After a lengthy discussion – and recognizing several questions and issues that still have to be resolved – Transylvania County Commissioners’ unanimously approved moving forward the selection process of the county’s new Economic Development O...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    News    April 17, 2014

Brannon Focuses On The 'Individual' - Brevard NC

Elevating the individual over the government was the theme of Greg Brannon's address to Transylvania County Republicans Saturday morning at Hawg Wild Bar-B-Que. Brannon, one of several GOP candidates...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 17, 2014

Ruehl Talks About Education, Economy – Brevard NC

Congressional candidate Keith Ruehl spoke about funding education, the local economy and the environment last Thursday night at a Transylvania County Democratic Party meeting. Ruehl and Tom Hill are...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 17, 2014

'Moratorium On Moratoriums' Effort Fails By 3-2 Vote – Brevard NC

A move to have a “moratorium on moratoriums” failed Monday during the regular Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting. During the meeting, Commissioner Daryle Hogsed moved that commissioners prepare a draft moratorium on...

 
 News    April 17, 2014

Transylvania Farmers Market Will Open This Saturday - Brevard NC

A potter, a (gluten-free) baker, and a bagel maker. It isn't a revised nursery rhyme but instead just three of the new vendors at the Transylvania Farmers Market. The market opens this Saturday,...

 
 News    April 17, 2014

Forum Being Held For GOP Candidates - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Republican Party and the Transylvania County Republican Club are sponsoring a forum for the Republican primary candidates for the Board of Commissioners. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on April 24 in the large courtroom of...

 
 News    April 17, 2014

Big Hugs

Hannah Grace Brock gives the Easter Bunny a sweet hug upon his arrival at the VFW Saturday morning prior to egg-hunting festivities. (Times photo by Robbie Robertson)...

 
 News    April 14, 2014

Donations Sought For Local St. Jude Children's Fundraiser

The Weekday Children's Preschoolers participated in the annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital fundraiser for children with cancer and rode their tricycles and bikes around the fellowship hall....

 

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