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 News    October 30, 2014 

Freeze Warning Issued-Brevard NC

A freeze warning is in effect from 11 p.m., Friday, to 10 a.m., Saturday, for Transylvania and other western North Carolina counties, according to the National Weather Service. Lows will be in the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 30, 2014 

County OKs Economic Development Contract - Brevard NC

Economic development took another step forward Monday night as Transylvania County commissioners unanimously approved a contract – that includes funding guidelines – between the county and the Transylvania Partnership for Economic Development...

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

One-Stop Voting Ends Saturday - Brevard NC

One-stop voting in Transylvania County ends Saturday. Through Tuesday, 3,702 votes have been cast, including 1,321 registered Democrat voters; 1,240 registered Republican voters; 1,136 unaffiliated voters; and five registered Libertarians. One-stop...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 30, 2014 

'Save A Life Tour' Coming To BHS - Brevard NC

An upcoming program at Brevard High School, sponsored by the Brevard ABC Board, is hoping to drive home the dangers of drinking and driving, as well as distracted driving. Next Tuesday, Brevard High will host the “Save A Life Tour,” an alcohol aw...

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

Section Of Parkway Will Close Monday - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Parkway officials have announced the closure of a small section of road between existing gates at Milepost 420.3 near U.S. Forest Service Road 816 (Black Balsam Road) and Milepost 423.3 at N.C. 215. Both lanes of the road in that section...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 30, 2014 

Officials Working On Forest Plan - Brevard NC

Wildlife habitats, access, recreation and special designations for Pisgah and Nantahala national forests have been among the main issues voiced by the public in a series of public meetings and submitted comments as part of an effort to revise the...

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

Jobless Numbers Decrease - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate decreased from 6.8 percent in August to 6.1 percent in September, according to preliminary figures from the state Division of Employment Security (DES). The local jobless numbers only take into account those who...

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

Fall Pumpkin Wins

Sherry Dunlop of Brevard took the $250 grand prize Saturday for her leaves/acorn/squirrel pumpkin.(Times photo by Michael Rogers)....

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

One-Stop Voting Tops 5,000-Brevard NC

Through Thursday, 5,484 Transylvania County voters have cast their ballots during one-step early voting. One-stop voting ends Saturday at the two county locations: the library's Rogow Room and Rosman...

 
 News    October 27, 2014

College Cycling Win Makes It Three In A Row - Brevard NC

For the third consecutive season, the Brevard College cycling team is the Division II national champions. The Tornados won the title at the 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Champions...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 27, 2014

Gas Prices Still Falling - Brevard NC

Sticker shock at the gas pump is rarely a pleasant surprise but motorists all across North Carolina have received just that in recent weeks as gas prices have steadily declined to the lowest levels in years. According to GasBuddy.com, the average...

 
 News    October 27, 2014

Locals Honored For River Protection - Brevard NC

Two local families and one individual were recently honored as “Friends of the River” by the Land of Sky Regional Council for their contributions to the protection and conservation of the French Broad River. The recognitions were part of the...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    October 27, 2014

Long-Time Brevard Employee Retiring - Brevard NC

Jeanette Owen, who has worked for the city of Brevard for 44 years, is retiring. During last week’s council meeting, Mayor Jimmy Harris read a proclamation naming Oct. 30 as Jeanette Owen Day. The public is invited to attend a reception horning...

 
 News    October 27, 2014

Ask Us Answered -Brevard NC

On Sunday mornings there is a Sheriff’s Office deputy directing traffic at Sacred Heart Church in Brevard. Who authorized this service and who pays for it? Are there other churches in the county that get the same courtesy? The Sacred Heart pays an...

 
 News    October 27, 2014

Law & Order - Brevard NC

• Latasha Brooke Jones, 33, was arrested by Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Oct. 24 and charged with felony larceny by employee. She was placed on a $10,000 bond. • Nicholas Dale Cannon, 27, was arrested by county deputies...

 
 News    October 27, 2014

Chamber Announces Downtown Christmas Parade – Brevard NC

Transylvania County is a special place. Whether it’s the close-knit community feel or the incredible beauty of our natural surroundings, those who live here have a great sense of pride in where they choose to call home. The Brevard/Transylvania...

 
 News    October 27, 2014

Ghoulish Fun

On Saturday, downtown Brevard again played host to the annual Halloweenfest. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 
 News    October 27, 2014

Get Out And Vote

Members of the local NAACP headed to one-stop voting at the library Thursday. Through Saturday, 1,895 votes have been cast, including 727 registered Democrats, 592 registered Republicans, 574...

 
 News    October 27, 2014

Section of Blue Ride Parkway Closing Nov. 3-Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Parkway officials announce the closure of a small section of motor road between existing gates at Milepost 420.3 near US Forest Service Road 816 (Black Balsam Road) and Milepost 423.3 at...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 23, 2014

Brevard Academy Identifies Possible New School Site - Brevard NC

If all goes according to plan, Brevard Academy: Challenge Foundation Academy could open its doors next year on the old Woods Chevrolet property on U.S. 64. Since the school opened in 1998, it has leased buildings on the Brevard Music Center campus....

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 23, 2014

TC Henderson, Pisgah Forest Are Top Title I Schools – Brevard NC

Pisgah Forest and TC Henderson elementary schools have been recognized as among the state’s top performing Title I Reward Schools and will compete to represent North Carolina for the national Title 1 program award. Title I is the largest federal...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    October 23, 2014

City Eyes Changes In Railroad Avenue - Brevard NC

The creation of a municipal service district (MSD) tax to pay for improvements in the Railroad Avenue area of Brevard was rejected Monday by City Council. During its regular meeting, council voted...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 23, 2014

County Board Continues Crafting Plan - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Planning Board continued its work crafting the county’s 2025 Comprehensive Plan by deciding on an action plan and beginning early discussions on the plan’s elements at last Thursday’s regular meeting. At the onset of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 23, 2014

DuPont Sets Hours Of Operation - Brevard NC

Beginning on Nov. 2, DuPont State Recreational Forest’s operational hours will be set in stone. The forest will open daily at 5 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. Dupont Forest Supervisor Jason Guidry said this isn’t a new rule for state lands in North Ca...

 
 News    October 23, 2014

Law & Order -Brevard NC

Ernest Maze Eubanks, 58, was arrested by Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Oct. 22 and was charged with a felony obtaining property by false pretense. He was placed on a $6,000 bond. • Ronnie Joe Lail, 42, was arrested by county...

 

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