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 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 18, 2014 

Commission Candidates Square Off At Forum - Brevard NC

In front of a standing room only crowd at the library’s Rogow Room Tuesday, four candidates vying for two seats on the Board of Commissioners answered questions and laid out their vision for the county. Two Republicans – Larry Chapman and Kelvin...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 18, 2014 

School District's Top Teachers Honored – Brevard NC

Rosman High School's Alana Marshall was named the school district's Teacher of the Year, and Rosman Elementary's Scott Strickler was named the district's Principal of the Year Monday during the Board...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    September 18, 2014 

Bojangles OK'd, But City Pulls Back On Overall Plan - Brevard NC

The developers of the former Rodeway Inn site — now called Brevard Place — were given the go-ahead Monday to build a new Bojangles restaurant but were told more work is needed on the plans for the rest of the site. Monday’s approval was a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 18, 2014 

Sheriff Candidates Take Questions - Brevard NC

On Tuesday, the candidates for Transylvania County squared off in a forum at the county library organized by the Brevard/Chamber of Commerce. In November, incumbent David Mahoney, a Republican, faces...

 
 News    September 18, 2014 

Voting Site Is Changed - Brevard NC

Registered voters in the Brevard 2 precinct will be voting at a new location for the Nov. 4 General Election after a fire in August significantly damaged the VFW Building. The building has served as the precinct voting facility since 2000. After...

 
 News    September 15, 2014

Teacher Of The Year Named -Brevard NC

Alana Marshall, a Rosman High School teacher, was named Teacher of the Year for 2014-15 during Monday's regular Board of Education meeting . Marshall received an engraved plaque and a $1,000 award...

 
 News    September 15, 2014

Council Gives Bojangles The Green Light -Brevard NC

Brevard City Council approved phase 1 of the Brevard Place project, which includes construction of a Bojangles restaurant, during its regular meeting Monday. The preliminary master plan for the whole...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 15, 2014

Architect Helping To Reshape Downtown – Brevard NC

There has been a lot of development going on in downtown Brevard in recent months and Michael Domokur, owner of Domokur Architects, has been the driving force behind most of it. Last week, Domokur spo...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    September 15, 2014

EDAB Asks To Be Scrapped - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners will be asked to scrap its Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB). The recommendation comes from the EDAB itself. With the formation of the new Economic Development Organization (EDO), EDAB members...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 15, 2014

EDO Up And Running – Brevard NC

(Editor’s Note: Over the past several weeks, members of the county’s new Economic Development Organization (EDO) have been working to establish a framework for the organization, while also making key decisions regarding several staffing...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 15, 2014

County Wants Better 'Communications' - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners unanimously approved moving forward with the implementation of a new countywide communications plan, with the goal of providing more information to the community at last Monday’s regular meeting. The county current...

 
 News    September 15, 2014

Ask Us Answered -Brevard NC

Was Transylvania Regional Hospital’s birthing center staff told it had to increase birthing numbers by 10 percent or face the possibility of closure? What is the current (including staffing and the average number of births per month) and future...

 
 News    September 15, 2014

Old Library Remodeled

Renovations at the old Transylvania County Library, which will soon house the County Administration Services, have continued over the past several weeks. The ramp and stairway at the front of the building are complete, and last week landscaping...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Heart of Brevard Warns About Fake Bills -Brevard NC

The Heart of Brevard (HOB) is warning the public to be on the lookout for counterfeit $100 bills. The HOB received a report from one of its members about a counterfeit $100 bill that was passed...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 11, 2014

Courthouse's Future Being Looked At Again

Transylvania County commissioners held the first of three workshops discussing the history of the county courthouse and weighing the option of expanding the courthouse or constructing a new...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 11, 2014

Long-Time Tax Administrator Retiring – Brevard NC

Transylvania County tax administrator David Reid, who has worked for the county for 39 years, announced his retirement at the end of 2014 during Monday night's county commissioners' meeting. County...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 11, 2014

Rosman Considering Using River As Water Source-Rosman NC

In a brief meeting Tuesday night, the Rosman Board of Aldermen took steps to draw water from the French Broad River. As part of an addition to the agenda, the board voted 3-0 to contact the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and North Carolina...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 11, 2014

BMC Getting In Tune With Community - Brevard NC

Mark Weinstein said the end of his first season as Brevard Music Center president was like finishing a great book - one that he didn't want to end. "It's so exciting at the end," said Weinstein of the...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

College Sees Slight Enrollment Increase - Brevard NC

For the second consecutive year, Brevard College welcomes its largest number of students to campus. This unprecedented accomplishment, according to a press release, continues the recruitment momentum that began in 2011. This year’s official...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Parks Service Awards Concession Contract To Parkway Inn - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Parkway Superintendent Mark H. Woods announced Monday that Parkway Inn, Inc., was awarded the concession contract to operate the Pisgah Inn at Milepost 408.6 in Transylvania County for the next 10 years. Parkway Inn, Inc. has operated the...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Law and Order - Brevard NC

Johnathon Richard Dill, 18, was arrested by the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 7 and charged with a felony breaking and entering a vehicle. Dill was arrested two days later on 20 additional counts of breaking and entering vehicles....

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Bread Of Life Invites Public To Open House Sunday - Brevard NC

The Brevard of Life, located at 238 South Caldwell St. in Brevard, will hold an Open House Ice Cream Social Sunday, Sept. 14, from 1-4 p.m. During the Open House, participants can also celebrate the programs and building improvements that enhance...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Fair View

The Mountain State Fair ends its annual run Sunday. (Times photo by Robbie Robertson)...

 

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