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 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 24, 2014 

Certain Alcohol Sellers Must Be 'Private Clubs' - Brevard NC

Two local businesses recently found themselves in the middle of a North Carolina ALE (Alcohol Law Enforcement) investigation into whether their operation conformed to regulations that allow them to sell alcohol by way of operating a portion of their...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 24, 2014 

School Board Approves Trainer Funding-Brevard NC

Funding for two full-time athletic trainers for both high and middle schools in the county was approved Monday during the regular Board of Education meeting. Mission Hospital will fund roughly $78,524, while Transylvania County Schools will fund an a...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Ammons Running For School Board – Brevard NC

Tom Ammons is one of six candidates seeking a seat November on the Transylvania County Board of Education. Two open seats are on the ballot. Ammons said he knows this position takes commitment, and...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Morgan Murphy Samples Rocky's Soda Shop-Brevard NC

When Morgan Murphy heard about the pimento cheese sandwich at Rocky's Soda Shop in Brevard, he knew he had to visit. "I am constantly searching the South for the most inventive and creative fare-and...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Brevard Gains 'Main Street' Accreditation - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard is one of 20 North Carolina communities that have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Center for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

'Sock Hop Fundraiser' To Help Local Veterans - Brevard NC

An upcoming benefit dance is one of the ways the local Chapter 14 of the Department of Veterans Affairs is working to support local veterans. The “Sock Hop Fundraiser” will be held from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, in the Brevard...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

School Bus Driver Classes Being Offered -Brevard NC

A free school bus driver training course will be offered Aug. 4–6, in the Board Room at the Morris Education Center, 225 Rosenwald Lane, Brevard. Dennis Miller, a DMV representative, will conduct the training sessions each day from 8:30 a.m. until...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Hibbet Sporting Goods To Open Pisgah Forest Store - Brevard NC

Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc., the national sporting goods retailer based in Birmingham, Ala., will open a new location this fall at the Forest Gate Shopping Center in Pisgah Forest. The store anticipates employing eight full- and part-time...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Lazy Day On The River

This group of happy tubers was spotted Tuesday on the Davidson River. (Times photo by...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Accident

At noon, Tuesday, a dump truck left the roadway on Crab Creek Road at Old Hendersonville Highway in Penrose and struck a gas line. Traffic was re-routed for an hour. No injuries were reported. On the scene were Little River Volunteer Fire...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 21, 2014

Board Majority Critical Of Chair - Brevard NC

Members of the Transylvania County Planning Board discussed the outcome of last Monday’s county commissioners’ meeting before beginning early conversations on the county’s 2015 Comprehensive Plan during the board’s regularly scheduled...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

Lottery Winner Making Plans - Brevard NC

William Meece of Pisgah Forest plans to use the $344,602 jackpot he won playing Carolina Cash 5 to make investments and maybe take a trip to the beach. His lucky Quick Pick ticket matched all five numbers in a drawing to win the jackpot. “I...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

Shelton Seeks School Board Seat - Brevard NC

Michael Shelton was raised in Transylvania County and is now the father of four children in the local school system. He is also one of six candidates competing in November's election for two seats on...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

AAA Ranks Bridges -Brevard NC

Despite North Carolina investing nearly $500 million in state and federal funds to replace and repair bridges last year, more than 5,100 of the state’s bridges still remain substandard, with Transylvania County one of three counties with the...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

EDO Group Finalized With Final Pick - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners have chosen Ruth Harris as their representative on the new Economic Development Organization (EDO) board. Commissioners, by a vote of 4-1, named Harris during its regular meeting Monday. Commission Chairman Mike...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 21, 2014

Officials: Improvements Make Graveyard Fields Safer - Brevard NC

Graveyard Fields, one of the most popular attractions along the Blue Ridge Parkway, recently reopened earlier this month after some improvements that officials say will make the area safer and more...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

BRCHS Offers Lunch, Tour Of Medical Building - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) is offering a Lunch and Learn Wednesday, July 30, to those interested in hearing about the history of the organization, learning about community health centers and touring the medical facility. The...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

National Park Service Report Reveals Economic Impact - Brevard NC

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 16,138,183 visitors to North Carolina spent $1,040.1 and supported 15,483 jobs in the state in 2013. “The national parks of North Carolina attract visitors from across the country and around the...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

Portion Of Howard Gap Road To Close Next Week -Brevard NC

The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close a portion of Howard Gap Road in Henderson County beginning Monday July 21 for road construction. Starting at 6 a.m., Howard Gap Road will be closed from Clear Creek Road to Massey Road...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

City Seeks Input On Railroad Avenue Plan – Brevard NC

The city of Brevard has been working on a small area plan for the Railroad Avenue / King Street / Whitmire Street neighborhood. Over the last few months staff has been working with the Planning Board to prepare a draft version of this plan. That...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

Free School-Bus Driver Training Course Offered-Brevard NC

A free school-bus driver training course will be offered Aug. 4–6, in the Board Room at the Morris Education Center, 225 Rosenwald Lane, Brevard. Dennis Miller, a DMV representative, will conduct...

 
 News    July 21, 2014

Brevard Meets National Main Street Center Standards

The N.C. Department of Commerce, Office of Urban Development has announced that 20 North Carolina communities, including Brevard, have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Center for...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Transylvania County Has High Percentage Of Substandard Bridges-Brevard NC

Despite North Carolina investing nearly $500 million in state and federal funds to replace and repair bridges last year, more than 5,100 of the state's bridges still remain substandard, with...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Final EDO Member Chosen-Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners have chosen Ruth Harris as their representative on the new Economic Development Organization (EDO) board. Commissioners, by a vote of 4-1, named Harris during its regular meeting Monday. Commission Chairman Mike Hawk...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 17, 2014

Commissioners Reject Industry Ordinance - Brevard NC

After nearly two hours of debate and hearing feedback from more than two dozen county residents, Transylvania commissioners voted down the proposed high-impact industries ordinance and opted to table the issue for at least six months. The public...

 

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