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 News    September 29, 2014 

Judge Agrees To Dismiss Charges In Edna Glaze Case-Brevard NC

District Attorney Greg Newman announced Tuesday that Superior Court Judge Philip Ginn ruled in favor of Michael Owen’s request to dismiss the indictment charging him with the murder of Transylvania County resident Edna Glaze. The request came when...

 
 News    September 29, 2014 

Law Enforcement Looking For Two Juveniles From Camp-Brevard NC

On Monday, Sept. 29, two juvenile males walked away from a local camp, and law enforcement was notified and began a search. During the afternoon and evening, it is believed that the two juveniles have broken into three homes. Law enforcement...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    September 29, 2014 

City, Oskar Blues Reach Wastewater Agreement - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard and Oskar Blues have reached a “resolution” addressing ongoing wastewater discharge from the brewery. Mayor Jimmy Harris said the city granted a permit Thursday to Oskar Blues outlining a plan for compliance and...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    September 29, 2014 

Parking Deck Option To Be Explored - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has backed exploring ways to increase public parking in downtown, including possibly building a parking deck. Council gave staff several suggestions during its recent regular meeting after hearing the preliminary findings of a re...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 29, 2014 

School Numbers Go Up Again - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools’ enrollment is up for the 2014-15 year. An increase of 10 students from last year’s 3,534 students to 3,544 students marks the third straight year that student enrollment has increased. In 2012, Transylvania County...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 29, 2014 

County Courthouse Safety Issues, Costs Discussed - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners held their second of three scheduled workshops regarding the county courthouse last Monday, during which they heard input regarding security issues at the courthouse, as well as reviewed financial strategies to pay...

 
 News    September 29, 2014 

City Gives County Board Insight On Planning Process - Brevard NC

City Planner Aaron Bland addressed the Transylvania County Planning Board at the group’s recent meeting and discussed the creation process of the city of Brevard’s comprehensive plan as the county planning board continued its working in updating...

 
 News    September 29, 2014 

National Hunting And Fishing Day Celebration

Dominic Smith practices his duck call during this past Saturday’s National Hunting & Fishing Day celebration at the Pisgah Wildlife Education Center....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 25, 2014

Artie Wilson Honored At Last Meeting - Brevard NC

Monday night's county commissioners meeting marked the end of an era as Arthur C. "Artie" Wilson Jr. delivered his final address to commissioners after 22 years of serving as Transylvania County manag...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 25, 2014

Charter School Moving Discussed - Brevard NC

The possible relocation of Brevard Academy to Glen Cannon Country Club and payment for unused personal leave for teachers were the top items at the school’s Board of Directors meeting last week. Parent Derek Wilbanks expressed his concerns about th...

 
 News    September 25, 2014

Annette Raines Named New Tax Administrator - Brevard NC

Annette Raines, Transylvania County's assistant tax administrator, was named the county's new tax administrator Monday following a vote of the Board of Commissioners. She begins her new role Jan. 1....

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 25, 2014

Professor, Students Spotlight Climate Change - Brevard NC

Jim Reynolds, a Brevard College geology professor, and some of his students are asking the college’s Board of Trustees to divest from all investments in fossil fuels. Reynolds and the students took part in a “sit in” Monday at the college’s l...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 25, 2014

Fee Imposed On Landowners, Forest Service Projects - Brevard NC

A recent change in state legislation means landowners will now have to pay a fee for partnering with the N.C. Forest Service on land management projects, but local officials say the positives of creating a woodland management plan will still...

 
 News    September 25, 2014

Constitutional Amendment On November's Ballot - Brevard NC

North Carolina voters will find one proposed amendment to the state Constitution on the ballot in November. The 2013 General Assembly approved a measure that, if approved, would change how some criminal trials are conducted. If approved by the voters...

 
 News    September 25, 2014

County Residents Must Register To Vote By Oct. 10 - Brevard NC

Transylvania County residents not currently registered to vote must do so by Oct. 10 to participate in the upcoming general election. This deadline also applies to registered voters needing to update their registration record, such as change of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 25, 2014

Sheriff Proposes School Threat Alert System - Brevard NC

Last week, Sheriff David Mahoney proposed partnering with the school system and installing software on school computers that would provide a real-time threat alert system wide. “It’s been a long time since we had a fire safety incident at the...

 
 News    September 25, 2014

Forum Will Focus On New State Voting Laws - Brevard NC

The last in a series of four free community information programs on how new laws enacted by the N.C. General Assembly in the past two years will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the library’s Rogow Room. Adam Sotak, state campaign...

 
 News    September 22, 2014

Annette Raines Named New Tax Administrator-Brevard NC

Annette Raines, Transylvania County's assistant tax administrator, was named the county's new tax administrator Monday following a vote of the Board of Commissioners. She begins her new role Jan. 1....

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 22, 2014

Hunter Killed By A Crossbow - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the hunting incident resulting in the death of 58-year-old George Harley Case last week involved a crossbow. Case, a Pisgah Forest resident, was hunting with a friend and was allegedly mistaken...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 22, 2014

Board Of Education Candidates Speak Out - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Six candidates are running for two seats on the Board of Education in November. During last week’s candidates forum at the library, four of the six — Marty Griffin, Jenni Pogue, Michael Rogers and Betty Scruggs — responded to...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 22, 2014

Reich Discusses Declining Wages - Brevard NC

For more than 90 minutes, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich used his self-deprecating wit and extensive knowledge to both entertain and inform a full house at Brevard College's Porter Center Thur...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 22, 2014

Alcohol Group Wants To Keep Transylvania Dry - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: In November, Transylvania County residents will decide whether they want to allow alcohol sales in the county. A group opposed to the measure, Keep TC Dry, has been formed. The Transylvania Times contacted Daniel Nicholson, the...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    September 22, 2014

City Council Backs Water Conference - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard last week announced it would sponsor the upcoming conference entitled “Whose Water is it Anyway?” During its regular monthly meeting, Brevard City Council agreed to provide $1,500 toward the Nov. 15 conference being organized...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 22, 2014

Clerk Of Court Candidates Go Head To Head - Brevard NC

Last Tuesday night, Rita Ashe and Donna Robinson – the two candidates for the county’s Clerk of Superior Court – discussed their past experience as well as their vision for the future of the clerk of court during a candidate forum held at the l...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    September 22, 2014

Commissioners Support State Association Goals - Brevard NC

Before each biennial session of the General Assembly, counties submit their legislative proposals to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners. The commissioners from across the state review and approve a comprehensive goals package and...

 

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