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 News    March 23, 2017 

Reneau Named As New T.C. Henderson Principal - Transylvania County, NC

Audrey Reneau has been named the new principal for T.C. Henderson School of Science and Technology for the 2017-18 school year. Interim principal Cathy Credle will continue through the end of the curr...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 23, 2017 

Rosman Reports Numbers For Pool Use

Visitation numbers for the Champion Park pool in Rosman last summer were presented to the Rosman Board of Aldermen at their most recent meeting. Mayor Brian Shelton reported that in the 43 days the pool was open, 4,616 people visited the pool, which...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 23, 2017 

City Council OKs Short-Term Rentals - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council has approved short-term rentals in three of the city’s zoning districts: general residential, neighborhood mixed use and downtown mixed use. The council approved the move during its regular meeting Monday. The approval included...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 23, 2017 

School Board Fields Building Questions - Brevard, NC

Why did school administrators choose major renovations over new schools? Should the local school system’s Master Facilities Plan be paid for with a limited obligation bond, a general bond referendum or a combination of the two? What are the...

 
 News    March 23, 2017 

Protesters Gathered Saturday - Brevard, NC

David Williams, coordinator of Transylvania Indivisible, a local movement that opposes the policies of President Trump's administration, spoke to a crowd of protesters Saturday about Trump's proposed...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 23, 2017 

Dalton Gets 21 Years In Prison - Brevard, NC

Amber Dalton has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2009 murder of Richard Holden in Brevard. Dalton appeared before Superior Court Judge Alan Thornburg and received a sentence of 261 months on charges of...

 
 News    March 23, 2017 

Flu Restrictions Lifted At Area Hospitals-Brevard NC

The latest influenza-like illness (ILI) report from the state health department shows a decrease in flu-like illnesses in the region. As a result, Infection Prevention, in consultation with Mission’s Medical Director of Infection Prevention and...

 

Amber Dalton Get 21 Years In Prison For 2009 Murder-Brevard NC

Amber Dalton has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2009 murder of Richard Holden in Brevard. Dalton appeared before Superior Court Judge Alan Thornburg and received a sentence of 261 months on charges of...

 

Main St. Champ Named

Leslie Logemann, the manager of the Transylvania Farmers' Market, has been named as a Main Street Champion. Main Street Champions are individuals who work and advocate for downtown revitalization...

 

Residents Speak Out Against Tinsley Road Project

A proposed low-income housing development off Tinsley Road in Brevard was met with an unfavorable response during a neighborhood compatibility meeting Thursday held by the city’s Planning Department. “About 14 people from the general vicinity of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 20, 2017

Businesses Report Little Impact On Caldwell

Brevard business owners on South Caldwell Street in Brevard said, overall, they haven't been disturbed by the widening project currently. "It hasn't affected my business too much," said Duke Parrish,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 20, 2017

After Delay, New Connector Road Back Underway

Construction on the connector road from the Asheville Highway to the new Hendersonville Highway recently resumed after a hiatus caused by soil sampling and testing on the old Ecusta plant property....

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 20, 2017

Tourism Impact Touted

If the local tourist industry were a single employer, it would be the largest and the highest revenue producer in the county. So said Clark Lovelace, executive director of the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA), during a...

 

County Jobless Rate Jumps Up In Most Recent Report

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in January jumped to 5.7 percent from 4.9 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 

Reported Flu-Related Deaths Reached 110 Statewide

Twenty flu deaths were reported in North Carolina for the week ending March 11, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. While flu activity has started to decrease in the state, the virus continues to be widespread....

 

Rosman Names New Football Coach-Rosman NC

Monday night, Matthew Stack was announced as the new head football coach for Rosman High School. His role with Transylvania County Schools will begin effective April 24. Stack has been a football coach, baseball coach, and teacher for nine years in...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 16, 2017

Military Museum Wants Home In Old Elections Office – Brevard NC

The WNC Military History Museum wants the county to allow it to lease the old Board of Elections office on Gaston Street in Brevard for a permanent location. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners heard the proposal during its regular...

 

Statewide Flu-Related Deaths Reaches 110-Brevard NC

Twenty flu deaths were reported in North Carolina for the week ending March 11, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. While flu activity has started to decrease in the state, the virus continues to be widespread....

 

UPDATE Casey Pierce Mahlum Has Been Found-Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office said 25-year-old Casey Pierce Mahlum has been found. The last time anyone had contact with Malum was in December in the Buncombe County/Black Mountain area....

 

Linville Gorge Fire Spread To 75 Acres-Brevard NC

The White Creek Fire was reported at 4 p.m., Thursday, and is burning near Shortoff Mountain at the south end of Linville Gorge, on the Grandfather Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The fire is estimated at 75 acres and 0 percent contained,...

 

Leslie Logemann Named Main Street Champion-Brevard NC

Leslie Logemann, the manager of the Transylvania Farmers’ Market, has been named as a Main Street Champion. Main Street Champions are individuals who work and advocate for downtown revitalization across the state. Thirty-six individuals, including...

 

Womack To Help Kick Off BMC Festival – Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center has announced that Lee Ann Womack will perform Saturday, June 24, during its opening weekend. Womack is a Grammy, CMA, and ACM award-winning artist acclaimed for "I Hope You...

 

Estatoe Trail Closed Through Saturday-Brevard NC

Public Service NC (natural gas) closed the Estatoe Trail near Lowes this morning (Thursday) to install new gas infrastructure associated with the new Davidson River Village roadway and roundabout. The closure is likely to extend to Saturday. The...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 16, 2017

Friends Remember Jackie Whitmire – Brevard NC

Friends remember Jackie Whitmire, who died at age 72 on March 9, as someone who put others first, and met the world with a big smile and an even bigger heart. "What I remember was an ear to ear...

 

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