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 News    October 20, 2014 

Early Voting Begins Oct. 23 - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Today’s edition features The Transylvania Times 2014 Election Guide, which includes Q&As with several of the local and state candidates running for office. Two one-stop early voting sites open Thursday for Transylvania County...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 20, 2014 

Gay Couple Gets Marriage License – Brevard NC

Nearly a year after being told no, Elizabeth Thompson and Susan Freeman applied for and received a marriage license certificate this morning at the Transylvania County Register of Deeds. Thompson and...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 20, 2014 

County Approves Transport Funding - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners approved funding for a local transportation resource, received an update about an initiative to beautify the county and granted permission for an interagency agreement regarding the county’s 911 system at the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 20, 2014 

Group Drops EDO For New Name - Brevard NC

As development of the county's new economic development organization continues with the 11-member board of directors fleshing out the group's bylaws and policies, board chair Andy VonCanon and vice...

 
 News    October 20, 2014 

Local Officials Discuss Ebola - Brevard NC

Representatives from Transylvania County’s public health, emergency services, health care providers, law enforcement and county management met Thursday to plan a local response to protect public health if Ebola should pose a risk in our community....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 20, 2014 

Commissioners Officially Dissolve EDAB – Brevard

Transylvania County commissioners unanimously voted to dissolve the Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) at the request of EDAB leadership during last Monday’s regular board meeting. The EDAB has served as an economic advisory board in the...

 
 News    October 20, 2014 

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

Are the HVAC systems in the TRH isolation rooms and their associated decontamination rooms set up to prevent cross contamination within the hospital as well as the outside area? Rodney Foushee of TRH provided the following answer: “Yes,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 16, 2014

Elections: Lengthy, Expensive Undertaking - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: The Transylvania Times will publish a special election edition Monday, featuring Q&A from candidates in several local and state races. Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election begins next Thursday, and for the Transylvania County...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 16, 2014

Courthouse Space To Be Studied- Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners voted 4-1 on Monday night to spend $26,500 on a study by Moseley Architects that would feature updated information on the proposed layout and cost estimate involved in building a new courthouse on Morris Road...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

County Offices Moving Soon - Brevard NC

Transylvania County's plan to consolidate many of its departments into a campus setting will come one step closer to reality when the county’s finance, human resources and general administration departments move this month into the former Post...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 16, 2014

Weather Damage Reported In County - Brevard NC

Transylvania County was hit hard with heavy rains and strong gusts of wind Tuesday night. About 5 inches of rain was reported in some areas. County emergency services dispatchers said there were too...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

Chamber of Commerce Hosting Its Expo -Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Expo will be held next Tuesday in Brevard’s College’s Porter Center. Admission is free to the public and the doors will be open from 6-7:30 p.m., following a business-to-business...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 16, 2014

Rosman Offers To Handle Landfill Leachate - Brevard NC

By a 3-1 vote Tuesday night, the Rosman Board of Aldermen agreed to send a proposal to Transylvania County government to handle leachate from the county landfill. Mayor Brian Shelton said he had done some research on the subject and proposed the town...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

PARI Selects New Exec. Director - Brevard NC

The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) has selected Ken Steiner to serve as executive director. Steiner is a retired engineer who has worked in recent years at PARI as a consultant and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 16, 2014

Fatal Accident Saturday - Brevard NC

Frank Matthew Leggens, 25, of Greenville, N.C. was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday evening on Everett Road. Leggens allegedly entered the hard right turn just past the Thomas Woods neighborhood and lost control of the motorcycle, sliding...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

Family Law

Madeline McKeller, a 2007 Brevard High School graduate, was sworn in Friday at the county courthouse to practice law in North Carolina. McKeller, seen here with her father, Mack, who is also an...

 
 News    October 13, 2014

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Occurs Saturday-Brevard NC

Frank Matthew Leggens, 25, of Greenville, N.C. was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday evening on Everett Road. Leggens allegedly entered the hard right turn just past the Thomas Woods...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 13, 2014

Officials Warn About Property Deeds Offer - Brevard NC

County officials are warning local residents to be on the lookout for a letter from a California-based company offering property deeds and other information for exorbitant amounts of money. Last Wednesday, Register of Deeds Cindy Ownbey said two...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 13, 2014

USDA Funds College Hall - Brevard NC

Brevard College has received a $6.38 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to build a new residence hall. During a luncheon Friday at the college’s Porter Center, Tony Hernandez, the USDA administrator for Rural Housing and...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 13, 2014

Group Forms To Advocate For Alcohol Sales - Brevard NC

Election Day is just under a month away and the battle over the referendum on countywide alcohol sales shows no signs of slowing down after the recent formation of a committee advocating for extending the sale of alcohol. The group, TC Business for...

 
 News    October 13, 2014

Outdoor Group Visits County - Brevard NC

Transylvania County was chosen by the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) as one of the destinations to showcase western North Carolina’s recreational activities during its annual conference last week at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville. OIA...

 
 News    October 13, 2014

Voting Places Are ADA Friendly - Brevard NC

Efforts put into place years ago to make voting places more accessible to voters with disabilities are often underused, according to Transylvania County election officials. They are encouraging more voters to make use of ADA voting equipment and...

 

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