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 News    April 14, 2014 

Donations Sought For Local St. Jude Children's Fundraiser

The Weekday Children's Preschoolers participated in the annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital fundraiser for children with cancer and rode their tricycles and bikes around the fellowship hall....

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 14, 2014 

Jury Finds Melissa Amber Dalton Guilty - Brevard NC

Melissa Amber Dalton was sentenced to life in prison for murder, plus 26 years for assault with a deadly weapon, after a jury found the 32-year-old guilty Monday afternoon in Transylvania County Super...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 14, 2014 

Aethelwold Returns To Former Glory - Brevard NC

When Tim Hall purchased the historic Aethelwold building in downtown Brevard more than 20 years ago, what had once been called the city's "crown jewel" was far past its glory days and in danger of...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 14, 2014 

Consultant Weighs In On Task Force's Recommendations - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: In anticipation of Transylvania County Commissioner's first discussion of the economic development efforts laid out during two presentations earlier this year from the Economic...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 14, 2014 

Education Focus Of Forum - Brevard NC

Several of the education laws passed by the General Assembly last year did not originate in North Carolina. Buddy Harris, a policy analyst for the Hunt Institute located in Chapel Hill, told a group of roughly 100 people at a Forum Project...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 14, 2014 

Taxidermist Wins Top Business Plan Prize - Brevard NC

In an evening dedicated to celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship, Racks and Rivers Taxidermy took home the top prize at the Transylvania Partnership's Fifth Annual Business Plan Competition last...

 
 News    April 14, 2014 

Driver Not To Blame For Gas Truck Accident – Brevard NC

The driver of the Freeman Gas truck that overturned into the Little River Wednesday afternoon off U.S. 276 in Cedar Mountain was not at fault, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. A wooden bridge gave way as the truck was crossing. The driver was...

 
 News    April 14, 2014 

Ring-A-Ding-Ding

The Transylvania Times cowbells were a blast with the young during Saturday's Assault on the Carolinas. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 
 News    April 14, 2014 

Silver Alert Issued For Pisgah Forest Teen – Transylvania County NC

A Silver Alert was issued on Saturday for a missing teenager in Transylvania County. Ashton Dakota Hoxit, 16, disappeared after last being seen on the Asheville Highway in Pisgah Forest. Officials...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 10, 2014

Downtown Brevard Landmark Celebrated; Plans Revealed-Brevard NC

More than 100 years after it originally opened and more than 60 years after it closed, approximately 100 people attended a private reception Thursday afternoon to celebrate the completion of the resto...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Community Invited To College's EarthFest-Brevard NC

Community members of all ages are invited to celebrate Earth Day at Brevard College's EarthFest this Saturday, April 12. Come enjoy a day of free family fun and environmental activities from 11 a.m....

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Assault On The Carolinas Schedule This Friday and Saturday

Schedule of Events April 11 2:30pm Carmichael Training Systems (CTS) Doors open for riders and visitors Riders can enter $1 raffle for CTS Camp entry ($200 value) 3:30pm-5pm Above Quotations Coffee...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Freeman Gas Truck Overturns; Closes U.S. 276 For Several Hours Wednesday

UPDATED: The driver of the Freeman Gas truck that overturned into the Little River Wednesday afternoon off U.S. 276 in Cedar Mountain was not at fault, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. A wooden...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Assault On The Carolinas Routes and Vantage Points

AOTC Vantage Points: Looking for a great spot from which to view the race? It will start in Brevard at 9 a.m., and riders typically finish the loop between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Here are some...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Comment Deadline For National Forests Is April 28-Brevard NC

The U.S. Forest Service is encouraging people to submit comments by April 28 on the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. The NOI, published last month in the Federal Register, is part of the next phase of revising the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 10, 2014

Attorney: Amber Dalton Was 'Legally Insane' -Brevard NC

Amber Melissa Dalton was “legally insane,” according to her attorney, when she stabbed 57-year-old Richard Holden to death in his Brevard apartment. “She had a psychotic reaction,” said attorney Tony Dalton during the opening arguments in...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Bob Bednarek Stepping Down As Hospital CEO – Brevard NC

Bob Bednarek, Transylvania Regional Hospital's (TRH) president and CEO for 18 years, assumes a new role on May 19 as vice president of rural health planning and development for Mission Health. Craig...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 10, 2014

City, Brewery Work To Solve Plant Problems - Brevard NC

At the city of Brevard Wastewater Treatment Plant, biological microbes, rather than a mechanical process, are crucial in keeping the system working. But for more than a year that biological process has been frequently overwhelmed, leading to the...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Sliding Rock Fee Increasing From $1 Per Person To $2 - Brevard NC

The daily fee at Sliding Rock Recreation Area is increasing from $1 to $2 per person. Annual passes will remain at $25. Additional revenue is required to operate this extremely popular site, which often receives 1,000 or more people a day, according...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Jobless Number Decreases-Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate decreased from 7.7 percent in January to 7.3 percent in February, according to the latest figures from the state Division of Employment Security (DES). The local jobless numbers only take into account those who...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Puzzle Pieces Reflect Nature Of Autism - Brevard NC

As part of commemorating April as Autism Awareness Month, the Transylvania County Library has a special display in the children's section. One item in the display is a puzzle made up of 48 recycled wo...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

House Fire Investigated - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious house fire at 5474 Greenville highway in the Connestee Falls area. The fire was reported in the early morning hours of March 3. Anyone with information may report it...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

15th Assault On The Carolinas - This Friday and Saturday

The ride on Saturday, April 12, leaving from downtown Brevard will be the 15th annual Assault on the Carolinas. A lot has changed in the years since the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest decided to hold a...

 
 News    April 7, 2014

Fee Increasing At Sliding Rock-Brevard NC

The daily fee at Sliding Rock Recreation Area is increasing from $1 to $2 per person. Annual passes will remain at $25. Additional revenue is required to operate this extremely popular site, which...

 

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