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 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 28, 2014 

Connestee Clubhouse Vote Thursday - Brevard NC

A referendum on proposed upgrades to the Connestee Falls clubhouse has some property owners in the community questioning the viability of the project, which is scheduled to be put to vote beginning...

 
 News    July 28, 2014 

Connestee Deck Collapses, Injuring 5

A deck collapsed at 17 Adohi Court in the Connestee Falls community on Sunday afternoon, injuring five people. “The deck collapsed with seven people on it, and we transported five with non-life threatening injuries,” said Connestee Falls Fire...

 
 News    July 28, 2014 

Stacey's House Gets Big Addition - Brevard NC

Vivian Brookshire told it like it is. The audience sat spellbound as she related how she turned her life around because SAFE was there for her to provide safety and counseling. SAFE is Transylvania's...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 28, 2014 

Rodeo Rides Back To Town - Brevard NC

Local wranglers and western lovers will get to experience the thrill of the rodeo right in their backyard as the Little River Rodeo returns for two nights of action on Aug. 1-2. This is the second year the Little River Rodeo has come to Transylvania...

 
 News    July 28, 2014 

Griffin Running For School Board - Brevard NC

Marty Griffin is running to serve on the Transylvania County School Board. He is a lifelong resident of Transylvania County and considers this to be a "wonderful place to live and raise a family." Gri...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 28, 2014 

Bakers Donate Money For Silvermont Trails In Son's Name - Brevard NC

Gene and Sally Baker have pledged $45,000 for new handicap accessible trails at the Silvermont grounds in Brevard in memory of their son, Jonathan. "Jonathan loved the outdoors," said Gene. "He was...

 
 News    July 28, 2014 

Transylvania Times Wins Six Awards - Brevard NC

The National Newspaper Association (NNA) has announced that The Transylvania Times has won six awards for work done in 2013. The advertising division won two awards for advertising, one for a special section and three for news. In advertising, the...

 
 News    July 28, 2014 

Law And Order

Paulino Eusebio-Salas was arrested July 21 in Pisgah Forest by the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office and charged with a felony first-degree statutory rape. Eusebio-Salas is being held on a $300,000 secured bond. • Bryan Christian Pullum was...

 
 News    July 28, 2014 

Pretty Pause

A butterfly rests for a moment on this flower. (Times photo by John Lanier)...

 
 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...

 

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