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 By Kevin Fuller    News    February 11, 2016 

O'Shields Trial To Begin Monday - Brevard NC

On the evening of April 6, 2011, 27-year-old Toby Mathis walked into the Dollar General store on the Old Rosman Highway, where shortly after he was shot to death. Transylvania County Sheriff's Office...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    February 11, 2016 

Clemson Park Edges Closer To New Look – Brevard NC

Brevard City Council approved funding during its recent annual retreat for a new-look Clemson Park at the corner of West Main and South Broad streets in downtown. Council unanimously approved a...

 
 News    February 11, 2016 

County Deeding Over Park, Pool To Rosman - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners Monday authorized a letter of intent to be written that would deed ownership of Champion Park, including the pool and softball field, to the town of Rosman. The...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 11, 2016 

Rosman Aldermen Oppose Forest Recreation Proposal - Brevard NC

The Rosman Board of Alderman voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a resolution against the creation of a National Recreation Area (NRA) for Pisgah National Forest. As previously reported, 37 recreation and environmental groups drafted and released to...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    February 11, 2016 

DOT Official Explains Snow Clearing Policy For Roads - Brevard NC

While the recent winter weather mix left some Transylvania County residents frustrated by the response to clearing some secondary roads, local N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) maintenance...

 
 News    February 11, 2016 

Oskar Blues Hosting Food Truck, Music Festival - Brevard NC

Oskar Blues Brewery is bringing the inaugural Loaded Up and Truckin' Food Truck-Off and Aural Pleasure Fest, a local food truck and music festival, to the 140-acre Oskar Blues REEB Ranch located on...

 
 News    February 11, 2016 

DA: No Criminal Charges After Suspect's Death - Brevard NC

District Attorney Greg Newman announced Wednesday that no criminal charges will be brought against any member of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office or the Hendersonville Police Department as a result of the death of Bruce Dean Stafford at the He...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

Oskar Blues Brewery Planning New Festival On April 16-Brevard NC

Oskar Blues Brewery will host its inaugural Loaded Up and Truckin' Food Truck-Off and Aural Pleasure Fest, a local food truck throwdown and music festival on April 16 at the 140-acre Oskar Blues REEB...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

Boys & Girls Club Closes Again Due To Building Issues - Brevard NC

During last week’s heavy rain, the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County on Gallimore Road in Brevard flooded, causing it to close until further notice. Staff at the after-school program reported sewage and stormwater coming up throu...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 8, 2016

School 'Virtual' Days Lauded - Brevard NC

Both parents and school staff have indicated the virtual days implemented during last month’s snowstorm were a success. Virtual days occur when inclement weather forces schools to close, but students have meaningful academic work that is done at...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

Hunters Voice Forest Concerns - Brevard NC

The possibility of Pisgah National Forest becoming a National Recreation Area (NRA) spurred a large group of people to attend last week's Board of Commissioners' meeting and voice their opposition to...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 8, 2016

Rise & Shine Celebrates 20 Years And Counting - Brevard NC

The Rise & Shine program is celebrating 20 years of afterschool academic enrichment programming this year. To celebrate, raise funds and spread the word, Jaime's Creole Brassiere in downtown...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

County Jobless Rate Ends 2015 At 5.3 Percent - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in December of 2015 was 5.3 percent, the same jobless rate as in November, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

DuPont Forest Reopens Its Single-Track Trails - Brevard NC

DuPont State Recreational Forest reopened its single-track trails last weekend, with a few exceptions. Airstrip, Reasonover and Mine Mountain trails will remain closed due to the possibility of a freeze. DuPont officials will provide an update when...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

How much did the new visitor kiosk sign cost on the south wall of O.P. Taylor’s toy store in downtown Brevard? The three kiosk panels, each 3 feet wide by 5 feet tall, cost roughly $10,000 in total, according to Clark Lovelace, the executive...

 
 News    February 8, 2016

Rosman Basketball Game Postponed Until Wednesday-Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers' home basketball game against Hayesville has been postponed until Wednesday. Brevard officials say they will make a decision regarding their home game against Pisgah by...

 
 News    February 4, 2016

Brevard Music Center, Aspen Music Festival Go Head-To-Head Over Super Bowl-Brevard NC

Lady Gaga won't be the only one in the musical spotlight at Super Bowl 50. This Sunday, Brevard Music Center and Aspen Music Festival are putting their batons down, and fists up, to defend the honor...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    February 4, 2016

Desmeliks Inspired By Panthers - Brevard NC

When 6-year-old Holmes Desmelik was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor last year, he did what any 6-year-old would do by looking for help from Superman. However, Holmes' Superman just happens...

 
 News    February 4, 2016

Commissioners Reject Courthouse, Arena Study – Brevard NC

A majority of county commissioners Monday decided against funding a study that would have looked at the feasibility of building a new courthouse and an adjacent 1,500-2,000 seat multi-purpose athletic, performance and meeting facility off North Broad...

 
 News    February 4, 2016

Heavy Rains Deluge Transylvania County Wednesday

Heavy rains Wednesday closed numerous roads in the county and caused significant flooding in areas. In the Rosman area, the North Fork spilled over its banks at Headwaters Outfitters. A flash flood...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    February 4, 2016

Mysterious Flag Arrives In Mail - Brevard NC

When Pisgah Forest resident Richard Mayberry received a suspicious brown envelope with a return address of Bucharest, Romania, he had no idea what was inside. “I picked it up and said, ‘Jeez, this is from Romania and thought, ‘Is this a...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    February 4, 2016

Brevard Police Now Wearing Body Cameras - Brevard NC

City of Brevard police officers have started wearing body cameras in an attempt to have better ties with the community and prioritize transparency. Police Chief Phil Harris made the announcement...

 
 News    February 4, 2016

Planning Board Choice Divides Commissioners - Brevard NC

The Board of Commissioners was divided Monday over an appointment to the county’s Planning Board, with a majority choosing former commissioner Daryle Hogsed over Mark Tooley. Commissioners Larry Chapman, Jason Chappell and Kelvin Phillips sided...

 

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