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 By John Lanier    News    April 16, 2018

Ballard: Humankind's Survival Rests In The Seas

If humankind is to survive, the solution is in the seas, not the stars. That was one of several messages renowned oceanographic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard delivered to a packed house at Brevard College’s Porter Center for Performing Arts last Th...

 

Courthouse Tree To Stay-Brevard NC

Transylvania County government has announced that the evaluation of the Norway Spruce tree at the courthouse is complete and the tree will remain a fixture on the courthouse site. "We couldn't be...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 16, 2018

Early Voting Starts Thursday

Early voting for the May 8 primary begins this Thursday. The following races will be on the ballot: •Will Cathey, David Guice and Danny Hein are running for two seats in the Republican Party primary for the Transylvania County Board of...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 16, 2018

County Approves Funding For SROs

The Board of Commissioners has approved the funding for 11 school resource officers (SROs) in the county for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. During its regular meeting last week, commissioners approved $685,672 in county funds to pay for...

 

Gun Discussion Planned

What concerns do you have about the current state of gun ownership in our society, or in our community? What steps would you take to address any of your concerns regarding gun ownership? What factors should we consider in addressing the issue of gun...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 16, 2018

Third Pisgah Pride Day Set For May 5

The Pisgah Conservancy, U.S. Forest Service and a host of supporting organizations have announced their third annual "Pisgah Pride Day 2018," which will be held on May 5. Most work crews will convene...

 

Hooker Falls To Get Bathroom, Upper Parking Lot To Be Closed Temporarily-Brevard NC

DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) will be improving visitor service by adding a permanent restroom near the Hooker Falls Access Area. The construction started Monday and is expected to be completed by mid-August. The bathrooms are designed to...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 12, 2018

Town Rejects Baggy Pants Ban - Rosman, NC

The Rosman Board of Alderman Tuesday night unanimously voted to kill an agenda item regarding a request from a town citizen to ban the wearing of baggy pants. Rosman Mayor Brian Shelton said a town resident made the ordinance request. Alderman Mark...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 12, 2018

Family Getting Help After Home Fire - Cedar Mountain, NC

The cause of a house fire Sunday that destroyed the home of Derek and Krissie Williams on Sugaree Road in Cedar Mountain has been ruled "undetermined" by investigators from the Transylvania County...

 

College To Honor Couple After Significant Donation

Brevard College will honor the late Lynwood McElroy (Class of 1939) for an estate gift of nearly $670,000 bestowed upon the college after he passed away late last year at the age of 98. The McElroy bequest to the general scholarship fund means the...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 12, 2018

Official: No Decision On Courthouse Tree - Brevard, NC

No decision has been made yet on the fate of the large Norwegian spruce tree that sits in front of the courthouse in downtown Brevard, according to County Manager Jaime Laughter. "We are working on a...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 12, 2018

County Approves Center Grants - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Board of Commissioners has approved grant funding totaling roughly $50,000 that will go to the county’s community centers to make improvements, including being able to provide WiFi. In February, the county sought grant...

 

County 2025 Comprehensive Plan Receives Award - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Planning and Community Development Department received the 2018 Merit Award for the 2025 Transylvania County Comprehensive Plan by the American Planning Association and...

 

Law and Order For April 12, 2018

Two arrests have been made in connection with two burglaries on Nancy Mountain Road in Rosman on April 6. At one home, reported stolen were a .22-caliber Ruger Pistol, an older model shotgun, a black 9 mm-caliber gun, a camouflage .22-caliber rifle...

 

Small Businesses Rally For United Way

This is the third year that United Way of Transyl-vania County (UWTC) and Perfect Balance Physical Therapy (PBPT) have collaborated to present the Small Business Rally for UWTC. The rally provides sma...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 9, 2018

Assault Draws Riders Near, Far

Gregg Ballew travelled all the way from Dallas, Texas, to ride Saturday in the 19th Annual Assault on the Carolinas. More than a thousand riders came from across the country and beyond to take part...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 9, 2018

Six Road Projects Set For The Next 10 Years

The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) has six projects, including improvements to Wilson Road, scheduled over the next 10 years in Transylvania County. The six projects are part of the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). “We are...

 

Hein Seeking GOP Nod For County

Danny Hein said he is running for Transylvania County commissioner "to serve and to elevate the prospects of all Transylvanians." Hein is one of three Republicans running for two seats in the May 2...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 9, 2018

Latest Census Shows Population Growth

Transylvania County’s population grew about 2.6 percent between 2010 and 2017, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. That reflects a nationwide trend of rural counties growing and attracting younger generations of people. Rur...

 

Volunteers Sought To Show 'Brevard Cares'

Brevard volunteers are invited to a community cleanup day on Saturday, April 28. This will be the seventh annual “Brevard Cares” event. Community volunteers are invited to gather to assist elderly, disabled, or neighbors who otherwise need...

 

Grants In Memory Of Jones Given To Local Community Organizations

Conserving Carolina is awarding grants to two organizations within the Cedar Mountain community. The Rocky Hill Baptist Church and Cedar Mountain Community Center will each receive a one-time award...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 5, 2018

Developer Tries Again To Bring Housing To City

A developer is again seeking to bring a new housing development to the city of Brevard. Jim Yamin, president of Workforce Housing, Inc., has applied for the rezoning of property at 746 Rosman Highway, at the Nicholson Creek Road intersection, for a...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 5, 2018

Teenager Charged After Stabbing Brother

A 17-year-old accused of stabbing his 6-year-old brother in the neck Monday night at Mountain Glen Apartments in Brevard has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily harm. The 6-year-old has been released from...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 5, 2018

Panel: Yearly User Fees In Forest Under Discussion

Editor’s Note: The following is the second part of the story about last week’s panel discussion at the library concerning the future of both Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. The first part appeared in Monday’s paper. The U.S. Forest Servi...

 

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