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 By Matt McGregor    News    March 14, 2019

Hemp Having A Growing Local Impact

After two tours of duty in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army in the late 2000s, Justin Fisher battled with chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and the effects of a minor, traumatic brain...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 11, 2019

Henson Issued Criminal Summons

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office served a criminal summons Thursday to N.C. Rep. Cody Henson for one misdemeanor count of cyberstalking. Kelsey Henson, the lawmaker's wife, filed the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 7, 2019

Cat Café Plans To Be A Hangout Spot With A Difference

Cat café fever has come to Brevard with a local rescue organization and a Brevard College business class teaming up to create a community hangout spot where patrons can relax with kitty companions. Erica Erickson, who runs the Pisgah Animal Welfare...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 4, 2019

Fire Causes Major Damage To Home

A house fire this morning left significant damage to a home in Connestee Falls but no major injuries. Firefighters received a call just before 3 a.m. to the home at 2815 Connestee Trail, according to Connestee Fire Rescue Chief Chase Owen. When...

 

Henson Receives Domestic Violence Order

On Tuesday, Judge Fritz Mercer granted a Domestic Violence Order of Protection against N.C. Rep. Cody Henson, who represents District 113, which includes Transylvania County. In Transylvania County Civil Court, after hearing almost four hours of text...

 

Council Reverses Vote On Changes To Steep Slopes

On Monday, Brevard City Council voted 3-2 against a proposal that would have allowed for construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent to a roughly 50 percent grade. Councilmen Maurice Jones and Mac Morrow supported the change,...

 

Jury Trial, Pleas Heard

A Transylvania County Superior Court jury has found 30-year-old Dakota Ray Griffith not guilty of attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Griffith was arrested by the Transylvania...

 

Arrest Made After Shooting Incident

Mark Anthony Rushton, 35, has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury after an early morning shooting incident, Thurs-day, at 228 Oakdale...

 

After 67 Years, Valentine's Day Still Special

After 67 years of marriage, Jim and Gloria Sanders, of Brevard, still celebrate Valentine's Day. "Let me tell you how we celebrate," Gloria began. "He used to bring me candy and roses. But I now have...

 

Anonymous Couple Buys A Camper For Fire Victims

A charitable couple who wish to remain anonymous has donated a travel-camper to the newly wed Josh and Stephanie Flood, who lost their old camper in a fire on Jan. 31. As previously reported, a few...

 

Steep Slope Changes On City's Radar

Brevard City Council is currently moving toward increasing the allowable construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent grade to just shy of a 50 percent grade. The current proposal also recommends changing the formula for...

 

Movie Magic Found In 'The Good Things Devil's Do'

It was supposed to be one last heist, but it shouldn't be a surprise that a burglary in Transylvania County would be interrupted by an ancient vampire's awakening, resulting in a night of terror....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 4, 2019

Couple's Home Lost To Fire

A couple lost all their possessions after a travel-camper fire Thursday morning at 2910 Asheville Highway gutted Josh Flood and Stephanie Galloway's home in a matter of minutes. While there were no...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 28, 2019

Ice Patch Blamed For Road Accident

An ice patch reportedly was the cause of a three-car accident on Rosman Highway on Friday morning. According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, the accident was called in at 7:51 a.m. “There were two vehicles, a Toyota Tacoma and a Toyota Sienna,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 24, 2019

Council Hears Complaints About Flag - Brevard, NC

During Tuesday’s Brevard City Council, local NAACP officials asked the city to revisit the legalities of displaying the Confederate flag at public events, but they ran up against the protections on free speech laid out in the U.S. Constitution....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 21, 2019

Miss Bengal Crowned

Chloe Drennan (third from left) took the crown Saturday at this year's Rosman High School Miss Bengal pageant. Madison Henson (fourth from left) was the first runner up. Shelby Owen (second from...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 17, 2019

Sheriff's Office Releases Latest Round Of Arrests

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office provided the following arrest reports: •Jonathan Scott Schane-berger, 32, was arrested on Jan. 7 for one felony count of possession of marijuana. He was placed in the detention center under a $6,000 bond....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 14, 2019

Ice Storm Causes Multiple Outages

As of 9:30 a.m., today, Duke Energy was reporting that 688 out of its 15,821 customers in Transylvania County were without power because of the downed lines caused by freezing rain on Saturday night. “The sleet and freezing rain that passed...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 10, 2019

Local Emerges With Sword 'Forged In Fire'

Jason Brown, a Brevard local, recently entered the intense heat of competition on season five of the History Channel's television series "Forged in Fire," and he emerged with a "ring-hilted sword."...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 7, 2019

Rescues Required During Torrential Rains - Brevard NC

The torrential rains the county suffered at the end of 2018 led to the rescue of a woman and two donkeys in separate incidents. On Friday, Dec. 28, a woman drove around a barricade on Davidson River R...

 

Secret 'Elves' Bring Some Joy - Brevard NC

Volunteers drawn out through social media on the “We Are Brevard NC” Facebook page created an anonymous group of “Elves” who brought 12 days of Christmas to Accordius Health of Brevard, an assisted living facility on North Country Club Road....

 

Santa Visits A 'Christmas in The Park' - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Department's first annual "Christmas in the Park" festival drew a big crowd on Saturday. "In the past, we've done a Breakfast with Santa," said Jared...

 

City Of Brevard Receives A 'Clean Audit'

During Monday’s regular Brevard City Council meeting, the city received a “clean audit” report for the close of the fiscal year on June 30. Dan Mullinix, assurance manager for Gould Killian CPA Group, P.A., said there was nothing major to...

 

Live Nativity Celebrating 50th Anniversary - Brevard NC

For 50 years, the tableau of the nativity scene at Bethlehem has been viewed on the hill of Brevard Wesleyan Church off North Broad Street during the Christmas season. The congregation's homage to...

 

Teen Found Guilty Of Assault - Brevard NC

The then 16-year-old Brevard High student who was initially charged on three misdemeanor charges of simple assault, communicating threats and ethnic intimidation of a fellow student in May 2017 was found guilty Friday of simple assault, while the...

 

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