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City Employees Praise Wellness Program – Brevard, NC

In response to questions regarding the city of Brevard’s Wellness Fitness Program for employees, nine department heads and employees recently gathered at City Hall to provide testimonials to The...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 27, 2019

City Fire Dept. Benefit Being Axed

As the Brevard Fire Department has transitioned from a volunteer staff to paid employees, a long-time benefit will be dropped when the city’s new budget goes into effect July 1. For more than 20 years, Brevard firefighters who lived within the...

 

Free Speech And Work

Based on several of the comments made in meetings, letters, phone calls and internet postings regarding City Manager Jim Fatland’s mismatched uniform in the Memorial Day Parade and Brevard Fire Chief Bobby Cooper’s subsequent dismissal of two par...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 10, 2019

Social Media Posts Lead To Firings-Brevard, NC

Two part-time Brevard Fire Department employees were fired because of Facebook posts each made about Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland on Saturday, May 25, regarding Fatland’s military attire during the American Legion’s Memorial Day Parade....

 

Cedar Mountain News

McGaha Chapel Singalong By Charles Burden From Brevard and Dunn’s Rock, from See Off Mountain and Caesar’s Head, and especially from Cedar Mountain, with a smattering of Raleigh and Atlanta...

 

County Seeks To Update Voluntary Agriculture District Law

A public hearing will be held on a proposed update of the county’s Voluntary Agriculture District (VAD) ordinance. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved holding the hearing during its recent meeting. The county adopted a VAD...

 

Brevard's First Full-Time Fire Chief Sworn In - Brevard NC

The Brevard Fire Department (BFD) has its first full-time fire chief with the swearing in of Bobby Cooper. Cooper, the county's former Emergency Services director, took the oath of office...

 

Bobby Cooper Named Brevard Fire Chief

Bobby Cooper has been named as the city of Brevard's first full-time fire chief. "Bobby Cooper's experience with Transylvania County EMS, Brevard Fire Department and Lake Toxaway Fire Department will...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 8, 2018

Seeing Florence's Impact Up Close - Brevard NC

From the open cargo door of a Black Hawk helicopter flying 500 feet above southeastern North Carolina in wind and rain, Bobby Cooper, the Emergency Management Services (EMS) director for Transylvania...

 

Charlotte Teen Dies At Falls, 2nd In 2 Weeks -Brevard NC

A 16-year-old Charlotte female, H'Money Siu, died Wednesday after falling down the 150-foot-tall Rainbow Falls in Nantahala National Forest. “We got a call for service right around noon, and finished about 6 p.m.,” said Bobby Cooper, public...

 

UPDATED: Rainbow Falls Claims Another Fatality - Brevard NC

A 16-year-old Charlotte female, H'Money Siu, died Wednesday after falling down the 150-foot-tall Rainbow Falls in Nantahala National Forest. “We got a call for service right around noon, and finished about 6 p.m.,” said Bobby Cooper, public...

 

Waterfall Safety Press Event Rescheduled To June 13 - Brevard

The waterfall safety press event that was postponed because of last week’s flooding has been rescheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, in Pisgah National Forest at Cove Creek Group Campground. This event is sponsored by the Transylvania County...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 31, 2018

Transylvania Spared The Worst Of Rainfall

Though Transylvania County has gotten drenched in rain, in comparison to adjacent counties it hasn't got hit the hardest. "Overall, since Monday, Brevard has received 3.9 inches of rain, Lake Toxaway...

 

Staged Waterfall Rescue Planned At Cove Creek

With vacationers arriving throughout outdoor destinations in western North Carolina, park, forest and emergency management leaders will gather to talk about waterfall safety at 10 a.m., Thursday, at Cove Creek Group Campground in Pisgah National...

 

County Approves Funds For Landfill Upgrades

Transylvania County commissioners recently approved $447,200 in funding for the Solid Waste Department, and specifically the landfill, to make sure the county remains in compliance, can address major equipment breakdowns and other issues, and to prov...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (July - September)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JULY •Sandy Blythe was sentenced to roughly six to eight years in prison after she...

 

Center For Domestic Violence Victims Moving Forward

A move to allow local victims of domestic violence to get the support and the services they may need beneath one roof took a step forward Tuesday. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted during its rescheduled regular meeting for repairs...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 24, 2017

EMS Facing Tourism Pressures

The needs of local EMS crews and first responders in response to tourist-related incidents were the topic of conversation at the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting. The council meets once a month with local public land...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 20, 2017

Tourism Impact Touted

If the local tourist industry were a single employer, it would be the largest and the highest revenue producer in the county. So said Clark Lovelace, executive director of the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA), during a...

 

County Employees Recognized With Service Awards – Brevard NC

During its Christmas luncheon for its employees, Transylvania County held its annual service awards: •30 years — Lodema D. Crowell (library); James H. Jones (sheriff’s office); Christy T. Stansel (finance); and Debra W. Walker (tax administrati...

 

Year In Review – July, August, and September

JULY •The Rosman Board of Alderman unanimously approved its 2016/17 fiscal year budget, including a 3-cent property tax increase. The $245,521 general fund budget was roughly $6,000 more than the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 5, 2016

Mother Wants Hospital Birthing Center To Reopen - Brevard NC

Nikki Vaughn, a Balsam Grove resident and new mother, has started an online petition to reopen Transylvania Regional Hospital's (TRH) birthing center, which closed in March 2015. Vaughn gave birth to...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    July 25, 2016

Waterfall-Related Death Takes Total To Five - Brevard NC

A woman died after slipping and falling nearly 185 feet from the top of Rainbow Falls on Thursday. The woman has been identified as Taylor Terrell, a news anchor for 41NBC in Atlanta, Ga. According...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    July 21, 2016

Woman Dies At Rainbow Falls-Brevard NC

Editor's Note: This story has been updated from a previous version. A woman died after slipping and falling nearly 185 feet from the top of Rainbow Falls on Thursday. The woman has been identified as...

 

Thomas "Tommy" Paul Prange

Thomas "Tommy" Paul Prange, 80, of Pittsburg, Texas, formerly of Pisgah Forest, went to be with the Lord, June 18, 2016. At the time of his death, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in...

 

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