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Brevard Police Department Looking For Bike Owners

The Brevard Police Department has bicycles in its possession whose owners cannot be found. The police department is publishing notice to all persons who may have, or claim, any interest to make, or establish a claim or interest, not later than 30...

 

Lois Barnette Kellar

Lois Barnette Kellar, 102, passed away Feb. 18, 2019, in Brevard. Born Nov. 3, 1916, in Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Adgar Washington Barnette and his wife, Mary Hollingsworth. S...

 

Strike Out Childhood Cancer At Rockin' Bowl Tournament

Rockin’ Bowl, along with St. Baldrick’s of Transylvania County, will host the 3rd annual Strike Out Childhood Cancer bowling tournament on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person, or $100 for a team up to 10 folks. So far, 15...

 

Glancing Back: Rosman High School Considered Unsafe

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 30, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. _______________ Craig M. Cheek, 18, of Pisgah Forest and Robert Long, 17, of Brevard were injured Friday, Jan. 24, when their motorcycle ran up under a dump...

 

Glancing Back, Jan. 23, 1969: Jaycees Name Huggins Young Man Of Year

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 23, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. _______________ John R. Huggins, Principal of Brevard Junior High School, was named “Outstanding Young Man of the Year” at the Brevard Jaycees’ annual...

 

Sister Remembers Her Shooting Victim Brother

Rita Searcy still finds herself trying to text her big brother, Waybern Shelton. "I texted him every day," Searcy said. "If something happens, I want to tell him, but then I have to stop and remember,...

 
 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...

 

City, County Officials Look Back To 2018 And The Year Ahead - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: City of Brevard and Board of Commissioner members were contacted for comment about 2018 and the year ahead. The following responded: •Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris — “The city of Brevard had a great year with many financial...

 

Law and Order: Dec. 31, 2018 - Brevard NC

Arrests •John Conway Popson, 30, was arrested on Dec. 18 for one felony count of methamphetamine possession and one felony count of maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance. He was placed in the detention center under a $15,000 bond. •Car...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

BRCC Graduates 18 From Basic Law Enforcement Training - Brevard NC

Eighteen Blue Ridge Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) cadets graduated during Dec. 18 exercises at the Thomas Auditorium on the Henderson County Campus. Graduates and the city...

 

A Welcome Shelter From The Storm - Brevard NC

Though movies and television shows in popular culture often tell a story of people turning on each other after the modern conveniences of society break down, in Transylvania County, citizens, county...

 

New Cell Tower To Improve Coverage - Brevard NC

County Commissioners unanimously approved a permit variance that will see the replacement of a telecommunications tower on Rich Mountain with a new one, which should significantly increase cell phone coverage in the Cedar Mountain area, including...

 

Digging Out, Out Playing - Brevard NC

As of 9 a.m., today, 6,302 Duke Energy customers and 1,920 Haywood EMC customers in Transylvania County were still without power. The outages came after snow dumped as much as 2 feet in the Lake...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 3, 2018

Emergency Officials Train For Active Shooter - Brevard NC

An active-shooter simulation was held in the Transylvania County administration building on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, Brevard Police Department, Brevard Fire Department, Emergency Management,...

 

The Haven To Reopen Winter Emergency Shelter - Brevard NC

As the weather turns cooler and nights get colder, some people are trying to make sure nobody is left out in the cold. The Haven of Transylvania County operates two shelters year round, an 18-bed...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 4, 2018

Firing Range To Get Second Hearing - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved a rehearing for the Brevard Police Department’s application for a special-use permit to build an outdoor firing range near the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek Road, which is...

 

Re-elect Mahoney

The November election is fast approaching. I just want to encourage everyone to vote and to voice my support for the re-election of Sheriff David Mahoney. David’s experience should speak for itself. He has worked over 27 years in our Sheriff’s...

 

Election 2018: Transylvania County Sheriff - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: Candidates for the Board of Education, Transylvania County sheriff, Board of Commissioners, and state House and state Senate took part in a candidate forum Thursday at the library....

 

Major General Recounts Sept. 11, 2001, Experiences - Brevard NC

Major General Joe Taluto was at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, the morning the first plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. He was a deputy commander of the 42nd Infantry Division that was working on what is called “war...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 10, 2018

Board Rejects Shooting Range - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard Board of Adjustment unanimously denied the police department’s application last week for a new outdoor firing range located upstream of the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek Road. The board, citing a lack of information,...

 

Shooting Victim Dies - Brevard NC

Waybern Shelton, who was shot during an Aug. 17 robbery at the Cardinal Drive-In, died Monday morning, according to Police Chief Phil Harris. The 68-year-old was shot by a suspect who is still at large. The investigation is still ongoing. At about...

 

BPD Grows Beards To Strike Out Cancer

Local residents may have noticed over the past several weeks that many of the boys in blue at the Brevard Police Department (BPD) are sporting more than a 5 o'clock shadow. Goatees, mustaches, random...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 23, 2018

Shooting Victim Critical, Suspect Sought - Brevard NC

Waybern Shelton, the 68-year-old victim of the Friday morning shooting incident in the parking lot of Cardinal Drive-In, was listed as in critical condition as of Wednesday morning, accor-ding to the Brevard Police Department (BPD). Brevard...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 20, 2018

Suspect Sought After Victim Shot Outside Restaurant - Brevard NC

The Brevard Police Department is still investigating an armed robbery in which a victim received a gunshot wound in the abdomen at 1:30 a.m., Friday, at the Cardinal Drive-In. The 68-year-old victim, a local resident, was treated at the scene and...

 

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