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 By Matt McGregor    News    May 3, 2018

Teen Arrested After Schools Put On Lockdown - Brevard NC

A 17-year-old Davidson River School student was arrested after he allegedly communicated threats on the social media platform Snapchat, which resulted in a soft lockdown at several county schools on Monday. The student was located and arrested...

 

Library, And TRAIN To Celebrate Volunteers

The Transylvania County Library and United Way of Transylvania County's TRAIN will present "Celebration of Volunteers" Monday, May 14, from 4-7 p.m. in the library's Rogow Room. The event offers...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 26, 2018

County Grants Museum 12 More Months

Transylvania County commissioners approved another 12-month lease for the WNC Military History Museum to be housed in the old county administration building, but the suggestion was made they would not support extending the lease in the future....

 

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...

 
 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...

 

Latest Update: Seventeen-Year-Old Charged With Stabbing 6-Year-Old Brother-Brevard NC

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 victim has been...

 

Law and Order

Editor’s Note: Otherwise noted, the following arrests were made by the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office. •John Patrick Ehrier, 50, was arrested on March 25 for one felony count of fleeing to elude arrest. He was placed in the detention cent...

 

Bowling Event Raises Money To Fight Childhood Cancer

Thursday, March 15, St. Baldricks of Transylvania County held its 2nd annual bowling tournament, and like last year, Rockin' Bowl donated the whole alley for the fundraiser. Teams from all over...

 

Domestic Violence Victims Have New Resource To Turn To

A large number of people Tuesday turned out for the ribbon cutting of the Transylvania County Family Resource Center, which will provide help and services to victims of domestic and/or sexual violence...

 

Bowling Tourney To Benefit Children With Cancer To Be Held On March 15

Rockin’ Bowl, along with St. Baldrick’s of Transylvania County, will host the 2nd annual Strike Out Childhood Cancer bowling tournament on Thursday, March 15, at 6 p.m. The cost is $20 per person, or $100 for a team up to eight. All proceeds...

 

Local Family Resource Center To Open - Brevard, NC

On March 20, from 2:30-4 p.m., the Transylvania County Family Resource Center located at 221 S. Gaston St. in Brevard will have its grand opening. Speakers will include Commissioner Page Lemel,...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 5, 2018

Mahoney Highlights Recruitment Challenges

Sheriff David Mahoney has been “sounding the alarm” about recruiting and retaining qualified people for his office for the past two years. In the past, he’s been asked whether he was “pushing the panic button.” Mahoney said he replied that...

 

Competitive Salaries

On today’s front page, readers will find a story in which Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney reported to the county commissioners the difficulty of recruiting and retaining law enforcement officers. Scrutiny of law enforcement officers...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 1, 2018

Misheard Conversation Sparks Lockdowns

Brevard College's two-and-a-half hour lockdown on Tuesday began as the result of a concerned grandmother's call to the college because she overheard her granddaughter discussing a five-month-old...

 

Brown Files For Clerk Position

Kristi B. Brown, clerk of Superior Court in Transylvania County, will seek the Republican Party nomination for the office in the May 8 primary. Brown has been with the clerk's office for almost 18...

 

Council Awards Officers

During its regular meeting last week, Brevard City Council recognized several law enforcement officials for “lifesaving” and “valor.” Cindy Hyder was awarded the Lifesaving Award by the Brevard Police Department (BPD). Hyder was a BPD...

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition: C.A.R.E. Members Attend And Present At National Conference

Members of the C.A.R.E. Coalition attended the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) forum in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5-8. CADCA represents the interests of more than 5,000 coalitions fr...

 

Transylvania County Resource Center To Serve Victims Of Domestic And Sexual Violence

On Jan. 11, 15 local agencies came together to create the Transylvania County Resource Center. Funded by four grants and the Women for Women foundation, this center will support victims of domestic and sexual violence. The collaborative impact model...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 18, 2018

Arrests Made After College Break-Ins - Brevard, NC

An ongoing investigation into a series of break-ins during Brevard College’s winter break has led to three student arrests. The Brevard Police Department reported the following arrests: •Gerald Tyrone Price, 19, was arrested for five counts of fe...

 

Merge Police And Sheriff's Departments

Mayor Harris recently sent a plea for donations to fund the rebuilding of the old depot on Railroad Avenue. (Sounds like a good idea but of a questionable priority with all of the other funding needs of the city.) The possibility for a fairly...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 4, 2018

Minor Road Accidents Reported

The transition from 2017 to 2018 arrived drizzled with a glaze of icy conditions that kept many people off the roads, impacting much of western North Carolina and delaying traffic on I-26 and I-40 for hours. According to the N.C. Highway Patrol,...

 

Music On Christmas Day

I want to thank the owners and sponsors of WSQL, White Squirrel Radio, for broadcasting Christmas music on Christmas day. There were no commercials and no breaks for news. The music selected was tasteful and inspirational. On the hour, Mayor Jimmy...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 1, 2018

Quiet Time For Crime Reported

Local law enforcement reported a fairly quiet Christmas weekend in Transylvania County. “This year has been so quiet, it’s scary,” said Eddie Gunter, chief deputy with the Sheriff’s Office. “Our call volume was way down and only a few...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (April - June)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. APRIL •Brevard was selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, a...

 

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...

 

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