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 By Park Baker    News    July 2, 2018

Moms Taking Action - Transylvania County, NC

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part story about the local chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. On top of constructive conversation, local attorney Emily Walthall said she just wants some common sense gun reform. As a...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Honors Law Enforcement Training Graduates

The Blue Ridge Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program recently graduated 11 cadets. Family, friends, faculty and staff were present as the college honored the college's 32nd...

 

RHS Sponsors 17th Annual After-Prom Lock-In

"Have you seen my dress?" "Did you buy your tickets yet?" "Will you be on my 3x3 team? We're going to beat everyone else!" "I hope I win that kayak or the PS4!" "Did you hear we're having laser tag...

 

Grimm Receives Eagle Scout Award

Douglas Grimm, a member of BSA Troop 703 of Brevard, was awarded the Eagle Scout award on Sunday, May 6, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church. Grimm is a senior at Brevard High School from which he'll...

 

Connestee Falls Hosts 15th VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania's 15th Annual Golf Tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts, alike, to fund operational expenses and a tuition scholarship for the...

 

Child's Death Being Looked At

A 4-year-old child who was reported to have fallen out of a bedroom window of a mobile home Friday in Rosman has died. Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney said the child was transported to Mission Hospital and died on Saturday. “The...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 7, 2018

Ex-Tax Chief Gets Prison Term

Annette Raines, the county’s former tax administrator, was sentenced in court to five and 15 months in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to embezzling up to $93,000 from the Transylvania County Rescue Squad between 2009 to 2016. Judge Mark...

 

Candidate Profiles: Clerk of Court

Incumbent Kristi Brown is facing a challenge from Jason Chappell in the Republican primary. No Democrats filed. Kristi Brown Age: 51 Family: Husband, David, and two children, Matthew and Hope. Occupat...

 

For WNC Military History Museum: Community Leaders Offer Ideas For Growth

Eleven Transylvania leaders met at the WNC Military History Museum on March 20 for a luncheon roundtable to discuss growth of the museum. The mission of the museum is to honor, educate and preserve...

 

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...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 19, 2018

Academy To Hire School Resource Officer

Last Wednesday evening, a month to the date after the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors voted unanimously to employ a school resource officer for the remainder of...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 15, 2018

Local GOP Gathers

Unfunded pension and health care liabilities are the most serious threat to North Carolina's and the country's financial future, said Dale Folwell, the North Carolina state treasurer. Folwell made...

 
 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 Staff Reports    News    March 1, 2018

Hemphill, Mahoney Will Square Off Again For Sheriff

Incumbent David Mahoney and William Hemphill will again run for Transylvania County Sheriff, while Kelvin Phillips has not filed for another term on the Board of Commissioners. Filing for the May 8 primaries ended Wednesday. In 2014, Mahoney, a...

 

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...

 

Filing For May 8 Primary Ends On Wednesday

Filing for the May 8 primary ends at noon on Wednesday. As of this morning, the following candidates have filed to run in the primaries: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent Marty Griffin has...

 

Filing For Local, State And National Races Continues

As of this Wednesday morning, the following candidates have filed to run in the May primaries: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent Marty Griffin has filed for the Democratic primary for the Board...

 

Filing Continues

As of this morning, the following candidates have filed to run in the May primaries: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent Marty Griffin has filed for the Democratic primary for the Board of Educati...

 

Sheriff, Clerk File For Primary

A number of candidates have filed, so far. to run in the May 8 primaries. As of Wednesday morning, the following have filed: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent Kristi Brown has filed for the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 12, 2018

Board Sees Draft Budget

The Transylvania County Board of Education received it first draft of the local portion of the budget for the coming 2018-19 school year during a board workshop session last Monday evening. Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris informed the board the...

 

Filing For May 8 Primary Begins This Monday

Filing for the May 8 primaries, which include races for county commissioner, school board and sheriff, begins at noon, Monday. The filing period ends at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28. Filing for the following contests takes place at the Transylvania...

 

Man Accused Of Attacking Another With A Machete - Pisgah Forest, NC

A man faces a felony charge after a report of an assault in which a machete was allegedly used as the weapon at 6:45 p.m., Sunday, on the Asheville Highway, according to Transylvania County Sheriff...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 1, 2018

Deputy Cited In Wreck

Trevor Queen, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s deputy who was involved in a traffic accident this past Thursday in Asheville, has received a traffic citation from the Asheville Police Department for reckless driving to endanger. According to the...

 

Partisan Board Election Coming

Filing for the May 8 primaries begins Feb. 12 and will include for the first time partisan elections for the Transylvania County Board of Education. As previously reported, in 2016 Chris Whitmire, then state representative for District 113, which...

 

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