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 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Internet Providers Facing Hurdles – Transylvania County, NC

With the ever-increasing demand for expanded broadband internet service, particularly in rural areas of the county, tele-communications and government officials say they’re doing everything they can to expand the scope of... — Updated 9/7/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council To Inspect Site Of Proposed Housing Complex – Brevard, NC

After three hours of presentation and discussion, Brevard City Council voted Monday to inspect the land proposed as a site for a residential apartment complex that would be located along Deerlake Road, near the Deerlake Village res... — Updated 8/20/2020


Local Collaboration Matching Basic Needs With Assistance-Brevard NC

Stay at home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19 has had many impacts that were unanticipated. As people stay home, basic needs due to lost income or isolation present... — Updated 4/23/2020


Public Health, Emergency Management and Transylvania Regional Hospital Working on COVID-19 Preparedness -Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep... — Updated 3/27/2020


Veterinarians Face Struggles In Helping Pets

Though pets are considered family members for many, the response to coronavirus could marginalize animal care as businesses and services transition into the new territory of... — Updated 3/25/2020


Counties Take Their Lead From The State-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at... — Updated 3/25/2020


Real Estate Transactions For May Announced

The following real estate transactions for May were recorded at the Register of Deeds Office. The transactions are divided into two categories: individual and business. Individual May 9 in Brevard, Lenze Real Estate, LLC deeded... — Updated 6/17/2019

 By Jim Grodnik    Lifestyles

Connestee Falls News

A Pet Pig Comes Calling Bailey the Labrador retriever was at the foot of the driveway barking like crazy. That's when Betsy Wise knew something was up. "Something" turned out to be... — Updated 4/24/2019


County Drenched In Friday Rainfall

Intense rainfall fell on Transylvania County Friday, peaking at 7.1 inches overall and breaking the record for the month of April. "There were areas that were getting an inch or... — Updated 4/22/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Hailstorm, Rain Bombard Brevard

A sudden, icy bombardment of hail clattered down on Brevard Tuesday, covering the ground in slippery slush, followed by a recorded 2.23 inches of rain to wash it away. "I've never... — Updated 4/10/2019


Betty Jean Teague

Betty Jean Teague, 91, died at Kingsbridge House in Brevard, Feb. 21, 2019. Born Aug. 16, 1927, she was adopted in Charlotte, N.C. at the Junior League Baby Home by Odilon Duclos... — Updated 3/4/2019


Live Release Rate At Animal Shelter Was 93 Percent

If dogs and cats could wear party hats, they would be wearing them in Transylvania County, according to a press release. The 2018 statistics are in for the Transylvania County Animal Shelter and the live release rate for 2018 was... — Updated 1/14/2019

 By Staff Reports    News

County Announces Top Employee, Department Head

Pam Newman has been named as Transylvania County government's 2018 Employee of the Year, while Kevin Shook was named as Department Head of the Year. Newman has been employed with Tr... — Updated 1/13/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

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... — Updated 1/7/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

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... — Updated 12/12/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

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... — Updated 10/3/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

Florence Has A Minimal Impact On County -Brevard NC

"Minimal impact" was the report for Tropical Depression Florence's brief visit through the county this weekend. "The only thing we really saw was a power outage that effected up to 3,200 people on Sunday, but Duke Power had it... — Updated 9/17/2018

 By Park Baker    News

Florence's Potential Local Impact Unclear - Brevard NC

As Hurricane Florence approaches landfall, Transylvania County residents might recall back-to-back hurricanes Frances and Ivan in 2004 that brought torrential rains, devastated crops, roads, homes and lives. Ivan, a category 5... — Updated 9/13/2018


Changes Made To Animal Control - Brevard, NC

During their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, Transylvania County commissioners approved changes to Animal Control. Supervision of Animal Control’s functions will remain under Emergency Management Director Kevin Shook, while... — Updated 8/29/2018


Ask Us Answered

What is the status of hiring a new Transylvania County Animal Services director? Transylvania County Manager Jamie Laughter responded: Elma Rae Greene resigned as the director in November 2017. The job was posted in January, and... — Updated 7/23/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

Transylvania Battered By Heavy Rains

Transylvania County survived an onslaught of rain Wednesday morning, a few accidents and some flooding. Wilson Road was also badly damaged. "Wilson Road (between U.S. 276 and Elm Be... — Updated 5/17/2018


PFE Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Madeline Adrignola, Jaxson Arant, William Baron, Patience Boyd,... — Updated 4/18/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

Strange Sounds, Lights Have Down-To-Earth Answer

An unnerving buzzing and eerie glow lit the early morning sky Tuesday, Feb. 27, confounding many Pisgah Forest residents who were awakened by the phenomenon. "It was a little after... — Updated 3/7/2018


PFE Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll - Pisgah Forest, NC

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Madeline Adrignola, Jaxson Arant, Patience Boyd, Keaton... — Updated 2/5/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

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.... — Updated 1/3/2018


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