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One Year Later: How SylvanSport Responded To The Coronavirus

(Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of articles from local leaders about their reflections on where they are after one year of COVID-19 and how their organizations... — Updated 4/7/2021


New TCT 'Leave It Better' Effort Underway – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Tourism (TCT), through its sustainability initiative Transylvania Always, will be launching the next stage of its “Leave It Better” campaign today. The new phase encourages locals to step up and actively... — Updated 2/3/2021


Oskar Blues Brewery Expands Into Industrial Center – Brevard, NC

Oskar Blues Brewery is the newest tenant of the Sylvan Valley Industrial Center (SVIC) as the company announced its intention to move forward with a lease and upfit of a... — Updated 1/27/2021


A Look Back To The Year In News – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between January and June of 2020. July through December will appear in Monday's... — Updated 12/30/2020


Businesses Operating In 'Uncharted Waters' – Transylvania County, NC

Business owners in Transylvania County waded into uncharted waters in operating on Black Friday this year. The day arrived in the wake of a challenging, and, for some, a devastating... — Updated 12/1/2020


Thankful For Resiliency

2020 has been one of the most difficult years this century. Due to COVID-19, more than 250,000 Americans have died, millions have been unemployed for at least a few months and thousands of businesses have closed. In addition,... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

SylvanSport Keeps Going And Going – Brevard, NC

Since 2004, Sylvan-Sport has quietly, steadily been building its empire. In the midst of one of the country's biggest recessions, the com-pany's sales are up double from last year... — Updated 11/16/2020


Elements Spa Offering More Services Under New Management

Elements Spa has been offering health and healing for over 16 years to those seeking solace from the busy world, according to a press release. It has been under the guidance of Patt... — Updated 9/2/2020


Three Locals Step Up To Tackle COVID-19 – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County SCORE and its partners have been receiving nominations from the local community for individuals and organizations to be recognized as "Heroes and Teachers."... — Updated 8/19/2020


Democrat Siniard On November Ballot – Transylvania County, NC

David Siniard will represent the Democrats on the ballot for the three Board of County Commissioners’ seats open in the November election. He believes his deep roots in... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Previous Testing Sites Looked At – Brevard, NC

With Brevard Music Center opening up a drive-thru testing site on its campus on Wednesday mornings, some in the community have wondered why similar types of testing sites haven’t been available in previous months. In the early... — Updated 8/5/2020


Sharing House Nominated As 'Heroes, Teachers' – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County SCORE and its partners have been receiving nominations from the local community for individuals and organizations to be recognized as "Heroes and Teachers."... — Updated 8/3/2020


Hunter Finds Harmony Around The Campfire

As a sales executive, Earl B. Hunter Jr. traveled a lot, away from his wife and his two young children. That was until his son, Dillon, who was 7 at the time, confronted him. "He... — Updated 7/20/2020


SylvanSport Camper Giveaway Aids Health Care Workers

Outdoor gear company SylvanSport, based in Brevard, has held gear giveaway campaigns before, but their GO Giveaway held in the fall of 2019 would prove to be different. Little did... — Updated 6/29/2020

 By Derek McKissock    News

BRCC President Gives College Overview-Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community College’s summer enrollment is up 20 percent and close to 1,000 students, the most in 10 years, said Dr. Laura Leatherwood, the college’s president. During last Monday’s Board of Commissioners’ budget... — Updated 6/9/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

SylvanSport Changes Course To Meet Need - Brevard NC

On a typical Thursday morning at SylvanSport you might expect to find teams busy at work putting together the latest piece of outdoor camping equip-ment for which the Brevard-based... — Updated 4/6/2020


Chamber Of Commerce Announces Third Weekly Holiday Giveaway Winner

Local resident Kim Meany won the third weekly drawing for the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2019 Holiday Giveaway. Kim entered the drawing at Mayberry's Soups &... — Updated 12/11/2019


Catherine Queen Wins Latest Holiday Giveaway

Local resident Catherine Queen won the second weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2019 Holiday Giveaway. Queen entered the drawing at Number 7 Arts... — Updated 12/4/2019


Local Wins First Holiday Giveaway Drawing

Local resident Richie Hooper won the first weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2019 Holiday Giveaway. Hooper entered the drawing at Telco Community... — Updated 11/27/2019


Chamber To Begin 'Holiday Giveaway' – Brevard, NC

More than 30 businesses in Transylvania County have come together to promote local shopping through the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce’s annual Holi-day Giveaway. The Holiday Giveaway is a program of the Chamber’s... — Updated 11/13/2019


An Economic Essential

From a purely economic perspective, County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins was correct when he stated last week that the decision to apply for a grant to help pay for a sewer line from Rosman to Gaia Herbs is “the most... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

County, Alliance To Discuss Future Goals – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins believes it’s time for the county to have a “conversation” with the Transylvania Economic Alliance about future economic development efforts, the county’s “expectations” and whether thin... — Updated 9/16/2019

 By John Lanier    News

Time To Talk About Bikes – Brevard, NC

Nearly 150 people attended Project Empathy’s “Time To Talk About Bikes” panel discussion held at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium last Tuesday evening. The discussion was based upon hand-written questions from the... — Updated 9/3/2019


'Bike Talk' Planned For Aug. 27 – Transylvania County, NC

At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, Project Empathy will host a panel discussion titled “A Time to Talk About Bikes” at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium. Road and mountain biking have become increasingly popular with... — Updated 8/21/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Closes Out New Building Project

Efforts are underway to try and recoup some of the costs that caused the construction of the now finished Sylvan Valley Industrial Facility on Ecusta Road to run over its initial budget. During its recent meeting, the Transylvania... — Updated 6/24/2019


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