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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

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Davidson River School Celebrates 2019 Graduation

Despite a steady drizzle of rain outside, there were no dampened spirits last Thursday, as students, faculty, friends and family gathered for Davidson River School’s graduation... — Updated 6/10/2019

 

SylvanSport VAST Named #1 RV For Outdoor Adventure At RVX

At the RV Industry Association’s first RVX Reveal event last week, SylvanSport competed against more than 400 RVs across nine categories. SylvanSport VAST was voted the #1 RV for Outdoor Adventure by RVX judges. While it may... — Updated 3/20/2019

 

Fifth Annual Get In Gear Fest Set For March 23 At Salvage Station

The Outdoor Gear Builders are kicking off the start of Spring with the 5th Annual Get In Gear Fest. The Annual Get in Gear Fest is the go-to Spring event for gathering the outdoor community that is the heart of Asheville and the... — Updated 2/27/2019

 
 By Park Baker    News

Panel Discusses Impact Of Outdoor Recreation Industry

Social, economic and environmental sustainability issues that surround the outdoor recreation industry were the focus of a panel discussion last week. David Knight, the director... — Updated 2/13/2019

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Official Addresses Industrial Center Cost - Brevard, NC

Last summer, it was reported that the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved $450,000 in more funding for the Sylvan Valley Industrial Center on Ecusta Road because of “design team errors and omissions on the... — Updated 1/23/2019

 

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... — Updated 12/31/2018

 

2018: Calm By Comparison

Given all of the turmoil on the international and national fronts, life in Transylvania County was fairly stable and calm in 2018. However, there were some major decisions that could impact this county far into the future. One of t... — Updated 12/31/2018

 

SylvanSport Announces New Hires At New Site - Brevard NC

With strong growth forecast in 2019 and beyond, SylvanSport will relocate to their new factory and office off Ecusta Road later this month. The new headquarters, built in partnership with the Transylvania Economic Alliance, brings... — Updated 12/19/2018

 

More Space For Manufacturing

After months of talking with local leaders and reviewing economic data, consultant Jeannette Goldsmith in February of 2013 released an “Economic Development Readiness Assessment for Transylvania County.” She wrote that one of... — Updated 12/3/2018

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

New Industrial Building Unveiled - Brevard NC

The Sylvan Valley Industrial Center off Ecusta Road opened to the public Wednesday during a dedication ceremony attended by city and county officials, community stakeholders and... — Updated 11/28/2018

 

SylvanSport Introduces Limited Edition Platinum GO Camper

Over the past 14 years, consumers fell in love with the SylvanSport GO for its innovative, multi-use design and its signature green and gray colors. To highlight the company’s 15th anniversary and call attention to the quality,... — Updated 11/12/2018

 

Local Citizens Participate In Operation Barbecue Relief

Local Brevard citizens Randy and Kathy Theis thought of only one thing after they learned about the devastation to Florida’s panhandle following Hurricane Michael: Let’s go. With a lot of inspiration from Operation BBQ Relief... — Updated 11/7/2018

 

Election 2018: N.C. House, Senate - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Candidates for the Board of Education, Transylvania sheriff, Board of Commissioners, and state House and state Senate took part in a candidate forum recently at the library. School board and sheriff candidates... — Updated 10/2/2018

 

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