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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

 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


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