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 By Derek McKissock    News

BRCC Makes Budget Request

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) is seeking an increase in its operating budget for the Transylvania County campus, plus funds to make improvements to the building. Dr. Laura Leatherwood, BRCC’s president, presented the... — Updated 3/19/2018

 
 By Park Baker    News

New Outdoors 'Czar' Visits Transylvania

David Knight, the state's newly appointed director of Outdoor Recreation, met Tuesday with local industry leaders and elected officials at SylvanSport, the makers of the popular GO... — Updated 3/7/2018

 

New Outdoor Marketing Business Is Now Open

Gordon Murray developed Mountaineer Outdoors LLC as a reflection of his identity and to fill a niche and answer a calling to merge his business and personal life. The company’s name comes from Murray being an alumnus of... — Updated 1/31/2018

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Groundbreaking Held For Ecusta Road Project - Pisgah Forest, NC

There was a big gathering of city, county and state officials for the Transylvania Economic Alliance’s groundbreaking event on Friday afternoon for the Ecusta Road Industrial Project, in which SylvanSport, the recreational... — Updated 1/22/2018

 

Groundbreaking For Industrial Building Set - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Transylvania Economic Alliance will hold a groundbreaking celebration at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at 200 Welcome St. in Brevard. Elected leadership and project stakeholders will gather to celebrate this collaborative effort, which... — Updated 1/15/2018

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Alliance Explains Its Economic Development Focus

Editor’s Note: Recently, The Transylvania Times sat down with Josh Hallingse, the Transylvania Economic Alliance’s executive director, and Jeremy Owen, the Alliance board chairman. The Alliance is a public-private economic... — Updated 1/10/2018

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (July - September)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JULY •Sandy Blythe was sentenced to roughly six to eight years... — Updated 12/29/2017

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (April - June)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. APRIL •Brevard was selected as a top retirement destination by... — Updated 12/29/2017

 
 By John Lanier    News

BRCC, Schools Discussed At Board Meeting

The Transylvania County Board of Education received information on its partnership with Blue Ridge Community College and discussed potential changes to policies regarding student dress and wireless communications usage at its... — Updated 12/22/2017

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Building Contract

The contract to build a new 60,750-square-foot light industrial building in Brevard was approved last week by the Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting. Commissioners awarded the contract to the Harper Corporation,... — Updated 12/4/2017

 

SylvanSport Presents Movie

SylvanSport will present “Losing Sight of Shore,” the extraordinary journey of four brave women, known as the “Coxless Crew,” who set out to row the Pacific Ocean from America to Australia unsupported. As they rowed more... — Updated 11/29/2017

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

New Industrial Building Gets A Step Closer - Brevard, NC

A legal agreement was signed Tuesday that moved along the eventual construction of a roughly 60,750-square-foot light industrial building on Ecusta Road. During its regular meeting... — Updated 11/15/2017

 

Scientists Planning Lots Of Experiments For Solar Eclipse

At 2:36:44 p.m. next Monday, the sun will darken over Transylvania County, and the sky will turn to night. The total solar eclipse, in which the moon will interrupt the sun and the earth for only a few minutes, will cast a 65-mile... — Updated 8/14/2017

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Next Ventures Expanding In Downtown Brevard - Brevard, NC

Next Ventures, which provides used outdoor gear on North Broad Street in Brevard, is expanding across the street into the former SAFE's Attic building. Presently, the outdoor shop h... — Updated 8/7/2017

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

County Fares Well Compared To 'Peers'

For the past few years, as far as trends in jobless rates, wages, population growth and other factors, Transylvania County has been performing better than its “peer” counties. This was one of the findings from a presentation... — Updated 7/12/2017

 

SylvanSport Hosts Owner Rally At PARI For This Summer's Total Solar Eclipse

On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will stretch across the United States, turning day into night for 2 minutes and 40 seconds. This will be the first total solar eclipse to be seen only in the United States since 1776 and the first... — Updated 7/6/2017

 

Outdoor Recreation Position Created

From the Outer Banks to the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina has long been a destination for outdoor adventure and businesses alike. As a $19.2 billion industry, outdoor recreation provides 192,000 jobs in North Carolina and... — Updated 7/5/2017

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

State Funds Boost Project

The proposed state budget includes $200,000 for the economic development project on Ecusta Road. The initial project, a partnership between the city, the county and the Transylvania Economic Alliance, called for the construction... — Updated 6/26/2017

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Public Silent At County Budget Hearing - Brevard, NC

No one spoke during the public hearing Tuesday for the 2017/2018 fiscal year budget for Transylvania County. The Board of Commissioners is now scheduled to approve the budget at its June 26 meeting. The budget will go into effect... — Updated 6/14/2017

 

SylvanSport Continues Westward Expansion

Like the early American pioneers, SylvanSport continues their western expansion. The SylvanSport GO is now sold at Bretz RV & Marine Dealership in Idaho and Montana. Much of America’s western landscape remains untamed, but the... — Updated 6/12/2017

 

SylvanSport Continues International Expansion

SylvanSport has been expanding the reach of their award-winning GO camping trailer and revolutionary GO Easy gear hauler throughout North America. Based on the idea of lightweight... — Updated 4/10/2017

 

SylvanSport Launches 40-Day Giveaway, New Camping App

Continuing Sylvan-Sport’s commitment to innovative campaigns and partnerships, the company is partnering with new camping app (Android and iOS) “The Dyrt,” a better way to search for campgrounds, similar to Yelp but for... — Updated 3/27/2017

 

SylvanSport Teams Up With BASS Pro Shops, Toyota – Brevard NC

SylvanSport announces a marketing partnership with BASS Pro Shops and Toyota, along with some of the premiere manufacturers of outdoor equipment, including Yakima, GOPro, Yeti, Goal Zero, Columbia and more, for the “Out-bound: A... — Updated 3/13/2017

 
 By Park Baker    News

Outdoor Industry Seeking Cooper's Backing – Brevard NC

Members of the North Carolina outdoor gear manufacturing community have been working to get a proposal in front of Gov. Roy Cooper to declare the state the top outdoor state east of the Rocky Mountains. Tom Dempsey, the owner of... — Updated 2/27/2017

 

News Of Organizaitons

Cathey’s Creek Democrats Cathey’s Creek Democrats invite all to a meet and greet Democratic state candidates at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center located at 131 Island Ford Road on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m... — Updated 10/12/2016

 

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