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Get Set Recognized Nationally

Get Set Transylvania has been recognized with a Best in Category Achievement Award for Children and Youth Programs from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative,...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Jake Johnson Running For District 113 Seat

Jake Johnson, a Polk County commissioner, will seek the Republican nomination for State House District 113. The district, which includes Transylvania County, is currently represented by Cody Henson,...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 29, 2019

County's 'Health' Being Studied

As far as leading causes of death, Transylvania County is in "really good shape," according to Tara Rybka, with Transylvania Public Health. In age-adjusted mortality rates in 12 different areas,...

 

Bike Community Challenged To Make Plan Work

The many cyclists and mountain bikers who helped fill the Board of Commissioners’ chambers Monday were challenged to help the county realize the goals and recommendations laid out in the draft Transylvania County Bicycle Plan. During their regular...

 

County Citizens Invited To Commissioners Workshop

All Transylvania County citizens are invited to attend a workshop of the Board of Commissioners at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, in Commissioners Chambers at the Transylvania County Administration Building. The purpose of the workshop will be to...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 15, 2019

Cooper Visits BHS

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper paid a visit to Brevard High School Thursday, meeting with students and faculty as part of a day-long tour across western North Carolina to tout his support for education and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 15, 2019

New BMC Concert Hall Planned

On Friday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Parker Concert Hall at the Brevard Music Center. The indoor concert hall on the lake is scheduled to open in summer 2020 with a seating...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 11, 2019

Blue Ridge Health Relocating To French Broad Place

In the near future, the nonprofit Blue Ridge Health will move from its current site on Hospital Drive to a bigger location in the French Broad Place building in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge Health CEO Dr. Richard Hudspeth and Dr. Macy Latter told...

 

Architects, Construction Companies Make Their Case To Bond Committee

Architectural and construction management firms visited the Transylvania County Board of Education on April 2 and April 4 to make their case for designing and building new and renovated school buildings in Brevard and Rosman after the passage of the...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 1, 2019

Courthouse Back On The Agenda Of Commissioners

After an absence of several months, the county courthouse, its condition, use and limitations are back on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ agenda. During the board’s regular meeting last week, commissioners heard about a March 15...

 

Henson's Trial Date Moved To May 2

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson’s trial date for a misdemeanor cyberstalking charge was continued Thursday to May 2. Because Henson’s appearance before court was based on a criminal summons issued by the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, Judge Roy...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 28, 2019

Sesame Workshop Celebrates Milestone

Sesame Workshop and its famous children’s program, “Sesame Street,” are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year as they continue working to improve the lives of children across the globe. “Our goal as an organization is to help children...

 

Transylvania Leads The Way

At times, raising children can be frustrating and exhausting. Having to deal with children’s runny noses, bouts of diarrhea, temper tantrums and feedings every two to fours can test even the most loving parents. But hearing a child’s first...

 

Legal Notices: March 21, 2019

AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 16 SP 101 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by George L. Aulbach and Gertrude F. Aulbach, (George L. Aulbach and Gertrude F. Aubach, both deceased) (Heirs of George...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 18, 2019

County Seeking Workforce Housing Proposals

The county is seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) from companies to build workforce housing on property behind the animal shelter in Rosman. The county Board of Commissioners approved the move last week during its regular meeting. The 25-acre...

 

Get Set Transylvania Hosting A Workshop At Brevard College

Get Set Transylvania will host a workshop Thursday at Brevard College featuring Dr. Mandy Cohen, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) director, alongside Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, the senior vice president of U.S. Social Impact for...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 14, 2019

Sheriff's Office Struggles To Attract Deputies

Out of roughly 28 graduates from a recent basic law enforcement program, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office was able to recruit just one officer. The reason, according to Eddie Gunter, the Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, was that...

 

Legal Notices: March 14, 2019

NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NUMBER 19-CVS-86 CITY OF BREVARD, Plaintiff, vs. ALL HEIRS AT LAW OF MARCUS V. MILLS OR HIS WIFE, MRS. MARCUS V. MILLS, and all...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 11, 2019

Henson Issued Criminal Summons

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office served a criminal summons Thursday to N.C. Rep. Cody Henson for one misdemeanor count of cyberstalking. Kelsey Henson, the lawmaker's wife, filed the...

 

Rents Are Above 'Fair Market'

Ann Whitmire is exactly right that finding a two bedroom apartment available in the community at the federally set “fair market rent” would be exceedingly difficult, and I am glad she joins me seeing this as an issue worthy of discussion. If...

 

Problems With The Confederate Flag

Thanks to The Transylvania Times for the recent editorial “Only One Flag.” The problem many people have with the Confederate flag is not primarily with the three or four years it was used as a battle flag by the brave Southern soldiers during...

 

Weaver Named Assistant Schools Supt.

Superintendent Jeff McDaris has named Dr. Brian Weaver as assistant superintendent for Transylvania County Schools. McDaris said that growing leaders in Transylvania County Schools (TCS) has always be...

 

Commissioners Face Demographic, Economic Realities

With the Transylvania County budget process underway, the Board of Commissioners faces decisions on how to provide services while being challenged by demographic and economic realities. Commissioners heard some of those realities last week during...

 

DuPont State Recreational Forest Grows By 402 Acres

Last week, Conserving Carolina transferred 402 acres of land to the N.C. Forest Service to expand DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF). This tract helps to conserve key headwater streams along the...

 

North Transylvania Fire Rescue Receives Grant

North Transylvania Fire Rescue has announced that they've been awarded a grant in the amount of $79,860 from the Department of Homeland Security through FEMA. This money will support the purchase of...

 

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