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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...

 

Church Activities

Brevard Community Brevard Community Church will host a Southern Gospel Concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24. The evening will feature the groups Gold City and Carolina Vocal. Tickets are limited. Tickets are $10 each or $8 in groups of five or more....

 

Robert Merrill Inducted Into Masonry Hall Of Fame

The late Robert Merrill, a former Transylvania County commissioner and school board member, was one of six individuals recently inducted into the 2019 Masonry Hall of Fame. On Jan. 24, the Mason...

 

Land Of Sky Recognizes Commissioner Mike Hawkins

Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mike Hawkins has been named the 2018 recipient of the Parrish Award, given annually by the Land of Sky Regional Council of Governments. The award is given to a person who provides “exemplary...

 

Communities Have Option To Plan

Transylvania County commissioners have approved a process for each community, if they want, to develop small area plans. By a 3-2 vote, commissioners approved the process (see chart on 10A) during their meeting last week. Prior to the vote, County...

 

County Park Decision Delayed

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to extend the due diligence period to Oct. 31 on whether to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard. During their regular meeting Monday, com...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 28, 2019

Chamber Recognizes Local Businesses

D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors was named Business of the Year and Lucia Gerdes, owner of Cedar Mountain Canteen, was named Business Person of the Year during Saturday's Bre-vard/Transylvania County...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 21, 2019

Boards Discuss School Funding

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education held a joint workshop entitled “Working Together: School Boards, Counties and Local Funding for Public Schools” in the library’s Rogow Room Wednesday evening. Kara Millonzi,...

 

News Of Organizations

Republicans The Republican Breakfast Club of Transylvania County will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Hawg Wild BBQ. The guest speaker will be Commissioner Page Lemel. Seating will be very limited, so RSVP very soon to [email protected]

 

New Library Exhibit Focuses On Alcoholism

Problems With Alcohol? Help Is in The Library! So declares the banner for the new display in the Transylvania County Library that appeared on Jan. 2 and just in time for New Year's resolutions for som... Full story

 

City, County Officials Look Back To 2018 And The Year Ahead - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: City of Brevard and Board of Commissioner members were contacted for comment about 2018 and the year ahead. The following responded: •Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris — “The city of Brevard had a great year with many financial...

 

County Hires New Attorney - Brevard NC

Mary Ann Hollocker has been selected as the county’s new attorney, including representing the Department of Social Services (DSS). Hollocker will replace Misti Bass, who has served in the role since early 2017. Hollocker has worked in many areas...

 

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 train depot reminiscent...

 

County Seeks To Update Voluntary Agriculture District Law

A public hearing will be held on a proposed update of the county’s Voluntary Agriculture District (VAD) ordinance. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved holding the hearing during its recent meeting. The county adopted a VAD...

 

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