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Board: School Consolidation Is Not Feasible

The Board of Education says consolidation of Rosman and Brevard high schools is "impossible" at this time. During its recent annual retreat, school board members discussed what it would mean financially and structurally to... — Updated ERROR

 

All Dressed Up

Raffles, blackjack, food and costumes were part of the Mardi Gras fun Saturday at the Transylvania County American Red Cross annual Mardi Gras and Casino benefit. (Pictured left to... — Updated ERROR

 

Judge Places More Restrictions On Rape Suspect

A judge Friday placed stricter bond conditions on first-degree rape suspect Joe Gentry, while also ordering him to have a new psychological evaluation to see if he is competent to p... — Updated ERROR

 

County Joins New School Plan

Transylvania County is joining with other area school systems to try and start a regional agriscience and biotechnology school. Transylvania County Schools, partnering with Asheville City Schools and the Buncombe and Madison... — Updated ERROR

 

More Guilty Pleas Made During Court Term

Miranda Franks Miller, one of three people charged last year after a series of breaking and entering cases in the Quebec and Lake Toxaway area, pleaded guilty last week in Administrative Superior Court. Miller was originally... — Updated ERROR

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page

County Commissioners Approve Jury Chairs

The large courtroom at the Transylvania County courthouse is going to get 14 new jury seats at a cost of $5,999. These are the same chairs that were offered to county commissioners on Feb. 14 for $7,909. Commissioners balked at... — Updated ERROR

 

Nursery Suffers Damage In Monday's Storms

When the storms hit Monday evening, Harold Paxton briefly looked out a front window of his house and saw the tree just outside leaning precariously. A horizontal rain had begun to... — Updated ERROR

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page

Report Looks At Child Care

There are a lot of challenges ahead in providing adequate local child care, according to a committee that made a presentation Monday to county commissioners. The committee was appointed by County Manager Artie Wilson last summer... — Updated ERROR

 

Benjaman Kyle Asks: Who Am I?

By Michael Allison for The Transylvania Times Imagine that one day you get up, check the news and weather, scan your e-mail, take the dog out and leave for work. As you go out the... — Updated ERROR

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page

Census Numbers Released

The 2010 population of Transylvania County is 33,090, according to the United States Census Bureau. This is an increase of 12.7 percent over the 29,339 residents reported living in the county in 2000. The information was part of a... — Updated ERROR

 

Pleas Heard In Court

Judge Mark Powell heard the following cases during last Wednesday's Administrative Superior Court session. • Jonathan Robert Bracken, who was charged with two felony counts of larceny and two misdemeanor courts of larceny,... — Updated ERROR

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page

Ecusta Cleanup Nearing The End

The ongoing cleanup of the old Ecusta mill property is in its final stages, according to representatives of the current property owner and officials from the U.S. Environmental... — Updated ERROR

 

Report: City Roads In ‘Fair' Condition

Editor's Note: The Brevard City Council held its annual retreat over two days recently. The Transylvania Times will feature a series of stories about the main issues discussed during the retreat. Brevard City Council is being... — Updated ERROR

 

Father Guilty Of Child Abuse

Terrance Deron Lewis pleaded guilty last week to felony child abuse. Judge Mark Powell sentenced Lewis to serve 20 to 33 months in jail during last Wednesday's session of Administrative Superior Court in Transylvania County. The... — Updated ERROR

 

There She Is

Carissa Ann Lambert was crowned the 2011 Miss Bengal Saturday at Rosman High School. (Times photo by Derek McKissock)... — Updated ERROR

 

Schools Worry About ‘Worst-Case Scenario'

Around 80 Transylvania County school employees could lose their jobs if the worst-case budget scenario pan outs, according to Superintendent Jeff McDaris. McDaris laid out the... — Updated ERROR

 

Citizen Comments Dominate Meeting

Problems with trash, dogs and a creek, and a call for a special referendum were among the items that dominated Monday's Brevard City Council meeting. All these issues were brought... — Updated ERROR

 

Council Looks At City's Role In Recreation

Editor's Note: The Brevard City Council held its annual retreat over two days recently. The Transylvania Times will feature a series of stories about the main issues discussed during the retreat. For Councilman Mack McKeller a... — Updated ERROR

 

Aw, Shucks!

Jaylen Carver, 6, and brother Jordyn Brown, 3, respond to the flirtatious glances of the Brevard College cheerleaders at Monday night's basketball game. (Times photo by Robbie... — Updated ERROR

 

Jury: Hilton Should Get Death Penalty

After one hour and 20 minutes of deliberation Monday, 12 Florida jurors unanimously agreed that Gary Michael Hilton should face the death penalty for the murder of Cheryl Dunlap. The 64-year-old Hilton, who was found guilty of... — Updated ERROR

 

United Way Hits Campaign Goal

United Way of Transylvania County has met its $380,000 fundraising goal, pleasing staff and supporters. "Exceeding the goal by even a small amount is a major achievement in this... — Updated ERROR

 

Police: Break-Ins Tied To Regional Crime Spree

Breaking and entering cases in five Transylvania County businesses could be tied to a string of break-ins that have occurred throughout western North Carolina. Just before 6:30... — Updated ERROR

 

Council Considering Summit On Arts, Music And Outdoor Recreation

Editor's Note: The Brevard City Council held its annual retreat over two days recently. The Transylvania Times will feature a series of stories about some of the main issues discussed during the retreat. Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris... — Updated ERROR

 

Task Forces Lay Out Strategies

Editor's Note: The Brevard City Council held its annual retreat over two days recently. The Transylvania Times will feature a series of stories about some of the main issues discussed during the retreat. Having someone to coordinat... — Updated ERROR

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page

French Broad Place Enters New Phase

French Broad Place has reached another milestone. The downtown Brevard mixed-use development hosted a ribbon cutting last Wednesday. The event was held to celebrate the completion... — Updated ERROR

 

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