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Asheville Highway Project May Begin Earlier

The state’s draft 10-year transportation plan includes the construction of the median and access control measures on U.S. 64/276 from Fortune Cove Road to Caldwell Street in Brevard being recommended to start two years earlier in 2022. Last week,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 17, 2019 

Sheriff's Office Releases Latest Round Of Arrests

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office provided the following arrest reports: •Jonathan Scott Schane-berger, 32, was arrested on Jan. 7 for one felony count of possession of marijuana. He was placed in the detention center under a $6,000 bond....

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 17, 2019 

Academy Approves New Door Lock System

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors voted last Wednesday evening to appropriate $17,000 to update the door lock/access system to the school. School Resource Officer Jenny Light said the new system would be a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 17, 2019 

Cooperative Extension Explains Its Role

At the most recent Transylvania County Natural Resources (TNRC) meeting, the council heard about the work of the county Cooperative Extension office. The TNRC has a monthly meeting of public land managers, environ-ment nonprofit members and...

 

Retirement Reception Planned For Pulliam

The Board of Directors of United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) invites its friends in the community to attend a retirement reception in honor of Steve Pulliam from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m., on...

 

Free Rein Center Barn Volunteer Training Begins

Interested in learning more about horses? Need community service hours? Or, maybe you just need your "horse fix." Consider volunteering to help with morning and evening feedings and barn chores for Fr...

 

Audio Recordings Of Government Meetings

The Transylvania Times is pleased to provide the most up-to-date recordings from recent government meetings. For a complete listing of recordings, visit https://soundcloud.com/tran...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 14, 2019

Shutdown's Impact Being Felt In Transylvania

Over the weekend, the partial government shut-down surpassed the previous 21-day record and its impacts are being felt in Transylvania County, from trail maintenance on public lands to the wallets of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 14, 2019

Ice Storm Causes Multiple Outages

As of 9:30 a.m., today, Duke Energy was reporting that 688 out of its 15,821 customers in Transylvania County were without power because of the downed lines caused by freezing rain on Saturday night. “The sleet and freezing rain that passed...

 

Stabbing Incident Leads To Arrest

After a stabbing incident in Rosman on Saturday night, Nathan Thomas Leaman, 21, has been arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon and drug charges, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office. On Saturday, a Sheriff’s Office...

 

Local Dies In Single-Car Accident

At 1:30 p.m., Sunday, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office announced in a news release that 48-year-old Jeffrey Wade Lowe had died in a single-vehicle accident. The accident happened at roughly 8:30 a.m., Saturday, on the Rosman Highway near...

 

Jeremy Gibbs Leaving To Take Regional Schools Position

Dr. Jeremy Gibbs will be leaving his position as chief academic officer for Transylvania County Schools to take a newly-created position in education after nearly eight years serving the local school...

 

Live Release Rate At Animal Shelter Was 93 Percent

If dogs and cats could wear party hats, they would be wearing them in Transylvania County, according to a press release. The 2018 statistics are in for the Transylvania County Animal Shelter and the live release rate for 2018 was 93 percent. “Our...

 

Celebrations Set For Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The annual local celebrations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day are set. The Human Relations Council for Brevard and Transylvania County, along with Brevard College, are inviting the public to take part in “Unity in the Community.” Things will...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 10, 2019

Local Emerges With Sword 'Forged In Fire'

Jason Brown, a Brevard local, recently entered the intense heat of competition on season five of the History Channel's television series "Forged in Fire," and he emerged with a "ring-hilted sword."...

 

Support Given To Update Farmland Ordinance

There was unanimous support among those who spoke during a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed update of the county’s Voluntary Agriculture District (VAD) ordinance. The public hearing was held during the Transylvania County Board of...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 10, 2019

County Announces Top Employee, Department Head

Pam Newman has been named as Transylvania County government's 2018 Employee of the Year, while Kevin Shook was named as Department Head of the Year. Newman has been employed with Transylvania County f...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 10, 2019

New Laws, Including Income Tax Rate, Go Into Effect For 2019

With a new year under way, several new laws have gone into effect in North Carolina, including changes in the personal income tax rate. Starting Jan. 1, the state’s personal income tax rate dropped from 5.499 percent to 5.25 percent. The corporate...

 

UWTC Invites Local Nonprofits To Apply For 2019-20 Funding

Nonprofit agencies are invited to apply to the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) competitive grant process for the 2019-2020 funding cycle. The process begins with the Request for Proposal (RFP) Agency Information Meeting from 10 a.m. until...

 

Man Reportedly Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident-Brevard NC

At 1:30 p.m., Sunday, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office announced in a news release that 48-year-old Jeffrey Wade Lowe has died in a single-vehicle accident that is being investigated by the N.C. Highway Patrol. At roughly 6 p.m., Saturday,...

 

Man Charged In Stabbing Incident-Rosman NC

After a stabbing incident in Rosman on Saturday night, Nathan Thomas Leaman, 21, has been arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon and drug charges, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office. On Saturday, a Sheriff’s Office...

 

Public Input Sought On Bike Planning - Brevard NC

The public will get four chances this month to give input on a Transylvania County bicycle plan. The ultimate goal is to put together a comprehensive plan that a stakeholders group will use to...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 7, 2019

Rescues Required During Torrential Rains - Brevard NC

The torrential rains the county suffered at the end of 2018 led to the rescue of a woman and two donkeys in separate incidents. On Friday, Dec. 28, a woman drove around a barricade on Davidson River R...

 

Transylvania's Latest Jobless Rate Stands At 3.4 Percent - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in November was 3.4 percent, up from 3.3 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 

Area Hospitals Limiting Visitor Visits Because Of The Flu - Brevard NC

Mission Health and AdventHealth Hendersonville are implementing visitor limitation policies because of reported increases in flu activity throughout the state. Mission Health is asking visitors younger than 12 and those who do not feel well to call...

 

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