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 By Park Baker    News    April 8, 2019

Bike Bill Impact Unclear

On Saturday, the 20th annual Assault on the Carolina’s (AOTC) drew riders from all over the country, and a few internationally, to ride from Brevard, over the South Carolina state line, and back up over Caesar’s Head. With so many riders coming...

 

Taylor Disputes Bank Claim

Former Republican Congressman Charles Taylor disputes a reported claim that he owns a Russian bank that is currently being accused of breaking anti-money laundering regulations. Taylor, a Transylvania Count native, represented North Carolina’s...

 
 By Jeni Welch    News    April 4, 2019

Herbert Gives Back To Country, Community

After 30 years in the Navy, retired Rear Admiral Gretchen Herbert continues giving back to communities with STEM advocacy and community involvement. "I would encourage anyone to find a way to give...

 

WWII Veterans Are Honored At Blue Ridge Bakery

When the young staff of Blue Ridge Bakery were invited to meet two World War II veterans on March 30, they came out with their hands extended to shake the hands of George Sarros and Harold...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 4, 2019

New McDonald's Building Planned

The city of Brevard's Planning Department has approved plans for the demolition and rebuilding of the Brevard McDonald's on Asheville Highway. Demolition on the current building is scheduled to begin...

 

Foundation Promotes 'Random Acts Of Kindness'

Have you recently experienced a random act of kindness in Brevard? Has someone paid for your breakfast or your coffee order without your knowledge? If so, you may have been touched by a movement in... Full story

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 4, 2019

Autopsy: Pisgah Inn Employee Strangled

Sara Ellis, The Pisgah Inn employee who was found deceased in June 2018, died from “strangulation by asphyxia in the manner of homicide,” according to an autopsy report from the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The autopsy report...

 

Nonprofits Receive Grants

The Transylvania Endowment awarded 11 grants totaling $62,815 to nonprofits serving Transylvania County, bringing the total amount of grantmaking to more than $1 million. The endowment is an affiliate fund of The Community Foundation of Western...

 

March Arrests Reported

(Editor’s Note: The following arrest reports were provided by the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office.) •Amy Nicole Badger, 21, was arrested on March 27 for one felony count of aiding and abetting, one felony count of larceny of a firearm and...

 

Latest County Jobless Number Falls To 4.3 Percent

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in February was 4.3 percent, down from 4.6 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...

 

Governor Appoints New Judge For District 29B

Gov. Roy Cooper has announced three judicial appointments to Judicial Districts 29A, 29B and 3B. Cooper appointed Kimberly Gasperson-Justice, of Hendersonville, as District Court Judge in Judicial District 29B, serving Transylvania, Henderson and...

 

Forest Service Seeking Advisory Committee Nominations

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking nominations to fill seven positions on the Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee to serve national forests across the Southeast. The committee is tasked with reviewing fee proposals for the forests...

 

RE/MAX Balloon Coming To Little League Opening Day

RE/MAX Land of the Waterfalls is sponsoring the RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon at 5 p.m., Saturday, weather permitting, at the city of Brevard Sports Complex as part of the Little League opening day. The RE/MAX balloon is one of the most recognized...

 
 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 Park Baker    News    April 1, 2019

Bill Calls For Fee Study At DuPont

“Pay to play” might be coming to DuPont State Recreational Forest sooner than anticipated. N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards is the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 390, which was filed in the General Assembly on Thursday, that directs the state Department...

 

Cradle Opens For Season Saturday

The Cradle of Forestry in America historic site will begin the 2019 season on April 6 with a living history event, Opening Day Appalachian Folkways Celebration. The Cradle of Forestry’s living history demonstrators and crafters will bring the Pink...

 

Renowned Dinosaur Expert Announced As McDowell Speaker

Paleontologist John "Jack" Horner will be the 2019 J. R. McDowell Speaker, sponsored by the Transylvania County Library Foundation in partnership with Brevard College. His presentation and talk,...

 

Democrats Gather

The Transylvania County Democratic Party's annual convention was held Saturday at the county Election Center. Among those on hand were Steve Woodsmall, who will seek the Democratic Party's nomination...

 

Essay Winners Tackle What To Do With Food Scraps

Editor's Note: The following are the winners of the Moving to Conservers essay contest focused on how to use food scraps. The winners were recognized Thursday at the county's Election Center. Cora Man...

 

Salvation Army Recognizes Those Who Support It

The Salvation Army recently held a luncheon to thank the volunteers, sponors and merchants who helped during the Ringing the Bell fundraiser at Christmas. At the luncheon, Al Knight was recognized as...

 

Downtown Brevard Hosts Second Annual Arts In March

Arts in March featured artists from an array of genres and gave members of the public the chance to speak with artists and witness demonstrations....

 

DA Won't Prosecute Transportation Funds Case

District Attorney Greg Newman’s office has “determined” funds were “unaccounted for” in the Transylvania County Transportation Department but “that the evidence did not meet the state’s responsibility of proving guilt beyond a...

 

Henson Will Not Run In 2020

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson announced Tuesday that he would not seek re-election in 2010 for District 113, which includes Transylvania County. In a written statement, Henson, who has served two terms in the House, said it was the “honor” of his “life...

 
 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...

 

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