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Mountain Neighbors Network Suspends Activities

After considerable discussion of the alternatives and associated ramifications at its May 6 meeting, the Mountain Neighbors Network Board of Directors made the decision to suspend operations effective June 1 for at least one year, according to a...

 

Fundraiser To Benefit K-9 Unit

ReUnited CrossFit will host a fundraiser workout called “Fight Gone Bad” on June 13. All proceeds from the entry fee of $10 per athlete and business sponsorships will benefit the Transylvania...

 

Free Vision Screening Available Saturday At Ingles Parking Lot

The Brevard Lions Club is sponsoring another visit by the Lions Vision Van on Saturday, June 8, in the Ingles parking lot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 40-foot van from the North Carolina Lions...

 

Free Mental Health Seminar To Be Held At Silvermont

Silvermont Opportunity Center is partnering with Vaya Health in Asheville to provide free seminars to Transylvania County residents. The seminars will be led a member of Vaya’s Geriatric and Adult Specialty Team, which travels throughout western...

 

Brevard Police Seeking Two Robbery Suspects-Brevard, NC

The Brevard Police Department is asking for the public's help after an alleged robbery Monday. The robbery allegedly took place Monday morning at a Duckworth Avenue residence, according to the...

 

County Announces New Library Director

Rishara Finsel of Polk County has been chosen as the new director of the Transylvania County Library. Finsel, who will replace Anna Yount, who retired, was the director of the Polk County Public...

 

Tammy Moman Named Teacher Of The Year

Tammy Moman, a health science teacher at Brevard High School, was named Teacher of the Year for Transylvania County Schools at an awards event held at the Transylvania County Library Thursday evening....

 

Carland Picked As Telephone Company Manager

Comporium has promoted long-time employee Shelia Carland to general manger and city executive at its Brevard location. Carland replaces Frank Porter, who retired after 34 years of service to the company in March. According to a Comporium press...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    June 3, 2019

Forest Visitors Face Heavy Summer Traffic

During the summer, those who visit Pisgah National Forest, particularly during the weekends, can expect to face heavy traffic and delays. Each year, more than 2 million people are estimated to visit t...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 3, 2019

BHS Provides Welcoming Family Atmosphere

When Jackson Whitt and Cullen Duval began their freshmen years at Brevard High School, they were not well known. Whitt and his family had just moved to Brevard from a small town in Wisconsin. Duval,...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 3, 2019

RHS Seniors Ready To Expand Their Horizons

Joshua Voris and Luke Stewart have been classmates since elementary school, but now the Rosman High seniors are ready to graduate and expand their horizons. Voris, who is senior class president and...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 30, 2019

City To Collect Its Own Taxes

After nearly 70 years of the county collecting property tax revenues within Brevard, the city plans to take over the responsibility. During its recent meeting, the Brevard City Council approved a recommendation from the city’s Finance Committee to...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 30, 2019

Fire Dept. Funding An Issue For Most Counties

Last year, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved subsidizing the cost of fire services in the North Transylvania district with a $102,000 grant from the general fund budget. Prior to that decision, after reviewing budget needs, the...

 

County's Jobless Rate Falls To 3.5 Percent In Latest State Release

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in April was 3.5 percent, down from 4.2 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...

 

Five Hundred Gallons Of Untreated Wastewater Discharged In Lake Tiroga

Carolina Water Service, Inc. of North Carolina had a discharge of 500 gallons of untreated wastewater at its Connestee Falls location. The discharge occurred on May 25 for approximately one and a half hours at 3575 Connestee Trail into Lake Tiroga,...

 

Audio of May 28, 2019, Board of Commissioners' Meeting-Brevard, NC

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 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 27, 2019

Library Director Yount Turning The Page

From card catalogue to Internet, Anna Yount, who is shelving the book on her time as the Transylvania County Library director on May 31, has seen much change. However, Yount said, the traditional...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 27, 2019

County Manager Submits $60.4 Million Budget - Transylvania County, NC

County Manager Jaime Laughter is recommending a $60.4 million general fund budget, including a 10.5 cents property tax increase to pay for the school bond, for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. Laughter...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 27, 2019

Official: Federal Government Weakening CTE Program - Transylvania County, NC

Arleca Chapman, director of Career-Technical Education and Student Services for the local school system, told the Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday night that the CTE program has a “lot of good things going on,” but the federal...

 

North Transylvania Fire Rescue Announces Leadership Change

North Transylvania Fire Rescue (NTFR) has experienced some changes in leadership and its members are excited to continue to serve their district and the greater community. After more than 13 years with NTFR, Chief Donald Kilpatrick resigned from his...

 

Quilts Of Valor Presentation Will Honor Ten Area Veterans

Quilts of Valor, an organization whose members produce hand-made patchwork quilts to honor veterans, will present quilts to three Transylvania veterans and seven additional veterans from the region...

 

16th 'Nutty' Weekend Returning To Brevard

The White Squirrel Festival returns to downtown Brevard this weekend. The festival, which begins on Friday night, includes a lineup of locally and nationally known musicians, food and beer, art and...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 23, 2019

City Manager Proposes No Tax Increase In Budget

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year includes no property tax increase, but a hike in water and sewer fees. Fatland presented his $24.3 million budget during Brevard City Council’s regular meeting on...

 
 By Ray Tuers    News    May 23, 2019

Boys & Girls Club Seeks New Executive Director

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, Transylvania County’s largest youth organization, has good news and sad news these days, according to a press release. Founded in 1999, the good news is that 2019 marks 20 years of impressive growth, to the point...

 

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