Brevard Ranked Among Top 10 Locations for Retirement

Forbes Magazine has ranked Brevard, NC among the top places to retire in 2019. The publication described the community as “a varied town of waterfalls and mountain with a population of 8,000 persons, south of Asheville in the state's western panhandle. Median home price is $218,000, 13% below national median. Cost of living 1% below national average. PROS: Good air quality and climate (but lots of rain). Above-average doctors per capita. Low serious crime rate. Good economy. No state income tax on Social Security benefits, no estate/inheritance tax. CONS: Low rank on Milken Institute list of best places for successful aging. No state income tax break fore retirement income other than Social Security. NOTES: Somewhat walkable. Elevation 2,200 feet. On previous lists. TRIVIA: Known for its white squirrel population.”

Transylvania County Students Celebrate Manufacturing Day 2023

Manufacturing industries play a critical role in local economies, and the foundation of connecting future generations of Transylvania County residents with career opportunities at local manufacturers was built on Wednesday, October18th. Over 65 students from Brevard...

Custom Tube Products to Open a Second Location in Transylvania County

Custom Tube Products, an advanced manufacturing company based in Edgewater, Florida will open a second facility in Rosman beginning this Fall. The move marks the first expansion for the company outside of their main facility. The business will occupy more than 20,000...

Ecusta Brewing Company Announces Future Home & Redevelopment Project

Ecusta Brewing Company announces the purchase and a planned redevelopment of an 8,800 square foot historic building, once part of the company’s namesake, the Ecusta Paper Mill. Ecusta Brewing is an independent craft brewery founded in 2016 in Brevard, NC. August 26th...