Meet Jerica Klinker, Lab Technician with Oskar Blues Brewery

Oskar Blues Brewery supports a workforce of 100 employees who each bring something special to the team here in Brevard. Working behind the scenes Jerica Klinker serves as a Lab Technician at the brewery and is responsible for maintaining the quality and consistency of the company’s award-winning beers. Jerica has a science background with a degree in biology. She was first attracted to the company for the work and unique company culture, but after joining the company she has become part of a close knit team of likeminded coworkers who embrace a love for craft beer and passion for mountain biking, hiking and the great outdoors. Learn more about Jerica, her unique role with the company and the qualities that make Oskar Blues Brewery successful in our small but thriving community in our latest Natural Advantage video series release. 

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Custom Tube Products to Open a Second Location in Transylvania County

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Ecusta Brewing Company Announces Future Home & Redevelopment Project

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Virtual Town Hall: Economic Impact of COVID-19 & Forecast

Transylvania County, NC – April, 2021 marks the one year anniversary of the first business Town Hall meeting to assess and discuss our local COVID-19 business response. Business owners, elected officials and community stakeholders are now invited to reconvene and...

Global Pharmaceutical Company Announces Expansion in Brevard, NC

Brevard, NC- Raybow USA, the American operations of Raybow Pharmaceutical, announced today plans to invest $15.8 million in its existing Brevard headquarters. The expansion project will sustain 26 full time jobs and create 74 additional positions. New positions...