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 By Derek McKissock    News    May 21, 2015 

Proposed City Budget Includes Tax Increase - Brevard NC

A 2-cent property tax hike to partly pay for pedestrian/bike paths is proposed in interim Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s budget for the 2015/16 fiscal year. Fatland, who is also the city’s finance director, presented his budget Monday to...

 
 News    May 21, 2015 

College Changing Classification To Align With Mission - Brevard NC

Brevard College plans to reclassify as a NCAA Division III institution. College President David C. Joyce joined with Athletic Director Juan Mascaro on Wednesday afternoon to announce the college’s intention. “After closely examining our...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    News    May 21, 2015 

College President Answer Questions About NCAA III Transition-Brevard NC

Editor's Note: Brevard College President David Joyce answered the following questions: Why the decision to go to NCAA Division III? Joyce: The college saw an opportunity to enhance the student...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 21, 2015 

Board Reviews New Brevard Academy Campus -Brevard NC

Three members associated with Challenge Foundation Properties (CFP) made their initial presentation to the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors Monday night regarding design and financing of a new campus on the...

 
 News    May 21, 2015 

WiFi Access Available On Main St. - Brevard NC

Comporium will complete a new WiFi wireless access system for Main Street in Brevard in time for this weekend’s White Squirrel Festival. This free service will serve Main Street from City Hall to Comporium’s business office, with nine wireless...

 
 News    May 21, 2015 

White Squirrel Festival, Memorial Day Parade Return - Brevard NC

Downtown Brevard is gearing up for its 12th annual celebration of a locally famous furry critter at the White Squirrel Festival. Spread over the three days of Memorial Day weekend, this family festiva...

 
 News    May 21, 2015 

Junior Birdmen

Talon Lance last week rescued a bird that had fallen from a nest and began feeding it worms bought at Jarrett's Store in Rosman. Emma Reese helps him out. (Times photo by Robbie Ro...

 
 News    May 18, 2015

Brevard College To Transition To NCAA Division III

The Brevard College board of trustees voted Friday to transition the school from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division III over the next four years, impacting primarily athletics at the institution. A...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 18, 2015

Festival Not Hosting Squirrel Box Derby - Brevard NC

It’s arguably the biggest draw at one of Brevard’s most popular festivals, but the sidewalks of Jailhouse Hill (North Broad Street) won’t be lined with cheering spectators, and the base of the hill won’t be the site of any photo finishes...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 18, 2015

DAR Unveils Historical Reminder - Brevard NC

Local chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) dedicated a new grave marker to Benjamin Davidson Sunday afternoon at the Davidson River Cemetery. The program began with...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 18, 2015

Salvation Army Back On Track -Brevard NC

It was an afternoon centered around recognition, and, hopefully, resurrection last Thursday as the Salvation Army held its volunteer appreciation luncheon at the Masonic Lodge in downtown Brevard....

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 18, 2015

Wastewater Plant Study Scope Reduced - Brevard NC

The scope of a proposed study of the city of Brevard’s wastewater treatment plant has been significantly scaled back. The plant study items were discussed last week during the second meeting of the newly formed Public Works and Utilities...

 
 News    May 18, 2015

Public Invited To See Center Upgrade - Brevard NC

Transylvania County has a long tradition of extending a warm welcome to visitors, and a recent Visitor Center enhancement project is about to make that welcome even warmer. To celebrate the completion of the improvements, the Transylvania County...

 
 News    May 18, 2015

Gorges Park Needs Transylvania's Vote – Brevard NC

Gorges State Park still needs your vote to help it secure a $100,000 grant to fund a gravity mountain bike trail, and voting starts today. As previously reported, Gorges State Park, in collaboration with the Friends of Gorges State Park group, has be...

 
 News    May 18, 2015

Cradle Of Forestry Offers 'Bogs, Bugs And Beavers' Walk Planned

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to a program, “Bogs, Bugs and Beavers,” Saturday, May 23. The program begins in the Forest Discovery Center at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. with an introduction about beavers’ adaptations to living in a...

 
 News    May 18, 2015

Gorges Park Needs Transylvania's Vote

Gorges State Park still needs your vote to help it secure a $100,000 grant to fund a gravity mountain bike trail, and voting starts today. As previously reported, Gorges State Park, in collaboration with the Friends of Gorges State Park group, has be...

 
 News    May 14, 2015

National Award Given To 'Inheritance' Founder - Brevard NC

Deric Milligan, a Pisgah Forest resident and Inheritance of Hope executive director, was honored Saturday during the 29th annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony on Ellis Island in New York City...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 14, 2015

Schools Make Budget Pitch - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Commissioners heard budget requests from Transylvania County Schools (TCS), as well as the county’s volunteer fire departments and rescue squads, at the board’s regular meeting Monday night. The evening began with the school...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 14, 2015

Brevard Ranked As A Top Spot To Start A Business - Brevard NC

Transylvania County has made several efforts to improve on its economic viability in recent years, and a new study shows all that hard work is paying off, as the city of Brevard was named one of the top 10 best places to start a new business in North...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 14, 2015

Christi Whitworth Recognized For Making A Difference - Brevard NC

Christi Whitworth received the AAUW's "Women Who Make a Difference Award" Tuesday during a luncheon at Connestee Falls. Whitworth, the education director at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) in Balsam Grove, is the 38th recipient of...

 
 News    May 14, 2015

New Path

Construction is underway on the Cherry Street Greenway in Brevard. The roughly 1,300-foot path begins at Spruce Street and intersects the city's mult-use path behind Transylvania Regional Hospital....

 
 News    May 14, 2015

Visitor Center Improvements To Be Showcased May 28

Transylvania County has a long tradition of extending a warm welcome to visitors. A recent Visitor Center enhancement project is about to make that welcome even warmer. To celebrate the completion of...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 11, 2015

Century Of Life Honored - Brevard NC

It was a special afternoon last Thursday as members of the Transylvania County Council on Aging gathered at Silvermont to honor Transylvanians 100 years of age and older. Robert Anderson, director...

 

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