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 By Matt McGregor    News    December 7, 2017

Perry Retires After 43 Years With City - Brevard, NC

With her retirement, Desiree Perry bids a fond farewell to a 43-year career in city government. "I was hired in 1975, and I've seen a lot of changes in Brevard," said Perry, who ended her career with...

 

Support The Depot Project

Wow, let’s get the replica depot on the roll. Hats off to Mr. Hall, Dru Bridges and Jimmy Harris for realizing the great potential of bringing that beautiful historical reminder of our depot back! As a child I played at the old depot that was...

 

City Council Approves New Jenkins Center - Brevard, NC

Last week, Brevard City Council unanimously approved plans to build a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center. In her last meeting as a council member, Ann Hollingsworth, who is being replaced by...

 

Train Depot Project Moving Ahead -Brevard NC

Brevard City Council approved plans to raise funds to rebuild the former train depot on property off Railroad Avenue through a "Buy-A-Brick" program. "I'd like to see it get erected soon," said Mayor...

 

How Will Downtown Survive?

What did Jimmy Harris have to say about moving the courthouse? Nobody is going to come all the way from Morris Road for lunch or breaks. This move will hurt the downtown economy and we will have no downtown parking lot, further hurting downtown. No...

 

Reaction Given To Court Decision

Editor’s Note: Last week, Transylvania County commissioners unanimously voted to build a new courthouse — currently estimated to cost $31.1 million — beside the law enforcement facility on Morris Road in Brevard. It’s anticipated it will take...

 

New Industrial Building Gets A Step Closer - Brevard, NC

A legal agreement was signed Tuesday that moved along the eventual construction of a roughly 60,750-square-foot light industrial building on Ecusta Road. During its regular meeting Tuesday, the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 9, 2017

Maureen Copelof, Mac Morrow Elected To Council - Brevard, NC

Maureen Copelof and incumbent Mac Morrow were elected to the Brevard City Council Tuesday for four-year terms. The two were competing with Jessica Gallagher for two open seats on the council. The...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 6, 2017

Municipal Elections Set For Tuesday

Municipal election day in Brevard and Rosman is Tuesday, with polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. In Brevard, Jimmy Harris faces no opposition for another four-year term as mayor. Two seats are on the ballot for city council. Three candidates —...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 2, 2017

Early Voting Ends This Saturday

One-stop early voting ends this Saturday for the municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman. Through Tuesday, 355 ballots had been cast. Those registered to vote in Brevard and Rosman may cast their ballots any time between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.,...

 
 By Norah Davis    News    October 26, 2017

Community Invited To Help 'Power Up'

Imagine that you are a single mom with four children. You live with your mother, who takes care of the youngsters because you work two jobs to make ends meet. Winter is coming, your oil tank is empty...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 23, 2017

New Boys & Girls Teen Center Opens - Brevard, NC

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County had a double celebration last week: the opening of a new teen center and the recognition of one of its staff members, Emily Taylor. A...

 

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris Explains Why He's Seeking Another Term

Editor’s Note: Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris faces no opposition in November for another four-year term in office. The Transylvania Times contacted Harris to get some comments on why he is running, etc. “I have been honored everyday to serve the...

 

Candidate Questions

In today’s paper readers will find question-amd-answer stories about the three candidates – Maureen Copelof, Jessica Gallagher and Mac Morrow – running for the two open seats on the Brevard City Council. We hope the articles provide some...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    October 16, 2017

Early Voting For Municipal Elections Begins Thursday

One-stop early voting begins this Thursday for the municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman. Those registered to vote in Brevard and Rosman may cast their ballots any time between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, until Nov. 3 at the...

 

County Closer To Making Courthouse Decision

After years of study and deliberation, commissioners could make a decision on the Transylvania County Courthouse during their first scheduled meeting in November. During Tuesday’s commissioner meeting, Dan Mace, with Moseley Architects, gave a revi...

 

Free Rein Center Gala Set For Oct. 14 At Connestee Falls

Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education will host its "Mane Event" fundraising gala from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Connestee Falls clubhouse. "Trail Ride" is the theme fo...

 

Joe Earl Pace

Joe Earl Pace, 82, is now in the presence of Jesus, having left this earth Sept. 20, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer. He died at home in the arms of his loving wife of 26 years, Christine...

 

Sewage System Improvements Nearly Finished

Repairs and updates to the city of Brevard’s sewage system infrastructure will be finishing up this year. During Monday’s City Council meeting, Public Works Director David Lutz announced that repairs to the Neely Road force main pump station and...

 

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans A Huge Success - Brevard, NC

The partnership of VFW Auxiliary 4309, American Legion Auxiliary 88 and the Waightstill-Avery Chapter of the DAR resulted in an attendance of more than 430 veterans, their families and guests. One...

 

Marijuana Use Discussed At Forum - Brevard, NC

A discussion about the pros and cons of marijuana was held Thursday by the C.A.R.E. Coalition at the Board of Elections. Kristen Gentry, youth and community outreach coordinator for the C.A.R.E....

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition: C.A.R.E. Seeks Community Opinions On Marijuana

When people think about marijuana, their own personal preferences, or indifference, often shape their opinions. That’s natural. As the controversy between federal regulations, medicalization and state legalization continues to shake out, the issue...

 

Thank You

On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 4309, American Legion Auxiliary 88, and the Waightstill-Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, we would like to thank all our members who stepped up to make the Welcome Home...

 

James (Jimmy) E. Collins

James (Jimmy) E. Collins, 68, of Ware Shoals, S.C., passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at his home. Born in Brevard, he was a son of the late Emmless Roosevelt and Margaret Louise Davis Collins. He was a former carpet installer and was of the...

 

Burlap & Lace Opens In Downtown Brevard

Burlap & Lace opened the doors to its new location at 244 W. Main Street, Brevard last week with a celebration ribbon cutting and vintage tea party. What began as an offering of originally...

 

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