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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

DAR Members Involved In Planning For Constitution Week

At the Brevard City Council meeting on Aug. 22, Mayor Jimmy Harris presented to Portia Odell, Chairwoman of DAR's Constitution Week Committee, the proclamation which states that the city of Brevard...

 

Chamber Will Host Candidate Forum - Brevard, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Monday, Sept. 11, beginning at 6 p.m., in the library’s Rogow Room. For the two available Brevard City Council seats, candidates Jessica Gallagher, Mac Morrow and Maureen...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 28, 2017

City Council Approves Road Project Priorities - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council unanimously voted to approve transportation priorities during its regular meeting last week. Specifically, the council approved the county Transportation Advisory Committee’s recommendations on the N.C. Department of Transporta...

 

Labor Of Love Built At City Park - Brevard, NC

For a group of local carpenters, there is little doubt that donating a day's worth of their labor to build a second picnic pavilion at Franklin Park, will be cause for celebrations for years to come....

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    July 31, 2017

No Plans To Extend Sunday Alcohol Hours

As of now, there are apparently no plans to extend the hours of alcohol sales on Sundays in Transylvania County. On June 30, Gov. Roy Cooper signed a bill into law, allowing bars, restaurants and retailers to begin serving alcoholic beverages at 10...

 

Habitat Starts Work On Its Sixty-Third Home

Monday morning, Tran-sylvania Habitat for Humanity broke ground for the 63rd home in Transyl-vania County and the 36th home in the city of Brevard. This home will be constructed thanks in part to the...

 

Filing Ends For Nov. 7 Election

Unless challenged by a write-in campaign, Jimmy Harris will be elected to another four-year term in November as Brevard’s mayor. No one else filed to run for the office. The filing period ended at noon on Friday. Harris, a downtown businessman and...

 

Art Spark Auction To Benefit TC Arts Council - Brevard, NC

An "Al Fresco Italian Evening" will be presented by the Transylvania Community Arts Council at their annual Art Spark Art Auction on Sunday, Aug. 13, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event will be held at the...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 20, 2017

Election Filing Ends On Friday

As of Wednesday morning four candidates have filed for the upcoming municipal elections. Filing ends at noon on Friday for the Nov. 7 elections in Brevard and Rosman. Jimmy Harris has filed for another term as Brevard mayor. Two seats on the City...

 

Election Filing Started - Brevard, NC

As of this morning four candidates have filed for the upcoming municipal elections. Jimmy Harris has filed for another term as Brevard mayor. Two seats on the City Council will also be on the November ballot. Incumbent Mac Morrow has been joined by...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    July 6, 2017

Election Filing Begins Friday - Brevard, NC

Election filing for municipal races in Brevard and Rosman starts at noon on Friday. Brevard’s mayoral seat, currently held by Jimmy Harris, and two council seats, currently held by Mac Morrow and Anne Hollingsworth, will be on the ballot on Nov....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 26, 2017

Council Backs Relations Board

Brevard City Council unanimously voted to adopt a resolution endorsing and sponsoring the creation of a new Community Relations Board. The 11-member board will have representation from the county, city of Brevard and town of Rosman, including the...

 

Pilot Cove Hosts Its Grand Opening - Pisgah Forest, NC

Pilot Cove officially celebrated its grand opening on June 22, welcoming visitors to Transylvania County and western North Carolina. Directly bordering Pisgah National Forest, the development is...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 22, 2017

Council Approves City Budget, Tax Increase - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council unanimously approved its $28 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year during its regular meeting on Monday. Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris called it a “responsible” budget, and that “it speaks to the needs of our...

 

Harris, Morrow To Run Again, Hollingsworth Will Not - Brevard, NC

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris and Councilman Mac Morrow plan to run for another term of office, but Councilwoman Ann Hollingsworth will not. During Monday’s regular Brevard City Council meeting, Harris and Morrow announced they plan to run again in No...

 

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