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Local Citizens Support Pipeline Demonstrators-Brevard NC

A group of local concerned citizens Friday morning gathered in front of the county courthouse in support of the protest by Native Americans in North Dakota of a proposed pipeline. Wayne Clark helped...

 

Pinnacle Mountain Fire 84 Percent Contained

After unsafe conditions prevented work from being done on the fire lines the last three days at the Pinnacle Mountain fire in South Carolina, crews returned to the lines this morning (Friday) to continue mop up and reinforcement of the fire lines,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 1, 2016 

Harris Welcomes New Lease On Life – Brevard NC

Former Brevard Police Department patrol sergeant Harry Gilbert Harris was working his beat one night in 2010 when he faced a new and difficult culprit he had never encountered: an inability to catch...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    December 1, 2016 

County Backs Effort To Improve Brevard Park – Brevard NC

The county will seek a $240,000 grant to make significant improvements to the South Broad Park in Brevard. On Monday during their regular meeting, Transylvania commissioners approved applying for the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 1, 2016 

Wilson Road Plan Chosen – Brevard NC

The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) has chosen an option for the Wilson Road widening project, which, if funded by the state, would not begin construction until at least 2020. Out of three...

 

Jobless Rate Remains Steady In Transylvania – Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in October was 4.5 percent, the same as the previous month’s, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 

TDA Launches New Grant Program – Brevard NC

Special events such as the White Squirrel Festival and Halloweenfest have made Brevard a must-visit destination during popular times of year, according to the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA). TDA is hoping that a new grant...

 

Parade Information – Brevard NC

•The Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, in downtown Brevard. Twilight Tour will follow at 4 p.m. Brevard College’s Lessons & Carols concert will then be held at 7:30 p.m. in the...

 

Pole Destroyed

A 67-year-old Candler woman hit the light pole in front of The Sunset Motel on South Broad Street in Brevard with her vehicle Tuesday morning. She was coming from the Rosman Highway turning left onto...

 

Burning Ban To Be Lifted At 5 p.m., Today (Friday)-Brevard NC

Fire experts with the N.C. Forest Service say recent rains have helped to reduce fire danger in the North Carolina mountains, prompting the agency to lift the ban on open burning for 32 counties effective at 5 p.m., Friday. The burn ban has been lift...

 

Rain Provides Much-Needed Relief At Pinnacle Mountain Fire

The Pinnacle Mountain fire received more than an inch of rain overnight, providing much-needed relief for the drought-stricken area, for firefighters and for the blaze itself, according to the S.C. Forestry Commission. Crews are not being dispatched...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 28, 2016

Property Owners Team Up On River Project – Brevard NC

Two neighboring local landowners recently teamed up to return a section of the East Fork of the French Broad River to a more natural state. The severely eroded stream bank was graded back, and...

 

Rain Forecast Welcome News – Brevard NC

As of this morning, the forecast for rain on Tuesday and Wednesday is especially welcome news to those who have been tackling the wildfires during this long drought spell. “I’m hoping (the rain) will put the fires out, or contain them enough to w...

 

Brevard: A Christmas Shopping Tradition – Brevard NC

By the time Black Friday arrived last week in downtown Brevard's own toy store, O.P. Taylor's, had already sold out of the item requested the most: a Hatchimal. According to employee Jeannie McEwan,...

 

Ted Still Has One Holiday Wish – Brevard NC

Ted Tawney is doing all he can to remain in his Brevard home, but he still needs some help from his many friends. In January of 2015, The Transylvania Times reported how the now 64-year-old, who has...

 

Christmas Parades Planned – Transylvania County NC

Three free family-friendly Christmas celebrations will take place this Saturday in downtown Brevard, while Rosman will host its Christmas Parade Sunday. The Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Christmas parade at 3 p....

 

Law & Order – Transylvania County NC

•Scott Allen Hilderbrand, 37, was arrested for felony possession of heroin on Friday, Nov. 11. He has been placed in the Transylvania County jail under an $8,000 bond, according to the sheriff’s office. •John Conway Popson, 28, was arrested...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 28, 2016

Pisgah Field School Grant Will Target Elementary School Children – Pisgah Forest NC

The Pisgah Field School, an educational program of the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFIA), recently received a $25,000 grant from the GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. The grant will be used, at first, for students at Rosman Elementary Scho...

 

All Invited To Thanksgiving Dinner – Brevard NC

Michael Collins, the director of Bread of Life, the free community kitchen in Brevard, sees hunger not as an individual problem but for the community as a whole. When he speaks at churches and...

 

23-Year-Old Dies After Falling At Moore Cove Falls – Pisgah Forest NC

A 23-year-old Florida resident died Tuesday evening after falling from Moore Cove Falls. Walace Rice Parish, of Melbourne, Fla., was in the area visiting friends from a neighboring county. At 5:10...

 

Smoke Making Outside 'Unhealthy' – Brevard NC

Smoke has been blanketing Transylvania County recently, creating unhealthy breathing conditions. State health officials issued a "code red" (unhealthy) for Wednesday in Transylvania, with an open burn...

 

City Looking At Water Storage – Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has approved researching the feasibility of building an offline water storage system for the city. During its regular meeting Monday, council approved spending a maximum of $78,500 for the Resource Institute, Inc., to do the...

 

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