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 By Matt McGregor    News    December 13, 2018 

A Welcome Shelter From The Storm - Brevard NC

Though movies and television shows in popular culture often tell a story of people turning on each other after the modern conveniences of society break down, in Transylvania County, citizens, county...

 

'Assault' Celebrates Its 20th Bike Ride - Brevard NC

­­­ Past, present and current sponsors of the Assault on the Carolinas ride were honored last Thursday at a reception to thank those who have supported the ride over the past 20 years. The event to...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 6, 2018

Locals Recall President George Bush - Brevard NC

Two Transylvania County residents remember George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the U.S., who died on Nov. 30. Former Republican Congressman Charles H. Taylor first met Bush, who was president...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 3, 2018

Emergency Officials Train For Active Shooter - Brevard NC

An active-shooter simulation was held in the Transylvania County administration building on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, Brevard Police Department, Brevard Fire Department, Emergency Management,...

 

Black Friday Report: Best Ever For Some - Brevard NC

Downtown Brevard store owners reported an increase in sales in what some are calling their "best Black Friday ever." Ann Hollingsworth, owner of Main Street, Ltd. on East Main Street, said she was...

 

New Industrial Building Unveiled - Brevard NC

The Sylvan Valley Industrial Center off Ecusta Road opened to the public Wednesday during a dedication ceremony attended by city and county officials, community stakeholders and citizens....

 

Thanksgiving Tradition Keeps Cooking - Brevard NC

Thanksgiving is not just one day at Brevard's own community kitchen, Bread of Life, but celebrated throughout the week as volunteers come out to show their gratitude by taking on different tasks -...

 

Brevard's First Full-Time Fire Chief Sworn In - Brevard NC

The Brevard Fire Department (BFD) has its first full-time fire chief with the swearing in of Bobby Cooper. Cooper, the county's former Emergency Services director, took the oath of office...

 

County Dept. Case In D.A.'s Hands - Brevard NC

District Attorney Greg Newman is considering how to proceed with the State Bureau of Investigation’s (SBI) findings of allegations of mishandling of funds in the county’s Transportation Department. As previously reported in June of 2017,...

 

Hans Nurnberger Recalls USS Iowa Tragedy - Brevard NC

A grandfather's journey in teaching his granddaughter how to make her way into future endeavors became his own opportunity for closure on a haunted past. Together, Hans Nurnberger, who is co-owner of...

 

Public Gives Its Input On City Projects - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council held a public input session on the Brevard Area Trail System from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday. By 4:30 p.m., up to 30 people had already signed in and circulated throughout the Board of Elections conference room. Each project had its...

 

Recalling The Rebuilding Of Iraq - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: In recognition of Veterans Day, The Transylvania Times talked to local resident Major General Joe Taluto about his military experiences in Iraq. After leading the military response as...

 

Brevard Resident Creates 'Best In Show' Costume - Brevard NC

A towering, robotic figure called Bastion, equipped with weaponry and accompanied by a yellow bird perched in its shoulder, could be seen in the crowd at this year's Halloweenfest. The robot, tall...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 8, 2018

Fire Badly Damages Home - Connestee NC

There were no injuries in a residential fire at 235 Piedmont Camp Road off U.S. 276 on Monday night. “Connestee Fire and Rescue got the call for service at 10:46 p.m. from an automatic fire alarm and an incomplete 911 call,” said Chase Owen,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 5, 2018

Hearing For Trail, Train Depot Set - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted three to two on holding a public input session on the Brevard Area Trails System, including the proposed construction of a train depot on Railroad Avenue. The input session...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 5, 2018

Faith Community Gathers To Address Synagogue Shooting - Brevard NC

Last Wednesday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brevard filled with people of many faiths who came to be a part of the Interfaith Service of Remembrance for the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 1, 2018

Witnessing The End Of An Era - Brevard NC

From the smoldering ashes of the well-celebrated past, a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center in Brevard is in the works to rise in its place. In November 2017, Brevard City Council unanimously...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 25, 2018

Charles Clayton Moore, 68, Sentenced For Child Sex Abuse Charges - Brevard NC

Charles Clayton Moore, a 68-year-old Sapphire resident, was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to eight felony counts of indecent liberties with a child and three...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 25, 2018

Mold Causes Medical Facility's Relocation - Brevard NC

The discovery of mold and moisture in the Brevard Cancer and Infusion Center on Hospital Road has led to Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) officials temporarily relocating the facility to 159 Medical Park Drive, with the infusion services...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 22, 2018

Abuse Victims Can Find It Hard To Talk - Brevard NC

Lying beneath the surface of what can be a day-to-day routine for some, are those who are in crisis and rendered voiceless, afraid to speak out against a violence that has confronted them at some point in their lives, a violence that is camouflaged...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 15, 2018

OCC Returns To Bring Joy In A Box - Brevard NC

When cancer rendered Pat Law ill and confined her to her home, she began to sew. “I only knew that this was something I had to do,” she said, “and I could not stop.” Pat, with the help of her husband, Jim, found a mission in making dresses...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 11, 2018

Council OKs Skate Park - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has unanimously approved the construction of the Tannery Skate Park, which would be the first constructed amenity in the proposed park’s master plan. The council’s decision during its regular meeting Monday completes a long...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 8, 2018

Seeing Florence's Impact Up Close - Brevard NC

From the open cargo door of a Black Hawk helicopter flying 500 feet above southeastern North Carolina in wind and rain, Bobby Cooper, the Emergency Management Services (EMS) director for Transylvania...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 4, 2018

Firing Range To Get Second Hearing - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved a rehearing for the Brevard Police Department’s application for a special-use permit to build an outdoor firing range near the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek Road, which is...

 

Council To Look At Depot Proposal - Brevard NC

The construction of a railroad depot, which would be part restoration and part recreation of the city of Brevard's old depot torn down in 1981, could come to fruition if the city council approves the...

 

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