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Doug, Ellen Harris Now Ready For New Adventures – Brevard, NC

After 21 years of business, Doug and Ellen Harris of Harris Architects on West Probart Street in Brevard have begun the design on their latest project: closing Harris Architects to seek out new...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 15, 2019

New BMC Concert Hall Planned

On Friday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Parker Concert Hall at the Brevard Music Center. The indoor concert hall on the lake is scheduled to open in summer 2020 with a seating...

 

Al Platt Recognized As Main Street Champion

Brevard’s Al Platt was recognized Thursday as a N.C. Main Street Champion for his commitment to downtown improvements and strong communities during a ceremony in Salisbury . Forty-three “Cham-pions,” including, Platt, the owner of Platt...

 
 By Sean Trapp    Arts    August 23, 2018

Taj Mahal, Robert Earl Keen And Steep Canyon Rangers To Headline Mountain Song

The 13th Annual Mountain Song Festival will return to the Brevard Music Center Sept. 7-9, featuring singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen, blues icon Taj Majal and host band the Steep Canyon Rangers....

 

Established Real Estate, Land Conservation Firm Renamed

Conservation Advisors of North Carolina, a real estate and land conservation firm in Brevard, has announced that it has adopted a new name, Witherspoon Platt Associates, to better reflect its...

 

Boys & Girls Club Announces Main Street Mile Race Winners - Brevard, NC

Will Coye won the title of Fastest Male in the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club's Main Street Mile, a foot race through the streets of Brevard held Sept. 9. Alycia Andrade won Fastest Female. Coye's...

 

Brevard College Honors Lifetime Supporters

On May 18, in a unique ceremony that traces its roots to pre-medieval Europe, Brevard College showed appreciation to those who quietly and consistently change the lives of its students. The Brevard...

 

Al Platt Is Right

Al Platt’s praise to Transylvania County (“Do You See What I See?”) on a recent editorial page was spot on! Thank you, Al, for reminding us of our good fortune to call these mountains home! Freddie Hart Brevard...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 8, 2015

College Transforms Boiler Room To Coffee House - Brevard NC

It's not quite the Phoenix rising from the ashes, but a new coffee shop located at Brevard College has transformed a previously unused industrial building into a space where students and members of...

 

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...

 

Breaking Ground

Last Wednesday, Brevard College held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new 84-bed residence hall. Approximately 50 people, including several people involved with the project were in attendance. Pam...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    March 5, 2015

Benefit To Help Young Musicians 'JAM' - Brevard NC

An upcoming benefit to raise money for a children's afterschool program promises to bring together good music, good food and good beer, all for a great cause. Next Wednesday, local bluegrass...

 

Josephine Vizzini Platt

Josephine Vizzini Platt, 89, of Brevard, passed away Feb. 8, 2015, at her home with her family by her side. Born June 9, 1925, in Jamesburg, N.J., she was the daughter of Mary and Salvatore Vizzini....

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 1, 2014

College Stalwart Passes Away - Brevard NC

Tim Murray, the man responsible for developing the art program at Brevard College, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the age of 76. "He was the foundation of the art department. He basically built this art...

 

Food Matters Market Benefit Event Slated –Brevard NC

The Food Matters market located in Market Street Center by Straus Park will be offering an outdoor lunch treat from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 at which proceeds from sales will go entirely to the...

 

Boys & Girls Club Honors Cindy Platt – Brevard NC

More than 300 people gathered on the lawn of the Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County on Gallimore Road Friday to honor Cindy Platt, one of the club's founders and a person who worked tireless...

 

Cindy Platt: A Life Of Giving - Brevard NC

Former Brevard City Council member Cindy Platt, a devoted mother and wife, community leader, advocate of the arts, and champion of Transylvania County’s children, died unexpectedly of a heart...

 

After 30 Years, Platt Architecture Going Strong – Brevard NC

Small towns are often known for the businesses that stand the test of time and go on to be known as mainstays in their community. Platt Architecture is a perfect example of such a business, lasting th...

 

Jean Elizabeth Stridde Parker

Jean Elizabeth Stridde Parker died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2012 at age 87. She was a resident of College Walk Retirement Community in Brevard at the time of her death. Born Aug. 25, 1924, in Neenah,...

 

Community Shares In Gardens' Bounty

As Americans become more concerned about the quality of the food that they consume, community gardens are growing in popularity. That's true right here in Transylvania County, where a number of reside...

 

Spring Tour Of Homes Raises Funds For TC Arts Council

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will hold its annual spring fundraiser, the Spring Tour of Homes, on Saturday, May 22, from 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets to this event are $30. The tour this...

 

Births In Transylvania

Kayley Grace Robinson Rebecca and Joe Robinson, of Pisgah Forest, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kayley Grace Robinson, born June 22, 2009, at Transylvania Regional Hospital, in Brevard. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    June 13, 2008

Committies Ask County To Move Judicial Offices

The two committees appointed by county commissioners recommend building new judicial offices on Morris Road, next to the public safety complex currently under construction. Commissioners took no action Monday during their regular meeting after...

 

Committe Recommends New Courthouse Facility

Moving Transylvania County judicial facilities out of the historic county courthouse to a new location on Morris Road is a better way to address future needs, according to a committee appointed by county commissioners to study the issue....

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    May 6, 2008

Committee: Space At A Premium

By the year 2025, Transylvania County will need roughly 80,000 square feet of space for judicial operations, according to members of the committee looking at the future use of the courthouse. During its latest meeting, committee members said it...

 

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