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City's Fire Hydrants To Be Inspected – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Fire Department will be conducting an annual inspection of the city’s over 500 fire hydrants throughout the month of September. Brevard Fire Chief Bobby Cooper said the tests will involve “flushing and flow... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council OKs Pay Hike, To Opt Out Of County Fire Tax – Brevard, NC

Last week’s Brevard City Council meeting saw its members approve a pay increase for themselves and the mayor, decide to “opt out” of a countywide fire tax, if one is approved, and hear parting remarks from a councilman at... — Updated 10/30/2019


City Employees Praise Wellness Program – Brevard, NC

In response to questions regarding the city of Brevard’s Wellness Fitness Program for employees, nine department heads and employees recently gathered at City Hall to provide... — Updated 8/12/2019


Free Speech And Work

Based on several of the comments made in meetings, letters, phone calls and internet postings regarding City Manager Jim Fatland’s mismatched uniform in the Memorial Day Parade and Brevard Fire Chief Bobby Cooper’s subsequent d... — Updated 7/5/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

City Fire Dept. Benefit Being Axed

As the Brevard Fire Department has transitioned from a volunteer staff to paid employees, a long-time benefit will be dropped when the city’s new budget goes into effect July 1. For more than 20 years, Brevard firefighters who... — Updated 6/26/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Social Media Posts Lead To Firings-Brevard, NC

Two part-time Brevard Fire Department employees were fired because of Facebook posts each made about Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland on Saturday, May 25, regarding Fatland’s military attire during the American Legion’s... — Updated 6/10/2019


Cedar Mountain News

McGaha Chapel Singalong By Charles Burden From Brevard and Dunn’s Rock, from See Off Mountain and Caesar’s Head, and especially from Cedar Mountain, with a smattering of... — Updated 6/6/2019


County Seeks To Update Voluntary Agriculture District Law

A public hearing will be held on a proposed update of the county’s Voluntary Agriculture District (VAD) ordinance. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved holding the hearing during its recent meeting. The county... — Updated 12/26/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

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... — Updated 11/26/2018


Bobby Cooper Named Brevard Fire Chief

Bobby Cooper has been named as the city of Brevard's first full-time fire chief. "Bobby Cooper's experience with Transylvania County EMS, Brevard Fire Department and Lake Toxaway... — Updated 10/15/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

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) directo... — Updated 10/9/2018


Charlotte Teen Dies At Falls, 2nd In 2 Weeks -Brevard NC

A 16-year-old Charlotte female, H'Money Siu, died Wednesday after falling down the 150-foot-tall Rainbow Falls in Nantahala National Forest. “We got a call for service right around noon, and finished about 6 p.m.,” said Bobby... — Updated 7/9/2018


UPDATED: Rainbow Falls Claims Another Fatality - Brevard NC

A 16-year-old Charlotte female, H'Money Siu, died Wednesday after falling down the 150-foot-tall Rainbow Falls in Nantahala National Forest. “We got a call for service right around noon, and finished about 6 p.m.,” said Bobby... — Updated 7/5/2018


Waterfall Safety Press Event Rescheduled To June 13 - Brevard

The waterfall safety press event that was postponed because of last week’s flooding has been rescheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, in Pisgah National Forest at Cove Creek Group Campground. This event is sponsored by the... — Updated 6/6/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

Transylvania Spared The Worst Of Rainfall

Though Transylvania County has gotten drenched in rain, in comparison to adjacent counties it hasn't got hit the hardest. "Overall, since Monday, Brevard has received 3.9 inches of... — Updated 5/31/2018


Staged Waterfall Rescue Planned At Cove Creek

With vacationers arriving throughout outdoor destinations in western North Carolina, park, forest and emergency management leaders will gather to talk about waterfall safety at 10 a.m., Thursday, at Cove Creek Group Campground in... — Updated 5/28/2018

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Funds For Landfill Upgrades

Transylvania County commissioners recently approved $447,200 in funding for the Solid Waste Department, and specifically the landfill, to make sure the county remains in compliance, can address major equipment breakdowns and other... — Updated 1/22/2018


Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (July - September)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JULY •Sandy Blythe was sentenced to roughly six to eight years... — Updated 12/29/2017

 By Derek McKissock    News

Center For Domestic Violence Victims Moving Forward

A move to allow local victims of domestic violence to get the support and the services they may need beneath one roof took a step forward Tuesday. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted during its rescheduled regular... — Updated 9/20/2017

 By Park Baker    News

EMS Facing Tourism Pressures

The needs of local EMS crews and first responders in response to tourist-related incidents were the topic of conversation at the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting. The council meets once a month... — Updated 4/24/2017

 By Derek McKissock    News

Tourism Impact Touted

If the local tourist industry were a single employer, it would be the largest and the highest revenue producer in the county. So said Clark Lovelace, executive director of the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority... — Updated 3/20/2017


County Employees Recognized With Service Awards – Brevard NC

During its Christmas luncheon for its employees, Transylvania County held its annual service awards: •30 years — Lodema D. Crowell (library); James H. Jones (sheriff’s office); Christy T. Stansel (finance); and Debra W. Walke... — Updated 1/2/2017


Year In Review – July, August, and September

JULY •The Rosman Board of Alderman unanimously approved its 2016/17 fiscal year budget, including a 3-cent property tax increase. The $245,521 general fund budget was roughly... — Updated 12/28/2016

 By Park Baker    News

Mother Wants Hospital Birthing Center To Reopen - Brevard NC

Nikki Vaughn, a Balsam Grove resident and new mother, has started an online petition to reopen Transylvania Regional Hospital's (TRH) birthing center, which closed in March 2015.... — Updated 9/7/2016

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Waterfall-Related Death Takes Total To Five - Brevard NC

A woman died after slipping and falling nearly 185 feet from the top of Rainbow Falls on Thursday. The woman has been identified as Taylor Terrell, a news anchor for 41NBC in... — Updated 7/25/2016


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