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Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway.... — Updated 6/21/2021 Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at... — Updated 6/21/2021 Full story

 

Chamber Of Commerce Hands Out Annual Awards

Over the course of the past three weeks, the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce distributed the 2020 Esther Wesley Award and the Duke Energy Citizenship Award, as well as the... — Updated 6/16/2021

 
 By Matt MCGregor    News

Businesses Facing Worker Shortage

As in many places right now, the unprecedented "perfect storm" of a worker shortage hangs over Transylvania County. "I've never seen anything like this before," said Clark Lovelace,... — Updated 6/15/2021

 

Transylvania County SCORE Hosts Live Workshop

Last week, Transyl-vania County SCORE held a workshop to help local businesses prosper. The workshop theme was “valuing your business – three keys to being smarter: truth, timing and someone else.” The workshop was presented... — Updated 6/14/2021

 

Aaron Baker To Seek City Council Seat

Aaron Baker, a Brevard College alumnus and senior marketing manager at Oskar Blues Brewery, announced his candidacy for Brevard City Council on Wednesday. The 34-year-old father of... — Updated 6/2/2021

 

Good Job, Mayor Harris

Mayor Jimmy Harris frequently refers to Brevard as “an above average” city. He is correct. If anything, he is understating the quality of this small city we call home. At a time when other small communities in North Carolina... — Updated 6/2/2021

 

Visitor Center Displays Local Art

Stop in at the Brevard Visitor Center located in the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce building during the month of June to enjoy a sampling of local art provided by Number... — Updated 6/2/2021

 

Jimmy Harris Says He Won't Seek Re-election

Jimmy Harris, Brevard’s longest serving mayor, surprised many late last week when he announced he would not seek another term in November. Harris, first elected mayor in 1999, has been for many the face of the city, omnipresent... — Updated 5/24/2021

 

Jimmy Harris, Brevard's Longest-Serving Mayor, Won't Seek Reelection

After leading the city of Brevard through the worst health and economic crisis in its history, Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris has decided not to run for public office this November,... — Updated 5/24/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Proposed City Budget Includes Rate Increases

The city of Brevard’s proposed budget for the 2021/2022 fiscal year calls for setting the property tax rate at $.45 cents per $100 of valuation and for increases in garbage, water and sewer rates. At Monday’s Brevard City... — Updated 5/20/2021

 

Visitor Center Reopens After State Eases Restrictions

Since the Brevard/ Transylvania Visitor Center reopened after the state eased restrictions in June 2020, visitor access has been limited. With overall COVID trends moving in the... — Updated 5/19/2021

 

Chamber Releases Key Priorities To Send To Decision Makers

Editor’s note: The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce used a member survey, along with conversations with members and discussion by its Board of Directors, to create a list of key priorities to share with the decision... — Updated 5/19/2021

 

SCORE To Host Virtual Meeting On Adding Value To A Business

Transylvania County SCORE and partners will present a live workshop with four financial professionals who have extensive experience with people misunderstanding how to add value and keep value in their business. The average small... — Updated 5/17/2021

 

Mission, Chamber Join 'Bringing Summer Back' Campaign

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) kicked off the Bringing Summer Back campaign on May 9. More than 140 partner organizations, including Mission Health and Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce, across the... — Updated 5/10/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Local Economy On The Rebound – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s economy is almost back to where it was this time in 2019, according to Tom Tveidt, an economist who presented findings from his recent economic report on the county at a Tuesday virtual town hall meeting... — Updated 4/21/2021

 

One Year Later: How Chamber Coped With Coronavirus – Brevard, NC

(Editor's Note: Transylvania County SCORE knows that leadership is essential for growth and survival in any community. This is the third in a series of articles from local leaders... — Updated 4/20/2021

 

Organizers Of Farmers' Market, Arts In March Respond To Criticism – Brevard, NC

Organizers of the Transylvania Farmers’ Market and the recent Arts in March event in downtown Brevard are disappointed at the references to both in a front-page article in last Thursday’s paper headlined: “Business Owners... — Updated 4/19/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Business Owners Don't Feel They Have Been Treated Fairly By City – Brevard, NC

Two business owners are seeking clarity and an "equal playing field," they say, from city of Brevard leadership for the issuing of special event permits. Both Bruce Stewart, owner... — Updated 4/14/2021

 

VISIT LOCAL 2021 Contest Winners Announced

The Brevard/Transylvania Visitor Center's VISIT LOCAL 2021 contests wrapped up last week with four excited winners and many kudos from participants. Winners of the Transylvania Trea... — Updated 3/17/2021

 

3oak Handcrafted Opens With Ribbon Cutting

An upstart woodworking company is creating and curating a unique retail concept in an old auto body shop on South Broad Street in Brevard. 3oak Handcrafted has opened a new retail l... — Updated 3/11/2021

 

Voters Approve Of Selling Beer And Wine

The following briefs are from the Thursday, March 4, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. The voters in Brevard approved the legal sale of “off premises” beer and wine in a special election last Saturday. Some 1,212... — Updated 3/1/2021

 

Visitor Center Extends Visit Local Contests Deadlines

Because of some unfriendly weather and excited participants, the Brevard/Transylvania Visitor Center has decided to extend the deadline for the two Visit Local contests until March... — Updated 2/24/2021

 

Griffin Leads Team To Conference Title

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Feb. 11, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. A budget of $12,950.00, by far the largest ever proposed by the local civic body, was adopted by the directors of the Brevard Chamber of... — Updated 2/8/2021

 

Thrive Physio Opens In Elk Haven Wellness Center

There is now more help for those with pelvic health concerns in Brevard. Last week, Thrive Physio and the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce celebrated the practice's grand... — Updated 2/8/2021

 

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