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Ask Us: August 3, 2020

How many buildings/housing exist in the county’s Special Flood Hazard Areas (floodplains)? Is there a total acreage amount? Do we know how many properties in these areas are uninsured? Mike Owen, the county’s code enforcement... — Updated 8/3/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Discusses Complaints About Project Status-Brevard NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council addressed a complaint about city-project progress and heard special presentations. In the Monday, June 8, issue of The Transylvania Times, Aaron Baker, Transylvania Tourism board... — Updated 6/29/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Reunion, March Reject Racism-Brevard NC

It was over 30 years ago that Jvonne Hubbard was told she could no longer see her childhood best friend, Patience Camp. Camp is black. Hubbard is white. Hubbard said her father had... — Updated 6/22/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Harris, Mahoney Comment On 'Defunding Police' – Transylvania County

In the wake of George Floyd's death on May 25 and the protests and riots that followed, nine of the 13 members of the Minneapolis City Council said they plan to vote to dismantle... — Updated 6/10/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Black Community Members Hope For Change

Change and unification are what Tommy Kilgore hopes to see rise from the death of George Floyd. "A change is evident; change is coming," said Kilgore, president of the Transylvania... — Updated 6/10/2020


Brevard Police Committed To Protecting Everyone

George Floyd. Say his name. We as a nation and law enforcement community should never forget his name. George Floyd was a victim at the hands of his protectors, four Minneapolis police officers. The actions of one officer and the... — Updated 6/8/2020


Proud Of Caring Community

A big thank you to all our emergency services, especially during this pandemic. This also includes the essential businesses that have kept us going and those that are now opening back up. And when we think it cannot get any worse,... — Updated 6/8/2020

 By Jermiah Reed    News

Peaceful Protest Held At Courthouse-Brevard NC

At a time when civil unrest and demonstrations have boiled over in major cities across the nation and around the globe, Transylvania County was a beacon of hope on Tuesday, as... — Updated 6/4/2020

 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Business Responsibilities Unclear In COVID-19 Era-Brevard NC

With varying federal, state and local guidelines in place as different parts of the country begin to “reopen” businesses after COVID-19 related shutdowns, understanding who exactly is responsible for ensuring employee and... — Updated 6/1/2020


Drive-By Birthday For Frank Paden

Frank Paden, pictured with his wife of 34 years, Faye, celebrated his 79th birthday on May 15 with a drive-by birthday party. He is an Army veteran and loves the Clemson Tigers.... — Updated 5/25/2020

 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Restaurants, Bars Preparing For Phase Two-Brevard NC

Many Transylvania restaurants and bars say they plan to open for dine-in service once Gov. Roy Cooper says the state can move forward with Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening, but they... — Updated 5/20/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Dinkins Unhappy At City Response To Virus-Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s response time to COVID-19 was called into question, with more frequent meetings suggested, at Monday’s City Council meeting. In closing remarks, Councilwoman Geraldine Dinkins said she felt like the city... — Updated 5/20/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Authorities Investigating Puppy Deaths-Brevard NC

Authorities are investigating an incident that occurred in the See Off Mountain community on May 17, where two Dutch Shepard puppies were found dead, with one of the dogs decapitated. According to Transylvania County Sheriff’s... — Updated 5/18/2020

 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

Retail Reopens Gradually In Phase One -Brevard NC

As a part of Gov. Roy Cooper's Executive Order 138, which eases restrictions on travel, business operations and mass gatherings, small, privately owned retail businesses were... — Updated 5/13/2020

 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

Lockdown Won't Stop Missionaries-Brevard NC

Service work continues for an American missionary on lockdown in Bolivia and a Pakistani pastor stuck in Transylvania County. Both Eden Johnson and Akbar Masih work through Anchor... — Updated 5/6/2020

 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

With Some Help, Mayberry's Serves A Meal For Hundreds - Brevard NC

At a time when local restaurants are feeling the impact of North Carolina's stay-at-home order, Mayberry's in Brevard fed over 1,000 Transylvania County residents last week thanks... — Updated 5/4/2020


Opioid Response Team Putting Life-Saving Medicine In Hands Of Law Enforcement

When it comes to addressing the opioid crisis, teamwork and cross-sector collaboration are required for achieving results, according to a press release from Transylvania Public Health. The Transylvania Opioid Response Team, a... — Updated 5/4/2020

 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

City Donates To Relief Fund - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted to donate $5,000 to the Transylvania Tomorrow emergency relief fund, a grant program initiative to assist the county’s small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The fund has received roughly... — Updated 5/4/2020


Tornados Announce 2020 Athletic Hall Of Fame Class

Brevard College has announced the selection of Robert “Bob” Gray (Cross Country/Track & Field), Andy Latimer (Track & Field), and Thad Walker (Cycling) as the 2020 inductees into the Brevard College Athletics Hall of Fame.... — Updated 4/27/2020


Jim Wesley Cole

Jim Wesley Cole died April 1, 2020. He was 98 years old. He was born Nov. 12, 1921, to Eugene and Nora Cole in Kipling, La., and grew up in neighboring Dry Creek, La. At 19, he... — Updated 4/6/2020

 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Courts, Law Enforcement Facing Different Landscape -Brevard NC

In this newfound age of social distancing, the criminal justice system is grappling with how to serve the community while following the directives and guidelines set forth by state and national leaders. “Please be patient,... — Updated 3/23/2020


Goldsmith, Galloway Die In Southeast Asia

The following briefs are from Thursday, March 12, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Officer James M. Leopard, of the Brevard Police Department, has been credited with saving the life of a 12-year-old girl, Martha Ann Aiken,... — Updated 3/9/2020


Clueless About Socialism

I was genuinely disappointed by Sandy Goble’s letter which confuses socialism and communism and throws in Nazism, which has little to do with either. Socialism vests the ownership and control of the means of production and... — Updated 3/9/2020


Richard "Dickie" Etters

Richard “Dickie” Etters, 71, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, while surrounded by his loved ones. A native of Gaston County, N.C., he was the son of the late John C. and Ruth Ducker Etters. In addition... — Updated 3/2/2020


Church Activities

Brevard Community Church Nathan Milazzo, a prayer pastor at Brevard Community Church, will be shaving his very full beard off on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 3 p.m. at Ecusta Brewing Company. All proceeds go to St. Baldrick’s... — Updated 2/26/2020


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