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 By Alex Perri    News

Judge Sentences 3 To Life Without Parole – Brevard, NC

On Tuesday evening, a Transylvania County jury found Connell Dixon Hawkins, 30, of Hendersonville, Chadley Tyrone Norris, 36, of Brevard, and James Alexander Ray, 23, of Wilmington, guilty of first-degree murder in perpetration of... — Updated 12/11/2019


DNA Evidence Introduced In Murder Trial – Brevard, NC

The trial in the murder case of 18-year-old Saul Ayala continues today after another week of testimony from state witnesses. Today is the 18th day of the trial since jury selection began on Nov. 12. Last week, Assistant District... — Updated 12/9/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

Opening Statements Made In Murder Trial – Brevard, NC

After eight days of jury selection, the trial in the murder case of 18-year-old Saul Ayala began Friday morning, with opening statements. Connell Dixon Hawkins, Chadley Tyrone Norris and James Alexander Ray face charges of... — Updated 11/26/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Cat Café Owner Disputes State's Latest Findings – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Paws Cat Café on North Broad Street in Brevard received a “disapproved” follow-up facility-compliance inspection (FCI) from the N.C. Department of Agriculture (NCDA) on Oct. 23 but is being allowed to continue its opera... — Updated 11/22/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Paul Ray Named As City Of Brevard's Planning Director – Brevard, NC

Interim Planning Director Paul Ray dropped “interim” from his title Monday when he was sworn in as the city of Brevard’s planning director. “I feel honored to have been chosen as the new planning director,” Ray said in a... — Updated 11/21/2019


Paid Parking Would Hurt Downtown

I recently read about the Brevard City Council contemplating adding parking fees to the now free city parking. In my opinion, the fees generated by metered parking would dampen the vibrant downtown. The money generated by metered... — Updated 11/20/2019


Michner Boots Goal To Win Championship

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Nov. 13, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Due to Brevard Little Theatre being in new quarters this year, it will be necessary for all theatregoers to reserve seats. The new... — Updated 11/11/2019


Taking Care Of Animals

In today’s Opinions of the Readers are two letters praising Erica Erickson, Paws, and the Pisgah Paws Cat Café in response to an article published in The Transylvania Times last week. At the heart of the matter is whether or... — Updated 9/30/2019


City Declines To Accept Skate Park – Brevard, NC

After volunteers raised $72,000 and spent nearly 500 hours constructing a skateboard ramp, the city of Brevard will not accept the Tannery Skate Park off Silversteen Drive due to... — Updated 9/30/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

State Fines Pisgah Paws – Brevard, NC

The owner of Pisgah Paws Café on North Broad Street in Brevard will appeal an $850 fine by the N.C. Department of Agriculture (NCDA) on Sept. 12 for several code violations after an inspection. The civil penalty, according to the... — Updated 9/25/2019


The Journey Inward: Can Redemption, Restoration Be Part Of Prison System?

The United States has the highest documented incarceration rate in the world, surpassing China, North Korea and Russia. In 2008 the United States had around 24.7 percent of the world’s 9.8 million prisoners but only 4.4 percent o... — Updated 8/28/2019


TRH To Host 'Crush The Crisis,' Opioid Take Back Day Sept. 7

On Saturday, Sept. 7, Transylvania Regional Hospital will host “Crush the Crisis,” an opioid take back event. Law enforcement officers from the Brevard Police Department will be onsite to assist with the collection and... — Updated 8/28/2019


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


Public Invited To 'National Night Out' Tuesday

Between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 6, the Brevard Police Department and the Transylvania County Sherriff’s Office will sponsor a National Night Out event on East Main, Broad and Johnson streets in Brevard. Co-sponsors... — Updated 7/31/2019


I'm Offended Too

Remember the good old days when advertisers simply touted their products and stayed out of the culture wars? Not Nike. For reasons best known to its marketing department, the swoosh giant elevated washed-up quarterback Colin Kaeper... — Updated 7/29/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

Arrest Made After Alleged Shooting Threat – Brevard, NC

Brevard Police Department arrested a man at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon at McDonald’s after he allegedly made threats to shoot an employee when he was asked to stop dumping trash in the restaurant’s dumpster. Brevard resident... — Updated 7/24/2019


Man Arrested At McDonald's-Brevard NC

Brevard Police Department arrested a man at gunpoint at McDonald's on Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly made threats to shoot an employee when he was asked to stop dumping trash in the restaurant's dumpster. Brevard resident... — Updated 7/23/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Officials Looking At Water, Sewer Violations – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard is waiting to hear the outcome of final reports after a state agency issued violations late last year for the city’s Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) on Wilson Road and the city’s Water Treatment Plant... — Updated 7/22/2019


Is Brevard's Water Safe To Drink?

Recently, I witnessed digging and probing at the closed firing range at the Brevard water treatment plant in the Cathey’s Creek area. I believe this is part of a Division of Water Quality investigation of the lead left in the... — Updated 7/1/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

Five Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting

The Brevard Police Department has arrested five suspects in connection with a homicide and armed robbery that took place at the Cardinal Drive-In restaurant last August. Davieyon... — Updated 6/17/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Talks About Budget Changes-Brevard, NC

Nonprofit funding, major capital projects and employee salaries were discussed by Brevard City Council during a budget workshop last week. The council will hold a public hearing Monday on its proposed budget for the 2019/2020... — Updated 6/14/2019


Brevard Police Seeking Two Robbery Suspects-Brevard, NC

The Brevard Police Department is asking for the public's help after an alleged robbery Monday. The robbery allegedly took place Monday morning at a Duckworth Avenue residence,... — Updated 6/6/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

City Manager Proposes No Tax Increase In Budget

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year includes no property tax increase, but a hike in water and sewer fees. Fatland presented his $24.3 million budget during Brevard City Council’s... — Updated 5/23/2019


Connestee Falls Hosts Annual VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania’s 16th annual golf tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts alike to fund operational expenses and a tuition scholarship for the leadership program and its high scho... — Updated 5/20/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Seniors Report Released

It’s probably not news to most county residents that more than a quarter of Transylvania’s population of roughly 34,000 are over 65 years old, with the percentage expected to increase to 31 percent by 2035. But it may not be... — Updated 5/16/2019


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