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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


Brevard Author Revisits Notorious Murder Cases – Brevard, NC

When Brevard author Pamela Blevins was the editor of the Weymouth News in Weymouth, Mass., she wrote a series of feature articles about old murder cases in the town: Maria Bickford... — Updated 2/24/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Approves Historic Signage Project – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council approved a historic signage project that falls under the African American Storyline Project, a nonprofit initiative that received a $23,000 grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to erect 34 signs througho... — Updated 2/24/2020


Ellenberger Named To Wrestling Hall Of Fame

Recently, former Brevard High graduate and wrestler Tim Ellenberger was elected into the North Carolina Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Ellenberger, who graduated... — Updated 2/19/2020


Pisgah Legal Services To Host Free Domestic Violence Prevention Lunch – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Legal Services will host a free domestic violence prevention lunch and program on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, which is located at 256 E. Main St. in Brevard. Doors for lunch will open at 11:30... — Updated 2/17/2020


Judy Ann Hall Is Crowned 'Miss Oriole'

The following briefs are from Thursday, Feb. 12, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Various departments of the City Hall are being moved into the new municipal building, Mayor Raymond F. Bennett announced today. The first... — Updated 2/10/2020


John A. Zucci

John A. Zucci, 86, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at his residence. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Joseph and Nellie Wanick Zucci. He moved... — Updated 2/6/2020


Howard Bradburn Signs With N.C. State

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 22, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. N.C. State bound Howard Bradburn signed his letter of intent to attend the Raleigh institution and play football for the Wolfpack. The... — Updated 1/20/2020


Robbers Steal $1,500 In Rings And Watches

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Transylvania County Sheriff’s deputies and ABC officers discovered and destroyed a 60-gallon, steamer moonshine still in the Gloucester... — Updated 12/31/2019

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Revises Policies – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education passed more than 40 revised policies Monday night, including policies 7240 and 4325, which relate to drug and alcohol abuse, and policy 4240, which relates to child abuse and threats... — Updated 12/19/2019

 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


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