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 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 23, 2019 

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 regular meeting on...

 

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 school counterpart, VIZ...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 16, 2019

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 so well known about...

 
 News    May 6, 2019

Graduates Shine At BC Commencement

The rain held off and the sun was shining bright in time for graduates and their families to embrace the joy of Brevard College’s (BC) commencement ceremony. One-hundred and eleven eager and...

 

Glancing Back: Porky Byrd Joins Wolfpack Tennis Team

The following briefs are from Thursday, May 8, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Brevard College trustees honored the memory of the college’s first president by naming the campus art center the Eugene J. Coltrane Building during the annual...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Montain House Monday, May 13, will be the center's next potluck and program of the season. Everyone is welcome. Just bring a dish to share and enjoy the good food and fellowship at the Cedar...

 

Church Activities

Brevard First Baptist Today is the World Day of Prayer. Pastor Jeff will be leading prayer at the gazebo at noon. At 5 p.m., today, the Women’s Mission Group will sponsor a picnic at Sycamore Flats for the Transylvania Group Home residents....

 

Tuesday Event Will Celebrate Volunteers

Join the Transylvania County Library and United Way of Transylvania County’s TRAIN for the annual ‘Celebration of Volunteers’ on Tuesday, April 30, from 4-7 p.m. in the library’s Rogow Room. Potential volunteers will have the opportunity to...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 18, 2019

Officials: Drug Issues Impact All Areas Of Society

North Carolina, including Transylvania County, has a serious drug problem and it cuts across all socio-economic lines. “At this point, the opioid epidemic is becoming personal. Most of us have stories we could share about this. We find that old...

 

BPD To Receive Bicycle Helmets

A record number of children, 3,320 total, across the state will be receiving lifesaving bicycle helmets through the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Bicycle Helmet Initiative, part of ongoing efforts to reduce bicycle injuries and deaths in...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 11, 2019

Hailstorm, Rain Bombard Brevard

A sudden, icy bombardment of hail clattered down on Brevard Tuesday, covering the ground in slippery slush, followed by a recorded 2.23 inches of rain to wash it away. "I've never seen anything like...

 

Library And TRAIN To Celebrate Volunteers

The Transylvania County Library and United Way of Transylvania County's TRAIN present the annual "Celebration of Volunteers" from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, in the library's Rogow Room. The...

 

Nonprofits Receive Grants

The Transylvania Endowment awarded 11 grants totaling $62,815 to nonprofits serving Transylvania County, bringing the total amount of grantmaking to more than $1 million. The endowment is an affiliate fund of The Community Foundation of Western...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 28, 2019

Arrest Made After Police Vehicle Damaged

A car chase ended in a glancing blow to a Brevard Police Department vehicle and a damaged Comporium pole on Tuesday morning on Everett Farm Road. Robert Rogall was later arrested and charged with one...

 

'Strike Out Childhood Cancer' Was A Hit

Transylvania County brought it once again. On Feb. 21, for the third year in a row, over 150 people filled the lanes at Rockin' Bowl of Brevard. Strike Out Childhood Cancer is an annual event held by...

 

Brevard Police Department Looking For Bike Owners

The Brevard Police Department has bicycles in its possession whose owners cannot be found. The police department is publishing notice to all persons who may have, or claim, any interest to make, or establish a claim or interest, not later than 30...

 

Lois Barnette Kellar

Lois Barnette Kellar, 102, passed away Feb. 18, 2019, in Brevard. Born Nov. 3, 1916, in Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Adgar Washington Barnette and his wife, Mary Hollingsworth. S...

 

Strike Out Childhood Cancer At Rockin' Bowl Tournament

Rockin’ Bowl, along with St. Baldrick’s of Transylvania County, will host the 3rd annual Strike Out Childhood Cancer bowling tournament on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person, or $100 for a team up to 10 folks. So far, 15...

 

Glancing Back: Rosman High School Considered Unsafe

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 30, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. _______________ Craig M. Cheek, 18, of Pisgah Forest and Robert Long, 17, of Brevard were injured Friday, Jan. 24, when their motorcycle ran up under a dump...

 

Glancing Back, Jan. 23, 1969: Jaycees Name Huggins Young Man Of Year

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 23, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. _______________ John R. Huggins, Principal of Brevard Junior High School, was named “Outstanding Young Man of the Year” at the Brevard Jaycees’ annual...

 

Sister Remembers Her Shooting Victim Brother

Rita Searcy still finds herself trying to text her big brother, Waybern Shelton. "I texted him every day," Searcy said. "If something happens, I want to tell him, but then I have to stop and remember,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 7, 2019

Rescues Required During Torrential Rains - Brevard NC

The torrential rains the county suffered at the end of 2018 led to the rescue of a woman and two donkeys in separate incidents. On Friday, Dec. 28, a woman drove around a barricade on Davidson River R...

 

City, County Officials Look Back To 2018 And The Year Ahead - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: City of Brevard and Board of Commissioner members were contacted for comment about 2018 and the year ahead. The following responded: •Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris — “The city of Brevard had a great year with many financial...

 

Law and Order: Dec. 31, 2018 - Brevard NC

Arrests •John Conway Popson, 30, was arrested on Dec. 18 for one felony count of methamphetamine possession and one felony count of maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance. He was placed in the detention center under a $15,000 bond. •Car...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

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