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Blue Zones Recognizes Those Who Helped Launch

The Blue Zones Project in Brevard recently held a volunteer appreciation dinner at the Brevard Music Center to honor those who have helped the Blue Zones Project-Brevard team... — Updated 10/11/2021

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Council To Tackle Affordable Workforce Housing

After hearing two presentations on housing, particularly the lack of affordable workplace housing, Brevard City Council agreed Monday to hold a workshop next month to discuss the issue and begin creating a plan of action. The first... — Updated 9/22/2021

 

Blue Zones-Brevard Hosts Anniversary Event

It was a great day for a party as the Blue Zones – Brevard Project held a celebration to recognize the organization's first official anniversary Saturday in downtown Brevard. The... — Updated 9/20/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Supporters Celebrate Ecusta Trail Ribbon Cutting

The city of Brevard and other supporters celebrated Friday the recent purchase of the proposed Ecusta Trail rail corridor, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Depot Railroad... — Updated 9/20/2021

 

One-Year Celebration

Editor’s Note: The following guest column was submitted by the Blue Zones Project – Brevard. Blue Zones Project – Brevard, by Sharecare, celebrates its kickoff anniversary this month following a successful year of community e... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Time To Listen' Forum To Continue Today, June 24

On Thursday, June 24, at 7 p.m., the third and final “Time to Listen” forum will be held on Zoom. As with the previous two forums, the third will be open to the public and free of charge. This series was initiated by three orga... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

Students Show Many Ways 'Democracy Rocks'

Democracy Project Transylvania held its fourth annual "Democracy Rocks" projects presentation and awards night Tuesday evening in Thomas Hall on the Brevard Music Center campus.... — Updated 5/24/2021

 

Time For Neighbors To Listen To Neighbors

At a time when we are a seriously divided nation, can we still meet each other as neighbors? Can we gather amidst our differences and listen to each other in a spirit of mutual respect? These questions have sparked the creation of... — Updated 4/14/2021

 

Blue Zones Project Policy Champions And Wins

Blue Zones Project – Brevard enables individuals and the community to make the healthy choice the easy choice. “We do this,” said Mark Burrows, senior community program manager and policy lead, “by focusing on people,... — Updated 4/12/2021

 

New Public Art Flows On By – Brevard, NC

A new downtown Brevard public art project is complete and ready to be walked on. The crosswalk mural installation at Broad and West Jordan streets, which was designed by local... — Updated 3/29/2021

 

New Public Art In Brevard Can Be Seen Flowing By-Brevard NC

A new downtown Brevard public art project is complete and ready to be walked on. The crosswalk mural installation at Broad and West Jordan streets, which was designed by local... — Updated 3/28/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Brevard City Council Approves Annexations, Code Amendments – Brevard, NC

During a meeting last week, Brevard City Council approved two proposed voluntary contiguous annexations and six amendment proposals. The meeting was held on Monday, Feb 22, for the purpose of voting on the proposed annexations and... — Updated 3/3/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Council Requests Greater Vaccine Allotment – Brevard, NC

During its regular meeting Monday, Brevard City Council approved a resolution to request increased COVID-19 vaccine allotment to serve Transylvania County’s ratio of people over the age of 65. The resolution was similar to one pa... — Updated 2/17/2021

 
 By Kevin Smith    Features

Louise Hogsed's Legacy Lifts Future Teachers – Transylvania County, NC

The story of two up-and-coming preschool teachers in Transylvania County Schools begins almost 50 years ago, when Louise Hogsed became one of the first public kindergarten teachers... — Updated 2/10/2021

 
 By Mark Burrows    Opinion

Summarizing Project Empathy's Time To Listen

COVID-19 and the ensuing economic hardship experienced by so many individuals and families from Balsam Grove to Rosenwald has taken its toll on our community and communities across the state and nation. Social isolation and a hyper... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

Integrity And Empathy

The attack on the U.S. Capitol and members of Congress last week should cause all of us to engage in some deep self-reflection. In his column entitled “Trashed Capitol Should Be Revolting To All Of Us,” conservative John Hood... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

Lori Anne Campbell

Lori Anne Campbell, 46, of Brevard, passed away at Mission Hospital Asheville, Dec. 4, 2020, after suffering from a hemorrhagic stroke. She was born at Halifax Hospital April 10,... — Updated 12/21/2020

 

Workers Deserve Living Wages And Benefits

While Labor Day traditionally marks the “unofficial end of summer,” returning to school, kicking off autumn sports seasons, and ubiquitous fall sales, the original intent of this federal day of observance is often disregarded:... — Updated 9/7/2020

 

Project Empathy Stories Will Focus On The Positive – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, today is publishing the first in an ongoing series of articles that will highlight positive things that people and organizations are... — Updated 9/7/2020

 

Sharing House Nominated As 'Heroes, Teachers' – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County SCORE and its partners have been receiving nominations from the local community for individuals and organizations to be recognized as "Heroes and Teachers."... — Updated 8/3/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Council Hears About Downtown Curbside Pickup Project – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard has continued in its effort to assist downtown business by establishing curbside pick up zones. “When we first went into the emergency restrictions because of the pandemic, businesses, restaurants and retail... — Updated 7/22/2020

 

Artists Find Ways To Support One Another-Brevard NC

Though the art community has been marginalized by the pandemic, Kristen Nec-essary, owner of Starfangled Press on West Jordan Street, has brought a social media movement to Brevard... — Updated 6/3/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Voice Of The Tigers Passes Away -Rosman, NC

Friday night football will never be the same for the Rosman Tiger community after the recent passing of a beloved figure. William "Bill" Ragland, who for 43 years served as the... — Updated 5/27/2020

 

BES Fifth Grade Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s fifth Grade Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2019-20 school year. 5th Grade A Honor Roll Harry Burgess, Ella Crider, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Eli Hardy,... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

With Democracy Project: Students, Teachers Show Strength During Adversity

The Democracy Project of Transylvania (DPT) has enjoyed three years of partnership with the county middle schools, joining with them in project-based civics education. Each fall,... — Updated 5/18/2020

 

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