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Officials: Celebrate Halloween 'Virtually' This Year

A yearly tradition has seen clustered parades of children and adults in ghoulish garbs walking along leafy sidewalks and at front doors in their panhandling pursuit of candy on... — Updated 10/21/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Early Voting Begins Today – Transylvania County, NC

With early voting set to begin today, the voting machines used in the elections in Transylvania County are checked for precision and security, according to the county's director of... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

Project Empathy: Time To Listen

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers' input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Ask Us: North Broad and Main Street traffic light

At the North Broad Street/Main Street intersection in Brevard, if someone is waiting at the light to turn left onto East Main, there is often enough space to go around them on the right, especially if no one is parked in the last... — Updated 10/12/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Political Parties Concerned About Missing Signs – Transylvania County, NC

Tensions stemming from the national political stage are seeping into small-town life, as local political party leaders are reporting stolen and defaced political signs, and... — Updated 10/7/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

BPD Sees Advantages In Going Digital – Brevard, NC

It's a scenario that police officials say should never have to happen, but it has. In it, officers communicate their next move over the radio, whether it be to serve a warrant or... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

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

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Fatal Wreck On Ecusta Road – Brevard, NC

Authorities have confirmed that 78-year-old Mary Tinsley Tucker died Tuesday afternoon due to injures sustained in a traffic accident at the intersection of Morris Road and Ecusta Road. The three-car accident occurred around 4:15... — Updated 9/2/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Students Learn Lessons About Underage Drinking – Brevard, NC

The C.A.R.E. Coalition of Transylvania County, along with the ABC Board of Transylvania County, Brevard College and the Brevard Police Department, recently teamed up to provide... — Updated 8/17/2020

 

Woman In Critical Condition After Wheelchair Collision – Brevard, NC

As of this morning, 56-year-old Dawn Price remains in critical condition in the hospital after being hit by an SUV while crossing the Rosman Highway in her electric wheelchair on Wednesday. Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said Pri... — Updated 8/10/2020

 

UPDATE: Woman In Critical Condition After her Wheelchair Collides With SUV

As of Friday, 56-year-old Dawn Price remains in critical condition in hospital after being hit by an SUV while crossing the Rosman Highway in her electric wheelchair on Wednesday.... — Updated 8/7/2020

 

Hawkins Appointed To 'Racial Equity' Group – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve on the 23-member North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice. The task force had its first meeting Friday. Hawkins described the ta... — Updated 7/13/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Officials Comment On Crime Numbers During Pandemic-Brevard NC

Transylvania County law enforcement are reporting that overall criminal incidents and traffic accidents in 2020 are declining or holding steady but with increases in aggravated assault in the period between March and June when Gov.... — Updated 7/6/2020

 
 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

 

Confrontation Vs. De-escalation

Once the indelible video of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer – who has been charged with murder – went viral, it should have been apparent to every law enforcement leader in every major and mid-sized... — Updated 6/9/2020

 

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

 
 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

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Despite Governor's Order, Some Gyms Open -Brevard NC

At a time when restaurants, salons, pools and other venues begin the process of reopening, gyms and fitness facilities remain closed via Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order. However,... — Updated 5/25/2020

 
 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

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

 
 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

 

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