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Firing Range Is No Danger To Water

City of Brevard and state officials said the new open-air firing range, which will be behind the city’s water treatment plant off Cathey’s Creek Road, will be built in accordance with state environmental guidelines to prevent water...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 5, 2018

Local Group Wants More Conversations On Guns - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part story about the local chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. The first part appeared in Monday’s paper Emily Walthall, a member of the local chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 2, 2018

Moms Taking Action - Transylvania County, NC

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part story about the local chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. On top of constructive conversation, local attorney Emily Walthall said she just wants some common sense gun reform. As a...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 14, 2018

Firing Range Planned For City Property

A new open-air firing range for the Brevard Police Department is being built behind the city's water treatment plant off Cathey's Creek Road, and it has two neighbors concerned. Brevard Police Chief...

 

Lawsuit Filed After Squirrel Box Derby Accident-Brevard

A lawsuit has been filed claiming the Transylvania County Board of Education, the Heart of Brevard and others were negligent in the May 27 accident during the Squirrel Box Derby races. Tanne Trawick, one of six people who were injured during the...

 

Person Injured During Box Derby Race Dies-Brevard NC

Gary Kendrick, one of the six people injured May 27 during the box derby race at the White Squirrel Festival, has died. Kendrick, 66, died Saturday at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Brevard Police...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 28, 2018

Spectators Injured During Box Derby Races At Festival

A box derby car swerved into a group of people watching a race Sunday evening during the White Squirrel Festival, causing several injuries. The accident occurred at about 5 p.m. as two racers were going down North Broad Street in Brevard. “One of t...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 21, 2018

Police Investigating Damage To Ingles Roof

The Brevard Police Department is investigating criminal damage to the Ingles market roof that was reported Wednesday. Initially, an official at Ingles reported the leaks were the result of the rain when Ingles had to close Wednesday morning until 3:3...

 

Police: Holes In Ingles Roof Were Deliberate-Brevard NC

The Brevard Police Department is investigating criminal damage to the Ingles Market roof that was reported Wednesday. Initially, an official at Ingles reported the leaks were the result of the rain...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 10, 2018

Local Panel Has Its Say On Gun Violence

Recently, roughly 130 community members gathered for a discussion about gun control, mental health and legal loopholes present in both the federal government and state laws concerning access to firearms. Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris moderated a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 7, 2018

Different Perspectives Get Heard During Guns Discussion

Recently, roughly 130 community members gathered for a discussion about gun control, mental health and legal loopholes present in both the federal government and state laws concerning access to firearms. The discussion was put together by Project...

 

Civility And Common Ground

Gun violence is one of those issues to which people often respond viscerally. There are vehement arguments but little rational discussion. As a result, animosity between those with differing opinions grows and the common ground diminishes. The intran...

 

A Time To Talk About Guns

On Tuesday, April 24, nearly 200 people gathered in Dunham Hall of Brevard College for “Time to Talk: About Guns.” Over a two-hour span, thoughts and beliefs on the issue of gun ownership and access were shared and considered by three panel...

 

Appreciates Civil Discussion

On April 24, 2018 I attended a meeting, held in Dunham Hall of Brevard College. The audience was greeted by a member of the college staff. Clearly this was a meeting sponsored by Brevard College and they are to be complimented for it. It was chaired...

 

Candidate Profiles: District Attorney

Incumbent District Attorney Greg Newman is facing a challenge from Mary Hollocker in the Republican primary. No Democrat filed to run. Mary Ann Hollocker Age: 49 Family: Husband, a daughter and son....

 

Gun Discussion Planned

What concerns do you have about the current state of gun ownership in our society, or in our community? What steps would you take to address any of your concerns regarding gun ownership? What factors should we consider in addressing the issue of gun...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 5, 2018

Teenager Charged After Stabbing Brother

A 17-year-old accused of stabbing his 6-year-old brother in the neck Monday night at Mountain Glen Apartments in Brevard has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily harm. The 6-year-old has been released from...

 

Latest Update: Seventeen-Year-Old Charged With Stabbing 6-Year-Old Brother-Brevard NC

A 17-year-old accused of stabbing his 6-year-old brother in the neck Monday night at Mountain Glen Apartments in Brevard has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily harm. The 6-year-old victim has been...

 

For WNC Military History Museum: Community Leaders Offer Ideas For Growth

Eleven Transylvania leaders met at the WNC Military History Museum on March 20 for a luncheon roundtable to discuss growth of the museum. The mission of the museum is to honor, educate and preserve...

 

Domestic Violence Victims Have New Resource To Turn To

A large number of people Tuesday turned out for the ribbon cutting of the Transylvania County Family Resource Center, which will provide help and services to victims of domestic and/or sexual violence...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 1, 2018

Misheard Conversation Sparks Lockdowns

Brevard College's two-and-a-half hour lockdown on Tuesday began as the result of a concerned grandmother's call to the college because she overheard her granddaughter discussing a five-month-old...

 

Council Awards Officers

During its regular meeting last week, Brevard City Council recognized several law enforcement officials for “lifesaving” and “valor.” Cindy Hyder was awarded the Lifesaving Award by the Brevard Police Department (BPD). Hyder was a BPD...

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition: C.A.R.E. Members Attend And Present At National Conference

Members of the C.A.R.E. Coalition attended the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) forum in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5-8. CADCA represents the interests of more than 5,000 coalitions fr...

 

Tickets Selling Fast For Rise & Shine 'Motown Memories' Fundraiser On April 28

Make difference and enjoy a night of fabulous food, entertainment and non-stop dancing to Motown hits by attending the second annual Motown Memories fundraiser to benefit Rise & Shine. Now in its...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Party The Executive Committee of the Transylvania County Democratic Party will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at the Election Center conference room. All Democrats are welcome to attend. Republicans On Saturday, Jan. 20, at 8:30...

 

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