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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 operations. The NCDA rep...

 

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 not cats were being...

 

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 NCDA’s report,...

 

Man Faces Felonies After Shooting Incident – Brevard, NC

Brevard resident Scott Allen Dezwaan faces felony charges after his wife was injured in a shooting incident Sunday night on Palmer Street. Authorities arrested the 45-year-old Dezwaan after he allegedly shot a gun at his wife from inside a Palmer...

 

City Employees Praise Wellness Program – Brevard, NC

In response to questions regarding the city of Brevard’s Wellness Fitness Program for employees, nine department heads and employees recently gathered at City Hall to provide testimonials to The...

 

Rosenwald News

It has been a while since our last Rosenwald News, even though I guarantee that life rolls on and news continues to be made. Sometimes we are made aware of it and the broader community is then gifted...

 

Public Invited To 'National Night Out' Tuesday

Between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 6, the Brevard Police Department and the Transylvania County Sherriff’s Office will sponsor a National Night Out event on East Main, Broad and Johnson streets in Brevard. Co-sponsors include the Brevard...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 25, 2019

Arrest Made After Alleged Shooting Threat – Brevard, NC

Brevard Police Department arrested a man at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon at McDonald’s after he allegedly made threats to shoot an employee when he was asked to stop dumping trash in the restaurant’s dumpster. Brevard resident George Reynolds, 42,...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    July 22, 2019

Officials Looking At Water, Sewer Violations – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard is waiting to hear the outcome of final reports after a state agency issued violations late last year for the city’s Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) on Wilson Road and the city’s Water Treatment Plant (WTP) on Cathey’s...

 

Man Arrested At McDonald's-Brevard NC

Brevard Police Department arrested a man at gunpoint at McDonald's on Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly made threats to shoot an employee when he was asked to stop dumping trash in the restaurant's dumpster. Brevard resident George Reynolds, 42,...

 

Congratulations

Congratulations Diane Erwin Moore, age 76, of Brevard, has accomplished, fulfilled and achieved her life-long dream receiving her GED, graduating with the 2019 Class of Blue Ridge Community College...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    June 17, 2019

Five Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting

The Brevard Police Department has arrested five suspects in connection with a homicide and armed robbery that took place at the Cardinal Drive-In restaurant last August. Davieyon Devall Hopkins, 21,...

 

RHS After-Prom Lock-In Is A Huge Success

“Are you serious? Someone really donated a Nintendo Switch? Wow!” “How are you giving out the senior prizes this year?” “Will you be on my 3-on-3 team? We’re going to beat everyone...

 

Ask Us

How do law enforcement officers distinguish between hemp and marijuana? Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris provided the following response: We have field test kits that confirm the presence of the active drug in marijuana, Tetrahydro cannabinol (THC)....

 

N.C. State Highlights Transylvania's Project Empathy

Transylvania’s Project Empathy was one of five efforts selected by N.C. State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) to be highlighted at their recent ReCONNECT forum on Feb. 11. The focus of this forum was to talk about ways that...

 

Arrest Made After Shooting Incident

Mark Anthony Rushton, 35, has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury after an early morning shooting incident, Thurs-day, at 228 Oakdale...

 

Council Approves Crosswalk Beacons

Brevard City Council approved purchasing two rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRRB) for the crosswalk on Ecusta Road near the City Sports Complex and on Broad Street between Brevard College and First United Methodist Church. The city Parks and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 24, 2019

Voices Raised In Celebration, Unity - Brevard, NC

The community celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday night during the annual "Unity in the Community" event that began with a march from Bethel "A" Baptist church and concluded with...

 

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...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 11, 2018

Council OKs Skate Park - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has unanimously approved the construction of the Tannery Skate Park, which would be the first constructed amenity in the proposed park’s master plan. The council’s decision during its regular meeting Monday completes a long...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 4, 2018

Firing Range To Get Second Hearing - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved a rehearing for the Brevard Police Department’s application for a special-use permit to build an outdoor firing range near the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek Road, which is...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 10, 2018

Board Rejects Shooting Range - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard Board of Adjustment unanimously denied the police department’s application last week for a new outdoor firing range located upstream of the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek Road. The board, citing a lack of information,...

 

Shooting Victim Dies - Brevard NC

Waybern Shelton, who was shot during an Aug. 17 robbery at the Cardinal Drive-In, died Monday morning, according to Police Chief Phil Harris. The 68-year-old was shot by a suspect who is still at large. The investigation is still ongoing. At about...

 

Free Rein Center Hosts The Mane Event Gala

The Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education will host its annual "The Mane Event" fundraising gala from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the newly renovated Connestee Falls Overlook...

 

Skate Park Effort Started - Brevard NC

Ask 9-year-old Davis Ashworth what he would give to make a skate park in Brevard a reality and his answer is emphatic and comes with a challenge. “I want to give my allowance to help make the park,” said Ashworth, a Brevard Elementary School...

 

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