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 By Matthew McGregor    News    July 15, 2019 

City Dog Park Getting Closer To Reality – Brevard, NC

Brevard's own long-awaited dog park is finally happening. HCA (Hospital Corporations of America) has agreed to deed land owned by HCA to the city of Brevard for the use of a 2.7-acre dog park at the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    July 15, 2019 

Board Hears Employee Pay Plan Options – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners last Tuesday received two options regarding employee compensation that are aimed at making the county more competitive in recruiting and retaining quality employees. County Manager Jaime Laughter said...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 15, 2019 

Last Phase Of City's Multi-Use Path System Gets Underway – Brevard, NC

The last phase in the completion of the city's multi-use path system has begun with the construction of the pedestrian footbridge over King's Creek on Railroad Avenue last week. The bridge will be 10...

 

Legal Notices: July 15, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E34 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Myrtle Ramona Bryant Hall of Transylvania... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 11, 2019

Roadside Camping Along Catheys Creek Closed – Brevard, NC

Roadside camping along Catheys Creek Road in Pisgah National Forest is now closed in accordance with plans from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the city of Brevard to improve the municipal water intake system. According to District Ranger Dave...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 11, 2019

Three New Musical Sculptures Are Going Up – Brevard, NC

Brevard city workers have poured concrete in the first stages of setting up three musical-themed sculptures to welcome people driving toward downtown Brevard on Broad Street. One sculpture will be a...

 

Lockhart Discusses Influence Of Aaron Copland – Brevard, NC

Aaron Copland left an indelible mark on the music of the 20th century with evocative works for film, opera, piano, symphony and chamber music that captured the American spirit and captivated the...

 

Legal Notices: July 11, 2019

AMENDED NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Camice N. Hamlett, Unmarried dated July 25, 2007, and recorded July 30,... Full story

 

Candidate Filing For Municipal Elections Begins This Friday

Candidate filing for the November elections in the city of Brevard and town of Rosman begins at noon on Friday and ends at noon on Friday, July 19. On the Nov. 5, the seats currently occupied by Brevard Councilmen Gary Daniel, Maurice Jones and...

 

Legal Notices: July 4, 2019

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given that Transylvania County is will be accepting sealed bids for the Partial Renovation and HVAC Upfit to Portions of the Community Services... Full story

 

Rosenwald News

Sometimes, there is seemingly no news, although I know that it is happening all of the time, and other times, there is a wealth of news pouring in, including the photographs to capture every moment....

 

BMC Presents Aaron Copland Festival-Brevard, NC

Brevard Music Center (BMC) will present a special two-week “Festival Within a Festival” celebrating the works of beloved American composer Aaron Copland as part of its 2019 Summer Music Festival....

 

Is Brevard's Water Safe To Drink?

Recently, I witnessed digging and probing at the closed firing range at the Brevard water treatment plant in the Cathey’s Creek area. I believe this is part of a Division of Water Quality investigation of the lead left in the ground from the range...

 

A Matter Of Patriotism And Respect

I have never been so dismayed as when I read about the city manager’s recent actions and firings. What kind of leadership do we have running our town as one who has such blatant disrespect for military uniform? I served in the United States Navy...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 27, 2019

City Fire Dept. Benefit Being Axed

As the Brevard Fire Department has transitioned from a volunteer staff to paid employees, a long-time benefit will be dropped when the city’s new budget goes into effect July 1. For more than 20 years, Brevard firefighters who lived within the...

 

Connestee Falls News

How To Click In The Photo Business There’s more to photography than meets the eye — just ask Chris Wunder. When most people think of photography they think about light, color and composition. Chri...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 24, 2019

County Closes Out New Building Project

Efforts are underway to try and recoup some of the costs that caused the construction of the now finished Sylvan Valley Industrial Facility on Ecusta Road to run over its initial budget. During its recent meeting, the Transylvania County Board of...

 

Veterans Should Not Demean Another Veteran

I had presumed that the tempest in a thimble over Jim Fatland’s uniform fiasco was behind us, but yesterday’s paper (June 20) proved otherwise. I would like to present a perception that the tempest has sadly distorted reality. The facts seem...

 

Use Schenck As A Model

On June 13, eight students from Schenck Job Corps loaded 30,000 books onto trucks to be moved from storage into the Brevard College gym for the AAUW Book Sale. In 3.5 hours the job was done — 3,700 books per student. These hard-working, responsible...

 

Transylvanians In College

Belmont University Madeleine Lefler from Brevard qualified for the spring 2019 dean’s list at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a q...

 

College To Receive $250,000 Matching Grant

Brevard College recently announced that The Paul and Margaret Porter Foundation in Cleveland County, N.C., has pledged a $250,000 grant over five years to support the Paul Porter Center for the...

 

April Lewis Lindsay

April Lewis Lindsay, 66, died June 22, 2019, at her home in Brevard in the comfort of her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Thomas “Toby” Lindsay, and her sons, Alexander...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019

City Council Approves Its 2020 Budget

Brevard City Council unanimously approved a $24.3 million budget for the 2020 fiscal year Monday, including no property tax increase, a 4 percent increase in water and sewer fees and $530,000 in funding for the Railroad Depot project. Tom Whitlock,...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019

Public Questions Brevard City Manager's Actions, Firings

During Brevard City Council’s regular meeting Monday, several people addressed City Manger Jim Fatland’s recent military uniform controversy and the subsequent firing of two part-time city fire department employees. As previously reported, the...

 

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