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 By Matt McGregor    News    June 21, 2018

Council Approves Brevard Budget, Tax Increase

Brevard City Council unanimously voted Monday to approve a $22.2 million budget for the 2019 fiscal year, including a 1.5-cent property tax increase to help pay for the new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center and increases in water and sewer rates....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 21, 2018

Hotel Planned For Site Beside Old 64

A new Holiday Inn Express is planned for the Old Hendersonville Highway in Brevard behind the Wells Fargo Bank. Brevard City Council Monday approved an amendment to the preliminary master plan for...

 

Devonne Johnson Joins Local Realty Team

Jan Newsome with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Great Smokys Realty announces the addition of Devonne Johnson to their downtown Brevard office. Spanning a 20-plus-year career, Johnson brings a...

 

Wayfinding Signs Placed In Key Spots Around County

New wayfinding signs are appearing all over Transylvania County thanks to grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the county's Tourism Development Authority (TDA). The project was...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 18, 2018

Panel Extols Buying Local

The importance and benefits of buying local were discussed Thursday during a Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce discussion panel in the library Rogow Room. Heath Seymour, Heart of Brevard...

 

Questions About Shooting Range

I have a few questions for the mayor and the leaders of the city of Brevard regarding the proposed shooting range on Cathey’s Creek. 1) When were the citizens asked for any input? I must have missed it because, I am not aware of any opportunity...

 

Fourth Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Arts & Culture Celebration

The community is invited to explore art, music and wine at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on June 22 from 5-8 p.m. Thirty-three downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating. Tammy Hopkins at the TC Arts Council...

 

TC Arts Council Hosts 46th Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites everyone to enjoy Arts & Culture Celebration from June 22 - July 4. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council, said, “This is a celebration of all arts and culture in Brevard and...

 

Legal Notices: June 18, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18-E-197 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Judith L. Mashburn of Transylvania...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 14, 2018

Public Hearing Held On County Budget

The courthouse, education funding and fire district tax rates dominated Tuesday's public hearing on the proposed $51.2 million Transylvania County general fund budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which...

 
 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...

 

Connestee Falls Awards Scholarship To Mann

Hayleigh Mann received her first Connestee Falls scholarship in 2015, when she was a freshman at Brevard College. Now in her junior year, Mann will tell you that that first Connestee scholarship was...

 

Sallie Wallace

Sallie Wallace, a resident of Brevard, died peacefully in her sleep at Asheville Specialty Hospital Friday, June 8, 2018, after many weeks of fierce struggling with a number of health issues. She...

 

Legal notices: June 14, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E194 EXECUTOR’S –- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Co-Administrators of the Estate of Carolyn McCall Austin of...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 11, 2018

School Board Upset At Funding Formula

During their meeting at Brevard High School last Monday evening, some members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed their displeasure regarding the budget process at both the local and state level. Board Chair Tawny McCoy said that...

 

Legal notices: June 11, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E181 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Almeta B. Ellenburg of Transylvania...

 
 By Matt McGregor    Arts    June 7, 2018

New Short Film Seeking Public's Financial Support -Brevard

Brevard's own Tyler Chase will be stepping into a new acting role as Arthur, a clinically depressed man who has been diagnosed with "corpuscular ignition." "He finds out he's literally going to explod...

 

Board Approves New Rosman Elementary School Principal – Brevard

At their regular meeting on Monday, the Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved the recommendation by Superintendent Jeff McDaris for Robert Dinsdale to become the new principal of Rosman Elementary School. “We are pleased to...

 

Why Block Roads To Churches?

I would like to know why any direct access to two of our large churches, St. Philip’s Episcopal and Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian, was denied. They were several blocks from any of the vendors and activities of the White Squirrel event on...

 

Offensive Symbols Should Not Be Paraded

It was with shock that we witnessed a group, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, carrying Confederate flags – a symbol of hatred to many of our citizens — in our White Squirrel parade this past weekend. We assume that the carrying of this flag was...

 

Gary Kendrick

Gary Kendrick, 66, of Brevard, died peacefully Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Mission Hospital in Asheville following a tragic accident. His family surrounded him at the time of his death. He was born May...

 

Legal notices: June 4, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO: 18-E-166 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CALMER ANTHONY ERSNESS, JR. EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 31, 2018

Transylvania Spared The Worst Of Rainfall

Though Transylvania County has gotten drenched in rain, in comparison to adjacent counties it hasn't got hit the hardest. "Overall, since Monday, Brevard has received 3.9 inches of rain, Lake Toxaway...

 

Ryanhood To Play At Library Summer Outdoor Concert Series

The duo Ryanhood is on tour promoting their latest album "Yearbook" and will perform at the amphitheater at the Transylvania County Library on Friday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. This is a free show, so...

 

Government: Good And Bad

In the past few weeks, the actions of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the state General Assembly have revealed two decidedly different ways in which government officials treat transparency and the concept of “We the Peop...

 

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