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 By Matt McGregor    News

Hotel Public Hearing Held – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council Tuesday held a public hearing for the consideration of selling the 3-acre property off North Broad Street to a developer for the purpose of building an 80-room... — Updated 1/20/2021


Public Asked To 'Think Local Transylvania'

The Heart of Brevard and the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce have announced a new joint initiative and brand called Think Local Transylvania. The goals of this program... — Updated 10/21/2020


County Courthouse Comments And Concerns

We are a volunteer group of Transylvania County residents from diverse backgrounds who care deeply about the future of our community. We came together informally over two years ago after the Board of Commissioners voted to shelve... — Updated 10/5/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Mask Rules Applied Differently – Transylvania County, NC

Amidst the prolonged phase two of reopening Gov. Roy Cooper has mandated for North Carolinians, Brevard restaurants are grappling with how to approach the recommendation that folks should wear a mask when out in public at all... — Updated 7/27/2020

 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Restaurants, Bars Preparing For Phase Two-Brevard NC

Many Transylvania restaurants and bars say they plan to open for dine-in service once Gov. Roy Cooper says the state can move forward with Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening, but they... — Updated 5/20/2020


Community Leaders Call For Medicaid Expansion

There has never been more urgency to provide health care to North Carolina’s working poor than today during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. Partisan bickering aside, Medicaid expansion is the most urgent and fiscally responsible... — Updated 4/29/2020

 By John Lanier    COVID-19

Uncertainty Clouds Summer Tourism Season-Brevard NC

The uncertainty of the impact of COVID-19 on public health also has created a great amount of uncertainty regarding summer tourism. At a virtual meeting of the Transylvania County T... — Updated 4/27/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Restaurants Dealing With New Reality-Brevard NC

With the COVID-19 outbreak forcing government mandates limiting crowd size and eliminating sit-down service, there is arguably no industry facing the brunt of that impact more than restaurants. Last Wednesday, as per an executive... — Updated 3/23/2020


Heart of Brevard Hosts Its Annual Meeting – Brevard, NC

The Heart of Brevard held its annual meeting Monday at the DFR room. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)... — Updated 1/29/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Chamber Recognizes Top Businesses – Brevard, NC

It was an evening of celebration Saturday night as the Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala event at Brevard College's Porter Center. The hallmark ev... — Updated 1/27/2020


Gingerbread House Competition Held

Platt Architecture PA, Witherspoon Platt + Associates and Platt Management Group held an inter-office gingerbread house competition last week, with six teams competing for... — Updated 12/18/2019


D.D. Bullwinkel's Celebrates 25th Anniversary

This past Saturday, D.D. Bullinkwel’s celebrated 25 years in business with a blowout bash at Oskar Blues Brewery. (Above left) The Perkins family, left to right, Jimmy, Allie,... — Updated 6/26/2019


D.D. Bullwinkel's: Twenty-Five Years Strong

In the summer of 1994, “The Lion King” and “Forest Gump” dominated at the box office; the All-4-One hit “I Swear” was at the top of the Billboard Charts; and O.J.... — Updated 6/21/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Park Decision Delayed

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to extend the due diligence period to Oct. 31 on whether to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard. During their regular... — Updated 1/30/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Chamber Recognizes Local Businesses

D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors was named Business of the Year and Lucia Gerdes, owner of Cedar Mountain Canteen, was named Business Person of the Year during Saturday's... — Updated 1/28/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

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... — Updated 6/13/2018


D.D. Bullwinkel's/MooseTracks Celebrates First Year On Main Street

Last June, after eight months of an extensive building renovation, D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoor and MooseTracks Footwear opened their doors for business in their new location on Main... — Updated 6/6/2018


Taxes And The Courthouse

Last Thursday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners agreed to increase the tax rate 2.5 cents to pay for a new county courthouse adjacent to the public safety complex on Morris Road. During the discussion, some... — Updated 6/6/2018


Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (April - June)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. APRIL •Brevard was selected as a top retirement destination by... — Updated 12/29/2017

 By Derek McKissock    News

Reaction Given To Court Decision

Editor’s Note: Last week, Transylvania County commissioners unanimously voted to build a new courthouse — currently estimated to cost $31.1 million — beside the law enforcement facility on Morris Road in Brevard. It’s antic... — Updated 11/20/2017


'New' Retail Stores Coming

It's not easy to renovate a 77-year-old building, but according to local retail business owners' Dee Dee and Jimmy Perkins, the effort has been well worth it. The couple, along with... — Updated 6/13/2017


Women's Business Showcase to Mix Fun, Business

Organizers say the 2017 Women's Business Showcase will mix lots of fun with business. It's being hosted by Connestee Falls on April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in its Overlook Clubho... — Updated 4/19/2017

 By Matt McGregor    News

City, HOB Look To Join Forces On Master Plan – Brevard NC

The Downtown Master Plan Committee and the Heart of Brevard Design Committee are looking at merging to increase focus on completing the master plan. In a recent Downtown Master Plan Committee meeting, Heath Seymour, the Heart of Br... — Updated 2/8/2017

 By Derek McKissock    News

Heart Of Brevard Maintains Pulse Of Downtown – Brevard NC

This time of the year can be particularly slow for retail businesses, restaurants and others in downtown Brevard and the rest of the county. Despite that, there's plenty going on... — Updated 2/6/2017

 By Park Baker    News

Women's March Draws Transylvanians – Brevard NC

While they did not travel together for the Women's March on Washington Saturday, some locals and a family traveled to the capital to make a statement. Madison Capps, a local... — Updated 1/25/2017


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