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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. Simpson had Americans...

 

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 meeting Monday, com...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 28, 2019

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 Bre-vard/Transylvania County...

 
 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...

 

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 highly questionable...

 

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 Street in Brevard....

 

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 Where to Retire, a...

 

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 anticipated it will take...

 

'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 their adult childr...

 

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 Clubhouse with activities...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 9, 2017

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 Brevard’s executive...

 

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 in the Heart of the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 26, 2017

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 massage therapist and a...

 

Rocky's Went Above And Beyond

I want to acknowledge a kindness on the part of a local restaurant, even though the business, Rocky’s Soda Shop, was crowded with tourists beginning the New Year’s Eve festivities. Adam Perkins, Dee Dee’s son and business partner, proved to be...

 

The News Stories That Shaped Transylvania In 2016 – Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2016. JANUARY •Rosman was the staging ground for roughly a week for the movie "The...

 

Summer Business Gets High Marks – Brevard NC

Overall, summer was good for business in downtown Brevard, according to Heath Seymour, the Heart of Brevard’s executive director. “There are some who have been slightly up, while some even had record sales during certain months, but, of course,...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 18, 2016

Council Delays Vote On Short-Term Rentals - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has tabled a vote on a proposed ordinance that would allow and regulate short-term rentals in city limits despite public support for the ordinance. During its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, the council delayed a vote and...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 2, 2016

Downtown Seeing A Buzz Of Activity - Brevard NC

The recent acquisition of property by the city of Brevard for the construction of a parking lot to help alleviate parking issues is representative of the foot traffic on downtown streets. “It’s in a good place,” said Heath Seymour, executive di...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    March 24, 2016

City Hears Budget Requests From Several Nonprofits - Brevard NC

Several community nonprofit organizations have requested funds from the city of Brevard as part of the pre-budgeting process. Representatives from Transylvania Arts Council, Transylvania Farmers Market, Heart of Brevard, the Chamber of Commerce,...

 

How Does Loan Work

I understand that the town of Brevard is borrowing $500,000 from the Rural Economic Development Division of the N.C. Department of Commerce. This will not be a grant, but a loan. It is my understanding that this $500,000 will help support the...

 

Downtown Expansion In Line For State Funds - Brevard NC

The Perkins family, who plan to move D.D. Bullwinkel’s General Store and Moosetracks Footwear into the former Belk’s Department Store building on East Main Street, is in line to receive $375,000 from the state. Gov. Pat McCrory’s office announc...

 

Perkins Family Expanding Stores-Brevard NC

Longtime downtown Brevard retail stores, D.D. Bullwinkel's General Store and Moosetracks Footwear, will move to a new shared location in mid-2016. The new location is the former Belk's building at 60...

 

Scenes From Downtown Brevard Friday Morning

Sleet began to come down in downtown Brevard at approximately 11:20am. City workers who have been clearing the streets and sidewalks said they have been out working since 6:30am. At 11:30am, some...

 

Heart Of Brevard Has Busy, Successful Year – Brevard NC

The Heart of Brevard has had a busy year, especially in preparing for the holiday season. HOB is especially grateful to all of the volunteers that have worked so diligently on festivals and events....

 

Court's Future Divides Public - Brevard NC

Opinions were divided Monday among those who spoke about the future of court operations in Transylvania County. During its regular meeting, the Board of Commissioners set aside time to gather public...

 

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