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 By Jeremiah Reed    News 

Mayoral Candidates Face Off For First Time

Affordable housing and the city of Brevard's relationship with the Rosenwald community were two topics touched on Tuesday night as four candidates for mayor discussed the issues... — Updated 9/17/2021


A Look At The Past: The England Family Of West Main

Editor's Note: Rebecca Suddeth, the Transylvania Heritage Museum curator, provided the following information. Thomas England was the nephew of Alexander England Jr., one of the... — Updated 9/15/2021


Local Business To Use Grant For Solar Power

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last Thursday that the department was investing $53 million to build or improve renewable energy infrastructure and to help rural communities, agricultural producers... — Updated 9/15/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

9/11 Remembered

Dozens gathered outside Brevard City Hall in the early morning mist Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, in a ceremony organized by the city. Brevard... — Updated 9/13/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

9/11/01 Attacks 20th Anniversary - Remembering That Day

This Saturday it will have been 20 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. At 8:30 a.m., Saturday, the city of Brevard and Brevard Fire... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

'Suspicious Package' Turns Out To Be Trash

The county Community Services Building on East Morgan Street was evacuated Wednesday morning after an employee found a “suspicious package” by the dumpster. After the Brevard Police Department received the call at around 10:25... — Updated 9/8/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Local History Book Copies of the book, "The Village And The Turnpike: A Whimsical Cedar Mountain Historical Adventure From Then To Now," are now available at these businesses in Ced... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Little River News

Little River Community Center A music jam will be held at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 11. The evening starts with a potluck followed by the music jam at 7 p.m. Bring your instrument to join in or just stop by to enjoy the music. Music jams... — Updated 9/8/2021


County Building Evacuated After 'Suspicious Package' Found; Turns Out To Be Trash

The county Community Services Building on East Morgan Street was evacuated Wednesday morning after an employee found a “suspicious package” by the dumpster. Soon after, the Brevard Police Department received the call at around... — Updated 9/8/2021


Lots of Competitors Take The 'Warrior Challenge"

Nearly 80 competitors, including kids, adults and family teams, competed over the weekend in the Warrior Challenge at the Jameson's Joy Memorial Fitness Park on the grounds of the... — Updated 9/1/2021


Carroll Lee Shepheard

Carroll Lee Shepheard, 84, of Asheville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. A native of Yancey County, N.C., he was the son of the late Donald and Alice Penland Shepherd. In addition to his paren... — Updated 9/1/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue BBQ On Saturday, Sept. 4, there will be a fundraiser for the fire department. This year's goal is to replace old worn out extrication equipment. The Cedar... — Updated 9/1/2021


Ecusta Brewing Getting New Home

The Ecusta Brewing Company announced its purchase and planned redevelopment of an 8,800-square-foot historic building, once part of the company's namesake, the Ecusta Paper Mill.... — Updated 8/26/2021


Pardee Names Steve Heatherly As New Chief Operating Officer

Pardee UNC Health Care announced Friday that Steve Heatherly has been named chief operating officer. Heatherly will officially join the organization Oct. 11. In this new role for... — Updated 8/23/2021


Jameson's Joy Memorial Service Foundation Invites Community To Celebration Aug. 28

The Jameson's Joy Memorial Foundation will hold a free family-fun event on Saturday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Jameson's Joy Memorial Fitness Park on the grounds of the... — Updated 8/23/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Town Of Rosman In Recovery Mode

With Tropical Storm Fred dropping a deluge of rainfall early last week, the town of Rosman was hit particularly hard, with some residents spending days cleaning out their houses and... — Updated 8/23/2021


Mayor Harris Signs Constitution Week Proclamation

Constitution Week is celebrated during Sept. 17-23 each year. In preparation for this celebration, Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris, on behalf of the city of Brevard, presented a... — Updated 8/18/2021


Raging On

As Joe Biden goes on TV to tout his infrastructure and economic bill, the disaster at our southern border rages on unchecked. He never mentions it. The problem is obviously off his radar and all the “work” Kamala Harris... — Updated 8/16/2021


N.C. DOT Needs Volunteers For Upcoming Litter Sweep

The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) needs volunteers to help clean up trash along roads during the Adopt-A-Highway Fall Litter Sweep from Sept. 11-25. Each April and September, the DOT asks volunteers to help remove litter... — Updated 8/11/2021


Brevard College Student-Athlete Achievements Announced

A grand total of 229 conference and national awards were handed out to Brevard College student-athletes for their achievements during the 2020-21 season. A total of 31 national awards were garnered by Tornado student-athletes this... — Updated 8/9/2021


Building Relationships

Building Relationships On Tuesday evening in downtown Brevard, local law enforcement and emergency services personnel interacted with the public with demonstrations, displays and... — Updated 8/4/2021


American Legion Post 88 Hosts Flag Day Ceremony

The first United States National Flag Day took place in 1916 upon establishment by then-President Woodrow Wilson and is celebrated annually on June 14. As in communities large and... — Updated 8/4/2021


Chamber To Host Sept. 23 Candidates Forum

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced that the annual Candidates Forum will take place this year at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Transylvania County Library’s Rogow Room. The following races will be... — Updated 7/21/2021


'Gaslighting' Defined

The term “gaslighting” originated in a 1938 stage play in which a husband attempted to convince his wife she is insane by manipulating small elements of their environment and repeatedly insisting that she was mistaken when she... — Updated 7/21/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Election Filing Period Ends, Campaign Races Set

The filing period for November’s municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman ended Friday, and the races are set, barring write-in campaigns. Four candidates have filed to replace Jimmy Harris as Brevard’s mayor. They are Chuck... — Updated 7/19/2021


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