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 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Officials Comment On Crime Numbers During Pandemic-Brevard NC

Transylvania County law enforcement are reporting that overall criminal incidents and traffic accidents in 2020 are declining or holding steady but with increases in aggravated assault in the period between March and June when Gov.... — Updated 7/6/2020

 

Brevard Welcomes Its First Public Skatepark-Brevard NC

Eagerly awaited by city residents for nearly a decade, Brevard's first public skatepark is finally ready for skaters to drop-in, according to a press release. Brevard City Council... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Discusses Complaints About Project Status-Brevard NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council addressed a complaint about city-project progress and heard special presentations. In the Monday, June 8, issue of The Transylvania Times, Aaron Baker, Transylvania Tourism board... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Annual Budget-Brevard NC

On Monday the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $61,041,976 general fund budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. The tax rate will remain at $.636 cents per $100 of valuation, and the fi... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Reunion, March Reject Racism-Brevard NC

It was over 30 years ago that Jvonne Hubbard was told she could no longer see her childhood best friend, Patience Camp. Camp is black. Hubbard is white. Hubbard said her father had... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Laura Smith Named Teacher Of The Year-Brevard NC

In a nod to the ongoing health crisis, educators across Transylvania County Schools gathered in a public meeting livestreamed to the district's Facebook page for the surprise... — Updated 6/17/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Discusses Streetscape Program Changes-Brevard NC

On Monday, Brevard City Council discussed the strategy for a new Streetscape Pilot Program (SPP) to replace the recently abandoned design, and members discussed what went wrong... — Updated 6/17/2020

 

A Time For Appreciation

I feel compelled to express my appreciation for all members of our police and sheriff’s departments. We are so blessed to be served by dedicated men and women who are willing to put their lives on the line to uphold the law and... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

Nominate Someone Who Has Made Positive Changes During COVID-19 Pandemic In County

Transylvania County SCORE is leading a local effort to seek nominations from the public to recognize local people and/or organizations that have made positive changes during the current COVID-19 pandemic. A selection committee... — Updated 6/11/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Harris, Mahoney Comment On 'Defunding Police' – Transylvania County

In the wake of George Floyd's death on May 25 and the protests and riots that followed, nine of the 13 members of the Minneapolis City Council said they plan to vote to dismantle... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Black Community Members Hope For Change

Change and unification are what Tommy Kilgore hopes to see rise from the death of George Floyd. "A change is evident; change is coming," said Kilgore, president of the Transylvania... — Updated 6/10/2020

 

Confrontation Vs. De-escalation

Once the indelible video of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer – who has been charged with murder – went viral, it should have been apparent to every law enforcement leader in every major and mid-sized... — Updated 6/9/2020

 

Brevard Police Committed To Protecting Everyone

George Floyd. Say his name. We as a nation and law enforcement community should never forget his name. George Floyd was a victim at the hands of his protectors, four Minneapolis police officers. The actions of one officer and the... — Updated 6/8/2020

 

Proud Of Caring Community

A big thank you to all our emergency services, especially during this pandemic. This also includes the essential businesses that have kept us going and those that are now opening back up. And when we think it cannot get any worse,... — Updated 6/8/2020

 

Local Leaders Need To Make Statement

I was disappointed to read that our newly appointed county commissioner and our duly elected county sheriff will be selectively interpreting and enforcing the governor’s executive orders regarding the COVID pandemic. I am... — Updated 6/8/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    News

Peaceful Protest Held At Courthouse-Brevard NC

At a time when civil unrest and demonstrations have boiled over in major cities across the nation and around the globe, Transylvania County was a beacon of hope on Tuesday, as... — Updated 6/4/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Business Responsibilities Unclear In COVID-19 Era-Brevard NC

With varying federal, state and local guidelines in place as different parts of the country begin to “reopen” businesses after COVID-19 related shutdowns, understanding who exactly is responsible for ensuring employee and... — Updated 6/1/2020

 

Open For Business

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Landscaping Project Underway At Depot-Brevard NC

Things are happening at the Railroad Avenue Depot Park. The Transylvania Garden Club (TGC) has embarked on a plan to landscape the area surrounding the pedestrian bridge and other... — Updated 6/1/2020

 

Brevard City Hall To Reopen To Public

The city of Brevard will reopen City Hall to the public on Monday, June 1, at 8:30 a.m. Mayor Jimmy Harris will have the honor of officially unlocking the doors. City Hall and city... — Updated 5/27/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Despite Governor's Order, Some Gyms Open -Brevard NC

At a time when restaurants, salons, pools and other venues begin the process of reopening, gyms and fitness facilities remain closed via Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order. However,... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

Wreath Laying Ceremony Held For Memorial Day

The Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, Daughters of the American Revolution and Children of the American Revolution held a Memorial Day ceremony at the Transylvania... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

Drive-By Birthday For Frank Paden

Frank Paden, pictured with his wife of 34 years, Faye, celebrated his 79th birthday on May 15 with a drive-by birthday party. He is an Army veteran and loves the Clemson Tigers.... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

Disagrees With Dinkins

I was amazed and astounded reading Ms. Dinkins comments concerning the city of Brevard’s response to the COVID-19 virus. Personally, I found her comments distressing and I totally disagree with Dinkins’ comments concerning our... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

BES Fifth Grade Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s fifth Grade Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2019-20 school year. 5th Grade A Honor Roll Harry Burgess, Ella Crider, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Eli Hardy,... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

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