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N.C. State Treasurer Will Be Master Of Ceremonies At Charles Taylor Holiday Dinner

North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the 26th annual Charles Taylor Holiday Dinner. The popular dinner will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Expo Center at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville....

 

Cooperating On Projects

Two actions at the local level show encouraging signs of cooperation between different boards and people of different political affiliations. Last Tuesday, the members of the Transylvania County Board of Education made it clear they want to work...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    December 13, 2018 

Blue Devils Highlight Mountain Six All-Conference Team - Brevard NC

After a solid regular season and remarkable playoff run, 10 members of the Brevard High School football have been named to the Mountain Six All-Conference team. Luke Ellenberger received top billing,...

 

Stopping Real Voter Fraud

For the past decade or more, state Republicans have pressed for voters to be required to show some government-approved visual identification at the polls. Their rationale: to protect the integrity of the elections, to make sure only those people who...

 

The Dream Continues – Blue Devils Advance To Semifinals - Brevard NC

There are big wins, there are huge wins and there is what Brevard did Friday night. Trailing 13-12, with under 5:30 to play, the Blue Devils orchestrated an 88-yard, game-winning drive capped off by...

 

Everyday Education: Strengthening Our Skills And Ourselves

As I was leaving the Brevard College’s cafeteria with a friend the other day, he looked around at the young faces, turned to me and said, “You know, I am turning 60 in a few days, and that does not scare me at all; but, if I were turning 18 years...

 

From Blue Devils To Dark Horses – Brevard's Magical Playoff Run

"Wow." It's the one word that probably left the lips of every Blue Devil fan once they picked their jaw up off the ground following Friday night's win. The final 14 minutes of Brevard's victory over...

 

Holiday Season Kicking Off This Weekend - Brevard NC

Despite the risk of rain, this weekend kicks off the holiday season in Transylvania County with Twilight Tour and parades in Brevard and Rosman. At 3 p.m., Saturday, is Brevard’s Christmas Parade, which this year has the theme of “Remembering...

 

Citizens Group Supports Keeping Courthouse Downtown - Brevard NC

Efforts to keep the courthouse downtown continue with community members such as John Gardner and David Watkins representing a citizens group working with local architects and elected officials to figure out a solution. Watkins, owner of Keir...

 

Local Wins First Holiday Giveaway Drawing - Brevard NC

Local resident Betty Schenfield won the first weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Cham-ber of Commerce 2018 Holiday Giveaway. Schenfield entered the drawing at D.D Bullwinkel's. She won $250...

 

PFE Announces Honor Roll For First Quarter

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Keaton Campbell, Aaron Cipriano, Canseco Contreraz, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen, Brianna...

 

Brevard's First Full-Time Fire Chief Sworn In - Brevard NC

The Brevard Fire Department (BFD) has its first full-time fire chief with the swearing in of Bobby Cooper. Cooper, the county's former Emergency Services director, took the oath of office...

 

Thankful For Caring People

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris is fond of saying Brevard is “an above average” city, and he is right. He even might be underselling the city and county. There is no place on the East Coast that has as many large, breathtaking waterfalls as there are...

 

Charles Taylor's Annual Holiday Dinner Returns Dec. 15 - Brevard NC

The 26th annual Charles Taylor Holiday Dinner will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Expo Center at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville. The popular dinner is one of the largest and longest-running political dinners in North Carolina. The...

 

Call Planned Depot What It Is

Mayor Harris’s “Brevard’s Best Day’s Are Still Ahead Of Us” column in the Nov. 12 edition of the paper was very interesting and brought back many memories of the Brevard I met when I moved here in 1949. A favorite memory is of the trains...

 

Obituary: Nancy F. McManus

After an extended illness, Nancy F. McManus, 79, died peacefully Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Huntsville, Ala. She was preceded in death by her parents, Broadus and Leila Fincher, and her sister,...

 

BLT Presents 'The Lion In Winter' On Nov. 30 - Brevard NC

Every family has its ups and downs. But James Goldman's "The Lion in Winter" takes that expression to deliciously pithy extremes. The Brevard Little Theatre (BLT) will conclude their 2018 season with...

 

DAR Honors Victoria Dapson, County's Oldest WW II Vet - Brevard NC

Members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Victoria Nehez-Shepard Dapson, the oldest living WW II veteran in Transylvania County, on Nov. 11. DAR...

 

Annual Holiday Giveaway Encourages Shopping Local - Brevard NC

More than 30 businesses from Transylvania County have joined together to promote local shopping through the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce’s annual Holiday Giveaway. This year, the Holiday Giveaway is a part of the “Wrapped Up in...

 

Public Gives Its Input On City Projects - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council held a public input session on the Brevard Area Trail System from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday. By 4:30 p.m., up to 30 people had already signed in and circulated throughout the Board of Elections conference room. Each project had its...

 

Brevard's Best Days Are Still Ahead Of Us

Many of you have heard that “if you are standing still then, in fact, you are getting passed up.” I believe that is true in many respects and certainly true if you are talking about the progress of our community. The Transylvania Times reported...

 

BC Theatre Presents 'Into The Woods' - Brevard NC

On Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., Brevard College Theatre will open their second production of the 2018-2019 season with “Into the Woods” by composer Stephen Sondheim. The show will run in the Dunham Music Building in Ingram Auditorium....

 

Brevard Middle School Announces Honor Roll - Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Zoe Axtell, Emma Bailey, Nicholas Bailey, Maxton Ballard, David Bohn, Steven Bohn, Raphaella Dabao, Wilsen...

 

Brevard Academy Announces Its First Quarter Honor Roll - Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Charlotte Grace Berry, Edward Thomas Boone, Lacy Marie Burgess, Elijah Stuart Burkett, Everleigh Rose Cornett,...

 

Brevard Resident Creates 'Best In Show' Costume - Brevard NC

A towering, robotic figure called Bastion, equipped with weaponry and accompanied by a yellow bird perched in its shoulder, could be seen in the crowd at this year's Halloweenfest. The robot, tall...

 

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