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BPD Looking For Suspect In Alleged Bank Robbery

An armed gunman robbed the First Bank (next to Food Matters) in Brevard around 6 p.m., Friday, according to Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris, and as of Friday night, authorities... — Updated 11/8/2020

 

Blue Ridge Helps Students Plan For Future

Juniors at Rosman High School got a jump start on planning for their senior year and beyond on Nov. 4 and 5 during Boot Camp days. These Boot Camp days consisted of small 30-minute... — Updated 11/23/2020

 
 By Jimmy Harris    Opinion

Remember That Hope Is A Good Thing

As your mayor, now is the time for leaders to offer hope. As Andy Dufresne in the movie, “Shawshank Redemption” said to his friend, “Red,” in a letter, “Hope is a good thing, may be the best of things, and a good thing ne... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

City Of Brevard Proclaims Tuesday, Dec. 1, As 'I Heart BC Day' In Honor Of Brevard College

The city of Brevard declared at a recent City Council meeting that Dec. 1, 2020, will be "I Heart BC Day" in honor of the important role that Brevard College plays in the life of... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City's Sign Ordinance Inconsistent With Ruling – Brevard, NC

During its regular meeting Monday, the Brevard City Council discussed its sign ordinance as it relates to a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling based on a sign’s content as a reflection of free speech. The city’s current sign... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

BPD Offers Bank Robbery Award – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Police Department is offering a $15,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in the armed robbery at First Bank in Brevard (next to Food Matters) Friday,... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Bank Robber Still Sought – Brevard, NC

Authorities continued today to investigate the whereabouts of the armed gunman who robbed the First Bank (next to Food Matters) in Brevard around 6 p.m., Friday, according to... — Updated 11/10/2020

 

Quebec News

Quebec News Approaching the end of October and after amazing weather, we are beginning to see the real fall temperatures go down daily. Halloween will be in a few days and everyone is expecting it to be a different day as most of... — Updated 10/29/2020

 
 By Ray Tuers    Features

Barbecue Butt Fundraiser Yields A Happy 'October Surprise' For The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club

During the election season an "October surprise" can mean trouble for a politician, but for the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County one brought smiles when... — Updated 10/29/2020

 

Officials: Celebrate Halloween 'Virtually' This Year

A yearly tradition has seen clustered parades of children and adults in ghoulish garbs walking along leafy sidewalks and at front doors in their panhandling pursuit of candy on... — Updated 10/21/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City To Pay Legal Fees – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council voted Monday to approve city funding for Public Works Director David Lutz’ legal fees. In September, Lutz, was issued a federal indictment on charges of environmental crimes related to the “handling,... — Updated 10/21/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Road Named For Jack Hudson – Brevard, NC

John "Jack" Hudson has been described as a "man who gave back to the community." Though he passed away in November 2016, his memory lives on in those who loved him, and now through... — Updated 10/19/2020

 

City Of Brevard Opens Concrete Skatepark – Brevard, NC

On Friday, the city of Brevard announced the "soft opening" of the new concrete skatepark at the municipal Sports Complex off Ecusta Road. The skatepark will last for generations,... — Updated 10/19/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Early Voting Begins Today – Transylvania County, NC

With early voting set to begin today, the voting machines used in the elections in Transylvania County are checked for precision and security, according to the county's director of... — Updated 10/14/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Officials Asked About Concert – Transylvania County, NC

A three-night concert event proposed for the former Glen Cannon golf course is exempt from the county’s mass gathering ordinance and may be able to operate under the restrictions of the governor’s recent executive order,... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

Project Empathy: Time To Listen

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers' input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Lemel, Hawkins Are Good People

As I enter my third decade in Transylvania County, I continue to treasure the many good people here. At the top of that list are Page Lemel and Mike Hawkins. It has been an honor to know them and see their dedication to our... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Ask Us: North Broad and Main Street traffic light

At the North Broad Street/Main Street intersection in Brevard, if someone is waiting at the light to turn left onto East Main, there is often enough space to go around them on the right, especially if no one is parked in the last... — Updated 10/12/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Political Parties Concerned About Missing Signs – Transylvania County, NC

Tensions stemming from the national political stage are seeping into small-town life, as local political party leaders are reporting stolen and defaced political signs, and... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Evangelicals Are Not A Political Monolith

On Nov. 8, 2016, eighty-one percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump. Their enthusiasm for Trump has remained steady throughout his presidency. The data bears this out. In 2019 the approval rating for President Trump... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Debbie S. Felker

Debbie S. Felker passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in the Elizabeth House, after a three-year fight with pancreatic cancer. She is survived by husband, Marti; daughters, Tamra Thacker (Randy), of Howell Mich.,... — Updated 10/6/2020

 

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

 

NCWorks Is Ready To Help

Although many things have changed in 2020, the Transylvania County NCWorks Career Center is still open and ready to help. Pictured from the left are the NC Works Career Center... — Updated 9/30/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Of Brevard's Dog Park Plans Taking Shape – Brevard, NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council heard a special presentation on the design of the upcoming dog park off Ecusta Road at the City Sports Complex. Councilwoman Maureen... — Updated 9/29/2020

 

Political Sign Law

In North Carolina, it is a Class 3 misdemeanor for a person to steal, deface, vandalize or unlawfully remove a political sign that is lawfully placed. There have been multiple examples of sign removal, always Biden/Harris, in the... — Updated 9/21/2020

 

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