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City Employees Praise Wellness Program – Brevard, NC

In response to questions regarding the city of Brevard’s Wellness Fitness Program for employees, nine department heads and employees recently gathered at City Hall to provide testimonials to The...

 

Councilman Jones Explains Reason For Filing – Brevard, NC

In a news release, incumbent Brevard City Councilman Maurice Jones filed to serve for a third term, citing “several great things he would like to see accomplished.” Jones said that Brevard is...

 

Rosenwald News

It has been a while since our last Rosenwald News, even though I guarantee that life rolls on and news continues to be made. Sometimes we are made aware of it and the broader community is then gifted...

 

Brenda Dunn Allen

Brenda Dunn Allen, 72, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. A native of Asheville, she was the daughter of the late Lindsey and Gladys Barnes Dunn. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her daughter, Terri Jean...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 8, 2019

Sayoc Receives 20 Years – Brevard, NC

Cesar Sayoc, who attended Brevard College in the early 1980s, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a federal judge in New York Monday. Sayoc, 57, was arrested last October for allegedly mailing explosives to prominent Democrats. In March, he...

 

Public Invited To 'National Night Out' Tuesday

Between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 6, the Brevard Police Department and the Transylvania County Sherriff’s Office will sponsor a National Night Out event on East Main, Broad and Johnson streets in Brevard. Co-sponsors include the Brevard...

 

Cycle Event Coming Back To Brevard – Brevard, NC

Brevard is preparing to host the sixth annual Cycle North Carolina weekend “Mountain Ride” slated for Aug. 3-4. The Mountain Ride annually brings in over 300 cyclists to participate in a fully...

 

Reflections On The Biden, Harris Dialogue

The Biden-Harris dispute in the first Democratic debate is old news by now. Or is it? Didn’t that moment represent something bigger about our country and ourselves? Surely, that was a stunning moment. Kamala Harris, Senator from California and...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 25, 2019

Arrest Made After Alleged Shooting Threat – Brevard, NC

Brevard Police Department arrested a man at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon at McDonald’s after he allegedly made threats to shoot an employee when he was asked to stop dumping trash in the restaurant’s dumpster. Brevard resident George Reynolds, 42,...

 

BRCC Graduates Move Ahead

Blue Ridge Community College celebrates two former students, Cassi Harris and Josh Whitmire, who have moved on to the next stage of their lives. Harris completed eight transferable courses in BRCC's...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    July 22, 2019

Officials Looking At Water, Sewer Violations – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard is waiting to hear the outcome of final reports after a state agency issued violations late last year for the city’s Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) on Wilson Road and the city’s Water Treatment Plant (WTP) on Cathey’s...

 

Man Arrested At McDonald's-Brevard NC

Brevard Police Department arrested a man at gunpoint at McDonald's on Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly made threats to shoot an employee when he was asked to stop dumping trash in the restaurant's dumpster. Brevard resident George Reynolds, 42,...

 

Fourth Quarter Honor Roll Results Released

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll James Brooks, Keaton Campbell, Gabriela Contreraz-Canseco, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen, Triton...

 

Marion L. Harris

Marion L. Harris passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at her home. She loved birds and butterflies. She grew the most beautiful day lilies you have ever seen. She was smart and fun. You were fortunate if you knew her. She is survived by her husband,...

 

Congratulations

Congratulations Diane Erwin Moore, age 76, of Brevard, has accomplished, fulfilled and achieved her life-long dream receiving her GED, graduating with the 2019 Class of Blue Ridge Community College...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    July 15, 2019

City Dog Park Getting Closer To Reality – Brevard, NC

Brevard's own long-awaited dog park is finally happening. HCA (Hospital Corporations of America) has agreed to deed land owned by HCA to the city of Brevard for the use of a 2.7-acre dog park at the...

 

Some Lucky Duckies Cross The Finish Line-Brevard, NC

More than 600 ducks raced down Kings Creek at Brevard College on July 4 during the Transylvania Community Arts Council’s annual Duck Race. More than 300 fans cheered the ducks as they floated to...

 

Eugene A. "Pete" Peterman

Eugene A. “Pete” Peterman, 82, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019. A native of St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of the late Edward Fred and Maude Louise Harris Peterman. He retired after...

 

BES Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Odin Cleveland, Rion Coadwell, Ella Crider, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Eli...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019

City Council Approves Its 2020 Budget

Brevard City Council unanimously approved a $24.3 million budget for the 2020 fiscal year Monday, including no property tax increase, a 4 percent increase in water and sewer fees and $530,000 in funding for the Railroad Depot project. Tom Whitlock,...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019

Public Questions Brevard City Manager's Actions, Firings

During Brevard City Council’s regular meeting Monday, several people addressed City Manger Jim Fatland’s recent military uniform controversy and the subsequent firing of two part-time city fire department employees. As previously reported, the...

 

Scruggs Scholarship Recipients Recognized

On June 17 at the Brevard City Council meeting, Mayor Jimmy Harris recognized the 2019 recipients of the Terrell L Scruggs Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established by the city of Brevard...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Call For Artists Jasper Beacham and James Toye of the Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain are looking for artists. The plan is to host four to five local artists on Saturday, July 6, next to Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain. If there is a good response...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    June 17, 2019

Five Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting

The Brevard Police Department has arrested five suspects in connection with a homicide and armed robbery that took place at the Cardinal Drive-In restaurant last August. Davieyon Devall Hopkins, 21,...

 

Western Carolina University Graduates 13 Students From Transylvania County

The following students from Transylvania County graduated from Western Carolina University this spring: Fletcher Drummond Woodward of Balsam Grove graduated cum laude with a B.S. in biology. Joy Melinda Poe of Brevard graduated with a Master of...

 

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