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(2016) stories found containing 'harris'

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 By Matt McGregor    News 

Mary C. Jenkins Community Center Getting Closer

A groundbreaking cere-mony at 11 a.m., Saturday, for the future 5,000-square-foot Mary C. Jenkins Community Center (MCJCC) will bring the center another step closer to becoming a reality. Randy Lytle, MCJCC task force member, calle... — Updated 6/16/2021


Support Adult Day Care

Imagine a day in the life of a caregiver – 24 hours. Your loved one is up at all hours. You must assure their safety. When awake, they follow you everywhere. You must help with everything: eating, bathing, dressing, toileting.... — Updated 6/9/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Work On Clemson Plaza Gets Underway

Last Thursday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the proposed Clemson Plaza, a longstanding initiative of Brevard City Council for improving the small open space at the corner... — Updated 6/7/2021


Chuck Chapman Plans To Run For Brevard Mayor

Local resident Chuck Chapman has announced he plans to file for Brevard mayor in the upcoming election. In a news release, Chapman laid out his major reasons for running: •To... — Updated 6/2/2021


Good Job, Mayor Harris

Mayor Jimmy Harris frequently refers to Brevard as “an above average” city. He is correct. If anything, he is understating the quality of this small city we call home. At a time when other small communities in North Carolina... — Updated 6/2/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Second Courtroom Decision Back On The Table

The county is back looking for a location for a second courtroom until a new courthouse is built after scrapping the plans to use the elections office conference room. During last week’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting, County... — Updated 5/31/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

AG Stein Wants To Hear HCA Feedback

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein is asking residents of Brevard and Transylvania County to contact his office with concerns they may have about their experiences with HCA Healthcare, the hospital conglomerate that acquired... — Updated 5/24/2021


Jimmy Harris Says He Won't Seek Re-election

Jimmy Harris, Brevard’s longest serving mayor, surprised many late last week when he announced he would not seek another term in November. Harris, first elected mayor in 1999, has been for many the face of the city, omnipresent... — Updated 5/24/2021


Rodriguez To Speak At Memorial Day Program

On Saturday, May 29, the public is invited as Transylvania County honors fallen service members in a ceremony at the courthouse gazebo at 10 a.m. The program is as follows:... — Updated 5/24/2021


Pay Law Officers More

We’re all aware of surging early retirements and the shortage of new recruits in our law enforcement agencies in many parts of the country. With all the momentum of “Defund the Police” taking shape, we’d better get in... — Updated 5/24/2021


Students Show Many Ways 'Democracy Rocks'

Democracy Project Transylvania held its fourth annual "Democracy Rocks" projects presentation and awards night Tuesday evening in Thomas Hall on the Brevard Music Center campus.... — Updated 5/24/2021


Jimmy Harris, Brevard's Longest-Serving Mayor, Won't Seek Reelection

After leading the city of Brevard through the worst health and economic crisis in its history, Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris has decided not to run for public office this November,... — Updated 5/24/2021


Douglas Mark McCarty

Douglas Mark McCarty, of Brevard, born May 21, 1966, died at age 54, May 15, 2021. He grew up in Brevard and excelled as a gifted athlete. He played football and was a star... — Updated 5/19/2021


Karen Brinson Bell Reappointed As State Board Of Elections Director

The State Board of Elections on Friday reappointed Karen Brinson Bell to a two-year term as the board’s executive director. Brinson Bell, formerly the Transylvania County Board of Elections’ director, has served as executive... — Updated 5/17/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Law and Order

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests that occurred between April 1 and April 30. •Thomas Michael Griffin, 67, was arrested for one count of secret peeping on April 29. He was placed in... — Updated 5/6/2021


William Martin Millner Jr.

William Martin Millner Jr., 77, of Matthews, N.C., formerly of Brevard, passed away April 28, 2021, in Matthews, N.C., at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. Born Dec. 12, 1943,... — Updated 5/3/2021


William Martin Millner Jr.

William Martin Millner Jr., 77, of Matthews, N.C., formerly of Brevard, passed away April 28, 2021, in Matthews at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. Born Dec. 12, 1943, he was... — Updated 4/29/2021


Real Estate Transactions For March Announced

The following real estate transactions for March were recorded at the Register of Deeds Office. The transactions are divided into two categories: individual and business. Individual March 9, in Brevard, Julian W. Bradley III and... — Updated 4/26/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

City OKs Event Reviews – Brevard, NC

Though there will be no White Squirrel or Fourth of July festivals this year, special event permits that follow the Gov.’s Executive Order guidelines could still be approved by city of Brevard staff. On Monday Brevard City... — Updated 4/21/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Two Groups Have Different Views On Greg Newman – Brevard NC

If it wasn't, arguably, for the Facebook group Mountain Justice, District Attorney Greg Newman's job would not currently hang in the balance. Collectively, the group has filed sever... — Updated 4/20/2021

 By Joseph Marvin    Sports

Trio Of Tornados Honored By Hampshire Honor Society

Brevard College football has earned three selections on the 2021 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society. Senior student-athletes Dante Anderson, Steven Hogan, and Gabriel Rebollar-Catalan were all selected to the... — Updated 4/19/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

D.A.'s Fate In Judge's Hands – Transylvania County, NC

As of going to press Wednesday, no judgment had been made in the inquiry in the Henderson County Superior Court of whether District Attorney Greg Newman should be removed from offic... — Updated 4/16/2021


RESOLUTION NO. 2021- 12 - Closing Alley Between Railroad and Whitmire Street


 By Sellers Shook    News

Yesica Rosales Helps Build A Strong Learning Community

The first Latina graduate of Brevard High School, Yesica Rosales, now gives back to the community as a Second Language teacher assistant and translator for the Transylvania County Public Schools. Yesica remembers fondly her senior... — Updated 4/15/2021


Elgava Arlette Jones

Elgava Arlette Jones, 95, of Travelers Rest, S.C., wife of the late Paul Bruce Jones, went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 11, 2021. Born in Jackson County, N.C., she was the... — Updated 4/14/2021


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