(1966) stories found containing 'harris'

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 By Matt McGregor    News 

City Council Approves Selling Property For Hotel – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council Monday approved the sale of its 3-acre property off North Broad Street to a developer for the purpose of building an 80-room "boutique" hotel. As previously... — Updated 1/27/2021


Oskar Blues Brewery Expands Into Industrial Center – Brevard, NC

Oskar Blues Brewery is the newest tenant of the Sylvan Valley Industrial Center (SVIC) as the company announced its intention to move forward with a lease and upfit of a... — Updated 1/27/2021


MLK Service Day – Transylvania County, NC

About 18 employees of PLATT, the local architecture, construction and interior design firm, banded together recently to clean up trash along Cathey's Creek Road and Cathey's Creek... — Updated 1/25/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

New Chief Deputy Sworn In – Brevard, NC

Charles Thomas Jordan was sworn in as deputy chief of the Brevard Police Department during last week’s Brevard City Council meeting. Jordan comes from Montgomery County, Md., where he was captain for the Montgomery County Police... — Updated 1/25/2021



If things were normal, local resident Patricia Stark said she would have "definitely" been in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to see the inauguration of Job Biden as the country's 46th... — Updated 1/20/2021


Annual White Squirrel Day Event Going Virtual This Year

For the seventh year in a row, Feb. 2, Groundhog Day, will be celebrated as White Squirrel Day in Brevard, but with a change this year. The downtown event that typically draws lots of onlookers is going online due to COVID-19, acco... — Updated 1/18/2021


Author Jones Recalls Life In Utopia, Georgia

“A Little Boy in Utopia, Georgia,” a memoir by Phil Jones is now available to the public. Jones lived in Berrien County, Ga., from birth to age 36. In 1972, at age 15, with the support of residents, he established his... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Edwards, Johnson Critical Of Cawthorn – Transylvania County, NC

N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards and N.C. Rep. Jake Johnson have both criticized the recent behavior of fellow Republican, U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn. On Tuesday, Edwards, who represents District 48, which includes Transylvania County,... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Quiet Holiday Period For Crime

Transylvania County first responders reported mostly slow weekends back-to-back over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday. “I won’t say that it was unusual, but it was refreshing,” said Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris of t... — Updated 1/6/2021


Dawn Buchanan McGee

Dawn Buchanan McGee, 82, of Stockbridge, passed away Dec. 26, 2020. She was a very active member of First Baptist Church Jonesboro, Ga. Her husband, Charles L. McGee, preceded her... — Updated 1/4/2021


A Look Back To The Year In News

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between July and December of 2020. Stories from January through December appeared... — Updated 1/4/2021


Misinformation Costs Lives

One of the more discouraging aspects of 2020 was the willingness of millions of Americans to abdicate their ability to reason and accept, without question, false or misleading information. The widespread acceptance of... — Updated 1/4/2021


A Look Back To The Year In News – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between January and June of 2020. July through December will appear in Monday's... — Updated 12/30/2020


Cedar Mountain News

Happy New Year Linda and I (Christine) send Happy New Year wishes to all Cedar Mountain residents, and all who read this. Hopefully, this coming year will be much greater than 2020. Everyone stay well and safe. We’re looking forw... — Updated 12/30/2020


Lady Blue Devils Cap Off Perfect Season

With their victory over Pisgah last week, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils’ jayvee volleyball team finished off an undefeated season, completing the year with a 10-0 record. Team... — Updated 12/28/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Latest Criminal Incidents Reported – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests and incidents from Nov. 10 to Dec. 23. Arrests •James Porter Harris III, 28, was arrested for one count of probation violation on Dec. 18. He was... — Updated 12/28/2020


Chamber Announces Additional Holiday Stocking Hunt Winners And Grand Prize Drawing Winners

The last five stockings were placed with care at participating locations on Monday, Dec. 14, as part of the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce Shop Local Holiday Giveaway... — Updated 12/23/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Push Bearcats To The Brink In Five-Set Battle

Over the course of five sets, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils gave the conference-leading Hendersonville Bearcats everything they could handle last Thursday. Unfortunately, a late... — Updated 12/22/2020


Community Posters Express Gratitude And Hope

Transylvania County SCORE recently made gratitude and hope posters available on which people could share their thoughts. The posters were available in places like City Hall, El Centro, Bread of Life, Brevard College, The Blue... — Updated 12/17/2020

 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

New Mask Mandate In Place – Transylvania County, NC

Last month, Gov. Roy Cooper issued a new executive order for the use of face coverings in North Carolina, and from the start, mandatory masking has been an issue of concern for many North Carolinians. The Transylvania Times spoke... — Updated 12/16/2020


More Holiday Stocking Hunt Winners Announced

Five new stockings were placed with care at participating locations on Monday, Dec. 7, and all but one of the initial 10 stockings have been returned to the Visitor Center. Each... — Updated 12/14/2020


Best Window Display Winners Announced

Thirty downtown Brevard businesses spruced up their window displays to compete for bragging rights this holiday season. "The holidays are a beautiful time to stroll the streets of... — Updated 12/10/2020


Chamber Of Commerce Announces First Week's Holiday Stocking Hunt Winners – Brevard, NC

Five stockings were placed with care at participating locations on Monday, Nov. 30, and as of Friday of the first week of the Holiday Stocking Hunt, two of those stockings had been... — Updated 12/7/2020


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


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