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 By Derek McKissock    News    December 13, 2018 

County Land Deal On Hold - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ previous move to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard is not a done deal just yet. Last Friday at a special called meeting — the first for...

 

New Cell Tower To Improve Coverage - Brevard NC

County Commissioners unanimously approved a permit variance that will see the replacement of a telecommunications tower on Rich Mountain with a new one, which should significantly increase cell phone coverage in the Cedar Mountain area, including...

 

Chapman, Phillips Bow Out As Commissioners - Brevard NC

Last Thursday’s Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting was the last for Larry Chapman and Kelvin Phillips. Each received a plaque and a resolution honoring their time as commissioners. Chapman served eight years on the board and...

 

The Long And Winding Road: How 14 Seniors Went From Winless Freshmen To State Semifinalists - Brevard NC

When the Class of 2019 stepped onto the campus of Brevard High School as freshmen, "Go, Big Blue!" wasn't something you heard very much on Friday nights. Because not so long ago Brevard football...

 

Commissioners Vote 3-2 To Buy Property - Brevard NC

By a 3-2 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to buy the roughly 55 acres of property behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard, with the...

 

Mike Hawkins Named As Board Chairman Board - Brevard NC

Mike Hawkins was unanimously voted this morning to be the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ chairman. The vote occurred after Will Cathey and David Guice were sworn onto the board during a ceremony at the county’s Administration Buildin...

 

Black Friday Report: Best Ever For Some - Brevard NC

Downtown Brevard store owners reported an increase in sales in what some are calling their "best Black Friday ever." Ann Hollingsworth, owner of Main Street, Ltd. on East Main Street, said she was...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Go Big Blue – Brevard Stuns Top Seed Randleman 21-13

One was the loneliest number in Randolph County Friday night. In a game that no Blue Devil fan will soon forget, Brevard went on the road and took down the previously unbeaten, top-ranked Randleman Ti...

 

Master Plan Approved For Silvermont Park - Brevard NC

Last week, Transylvania County commissioners approved a final master plan for the Silvermont Park, but the phasing of the work will be decided at a later date. At the commissioners' meeting, Jared...

 

Military Museum's Location Up In The Air - Brevard NC

A decision on whether to extend the WNC Military History Museum’s lease of the old county administration building was tabled Tuesday by the Board of Commissioners. The museum’s current lease ends June 30, 2019, and those who operate the museum...

 

Land Available For County Park - Brevard NC

At its Nov. 29 meeting, the Board of Commissioners will consider whether it wants to buy roughly 55 acres of property for a new county park. The property sits off U.S. 276 and Gallimore Road and is...

 

SCORE Second Business Workshop Series To Focus On 'Money Smart'

Brevard SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) has announced its second in a series of business workshops. This one will focus on how to facilitate making small business and nonprofits “money smart,” especially in regard to tax reporting...

 

Bears' Defense Stifles Blue Devils, Pisgah Wins 21-7 - Brevard NC

With a share of a conference championship on the line, the Brevard Blue Devils and the Pisgah Bears slugged it out for 48 minutes at Brevard Memorial Stadium on Friday night. Unfortunately for the...

 

Brevard Beats Hendersonville, Hosts Pisgah For Title

Solid defense. A balanced offense. Big plays on special teams. The Brevard Blue Devils got back to their winning recipe Friday night as they built on a 10-point halftime lead to come away with a...

 

Hooray for Halloweenfest - Brevard NC

Halloweenfest on Saturday again produced lots of great costumes and fun things for the whole family. Alex Ambrose took the top prize in the costume contest for his "Transformer." Rachel Malmin took...

 

County Disputes Section 8 Rental Amounts - Brevard NC

County officials will reach out again to U.S. Congressman Mark Meadows to help address what they believe are incorrect Fair Market Rents (FMR) issued for Transylvania County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As...

 

Brevard Hosts Hendersonville In Pivotal Mountain Six Clash

With only two games left on the regular season schedule, the Brevard Blue Devils return home on Friday for the first of their biggest matchups all year. One week after suffering an upset loss on the road to Smoky Mountain, Brevard faces the tough...

 

Blue Devils Fall To Mustangs, Johnson Exits With Injury - Brevard NC

One week after putting together his best performance of the season, Brevard senior quarterback Mitchell Johnson had to watch his team suffer a tough conference loss Friday night at Smoky Mountain....

 

TDA: Tourism Impact Rising - Brevard NC

Last fiscal year, a record amount of occupancy tax revenues — $793,876 — was collected in Transylvania County. For Clark Lovelace, that one number alone shows “tourism is good in Transylvania County.” At last week’s Board of Commissioners...

 

Hawkins To Discuss 'World War II - The Forgotten Russian Front'

The public is invited to a free lecture at the WNC Military History Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. for historian Frank Hawkins' presentation, "World War II – The Forgotten Russian Front."...

 

County Talks About Bond Impact - Brevard NC

The county has faced several questions from the public about the upcoming $68 million bond referendum and its potential financial impact. During the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting Tuesday, Finance Director Jonathan Griffin addressed some...

 

Widow Endows Scholarship To Honor Late Husband - Brevard NC

They were hiking buddies, for sure, world travelers and hard-working professionals who made a life in their own backyard of Brevard so they could stay close to their aging parents. But most of all the...

 

Hawkins Discusses State's Response To Economic Development - Brevard NC

How to promote economic growth in North Carolina’s rural areas, such as Transylvania County, is one of the focuses of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC). During Monday’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting, Commissioner...

 

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