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 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Approves Fireworks Funds Going To City Parks – Brevard, NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council voted to reallocate $15,000 in funds that had been budgeted for the July 4 fireworks display to go to the Brevard dog park and the Silversteen Memorial Park Playground instead. With... — Updated 8/31/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Council Discusses Fate Of Tannery Skate Park – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council recently voted to approve a resolution that accepted the Tannery Skate Park as complete and authorized the disbursement of the remaining unspent funds to the Community Focus Foundation Skate Park account, “Sk... — Updated 8/31/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Addresses Local Government Commission's Concerns About Fund

The city of Brevard responded to a letter from the Local Government Commission (LGC) expressing concern regarding “indicators of financial weakness in the Water and Sewer Fund.” The letter was addressed during a recent Brevard... — Updated 8/19/2020

 
 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Group Sews Quilts Of Valor To Honor Two Local Veterans

On Aug. 12, 2020, the Veterans Military History Museum of the Carolinas and the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Quilts of Valor shared the Courthouse Gazebo once again to honor two very... — Updated 8/17/2020

 
 By Joni Pavlik    News

Korean War Veteran Receives Quilt Of Valor

Monday, July 27, marked the 67th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice agreement, which ended hostilities, though the war has never officially ended. That day also marked a... — Updated 8/3/2020

 

Brevard Receives Grants For Water Projects

N.C. Rep. Jake Johnson recently announced that funding has been provided to forgive loans the city of Brevard had incurred in an effort to revamp its water and sewer system. In recent years there have been major improvements made... — Updated 8/3/2020

 

Brevard Welcomes Its First Public Skatepark-Brevard NC

Eagerly awaited by city residents for nearly a decade, Brevard's first public skatepark is finally ready for skaters to drop-in, according to a press release. Brevard City Council... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Discusses Complaints About Project Status-Brevard NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council addressed a complaint about city-project progress and heard special presentations. In the Monday, June 8, issue of The Transylvania Times, Aaron Baker, Transylvania Tourism board... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Discusses Streetscape Program Changes-Brevard NC

On Monday, Brevard City Council discussed the strategy for a new Streetscape Pilot Program (SPP) to replace the recently abandoned design, and members discussed what went wrong... — Updated 6/17/2020

 

Nominate Someone Who Has Made Positive Changes During COVID-19 Pandemic In County

Transylvania County SCORE is leading a local effort to seek nominations from the public to recognize local people and/or organizations that have made positive changes during the current COVID-19 pandemic. A selection committee... — Updated 6/11/2020

 

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Landscaping Project Underway At Depot-Brevard NC

Things are happening at the Railroad Avenue Depot Park. The Transylvania Garden Club (TGC) has embarked on a plan to landscape the area surrounding the pedestrian bridge and other... — Updated 6/1/2020

 

Brevard City Hall To Reopen To Public

The city of Brevard will reopen City Hall to the public on Monday, June 1, at 8:30 a.m. Mayor Jimmy Harris will have the honor of officially unlocking the doors. City Hall and city... — Updated 5/27/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Despite Governor's Order, Some Gyms Open -Brevard NC

At a time when restaurants, salons, pools and other venues begin the process of reopening, gyms and fitness facilities remain closed via Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order. However,... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

Wreath Laying Ceremony Held For Memorial Day

The Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, Daughters of the American Revolution and Children of the American Revolution held a Memorial Day ceremony at the Transylvania... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

Drive-By Birthday For Frank Paden

Frank Paden, pictured with his wife of 34 years, Faye, celebrated his 79th birthday on May 15 with a drive-by birthday party. He is an Army veteran and loves the Clemson Tigers.... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

Disagrees With Dinkins

I was amazed and astounded reading Ms. Dinkins comments concerning the city of Brevard’s response to the COVID-19 virus. Personally, I found her comments distressing and I totally disagree with Dinkins’ comments concerning our... — Updated 5/25/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Dinkins Unhappy At City Response To Virus-Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s response time to COVID-19 was called into question, with more frequent meetings suggested, at Monday’s City Council meeting. In closing remarks, Councilwoman Geraldine Dinkins said she felt like the city... — Updated 5/20/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

City Donates To Relief Fund - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted to donate $5,000 to the Transylvania Tomorrow emergency relief fund, a grant program initiative to assist the county’s small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The fund has received roughly... — Updated 5/4/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Split On Skate Park -Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted 3 to 2 against a motion to amend the 2018 Skate Park resolution that would have allowed the Tannery Park Skate Park Task Force to hire outside help to... — Updated 5/4/2020

 
 By Jimmy Harris    Opinion

Guest Column: Don't Stop Giving To Others

I have heard of many great acts of support, compassion and genuine care during this difficult time we all try to listen, learn and act on news concerning the COVID-19 virus that is affecting everyone. From the people who are at... — Updated 4/15/2020

 

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris Addresses Current Crisis – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at... — Updated 3/19/2020 Full story

 

Mayor, City Council Members Comment On Depot–Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Mayor Jimmy Harris and Brevard Council were contacted for comment about the Depot Railroad Avenue Park. Only Councilwoman Geraldine Dinkins didn’t respond, as of going to press. Mayor Jimmy Harris: This project i... — Updated 3/17/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Pancake Breakfast There will be a pancake breakfast Saturday, March 14, at the Cedar Mountain fire station. The menu will be pancakes (choc chip, blueberry and plain) and sausage, j... — Updated 3/12/2020

 

Eastern Star Honors Carolyn Winchester For Service

Over 100 people from across the state gathered for a dinner and special meeting at the Masonic Temple recently to celebrate 93-year-old Carolyn Winchester’s 75 years of service... — Updated 3/4/2020

 

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