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 By Alex Perri    News 

Thanksgiving Dinner Tradition Continues

If the smells coming out of the Bread of Life kitchen Wednesday morning were any indication, the annual Thanksgiving meal put on by the free community kitchen would be one of the... — Updated 11/24/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Brevard Rezoning Request On Hold

A recommended proposal to rezone more than 100 acres in the area around Osborne Road and Old Hendersonville Highway was put on hold by Brevard City Council during last Monday’s meeting. The issue came before council following a... — Updated 11/22/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Brevard Manager To Retire

On a night when Mayor Jimmy Harris presided over his final meeting of the Brevard City Council, another city official announced they, too, were stepping down from public duties, as City Manager Jim Fatland revealed his plan to... — Updated 11/18/2021


City Proclaims Nov. 30 As 'I Heart BC Day'

The city of Brevard honored its partnership with Brevard College at the City Council meeting Monday night by proclaiming Tuesday, Nov. 30, as "I Heart BC Day." The proclamation... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Maureen Copelof Wins Mayor's Race

Brevard Councilwoman Maureen Copelof will be the city’s next mayor after garnering nearly 50% of votes cast in Tuesday’s election. Copelof received 1,067 votes (46.6%) to defeat her three opponents. Dee Dee Perkins finished... — Updated 11/3/2021


50th Brevard Christmas Parade Set For Dec. 4

With the Christmas season around the corner, the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce announced plans to host the 50th Annual Downtown Brevard Christmas Parade. The event serves... — Updated 11/2/2021



Halloweenfest The annual festival returned Saturday to downtown Brevard and included, along with children, lots of adults and pets getting into the Halloween moo... — Updated 11/1/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Early Voting Ends For Brevard, Rosman

Early voting ended Saturday for the municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman. During the early voting period, 1,421 votes were recorded, with 1,413 for the Brevard races and eight for the Rosman races. There are 5,852 residents... — Updated 11/1/2021


Plans Announced For Downtown Brevard Christmas Parade

With the Christmas season around the corner, the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce announced plans to host the 50th Annual Downtown Brevard Christmas Parade. The event serves as a "great opportunity" for participating... — Updated 10/29/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Boys & Girls Club Looking At Expansion Plans

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County received unanimous approval for conditional rezoning, as well as the go-ahead for a major expansion project during Monday... — Updated 10/21/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

City Council Agrees Sign Should Come Down

At the recommendation of the city’s Downtown Master Plan Committee, members of the Brevard city council unanimously voted to remove the recently-installed “Clemson Plaza” sign that sits high atop the Co-Ed Cinema building.... — Updated 10/20/2021


SCORE Presents An Extra Mile Award To Mayor Jimmy Harris

During Monday's Brevard City Council meeting, Transylvania County SCORE members presented their Extra Mile Award to Mayor Jimmy Harris. This Extra Mile Award was the fourth one the... — Updated 10/20/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Supporters Celebrate Ecusta Trail Ribbon Cutting

The city of Brevard and other supporters celebrated Friday the recent purchase of the proposed Ecusta Trail rail corridor, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Depot Railroad... — Updated 9/20/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Mayoral Candidates Face Off For First Time

Affordable housing and the city of Brevard's relationship with the Rosenwald community were two topics touched on Tuesday night as four candidates for mayor discussed the issues... — Updated 9/17/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

9/11 Remembered

Dozens gathered outside Brevard City Hall in the early morning mist Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, in a ceremony organized by the city. Brevard... — Updated 9/13/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

9/11/01 Attacks 20th Anniversary - Remembering That Day

This Saturday it will have been 20 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. At 8:30 a.m., Saturday, the city of Brevard and Brevard Fire... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Little River News

Little River Community Center A music jam will be held at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 11. The evening starts with a potluck followed by the music jam at 7 p.m. Bring your instrument to join in or just stop by to enjoy the music. Music jams... — Updated 9/8/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue BBQ On Saturday, Sept. 4, there will be a fundraiser for the fire department. This year's goal is to replace old worn out extrication equipment. The Cedar... — Updated 9/1/2021


Ecusta Brewing Getting New Home

The Ecusta Brewing Company announced its purchase and planned redevelopment of an 8,800-square-foot historic building, once part of the company's namesake, the Ecusta Paper Mill.... — Updated 8/26/2021


Mayor Harris Signs Constitution Week Proclamation

Constitution Week is celebrated during Sept. 17-23 each year. In preparation for this celebration, Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris, on behalf of the city of Brevard, presented a... — Updated 8/18/2021


American Legion Post 88 Hosts Flag Day Ceremony

The first United States National Flag Day took place in 1916 upon establishment by then-President Woodrow Wilson and is celebrated annually on June 14. As in communities large and... — Updated 8/4/2021


Chamber To Host Sept. 23 Candidates Forum

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced that the annual Candidates Forum will take place this year at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Transylvania County Library’s Rogow Room. The following races will be... — Updated 7/21/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Election Filing Period Ends, Campaign Races Set

The filing period for November’s municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman ended Friday, and the races are set, barring write-in campaigns. Four candidates have filed to replace Jimmy Harris as Brevard’s mayor. They are Chuck... — Updated 7/19/2021


Dedication Ceremony Held For Depot Park

Nearly a year after its completion, local residents and city officials gathered to hold an official dedication ceremony for the Depot Railroad Avenue Park. Located less than... — Updated 7/19/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Filing For Municipal Races Ends Friday

The filing period for the November municipal races in Brevard and Rosman ends at noon, Friday. As of Wednesday morning, in Brevard, Chuck Chapman has joined Brevard Councilwoman Maureen Copelof and Dee Dee Perkins, a former... — Updated 7/14/2021


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