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 By Alex Perri    News

Guice Will Not Run For Board In 2022

David Guice, a longtime local political mainstay, said he will not seek re-election after his third term serving as Transylvania County Commissioner, which ends in 2022. Guice, the only unaffiliated commissioner on the majority... — Updated 11/23/2021

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

County Faces OSHA Vaccine Mandate

In response to a new federal mandate targeting large businesses and their employees, county commissioners voted 4-1 to approve county staff move forward with preparations to comply with the guidelines, which could cost upwards of... — Updated 11/15/2021

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Court Decision Will Not Be Made In 2021

The fate of the Transylvania County courthouse, an issue that has been debated at the county level for the past 16 years, was discussed once again by county commissioners on Monday as they worked to develop a plan to finally move... — Updated 11/10/2021

 

Commissioners Will Not Make Decision On Courthouse By The End Of The Year

The fate of the Transylvania County courthouse, an issue that has been debated at the county level for the past 16 years, was discussed once again by county commissioners on Monday as they worked to develop a plan to finally move... — Updated 11/9/2021

 

Public Invited To Marine Corps Birthday Celebration

The public is invited, free of charge, to the annual U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 10. The celebration will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. in Brevard.... — Updated 11/8/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Commissioners Divided Over Medicaid Expansion

At last Monday’s Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ (BOC) meeting, the board voted 3-2 against passing a resolution supporting Medicaid expansion, which would close the “coverage gap” for the over 500,000 North... — Updated 10/18/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Commissioners' Tabling Of Plan Questioned

After a near two-year process to create the draft Cedar Mountain Small Area Plan, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted Monday to table indefinitely any consideration to adopt the plan. At Monday night’s... — Updated 10/14/2021

 

City Council Candidates Answer Questions

Editor's note: The Transylvania Times contacted the four candidates who are running for two seats on the Brevard City Council to take part in a Q&A. The four candidates are Aaron Baker, Bill Bailey, Kevin Jones and Mac Morrow. The... — Updated 10/13/2021

 

Mayoral Candidates Speak On The Issues

Editor’s note: The Transylvania Times contacted the four candidates who are running to be the next Brevard Mayor to take part in a Q&A. The candidates are Chuck Chapman, Maureen Copelof, Danny Hein and Dee Dee Perkins. The... — Updated 10/13/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Commissioners Table Decision On Cedar Mountain Small Area Plan

On Monday night, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to consider the draft Cedar Mountain Small Area plan but to table that consideration for a future meeting. The vote comes after the two-year-long planning... — Updated 10/12/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

UPDATED: Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue Will Sign County Contract

On Thursday afternoon, County Manager Jaime Laughter said Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue will sign new standardized fire protection contracts with the county. As of Wednesday, Transylvania County government was making plans to provide fi... — Updated 10/1/2021

 
 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

 

Cooper Surveys Transylvania Flood Damage

Gov. Roy Cooper was in Transylvania County Friday and visited areas in Rosman and Pisgah Forest that were damaged the week of Aug. 16 from flooding from Tropical Storm Fred. In... — Updated 9/6/2021

 

Chapmans' 50th Anniversary Celebrated

Larry and Jill Sheridan Chapman are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple were married at Pretty Place on Aug. 29, 1971, and thank all of their friends and... — Updated 8/30/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Update Given On Ecusta Trail

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners (BOC) heard an update on the Ecusta Trail progress from Friends of the Ecusta Trail and Conserving Carolina on Monday at its regularly scheduled meeting. Commissioners requested an... — Updated 8/26/2021

 

Once Forgotten Patriot, Now Remembered

The solemn grave site nestled among the trees in Pickens County, S.C., lay unattended and forgotten for over 160 years. Time had worn away the late resident's name on the tombstone... — Updated 8/11/2021

 

American Legion Post Holds Its Annual Meeting

The Brevard American Legion Monroe Wilson Post 88, founded in 1923, recently held its annual meeting in the Post clubhouse. The members celebrated the induction of the new... — Updated 8/4/2021 Full story

 

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

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Commissioners Hear Medicaid, School Construction Updates

During its regular meeting last week, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners heard presentations on statewide Medicaid transformation, school construction updates and veterans’ affairs. As of July 1, Medicare in North... — Updated 8/2/2021

 

County And Fire Depts. Differ On Contracts

Three fire and rescue departments in Transylvania County have not yet signed new contracts with the county, prompting the Board of Commissioners (BOC) to vote to exercise a notice of termination for the existing contracts.... — Updated 7/19/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

County Rejects City's Trail Letter

During its regular meeting Monday, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners denied the city of Brevard’s request for a letter of support for the city’s recent grant application seeking federal funds for the completion of... — Updated 7/14/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Court Heading To The Elections Office

The county Board of Elections’ conference room will be used as a second courtroom starting in August. During its regular meeting last week, the Board of Commissioners approved court being held in the conference room twice a... — Updated 6/30/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Budget, Tax Increase

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved its 2021/2022 budget Monday, which includes tax increases to help pay for fire and rescue services and solid waste operations. The ad valorem property tax rate for the county... — Updated 6/23/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

County Set To Change Trash Fees

The funding of solid waste collection in Transylvania County took another turn Monday when a majority of Transylvania County commissioners decided to scrap the earlier proposed $200 annual parcel fee and instead backed raising... — Updated 6/16/2021

 

Right Call On Solid Waste

The agreement reached by three county commissioners – Jason Chappell, David Guice and Teresa McCall – to go with a mixed approach to increase funding to adequately support the Solid Waste Department and expand the county... — Updated 6/16/2021

 

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