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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

 By Derek McKissock    News

Second Courtroom Decision Back On The Table

The county is back looking for a location for a second courtroom until a new courthouse is built after scrapping the plans to use the elections office conference room. During last week’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting, County... — Updated 5/31/2021


Robin Terry Phillips

Our sweet daddy left us to walk the streets of gold Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the age of 65. Robin is survived by his loving wife, Patsy Phillips; daughters, Sonja and husband,... — Updated 5/26/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Moving Toward $200 Fee For Trash

A majority of Transylvania County commissioners support, although somewhat reluctantly, funding the future of solid waste with an annual $200 parcel fee instead of a tax increase and for residents to use the garbage collection... — Updated 5/26/2021


Quebec News

A big thank you to the following people who turned out last Saturday for the Oak Grove cemetery cleanup: Gerald Moore, Ron Chapman, Lawrence Chapman, Stacie Dodson, Larry Miller and Charles Chapman. There is still plenty to be... — Updated 5/26/2021


Rodriguez To Speak At Memorial Day Program

On Saturday, May 29, the public is invited as Transylvania County honors fallen service members in a ceremony at the courthouse gazebo at 10 a.m. The program is as follows:... — Updated 5/24/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Faces Garbage Decision

Currently, Transylvania County faces a shortfall of roughly $1.7 million to operate solid waste operations in next year’s budget. County government staff say increasing charges on the public to offset those annual loses is... — Updated 5/17/2021


Brevard High School Junior ROTC Cadet Receives Museum, Memorial Fund Scholarship

By Janis Allen Brevard High School Junior ROTC Cadet Jonathan Moore received a $1,000 scholarship from the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas and the Toni Lee Casciato... — Updated 5/17/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Board Agrees On Fire Dept. Funding

County commissioners appear likely to approve a 5 percent personnel line item funding increase for all fire departments and the Transylvania County Rescue Squad, resulting in a $.0253 cents property tax increase above revenue... — Updated 5/13/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Some Commissioners Mention Pausing The Process

Recently, Transylvania Commissioners David Guice and Teresa McCall have publically suggested stopping the current $68 million school bond process and taking another look at the plans to make major renovations at Brevard High and... — Updated 4/26/2021


Real Estate Transactions For March Announced

The following real estate transactions for March were recorded at the Register of Deeds Office. The transactions are divided into two categories: individual and business. Individual March 9, in Brevard, Julian W. Bradley III and... — Updated 4/26/2021


Students Learn 'First Source' History At Veterans Museum

High school students Landon Stepp and Andrew Renegar were excited to find the Sept. 20, 1943, issue of Life magazine during their April 12 field trip to the Veterans History Museum... — Updated 4/19/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Elections' Conference Room To Serve As Courtroom – Transylvania County, NC

On Monday, Transylvania County commissioners backed, for the short term, using the Board of Elections’ conference room as a temporary second courtroom to help with non-jury court cases. The second courtroom in the current... — Updated 4/14/2021


'Deep Dive' Into Financing $225 Million Capital Projects Scheduled

During its regular meeting today, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to take a “deep dive” into the financial options to pay for capital projects, such as a new courthouse and EMS base, and a replacemen... — Updated 4/12/2021


Let's Compare Apples And Oranges

Ronald Reagan told people “You can disagree, without being disagreeable” Apples! The Master has died and the Apprentice has been fired. 1987: Unfortunately, when Reagan relaxed the rules for objective journalism, Rush Limbaugh... — Updated 4/1/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

BRCC Explains Campus Limits – Brevard, NC

In the near future, Transylvania County will have two renovated high schools, thanks to the $68 million voter approved bond, but if local students go to the Blue Ridge Community... — Updated 3/29/2021


There He Goes Again

In 1980, Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan told President Jimmy Carter in a debate, “There you go again” when he accused Carter of misrepresenting his position on Medicare legislation. To paraphrase Reagan,... — Updated 3/24/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Museum Reopens, With Two-Year Lease Extension – Brevard, NC

Today, the Military History Museum of the Carolinas reopens, with two years added to its lease of the former county administration building beside the courthouse, but with changes in the use agreement with the county still to be... — Updated 3/24/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Commissioners Hear Latest On Drug Abuse In Transylvania – Transylvania County, NC

“Eye opening” was the reaction by some Transylvania County commissioners recently to statistics about local substance abuse and its impacts. In 2018, a Community Health Assessment reported 42 percent of Transylvania County... — Updated 3/23/2021


Go Back To Where You Came From

This is for all of the freedom-hating liberals who are bashing Larry Chapman and others of our county commissioners for standing up for our Constitution and our Second Amendment rights: You came from there to here because you... — Updated 3/22/2021


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