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 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

 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


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