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Local NAACP Denounces Trump, Cawthorn

From its beginning more than 100 years ago, the NAACP has been a non-partisan organization. This doesn’t mean that we stay out of political matters, but rather that our organization has no permanent political affiliation, only a... — Updated 1/11/2021

 

Teen Works With City On New Basketball Court – Matt McGregor

Recently, 17-year-old Bahtle Griffin, a Brevard High senior, was playing basketball at the Silversteen Memorial Playground when City Manager Jim Fatland recruited Griffin to be the... — Updated 12/9/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Dog Park Taking Shape – Brevard, NC

Progress on the Brevard Dog Park continues, with the completion of the property's grading. On Thursday morning, Brevard City Councilwoman Maureen Copelof and dog park designer... — Updated 11/23/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City's Sign Ordinance Inconsistent With Ruling – Brevard, NC

During its regular meeting Monday, the Brevard City Council discussed its sign ordinance as it relates to a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling based on a sign’s content as a reflection of free speech. The city’s current sign... — Updated 11/18/2020

 

Eight Local Veterans Receive Quilts of Valor

In October and November, the Blue Ridge Chapter of Quilts of Valor presented handmade patriotic quilts in small ceremonies of two to three veterans, to continue to honor veterans... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Thanks For Saving My Dog

I want to give a great big heartfelt thank you to Tommy Justus who saved my elderly dog on the morning of Election Day from what would most likely have been a tragic outcome. I know he saved her life. I will be forever grateful to... — Updated 11/9/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City To Pay Legal Fees – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council voted Monday to approve city funding for Public Works Director David Lutz’ legal fees. In September, Lutz, was issued a federal indictment on charges of environmental crimes related to the “handling,... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

Rosenwald News

Community is like family and, as such, there will be members whose company you enjoy and others that have you wanting to head in the opposite direction. Either way, they are still y... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

County Courthouse Comments And Concerns

We are a volunteer group of Transylvania County residents from diverse backgrounds who care deeply about the future of our community. We came together informally over two years ago after the Board of Commissioners voted to shelve... — Updated 10/5/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Of Brevard's Dog Park Plans Taking Shape – Brevard, NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council heard a special presentation on the design of the upcoming dog park off Ecusta Road at the City Sports Complex. Councilwoman Maureen... — Updated 9/29/2020

 

Project Empathy

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers’ input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 9/21/2020

 

Thomas W. Mahan Ph.D.

Thomas W. Mahan, Ph.D., 91, a resident of Brevard since 1991, died Aug. 31, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Susan Petersen, his joy and inspiration; two children, Maureen M.... — Updated 9/2/2020

 
 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

Concrete Skate Park Nearly Finished, Logo Created For Proposed Dog Park

The concrete skate park at the city of Brevard's Sports Complex is expected to be finished this week, while the proposed dog park has a new logo. "We still don't know when (the... — Updated 8/24/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council To Inspect Site Of Proposed Housing Complex – Brevard, NC

After three hours of presentation and discussion, Brevard City Council voted Monday to inspect the land proposed as a site for a residential apartment complex that would be located along Deerlake Road, near the Deerlake Village res... — Updated 8/20/2020

 

Heart of Brevard Recognized Among 'Heroes, Teachers'

Transylvania County SCORE and its partners have been receiving nominations from the local community for individuals and organizations to be recognized as “Heroes and Teachers.” This initiative is not a contest but is a chance... — Updated 8/17/2020

 

What's Blooming At Railroad Ave. Depot Park

August is a wonderful time to view native perennials at the pedestrian bridge gardens beside the Brevard Depot. Transylvania Garden Club members, along with countless volunteers,... — Updated 8/12/2020

 

It's Time To Resist The Rising Tide Of Fascism

Seventy-five years ago, Lutheran Pastor Martin Niemoeller reflected on the rise of fascism in his native Germany. “First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a socialist. “Then they came for... — Updated 8/12/2020

 

Sharing House Nominated As 'Heroes, Teachers' – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County SCORE and its partners have been receiving nominations from the local community for individuals and organizations to be recognized as "Heroes and Teachers."... — Updated 8/3/2020

 

Concrete Skate Park, Dog Park Updates Given – Brevard, NC

Construction has commenced on the city of Brevard's concrete skate park at the city's Sport Complex off Ecusta Road. Paul Ray, Brevard city planning director, provided an update on... — Updated 7/27/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Council Hears About Downtown Curbside Pickup Project – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard has continued in its effort to assist downtown business by establishing curbside pick up zones. “When we first went into the emergency restrictions because of the pandemic, businesses, restaurants and retail... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Brevard Lights To Change To LED – Brevard, NC

City streetlights in Brevard will soon be converted to the more energy efficient, longer lasting light-emitting diode (LED) lights, with the help of a collaborative effort. On Wednesday, City Council voted to approve an agreement w... — Updated 7/20/2020

 

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

City OKs Budget, Property Purchase-Brevard NC

On Monday, Brevard City Council approved the 2020/2021 city budget for the fiscal year, which began Wednesday, and includes no tax increase and for capital projects to be deferred to September. As previously reported, City Manager... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Local Dog Owners Say They're 'Thrilled' To See Dog Park Coming To Fruition -Brevard NC

When Katinka and Rodney Remus began generating public interest in a dog park in Brevard in 2014, Katinka remembered looking down at her 2-year-old Westie, Talley, to proclaim they... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

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