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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

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Discusses Complaints About Project Status-Brevard NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council addressed a complaint about city-project progress and heard special presentations. In the Monday, June 8, issue of The Transylvania Times, Aaron Baker, Transylvania Tourism board... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City To Vote On Budget At Special Meeting-Brevard NC

Last week Brevard City Council heard five special presentations, including the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget, which will be voted on during a special meeting on Monday, June 29. As well as the annual budget, which goes into effect... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Discusses Streetscape Program Changes-Brevard NC

On Monday, Brevard City Council discussed the strategy for a new Streetscape Pilot Program (SPP) to replace the recently abandoned design, and members discussed what went wrong... — Updated 6/17/2020

 

City 'Pauses' On Downtown Streetscape Project-Brevard NC

The city of Brevard and the Heart of Brevard hit the pause button this week on the Streetscape Pilot Program, according to a press release. Approved by City Council at its May 18... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

City Creating More Outdoor Seating Space-Brevard

The city of Brevard, in partnership with the Heart of Brevard, is moving forward with a plan that will create more temporary outdoor seating for restaurants in downtown Brevard,... — Updated 6/5/2020

 

Landscaping Project Underway At Depot-Brevard NC

Things are happening at the Railroad Avenue Depot Park. The Transylvania Garden Club (TGC) has embarked on a plan to landscape the area surrounding the pedestrian bridge and other... — Updated 6/1/2020

 

Estatoe Trail Will Connect To Rosenwald Community

The Estatoe Trail will soon extend to the historic Rosenwald Community in Brevard, connecting it with downtown Brevard and Pisgah National Forest. This new link in the popular... — Updated 5/25/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Dinkins Unhappy At City Response To Virus-Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s response time to COVID-19 was called into question, with more frequent meetings suggested, at Monday’s City Council meeting. In closing remarks, Councilwoman Geraldine Dinkins said she felt like the city... — Updated 5/20/2020

 

With Democracy Project: Students, Teachers Show Strength During Adversity

The Democracy Project of Transylvania (DPT) has enjoyed three years of partnership with the county middle schools, joining with them in project-based civics education. Each fall,... — Updated 5/18/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

City Donates To Relief Fund - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted to donate $5,000 to the Transylvania Tomorrow emergency relief fund, a grant program initiative to assist the county’s small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The fund has received roughly... — Updated 5/4/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Split On Skate Park -Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted 3 to 2 against a motion to amend the 2018 Skate Park resolution that would have allowed the Tannery Park Skate Park Task Force to hire outside help to... — Updated 5/4/2020

 

Community Leaders Call For Medicaid Expansion

There has never been more urgency to provide health care to North Carolina’s working poor than today during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. Partisan bickering aside, Medicaid expansion is the most urgent and fiscally responsible... — Updated 4/29/2020

 

Mayor, City Council Members Comment On Depot–Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Mayor Jimmy Harris and Brevard Council were contacted for comment about the Depot Railroad Avenue Park. Only Councilwoman Geraldine Dinkins didn’t respond, as of going to press. Mayor Jimmy Harris: This project i... — Updated 3/17/2020

 

Girl Scout Troops Create New Baked Delights During Bake Off Contest

The first ever Girl Scout Bake Off was held this past Sunday, March 12 at Blue Ridge Mountain Bakery. Girl Scouts were challenged to create unique new deserts out of a variety of... — Updated 3/12/2020

 

HCA Billing Problems

I have more evidence of problems with HCA. I just received a statement from my insurance provider for services I received in November. Like others have noted, my annual checkup at Brevard Family Practice was billed as Outpatient... — Updated 2/24/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Approves Historic Signage Project – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council approved a historic signage project that falls under the African American Storyline Project, a nonprofit initiative that received a $23,000 grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to erect 34 signs througho... — Updated 2/24/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

City Council To Ask HCA For Meeting – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council will request a face-to-face with HCA, the owners of Mission Health, which includes Transylvania Regional Hospital, as well as the Dogwood Health Trust (DHT). During the council’s regular meeting Monday,... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Many Questions Posed At HCA Meeting – Brevard, NC

Editor’s Note: Last Thursday, The Transylvania Times published the first part of an article on a town hall meeting arranged by Gibbins Advisors, a health care consulting firm, in which the Transylvania County community expressed... — Updated 2/17/2020

 

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