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Democratic Party The Transylvania County Democratic Party invites Democrats and Progressives to attend their County Convention on April 10. The convention will feature guests N.C. Representative John Ager as well as Brevard city... — Updated 4/7/2021


Volunteers Being Sought For Park Project – Brevard, NC

Saturday was the first of three workdays to create a native plant garden next to the Tannery Skatepark. The project is a city/community collaborative project, with members of city... — Updated 3/31/2021


New Public Art Flows On By – Brevard, NC

A new downtown Brevard public art project is complete and ready to be walked on. The crosswalk mural installation at Broad and West Jordan streets, which was designed by local... — Updated 3/29/2021


New Public Art In Brevard Can Be Seen Flowing By-Brevard NC

A new downtown Brevard public art project is complete and ready to be walked on. The crosswalk mural installation at Broad and West Jordan streets, which was designed by local... — Updated 3/28/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Wants State Study – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council will send a letter to Attorney General Josh Stein requesting a state-level study about the impacts of the change in the nonprofit to for-profit business model for rural health care in western North Carolina.... — Updated 3/22/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Local Health Care Providers Say Why They Left HCA – Transylvania County, NC

For the past several weeks, The Transylvania Times has been reporting on the recent exodus of 15 doctors and other health care providers from the Mission Health system in Transylvania County. Over this period of time, the Times... — Updated 3/18/2021


No Room For Hate

The recent distribution of hate messages in Transylvania County and, indeed, what appears to be an effort to recruit high school students to one particular white supremacist group, is a wakeup call to all of us. This horrifying... — Updated 3/15/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Doctors' Exodus On Monitoring Group's Radar – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council-woman Maureen Copelof plans in an upcoming meeting with HCA Healthcare and the Dogwood Health Trust to bring up the recent exodus of doctors from the Mission Health system in Transylvania County. The Dogwood... — Updated 2/19/2021


UUTC Endowment Fund Awards Help Local Community - Brevard, NC

Even as the struggle continues under the weight of COVID-19 and its financial impacts, the community has to carry on with its projects and programs. According to Joanna Bliss,... — Updated 2/15/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

City Council Approves Selling Property For Hotel – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council Monday approved the sale of its 3-acre property off North Broad Street to a developer for the purpose of building an 80-room "boutique" hotel. As previously... — Updated 1/27/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

New Chief Deputy Sworn In – Brevard, NC

Charles Thomas Jordan was sworn in as deputy chief of the Brevard Police Department during last week’s Brevard City Council meeting. Jordan comes from Montgomery County, Md., where he was captain for the Montgomery County Police... — Updated 1/25/2021


Transylvania County SCORE Presents The Extra Mile Award To: Maureen Copelof

Transylvania County SCORE has presented Maureen Copelof its Extra Mile Award for her work in the city and community. SCORE mentors unanimously voted to bestow the honor on Copelof.... — Updated 1/20/2021


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


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