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Councilman Jones Explains Reason For Filing – Brevard, NC

In a news release, incumbent Brevard City Councilman Maurice Jones filed to serve for a third term, citing “several great things he would like to see accomplished.” Jones said that Brevard is...

 

Chamber To Host Sept. 17 Candidate Forum

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host its candidates forum on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the library’s Rogow Room. The races for Brevard City Council, Rosman Alderman and Rosman mayor will be covered. This year, the candidates are...

 

Municipal Candidate Filings End For Nov. 5 Election – Transylvania County, NC

Candidate filing for the November elections in the city of Brevard and town of Rosman has ended with uncontested races. On the Nov. 5, the seats currently occupied by Brevard Councilmen Gary Daniel, Maurice Jones and Charlie Landreth, and Rosman...

 

Municipal Candidate Filing Ends This Friday – Transylvania County, NC

Candidate filing for the November elections in the city of Brevard and town of Rosman ends at noon on Friday, July 19. On Nov. 5, the seats currently occupied by Brevard councilmen Gary Daniel, Maurice Jones and Charlie Landreth, Rosman Mayor Brian...

 

Candidate Filing For Municipal Elections Begins This Friday

Candidate filing for the November elections in the city of Brevard and town of Rosman begins at noon on Friday and ends at noon on Friday, July 19. On the Nov. 5, the seats currently occupied by Brevard Councilmen Gary Daniel, Maurice Jones and...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 13, 2019

Council Talks About Budget Changes-Brevard, NC

Nonprofit funding, major capital projects and employee salaries were discussed by Brevard City Council during a budget workshop last week. The council will hold a public hearing Monday on its proposed budget for the 2019/2020 fiscal year, which...

 

Rosenwald News

Last week, we had out-of-town company. I am referring to our mountain home community. Visit our area all year round. This may delight you. This may aggravate you. You may wonder why or you may...

 

Council Reverses Vote On Changes To Steep Slopes

On Monday, Brevard City Council voted 3-2 against a proposal that would have allowed for construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent to a roughly 50 percent grade. Councilmen Maurice Jones and Mac Morrow supported the change,...

 

DuPont State Recreational Forest Grows By 402 Acres

Last week, Conserving Carolina transferred 402 acres of land to the N.C. Forest Service to expand DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF). This tract helps to conserve key headwater streams along the...

 

Steep Slope Changes On City's Radar

Brevard City Council is currently moving toward increasing the allowable construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent grade to just shy of a 50 percent grade. The current proposal also recommends changing the formula for...

 

City, County Officials Look Back To 2018 And The Year Ahead - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: City of Brevard and Board of Commissioner members were contacted for comment about 2018 and the year ahead. The following responded: •Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris — “The city of Brevard had a great year with many financial...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 1, 2018

Witnessing The End Of An Era - Brevard NC

From the smoldering ashes of the well-celebrated past, a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center in Brevard is in the works to rise in its place. In November 2017, Brevard City Council unanimously...

 

Bobby Cooper Named Brevard Fire Chief

Bobby Cooper has been named as the city of Brevard's first full-time fire chief. "Bobby Cooper's experience with Transylvania County EMS, Brevard Fire Department and Lake Toxaway Fire Department will...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 19, 2018

Council Approves Property Rezoning

A majority of Brevard City voted to rezone property located at Rosman Highway and Nicholson Creek Road, moving the possibility of a new housing development one step closer. During its regular meeting Monday, council voted to rezone the property from...

 

Ask Us

I own my own business. Can I give comp time to my employees instead of paying them time and one-half overtime pay? According to Christine Ryan, administrator for the Wage and Hour Bureau of the North Carolina Department of Labor, the answer is “No....

 

City Council Approves New Jenkins Center - Brevard, NC

Last week, Brevard City Council unanimously approved plans to build a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center. In her last meeting as a council member, Ann Hollingsworth, who is being replaced by...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 29, 2017

Commissioners OK $51.2 Million General Fund Budget

Transylvania County commissioners Monday unanimously approved the 2017/18 fiscal year budget, which includes no property tax increase. The $51,243,973 general fund budget goes into effect July 1, the start of the new fiscal year. Compared to the...

 

Hospital Chief Presents Plans - Brevard, NC

The completion date for the Transylvania Regional Hospital's new emergency department (ED) will be in August, with an opening in October, according to President and Chief Nursing Officer, Michele...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 26, 2017

Council Backs Relations Board

Brevard City Council unanimously voted to adopt a resolution endorsing and sponsoring the creation of a new Community Relations Board. The 11-member board will have representation from the county, city of Brevard and town of Rosman, including the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 22, 2017

Residents Support Human Relations Council - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Councilman Maurice Jones presented data to the Brevard City Council at their regular meeting last Monday supporting the need for a Human Relations Council (HRC). As previously reported, both the city and the county jointly sponsored an...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 1, 2017

City To Look At Alcohol Lease - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council plans to explore the possibility of leasing a public space to local restaurant owner Jamie Hernandez to allow him to serve alcohol in the alley outside of his deli, Market at 36, in downtown. The matter was discussed last week...

 

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 10, Charles R. Dodson, Della M. Dodson, Hilda D. Arnette,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 19, 2017

City: County Needs To Fund Rec. Plan – Brevard NC

Brevard City Council wants the county to commit to some sort of funding before it even considers backing a combined parks and recreation authority for both entities. During its regular meeting Monday, council voted to table discussion of the top...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 12, 2017

After Rezoning Fails, Property Owner Must Wait 12 Months – Brevard NC

John Johnson will have to wait roughly 12 months to try and seek rezoning of property behind Egolf Motors in Brevard between the dealership he once ran and the Straus Park subdivision. In a special called meeting, Jan. 3, Brevard City Council denied...

 

Year In Review – July, August, and September

JULY •The Rosman Board of Alderman unanimously approved its 2016/17 fiscal year budget, including a 3-cent property tax increase. The $245,521 general fund budget was roughly $6,000 more than the...

 

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