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City Places Moratorium On Moving Electronic Signs – Brevard, NC

Last week, Brevard City Council approved a six-month prohibition, or moratorium, on permitting moving, electronic display signs. The purpose, according to the city’s Planning Department during last week’s council meeting, is to suspend the...

 

Council Approves Center's Design, Budget – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council voted unanimously last Wednesday to approve the design plans and budget for the new 5,000-square-foot Mary C. Jenkins Community Center (MCJCC). During the council's fall retreat,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 7, 2019

Write-In Candidate Dinkins Wins Council Seat – Brevard, NC

A write-in candidate for the Brevard City Council, Geraldine Dinkins, and incumbents Gary Daniel and Maurice Jones were elected on Tuesday for four-year terms, while Kevin Jones missed out. In Rosman,...

 

Mary C. Jenkins Community Center Update Given – Brevard, NC

An update on the proposed construction of a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center and Silversteen Park was recently provided by the city of Brevard to the Bethel "A" Baptist Church trustees. Brevard Ci...

 

Early Voting Ends Friday For Nov. 5 Election – Transylvania County, NC

Early voting for the Nov. 5 municipal elections ends Friday. The early voting is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., today and tomorrow. On the ballot are three seats on the Brevard City Council. Incumbent councilmen Gary Daniel and Maurice Jones...

 

City Of Brevard Candidate Q&A: Maurice Jones

Age: 47 Family: Wife, Allyson; 7-year-old son, Emile; 5-year-old daughter Olivia; twins, Lillian and Pearl, who will be 2 years old in December; and stepson, 25-year-old Tyler Godfrey. Education:...

 

Early Voting Set To Begin For Brevard, Rosman – Brevard, NC

Early voting for the Nov. 5 municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman begins this Wednesday at the county’s Election Center on South Gaston Street in Brevard. On the ballot are three seats on the Brevard City Council. Incumbent Councilmen Gary...

 

Rosenwald News

I swear just the other day it was New Year's Day and, now, all of a sudden, the end of 2019 is in sight. Time has just zipped on by. Take precious time to smell those roses. Be kind to yourself....

 

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...

 

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