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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 throughout the city to “t...

 

Pisgah Pete Comes Up Short On Super Bowl Pick – Brevard, NC

Though he’s 8 years old and has a touch of cataracts, Pisgah Pete persisted in his prognostications Sunday, incorrectly choosing the San Francisco 49ers as this year’s Super Bowl winner, as well as forecasting six more weeks of winter. Pete made...

 

Connestee Falls News

Kicked Off The Bucket List So how did you celebrate your 80th birthday? Dinner out, maybe? A little party? Well, Lois O’Connor had a better idea. She marked the beginning of her ninth decade by dancing with the Radio City Rockettes in New York...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 27, 2020

Chamber Recognizes Top Businesses – Brevard, NC

It was an evening of celebration Saturday night as the Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala event at Brevard College's Porter Center. The hallmark event of the year for...

 

Council OKs Skate Park Funding – Brevard, NC

In moving forward with opening the temporary skate park, while building a new, concrete park, Brevard City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a $120,000 budget recommendation from staff. Of the amount, $100,000 will go to Pillar Design Studios,...

 

Pisgah Pete To Make Winter Prediction Feb. 2 – Brevard, NC

For the sixth year in a row, Groundhog Day will be celebrated in Brevard as White Squirrel Day. On Feb. 2 white squirrel Pisgah Pete will predict whether there will be six more weeks of winter and...

 

Stories From 2019 Featured In Review – Brevard, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2019. JANUARY •Over the Jan. 12-13 weekend, the partial government shutdown surpassed the...

 

Parades and Twilight Tour To Be Held This Weekend – Transylvania County, NC

Brevard and Rosman help to kick off the holiday season this weekend in Transylvania County. At 3 p.m., Saturday, the Brevard-Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host its parade, which will honor...

 

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...

 

City Of Brevard Proclaims Dec. 3 As 'I Heart BC Day' In Honor Of Brevard College – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard declared at the recent City Council meeting that Dec. 3, 2019, will be “I Heart BC Day” in honor of the important role that Brevard College plays in the life of the city. At the Nov. 18 meeting of the Brevard City Council,...

 

Brevard's PharmAgra Labs Joins Chinese Company – Brevard, NC

Brevard-based pharmaceutical research and development company PharmAgra Labs is slated to become Raybow USA as the local company joins Raybow Pharmaceutical, a global pharmaceutical chemistry...

 

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...

 

Tutors Learn About Resources For Resiliency

On Monday evening many of our Homework Club tutors and others from the community gathered in the fellowship hall of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church for a presentation by Susanne...

 

City Asked To Allow E-Bikes On Its Paved Trails – Brevard, NC

Art Odell, Sycamore Cycles’ manager, asked Brevard City Council at its Monday meeting for a text amendment to its regulations prohibiting motorized vehicles, specifically E-bikes, from operating on paved sections of the city’s greenway trails....

 
 By Alex Perri    News    September 9, 2019

Museum Launches Campaign – Brevard, NC

Supporters and local leaders – including U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows – packed into the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas last Wednesday to help honor the area's veterans and to raise money for...

 

DAR Constitution Week Proclaimed

Mayor Jimmy Harris officially proclaimed the week of Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week in the city of Brevard. The proclamation was presented to the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the Am...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 26, 2019

City To Consider Selling Land For Housing – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard’s planning staff will research the feasibility of selling an 8-acre piece of residentially zoned land off Cashier’s Valley Road, next to the Public Works Facility, to a housing assistance company to build eight single-family...

 

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...

 

Congratulations

Congratulations Diane Erwin Moore, age 76, of Brevard, has accomplished, fulfilled and achieved her life-long dream receiving her GED, graduating with the 2019 Class of Blue Ridge Community College...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    July 15, 2019

City Dog Park Getting Closer To Reality – Brevard, NC

Brevard's own long-awaited dog park is finally happening. HCA (Hospital Corporations of America) has agreed to deed land owned by HCA to the city of Brevard for the use of a 2.7-acre dog park at the...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019

City Council Approves Its 2020 Budget

Brevard City Council unanimously approved a $24.3 million budget for the 2020 fiscal year Monday, including no property tax increase, a 4 percent increase in water and sewer fees and $530,000 in funding for the Railroad Depot project. Tom Whitlock,...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019

Public Questions Brevard City Manager's Actions, Firings

During Brevard City Council’s regular meeting Monday, several people addressed City Manger Jim Fatland’s recent military uniform controversy and the subsequent firing of two part-time city fire department employees. As previously reported, the...

 

Scruggs Scholarship Recipients Recognized

On June 17 at the Brevard City Council meeting, Mayor Jimmy Harris recognized the 2019 recipients of the Terrell L Scruggs Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established by the city of Brevard...

 

DAR Members Meet For Final Meeting Of Term

The May 14 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution began at 5 p.m. at Lola’s Old Hickory House, with a social hour presided over by Bob Jenkins and Carroll...

 
 By Dan DeWitt    Education    May 6, 2019

For Rise And Shine: Annual Fundraiser Exceeds Expectations

The sellout crowd at Rise and Shine Neighbors in Ministry's annual Motown Memories fundraiser delivered a record amount in donations to the organization and, thanks to a new emphasis on conservation,...

 

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