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 By Jeremiah Reed    News 

Mayoral Candidates Face Off For First Time

Affordable housing and the city of Brevard's relationship with the Rosenwald community were two topics touched on Tuesday night as four candidates for mayor discussed the issues... — Updated 9/17/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

9/11 Remembered

Dozens gathered outside Brevard City Hall in the early morning mist Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, in a ceremony organized by the city. Brevard... — Updated 9/13/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

9/11/01 Attacks 20th Anniversary - Remembering That Day

This Saturday it will have been 20 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. At 8:30 a.m., Saturday, the city of Brevard and Brevard Fire... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Little River News

Little River Community Center A music jam will be held at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 11. The evening starts with a potluck followed by the music jam at 7 p.m. Bring your instrument to join in or just stop by to enjoy the music. Music jams... — Updated 9/8/2021


Ecusta Brewing Getting New Home

The Ecusta Brewing Company announced its purchase and planned redevelopment of an 8,800-square-foot historic building, once part of the company's namesake, the Ecusta Paper Mill.... — Updated 8/26/2021


Mayor Harris Signs Constitution Week Proclamation

Constitution Week is celebrated during Sept. 17-23 each year. In preparation for this celebration, Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris, on behalf of the city of Brevard, presented a... — Updated 8/18/2021


American Legion Post 88 Hosts Flag Day Ceremony

The first United States National Flag Day took place in 1916 upon establishment by then-President Woodrow Wilson and is celebrated annually on June 14. As in communities large and... — Updated 8/4/2021


Chamber To Host Sept. 23 Candidates Forum

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced that the annual Candidates Forum will take place this year at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Transylvania County Library’s Rogow Room. The following races will be... — Updated 7/21/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Election Filing Period Ends, Campaign Races Set

The filing period for November’s municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman ended Friday, and the races are set, barring write-in campaigns. Four candidates have filed to replace Jimmy Harris as Brevard’s mayor. They are Chuck... — Updated 7/19/2021


Dedication Ceremony Held For Depot Park

Nearly a year after its completion, local residents and city officials gathered to hold an official dedication ceremony for the Depot Railroad Avenue Park. Located less than... — Updated 7/19/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Filing For Municipal Races Ends Friday

The filing period for the November municipal races in Brevard and Rosman ends at noon, Friday. As of Wednesday morning, in Brevard, Chuck Chapman has joined Brevard Councilwoman Maureen Copelof and Dee Dee Perkins, a former... — Updated 7/14/2021


Election Filing Continues

As of this morning, the county’s Board of Elections has reported more filings in the Brevard municipal races and one in the Rosman races. Chuck Chapman has joined Brevard Council-woman Maureen Copelof and Dee Dee Perkins, a... — Updated 7/12/2021


Municipal Candidate Filing Continues

Through Tuesday, the county’s Board of Elections has reported more filings in the Brevard municipal races but none in the Rosman races, so far. Councilwoman Maureen Copelof made it official, filing for mayor and joining Dee Dee... — Updated 7/7/2021


Two Important Events

In a few days, two important events will occur in Transylvania County, two events that are critically connected. On Sunday, the nation will commemorate the Declaration Of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776,... — Updated 6/30/2021


Family And Friends Honor Howard 'Sarge' Thiele

On Saturday, June 19, members of the community joined the Transylvania County Honor Guard and the Thiele family at the local VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post to celebrate and hon... — Updated 6/23/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Work On Clemson Plaza Gets Underway

Last Thursday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the proposed Clemson Plaza, a longstanding initiative of Brevard City Council for improving the small open space at the corner... — Updated 6/7/2021


Chuck Chapman Plans To Run For Brevard Mayor

Local resident Chuck Chapman has announced he plans to file for Brevard mayor in the upcoming election. In a news release, Chapman laid out his major reasons for running: •To... — Updated 6/2/2021


Good Job, Mayor Harris

Mayor Jimmy Harris frequently refers to Brevard as “an above average” city. He is correct. If anything, he is understating the quality of this small city we call home. At a time when other small communities in North Carolina... — Updated 6/2/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

AG Stein Wants To Hear HCA Feedback

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein is asking residents of Brevard and Transylvania County to contact his office with concerns they may have about their experiences with HCA Healthcare, the hospital conglomerate that acquired... — Updated 5/24/2021


Jimmy Harris Says He Won't Seek Re-election

Jimmy Harris, Brevard’s longest serving mayor, surprised many late last week when he announced he would not seek another term in November. Harris, first elected mayor in 1999, has been for many the face of the city, omnipresent... — Updated 5/24/2021


Rodriguez To Speak At Memorial Day Program

On Saturday, May 29, the public is invited as Transylvania County honors fallen service members in a ceremony at the courthouse gazebo at 10 a.m. The program is as follows:... — Updated 5/24/2021


Jimmy Harris, Brevard's Longest-Serving Mayor, Won't Seek Reelection

After leading the city of Brevard through the worst health and economic crisis in its history, Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris has decided not to run for public office this November,... — Updated 5/24/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

City OKs Event Reviews – Brevard, NC

Though there will be no White Squirrel or Fourth of July festivals this year, special event permits that follow the Gov.’s Executive Order guidelines could still be approved by city of Brevard staff. On Monday Brevard City... — Updated 4/21/2021


RESOLUTION NO. 2021- 12 - Closing Alley Between Railroad and Whitmire Street


 By Sellers Shook    News

Yesica Rosales Helps Build A Strong Learning Community

The first Latina graduate of Brevard High School, Yesica Rosales, now gives back to the community as a Second Language teacher assistant and translator for the Transylvania County Public Schools. Yesica remembers fondly her senior... — Updated 4/15/2021


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