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 By Joni Pavlik    News 

Korean War Veteran Receives Quilt Of Valor

Monday, July 27, marked the 67th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice agreement, which ended hostilities, though the war has never officially ended. That day also marked a... — Updated 8/3/2020

 
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Brevard Receives Grants For Water Projects

N.C. Rep. Jake Johnson recently announced that funding has been provided to forgive loans the city of Brevard had incurred in an effort to revamp its water and sewer system. In recent years there have been major improvements made... — Updated 8/3/2020

 

Brevard Welcomes Its First Public Skatepark-Brevard NC

Eagerly awaited by city residents for nearly a decade, Brevard's first public skatepark is finally ready for skaters to drop-in, according to a press release. Brevard City Council... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Discusses Complaints About Project Status-Brevard NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council addressed a complaint about city-project progress and heard special presentations. In the Monday, June 8, issue of The Transylvania Times, Aaron Baker, Transylvania Tourism board... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Discusses Streetscape Program Changes-Brevard NC

On Monday, Brevard City Council discussed the strategy for a new Streetscape Pilot Program (SPP) to replace the recently abandoned design, and members discussed what went wrong... — Updated 6/17/2020

 

Nominate Someone Who Has Made Positive Changes During COVID-19 Pandemic In County

Transylvania County SCORE is leading a local effort to seek nominations from the public to recognize local people and/or organizations that have made positive changes during the current COVID-19 pandemic. A selection committee... — Updated 6/11/2020

 

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Landscaping Project Underway At Depot-Brevard NC

Things are happening at the Railroad Avenue Depot Park. The Transylvania Garden Club (TGC) has embarked on a plan to landscape the area surrounding the pedestrian bridge and other... — Updated 6/1/2020

 

Brevard City Hall To Reopen To Public

The city of Brevard will reopen City Hall to the public on Monday, June 1, at 8:30 a.m. Mayor Jimmy Harris will have the honor of officially unlocking the doors. City Hall and city... — Updated 5/27/2020

 

Wreath Laying Ceremony Held For Memorial Day

The Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, Daughters of the American Revolution and Children of the American Revolution held a Memorial Day ceremony at the Transylvania... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

Disagrees With Dinkins

I was amazed and astounded reading Ms. Dinkins comments concerning the city of Brevard’s response to the COVID-19 virus. Personally, I found her comments distressing and I totally disagree with Dinkins’ comments concerning our... — Updated 5/25/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Dinkins Unhappy At City Response To Virus-Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s response time to COVID-19 was called into question, with more frequent meetings suggested, at Monday’s City Council meeting. In closing remarks, Councilwoman Geraldine Dinkins said she felt like the city... — Updated 5/20/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

City Donates To Relief Fund - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted to donate $5,000 to the Transylvania Tomorrow emergency relief fund, a grant program initiative to assist the county’s small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The fund has received roughly... — Updated 5/4/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Split On Skate Park -Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted 3 to 2 against a motion to amend the 2018 Skate Park resolution that would have allowed the Tannery Park Skate Park Task Force to hire outside help to... — Updated 5/4/2020

 

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris Addresses Current Crisis – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at... — Updated 3/19/2020 Full story

 

Mayor, City Council Members Comment On Depot–Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Mayor Jimmy Harris and Brevard Council were contacted for comment about the Depot Railroad Avenue Park. Only Councilwoman Geraldine Dinkins didn’t respond, as of going to press. Mayor Jimmy Harris: This project i... — Updated 3/17/2020

 

Eastern Star Honors Carolyn Winchester For Service

Over 100 people from across the state gathered for a dinner and special meeting at the Masonic Temple recently to celebrate 93-year-old Carolyn Winchester’s 75 years of service... — Updated 3/4/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

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 througho... — Updated 2/24/2020

 

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... — Updated 2/3/2020

 

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... — Updated 1/29/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

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 ev... — Updated 1/27/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

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... — Updated 1/22/2020

 

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... — Updated 1/10/2020

 

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... — Updated 12/31/2019

 

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,... — Updated 12/5/2019

 

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