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 By Park Baker    News    October 1, 2018

Effort Eyes Collecting $1 At A Time - Brevard NC

Brenda Birrell is just visiting Brevard, but while she is here she is on a mission to raise $6,000 for the One Dollar For Life (ODFL) nonprofit. Birrell, the ODFL’s program manager and media...

 

A Depot That Does What? - Brevard NC

As a Brevard home and business owner, I am in disbelief that our city leaders have voted 4-1 to spend more than $400,000 in city funds, on a $530,000 “pavilion for performance arts, a meeting hall, and a rest stop for cyclists and walkers on the...

 

Council To Look At Depot Proposal - Brevard NC

The construction of a railroad depot, which would be part restoration and part recreation of the city of Brevard's old depot torn down in 1981, could come to fruition if the city council approves the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 13, 2018

Florence's Potential Local Impact Unclear - Brevard NC

As Hurricane Florence approaches landfall, Transylvania County residents might recall back-to-back hurricanes Frances and Ivan in 2004 that brought torrential rains, devastated crops, roads, homes...

 

Free Rein Center Hosts The Mane Event Gala

The Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education will host its annual "The Mane Event" fundraising gala from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the newly renovated Connestee Falls Overlook...

 

DAR Chapter Received Proclamation For Constitution Week Sept. 17-23

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...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 23, 2018

Council Suspends Parking-In-Lieu-Of Fee Increase - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council approved a motion Monday to suspend the city’s parking-in-lieu-of fee sche-dule until next year’s budget discussion. Parking in-lieu-of is an option for developers or businesses within the downtown mixed use and neighborhood...

 

Founders' Day Fair And Brevard's Got Talent Show Planned

The Transylvania Heritage Museum will hold its 10th annual Founders' Day Fair on Saturday, Sept. 1. This year the festivities will be from 12:30-5 p.m. and will include a special Brevard's Got Talent...

 

First Paws 4 Humanity Event A Fun-Filled Success

On Saturday, July 14, a group of animal lovers and their furry friends gathered at the Transylvania County youth baseball and soccer fields for an enjoyable morning of shared experiences. The day...

 

BHA Unveils New Laundry And Resource Facilities

Residents and community members joined the Brevard Housing Authority (BHA) Friday, June 29, for the ribbon cutting of its new laundry and resource facilities during a community social event. BHA unvei...

 

July 4 Celebrations Ready To Swing Into Action - Brevard, NC

There's no better way to commemorate Independence Day with friends and family than the Heart of Brevard's downtown Fourth of July celebration on Wednesday. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street will...

 

PAWS 4 Humanity Eyes Helping The Homeless - Brevard, NC

The Haven of Transylvania County is sponsoring a brand-new family/dog-friendly event called PAWS 4 Humanity from 9:30 a.m. to noon, July 14, at the Transylvania County Sports Complex. The goal is to...

 

DAR Members Present 'A Salute To Dorothy Schieve, WAC In WW II'

On June 12 at 2 p.m., Dorothy Wilson Schieve processed on the arm of Col. Richard G. Woodhull to her seat of honor in the Activities Room at Cedar Mountain House where she is a resident. Members of th...

 

Special Olympics Transylvania To Hold Spring Games Sat., May 19

This Saturday, May 19, Transylvania Special Olym-pics will hold its spring games at Brevard College. The “Flame of Hope” will leave the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Department at 8 a.m. and arrive at the track at Brevard College for the...

 

Thanks To Community Effort, Old Glory Flies At Davidson River Cemetery

By Michel Robertson On a beautiful spring morning under a clear blue sky, dozens of spectators gazed upward as veterans raised the American flag over the Davidson River Cemetery, accompanied by tenor...

 

For 2018 Season: Brevard Bites Food Tours Adds Restaurants

Brevard Bites Food Tours has announced the kick-off of the Brevard-based company's 2018 season and other big changes for their food enthusiasts. The food tour company offers guided culinary walking...

 

National Day Of Prayer Ceremonies Planned

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress and signed into law by President...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 23, 2018

City Looking To Extend Its Path

Brevard City Council has voted to approve an application for grant funds from the N.C. Parks and Recreation Trust Fund to help extend the multi-use path. During last week’s regular meeting, the council approved the application. The city has...

 
 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...

 

For WNC Military History Museum: Community Leaders Offer Ideas For Growth

Eleven Transylvania leaders met at the WNC Military History Museum on March 20 for a luncheon roundtable to discuss growth of the museum. The mission of the museum is to honor, educate and preserve...

 

Council Awards Officers

During its regular meeting last week, Brevard City Council recognized several law enforcement officials for “lifesaving” and “valor.” Cindy Hyder was awarded the Lifesaving Award by the Brevard Police Department (BPD). Hyder was a BPD...

 

City Considering Greater Density For Residential - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council voted 3-2 Monday on text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), which would allow for higher densities in particular zoning districts. The amendments, according to a city staff report, address the “many...

 

Guest Column: Progress Made On The Railroad Depot Project - Brevard, NC

I am excited, and many of you are too, that the old Railroad Depot is going to be recreated and relocated on Railroad Avenue. Several weeks ago, before Christmas, Greg Frady and I visited my good friend, Tim Hall, where he shared in conversation...

 

Pisgah Pete: 6 More Weeks Of Winter - Brevard, NC

It's official – Pisgah Pete, Brevard's own white squirrel meteorologist, has predicted six more weeks of winter. The news was a disappointment to the crowd, which included two area TV news crews,...

 

Train Depot Is Great Idea

I read the Monday, Jan. 29, opinion by Hayley Putnam, and I respect that Hayley is concerned for many good organizations. Our Mayor (Jimmy Harris) and his children all volunteer at several establishments, most recently at the Bread of Life, where...

 

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