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Brevard's Best Days Are Still Ahead Of Us

Many of you have heard that “if you are standing still then, in fact, you are getting passed up.” I believe that is true in many respects and certainly true if you are talking about the progress of our community. The Transylvania Times reported...

 

Brevard Resident Creates 'Best In Show' Costume - Brevard NC

A towering, robotic figure called Bastion, equipped with weaponry and accompanied by a yellow bird perched in its shoulder, could be seen in the crowd at this year's Halloweenfest. The robot, tall...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 5, 2018

Hearing For Trail, Train Depot Set - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted three to two on holding a public input session on the Brevard Area Trails System, including the proposed construction of a train depot on Railroad Avenue. The input session...

 

Hooray for Halloweenfest - Brevard NC

Halloweenfest on Saturday again produced lots of great costumes and fun things for the whole family. Alex Ambrose took the top prize in the costume contest for his "Transformer." Rachel Malmin took...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 22, 2018

Abuse Victims Can Find It Hard To Talk - Brevard NC

Lying beneath the surface of what can be a day-to-day routine for some, are those who are in crisis and rendered voiceless, afraid to speak out against a violence that has confronted them at some point in their lives, a violence that is camouflaged...

 

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 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 relations director, has only been in town for two weeks...

 

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 and lives. Ivan, a category 5 storm, brought 17...

 

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...

 

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