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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

 By Matt McGregor    News

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... — Updated 11/25/2019


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... — Updated 11/20/2019


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... — Updated 11/11/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

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 t... — Updated 11/5/2019


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... — Updated 10/16/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

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... — Updated 9/18/2019


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