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Woman In Critical Condition After Wheelchair Collision – Brevard, NC

As of this morning, 56-year-old Dawn Price remains in critical condition in the hospital after being hit by an SUV while crossing the Rosman Highway in her electric wheelchair on Wednesday. Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said Pri... — Updated 8/10/2020

 

UPDATE: Woman In Critical Condition After her Wheelchair Collides With SUV

As of Friday, 56-year-old Dawn Price remains in critical condition in hospital after being hit by an SUV while crossing the Rosman Highway in her electric wheelchair on Wednesday.... — Updated 8/7/2020

 

Hawkins Appointed To 'Racial Equity' Group – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve on the 23-member North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice. The task force had its first meeting Friday. Hawkins described the ta... — Updated 7/13/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Officials Comment On Crime Numbers During Pandemic-Brevard NC

Transylvania County law enforcement are reporting that overall criminal incidents and traffic accidents in 2020 are declining or holding steady but with increases in aggravated assault in the period between March and June when Gov.... — Updated 7/6/2020

 
 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 Alex Perri    News

Reunion, March Reject Racism-Brevard NC

It was over 30 years ago that Jvonne Hubbard was told she could no longer see her childhood best friend, Patience Camp. Camp is black. Hubbard is white. Hubbard said her father had... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Harris, Mahoney Comment On 'Defunding Police' – Transylvania County

In the wake of George Floyd's death on May 25 and the protests and riots that followed, nine of the 13 members of the Minneapolis City Council said they plan to vote to dismantle... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Black Community Members Hope For Change

Change and unification are what Tommy Kilgore hopes to see rise from the death of George Floyd. "A change is evident; change is coming," said Kilgore, president of the Transylvania... — Updated 6/10/2020

 

Confrontation Vs. De-escalation

Once the indelible video of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer – who has been charged with murder – went viral, it should have been apparent to every law enforcement leader in every major and mid-sized... — Updated 6/9/2020

 

Brevard Police Committed To Protecting Everyone

George Floyd. Say his name. We as a nation and law enforcement community should never forget his name. George Floyd was a victim at the hands of his protectors, four Minneapolis police officers. The actions of one officer and the... — Updated 6/8/2020

 
 By Jermiah Reed    News

Peaceful Protest Held At Courthouse-Brevard NC

At a time when civil unrest and demonstrations have boiled over in major cities across the nation and around the globe, Transylvania County was a beacon of hope on Tuesday, as... — Updated 6/4/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Business Responsibilities Unclear In COVID-19 Era-Brevard NC

With varying federal, state and local guidelines in place as different parts of the country begin to “reopen” businesses after COVID-19 related shutdowns, understanding who exactly is responsible for ensuring employee and... — Updated 6/1/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Despite Governor's Order, Some Gyms Open -Brevard NC

At a time when restaurants, salons, pools and other venues begin the process of reopening, gyms and fitness facilities remain closed via Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order. However,... — Updated 5/25/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

Retail Reopens Gradually In Phase One -Brevard NC

As a part of Gov. Roy Cooper's Executive Order 138, which eases restrictions on travel, business operations and mass gatherings, small, privately owned retail businesses were... — Updated 5/13/2020

 
 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 Alex Perri    COVID-19

Courts, Law Enforcement Facing Different Landscape -Brevard NC

In this newfound age of social distancing, the criminal justice system is grappling with how to serve the community while following the directives and guidelines set forth by state and national leaders. “Please be patient,... — Updated 3/23/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Three Injured In Wreck-Brevard NC

Gordon Family Pharmacy was open Wednesday, though the boarded-up windows of the store might have suggested otherwise in the aftermath of an accident on Tuesday in which a... — Updated 3/12/2020

 

Pisgah Legal Services To Host Free Domestic Violence Prevention Lunch – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Legal Services will host a free domestic violence prevention lunch and program on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, which is located at 256 E. Main St. in Brevard. Doors for lunch will open at 11:30... — Updated 2/17/2020

 

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

 

Recap Of Getting Ahead Graduation In December – Brevard, NC

Graduation was held on Dec. 11 for the Getting Ahead program at Sharing House. Getting Ahead is a 15-week program designed to examine the impact poverty has on individuals and the... — Updated 1/20/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Cat Café Owner Disputes State's Latest Findings – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Paws Cat Café on North Broad Street in Brevard received a “disapproved” follow-up facility-compliance inspection (FCI) from the N.C. Department of Agriculture (NCDA) on Oct. 23 but is being allowed to continue its opera... — Updated 11/22/2019

 

Taking Care Of Animals

In today’s Opinions of the Readers are two letters praising Erica Erickson, Paws, and the Pisgah Paws Cat Café in response to an article published in The Transylvania Times last week. At the heart of the matter is whether or... — Updated 9/30/2019

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

State Fines Pisgah Paws – Brevard, NC

The owner of Pisgah Paws Café on North Broad Street in Brevard will appeal an $850 fine by the N.C. Department of Agriculture (NCDA) on Sept. 12 for several code violations after an inspection. The civil penalty, according to the... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Man Faces Felonies After Shooting Incident – Brevard, NC

Brevard resident Scott Allen Dezwaan faces felony charges after his wife was injured in a shooting incident Sunday night on Palmer Street. Authorities arrested the 45-year-old Dezwaan after he allegedly shot a gun at his wife from... — Updated 8/21/2019

 

City Employees Praise Wellness Program – Brevard, NC

In response to questions regarding the city of Brevard’s Wellness Fitness Program for employees, nine department heads and employees recently gathered at City Hall to provide... — Updated 8/12/2019

 

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