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 By Matthew McGregor    News

Pisgah Pete Set To Predict, Squirrel Count Returning

Brevard's white squirrel ambassador, Pisgah Pete, returns this Saturday to predict whether there will be six more weeks of winter, but have you ever wondered how many white squirrel... — Updated 1/30/2019

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Approves Crosswalk Beacons

Brevard City Council approved purchasing two rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRRB) for the crosswalk on Ecusta Road near the City Sports Complex and on Broad Street between Brevard College and First United Methodist Church.... — Updated 1/28/2019

 
 By Park Baker    News

Voices Raised In Celebration, Unity - Brevard, NC

The community celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday night during the annual "Unity in the Community" event that began with a march from Bethel "A" Baptist church... — Updated 1/25/2019

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica... — Updated 12/31/2018

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Council OKs Skate Park - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has unanimously approved the construction of the Tannery Skate Park, which would be the first constructed amenity in the proposed park’s master plan. The council’s decision during its regular meeting... — Updated 10/10/2018

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Firing Range To Get Second Hearing - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved a rehearing for the Brevard Police Department’s application for a special-use permit to build an outdoor firing range near the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek... — Updated 10/3/2018

 
 By Park Baker    News

Board Rejects Shooting Range - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard Board of Adjustment unanimously denied the police department’s application last week for a new outdoor firing range located upstream of the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek Road. The board, citing a... — Updated 9/10/2018

 

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... — Updated 9/5/2018

 

Shooting Victim Dies - Brevard NC

Waybern Shelton, who was shot during an Aug. 17 robbery at the Cardinal Drive-In, died Monday morning, according to Police Chief Phil Harris. The 68-year-old was shot by a suspect who is still at large. The investigation is still... — Updated 9/5/2018

 
 By Geraldine Dinkins    News

Skate Park Effort Started - Brevard NC

Ask 9-year-old Davis Ashworth what he would give to make a skate park in Brevard a reality and his answer is emphatic and comes with a challenge. “I want to give my allowance to help make the park,” said Ashworth, a Brevard... — Updated 9/4/2018

 

BPD Grows Beards To Strike Out Cancer

Local residents may have noticed over the past several weeks that many of the boys in blue at the Brevard Police Department (BPD) are sporting more than a 5 o'clock shadow.... — Updated 8/27/2018

 

Legal Notices: August 2, 2018

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given that Transylvania County is soliciting proposals from professional firms to implement a new software system to satisfy its F... — Updated 8/1/2018

 

Legal Notices: July 26, 2018

17 SP 114 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by John R. Barber and Karen D. Barber to WFG National Title Insurance... — Updated 7/25/2018

 

Firing Range Is No Danger To Water

City of Brevard and state officials said the new open-air firing range, which will be behind the city’s water treatment plant off Cathey’s Creek Road, will be built in accordance with state environmental guidelines to prevent... — Updated 7/16/2018

 
 By Park Baker    News

Local Group Wants More Conversations On Guns - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part story about the local chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. The first part appeared in Monday’s paper Emily Walthall, a member of the local chapter of Moms... — Updated 7/4/2018

 
 By Park Baker    News

Moms Taking Action - Transylvania County, NC

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part story about the local chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. On top of constructive conversation, local attorney Emily Walthall said she just wants some common... — Updated 7/2/2018

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Firing Range Planned For City Property

A new open-air firing range for the Brevard Police Department is being built behind the city's water treatment plant off Cathey's Creek Road, and it has two neighbors concerned.... — Updated 6/13/2018

 

Lawsuit Filed After Squirrel Box Derby Accident-Brevard

A lawsuit has been filed claiming the Transylvania County Board of Education, the Heart of Brevard and others were negligent in the May 27 accident during the Squirrel Box Derby races. Tanne Trawick, one of six people who were... — Updated 6/6/2018

 

Person Injured During Box Derby Race Dies-Brevard NC

Gary Kendrick, one of the six people injured May 27 during the box derby race at the White Squirrel Festival, has died. Kendrick, 66, died Saturday at Mission Hospital in... — Updated 6/5/2018

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Spectators Injured During Box Derby Races At Festival

A box derby car swerved into a group of people watching a race Sunday evening during the White Squirrel Festival, causing several injuries. The accident occurred at about 5 p.m. as two racers were going down North Broad Street in B... — Updated 5/28/2018

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Police Investigating Damage To Ingles Roof

The Brevard Police Department is investigating criminal damage to the Ingles market roof that was reported Wednesday. Initially, an official at Ingles reported the leaks were the result of the rain when Ingles had to close Wednesda... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Police: Holes In Ingles Roof Were Deliberate-Brevard NC

The Brevard Police Department is investigating criminal damage to the Ingles Market roof that was reported Wednesday. Initially, an official at Ingles reported the leaks were the... — Updated 5/18/2018

 
 By Park Baker    News

Local Panel Has Its Say On Gun Violence

Recently, roughly 130 community members gathered for a discussion about gun control, mental health and legal loopholes present in both the federal government and state laws concerning access to firearms. Brevard Police Chief Phil... — Updated 5/9/2018

 
 By Park Baker    News

Different Perspectives Get Heard During Guns Discussion

Recently, roughly 130 community members gathered for a discussion about gun control, mental health and legal loopholes present in both the federal government and state laws concerning access to firearms. The discussion was put... — Updated 5/7/2018

 

Civility And Common Ground

Gun violence is one of those issues to which people often respond viscerally. There are vehement arguments but little rational discussion. As a result, animosity between those with differing opinions grows and the common ground dim... — Updated 5/2/2018

 

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