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NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL ELECTION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA A municipal general election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, in Transylvania County to vote in the following contests: City of Brevard Mayor, Brevard City... — Updated 9/15/2021


Chamber Requests Public Input On Sept. 23 Candidate Forum

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual Candidates Forum on Thursday, Sept. 23, beginning at 5:30pm. Out of an abundance of caution and to ensure the safety of the candidates and community, the event will... — Updated 8/30/2021


The Common Good

Editor’s Note: The following guest editorial was written by Alice Wellborn, a former educator and member of the Transylvania County Board of Education, and is endorsed by The Transylvania Times. When Benjamin Franklin was asked w... — Updated 8/23/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Officials: Elections Office Works As A Court

The county Board of Elections (BOE) conference room began serving as the county's second courtroom last week, after the Board of Commissioners approved the room for court purposes... — Updated 8/9/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

New Board of Elections Takes Oath Of Office

The five members of the Transylvania County Board of Elections officially took the oath of office prior to the board's regular meeting last week. Heading up the group was Sara... — Updated 7/27/2021


Hein Joins Race For Brevard Mayor

Editor's Note: Each candidate who has filed to run in the upcoming municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman may submit a news release about their candidacy. Each release will be... — Updated 7/21/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Election Filing Period Ends, Campaign Races Set

The filing period for November’s municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman ended Friday, and the races are set, barring write-in campaigns. Four candidates have filed to replace Jimmy Harris as Brevard’s mayor. They are Chuck... — Updated 7/19/2021


Election Filing Continues

As of this morning, the county’s Board of Elections has reported more filings in the Brevard municipal races and one in the Rosman races. Chuck Chapman has joined Brevard Council-woman Maureen Copelof and Dee Dee Perkins, a... — Updated 7/12/2021


Municipal Candidate Filing Continues

Through Tuesday, the county’s Board of Elections has reported more filings in the Brevard municipal races but none in the Rosman races, so far. Councilwoman Maureen Copelof made it official, filing for mayor and joining Dee Dee... — Updated 7/7/2021


State Board Appoints Members To Local Boards of Elections

Last week, the State Board of Elections on Tuesday appointed four members to all 100 county boards of elections – the latest class of elections officials working to administer and safeguard elections. “We are happy to welcome n... — Updated 7/5/2021


Two Important Events

In a few days, two important events will occur in Transylvania County, two events that are critically connected. On Sunday, the nation will commemorate the Declaration Of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776,... — Updated 6/30/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Budget, Tax Increase

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved its 2021/2022 budget Monday, which includes tax increases to help pay for fire and rescue services and solid waste operations. The ad valorem property tax rate for the county... — Updated 6/23/2021


David Morrow Recognized For Board Of Elections Tenure

Last week, David P. Morrow was recognized for his service on the Transylvania County Board of Elections. Morrow, who is stepping down from the position, was appointed in July 2009.... — Updated 6/14/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Second Courtroom Decision Back On The Table

The county is back looking for a location for a second courtroom until a new courthouse is built after scrapping the plans to use the elections office conference room. During last week’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting, County... — Updated 5/31/2021


Karen Brinson Bell Reappointed As State Board Of Elections Director

The State Board of Elections on Friday reappointed Karen Brinson Bell to a two-year term as the board’s executive director. Brinson Bell, formerly the Transylvania County Board of Elections’ director, has served as executive... — Updated 5/17/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Manager Presents County Budget

On Monday, County Manager Jaime Laughter presented her proposed $67.9 million budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, which calls for a decrease in the property tax rate and to keep spending fairly flat across the board. Laughter,... — Updated 4/28/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Some Commissioners Mention Pausing The Process

Recently, Transylvania Commissioners David Guice and Teresa McCall have publically suggested stopping the current $68 million school bond process and taking another look at the plans to make major renovations at Brevard High and... — Updated 4/26/2021


Woodhull To Discuss 'What You Ought To Know About The Military'

On Wednesday, April 21, from 2 to 3 p.m., USAF U-2 Pilot Colonel Richard G. "Duke" Woodhull, Jr. (Ret.) will present the program "What You Ought to Know About the Military." The... — Updated 4/15/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Elections' Conference Room To Serve As Courtroom – Transylvania County, NC

On Monday, Transylvania County commissioners backed, for the short term, using the Board of Elections’ conference room as a temporary second courtroom to help with non-jury court cases. The second courtroom in the current... — Updated 4/14/2021


Since 2005, Courthouse Has Generated A Lot Of Study, Talk

Construction on the Transylvania County Courthouse was started in 1879 and completed in 1881. In 1979, the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, th... — Updated 4/12/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Officials: A Second Courtroom Critical – Transylvania County, NC

Options for a needed second courtroom space will be discussed today during the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners' regular meeting. The second courtroom in the current... — Updated 4/12/2021


Blue Ridge Quilts Of Valor Presents Quilts To Local Veterans

On March 26, three handmade patriotic quilts were presented to U.S. Air Force veterans Charles Gosnell, Alex Richey, and Jim Schenfield in the Transylvania County Board of Elections meeting room. Charles Gosnell served in the U.S.... — Updated 4/1/2021


Transylvania County Schools Accept 'NC First In FAFSA' Challenge

The NAACP of Transylvania County is proud to announce that it will grant the first annual scholarship from the Carle Wilson Fund for Education and the Arts. While the fund will give precedence to applications for study in music or... — Updated 3/31/2021


NAACP Announces Carle Wilson Fund For Education And The Arts

The NAACP of Transylvania County is proud to announce that it will grant the first annual scholarship from the Carle Wilson Fund for Education and the Arts. While the fund will... — Updated 3/31/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

DSS, Elections, Planning And Transportation Updates – Transylvania County, NC

Editor’s Note: During the Board of Commissioners’ last meeting, county departments and offices continued to give their semi-annual reports, focusing, in general, on accomplishments, trends and goals, as part of the kickoff to... — Updated 3/8/2021


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