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 By Ray Tuers    News

Festival Donations To Club Exceed $1 Million

The 15th Annual Mountain Song Festival this fall brought the total amount in donations the event has yielded over the years to the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club to $1.1 million. “It’s truly remarkable what the festival has... — Updated 11/3/2021


Pumpkin Fest Announces Its October Schedule

Pumpkin Fest, a lighted carved-pumpkin Halloween spectacular, is returning to Silvermont Park in Brevard over four consecutive weekends this October after having to take an... — Updated 9/29/2021


Pumpkin Fest Set To Return, Needs Volunteers

It's Pumpkin time! The weather is feeling fine. The Friends of Silvermont are excited, after a year off, to bring the 6th Annual Pumpkin Fest 2021 back on the last four weekends in... — Updated 9/13/2021


New Book Benefits Children's Center

The Children’s Center of Transylvania County advocates for abused and neglected children and recently benefitted from the sales of Louise Stroup’s second book, “A White Squirrel’s Guide to Enjoying Brevard and Transylvania... — Updated 8/16/2021


Here's To The Sweetest Thing

It’s easy to agree with the old blues guitarist Mance Lipscomb who said, “Music is the sweetest thing in the world.” Transylvania County residents know how lucky we are to have music as a key part of our identity and... — Updated 7/14/2021


Downtown's Kiwi Gelato Closing Its Doors

A sweet era is coming to an end in downtown Brevard: After 13 years, Kiwi Gelato is closing its doors. Since 2007, Kiwi Gelato has been a beloved down-town staple for residents and... — Updated 5/31/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

City OKs Event Reviews – Brevard, NC

Though there will be no White Squirrel or Fourth of July festivals this year, special event permits that follow the Gov.’s Executive Order guidelines could still be approved by city of Brevard staff. On Monday Brevard City... — Updated 4/21/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

Business Owners Don't Feel They Have Been Treated Fairly By City – Brevard, NC

Two business owners are seeking clarity and an "equal playing field," they say, from city of Brevard leadership for the issuing of special event permits. Both Bruce Stewart, owner... — Updated 4/14/2021


A Look Back To The Year In News – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between January and June of 2020. July through December will appear in Monday's... — Updated 12/30/2020


2020: The Year That Wasn't

In many ways, it would be accurate to say 2020 was the year that wasn’t. There were no spring sports. There were no high school graduations. There were none of the special events and festivals we enjoy – no Assault on the... — Updated 12/30/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Glen Cannon Concert Raises Concerns – Transylvania County, NC

Concerns over a three-night concert planned at the former Glen Cannon golf course this Halloween weekend have been “elevated to the state level,” according to Transylvania County Health Director Elaine Russell. “All events... — Updated 10/27/2020


Wrong Time For Concert

Last week we expressed our concern that the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is allowing too few spectators for fall sports. On the other end of the spectrum is a plan by Asheville Music Hall and Harmonia to... — Updated 10/26/2020


Heart Of Brevard Planning Virtual Halloween Events – Brevard, NC

The Heart of Brevard announced last Thursday that the remainder of the 2020 event season would be held virtually. While events will look differently than they have in the past, Heart of Brevard officials are excited about the... — Updated 9/14/2020


Mountain Song, July 4th Festival Canceled – Brevard, NC

Summer festival goers will be met with more disappointment this season at the news that the Heart of Brevard’s Fourth of July Festival and the Mountain Song Festival (scheduled for Sept. 11-13) are canceled this year, along with... — Updated 6/10/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Reopened Retail Businesses Highlight Challenges-Brevard NC

With local businesses slowly reopening their doors over the past two weeks and Memorial Day weekend on the horizon, it's been a challenging process as owners struggle with piecing t... — Updated 5/20/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

City's Depot Park Nearing Completion- Brevard NC

The Depot Railroad Avenue Park is nearing completion and will arrive at its terminal on May 23, when the city of Brevard is scheduled to hold a dedication ceremony during the White... — Updated 3/16/2020


Brevard Music Center Seeks Volunteers For Landscaping, Hospitality And Concerts

(This is the second in a series of monthly articles about Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for Brevard Music Center (BMC). For more information about the activities of BMCA, visit... — Updated 2/26/2020


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


Pisgah Film House To Screen Short Films By Local Filmmakers – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Film House and Tamara "Tammy" Hopkins with FilmBrevardNC invite the community to come out for a screening of short films produced by Brevard-area filmmakers. The screenings w... — Updated 1/22/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

City To Consider Selling Land For Housing – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard’s planning staff will research the feasibility of selling an 8-acre piece of residentially zoned land off Cashier’s Valley Road, next to the Public Works Facility, to a housing assistance company to build... — Updated 8/27/2019


Use Your Voice And Vote

After the UNC-Charlotte, El Paso and Dayton mass shootings, Republicans refuse to allow consideration of legislation proven to reduce gun deaths. HB 86 protects gun ownership but requires a permit to own “assault weapons” as al... — Updated 8/12/2019


Connestee Falls News

How To Click In The Photo Business There’s more to photography than meets the eye — just ask Chris Wunder. When most people think of photography they think about light, color an... — Updated 6/26/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Social Media Posts Lead To Firings-Brevard, NC

Two part-time Brevard Fire Department employees were fired because of Facebook posts each made about Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland on Saturday, May 25, regarding Fatland’s military attire during the American Legion’s... — Updated 6/10/2019


City Manager Apologizes For Military Uniform Mix Up-Brevard NC

After facing criticism on social media for wearing a U.S. Air Force coat during the Memorial Day Parade at the White Squirrel Festival on May 25, Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland... — Updated 6/6/2019


Cedar Mountain News

McGaha Chapel Singalong By Charles Burden From Brevard and Dunn’s Rock, from See Off Mountain and Caesar’s Head, and especially from Cedar Mountain, with a smattering of... — Updated 6/6/2019


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