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Cawthorn Ahead In Republican Primary Runoff Tuesday-Brevard NC

With nearly 95 percent of the vote reported, Republican Madison Cawthorn was ahead in the race to face Democrat Moe Davis in November for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District seat. With 298 of the 314 counties in the... — Updated 6/23/2020

 
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Forest Service Urges Caution On Fireworks Use

N.C. Forest Service officials urge the public to use extreme caution with fireworks to reduce the risk of igniting wildfires during Independence Day celebrations. "With the current... — Updated 7/3/2020

 
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Brevard Welcomes Its First Public Skatepark-Brevard NC

Eagerly awaited by city residents for nearly a decade, Brevard's first public skatepark is finally ready for skaters to drop-in, according to a press release. Brevard City Council... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
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Mary C. Jenkins Community Center

On Tuesday a ceremonial unveiling of the sign at the proposed site of the new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center in Brevard was held. City officials and residents involved in the... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News 

City OKs Budget, Property Purchase-Brevard NC

On Monday, Brevard City Council approved the 2020/2021 city budget for the fiscal year, which began Wednesday, and includes no tax increase and for capital projects to be deferred to September. As previously reported, City Manager... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
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Audio Recordings Of Government Meetings

The Transylvania Times is pleased to provide the most up-to-date recordings from recent government meetings. For a complete listing of recordings, visit https://... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News 

Local Dog Owners Say They're 'Thrilled' To See Dog Park Coming To Fruition -Brevard NC

When Katinka and Rodney Remus began generating public interest in a dog park in Brevard in 2014, Katinka remembered looking down at her 2-year-old Westie, Talley, to proclaim they... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    News 

County's Latest Reported Jobless Rate Stands At 10.3 Percent

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in May was 10.3 percent, down from 10.5 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
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Armadillo Sightings Likely To Increase In Transylvania-Brevard NC

Last Saturday, Sheila Johnson found an armadillo at her home in Lake Toxaway Estates. In the past few years, the county's N.C. Cooperative Extension office has heard of armadillo... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

State To Study Fees For DuPont-Brevard NC

New legislation coming out of Raleigh this month will look at DuPont State Recreational Forest's finances and study the possibility of enacting user fees in the future. Gov. Roy Coo... — Updated 6/30/2020

 

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

Now that Phase Two has been extended until July 17, will that have any impact on the graduation ceremonies planned for July 30 through Aug. 1? Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Jeff McDaris provided the following... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 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

 

COVID-19 Testing Sites For Henderson Co. June 30 And July 7

The Henderson County Health Department will offer two COVID-19 testing sites for the public on June 30 and July 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at East Henderson High School, 150 Eagle Pride Drive in East Flat Rock. The testing site will... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Account Given Of Rescue At Turtleback Falls

Sunday afternoon Don Sandy grabbed a girl's arm just as the current appeared to be taking her over Turtleback Falls in Pisgah National Forest. Sandy saw her slip after walking... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

DuPont State Forest Vistor Dies After Cardiac Arrest

A DuPont State Recerational Forest visitor died Sunday afternoon after suffering a cardiac event according to officials. Cedar Mountain Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a possible seizure on Triple Falls Trail around 2 p.m.... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

County Census Numbers Lagging-Brevard NC

In an effort to boost county response rate numbers for the 2020 Census in Transylvania County, local advocate Carol Gardner is campaigning in her community, Balsam Grove, to complete the decennial survey. There are several new... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Annual Budget-Brevard NC

On Monday the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $61,041,976 general fund budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. The tax rate will remain at $.636 cents per $100 of valuation, and the fi... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Dollar General Store Lawsuit Settled-Brevard NC

A settlement has been reached between the South Carolina Environ-mental Law Project (SCELP) and the developer (Broadway Group, LLC) of the Dollar General on U.S. 276. According to... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Fatality Reported At DuPont State Recreational Forest-Brevard NC

A DuPont State Recreational Forest visitor died Sunday afternoon after suffering a cardiac event, according to officials. Cedar Mountain Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a possible seizure on Triple Falls Trail around 2... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Pisgah Paws Cat Café Loses Animal Shelter Certificate-Brevard NC

On June 15, the Veterinary Division of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDACS) issued a “Notice of Revocation of Animal Shelter Certificate of Registration” to Pisgah Paws Cat Café and Emporium. The n... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 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 Matt McGregor    News

City To Vote On Budget At Special Meeting-Brevard NC

Last week Brevard City Council heard five special presentations, including the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget, which will be voted on during a special meeting on Monday, June 29. As well as the annual budget, which goes into effect... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Latest Bond Estimate Needs Trimming-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Board of Education Chair Tawny McCoy said the numbers presented at a recent School Bond Construction Committee between the proposed schematic designs and initial cost of completing those designs at the Brevard... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Laura Smith Named Teacher Of The Year-Brevard NC

In a nod to the ongoing health crisis, educators across Transylvania County Schools gathered in a public meeting livestreamed to the district's Facebook page for the surprise... — Updated 6/17/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Event Highlights Racial Injustice, Need To Vote-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Chapter of the NAACP led a public demonstration in front of the Transylvania County Courthouse Monday evening as a part of its "Morality Monday" series to protest... — Updated 6/17/2020

 

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