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Partisan Board Election Coming

Filing for the May 8 primaries begins Feb. 12 and will include for the first time partisan elections for the Transylvania County Board of Education. As previously reported, in 2016 Chris Whitmire, then state representative for District 113, which...

Tornados Place Third In Omnium, Capture Relay Title

The Brevard College cyclocross team returned to the course Thursday afternoon and placed third in the overall Varsity Team Omnium at the USA Cycling National Championships. The Tornados, who...

America's Ethos

Today we commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. There will be marches, speeches, dinners and other events to honor King, a man who pursued the dream first espoused by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence, that “…all...

New At The Library: News Anchor Discusses Benefits Of Meditation

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Cornwell, Bernard. “Fools and Mortals.” Richard Shakespeare is not well-known like his brother, William. In fact he is an actor struggling to make ends meet. The...

United Way Opens Grant Cycle Request For Proposals (RFPs)

United Way of Transyl-vania County (UWTC) will host its annual Requests for Proposal (RFP) informational meeting for nonprofit agencies from 3 until 5 p.m., Friday, Jan 19, in the Carlson Conference...

Shop Wild And Local

There's nothing like a few weeks of real North Carolina mountain winter weather to bring one's awareness back to necessity mode. As everyone buckles down for a while, just the sense of preparedness...

Picturing The Past: Railroad Dramatically Boosted Brevard's Population - Brevard, NC

In 1894 the railroad arrived in Brevard bringing with it a new era. Branson's Business Directory lists the population of Brevard as 350 in 1890; by 1896 it was 500. According to the U.S. Federal...

James Edward Austin

James Edward Austin, 88, of Pisgah Forest, was taken home by the angels Jan. 10, 2018. Born in Leicester, N.C., he was one of seven children of Walter and Docia Austin. The family moved to Transylvania County in 1944. He served in the Air Force for...

Tommie Raymond Collins

Tommie Raymond Collins, 56, of Brevard, passed away Jan. 10, 2018, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. A native of Transylvania County, he is a son of Georgia Pauline Crane Collins, of Kings Mountain, ...

Everyday Education: Leadership And Innovation Recognized Statewide

There's a saying in education: You don't prepare students for your past; you prepare them for their future. It's a daunting goal, one that Transylvania County Schools superintendent Jeff McDaris...

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