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County Wants Input On New Recreation Director-Brevard NC

Transylvania County government released a new survey Thursday as it begins the process of identifying its next Parks and Recreation director. The new survey, available both in an online format as well as a physical paper version, allows citizens to...

Etowah Valley Hosts Annual Vernon Gardner Memorial

It was a beautiful day for golf last Friday as the Etowah Valley Country Club played host to the 14th annual Vernon Gardner Memorial golf tournament. The event, put on by the Transylvania Youth...

Important Primaries

For each election cycle, The Transylvania Times allows local and state candidates a press release announcing their candidacy, their qualifications, their reasons for seeking office, their positions on certain issues, etc. On the first day of...

Brevard Community Band Announces 2018 Concerts

The Brevard Commun-ity Band will present two Sunday afternoon concerts during its 2018 season. On June 10, the band will perform at the Brevard Music Center's Strauss Auditorium. The program features ...

Candidate Profiles: Commissioners

Two open commissioner seats will be on the ballot in November. Incumbent commissioners Larry Chapman and Kelvin Phillips have chosen not to file again. No Democrats filed to run, while three...

Candidate Profiles: Clerk of Court

Incumbent Kristi Brown is facing a challenge from Jason Chappell in the Republican primary. No Democrats filed. Kristi Brown Age: 51 Family: Husband, David, and two children, Matthew and Hope....

Candidate Profiles: District Attorney

Incumbent District Attorney Greg Newman is facing a challenge from Mary Hollocker in the Republican primary. No Democrat filed to run. Mary Ann Hollocker Age: 49 Family: Husband, a daughter and son. ...

Candidate Profiles: Congress

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows and Chuck Archerd have filed to run in the Republican primary for the District 11 seat in Congress. Archerd did not respond for the Q&A. D. Scott Donaldson, Phillip...

United Way And Unite Us Announce Partnership

Monday, United Way of North Carolina, which manages the statewide NC 2-1-1 information and referral system, and Unite Us, a leading care coordination platform that enab-les health care and social services to seamlessly work together, announced the...

Clarkes Celebrating 60th Wedding Anniversary

William D. Clarke III (Billy) and Marianna Johnston Clarke are celebrating their 60th anniversary this week. They were married in their hometown of Tampa, Fla., at Palma Ceia Baptist Church, April...

Flag Pole Dedication To Be Held At Davidson River Cemetery

The community is invited to the dedication of the new flag pole at Davidson River Cemetery. The Transylvania County Honor Guard and the Davidson River Cemetery Board of Trustees are honored to hold a special dedication of the newly erected flag...

Linda "Carol" Wintter Bryant

Linda "Carol" Wintter Bryant, 71, of Lake Toxa-way, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Bill and Pinkie Wintter. She was a teacher and a "teacher of teachers." She...

Sidney Schwager

Sidney Schwager, 85, of New York, died suddenly April 13, 2018. Born in Coney Island, N.Y., he lived all of his life in New York, including the Bronx, Larchmont and Manhattan. He devoted his career...

Registration For Kindergarten In Full Swing

Dozens of young families came out to the recent Kindergarten Readiness Rally, where they connected with schools, agencies and nonprofits offering vital services. The excitement continues with...

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