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Abandoned Animals

A week ago neighbors abandoned their house, leaving front and back doors open with animals out in the yard to fend for themselves. Two big hounds, a number of puppies and a pig had no water and no food for over a week. Near the end of the week after...

 

Good Realtor

I would like to share my recent experience with a local realtor. A few weeks ago I agreed to help my Mother sell her home. After finding out one local realtor was an old acquaintance, I called him up. I told him our plans to sell our home and buy...

 

The New Hillary

Are you ready for the New Hillary? In this letter I will refer to Mrs. Hillary Clinton as “Hillary” as she apparently now prefers to go by this name, at least until November 2016. Let me begin by saying what the “new” Hillary is not. •...

 

Pardee Is An Option

For any woman who is postponing a mammogram at Transylvania Regional Hospital due to rough and painful treatment, and the management’s failure repeatedly to take this seriously, let me recommend Pardee’s Mammography Department where the...

 

Clarinetist Steve Cohen And Pianist Kay Kim To Perform – Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center in partnership with Brevard College presents its First Mondays concert series May 4, at 12:30 p.m. in Scott Concert Hall at the Porter Center for Performing Arts on the...

 

Library Celebrates Children's Book Week May 4-8 – Brevard NC

In celebration of Children’s Book Week (May 4-8), the Transylvania County Library will be offering fun ways to engage young people with books and reading. Drop-in crafts and activities will be available during library hours Monday through Friday, w...

 

Mountain Song To Produce Two Big Events – Brevard NC

Mountain Song Productions and Brevard Music Center will present a special concert performance with the Steep Canyon Rangers and Brevard Sinfonia with Ken Lam conducting on Tuesday, June 30. Although...

 

Build A Beautiful Home For Butterflies

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Cambron, Kristy. “A Sparrow in Terezin.” (Hidden Masterpiece Novel 2). Two women connect across centuries through a little girl who survived the Holocaust. Sera James,...

 

Breaking Ground

Last Wednesday, Brevard College held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new 84-bed residence hall. Approximately 50 people, including several people involved with the project were in attendance. Pam...

 

TCH, RES And RMS Honor Rolls Released

T.C. Henderson Elementary The following students were named to the T.C. Henderson Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. Third Grade A Honor Roll McKenna Baker, John Fisher and Shelby Tinsley. Third Grade...

 

Aspiring Artist

Brevard High School senior Coleman Woody was recently awarded a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for his piece, titled "Subconscious," in the Congressional Art Competition for high...

 

Taste Of Transylvania Tickets Available – Brevard NC

The hottest tickets in town are on sale online right now for the fourth annual Taste of Transylvania. Seats are limited for this unique small plate and auction event, and last year was another sellout. This year’s event will take place Tuesday, May...

 

Stretching Body And Mind For Confidence

It seems counter-intuitive, but in order to dance with grace and intention, one has to start from the ground up and sometimes lie down. Brevard High School dance teacher Eva Cavros, who has grown the...

 

BMS Students Earn Seats In All-State Band – Brevard NC

Brevard Middle School band students Luke Milligan and John Nguyen already play at the head of the class. Now they're both taking their skills to Greensboro and the All-State Band Clinic, in a rare...

 

BC Bound

Three Rosman High School cheerleaders signed letters of intent recently to attend Brevard College and cheer for the Tornados' sports teams. They are (from left): Hayleigh Mann, Emily Robinson and Megan Dodson. Robinson plans to major in psychology,...

 

Eagles Make It Season Sweep With 5-3 Win – Rosman NC

Rosman spotted the visiting Eagles three runs in the top of the first and never recovered in a 6-4 loss to visiting Hiwassee Dam Friday afternoon in Smoky Mountain Conference baseball action. The...

 

First-Place Lady Eagles Blank Lady Tigers 7-0 Friday – Rosman NC

Rosman's hot streak was ended by conference powerhouse Hiwassee Dam Friday afternoon in a 7-0 loss to the Lady Eagles in Smoky Mountain Conference softball action. After winning three of their last...

 

Lady Blue Devils Top East, Brevard Baseball Falls 7-6 – Brevard NC

The Blue Devils and Eagles split a pair of contests Thursday, with Brevard High School softball winning and the East Henderson baseball team holding on for a 7-6 victory. In softball action, the Lady Blue Devils got off to a slow start, but poured...

 

Lady Blue Devils Lose Heartbreaker 3-2 – Brevard NC

For 90 minutes the Lady Blue Devils matched the Lady Eagles shot-for-shot in their Wednesday night soccer contest. But in the final half-minute, the Lady Eagles found the back of the net to send...

 

Blue Devils Mop Up Tuscola In Regular Season Finale – Brevard NC

Blue Devil Charles Kang returns a shot in his victory at number-six singles Thursday against Tuscola. The Blue Devils wrapped up the regular season with a 9-0 victory over the visiting Mountaineers,...

 

Coming Thursday

Brevard High School will host the opening round of the 2-A state dual-team tennis tournament Tuesday afternoon at the Brevard College McCoy Tennis Complex. First serve is set for 4 p.m. against Surry Central (6-5). A win will likely pit the Blue...

 

Tornado Baseball Falls 12-3 In SAC Conference Tourney – Brevard NC

Playing its first postseason game since 2012 and seeking its first conference tournament win in the Division II era, seventh-seeded Brevard fell victim to a six-run Anderson seventh inning in a 12-3 loss to the sixth-seeded Trojans in the opening...

 

Correction

Lady Blue Devil senior Meleah Owens was misidentified in recent editions of The Transylvania Times. The Times regrets the error....

 

Frank Owen

Frank Owen, 91, of Balsam Grove, went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 26, 2015. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Ephraim and Laurie McCall Owen, and was the husband of the late Bessie Galloway Owen. He was also preceded...

 

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