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Brevard Philharmonic Announces 2017-18 Season - Brevard, NC

With 54 applicants of the highest caliber from orchestras all over the world whittled down to four, Brevard Philharmonic is ready to announce its most exciting season to date. Artistic Director Search Season will open with the first concert and the...

 

Boosinger And Goforth To Perform At Songcatchers Series

Acclaimed musicians Laura Boosinger and Josh Goforth will perform for the Cradle of Forestry in America’s annual Songcatchers Music Series Sunday, July 16. Now in its 15th year, the series is held each Sunday afternoon in July, beginning at 4 p.m....

 

Open House Is Friday: Pisgah Dance Academy Students Win Awards

Pisgah Dance Academy company dancers have completed their competitions for the season with high honors, including special judges awards. The dancers' hard work and dedication earned them Gold, High...

 

Mitch Hayes Trio And Malcolm Holcombe To Play This Weekend - Brevard, NC

The Mitch Hayes Trio plays 185 King St. Friday at 8 p.m. Hayes is a talented singer/songwriter whose songs will take you on an emotional journey through timeless themes of love and loss, joy and sadne...

 

News of Organizations

Embroiderers Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild America will hold it next monthly meeting on Thursday, Aug. 3. The program will be a Show-in-Tell and a Stitch-In. Chapter members will show their completed needle art projects and...

 

Ruth Wilson Cairnes

Ruth Wilson Cairnes, 77, of Candler, formerly of Transylvania County, went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 10, 2017. A native of Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow and Maggie Stamey Wilson and the wife of the late Clyde...

 

Judith K. Smith

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, Judith K. (Parkhurst) Smith, 77, of Pisgah Forest, formerly of Lowell, Mass., died Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Elizabeth House in...

 

Legal Notices For July 13, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 17 E 195 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Burton Fleat Bass of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this... Full story

 

Local Food Fest At Saturday's Farmers' Market

Transylvania Farmers' Market for July 15 includes local produce and food samples, hot breakfast items, and activities for the kids from 8 a.m. to noon. The morning's events include: •Free local...

 

Use Of Taxpayer Money

As all of our elected officials claim to be committed to maximizing the efficiency of our tax dollars, can someone please report the purpose, tax dollar cost and who paid for the expense for the six-plus uniformed law enforcement officers who served...

 

The Budget As A Hostage

Monday afternoon Congressman Mark Meadows’ stated that he would lead an effort to shut down the federal government if funding for building a wall on the southwest U.S. border is not included in an upcoming appropriations bill. “My conversations...

 

Science vs. Religion

In 1925, John Scopes, a substitute teacher in Dayton, Tenn., was charged with teaching evolution in violation of Tennessee’s Butler Act. William Jennings Bryan, a religious fundamentalist, prosecuted Scopes. Clarence Darrow, the leading member of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 13, 2017

Aging Fish Hatchery Earmarked For Improvements - Pisgah Forest, NC

Numbers don't lie. Trout fishing is big business in western North Carolina. Statewide, trout fishing has a $384 million economic impact, according to a study published in 2015 for the North Carolina...

 

Church Activities

Boylston Baptist Boylston Baptist Church Vacation Bible School theme is “Galactic Starveyor.” Ages 3 years through high school are invited to come join the Vacation Bible School on July 16-21, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Boylston Baptist Church is...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 13, 2017

Mission, Blue Cross Blue Shield Have Differing Views

Contractual negotiations between the insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBS) and Mission Health came to a stalemate on July 5, with each party blaming the other for failure to come up with a reasonable plan. As previously...

 

Christine Stefula

Christine Stefula, 98, beloved wife of the late Steve Stefula, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 1, 2017, in her home at College Walk in Brevard. Born in Myjava, Slovak Republic (then...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    July 13, 2017

County Fares Well Compared To 'Peers'

For the past few years, as far as trends in jobless rates, wages, population growth and other factors, Transylvania County has been performing better than its “peer” counties. This was one of the findings from a presentation Tuesday by Josh...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 13, 2017

The City Of Brevard Receives National Main Street Accreditation - Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard has received National Main Street Accreditation for the third year in a row for its downtown revitalization. The accreditation is granted by the National Main Street Center, which is a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic...

 
 By Emily Shea    Lifestyles    July 13, 2017

Spencer Barton Skating Through Life Nicely

When Spencer Barton picked out his first skateboard at the age of 10 and began skating at a local skate park, he couldn't envision the fame and success that board would bring him. Now, at the age of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 13, 2017

Hospital Cost Differences Looked At - Brevard, NC

The question of cost differences between Transylvania Regional Hospital and Mission Health was recently brought up in a letter by Meredith Brooks, which was published in Monday’s edition of The Transylvania Times. In the letter, Brooks wrote that,...

 

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