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Art Spark Auction To Benefit TC Arts Council - Brevard, NC

An "Al Fresco Italian Evening" will be presented by the Transylvania Community Arts Council at their annual Art Spark Art Auction on Sunday, Aug. 13, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event will be held at the...

 

NEW: Victim Identified, Three Now Charged In Early Morning Stabbing Death Case-Brevard NC

The victim in the deadly stabbing incident Thursday morning in Brevard was identified as 18-year-old Saul N. Ayala, while a third person has been charged with first-degree murder in the case. The Brevard Police Department (BPD) released the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    July 20, 2017

Board Discusses Health Insurance, Budget And Bond

The Transylvania County Board of Education discussed changes in the 2017-18 budget, the impact of an impasse between Mission Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield, and moving forward with a bond referendum at their meeting Monday night. Superintendent...

 

Pam Taylor And Mia Rose Lynne To Play In Brevard - Brevard, NC

Pam Taylor takes the stage at the newly renovated stage at 185 King St. at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 21. Taylor is an American roots musician born and bred in the South who is well versed in the blues....

 

Safety A Factor In Solar Eclipse Viewing

On Tuesday, children and adults attended a special program at the county library about the upcoming solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Using cereal, mailing and other boxes they were taught how to make safe...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 20, 2017

Logging Causing Issues In Creek

A logging operation on 461 acres in the Courthouse Creek area of Pisgah National Forest is underway, but sedimentation in the Class C trout stream has some upset. Photos taken during and after a...

 

Brevard's Number 7 Arts Gallery To Introduce Four New Artists - Brevard, NC

Number 7 Arts is featuring four artists for July/August. Freddie Hart: Enamel on Metal, Sue Hershey: Photography, Marian Miller: Stained Glass, and Nancy Rosenthal: Ceramics. Come by Brevard’s 4th Friday Gallery Walk on Friday, July 28, from 5...

 

Sharing House Requests Help In Providing School Supplies - Brevard, NC

The first day of school is only a few short weeks away, and Sharing House is asking for donations of school supplies. The community-supported nonprofit expects to equip 600 needy students for the new...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    July 20, 2017

Rec League All-Stars Put On A Monday Showcase

AJ Welsh and Tyree Griffin put on a gravity-defying display Monday night as part of the Transylvania County summer recreation basketball league's All-Star dunk contest. Griffin ultimately took home...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, July 23, services will feature guitarist Ronnie Evens. Keith Thompson’s message will be, “How Can I Get Right with God?” For children on Sundays during services, nursery care is in the Preschool...

 

Fall Sports Season Begins In Less Than One Month

With less than two weeks left until August, the 2017 sports calendar will be here in a flash. Teams can officially begin practicing July 31, with the first official game day being Aug. 14. The following is a list of the opening and final home game...

 

Allison-Deaver House Offers 'Hard-Hat Tour'

There has been a lot of activity at the Allison-Deaver House during July. On Wednesday, July 26, at 5 p.m. there will be a "Hard-Hat Tour" open to the public. Future tours are planned for Sunday,...

 

Outlaw Returns Home - Brevard, NC

On Wednesday, July 19, Brevard Music Center (BMC) presented Sidney Outlaw in recital, as part of its 2017 summer music festival program. While visiting his hometown and as part of BMC's continuing...

 

Alma Kilpatrick Frady

Alma Kilpatrick Frady, 91, passed away July 15, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she was born in the East Fork section of the county Sept. 26, 1925. She was the daughter of Onie and Annie Mae Kilpatrick. In addition to her parents, she was...

 

Sammy (Sam) Lee Hughey

Sammy (Sam) Lee Hughey, 66, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Elizabeth House in Hender-sonville. One of 10 children, he was born Oct. 26, 1950, in Crab Creek, N.C., to the late Willie Mae Hug...

 

Gaia Herbs Announces New Growth Team

Gaia Herbs, the leading herbal brand in North America, has announced the promotions of Tammy McIver-Gay and Elizabeth Lawson, as well as the additions of Elena Levitskaya-Lécué and Anna DeMers, within its sales and marketing team. This new leadersh...

 

Legal Notices For July 20, 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

 

Maureen 'Mo' Mitchell Joins Fisher Realty

A native of Kentucky, Maureen Mitchell studied business at the University of Kentucky. She began her career as operations manager with E.F. Hutton in Lexington, Ky. Furthering her career, Mitchell...

 

Jarrett's Grocery Recognized As Healthy Food Retail Store - Rosman, NC

Jarrett Brothers Grocery in Rosman was recently recognized as a North Carolina Healthy Food Retail location. This statewide designation lets customers know that healthy food options are available....

 

Meadows Won't Lose His Coverage

In the July 10, 2017 article in The Transylvania Times, Congressman Meadows was quoted as saying, “I am actually on Obamacare. I will have it no different than the people I serve.” This statement was in response to concerns voiced during a...

 

Deputies Were Doing Their Jobs

This letter is an answer to Bill Livingston’s article in the July 17 “Opinions of the Readers” titled “Use of Taxpayer Money” regarding elected officials commitment to maximizing the efficiency of our tax dollars. He was concerned about...

 

Where Is The President's Plan?

The question is a simple one: Where is President Trump’s health care plan? In the past few weeks, the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate has failed twice to garner enough support to bring its health care plan to the floor even for...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 20, 2017

Sheriff Explains Deputy Presence At Event

Editor’s Note: This is a follow-up article in response to a letter to the editor and questions concerning law enforcement presence on July 7 at Congressman Mark Meadows’ fundraiser at Hawg Wild Barbecue. Members of the local NAACP were also in...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    July 20, 2017

Election Filing Ends On Friday

As of Wednesday morning four candidates have filed for the upcoming municipal elections. Filing ends at noon on Friday for the Nov. 7 elections in Brevard and Rosman. Jimmy Harris has filed for another term as Brevard mayor. Two seats on the City...

 

DuPont Wildflowers, Waterfalls Inspire Book

It wasn't just the colors, shapes and diversity of the many wildflowers blossoming in the DuPont State Recreational Forest that inspired Rosemarie Knoll's book, "Wildflowers and Waterfalls of DuPont...

 

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