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Stroupe Possibly Spotted In Mills River-Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office and the Henderson County Sheriff's Office say there's been a possible spotting of Phillip Michael Stroupe II in the North Mills River Recreation area on...

 

Monthly Gallery Walk Planned For This Friday - Brevard, NC

Grab your favorite people and explore the downtown art scene during the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Friday, July 28, from 5 – 8 p.m. “Here we are in full swing of summer in the mountains with all the outdoor amenities our community offe...

 

Stroupe's Aunt Charged-Brevard NC

Norma Stroupe Goforth, 62, of Leicester, N.C., was arrested at 11 a.m., Monday, for one misdemeanor count of resisting, obstructing and delay of a public officer. Goforth is the aunt of Phillip...

 

New At The Library: Earth Has Undergone 'Five Mass Extinctions'

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Boling, Dave. “The Lost History of Stars.” During the Boer War, all of the men in Lettie’s family are off fighting the British. Lettie, her mother, and younger...

 

Massive Manhunt Continues In Forest - Pisgah Forest, NC

The search continues for an armed suspect in Pisgah National Forest. As of going Monday evening, Phillip Michael Stroupe II is believed still to be at large in the forest. Stroupe, 38, of...

 
 By John Lanier    News    July 24, 2017

Student Handbook Created For Whole School System

There will be one handbook for the entire Transylvania County school system next year instead of each school having its own student handbook, Jeremy Gibbs, director of academic services, told the Transylvania County Board of Education last week. In p...

 

Mary Alice Braukman To Talk To Guild - Brevard, NC

Mary Alice Braukman, a nationally reputed experimental water media and collage artist will instruct at the Transylvania Art Guild's meeting at 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3, at the Transylvania Parks and...

 

Three Charged In Connection With Teen's Death - 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...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest For its July 26 meeting, the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s speaker will Emmett Casciato of the Transylvania Military Museum. Casciato will give a presentation on the military museum. For the month of July 2017 the...

 

Pisgah National Game Preserve Turns 100

Pisgah National Forest stands first on many conservation achievements throughout its history. Many recognize the Pisgah today for being the first National Forest east of the Mississppi and the first...

 

Christine Wood Galloway

Christine Wood Galloway, 91, of Brevard, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Naomie Wood. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Russell Galloway...

 

Juanita Buckner Holcombe

Juanita Buckner Holcombe, 90, went to be with the Lord Wednesday morning, July 19, 2017. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Pisgah Forest Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and had worked...

 

Sharing House, N.C. Extension To Offer Cooking Classes - Brevard, NC

Sarah Freeman, Coop-erative Extension educator, will help Sharing House neighbors plan their fall vegetable gardens as well as demonstrating how to create a simple fall garden meal. This informative...

 

Betty Metcalf Valentine

Betty Metcalf Valentine, 72, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Rumbo and Christine Gosnell Metcalf. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jack...

 

Legal Notices For July 24, 2017

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE: 17 E 197 NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ALLAN JOEL AXEL, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified as Executor of the... Full story

 

Joe Charles Crane

Joe Charles Crane, 76, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Four Seasons Elizabeth House, in Flat Rock. A native of Transylvania County, he was a son of the late Charlie and Lenora Owen Crane. In addition to his parents, he was...

 

Spanish Classes Return To Silvermont For Autumn - Brevard, NC

Spanish language classes will return for a second session, offered at Silver-mont through Western Carolina Language Instit-ute. Instructor Karlee Nichols will help participants develop a firm foundation in the language and a better understanding of S...

 

Meadows Distorts The Facts

Congressman Mark Meadows recently was in town for a closed fundraiser, an appearance picketed by residents protesting his support for abolishing the Affordable Care Act. In a telephone interview with The Transylvania Times, he insisted he was in...

 

Library Splash Day For Kids Set For July 29

Children of all ages, especially toddlers and preschoolers, are invited to the Family Splash Day this Saturday, July 29, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Transylvania County Library. This...

 

Picturing the Past: Neighborhood Clubs Served Multiple Purposes

The Scrapbook Collect-ion in the Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room at the Transylvania County Library contains approximately 150 community center, home demonstration club, and 4-H Club scrapbooks. In...

 

Respects Law Enforcement

I wish to address a statement in last Thursday’s paper in which I decried what to me appeared to be a large police presence — three or four marked cars and six uniformed officers — as “just another example of the kind of authoritarian rule...

 

Wishing Tigers Well

Sports editor Jeremiah Reed wrote a fantastic article regarding the new Rosman High head football coach, Matt Stack. The true difference between a contender and a champion is preparation, and Coach Stack and his Tiger team, with all their...

 

Stay Cool And Hydrated

The past three days have been quite hot here in the mountains, reaching above 90 degrees on Friday and Saturday. While temperatures are expected to cool during the week, the humidity may rise, so people can still have some very adverse effects to the...

 

Preserve SHIIP Funding

One of many items missing from the proposed federal budgets is funding for State Health Insurance Assistance Programs. In North Carolina, this would devastate the state’s Seniors Health Insurance Information Program (NCSHIIP). NCSHIIP is a successf...

 

His Own Man

In these days of hyper-partisanship it seems as if politicians are overly reluctant to be independent, to break ranks with their party. While voting along party lines due to a general agreement about government philosophy is reasonable,...

 

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