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Dog Park Closer To Being Created - Brevard, NC

A long-awaited dog park in Brevard may have come one step, or paw, closer to reality. City Manager Jim Fatland said he talked with officials at Transylvania Regional Hospital about building on a...

 

Reaction Given To Court Decision

Editor’s Note: Last week, Transylvania County commissioners unanimously voted to build a new courthouse — currently estimated to cost $31.1 million — beside the law enforcement facility on Morris Road in Brevard. It’s anticipated it will take...

 

Red Kettle Campaign Rings In The Season

The Salvation Army of Transylvania County kicked off its Red Kettle Campaign for 2017 on Friday at Walmart in Pisgah Forest. The kickoff marks the 127th year of the national Red Kettle Campaign, in wh...

 

State Jobless Rate In October Falls To 4.1 Percent

The state’s seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, remaining unchanged from September’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.1 percent. North Carolina’s October 2017 unemployment rate...

 

Travelers Urged To Arrive Early At Asheville Airport

Asheville Regional Airport is reporting high numbers of scheduled passengers for this Thanksgiving travel week and is encouraging all passengers to plan accordingly. Specifically, passengers scheduled to fly between this Wednesday and Monday should...

 

Brevard Clay On West Main Street Makes It Official, Cuts Ribbon - Brevard, NC

On Nov. 17, Brevard Clay enjoyed an official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the one-month anniversary of opening their doors in downtown Brevard. Brevard Clay, located at 16 W. Main St., holds...

 

BES To Host Beeswax Candle-Dipping Fundraiser - Brevard, NC

Dipping beeswax candles in a communal, drop-in setting, may be a novel fundraising idea for Brevard and its surroundings areas, but in central Europe it is a well-known and cherished tradition that...

 

DAR Members Install WW I Exhibit In Military Museum

First Vice Regent Dayna Pollett, assisted by Second Vice Regent Nancy Davis, created a small exhibit in the Western North Carolina Military Museum. The Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the...

 

Churches To Offer Their Annual After Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 24

Community Baptist Church, in conjunction with Anchor Baptist Church, will be hosting its annual After Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday, Nov. 24, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The dinner will be served in the fellowship hall of Anchor Baptist Church, which...

 

Brevard/Transylvania Chamber Of Commerce Annual Holiday Promotion Giveaway Begins Nov. 22

More than 30 businesses from Transylvania County have joined together to promote local shopping through the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce's annual holiday promotion. "The Holiday Give-away...

 

Knights' Defensive Pressure Stifles Blue Devils In Opener

It wasn't the start to the season the Brevard Blue Devils were looking for as the North Henderson Knights used ruthless defensive pressure and dominant play on the interior on the way to a 78-42...

 

Defense, Rebounds Help Lead Brevard Over North

For a team full of fresh faces the Brevard Lady Blue Devils put on quite a show last Thursday in their season opener against North Henderson. Brevard used stifling full-court pressure and dominated...

 

Trio Of Lady Blue Devils Named To All-Conference Team

After a solid season where they relied on a slew of underclass players to grow up fast, the Brevard Lady Blue Devil volleyball team’s future is looking bright and three of the team’s youngest players are a big reason why. Last Wednesday, those...

 

Tornado Student-Athletes Rewarded For Sportsmanship

Six Brevard College student-athletes were selected to the USA South All-Sportsmanship team for their respective sports in the fall 2017 season. Among them included Anton Borjesson (men’s soccer), Bubba Craven (football), Mary Gray Davis (women’s...

 

Mountaineers Pull Off Saturday Sweep Of Tornados

The Brevard College men’s basketball put together an 8-2 run over the final 4:44 of the contest, but it was a series of free throws by Nick Marder and McCarty Forte that helped Berry College escape with a 69-67 victory on Saturday evening. Trailing...

 

Reindeer Run Practice In Full Swing

Enthusiasm is high as children from the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County mimic the starting line for the Dec. 2 Reindeer Run in Brevard, with plenty of support from club...

 

Local TYSA Teams Compete In Autumn Blast At Hickory

The Transylvania Youth Soccer Association (TYSA) finished up their fall season the last Saturday in November, but soccer for 27 young players in the county didn't stop with their last game. TYSA sent...

 

Concerns Over Courthouse Project Well Founded

There is a spectrum of beliefs in our society about forests. On one end of the spectrum is the belief that without human intervention forests deteriorate and that all forests need tending by humans....

 

Nominate Neighbors For Governor's Volunteer Award

Noon on Friday, Dec. 8, is the deadline for local nominations for the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Award. Any person, group, or entity from the public, nonprofit and private sector may be...

 

Veterans Of Vietnam War

In collaboration with the WNC Military History Museum and writer Michel Robertson, The Transylvania Times will begin publishing, as of today, an article once every two weeks on a local veteran who served in Vietnam. The Vietnam War was highly...

 

Winning Organizations

One thing that makes living in Transylvania County positively unique is the number of award-winning organizations. In the past few weeks alone, severall organizations received regional recognition. In 2016 the Pisgah Ranger District, which includes...

 

BLT Selects Cast

Brevard Little Theatre has cast its holiday show, "In the Workshop," with several children. The performance will mark the world premiere of the show, written by locals Annette Hobbs and John Brooks,...

 

New At The Library: Americans Commit Genocide By Eating Processed Foods

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Babst, C. Morgan. “The Floating World.” As Katrina approaches New Orleans, Cora Boisbore decides that she isn’t going to leave her city. Her parents go without her...

 

Philharmonic To Present A Classical Hometown Christmas - Brevard, NC

The Brevard Philhar-monic will deck the halls of the Porter Center at Brevard College on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m. The spotlight of the orchestra's third concert will be on some of the talent right he...

 

Brevard Authors' Gift Middle School Libraries - Brevard, NC

On Nov. 15 the Brevard Authors Guild gave a gift to the Rosman and Brevard Middle School Libraries: a $250 gift certificate each from Highland Books. The authors wanted to support both young readers...

 

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