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Better To Give Than Receive

Better To Give Than Receive With the holiday season upon us and Christmas Eve just 10 days away, the adage “It’s better to give than receive” is quite appropriate. In fact, helping one’s fellow man, particularly those who are less fortunate,...

 

This Year Give The Gift Of Reading

We all want the best for our children and want them to grow up to be happy, healthy, build good relationships and find success in life. Reading sets them up to better succeed in these areas. Reading improves concentration, vocabulary, language...

 

VFW Post 4309 Recognizes Good Citizenship Teachers

Every year, VFW Post 4309 accepts nominations from local schools to recognize outstanding teachers who help instill in their students the meaning of good citizenship. One elementary, middle, and high...

 

County Has To Rehire Fired Worker

After the N.C. Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving a former Transylvania County Department of Social Services employee, the county will rehire the employee fired in November of 2015 and pay her roughly $163,000 in salary and benefits. On...

 

VFW 4309 Middle School Essay Contest Winners

The Lewis Earl Jackson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4309 in Brevard announced and awarded three middle school students with certificates and a monetary award for their essays on "America's Gift to...

 

Tiger Wrestling Team Swats Down Yellowjackets - Rosman, NC

The Rosman Tigers got a big win in their young season Tuesday night as they soundly defeated Hayesville 54-26. The Tigers got seven wins on the mat, along with two more wins via forfeit, to earn the d...

 

Tigers Score Pair Of Road Wins Against Wildcats - Rosman, NC

The Rosman Tiger boys’ and girls’ basketball teams hit the road Tuesday night and came away with a big pair of Smoky Mountain Conference victories against the Andrews Wildcats. On the boys’ side, the Tigers won 49-46, for their second...

 

Thomas Named SMC All-Conference

Rosman senior Deland Thomas was recently named to the Smoky Mountain All-Conference team. Thomas finished the year with 285 rushing yards, 757 receiving yards and led the Tigers with 14 touchdowns....

 

Unclaimed Property Held At Brevard Police Department

The Brevard Police Department (BPD) is publishing notice to all persons, who may have, or claim any interest, to make or establish a claim of interest, not later than 30 days from the date of this publication, Dec. 14, 2017. This property has been...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Santa's Elves Workshop Was Quite Busy

On Dec. 2, El Centro families and volunteers joined with three other community organizations to create Santa’s Elves’ Workshop in the lobby of the former Aethewold Hotel. We provided materials and guidance to more than 100 children, so that they...

 

The Collider's Megan Robinson To Speak - Brevard, NC

Megan Robinson, executive director of The Collider, will present "Climate City & The Collider" at this month's Lady Slipper Speaker Series at Brevard College. Her talk will take place Dec. 20 at...

 

Legal Notices for December 14, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT File No. 17-E-259 NOTICE TO CREDITORS I have qualified as Executor of the Estate of John P. Brown, Jr., Deceased, of Transylvania County, North Carolina. All persons, firms, and corporations...

 

Holistic Therapist Returns To Brevard, NC

Susan Popiel, nurse and holistic therapist, has returned to the county. Work opportunities drew Susan and her husband away from the area for several years and she is now happy to say, “we’re back.” Popiel has more than 11 years of experience...

 

Last Gallery Walk Of 2017 Set For This Friday - Brevard, NC

Have you finished your Holiday shopping yet? If not, get out this Friday, Dec. 15, during the Holiday Gallery Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Explore art, music and wine while completing your shopping. Visit...

 

Malcolm Holcombe, Mitch Hayes And 5k To Play This Weekend - Brevard, NC

Malcolm Holcombe takes the stage at 185 King St. Thursday night at 8 p.m. Holcombe is possessed by a singular sort of solitary genius that, like the novelist William Faulkner, is yet the voice of an...

 

BLT Adds Performance Of 'In The Workshop' - Brevard, NC

After snow forced the cancellation of two of the four performances of its “In the Workshop,” Brevard Little Theatre will present an additional performance of the play on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 3 p.m. Written by western North Carolina locals the...

 

Christmas Parade: Thank you from the Chamber

The staff, volunteers and Board of Directors of the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce would like to sincerely thank the following individuals and organizations for their help and participation in the 46th Annual Downtown Brevard Christmas...

 

Inaugural Songsmith Gathering Set For April 21 - Brevard, NC

Mountain Song Productions, LLC, is proud to present the inaugural Songsmith Gathering, Saturday, April 21 at the Brevard Music Center. For more than a decade Mountain Song Productions (MSP) has been...

 

United Way Thermometers Reaches 40 Percent Of Goal

United Way of Transylvania County's three iconic campaign thermometers are up to 40 percent of the 2018 campaign goal of $510,000. That leaves the local non-profit needing approximately $306,000 in...

 

Library Renamed In Honor Of Sandra Lasater

The memory of Sandra Lasater, a native of Rosman, was recently honored when the Fairbanks Nordale Elementary School Library was renamed the Lasater Library. Lasater was the daughter of the late Lloyd...

 

Let It Shine Brevard: Event Raises Funds For BES

More than 300 people attended the first annual "Let It Shine Brevard" fundraiser at Brevard Elementary School, Dec. 1 to Dec. 3. The three-day event netted almost $700 for the school's ongoing effort...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian The Christmas story is so familiar that people can miss some of its most hopeful hints. This Sunday, Keith Thompson’s message will be, “Hints of Advent Hope.” Special music for morning worship services will...

 

Chamber Of Commerce Announces Third Holiday Promotion Winner! - Brevard, NC

Local resident Jade Holmes won the third weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday Promotion Giveaway. Holmes entered the drawing at Transylvania Community Arts...

 

Transylvania Times Holiday Deadline Changes

Due to changes in The Transylvania Times' holiday printing schedule, there will be a change in news copy and advertising deadlines for the Monday, Dec. 25 edition and the Monday, Jan. 1 edition. Holiday deadlines are as follows. Monday, Dec. 25...

 

St. Timothy UMC To Present 'Longest Night' - Brevard, NC

This Sunday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. St. Timohy UMC will be joined by the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in the "Longest Night" service. For many people, the Advent season is a time of grief over the...

 

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