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Group To Celebrate MLK Day And Cornelius Hunt - Brevard, NC

A group of community women who serve on Brevard’s NAACP Education Committee is determined to make a difference for the young people of Transylvania County. They believe that change must begin as early as possible. And so did Cornelius Hunt, an Afri...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (January - March)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JANUARY •John Johnson would have to wait roughly 12 months to try and seek rezoning...

 

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...

 

Audrey Auvil Siniard

The family of Audrey Auvil Siniard wish to share with you their extreme gratitude for her well-lived life and all the love, care, wisdom and compassion she gave to us and others every single day. She was born Dec. 27, 1929 and left us Nov. 15, 2017....

 

Church Activities

Bethel “A” Baptist Bethel “A” Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor George Larry Davis’s second pastoral anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 3 p.m. Davis, known as a “servant for God’s people,” has been preaching the Gospel for 40 years...

 

Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The 5th annual award for the Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship has been presented to 13 graduates of Rosman High School and Brevard High School. This scholarship fund was established in 2012 by the city of Brevard to honor previous finance director,...

 

Thank You: Blood Donors

The American Red Cross and the Knights of Columbus thank all who donated blood at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Tuesday, June 13, and those who worked at the blood drive. Fifty-four people presented to donate and 51 productive units were...

 

Picturing The Past: Library Houses Silversteen Family Collection - Brevard, NC

Picturing the Past typically features photographs from the Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room collection at the Transylvania County Library. In addition to photographs, the North Carolina Room has...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 8, 2017

Tilston Recalls Shrunken Heads, De Gaulle

What do a French president, a shrunken head and World War II prisoners of war have in common? The answer: Elizabeth Ellen Churchill Tilston. The 91-year-old recently looked out over Pisgah National...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Sunday, June 4, is Pentecost Sunday. A busy day of celebration is planned with the Lord’s Supper celebrated at both morning services. Also, Carlo Colombo, Ethan Huggins and George Robbins will be confirmed at...

 

Saving More Than Mountains: Brown Honors Her Grandmother's Legacy

Adrienne Brown wakes up every morning in the 400-square-foot cabin her father built in 1971 when he was in high school. Its weathered walls sit amongst the trees on the farmstead of her late...

 

Elizabeth H. Wollerman

Elizabeth H. Woller-man, 86, of Etowah, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Norton and Gertrude Mixer Henry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Wollerman; son, Michael Henson; and sister, Frances Fitch. She...

 

United Way To Host Volunteer Opportunity Fair

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) invites the entire community to "find a good fit" at its upcoming Volunteer Opportunity Fair, Wednesday, April 19, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Rogow Room...

 

Make A Blanket For Project Linus On April 22

Project Linus is a national volunteer organization of people dedicated to providing comfort to ill and traumatized children through the making and distribution of blankets. These blankets can be sewn, crocheted, knitted, quilted and even made of...

 

Assisted Living Center Evacuated – Cedar Mountain NC

Due to a water-line break at the Cedar Mountain House, residents at the assisted-living center were evacuated Monday afternoon. At the request of Transylvania Emergency Management officials, the Ashev...

 

Cedar Mountain Assisted Living Center Evacuated

Due to a water line break at the Cedar Mountain House, residents at the assisted living center were evacuated Monday afternoon. At the request of Transylvania Emergency Management officials, the...

 

Year In Review – October, November, and December

OCTOBER •Based on grade level proficiency, Transylvania County Schools ranked 13th out of the state's 115 school districts for the 2015-16 school year. The county schools ranked 16th the previous...

 

Sadie North Was Known As A 'Human Dynamo'

Sadie North was born on May 25, 1875, in Brunswick, Ga., although her death certificate and obituary incorrectly list her birthplace as Illinois. Her family left Georgia for western North Carolina...

 

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call For Blood And Platelet Donations – Brevard NC

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply. Blood donations have fallen short of hospital needs for the past few months,...

 

June Joan Hartnett Seropian

On the evening of Saturday, April 16, 2016, beloved wife and mother, June Seropian, was called home to be with the Lord Jesus. Born June 17, 1932, in Spokane, Wash., she was the youngest of six...

 

James W. (Jim) Liston

James W. (Jim) Liston, of Penrose, passed away at his home Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, following a long illness. Born in Colleton County, S.C., near Smoaks, in September of 1929, he was the son of the...

 

Cold Water Survival

Transylvania is called the Land Of Waterfalls, which is a pretty good indicator that water plays an important part of our outdoor experiences. Most folks can see the dangers of fast moving currents...

 

Public Health Emergency Exercise To Be Held Feb. 24 – Transylvania County NC

Transylvania Public Health and several partner agencies will be conducting a full-scale public health emergency preparedness exercise at the Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Activities Center Wednesday, Feb. 24. (This exercise was originally...

 

American Red Cross Offering Help To Flooding Victims – Transylvania County NC

The American Red Cross is helping people in Transylvania, Macon, Buncombe and Jackson counties where heavy rains caused flooding. •Transylvania and Macon counties: Helping families who have been forced to evacuate their homes and cope with the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 19, 2015

Hemlock Depletion Having An Impact - Brevard NC

The loss of hemlock trees because of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) is having an impact on local rivers and aquatic species. Members of the Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) were informed of this at their monthly meeting last Friday....

 

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