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 News    May 26, 2016 

Grimm Out As Brevard Academy Director-Brevard NC

In special meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy decided not to renew the contract of director Barbara Grimm for the next school year. Warren Alston,...

 
 Legal Notices    May 26, 2016 

Legal Notices for May 26, 2016

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REMEDIATE Risk-Based Remediation Pursuant to Part 8 of Article 9 of Chapter 130A of the General Statutes Former DuPont Brevard Site 1300 Staton Road Cedar Mountain, Transylvania County, North Carolina EPA ID No. NCD 003 152 329... Full story

 
 Arts & Entertainment    May 26, 2016 

Barbecue And Blues Festival Set For June 3-4 – Brevard NC

The third annual Brevard Blues & BBQ Festival will be held Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4. In addition to the legendary performers Bettye LaVette and The Blind Boys of Alabama, Anson...

 
 Opinion    May 26, 2016 

A Special Spring

This has been a special spring for Brevard High School athletics as both track teams and the boys’ tennis teams competed in the state championships this past weekend and the girls’ softball team made it to the fourth round of the playoffs. On...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 26, 2016 

Song Memorializes Young Soldier's Sacrifice-Brevard NC

This Saturday, the annual Memorial Day Parade will again be held in downtown Brevard as a time to remember those who died while serving in the Armed Forces. For Transylvania County native Lynn...

 
 Opinion    May 26, 2016 

Forgiveness And Vietnam

I must comment on President Obama’s visit to Vietnam. I was a physician on the ground in Vietnam in 1968-1969. My wife and I went back on a visit 18 months ago and had a wonderful time. We ate, drank and socialized with ex-Viet Cong, ex-NVA...

 
 News    May 26, 2016 

Ecusta Trail Backers Upset At Board - Brevard NC

The removal of language supporting the Ecusta Trail from the proposed 2025 Comprehensive Plan for the county has upset the trail’s backers. At the same time, language that says the county should promote multi-use trails remains in the plan. Nancy...

 
 News    May 26, 2016 

Squirrel Box Derby Returning To 'Jailhouse Hill' - Brevard NC

On Saturday, the Squirrel Box Derby will return after a one-year break. Organizers said registrations are streaming in for racers, volunteers and sponsors who want to enjoy the new, one-day format...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 26, 2016 

EMS, Others Waiting On Study - Brevard NC

The county department tasked with providing emergency help is asking for its own help. The Transylvania County EMS department was recently denied a request for an additional 10 positions by County Manager Jaime Laughter in her proposed budget for...

 
 Opinion    May 26, 2016 

Election Is A Primary

I would like to clarify the process regarding the June 7, 2016 primary election. In the May 19 edition of The Transylvania Times there was a letter to the editor regarding the importance of voting in the upcoming primary election. In this letter the...

 
 News    May 26, 2016 

Early Voting Begins For Congressional Primary -Brevard NC

On June 7, another primary election will take place. In Transylvania County, there will be a Democratic ballot, with the partisan office of U.S. House of Representatives District 11 race and the nonpartisan office of N.C. Supreme Court Associate...

 
 Opinion    May 26, 2016 

Support Hemlock Study

As a private citizen, I am asking the county commissioners to reconsider a request from their Transylvania Natural Resources Council to fund a “study” aimed at preventing the extinction of hemlocks on private lands that define the upper reaches...

 
 News    May 26, 2016 

N.C. Insurance Chief Visits Brevard - Brevard NC

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin was in Brevard on Monday, meeting with local insurance agents discussing state insurance issues as well as using the opportunity to stump for his reelection...

 
 Obituaries    May 26, 2016 

Joseph Francis Farina Jr.

Joseph Francis Farina Jr., known as “Frank” by most of his friends, passed away May 23, 2016, at the age of 62. He died peacefully and will now join his dad, Joseph “Joe” Farina Sr., his mother, Norma Louise Farina and his Rom Rom in heaven....

 
 Church    May 26, 2016 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Chicken for Charity has become an annual event on the Saturday of the White Squirrel Festival in downtown Brevard. Saturday, May 28, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. there will be hickory smoked barbecue chicken or pork,...

 
 Lifestyles    May 26, 2016 

Four Generations of Breedloves

Pictured are Brittany Whitmire, little Maggie Lee VonCanon, Eileen "Nanny" Breedlove and Jackie "Whitey" Whitmire, all of Brevard. Four generations of love. Maggie is wearing Brittany's dress 35...

 
 Lifestyles    May 26, 2016 

Births

Maggie Lee VonCanon Andy VonCanon and Brittany Whitmire, of Brevard, proudly announce the birth of the daughter, Maggie Lee VonCanon, born April 14, 2016, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Her...

 
 Lifestyles    May 26, 2016 

Robinsons Mark 60 Year

Rev. Jerry G. Robinson and wife, Judith C. Robinson, will celebrate the 60th anniversary of their wedding, May 26, 2016. They lived in Brevard for five years. He served as pastor of Brevard-Davidson...

 
 Features    May 26, 2016 

Annual White Squirrel Festival – Brevard NC

Friday East Main Street Stage Pretty Little Goat: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jon Stickley Trio: 7-8 p.m. Town Mountain: 8:30-10 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m...............White Squirrel 5 & 10k Race & Fun Run...

 
 Features    May 26, 2016 

Annual River Cleanup Yields 1,200 Pounds Of Garbage – Rosman NC

Last Saturday's annual cleanup of the French Broad River, which was hosted by Headwaters Outfitters, collected 1,200 pounds of trash, including 19 tires and one old beer keg. The following folk...

 
 Arts & Entertainment    May 26, 2016 

Gallery Walk Kicks Off White Squirrel Weekend – Brevard NC

Twenty-five downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating in the May 27 Gallery Walk from 5 – 8 p.m. Also that night is the start of the White Squirrel Festival with mu...

 
 Arts & Entertainment    May 26, 2016 

Amy Perrier To Speak To Transylvania Art Guild – Brevard NC

Amy Perrier, a Hendersonville artist, will be guest speaker at the June 2 meeting of the Transylvania Art Guild. The meeting and program will be held at the Transylvania Parks and Recreation Center on Ecusta Road in Brevard. The short meeting will...

 
 By John Lanier    Arts & Entertainment    May 26, 2016 

Writers Teach, Read Their Works And Discuss Their Craft – Brevard NC

Aspiring writers and those just interested in the process of writing had plenty of opportunities to hear from a variety of authors the last several days. Last Friday night, the inaugural Looking...

 
 Lifestyles    May 26, 2016 

Veterinary Feed Workshop Planned – Brevard NC

A Veterinary Feed Directive and Haulin’ Ag Workshop will be held Thursday, May 26, from 6-8 p.m. at the Transylvania County Library. Are you aware of the new veterinary feed directive? For those raising food producing animals, it is imperative...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 26, 2016 

Seven Tigers Named Smoky Mountain All-Conference – Rosman NC

For much of the year the Rosman Tigers were one of the most dominant baseball teams in the Smoky Mountain Conference. So when the all-conference selections were recently announced, it came as no...

 

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