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 Opinion    May 30, 2016 

Morgan Would Be Outstanding Justice

I know that many of us are already tired of politics and political campaigns. Yet, we have learned over the past few years how important court decisions are in all North Carolinians’ lives when actions of the General Assembly are challenged in the...

 Opinion    May 30, 2016 

The Center Ring

“Ladies and gentlemen, let me direct your attention to the center ring!” The North Carolina State Legislature, in the spirit of what has become a national embarrassment, HB2, has said it will not repeal HB2 until Charlotte first throws out its...

 Legal Notices    May 30, 2016 

Legal Notices for May 30, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA CREDITORS’ NOTICE   Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Carl J. Atkins, deceased, of the County of Transylvania, State of North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and... Full story

 Features    May 30, 2016 

Squirrel Box Derby Returns For The 13th Annual White Squirrel Festival – Brevard NC

Coordinated by Transylvania County Schools, the White Squirrel Derby returned to the White Squirrel Festival this year. This year's new, one-day format gave participants the chance to race down...

 Arts & Entertainment    May 30, 2016 

Tenor Blake Ellege Opens Community Band Season – Brevard NC

The Brevard Community Band's first 2016 concert will feature music from Bach to the Beatles, Blues and more. The concert, directed by Jamie Hafner, will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 5, at Straus...

 Arts & Entertainment    May 30, 2016 

Local Musician, Instructor Tillotson To Sign Memoir – Brevard NC

Brevard Music Center and Brevard Chamber Orchestra alumni Ginny Tillotson will be presenting her memoir at Highland Books on June 4 at 1 p.m. Some residents know her as Virginia, some as Tillie, and some as Ginny. Students called her Miss Tilly....

 Arts & Entertainment    May 30, 2016 

Brevard Ballet Performances Draw Crowds – Brevard NC

Brevard Ballet performed “Princess and the Pea” and “Paquita” to a sold-out audience on May 8 in Ingram Auditorium at Brevard College. Around 100 local youth and community members rounded out the cast, and Brevard College theatre department s...

 Education    May 30, 2016 

BC To Offer Agricultural Education Program – Brevard NC

Thanks to a new grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, Brevard College is moving forward with plans to become the only college in western North Carolina to offer an agricultural education program....

 By Joe Robustelli    Lifestyles    May 30, 2016 

Vermiculture Can Be Fun – Brevard NC

(This is the second part of a two-part article describing why to consider worm farming, i.e., vermiculture, and how to go about it. This part focuses on the how-to steps; the first part appeared in The Transylvania Times two weeks ago.) The...

 Outdoors    May 30, 2016 

Cradle Of Forestry To Host Woodsy Owl's Curiosity Club – Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry in America has announced that it will hold a nature and educational series titled “Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club” every Thursday this summer, beginning June 9 and ending Aug. 11. Programs are held from 10:30 a.m. to noon...

 By Marcy Thompson    Features    May 30, 2016 

Library Preserves Firefighting History

The Local History Room of the Transylvania County Library worked with the Brevard Fire Department to preserve materials from their collection. Photographs were scanned and added to the collection at...

 Church    May 30, 2016 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 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

 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...

 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...

 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...

 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...

 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,...

 By Norah Davis    Church    May 26, 2016

St. Philip's Episcopal Welcomes New Pastor – Brevard NC

On May 16, St. Philip's Episcopal Church welcomed a new pastor, Rev. H. William "Bill" Walker, who will serve for the next 18 to 24 months while the church conducts a search for a permanent replacemen...

 Sports    May 26, 2016

Cole Wins Omnium, Arensman Fifth In Time Trials – Brevard NC

Brevard College cyclists recently competed in the USA Division I Road Nationals, which took place around western North Carolina. The event featured three separate races in Marshall and Burnsville....

 Outdoors    May 26, 2016

Local Cyclists Take Top Podium Steps – Brevard NC

The North Carolina State Cross Country Mountain Bike Race was held this past weekend at the Blue Ridge Mountain Bike Festival in Zirconia, NC. Two Brevard locals, Matthew Owen and Hannah Dickson had...

 Opinion    May 23, 2016

No To Partisan School Board

Last Thursday, May 19, local state representative Chris Whitmire filed House Bill 1133, which would change the Board of Education of Transylvania County from a nonpartisan board to partisan board. The bill also would change the manner in which...

 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 23, 2016

Whitmire Wants Partisan Elections For School Board - Brevard NC

State Rep. Chris Whitmire has introduced a bill that would make the Transylvania Board of Education partisan during election time. If approved, the bill would require those running for a seat on the...

 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 23, 2016

Brevard Man Gets 17 Years In Prison For Child Porn - Brevard NC

A Brevard man will spend more than 17 years in federal prison after admitting to having and sharing child pornography. Robert J. Lamb, 30, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger to 207 months in prison on the child pornography...

 By Park Baker    News    May 23, 2016

Toxaway Association Put 'On Notice' - Brevard NC

The Lake Toxaway Homeowners Association (LTHA) has been sent a certified "Notice of Violation" from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality for failing to maintain stream flow standards. The...


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