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Church Activites – Transylvania County

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian Jesus grew up in the temple and the scriptures brought him strength and comfort in his ministry. This week’s message from Keith Thompson is “Listening With Jesus to Psalm 23.” The Chancel Choir will provide...

 

Patricia Nicholson Thomas

Patricia Nicholson Thomas, 80, passed away at home Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. She was the widow of Derieux M. Thomas. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Greer, S.C. A native of Brevard, she...

 

Legal Notices for February 23, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 14 JA 43 In Re Juvenile: Burnette, K. D/O/B: 05/28/2006 To: Denna Owen Burgess, Transylvania County, NC.  Take notice that a petition seeking... Full story

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 23, 2017 

Transylvania School Dropout Numbers Continue To Fall – Brevard NC

The dropout rate in Transylvania County Schools dropped 42 percent in 2015-16, the latest year for which dropout data is available. Jeremy Gibbs, chief academic officer for Transylvania County Schools, told the Transylvania County Board of Education...

 

March Held To Oppose Hate – Brevard NC

More than 200 community members and Brevard College students Monday, Presidents' Day, took part in a "anti-hate" march on the campus. Participants marched from the Bell Tower on the campus to the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 23, 2017 

Camps Oppose School Calendar Change – Brevard NC

A bill in the N.C. General Assembly that would give school districts the option to begin the school year in early August has local summer camps concerned. If approved, House Bill (HB) 53 would move the earliest schools could begin, should they...

 

Rain Welcome At Cold Mountain Fire

As of roughly 4 p.m., Tuesday, 75 percent of the Cold Mountain Fire in the Shining Rock Wilderness Area of the Pisgah Ranger District was contained. Wednesday’s rain was expected to help firefighters with mopping up any remaining hot spots along...

 
 By Carol Hamann    Arts    February 23, 2017 

Little Theatre's 'Almost, Maine' Receives Thumbs Up

When deciding whether or not to attend a Brevard Little Theatre production, most local theatergoers rely on information from The Transylvania Times and the recommendations of friends who have already seen the show. Both of these sources give an...

 

Author Paul Houle To Sign Book – Brevard NC

Paul D. Houle, author of “The Crash Of Piedmont Airlines Flight 22,” will hold a talk and book-signing event at Highland Books on Saturday, March 4, at 1 p.m. The 1967 crash of Piedmont Flight 22 is arguably one of the most important news events...

 

County Library To Offer Food For Feedback – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library promises good food and good conversation during their upcoming public dialogues at locations throughout Transylvania County. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and share ideas about the library’s role in helping Transylvania...

 

Preview The Spring Night Skies At PARI – Rosman NC

The public is invited to join PARI astronomers for a preview of the spring night skies Friday, March 10, at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). The evening's activities will include a...

 

BES Joins A+ Schools Program For The Arts – Brevard NC

When a student earns an A+ on a test, it's cause to celebrate. That's why Brevard Elementary School is celebrating their school's acceptance into the network of A+ Schools, a North Carolina program...

 

Extension Office Seeks Scholarship Applicants – Brevard NC

Nominations are being accepted for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 24. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a...

 

NASA Taps PARI For Solar Eclipse Research – Rosman NC

In 1962, NASA chose a location in Transylvania County, North Carolina, to establish the East Coast satellite tracking station during the infancy of the U.S. space program. Fifty-five years later, NASA is returning to the site, now home to the Pisgah...

 

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

 

NEW Update On Cold Mountain Blaze – Brevard NC

As of roughly 4 p.m., Tuesday, 75 percent of the Cold Mountain Fire in the Shining Rock Wilderness Area of the Pisgah Ranger District was contained. Wednesday's rain was expected to help firefighters...

 

Streams Must Be Protected

As a citizen of North Carolina and the earth, I’m appalled with the 115th Congressional vote to roll back protection of our streams and rivers. We need to protect our resources: water, earth, air and trees. We can’t do without any of these. Even...

 

Legal Notices for February 20, 2017

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE   NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY   Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Carla Craige Buchanan and Elizabeth I. Glenn a/k/a Elizabeth Ilene Glenn to TRSTE, Inc.,... Full story

 

Marian S. Hilgendorf

Marian S. Hilgendorf, 102, passed away Jan. 24, 2017, in Cambridge, Minn. She was born Aug. 9, 1914, in Adams County, Wis. to Frank and Pearl (Wiggins) Snyder. She grew up in North Dakota, Minnesota a...

 

Enoch Reese

Enoch Reese, 92, of Brevard, passed away in Travelers Rest, S.C. Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. He was born May 19, 1924, in Madison County, N.C. to the late Cecil and Esther Reese. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Ila Audrey Slagle Reese,...

 

Barbara Ann Ravert Voorhes

Barbara Ann Ravert Voorhes, 81, of Mauldin, S.C., wife of Rev. Bill Voorhes, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Born in Freeport, Long Island, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Arthur E. and Margaret...

 

Jonlyn Marie Galloway Wilkins

Jonlyn Galloway Wilkins passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, due to an extended illness. She was at home surrounded by family, friends and love when she peacefully passed. She was born in Brevard, Sept. 30, 1966. She graduated from Brevard High School...

 

Timmons Takes Over The Reins – Brevard NC

The Free Rein Center has a new executive center and soon will have access to a new covered riding facility Cecily Timmons recently took over as executive director at the Free Rein Center, which provid...

 

County Wants Growth Focus – Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners want the Planning Board to focus more on where should growth occur in the county and the steps needed to manage that growth. During its recent meeting, commissioners discussed what they would like the Planning Board...

 

Commissioners Hear Overview Of Wildfire Response – Brevard NC

During their recent meeting, Transylvania County commissioners heard an overview of last year’s wildfires and the local response. The local response was mainly focused on the wildfire that originated Nov. 9 on Pinnacle Mountain, just off the...

 

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