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 News    May 21, 2018 

Man Arrested In 4-Year-Old's Death -Brevard NC

Keyshawn Trekell Smith, 21, was arrested on Monday and charged with felony child abuse and first degree murder in connection with the death of 4-year-old Keegan Gage Bland, who was reported to have...

 
 News    May 21, 2018 

Canvass Reveals Reporting Mistake

The recent primary results were made official Friday, with news that a “reporting discrepancy” had occurred and that Will Cathey had edged out Danny Hein for the second Republican Party nomination in the Board of Commissioners’ race. The...

 
 News    May 21, 2018 

Input Sought Thursday For Pisgah Forest Roundabout Proposal-Brevard NC

The fly-fishing is fabulous. The cycling trails are exceptional, and all of the many others draws to the Pisgah National Forest have led to high traffic volumes and increased congestion in recent years. The N.C. Department of Transportation, in...

 
 News    May 21, 2018 

Joe Castro Will Be On School Board Ballot

Joe Castro, retired executive director of Smart Start of Transylvania County, will appear on the November ballot as an unaffiliated candidate for the Transylvania County Board of Education. Castro,...

 
 News    May 21, 2018 

County Picked To Tackle Opioid Crisis

Transylvania County is one of 10 North Carolina local governments chosen to work to address the opioid crisis in their communities through an intensive two-year program. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and the UNC School of Government...

 
 Arts    May 21, 2018 

Brevard To Host Season's Second Gallery Walk

Brevard’s a pretty wild place, surrounded by deep forests, high mountains and tumbling waters, not to mention all the wildlife that abound within. There’s black bears, ravens, quirky little white squirrels and even a bat or two. Most remarkable...

 
 Arts    May 21, 2018 

TC Arts Announces Winners Of The White Squirrel Photo Contest

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with the Heart of Brevard to host the 14th annual White Squirrel Photo Contest. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council said,...

 

Habitat Showhouse Set For June 16

The 2018 Transylvania Habitat for Humanity Showhouse and Sale will be held Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Connestee Falls home of John and Barbara Walter, located at 1364 Salola La...

 
 By Kayla C. Leed    Education    May 21, 2018 

Mountain Sun School Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago, Mountain Sun Community School began when a small group of parents and teachers came together to create a unique educational environment for the children of Transylvania County. Mountain...

 
 Sports    May 21, 2018 

Connestee Falls Hosts 15th VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania's 15th Annual Golf Tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts, alike, to fund operational expenses and a tuition scholarship for the...

 

BRCC To Offer Continuing Education Classes In June

Blue Ridge Community College will offer the following continuing education classes in Transylvania County beginning in June. Yoga for Every Body meets June 5-28, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Registration fee is $56.30. Reiki Energy...

 

Anderson And Stanwood To Join WSQL Radio

WSQL has announced the addition of Ken Ander-son and Tom Stanwood to the radio station. Anderson is the station's new manager of sales, programming and new projects. Stanwood is the station's new exec...

 
 News    May 21, 2018 

Audio Recordings Of Government Meetings

The Transylvania Times is pleased to provide the most up-to-date recordings from recent government meetings. For a complete listing of recordings, visit https://soundcloud.com/tran...

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of... Full story

 
 Church    May 21, 2018 

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

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

Legal notices: May 21, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18-E-84 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Bonne Jean Bertlshofer of Transylvania Cou...

 

Democracy Project Recognizes Local Students

On Tuesday evening, May 15, more than 100 parents, teachers, students and supporters of the Democracy Project gathered in the lobby of Brevard College's Porter Center for the Performing Arts to recogn...

 

Kudos For Birding Stories

Kudos for the great article and excellent photographs on local birding in the May 17 Transylvania Times. Many of us have benefited greatly from the skills, energy and friendship of Michael Plauche in our birding endeavors, and the county and region...

 

Why People Register As Unaffiliated

As an unaffiliated voter, the editorial in the May 10 paper on “The Rise of the Unaffiliated” was of particular interest to me. One of the main reasons Republicans control state government in the legislature, and Transylvania County government, i...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 17, 2018

Transylvania Battered By Heavy Rains

Transylvania County survived an onslaught of rain Wednesday morning, a few accidents and some flooding. Wilson Road was also badly damaged. "Wilson Road (between U.S. 276 and Elm Bend Road) has been t...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 17, 2018

Birders Get An Eyeful During Tour

"Chick-bree. Chick-bree. Chick-bree." At the sound, Michael Plauche paused his group of fellow birders who were on the lookout for the scarlet tanager, a medium-sized American songbird. For the past...

 

Kudos

Kudos to the staff at Transylvania Regional Hospital. We are fortunate in having such dedicated people in our local hospital. Applause to all. Bernice Arnold Brevard...

 

AAUW Concludes Spring With Celebrations Of Its Educational Mission

The series of mission celebrations started off with two of the three Brevard College scholarship recipients coming to thank AAUW members for their scholarships. These two graduating seniors were...

 

BRCC Graduates Come Full Circle To Co-Teach

Poke your head in Allan Smith's office any time during the week and you are likely to see a student hanging out with the very approachable Blue Ridge biology instructor. J.C. McCarson had many...

 

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