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 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 

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...

 
 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,...

 
 Features    May 26, 2016 

Go Explore

The Transylvania Times' free publication, Transylvania Explorer, is included with today's paper. The Explorer includes all the information you will need for things to do and see this summer in...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Mason Baynard and Jaccob Duke    Education    May 26, 2016 

Career Fair Held For Brevard High Students – Brevard NC

On May 6, 2016, the Occupational Course of Study students at Brevard High School hosted a career fair. There were several different employers from the community who spoke about their jobs, skills and...

 
 Church    May 26, 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

 
 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 John Lanier    News    May 23, 2016

Top Local Educators Celebrated - Brevard NC

Kristi Clark, a second grade teacher at Pisgah Forest Elementary School, received the Teacher of the Year award for Transylvania County Schools Friday during an awards luncheon held at the Lutheran...

 
 News    May 23, 2016

Sheriff Would Like Special Reserve Fund Created - Brevard NC

By the end of this fiscal year on June 30, Sheriff David Mahoney estimates roughly $2.6 million in revenues will have been generated from housing inmates from other counties, from commissary and phone funds, and other revenue streams since the...

 

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