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Community Celebrates Memory of MLK Jr. - Brevard, NC

Brevard College President David Joyce spoke Monday night during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the college's Porter Center. He said that as a society we still have a long way to go....

 

It's Never Too Late To Learn A New Thing

Most weeks in Transylvania County, there are typically classes or programs available to help one learn a new skill. Recently Tull Glazener, a master dulcimer instructor, arranger and performer,...

 

Vietnam Veterans: Duke Woodhull: Flying High Over Vietnam

Piloting a plane over North Vietnam well above 70,000 feet was a surreal experience for U.S. Air Force Captain Richard "Duke" Woodhull. Woodhull spent two 60-day tours in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969,...

 

TVS Artists Showcase 'The Art Of Life' At Exhibit - Brevard, NC

"The Art of Life" art exhibit at the TC Arts Council ends this Friday. The exhibit features work by employees at Transylvania Vocational Services....

 

Freezing Temperatures Create Spectacular Views

The freezing temperatures turned the county's rivers, creeks and waterfalls into winter wonderlands....

 

Winter Hullabaloo Going On At County Library - Brevard, NC

Each Tuesday, the Transylvania County Library hosts its Hullabaloo Storytime & Craft, a free program. The Tuesday Winter Hullabaloo time schedule through Feb. 27 is: •10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.,...

 

Super Moon On New Year's

A Super Moon also helped ring in the New Year. Super moons occur when the moon is closer than average to Earth....

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (January - March)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JANUARY •John Johnson would have to wait roughly 12 months to try and seek rezoning...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (April - June)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. APRIL •Brevard was selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, a...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (July - September)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JULY •Sandy Blythe was sentenced to roughly six to eight years in prison after she...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (October - December)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. OCTOBER •The Transylvania County Historical Society announced completion of an...

 

Two Bike Repair Stations Now Available In Transylvania Co.

Thanks to great local collaboration, Transylvania County is now home to two bike repair stations. The stations are intended for on-the-go bike maintenance, such as adjusting brakes or derailleurs,...

 

Picturing The Past: Rotary Created Brevard Version Of Monopoly

The popular board game Monopoly dates back to the early 1900s. The main objective of the game is to purchase property and become rich, ultimately bankrupting other players. The game board is made up...

 

Despite Weather Delay: Children Treasure Christmas Project 2017

For seven years, St. Philip's Episcopal Church has organized the Christmas Project to allow local children to experience the joy of giving at Christmas. This year, however, a big snow laid a blanket o...

 

Young Bat Co. Knows How To Find The Sweet Spot

In an absolute labor of love, the Young Bat Co. (YBC), makers of fine baseball bats, has reopened its doors for business. The YBC was a supplier to some major league players in the 1990; players such...

 

Picturing The Past: Weather Records Reveal Number Of Snowy Christmases

The State Climate Office of North Carolina has operated through the University of North Carolina system for more than 40 years. Since 1980 it has been under the Department of Marine, Earth, and...

 

Vietnam Veteran: Seabees' 'Can Do' Motto Tested In Vietnam

Navy Lt. Cdr. William "Bill" Robertson experienced cultural shock when he left his duty station on the sands of Waikiki Beach for the sands of Red Beach in Danang, South Vietnam. In 1969 Robertson, a...

 

Time To See Christmas Trees: Old, New, ATOMic - Brevard, NC

Since 2012, College Walk has opened its door to the community by celebrating the season with an annual Open House. The Christmas Tree Extravaganza showcases more than 15 themed Christmas trees and...

 

Photos Capture County Covered In Snow, Impact

Snow brings fun and problems....

 

Rosman Christmas Parade Celebrates The Season - Rosman, NC

Under a clear sky, Sunday's Rosman Christmas Parade was a big hit, featuring (above) the Rosman High School Band and many others....

 

Local ROTC Students Learn History Of Iwo Jima

ROTC students from Rosman High School and Brevard High School took a field trip to the Western North Carolina Military History Museum to listen to ex-Army officer Frank Hawkins speak about the WWII...

 

Holiday Season Celebrated During Annual Parade - Brevard, NC

The sidewalks of Broad Street in Brevard were packed with people Saturday enjoying the annual Christmas Parade, which included nativity scenes and lots of smiling faces. (Times photos by John Lanier...

 

Lighting The Courthouse For Christmas - Brevard, NC

Larry Hoxit and Scott Goins decorate the courthouse Christmas tree from up high with the guidance of Chip Owen. David Camp, Jeff Davis and Glenn "Turbo" Strickland scale the courthouse wall to light...

 

Rosman Welcomes A Visit From Mr. And Mrs. Claus - Rosman, NC

On Tuesday, the town of Rosman welcomed Mr. and Mrs. Claus....

 

2017 Gingerbread House Winners Announced

Talented gingerbread artists coast-to-coast came together last wek to showcase their intricate, tasty creations, while celebrating the Silver Anniversary of the National Gingerbread House...

 

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