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Tannery, Camp Opened In Early 1900s

A look back at the headlines of yesteryear offers a glimpses at what was occurring in Transylvania County 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, and 100 years ago. This week Picturing the Past will focus on one news sto...

 

'Faces Of Freedom' Exhibition Opens – Brevard NC

Billy Smith created this piece entitled "Two Stood Against Many." It is one of many pieces that are now on display at the TC Arts Council on Caldwell Street.(Times Photos by Michael...

 

X-ray Machines Used To Help Fit Shoes

The x-ray shoe fitter was a fluoroscope machine used to aid in the fitting of shoes. Three different individuals, all from Milwaukee, claimed to have invented the machine in the early 1920s. The...

 

Old Face Giving Historic Building A New Lease – Brevard NC

In the early 1980s, when he was 13 years old, Bruce Stewart used to build the fire at The Cabin in the Pines restaurant on Country Club Road in Brevard. Over the years, the building has housed...

 

TVS Clients Reveal Their Artistic Talents

The Interact group created this collage depicting a tropical rain forest.(Times Photos by Michael Rogers)...

 

Artist, Writer Spent Summers Near Brevard

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner was a well-known artist and writer, as well as a popular lecturer. She was awarded honorary degrees "for her artistic and literary achievements that have enriched the...

 

Brevard Elementary School Presents 'A Christmas Carol' – Brevard NC

Brevard Elementary School's 4th and 5th Grade Chorus this past Tuesday presented a contemporary musical production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." The following is a list of those who took...

 

U.D.C. Started First Transylvania Library

The United Daughters of the Confederacy or U.D.C. is a patriotic organization of women descended from those who served for the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War. Founded in Nashville, Tenn. in...

 

Local Children Learn The Joy Of Giving – Brevard NC

For many children, Christmas is all about tearing open their long-awaited presents under the tree. But for 350 youngsters, our community showed that Christmas is also about the true joy of giving to...

 

Bruce Gleasman Finishes Great Divide Ride – Brevard NC

Bruce Gleasman is clear about one thing: He won't be doing anything like the 76-day, 2,753 mile Great Divide Mountain Bike Route again. "I'm not a biker," he said, reflecting recently on the...

 

John Sledge Brought Television To County

Television, like radio had previously, opened up the world to people across America by providing quick access to news and events. Television added images to the experience. The first television...

 

Shaffer Ran Rosman Logging Business

Shaffer Lumber was an unincorporated sole-proprietorship logging business owned and operated by Eugene A. Shaffer. Shaffer moved his young family to Rosman from Pennsylvania in 1910 to log the rugged...

 

WPNF Was First Commercial Radio Station

Radio broadcast experiments began in the early 1900s and became practical by 1920. Amateur radio enthusiasts all across the country could obtain experimental licenses to broadcast at very limited...

 

Children Grow With Nature At Eagle's Nest

"There is a wolf in me. ...I keep this wolf because the wilderness gave it to me and the wilderness will not let it go." - Excerpt from "Wilderness" by Carl Sandburg. For Jodi John Pippin, Sandburg's...

 

Rosman Celebrates The Christmas Season – Rosman NC

It's just 24 days until Christmas and local youth made sure they paid a visit to Santa, who took time out of his busy schedule to visit the Rosman Town Hall on Tuesday. Children got a chance to tell...

 

Rosman Celebrates The Christmas Season – Rosman NC

The annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony, sponsored by the town of Rosman, was held Monday evening at the town hall. Leland Miller was among the many young and old who attended. Martha Mathis helped...

 

Rice Street Garden Celebrating Its Fifth Year – brevard NC

Sixty supporters of the Rice Street Community Garden attended a "Celebrate the Harvest" party the evening of Nov. 4 and donated ample funds for the garden's operating expenses for the next growing...

 

Quilts Are An Important Part Of Heritage

Quilts are an important piece of our heritage. They offer insight into the social, cultural, and economic history of an area. A quilt is defined as two layers of fabric, frequently with some form of...

 

Transylvanians Enjoy Last Week's Warm Weather – Brevard NC

Is This Really November? Parents and children take advantage of Black Friday's unusual warm weather at Silvermont and Franklin Park, enjoying the playground, tennis and basketball courts. (Times...

 

Museum Hosts Famous ATOM Tree Exhibit – Brevard NC

1950s Christmas The Aluminum Tree & Aesthetically Challenged Seasonal Ornament Museum and Research Center (ATOM) will be exhibited at the Transylvania Heritage Museum through Saturday, Dec. 24....

 

Logging Railroads Were Vital To Industries – Transylvania County NC

Logging and tanning were two of the major industries in Transylvania County and western North Carolina in the early 1900s and railroads played an integral role in the success of those industries. The...

 

Farmers' Market Appreciates Its Customers – Brevard NC

Last Saturday, the Transylvania Farmers' Market in downtown Brevard held a "Customer Appreciation Day." Pitch Pine Farm sells local organic vegetables. (Times photos by Derek McKis...

 

Elvis, Dolly Wow Audiences At Silvermont – Brevard NC

The "Elvis & Dolly Christmas Show" entertained audiences this past Saturday at the Silvermont Mansion in downtown Brevard as part of an annual fundraiser for the Silvermont Opportunity Center....

 

Lots Of Hullabaloo Going On At County Library – Brevard NC

Each first and third Saturday in November and December, the Transylvania County Library will celebrate and promote early literacy for children 5 years old and under. Hullabaloo Storytime & Craft...

 

Square Dance Benefits JAM Program

Get Your JAM On! The Dunn's Rock Community Center hosted a benefit for the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) Sunday evening. The square dance featured music by Pretty Little Goat and The East Fork...

 

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