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Vietnam Veterans: Curtiss Poteat: Patrolling The Rivers Of South Vietnam

Private Curtiss Poteat left the tranquility of Marion, N.C. for South Vietnam in 1969, having trained as a military policeman to work on Army patrol boats (PBRs). "The uncle that I'm named after was...

 

Picturing The Past: Downtown Brevard Bustled With Business

Throughout the 1940s, '50s, and '60s the local economy was strong and the population of Brevard continued to grow. The strong economy was the result of manufacturers like Ecusta, DuPont, American...

 

Recalling The Day 'The Marines' Hymn' Rang Out

It's odd how a particular sound or smell has the power to transport one back to a place in time when that person experienced that unique sound or smell. For myself and, I'm certain, other aging...

 

Local Artists Show How They Are 'Connected' - Brevard, NC

The art exhibit "CONNECTED" is running through March 2 at the Transylvania Community Arts Council. All mediums and all levels of artistic experience were accepted for the exhibit. The following are...

 

Songsmith Gathering Coming To BMC On April 21 - Brevard, NC

The Wood Brothers, Nicki Bluhm, Greg Brown, Darrell Scott, Aaron Burdett, Beth Wood, Sarah Siskind, Mia Rose Lynne and Clint Roberts will take the stage for the inaugural Songsmith Gathering to be hel...

 

Soil & Water Conservation District Hosts Competition

Jeff Parker, district director for the Transylvania County Soil & Water Conservation District, announced the results of its annually sponsored conservation contests for local elementary and...

 

Picturing The Past: Taylor Sisters Founded Epworth School

Over the last few weeks Picturing the Past has been examining the population and economic growth of the town of Brevard in the early 1900s. This week we look at the impact this growth had on Brevard...

 

Vietnam Veterans: Wendell 'Ray' Alcorn: Seven Years As A POW

(Ray Alcorn grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania. He served 30 years in the U.S. Navy including seven years as a prisoner of war. His last assignment before retirement as a captain was as Dean of Student...

 

Adlai Marquez Ready To Rock In Salt Lake City

Fifteen-year-old Adlai Marquez, a local rock climber, has made it to the national stage. Marquez, his mom and grandmother leave today for Salt Lake City, Utah, for the 2018 USA Climbing Bouldering...

 

Middle School Students Learn The Character Playbook

Middle School students at Brevard Middle School and Brevard Academy are participating in Character Playbook curriculum this year. Character PlaybookTM is the NFL and United Way's signature digital...

 

Chamber To Host Second Visit Local Event

Spending time with locals and folks was so much fun last year at the first-ever Visit Local event, the Brevard/ Transylvania Visitor Center has decided to do it again. Transylvania County residents, as well as anyone from anywhere, are invited to get...

 

BMC Looks Toward Its 'Best' Season - Brevard, NC

"Stupendous," "extraordinary," "astonishing," "exciting." Those are just some of the words Mark Weinstein used to describe the upcoming summer festival at the Brevard Music Center. "I've never been...

 

Students Display Work At Science, Technology Expo

Students and teachers across Transylvania County Schools (TCS) step forward every day in science and technology. For one special night, families and the community joined the experience as TCS brought...

 

Local Art Students Receive Prestigious Awards

Seven students from Transylvania County Schools recently received a total of two Gold Keys, two Silver Keys, and nine honorable mentions in the prestigious Regional Scholastic Art Awards program, a...

 

'Faces Of Freedom' Found At Arts Council Exhibit - Brevard, NC

As part of the city of Brevard's 150th birthday celebration, the Transylvania Community Arts Council is hosting the 4th annual "Faces of Freedom" exhibition. The exhibit will be on display through...

 

Miss Bengal 2018 Contestants 'Reach For The Stars' - Rosman, NC

Contestants in Saturday's 2018 Miss Bengal pageant included Alicia Guinn, Emma Abram and Emma Henderson. The Rosman High School Yearbook staff organizes the pageant as an annual fundraiser. This was...

 

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...

 

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