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Christmas Child Spreads The Love Again

Retirees, elementary school children, teenagers and parents joined forces on Saturday at Pisgah Forest Baptist Church to make sure young children in disadvantaged countries around the world enjoy a...

 

Students Brighten Library Sidewalk

The first sidewalk drawing contest for local high school students was held Saturday at the Transylvania County Library. Students from Brevard and Rosman high schools took part. The judges were Tammy...

 

New Books Tell Stories Close To Home

There's something almost magical about richly illustrated children's books, with their simple, warmhearted stories that become treasures worth passing along from generation to generation. Many an...

 

Allison Reunion Draws Young And Old

Despite difficult economic times, members of the Allison-Allanson family still made time to get together from far flung locations for food and fellowship. This past weekend the 14th National Allison...

 

Part Of DuPont Forest Could Become A Park

It's been nearly 10 years since the 10,400-acre DuPont State Forest opened to the public with its scenic waterfalls and hiking trails. The former site of a DuPont x-ray film plant and privately owned...

 

Community Gets Together For Annual Dinner

The dinner raises scholarships for local students, typically to Rosman High and Brevard High students who plan to pursue further education in agriculture. The dinner wouldn't be possible without the...

 

Community Gets Together For Annual Dinner

The annual Transylvania County Cattlemen's Association Dinner last Saturday was about many things: community getting together, eating good food, volunteering and raising money for a good cause....

 

Greystone Inn Marks 25 Years Of Hospitality

The Greystone Inn, located on the shore of Lake Toxaway, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Since it opened in 1985, the inn has become one of the premier small resorts in the Southeast,...

 

Event Featured Tasty Transylvania Treats

Fifteen local restaurants and caterers participated in the Sept. 14 Taste of Transylvania held at the Brevard Music Center and sponsored by Communities In Schools of Transylvania County. "The chance...

 

Couple Build Little Chapel Beside Home

Lots of people consider Transylvania County to be an especially spiritual place, with beautiful mountains, fast moving streams, waterfalls, and churches on many peaceful country roads that help...

 

Fair Is So Much More Than Just The Rides

Another Mountain State Fair has come and gone, but scores of Transylvania County residents will remember this year's event at the western North Carolina Agricultural Center for years to come....

 

Richmond Family Completed Via Ethiopia

There was a time when Mark and Mary Richmond of Brevard might have chuckled if someone suggested they'd someday travel all the way to Ethiopia and come home with two children looking for a new home...

 

Mountain Bikers Race To Brevard Academy

Sue Haywood took part in a special mountain bike event Monday at Brevard Academy. Haywood, a top U.S. mountain biker, led students on an imaginary mountain bike trip. Haywood and other mountain...

 

Gwynn Celebrates 75 Years Of Camp Life

Gwynn Valley Camp recently celebrated 75 years of serving children in its summer camp program. Founded in 1935 by Mary Gwynn, the camp still emphasizes its original values of simplicity, acceptance, a...

 

Age Is No Barrier To Skateboarding Dude

In a sport where 20-year-olds are approaching middle age and 30-year-olds are considered ‘old,' 70-year-old skateboarder Jim Martin must be positively ancient. Martin is determined to break that...

 

Cearnal Captures Memories With Miniatures

From bits of glass to junkyard scraps, Joan Cearnal uses various materials to create miniature replicar memories of the places she has visited. Cearnal, who lives in Lake Toxaway, has lived in 17...

 

Brevard College Freshmen ‘Move A Mountain'

One of the first things Allyson Davenport, an incoming Brevard College freshman, did this weekend after arriving on campus was to visit one of Transylvania County's famous waterfalls. But it wasn't...

 

Bird Therapy Planted In KOALA Garden

Andrea Heidmann not only gives but she receives "garden therapy" from the bird garden at KOALA adult daycare. In 2007, Heidmann was assisting fellow member of the Master Gardener Volunteer Program...

 

Tour Group Learns Local Farms Thriving

By Jackie Whitmire For The Transylvania Times On the morning of Aug. 14, 44 people boarded a Young's Transportation bus and a church van provided by Zion Baptist Church to explore a dozen or more...

 

Couple Plays A Part In German Festival

Every year the small southwest German town of Bad Wimpfen celebrates its rich history by staging a two-day medieval festival, called the "Stauferfest", or King's Festival. There is nothing unusual in...

 

Project Protects, Highlights Historic Site

Will Corn's Eagle Scout project has helped bring to light a little more history at the Allison-Deaver House site. Corn and his helpers have exposed the old cobblestone floor of a post office or house...

 

Miniature Knights Display Depicts Medieval Life

Written For The Times By Jane Warth Remember Prince Valiant, a Nordic prince with a singing sword who was "knighted" by King Arthur of Camelot? And his beautiful bride Aleta, Queen of the Misty...

 

Boys And Girls Happily At Play This Summer

School's out, but fun's in for the children attending the eight-week summer program of the Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County. Nearly 250 are enrolled. The program operates out of the main Club...

 

SHIELDCamp Teaches Valuable Lessons

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office SHIELD Camp led children on a camping expedition that not only provided summer fun but also taught about providing a helping hand to others. This is the third...

 

Iron Expressions Is Making An Impression

Aubrey and Shasta Deaver of the Little River community are blessed with creative gifts and have been putting them to good use. Aubrey, 26, is a wastewater technician by day and an artist who works...

 

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