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Testing Reporting Delays Affect Student Placement

Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the challenges of placing students in summer learning programs and fall classes due to delays in state reporting of standardized test scores. Brian Weaver, assistant...

Timely Test Reporting

Some governmental laws, regulations and processes are befuddling, illogical and counterproductive. Several of them came to light during the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting Monday evening. The state requires that students who achieve...

Veterans History Museum To Show Free WWII Movie 'The Great Raid'

Visit the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Wednesday, March 27, at 6 p.m. to enjoy the WWII movie "The Great Raid." This film tells the story of perhaps one of the most unheralded, and yet...

SylvanSport VAST Named #1 RV For Outdoor Adventure At RVX

At the RV Industry Association’s first RVX Reveal event last week, SylvanSport competed against more than 400 RVs across nine categories. SylvanSport VAST was voted the #1 RV for Outdoor Adventure by RVX judges. While it may seem only natural for...

News Of Organizations

Democrats The Transylvania County Democratic Party announces that Zeb L. Smathers, Canton’s mayor, will be the keynote speaker at its annual convention on March 30 at the Transylvania County Election Center at 150 Gaston St. Doors will open at...

Extension Master Food Volunteer Registration Is Now Open

Do you enjoy cooking, eating, local food work or, just simply, food? If you answered yes to any of these, join the Extension Master Food Volunteer (EMFV) program now. The 2019 application for the EMFV program is now open to Henderson County and...

John Orville Dodson

John Orville Dodson, 85, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019, at Autumn Care of Waynesville, Retirement and Assisted Living Facility. A native of Richmond County, Va., he was the youngest child of the...

Robert Morris England

Robert Morris England, 94, passed away at his home in Sylva, March 15, 2019. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He graduated from Westminster College and worked for Westinghouse...

Seven Local Professionals Graduate From Homegrown Leaders Program By ARC

Several locals recently graduated from Homegrown Leaders program, a regional leadership and economic development program that develops and supports highly-motivated leaders who are committed to...

Event Calendar

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