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County Virus Count At 391 – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health reported five additional cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, for a total of 391 cases and nine deaths among county residents since the pandemic started.... — Updated 10/19/2020


County's Historian To Retire – Transylvania County, NC

Marcy Thompson will retire at the end of October, leaving behind a 14-plus year career as the first official keeper of local history at the county library. Thompson began working... — Updated 10/19/2020 Full story

A Dangerous Idea

Dr. Scott Atlas, President Trump’s science advisor, has advocated the concept of “herd immunity” to defeat COVID-19. Earlier this month, a small number of medical professionals released the Great Barrington Declaration,... — Updated 10/19/2020

Is The American Dream Attainable?

The following books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Akhtar, Ayad. “Homeland Elegies.” A blend of fact and fiction, author Ayad Akhtar’s newest work is a tale of life after 9/11. Centered around... — Updated 10/19/2020


Bartram Trail Offers Scenic Views, Plant Life Minus The Crowds

The coming of fall has brought a breath of fresh air into the Appalachians. Amidst the madness that has been the year 2020, the leaves have quickly transformed into those vivid... — Updated 10/19/2020

Kathy Wilde Crowned Homecoming Queen

The following briefs are from Thursday, Oct. 22, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Gov. Bob Scott will come to Brevard on Friday for a big rally at Brevard Senior High School. He will spend the entire day in western North... — Updated 10/19/2020


Lacey Olivia Smith

Daniel and Heather Smith, of Fletcher, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lacey Olivia Smith, born Oct. 5, 2020, at AdventHealth Hospital in Hendersonville. She... — Updated 10/19/2020


Bobby Dean Bishop

Bobby Dean Bishop, 93, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2020.   Born in Landrum, S.C., on Oct. 3, 1927, he was the son of Elbert and Jessie (Lawter) Bishop. He moved to Tryon, N.C.,... — Updated 10/19/2020


Mrs. L. Boyce Caudle

Mrs. L. Boyce Caudle, 88, formerly Frances Perlene Hartsell, of Salisbury, N.C., passed away peacefully in her home Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. She grew up in Stanly County and... — Updated 10/19/2020

Event Calendar

Visit our events calendar for a list of recent events. New event submissions are always... — Updated 10/19/2020 Full story


Students Learn About An Owl's Feeding Habits

Last week, Daniel Manget, an education specialist with the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, conducted a class on owls at Brevard Elementary School. Part of the class included... — Updated 10/19/2020

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