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UPDATED: Cancelled Or Rescheduled Events in Transylvania County-Schools Closed Monday, Jan. 9

-Transylvania County Schools closed Monday and will operate as a "Virtual Day" for students. -Monday's scheduled Board of Commissioners' meeting has been cancelled. -Transylvania County Government Offices will open on a two-hour... — Updated 1/8/2017


(8 a.m., Sunday) Weather Forecast Issued By NWS – Brevard NC

The following National Weather Service Forecast was issued just before 8 a.m., Sunday:Today: Sunny, with a high near 28. Wind chill values as low as -1. North wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy,... — Updated 1/8/2017


Church Activites – Transylvania County

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Jan. 8, Keith Thompson will be preaching on the theme of “Listening to Jesus.” Music for worship will be provided by the Chancel Choir. The Sunday school program resumes its... — Updated 1/6/2017

 By Matt McGregor    News

The Search Goes On For Mucho, The Cat – Brevard NC

Linda Muir's Tabby cat Mucho had always come when called in the five years she had him, but one day this past October Mucho didn't return to the home on East Falls View Drive in... — Updated 1/6/2017


Prep Roundup

Braves Sweep Tigers On The Road The Cherokee Braves took a pair of victories over the Rosman Tigers Tuesday night in a couple of Smoky Mountain Conference contests. The boys’ team lost 66-61 in a game where they were outscored 23... — Updated 1/4/2017


Legal Notices for January 5, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 16 E 395 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Arnold L. Monteith of Transylvania County,... — Updated 1/4/2017 Full story

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Win Nail-Biter Over Mustangs For 2A Title – Brevard NC

It was a night full of close contests, but the Brevard Blue Devil wrestling team got a couple of big performances and key results when they needed them most to claim a 37-36 win... — Updated 1/4/2017

 By Corey Gafnea    Education

Setting Goals With Our Youth

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” ― Melody Beattie Oftentimes we make New Years’ resolutions and say things like, “This will b... — Updated 1/4/2017 Full story


Brevard Middle Gives Back For The Holidays – Brevard NC

For twelve weeks in fall 2016, Mrs. Pagano's and Mr. Sprinkle's ELA (English and Language Arts) classes worked on their Seventh Grade Service Projects, also known as the "Seven by... — Updated 1/4/2017


L'Ecuyer And Knights Marriage Announced

Annika Jone L'Ecuyer and Samantha Ann Knights were married Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at the top of John's Rock in Pisgah National Forest. The ceremony was conducted by Anna Knights... — Updated 1/4/2017


News Of Organizations

AARP AARP Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 11:15 a.m. at Bay Breeze Restaurant, located at 1830 Asheville Highway in Hendersonville. After a brief business meeting, the program will be “Living Healthy in the New... — Updated 1/4/2017


Introducing MNN: A 'Village To Village' Initiative - Brevard NC

At their January meeting, Brevard AAUW will be welcoming Patricia Fair, board chair of Mountain Neighbors Network, a new not-for-profit organization focused on providing community support to seniors wishing to remain in their... — Updated 1/4/2017


Hayes To Play Friday – Brevard NC

Mitch Hayes, who just won the Americana/Blues Artist of the Year at the Queen City (Charlotte) Music Awards, will be performing with the Mitch Hayes Trio this Friday, Jan. 6, at... — Updated 1/4/2017


Annual Father-Daughter Dance To Be Held In February – Brevard NC

The First United Methodist Church of Brevard has announced the 21st annual Father-Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 7-9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This tradition was started in Massachusetts by James B.... — Updated 1/4/2017


Highland Books, Authors Guild To Host Discussions – Brevard NC

Beginning Thursday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and continuing every fourth Thursday of each month, Highland Books and members of the Brevard Authors Guild invite the public a... — Updated 1/4/2017


TVS Clients Reveal Their Artistic Talents

The Interact group created this collage depicting a tropical rain forest.(Times Photos by Michael Rogers)... — Updated 1/4/2017

 By Park Baker    News

Groups Partner To Purchase, Conserve Tract Of Land – Brevard NC

Last month, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) and the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy worked together to purchase an 82-acre tract of land... — Updated 1/4/2017

 By Matt McGregor    News

Property Crimes Go Up During Holidays – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office experienced a busier wave of holiday crimes than the Brevard Police Department. Chief Deputy Eddie Gunter, with the Sheriff’s Office, said the holidays are the time of the year property... — Updated 1/4/2017


Herman T. Bailey

Herm loved good food, firecrackers, the Chicago Cubs, Snickers, dogs (especially Meg and Gin), the Drake Relays, the study of weather, and a really good martini. For nearly 95... — Updated 1/4/2017


Has N.C. Become The New Selma?

Well, my fellow North Carolinians, we’re being recognized by the rest of the United States for what we are doing, but...not in a good way! What Selma did for Alabama, our legislature has done for our state, making us a mockery.... — Updated 1/4/2017


Rocky's Went Above And Beyond

I want to acknowledge a kindness on the part of a local restaurant, even though the business, Rocky’s Soda Shop, was crowded with tourists beginning the New Year’s Eve festivities. Adam Perkins, Dee Dee’s son and business... — Updated 1/4/2017


Wonderful News

I get The Transylvania Times every day it comes out. I notice most of all that what is written in the Opinion of the Readers is a bad or negative situation. I have a very good and wonderful praise to tell all the readers of... — Updated 1/4/2017


Fortunate To Have Coed

Transylvanians enjoyed a very special Christmas gift during the month of December. The owner of the Coed Theater showed complimentary Christmas movies every Friday and Saturday nights during the month. Many thanks to the owner for... — Updated 1/4/2017


Brevard: City Of Angels

This is a follow-up letter concerning the theft of my grandson’s bike. We could not believe, and still cannot, the response we got to the letter. We are in awe of the generosity we encountered because of the letter. We did not... — Updated 1/4/2017


The Future Of DuPont

2016 was an important year for DuPont State Recreational Forest. Earlier last year the state General Assembly approved an additional $3.6 million in funding for bathrooms, utilities and parking, as well as adding nine staff... — Updated 1/4/2017


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