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Strike Out Childhood Cancer At Rockin' Bowl Tournament

Rockin’ Bowl, along with St. Baldrick’s of Transylvania County, will host the 3rd annual Strike Out Childhood Cancer bowling tournament on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person, or $100 for a team up to 10... — Updated 2/8/2019


Legal Notices: January 28, 2019

The Transylvania County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) announces the availability of $104,212 in intervention and prevention funds for services to youths most at risk of court involvement. JCPC funds require a local cash... — Updated 1/30/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devil Offense Falters In Mountain Six Loss To Pisgah

The Brevard Blue Devils put together one of their best defensive performances of the season on Friday night, but unfortunately, the offense couldn't follow suit as Brevard fell... — Updated 1/30/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Win Third Straight Conference Contest

What a difference a week makes. In seven days, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils went from being 0-12 in the Mountain Six Conference over the past two seasons to rattling off three... — Updated 1/30/2019


Cooperative Extension Has Free Radon Testing Equipment

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina, and families close windows to keep warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for radon testing in your home. Radon is the odorless, colorless gas that is the... — Updated 1/29/2019

 By Davd Whitmire    Outdoors

New Traditional Sporting Groups Formed In County

Many state wildlife agencies across the country worry about their future funding sources, with trends in hunting and fishing license sales declining. This problem that state... — Updated 1/29/2019


Reserve Names Top Local Volunteers

Brevard's Molly Tartt and Lake Toxaway's Paul Cooper have been named as Southern Highlands Reserve's 2018 Volunteers of the Year. Southern Highlands Reserve, located off Summit... — Updated 1/29/2019


School Math And Science Fair, Expo Set

The Thirty-First Annual Dr. A. Mickey Church Math and Science Fair and Expo is the place to be this Thursday, Jan. 31. Interactive exhibits and demonstrations of math, science and... — Updated 1/29/2019


Get Healthier In 2019

"All the money in the world can’t buy you back good health.” -Reba McEntire There are many things to which we aspire in life, but the most important one is good health, for it has an impact on all facets of our lives. We may ha... — Updated 1/28/2019


Glancing Back: Rosman High School Considered Unsafe

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 30, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. _______________ Craig M. Cheek, 18, of Pisgah Forest and Robert Long, 17, of Brevard were injured Friday, Jan. 24, when their motorcycle ran... — Updated 1/28/2019


Picturing The Past: Historic Information On Pisgah Forest Post Office

This week's Picturing the Past photographs feature the Pisgah Forest Post Office in the 1940s and the current facility. Pisgah Forest first established a post office in December... — Updated 1/28/2019


Transylvania County Democratic Party Announces Annual Precinct Meetings

David Smith, Chair of the Democratic Party of Transylvania County, has announced the 2019 Annual Precinct Meetings. All registered Democrats are welcome to attend and are eligible to vote in their precinct meeting. The primary... — Updated 1/28/2019


New Wheelchair Swing Installed At Silvermont Park

Transylvania County Parks & Recreation has installed a new wheelchair accessible swing for Silvermont Park. According to Parks & Recreation Director, Jared Mull, "This new... — Updated 1/28/2019

 By Joseph Marvin    Sports

BC Rolls At Home, Cruises Past Agnes Scott In 73-49 Win

The Brevard College Tornados women’s basketball team (9-10, 5-8 USAS) toppled the visiting Agnes Scott College Scotties (1-21, 1-11 USAS) by a final score of 73-49 on Saturday afternoon at the Boshamer Gymnasium behind a... — Updated 1/28/2019

 By Joseph Marvin    Sports

Tornados Fall to Covenant, Maryville In USA South Clashes

The Brevard College Tornados men’s basketball team (5-13, 2-9 USAS) fell in conference action to the USA South West Division-leading Covenant Scots (12-6, 11-0 USAS) by a final score of 72-55 late Friday night. Brevard was led by... — Updated 1/28/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devil Swimmers Qualify For Regionals

After a highly successful season, the Brevard Blue Devil swim team had 10 members qualify for the 2A regional meet this Friday in Charlotte. Brevard had seven members of the team qualify in more than one event. Those include:... — Updated 1/28/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devil, Tiger Wrestlers Advance To Dual Team Playoffs

The conference tournaments for area prep wrestling teams were held last week, with Brevard and Rosman wrapping up their regular seasons. The Blue Devils finished second at the Mountain Six tournament, behind Pisgah. Individual... — Updated 1/28/2019


Reconnect For Resilience Workshop Recently Held During The Rise & Shine After-School Program

Recently, a two-day Reconnect For Resilience training was held at the Rise & Shine After-School Program for board members, staff and leadership volunteers. The session was... — Updated 1/28/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Ice Patch Blamed For Road Accident

An ice patch reportedly was the cause of a three-car accident on Rosman Highway on Friday morning. According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, the accident was called in at 7:51 a.m. “There were two vehicles, a Toyota Tacoma and a... — Updated 1/28/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Council Approves Crosswalk Beacons

Brevard City Council approved purchasing two rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRRB) for the crosswalk on Ecusta Road near the City Sports Complex and on Broad Street between Brevard College and First United Methodist Church.... — Updated 1/28/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Chamber Recognizes Local Businesses

D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors was named Business of the Year and Lucia Gerdes, owner of Cedar Mountain Canteen, was named Business Person of the Year during Saturday's... — Updated 1/28/2019


Brevard Academy Celebrates National School Choice Week

As guests entered the hallways of Brevard Academy last week, they may have noticed a pop of color to the standard green and khaki uniforms. Students were adorned with yellow scarves... — Updated 1/28/2019


Local Administrators Learn New Skills At ASCD Conference

Investing in and supporting our public schools is the goal of the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF), so when Jeremy Gibbs, Transylvania County Schools’ Chief Academic Officer, proposed that the... — Updated 1/28/2019


BHS Art Students Win Prestigious Awards

Transylvania County Schools congratulates two students for their achievement in the 2019 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition. Sadie Tynch and Jaclyn Neumann, Brevard... — Updated 1/28/2019


New At The Library: Four Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Diseases

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Bartles, Erin. “We Hope for Better Things.” As a former reporter, Elizabeth is used to digging around until she finds what she is looking for. But sh... — Updated 1/28/2019


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