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C.A.R.E. Coalition Attends National Forum

Members of the C.A.R.E. Coalition of Transylvania County attended the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Forum in Washington, D.C., in early February. The representatives from...

 

New Clinic Proves A Dollar Can Go A Long Way

Is there such a thing as a "Most Generous Town in America?" If there is, the title might well go to Brevard, according to a news release from One Dollar For Life (ODFL), a California nonprofit....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 11, 2019

Henson Issued Criminal Summons

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office served a criminal summons Thursday to N.C. Rep. Cody Henson for one misdemeanor count of cyberstalking. Kelsey Henson, the lawmaker's wife, filed the...

 

2019 Polar Plunge Sets Participation Record

Feb. 23 was a cold and damp day. Many people felt how cold it truly was in the waters of Lake Atagahi in Connestee Falls as Special Olympics held its 5th annual Polar Plunge. Sixty-five brave...

 

GOP Convention

Local Republicans gathered Saturday at the library's Rogow Room for the county party's annual convention....

 

Cathey's Creek Church Road Fire Under Investigation

An investigation into a cabin fire at 58 Cathey's Creek Church Road on Friday morning may lead to criminal charges, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office. "We do have an investigation...

 

Heath Seymour Stepping Down From HOB Position

Heath Seymour has announced his resignation as the Heart of Brevard (HOB) executive director, effective the end of March. Seymour has served as executive director for more than five years. During this time, downtown Brevard has seen many positive cha...

 

Guest Column: How Hospital Care Changes Help Patients

The health care industry has gone through sweeping changes during the last 20 years: value-based care has replaced traditional fee-for-service billing, patients have become much more active participants in their own care and the teams who deliver...

 

Guest Column: Salvation Army Appreciates Community Support

Reflecting on 2018 and the ministry of The Salvation Army in Transylvania County, I realize how blessed we are to live and work in such a generous community. You have cared for your neighbors through your support of The Salvation Army. As a result...

 

Glancing Back: Daniels Receives Award For St. Timothy Design

The following briefs are from Thursday, March 13, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Robert L. Daniels, Brevard architect, has won a Randolph E. Dumont award at Duke University for “outstanding contribution to the solution of individual...

 

Voting Irregularities

Another thought provoking editorial in the March 4 Transylvania Times “Investigate Fully!” Unfortunately, the reader’s eye is too often drawn to the salacious activities of the rich and famous (owner of the New England Patriots) rather than...

 

If Animals Could Speak

Each day, as I go to and from work in Brevard, I see a dog tied out by a shed. It’s always there, alone. When it got so cold, I called Transylvania County Animal Services and asked if they would do a welfare check. The officer was very nice and...

 

Democratic Woes

I’m not even sure why I’m writing this letter because the many problems the Democrats face are on full display everyday. Consider: 1.A freshman congresswoman who is out of control and touting socialism. She is better known as “AOC....

 

Picturing The Past: Library's Exhibit Reveals Gash's Weave-It Loom

During the past year, staff and volunteers in the Local History Room at the Transylvania County Library have been processing, indexing, and preserving documents, photographs and other print materials...

 

Blue Ridge Parkway Welcomed 14 Million Visitors In 2018

The Blue Ridge Parkway’s 469-mile scenic drive, 369 miles of trail, 14 visitor centers, eight campgrounds, 10 concession operations, 15 picnic areas, and numerous other recreation opportunities welcomed over 14 million visitors in 2018. These...

 

Local United Way Seeks Grant Review Volunteers

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) seeks individuals with experience and expertise in management and nonprofits, and people interested in the focus areas of health, education and financial...

 

Legal Notices: March 11, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 17E13 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Douglas William Barton of Transylvania Count...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 11, 2019

Tigers Set Their Eyes On Bringing Home SMC Title

For the past two seasons, the Rosman Tigers have been a team full of young talent, pounding away at the door and eager to leave their mark. Now, with that same core group entering 2019 as...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 11, 2019

Blue Devils Look To Ascend Mountain Six In 2019

With a roster that features 11 seniors, the Brevard Blue Devils have all the pieces in place to make the leap from a middle-of-the-pack squad to one of the top contenders in the Mountain Six...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    March 11, 2019

BC Women's Lacrosse Split Pair Of Weekend Matches

Jezika Gunter and Hunter Denney each tallied hat tricks, while Micaiah Vacchiano added two goals as the Brevard College Tornados women’s lacrosse team (4-3, 1-1 USAS) earned its first USA South Conference victory, 10-5, over the Salem College...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    March 11, 2019

Tornados Fall 15-8 To Polar Bears

The Brevard College Tornados men’s lacrosse team (2-4) fell in non-conference play, 15-8, against the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears (4-1) on Saturday at Ives-Lemel Field on the campus of Brevard College. Jackson McKaig highlighted BC’s...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    March 11, 2019

Scots Earns Pair Of Wins Over BC In Doubleheader

The Brevard College Tornados Baseball team (4-11, 0-7 USAS) fell in consecutive defeats in USA South Conference play on Sunday afternoon to the Maryville College Scots (9-6, 2-4 USAS) at Scotland Yard in Maryville, Tenn. The Tornados and Scots...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 11, 2019

Franklin Outlasts Brevard In Game Of Power Hitting

In a game that featured two sides trading heavy blows back-and-forth, the Franklin Panthers came away with a 13-6 win over the Brevard Blue Devils last Thursday. The teams combined for 11 runs and...

 

Edison Ivy McCall

Edison Ivy McCall, 20 of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Mountain View Cremation & Funeral Care in Arden is assisting the family. Visit www.mtnviewcremation.com....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 11, 2019

Panthers Claw Past Lady Blue Devils In Conference Clash

The Franklin Panthers came out ready to prove they were still the team to beat in the Mountain Six Conference last Thursday against Brevard. And while the Lady Blue Devils dug themselves out of an...

 

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