The Transylvania Times -

Articles from the March 25, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 36



 By Park Baker    News    March 25, 2019

River Tour Looks At Needs

Sections of the upper French Broad River are being overused, while other sections are being underused, according to local officials. Last week, a group of conservationists, land managers and local...

 

Local Steve Woodsmall To Challenge Meadows

Citing a need for honest representation and reasonable solutions in Washington, Major Steve Woodsmall (USAF, retired) has announced his candidacy for the 2020 election to the U.S. House of Representatives for the 11th District of North Carolina....

 

William Shakespeare's 'Romeo And Juliet' Coming To Library

The North Carolina Stage Company brings Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” to Transylvania County for a series of intimate performances that include live music and an ensemble of eight actors playing 16 different characters. The group will...

 

Transylvania Times Wins N.C. Awards

The Transylvania Times was recognized last week by the N.C. Press Association, winning two awards. In the Press Association’s 2018 Editorial and Advertising Contest, The Transylvania Times took third place for “Best Community Coverage” and...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 25, 2019

Cohen Discusses Health, Early Childhood

N.C. Department of Health and Human Resources (NCDHHS) Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen discussed some of her major concerns, ranging from the plight of rural hospitals and the opioid crisis to expanding...

 

Protect Our Children, Save The Earth

It amazes me that the people who call themselves “pro-life” don’t care very much about the future lives of our living children. Likewise, that the people who call themselves “conservatives” don’t care very much about conserving the...

 

Expanding Medicaid

The state General Assembly should seriously consider expanding Medicaid in North Carolina. The reasons for expanding Medicaid are numerous and widespread while the reasons for not expanding Medicaid are primarily theoretical. In the past, the state l...

 
 By Billy Ball    Opinion    March 25, 2019

Guest Column: What Was Missing From Education Summit?

There was much talk about state Superintendent Mark Johnson’s February’s big education summit, the “big” announcement you might have missed because you, like most of North Carolina, were not invited. Public education advocates buzzed with...

 

Trump Is A Bad Hire

Every business owner in the course of his/her career has filled an open position with a new hire they truly believed would vault their organization to new heights of profitability and prominence only to find the person lacked the skill and character...

 

Chertock, Posnock To Give BMC Free Concert

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College in Brevard and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) in Hendersonville, has announced its April program of chamber concerts as part...

 

What's New At The Library: Prosecuting KKK Members Who Bombed Church

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Heller, Peter. “The River.” Jack and Wynn both love the outdoors so they decide to head to Canada and canoe the Maskwa River. One evening they hear a man and woman...

 

Picturing The Past Bowling: A Favorite Pastime In Brevard

Bowling was always a popular recreational activity among Ecusta employees. In the early days they fielded at least six men's teams and six women's team. However, long before the Ecusta Paper...

 

Glancing Back: John Love To Lead American Thread

The following briefs are from Thursday, March 27, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. The golden anniversary of the American Legion has been commemorated with a special stamp by the Post Office Department. The stamps were placed on sale here on M...

 

MountainTrue Brings No Man's Land Film Festival To Brevard

MountainTrue and Transylvania County Tourism are proud to bring No Man's Land Film Festival (NMLFF) – the premier all-women adventure film festival – to western North Carolina for a second year....

 

Wildlife Commission Offers Tips For Turkey Hunters

Wild turkey season runs April 13 through May 11 this year, preceded by a youth-only turkey season from April 6 through April 12. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission offers these tips for turkey hunters: •Hunting is not allowed where bait has...

 

Schleinings To Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Master Sgt. (Ret.) Lee P. and Paula Schleining, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, March 27, 2019. They were married March 27, 1969, at Ft. Derussy, Honolulu, Hawaii,...

 

News Of Organizations

Sierra Club The Sierra Club’s March speaker will be Dr. Anne Chapin, professor of art history and archaeology at Brevard College, speaking on “Gaia’s Bounty: Environment and Art in Prehistoric Greece.” Local beauty attracts many people to...

 

Savvy Senior: Safe Ways To Get Rid Of Expired, Unused Medicine

Dear Savvy Senior, What’s the best, environmentally safe way to dispose of old and unused medications? My mother has a medicine cabinet chocked-full of pills, some of which haven’t been touched in 25 years, and I’d like to clean it out for...

 

Tractor Supply Co. To Promote 4-H Fundraiser

Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is gearing up for its Spring Paper Clover event, a semi-annual fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth. Donations from the program provide...

 

Legal Notices: March 25, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E92 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrators of the Estate of Larry L. Hamilton of Transylvania Coun...

 

High School Students Learn History At Veterans Museum

"Five days after their museum visit, students were talking, during their free time, about what they learned at the museum," Headmaster Sedrick Dellinger said after Canongate Catholic High School...

 

Guest Column: Be A Supporter Of Children's Literacy

"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free" Frederick Douglas, a freed black man and abolitionist leader in early 19th century passionately testified. This quotation is on Brevard College's...

 

BRCC To Offer More Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College will offer the following Continuing Education classes in April and May: Art Intermediate Water-color meets April 1-May 20 on Mondays from 2 to 5 p.m. Registration fee is...

 

Local Groups Seek to Foster Families, Communities

A local collaborative effort seeks to provide resources to foster children and those who care for them. Fostering Families Transylvania and Crossnore School & Children’s Home are seeking to build connections with community partners to meet the...

 

Habitat At Home: Shade Your Stream

Have a stream in your backyard or neighborhood that could use some TLC? Learn how to “shade your stream” for a healthier, more stable stream. If you have a small stream in your yard or neighborhood, you have probably noticed some changes lately....

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019