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 By Josh Kelly    Outdoors    March 27, 2017

A Glimpse Of Restoration Work In Tusquitee Ranger District

In August 2016, the U.S. forest service released its decision for the Brushy Flats Project in the Tusquitee Ranger District. It will include a combination of timber harvesting and fire, and that’s a very good thing. While this project is not in...

 

Spring Turkey Hunting Workshop Offered At Pisgah Center

Just in time for the spring gobbler season, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free workshop for turkey hunters of all skill levels at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education on April 1. “Talking Turkey,” which will be held fro...

 

Picturing The Past: Brevard Jewelry Stores Also Sold Eye Glasses

Brevard has been the home of a number of jewelry shops since the early 1900s. The earliest mention of a jewelry shop in the Sylvan Valley News was for Hawkin's Jewelry Store in 1903. The 1900 Federal...

 

Donated Cars Mean More choices, Resources

The Sharing House's Wheels to Work Program is exactly what it says it is-an innovative way to supply critical transportation needs for hard working people. We have a critical need for donations of...

 
 By Park Baker    Outdoors    March 27, 2017

'Muskie Mile' Provides 'Monster' Catch

David Bergman went fishing recently on the infamous "muskie mile" of the French Broad River expecting to catch a muskie. What he didn't expect was to land the 5-foot monster female that hit his line...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 27, 2017

Board Votes Against Tinsley Project

The Brevard Planning Board will recommend City Council deny the proposed low-income housing development off Tinsley Road. Last week, the board unanimously voted to recommend to the council a denial for the application. Planning Board member Frank...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 27, 2017

Hospital flu Ban Lifted; Service Offered

Mission Health has announced it has lifted restrictions on visitors, plus a new intuitive for receiving care out of normal business hours. The latest influenza-like illness report from the state health department shows a decrease in flu-like...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 27, 2017

Teenager Facing Long Recovery

Jason Gravley said Sunday that his daughter Sarah, who was hit by a vehicle while skateboarding Friday evening, was not doing well and would require multiple surgeries. The 14-year-old Rosman Middle...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 27, 2017

Edwards Eyes Election Changes

Editor's Note: The Transylvania Time has recently published stories about the bills sponsored and co-sponsored by N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards and N.C. Rep. Cody Henson during the current session of the General Assembly. The following story is about some...

 

2025 Comprehensive Plan, Grant For Proposed Resort Focus Of Public Hearings

Two public hearings — one involving the 2025 Comprehensive Plan, and the other about a proposed resort for the former Glen Cannon Gold Club property — are scheduled for tonight’s regular Board of Commissioners meeting. The 2025 Comprehensive...

 

Hiding Legal Notices

Every year or two some legislators in the state General Assembly file bills that would make it more difficult for citizens to find legal notices. Now three state senators have introduced Senate Bill 343, which would abolish a decades old law...

 

Oppose Displaying Swastika On County Property

The Transylvania County Commission is considering a proposal for a Military History Museum to be located at the site of the old Board of Elections office on Gaston Street. During the presentation at the March 14 meeting, the group’s representative...

 

Visit World War II Museum

Recently I have had the occasion to visit the WWII Museum here in Brevard. I can’t say enough what a great service this is for the community. People and especially our youth need to know about WWII. Generally speaking, young people today now...

 

Failed State

Mr. Trump, the great negotiator, is off doing what he does best: sew hate and discontent, over reach in his solutions, fail to close the deal, blame Democrats (who have no power in Washington, by the way), and move on to the next failure (probably...

 

Legal Notices For March 27, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 15 CVD 299 NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA, A Body Politic and Corporate, Plaintiff vs. ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS AT... Full story

 

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