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Cedar Mountain News

AOTC Saturday, April 6, will be the Assault on the Carolinas (AOTC) bicycle race. The AOTC is the annual fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest. The event includes two... — Updated 3/27/2019

 By Judy Nebrig    Education

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Parents Learn About Bullying, 'Momo' Phenomenon

Koinonia, Lenten Service On March 14, the Koinonia Lenten service was held at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, one of our community supporters. Luz Hernandez, a Brevard College student who is volunteering at El Centro... — Updated 3/27/2019


Negrón Invites Rosman And Lake Toxaway Communities To Chat

Louis Negrón, chief executive officer of United Way of Transylvania County, invites members of the community to meet him at the Community Chat series in April. These informal conversations center on the local United Way — where... — Updated 3/27/2019


Balsam Grove News

Bread Of Life Food Truck The Bread of Life food truck will be at the Balsam Grove Community center from noon until 1 p.m., every Wednesday. They will have plate lunches that you can take home with you. This service is available to... — Updated 3/27/2019


Christian-Based Rehab Center To Open For Women

Safe Heaven Women’s Rehab Center, a Christian-based 12-month live-in facility, is opening on Monday across from Brevard College. The center will consist of weekly and/or monthly counseling, devotional, prayer, daily studies,... — Updated 3/27/2019


Worthwhile Project: Free Doghouses

I read, through tears the letter submitted to The Transylvania Times, March 11 edition, by JoAnn LaRocca from Etowah. LaRocca wrote of her observation of a dog tied out behind a shed, always there and always alone. Apparently... — Updated 3/27/2019


Guest Column: Take It From Us: Politicians Shouldn't Draw Electoral Maps

(Editor’s Note. The following opinion piece by Roy Cooper and Larry Hogan originally appeared in The Washington Post but was released to other papers, including The Transylvania Times, on March 25. Cooper, a Democrat, is... — Updated 3/27/2019


Transylvania Leads The Way

At times, raising children can be frustrating and exhausting. Having to deal with children’s runny noses, bouts of diarrhea, temper tantrums and feedings every two to fours can test even the most loving parents. But hearing a... — Updated 3/27/2019


Ted Tawney Continues Effort To Remain At Home

It’s well-known that Ted Tawney is independent minded, but it’s a full-time job for the 66-year-old to help look after himself. The Brevard resident has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair. “Everything I do, I do... — Updated 3/27/2019


Wildlife Resources Officials Want Public's Help Locating Hellbenders

See a hellbender? If so, biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources want to know when and where, so they can continue their long-term inventory and monitoring of this giant, aquatic salamander. Hellbenders, also called... — Updated 3/27/2019


School System Announces Its Kindergarten Registration Dates

Hundreds of children and adults came out to the recent Kindergarten Readiness Rally on March 21, where they connected with schools, agencies and nonprofits offering various... — Updated 3/27/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Arrest Made After Police Vehicle Damaged

A car chase ended in a glancing blow to a Brevard Police Department vehicle and a damaged Comporium pole on Tuesday morning on Everett Farm Road. Robert Rogall was later arrested... — Updated 3/27/2019


School Bond Construction Committee Begins Work

The process of selecting architects and construction managers for school bond construction in Transylvania County Schools has begun. Acting on the $68 million bond passed in November, the Transylvania County Board of Education and... — Updated 3/27/2019


Skate Park On Track

Two dozen volunteers this past Saturday put in a good day's work, framing substructures for Brevard's soon-to-be newest public amenity, a beginner-to-expert skatepark in the Tannery... — Updated 3/27/2019

 By John Lanier    News

Sesame Workshop Celebrates Milestone

Sesame Workshop and its famous children’s program, “Sesame Street,” are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year as they continue working to improve the lives of children across the globe. “Our goal as an organization... — Updated 3/27/2019


Henson Will Not Run In 2020

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson announced Tuesday that he would not seek re-election in 2010 for District 113, which includes Transylvania County. In a written statement, Henson, who has served two terms in the House, said it was the “hono... — Updated 3/27/2019


DA Won't Prosecute Transportation Funds Case

District Attorney Greg Newman’s office has “determined” funds were “unaccounted for” in the Transylvania County Transportation Department but “that the evidence did not meet the state’s responsibility of proving... — Updated 3/27/2019


Downtown Brevard Hosts Second Annual Arts In March

Arts in March featured artists from an array of genres and gave members of the public the chance to speak with artists and witness demonstrations.... — Updated 3/27/2019


Salvation Army Recognizes Those Who Support It

The Salvation Army recently held a luncheon to thank the volunteers, sponors and merchants who helped during the Ringing the Bell fundraiser at Christmas. At the luncheon, Al... — Updated 3/27/2019


Legal Notices: March 28, 2019

AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 16 SP 101 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by George L. Aulbach and Gertrude F. Aulbach, (George L. Aulbach and Gertrude F. Aubach, both... — Updated 3/27/2019


Rosenwald News

Periodically, I drive up or down Silversteen Drive, the road that cuts through two parcels of the Tannery Park in historic Rosenwald. It's a bit of a search and find mission. I am... — Updated 3/27/2019


John "Ian" Russell

John "Ian" Russell, 70, of Brevard, passed away March 26, 2019. A native of Kelty, Scotland, he was the son of the late John and Isabella Mills Russell. In addition to his parents,... — Updated 3/27/2019


James Thomas Cassell

James Thomas Cassell, 80, of Brevard, passed away peacefully at his home while surrounded by his family, Sunday, March 24, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of... — Updated 3/27/2019


Cathey's Creek News

Cathey’s Creek Community Center Carolina Blue Bluegrass Band will be performing at the Community Center at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 6. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for children, and children under 6 get in free. In Th... — Updated 3/27/2019


Project Empathy Brings Students, Leaders Together

This past Friday, March 22, Project Empathy, with the support of Brevard Music Center, Mountain Roots, Transylvania County Schools and the city of Brevard, hosted 25 high school... — Updated 3/27/2019


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