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Articles from the April 19, 2018 edition

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Important Primaries

For each election cycle, The Transylvania Times allows local and state candidates a press release announcing their candidacy, their qualifications, their reasons for seeking office, their positions on certain issues, etc. On the first day of...

 

Gracious Lady

“Gracious” is not a term that can be applied to many people in today’s hyper-partisan, venomous and often self-congratulatory political realm. But former First Lady Barbara Bush, who passed away Tuesday, was gracious. Mrs. Bush was a...

 

DAR Provided Spruce Tree

Many have read the front page article in Thursday’s (April 12, 2018) Transylvania Times regarding the possible fate of the large Norwegian Spruce tree that stands majestically in front of the county courthouse. What readers may not know is that...

 

Baggy Pants Demand Response

Your front page article in the Thursday, April 12, paper “Town Rejects Baggy Pants Ban” begs a response. How dare the Rosman Board of Aldermen reject summarily the honest request of one of their citizens to make life in Rosman more beautiful by...

 

Stand With Students

This Friday marks 19 years since the Columbine school shooting. Nineteen years, and what have we adults done? Led by the students in Florida, some students at Brevard High and Brevard Middle schools are taking matters into their own hands. These...

 

Remember, We're A Tree City USA

When I moved here more than two decades ago, one thing that attracted me was that Brevard had been named a Tree City USA, a designation that has been the case for the past 37 years. But as I look around now, I see that day by day Brevard is becoming...

 

Celebrate Earth Day At Supermarket

April 22 marks the 50th observance of Earth Day. Each of us can celebrate by reducing our driving, use of electric energy and consumption of animals. That’s right! Last Fall Oxford University’s prestigious Food Climate Research Network and...

 

Edney For NC House District 113

Recently I wrote a letter to The Transylvania Times about organ donation. At the time I was thinking about writing the letter, I received a call from Sam Edney. I was not at home and called his cell phone back. I didn’t know him well but knew he...

 

Stop NCDOT From Destroying Nature

Great wisdom can be found in ancient legends like “The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg.” She kept laying a golden egg every once in a while until the farmer who owned her got greedier and greedier and decided to open her up to get at all the gold...

 

Clarkes Celebrating 60th Wedding Anniversary

William D. Clarke III (Billy) and Marianna Johnston Clarke are celebrating their 60th anniversary this week. They were married in their hometown of Tampa, Fla., at Palma Ceia Baptist Church, April...

 

United Way And Unite Us Announce Partnership

Monday, United Way of North Carolina, which manages the statewide NC 2-1-1 information and referral system, and Unite Us, a leading care coordination platform that enab-les health care and social services to seamlessly work together, announced the...

 

Legal Notices For April 19, 2018g

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA TRANSYLVANIA CO. FILE # 17 CVS 579 IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION IN THE COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA NOTICE OF EXECUTION SALE OF REAL PROPERTY First South Bank, PLANTIFF VS. James B.... Full story

 

Flag Pole Dedication To Be Held At Davidson River Cemetery

The community is invited to the dedication of the new flag pole at Davidson River Cemetery. The Transylvania County Honor Guard and the Davidson River Cemetery Board of Trustees are honored to hold a special dedication of the newly erected flag pole...

 

Volunteers Needed For White Squirrel Festival

The 2018 White Squirrel Festival is Memorial Day weekend from May 25-27. This 15th Annual White Squirrel Festival is fast approaching, and there are many volunteer opportunities to fill. If you are able to volunteer for one or more shifts, contact...

 

Etowah Valley Hosts Annual Vernon Gardner Memorial

It was a beautiful day for golf last Friday as the Etowah Valley Country Club played host to the 14th annual Vernon Gardner Memorial golf tournament. The event, put on by the Transylvania Youth...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 19, 2018

Rosman Sweeps Andrews, Brevard Splits With Pisgah

It was a busy Tuesday on the diamond as all four varsity teams from Transylvania County were in action. The Rosman Tiger baseball and softball teams were on the road at Andrews, as were the Brevard Lady Blue Devils, who traveled to Pisgah. The...

 

Arensman Wins Clemson Criterium

Brevard College cyclist Hannah Arensman earned the Women’s A criterium race in the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Championships (SECCC) held at Clemson on Sunday morning. Arensman rebounded from a difficult seventh place finish in the...

 

BC Softball Hosts NGU In Home Finale

The Brevard College softball team puts the finishing touches on its 2018 home schedule on Thursday afternoon when the Tornados play host to North Greenville in a doubleheader set for 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Ives-Lemel Field. The Tornados (10-16),...

 

Genealogy Workshop To Be Held At Silvermont

On Thursday, April 26, at 10:15 a.m., Philip Stone will facilitate a workshop on tracing one’s family’s genealogy. This event is free and open to the public, but interested people should call the Senior Center at 884-3166 to register as the...

 

Registration For Kindergarten In Full Swing

Dozens of young families came out to the recent Kindergarten Readiness Rally, where they connected with schools, agencies and nonprofits offering vital services. The excitement continues with...

 

PFE Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Madeline Adrignola, Jaxson Arant, William Baron, Patience Boyd, Keaton Campbell,...

 

RES Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Allie Brittain, Amarah Hall, Carson McCall and Kiahna Sexton. 3rd Grade A/B Honor Roll Corbin Bradley,...

 

Learning How To Code

Seventh grade AIG students in Carol Weeks' enrichment class at Brevard Academy have been designing games for a national contest run by DXC Codes. DXC Codes is an initiative that will introduce...

 

R-Rules Graduates Set The Pace

Madison Murr (left) and Ayla Talley (right) accept congratulations from R-Rules alumna Summer Brown (center), as (back row, left to right) Susan Matthews, Davidson River School Principal Donna Wilde...

 

Schools Receive Gift To Support Hearing-Impaired Students

The Charlie and Tennie Alison Gibbs Charitable Fund presented the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) with an $110,000 gift to be used to improve the school system’s current exceptional learning program for hearing-impaired...

 

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