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Beatrice Ann Miller Denslow

Beatrice Ann Miller Denslow, 87, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Born in Tampa, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Fred Daniel and Anna Storch Miller. In addition to her parents, her husband, Rev. David Ross Denslow, and her...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Education    May 6, 2019

BHS Junior Senior Prom Held At Lumber Yard

Brevard High Students enjoyed a night of celebration at the Brevard Lumber Yard during the 2019 Junior Senior Prom!...

 

Craig Anthony Melby

Craig Anthony Melby passed away April 30, 2019. He was born in Providence, R.I., Nov. 24, 1955, and moved to St. Petersburg, Fla., shortly thereafter. He graduated from Lakewood High School and then...

 

John David Parker

John David Parker, 68, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019. He was born in Dothan, Ala., on March 14, 1951, to the late Henry Allen Parker and Virginia Reeves Parker. He was a member of Biltmore Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife,...

 

Richard Monroe Parris

Richard Monroe Parris, 90, of Denver, N.C., died Monday, April 29, 2019. His funeral service was held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Lakeshore Presbyterian Church with Rev. Ken Cross officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The...

 

Barbara Johnson Wright

Barbara Johnson Wright, 85, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019. A native of Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Bruce and Erna Pearson Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 49...

 
 News    May 6, 2019

Graduates Shine At BC Commencement

The rain held off and the sun was shining bright in time for graduates and their families to embrace the joy of Brevard College’s (BC) commencement ceremony. One-hundred and eleven eager and...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 6, 2019

Rep. Henson's Cyberstalking Charge Case Continued

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson’s trial date for a misdemeanor cyberstalking charge was continued on Thursday to June 27 as requested by Benjamin O. Zellinger, special prosecutor for the N.C Department of Justice. According to the “consent motion to...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 6, 2019

Poet Kwame Alexander Reveals The Power Of Words

A crowd of all ages filled Transylvania County Library’s Rogow Room Monday afternoon, April 29, to hear Newbery Medal Winner Kwame Alexander discuss poetry and the power of words. Alexander was...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 6, 2019

Crosby Talks On The Craft Of Writing A Song

David Crosby was 20 years old when he wrote his first song, but it “wasn’t that good,” he said. Now, more than 55 years later, Crosby, a founding member of The Byrds and Crosby Stills & Nash,... Full story

 
 Arts    May 6, 2019

Writers' Conference To Present Free Readings

The Transylvania County Library Foundation and Brevard College are once again serving as co-hosts and platinum sponsors for the Looking Glass Rock Writers' Conference, May 9-12. The conference takes...

 
 Arts    May 6, 2019

New At The Library: Become 'Clean And Lean' In 30 Days

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Fitzpatrick, Lydia. “Lights All Night Long.” Ilya can’t believe his luck. His host family in Louisiana is nice and the town is better than he imagined. There’s a...

 
 Arts    May 6, 2019

Pianist Chen Discusses His Career, Music

Internationally award-winning pianist Sean Chen, whom the Huffington Post praises as having, "...an exceptional ability to connect with an audience," will take the Porter Center stage at Brevard...

 

Welcome To Years Of Debt

This past weekend Brevard College held its graduation ceremonies. This coming weekend Blue Ridge Community College will hold its graduation ceremonies. This month as thousands of students receive their diplomas, many of them will have mountains of st...

 

A Hero

Thursday, a hero’s motorcade brought Riley Howell home to Waynesville, 39 miles up Highway 276. Before UNC Charlotte, Riley attended Tuscola and T.C. Robinson, both so close he likely rode into Brevard to participate or cheer others in...

 

Appreciates Law Enforcement Work

Kudos to local public servants, those who have served in the past, as well as those who are serving at this moment, especially those working at the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies during the search and capture of a...

 
 By Michele Pilon    Opinion    May 6, 2019

Nurses Create Positive Outcomes Through Expertise

Typically, the blossoming of spring is in full effect in western North Carolina during the month of May. This is also the month when we get the chance to recognize the caring professionals who make Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) what it is: A f...

 

Sharing House Volunteers

Last month Transylvania Christian Ministry’s staff held a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner to thank over 175 volunteers for their outstanding volunteer hours at Sharing House. These volunteers include receptionists, interviewers, pantry workers,...

 

Brevard's Own

This past weekend we attended our 23rd Merlefest and was so very pleased that three of our Brevard Groups played: Pretty Little Goat, Carolina Blue and Steep Canyon Rangers. They all were wonderful. The Rangers were introduced by none other than our...

 

Growth Started With Obama

Don Stinchcomb makes a claim, in his recent letter, that the growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States under the current president “has been running in excess of 3.0 percent annually.” Figures like that can, in these Google...

 

Glancing Back: Porky Byrd Joins Wolfpack Tennis Team

The following briefs are from Thursday, May 8, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Brevard College trustees honored the memory of the college’s first president by naming the campus art center the Eugene J. Coltrane Building during the annual...

 

Legal Notices: May 6, 2019

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY 18SP68 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY RALPH COBB DATED JUNE 28, 2006 AND RECORDED IN BOOK DOC 356 AT PAGE 525 IN THE... Full story

 

News of Organizations

Pisgah Forest Rotary For the month of May, the Pisgah Forest Rotary speaker chair is Rik Emaus, and the Rotary International theme for the month is “Youth Service.” For the May 8 meeting, the guest speaker will be Stephanie Adams, of North...

 

Habitat's 2019 Showhouse And Sale Set For June 1

The 2019 Transylvania Habitat for Humanity Showhouse and Sale will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Saturday, June 1, at the Connestee Falls home of Larry and Susie Kruse. The home will be filled to the...

 

Brevard High Band Strikes Gold In New York

Members of the Brevard High School Band enjoyed a peak experience in early April, performing at the 2019 New York Invitational Music Festival in one of the world's great music venues, Carnegie Hall....

 

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