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Board Of Elections Redesigns Website – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Elections has redesigned its website in time for the Nov. 8 General Election. The redesigned site offers voters more tools, more information and more resources. The homepage offers users immediate i... — Updated 9/26/2016


Ray Adams and Sycamore Flats Play 185 King St. – Brevard NC

Ray Adams and Sycamore Flats bring old-time country music to the 185 King Street stage this Friday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. With a sound that harkens back to the earliest days of... — Updated 9/17/2016


The Transylvania Times Launches New Website Design - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times has launched a newly redesigned website, featuring a cleaner interface, an improved Call-A-Pro business finder directory and improved exposure for online... — Updated 9/17/2016


Food, Fun, Festivities Highlight N.C. Mountain State Fair

The North Carolina Mountain State Fair returned to WNC Agricultural Center last Friday and with it, plenty of good times to be had. Whether it's the thrill of the rides, the... — Updated 9/17/2016


Brevard Fitness Coach Nominated For National Fitness Professional Of The Year -Brevard, NC

Brevard resident Karla Mather is in the running for the HYLETE Fitness Professional Of The Year. Mather was nominated in August for the competition, and received an email that she h... — Updated 9/17/2016


Former Brevard Resident Shaun O'Neale Wins TV's 'MasterChef'-Brevard NC

You can finally call Brevard High School grad Shaun O'Neale a "MasterChef." O'Neale was crowned the winner during the two-part season finale on Wednesday night, beating out the two... — Updated 9/15/2016


We Need Cody Henson

Cody Henson is a home-grown candidate (6th generation Transylvania native) for N.C. House District 112. Cody is a young working man with a family and is stepping up to serve our state. He is following Chris Whitmire who stepped up... — Updated 9/15/2016


Schenck Volunteer Recruitment Luncheon Planned For Sept. 16 – Pisgah Forest NC

The Community Relations Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having a Volunteer Recruitment Luncheon for the Community Relations Council Board, Friday, Sept. 16, from noon until 2 p.m. in the Culinary Arts Department at Schenck Job... — Updated 9/14/2016


Pretty Little Goat

Pretty Little Goat stringband takes the stage at the Transylvania County Library's fall concert series on Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. This band of locals delivers an energetic,... — Updated 9/14/2016

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Trump Visits Western North Carolina - Brevard NC

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump stumped in one of North Carolina's more liberal cities, Asheville, on Monday night. Trump visited the U.S. Cellular Center as part of a... — Updated 9/14/2016


Barton Reunion Planned Sept. 24

The annual Barton reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center. Participants should bring a covered dish and drinks. Paper products and coffee will be provided. Also, bring pictures or... — Updated 9/14/2016


News Of Organizaitons

NSDAR The Waightstill Avery Chapter NSDAR will meet at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 in Miller Hall, St. Philips Episcopal Church, Brevard. To celebrate Constitution Week (Sept. 17-23), members are asked to wear red, white and blue.... — Updated 9/14/2016


Talk On Flood Planned - Brevard NC

A new film by award-winning filmmaker David Weintraub will be featured at the Transylvania County Library on Tuesday, Sept. 20, with a panel discussion of historians, local elders and local planning experts to remember the Great Fl... — Updated 9/14/2016


Rosman Family Place Announces New Schedule – Rosman NC

The Rosman Family Place has announced a new schedule for this year. For the first time early afternoon and late morning hours are available to the parents of preschool children.... — Updated 9/14/2016

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Teen Struck By Car - Brevard NC

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect who allegedly struck a teen on his bike on Monday morning, causing minor injuries. According to Sgt. Jason Page, with the Brevard Police Department, a 15-year-old was... — Updated 9/14/2016

 By Park Baker    News

DuPont 'Donut Hole' Gifted - Brevard NC

The area known as the “donut hole” in the middle of DuPont State Recreational Forest has been acquired as a gift to the state from the DuPont Corporation. Tuesday morning, the Council of State voted to accept the parcel of... — Updated 9/14/2016


Commissioners Approve 'Loan' To Rescue Squad - Brevard NC

Commissioners supported giving the Transylvania County Rescue Squad a $50,000 loan Monday until issues with its contract with the county are resolved. Commissioners approved the loan during their regular meeting. The Rescue Squad v... — Updated 9/14/2016


Free Wreath Making Workshop Planned – Brevard NC

The public is invited to a free wreath-making workshop at Main Street Ltd. On Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to create beautiful fall wreaths and mailbox huggies, and will be able to select... — Updated 9/14/2016


Church Activities – Transylvania County NC

Amazing Grace Baptist A revival will be held Sunday, Sept. 18 through Wednesday, Sept. 31. Amazing Grace Baptist Church is located on Otto Alexander Road, right off Island Ford... — Updated 9/14/2016


Legal Notices for September 15, 2016



Maria Festl Mandala

Maria Festl Mandala, 73, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Alfred and Elizabeth Rehmenn Festl. Her husband, George Mandala, a son, John Mandala and a sister, Jean Sorrentino,... — Updated 9/14/2016


Breedlove Reunion Set For Sept. 17 – Lake Toxaway NC

The Breedlove Reunion will be held at the old Lake Toxaway Community Club, Saturday, Sept. 17, at noon. Participants should bring meat, vegetables and dessert. Drinks will be provided as well as eating utensils, paper plates and... — Updated 9/14/2016


Agnes Newlands Fraser Sutton

Agnes Newlands Fraser Sutton, 96, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. A native of Miami, Fla., she was the daughter of the late John Daniel and Sophie Cunningham F... — Updated 9/14/2016


Support Copelof

We are pleased to write a letter in support of Maureen Copelof who is a candidate for N.C. House of Representative District 113. She is prepared to represent the district full-time. Maureen is a veteran, patriot, and retired U.S.... — Updated 9/14/2016


Reap What You Sow

I would like to talk about our president. In all my eighty-one years. I have never seen a president that has been treated as bad as Obama has. Instead of Congress working with him for the good of the people, they have been against... — Updated 9/14/2016


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