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Articles from the September 16, 2019 edition

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Kids Attend SAFE's Empowerment Camp

In early August, SAFE Transylvania concluded their third year of Empowerment Camp – a week-long day camp for kids who have been exposed to domestic violence and aligned with SAFE's mission to end se...

 

Anchor Baptist Continues Its 30-Year Mission – Brevard, NC

Anchor Baptist Church in Pisgah Forest continues its 30 years of disaster relief assistance for areas impacted by natural disasters, which began with Hurricane Hugo in 1989, and now, Dorian. "We've...

 

County, Alliance To Discuss Future Goals – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins believes it’s time for the county to have a “conversation” with the Transylvania Economic Alliance about future economic development efforts, the county’s “expectations” and whether things are “going in...

 

Magazine Report Ranks BC's Teaching Program Among Top In The South – Brevard, NC

The U.S. News and World Report ranked Brevard College No. 2 for Best Undergraduate Teaching among Regional Colleges South, according to a press release from the college. The ranking, determined by a peer assessment survey, asked college presidents,...

 

United Way Celebrates 2020 Workplace Giving Campaign With Newspaper – Transylvania County, NC

United Way of Transylvania County recently celebrated the kick-off of its 2020 workplace giving campaign with staff members of The Transylvania Times. UWTC plans to create more "mini-flash"...

 

Another Take On Climate Change

Ten years ago I read, “Unstoppable Global Warming,” a compendium of verifiable scientific studies. This is a must read for anyone concerned about rising sea levels and other predicted climate change occurrences. These studies strongly support...

 

Shameful

Republican leaders in the North Carolina House of Representatives displayed dishonesty and disregard for the foundations of democracy when they voted to override Governor Roy Cooper’s veto last Wednesday, Sept. 11. For two months, the General...

 

Add More Crosswalks

I applaud the efforts to add more crosswalks with flashing beacons in Brevard. My husband and I frequently walk throughout the city, and we appreciate the crosswalks that are in place. In reading about future considerations for crosswalks with...

 

Gun Free Zones

I call them “soft targets,” locations that post themselves as gun free zones only advertise to any mentally sick person “target me” if you want to shoot unarmed folks; no guns here! We have recently been reminded of how fragile our lives are...

 

Protocols And Practices Harm Dementia Patients

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Danticat, Edwidge. “Every-thing Inside: Stories.” Haitian-born Edwidge Danticat endured family separation at the early age of four and then eight years later had to...

 

TC Arts Announces New Fall Pottery Classes For Beginners

Introduction to Hand Building and Wheel Throwing for beginners will be offered at the Transylvania Community Arts Council in October. “Pottery is an art form that helps us get centered and grounded. What a great way to start the day” said...

 

Picturing The Past: 'Explore Over 100 Scrapbooks Documenting Transylvania County' At State Digital Site

This week's Picturing the Past article comes from the Digital North Carolina Blog by the staff of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, which features highlights from the collections at...

 

How Art Education Enriches Young Brains

Art enriches lives and can be used to connect people from all walks of life. Among the many additional benefits of art is its effects on young people and the development of their brains. The American Association of School Administrators notes that...

 

Lyday Family Reunion Planned For Sept. 21 At Turkey Creek Baptist

The Lyday family members and friends are invited to a family reunion Saturday, Sept. 21. Most of the Lyday family in this area are descendants of Abraham Lyday and his wives (first) Athelinda Weiss, (second) Rebecca Simpson. The children and...

 

Constance, McJunkin Engagement Announced

Savannah Constance and James McJunkin are pleased to announce their recent engagement. The bride-elect works as a cosmetologist with The Lyons Mane Salon in Enka. The bridegroom-elect is employed...

 

Opening The Academic Smorgasbord To All

There was a time in Transylvania County, in North Carolina and in this nation when if you weren't identified as "gifted and talented" or "AIG," you were relegated to a menu of traditional K-12...

 

Blue Devils Cruise To Third Straight Win In 52-0 Rout

It was another dominant performance Friday night as the Brevard Blue Devils rolled to a landslide 52-0 victory over the Madison Patriots. Brevard led 14-0 before the Patriots touched the football,...

 

Conserving Carolina's Fall Hiking Series Begins On Friday, Sept. 27

Conserving Carolina invites the community to enjoy the work that conservation organizations have done over the years to preserve the area's natural resources and to take in the beauty of the fall...

 

Special Day Designated For Young Hunters

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has designated Saturday, Sept. 28, as a Youth Deer Hunting Day for 2019. On this day, youth 17 and younger may use any legal weapon to hunt deer of either sex...

 

BHS Class Of 1979 To Hold 40th Reunion

The Brevard High School Class of 1979 is planning its 40th class reunion for Oct. 11-12. For those interested in finding out more, go to the Facebook BHS Class of ’79 – reunion page. Those not on Facebook, should contact one of the following...

 

Mustangs' Offense Races By Tigers, Smoky Takes 63-0 Win

The Harvest Moon and Friday the 13th took its toll on the Rosman Tiger football team as they traveled to Smoky Mountain to take on the Mustangs. The trip up Highway 64 did not fair well for the...

 

Legal Notices: September 16, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E262 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Mary Louise Chapman of Transylvania County,... Full story

 

BC Women's Soccer Draws 1-1 Against Southern Virginia

Freshmen midfielders Brianna Link (one goal) and Emma Gooch (one assist) connected for the Tornados’ lone goal in the seventh minute as the Brevard College Tornados women’s soccer team (0-2-2) drew, 1-1 with the host Southern Virginia (1-4-1) on...

 

Lady Blue Devils Defeat Franklin In Tennis Home Opener

Brevard defeated the Panthers by a final of 7-2....

 

Ernest Gaines Gilstrap

Ernest Gaines Gilstrap, 92, passed away peacefully in his Easley, S.C., home, to be with our Heavenly Father Sept. 9, 2019. Born in Liberty, S.C., he was one of nine children born to William Henry...

 

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