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Easy-On-The-Host Pork Chops Get A Tangy Twist

People often tell me that when they invite friends over for a dinner party, they realize too late that they've been overly ambitious, planning elaborate menus with too many ingredients and too much pr...

 

Commissioners OK Buying Land For Recreation – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Monday voted to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard for recreational uses. During their...

 

United Way Gets $60,000 Loan – Transylvania County, NC

The United Way of Transylvania County recently signed an agreement to receive a $60,000 stop-gap loan from a private citizen to cover recent cash flow challenges, according to a press release. The loan offer came about as a direct result of the annou...

 

Commission Asks Public To Report Hellbenders

With Delayed Harvest Trout Waters now open, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking the public, in particular trout anglers, to report any sightings of hellbenders (water dogs) to the...

 

Cedar Mountain News

CMCC BBQ We had a great crowd for our fundraiser BBQ Monday night. Proceeds will benefit Rise & Shine. Thanks to everyone who participated. A special thanks goes out to Chef Jeff Caughey, who...

 

Family Place Open House In Rosman Set For Saturday

A grand opening/open house of the Family Place of Transylvania County in Rosman will take place this from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. A ribbon cutting will occur shortly after 1 p.m., with an open house following until 4 p.m. The open...

 

Cantrell Creek Project Completed Thanks To Several Groups – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to celebrate the finishing of the Cantrell Creek project in the Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The Pisgah Conservancy (TPC), Trout...

 

Fall Appeal: Tips and trends for homeowners, buyers and sellers

There are a variety of things that you can do to show off your home in the fall. Here's some of my favorite tips: Take care of exterior aesthetics. Piles of leaves or mounds of snow can make the...

 

County Marines Celebrate USMC 244th Birthday And Veterans Day – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Marines will jump-start the Veterans Day weekend on Friday, Nov. 8, in the American Legion Hall’s Little Theater wing. The evening, with a cash bar opening at 5:30 p.m., will mark the 244th anniversary of the Marine Corps and...

 

Haran Awarded Silver Medal Of Appreciation

Larry Chapman of the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the SAR Silver Medal of Appreciation to Sharon Horan at this month’s meeting of the Joseph McDowell Chapter...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Music And Dinner The band playing on Friday is New Dixie Storm. Dinner on Friday will be baked chicken, parsley redskin potatoes, squash casserole, homemade dessert and drinks. Dinner is at 6 p.m....

 

Cathey's Creek News

Harvey G. Rogers Family Reunion The Harvey Garfield Rogers family reunion will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, at Seven Maples Event Center, 215 Old County Home Road, Brevard. Rosman’s Heritage Day Update Senior citizens (80 years and older)...

 

Town Of Rosman Candidate Q&A: Mark Miller

Editor’s Note: Early voting for elections in Brevard and Rosman is underway. The Transylvania Times contacted the candidates running for office to take part in a Q&A. On the ballot are three seats on the Brevard City Council, the Rosman mayor’s...

 

VFW Auxiliary Bike Rodeo, Halloween Fair Set For Oct. 19

VFW Auxiliary 4309 will hold its annual Bicycle Rodeo and Halloween Fair for kids up to age 10 on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the VFW on Nicholson Creek Road. This year’s event will include a raffle of four bicycles in one-half...

 

Sheriff Mahoney Shares Learning Experience With VISION Alumni

At a recent gathering of VISION Transylvania alumni at The Cedar Mountain Canteen and Bier Garden, Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney shared how his 2004 VISION experience ignited his desire...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Football And Pinto Beans Come out to the Dunn’s Rock Community Center this evening at 6 p.m. for a fall dinner of pinto beans, cornbread, sautéed cabbage, corn pudding and homemade desserts. At 7 p.m., the award-winning doc-umentary, “Almost...

 

National Alliance On Mental Illness Offers Free Online Class

NAMI “Basics OnDemand” is a free six-session education program for parents, caregivers and other family members of youth (age 22 or younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms. The course helps parents and caregivers to develop...

 

Legal Notices: October 17, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E310 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Thora P. Chilson of Transylvania County,... Full story

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us for worship this Sunday as member Gary Seacat brings the message, “A Journey to Tithing.” Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal offering to help fight hunger in our community. This offering...

 

Power Up! Fundraiser Set For Sunday, Nov. 3

As the weather finally starts turning cooler, Transylvanians look forward to cranking up the heat and curling up in front of the gas logs to enjoy a warm and cozy night at home. People can do that if they are fortunate enough to be able to pay for th...

 

Rosman News

Rosman Sr. Citizens Senior citizens (80 years and older) who received a postcard invitation to Rosman’s Heritage Day but were unable to attend the event are asked to pick up their certificates at Rosman Town Hall. This may be done during the...

 

Balsam Grove News

Jam Session The Jam Session will be held at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 19, starting with Steve Blake’s barbecue and fixings to be served at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to come out for a evening of good barbecue and music....

 

Rotary Club Of Brevard To Create Safe Space For Play

The Rotary Club of Brevard has offered to construct a playground and outdoor study area at El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano of Transylvania County. The project is designed to support the group’s after-school homework club by providing a...

 

Deer Hunters: Think Twice Before Pulling The Trigger

As deer hunting season commences around the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From the Hunt campaign reminds hunters to be aware of their surroundings and positively identify their target before pulling the trigger. “Every...

 

Annie Josephine Sherrill Bracken

Annie Josephine Sherrill Bracken, 90, of Hendersonville, our beloved mother, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at The Elizabeth House. Born in Brevard, she was a...

 

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