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Twilight Tour Will Be A 'Winter Wonderland' - Brevard NC

Heart of Brevard has announced plans for the 26th Annual Twilight Tour Dec. 7 in downtown Brevard. This year’s holiday festivities will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., starting immediately after the annual Christmas parade, which... — Updated 12/6/2013 Full story


James Allen Monteith

James Allen Monteith, 74, of Brevard, passed on from this life on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at the St. Joseph Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Eugene and May Lee Oliver... — Updated 11/29/2013 Full story


Jonathan E. Baker

Jonathan Eugene Baker, 40, of San Francisco, Calif. died unexpectedly November 18, 2013. Born April 12, 1973, in Brevard, he was the beloved son of Sally Kemp and Eugene R. Baker... — Updated 11/29/2013 Full story



Besides not publishing every day, community newspapers such as The Transylvania Times differ from daily papers in other ways. Unlike dailies, we do not subscribe to the Associated Press or any wire services. The size of our news... — Updated 11/29/2013


Pisgah Forest's Carrie Norris Renews Board Certification – Pisgah Forest NC

Carrie Sprouse Norris, a second grade teacher at Pisgah Forest Elementary, has renewed her National Board Certification through a rigorous, performance-based, peer-review process. Like Board certification in professions such as med... — Updated 11/27/2013 Full story


County Students Selected For Honors Chorus – Brevard NC

Brevard was well represented at this year's North Carolina Music Educators' Association Conference, held in Winston-Salem from November 9th-12th. Over 1,000 music educators from... — Updated 11/27/2013 Full story


Local Author Releases Book That Encourages Introspection All Should Ask – Brevard NC

Local author Catherine Craven’s debut book, “222 Questions We Should Ask Ourselves at least once…,” has just been published. Craven, a resident of Caesar’s Head, is a former seeker of inner peace who was transformed from... — Updated 11/27/2013


First Mondays Concert Features Four Esteemed BMC Faculty – Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center in partnership with Brevard College presents its First Mondays concert series Dec. 2, at 12:30 p.m. in Scott Concert Hall at the Porter Center for... — Updated 11/27/2013


Hometown Jam, Shane Pruitt Band On Tap – Brevard NC

A Hometown Holiday Jam will be held Friday, Nov. 29, at 185 King St. in Brevard. Grammy nominated drummer Bill Berg joins Leigh Glass and The Hazards’ guitar player Corey Bullman and members of Steep Canyon Rangers Nicky... — Updated 11/27/2013


9th Annual Holiday Market, Art Party To Be Held Dec. 4 – Brevard NC

Local artists will gather Wednesday, Dec. 4 to sell their creations to the public during the 9th Annual Holiday Market & Art Party from 6-10 p.m. The event will be held in the... — Updated 11/27/2013


PARI Program To Focus On Galaxies, Nebulae, Night Skies – Rosman NC

The pubic is invited to a program about Messier Objects at PARI Friday, Dec. 13. The program is part of the Evening at PARI series and will include a tour of the PARI campus and,... — Updated 11/27/2013


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SylvanSport Announces Grand Prize Winner Of GO Pop-Up – Brevard NC

Today, SylvanSport has announced Greig Heil as the grand prize winner in their coolest camper ever adventure contest, winning a GO pop-up camper loaded with outdoor adventure gear from eight different sponsors. The GO, an all-in-on... — Updated 11/27/2013


Chamber Of Commerce Holiday Promotion Drawings Underway – Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced that Elizabeth Bahnson is the winner of the first drawing for the 2013 Holiday Promotion. Bahnson won $250 in... — Updated 11/27/2013


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Morningside Baptist Sunday, Dec. 1, there are Bible study classes for all ages starting at 9:45 a.m. The youth will begin a series on “Knowing God.” The morning worship starts at 11 a.m. Pastor Bill’s message this week is... — Updated 11/27/2013


News of Organizations

GM Alumni The WNC GM Alumni Club will hold their December Luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Hendersonville Country Club. Entertainment will be provided by the Reuter Center Singers, who will joyfully be... — Updated 11/27/2013

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Camp Community To Honor Nath Thompson - Brevard NC

This Saturday will be a special day at Camp Carolina, as many are expected to gather to honor the life of Charles Nathan "Nath" Thompson, one of the camp's most influential figures... — Updated 11/27/2013


United Way Seeking Funding Muscle - Brevard NC

As the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) marches toward its 2014 campaign goal of $450,000, the agency expects to increase the pace by relying on matching fund muscle.... — Updated 11/27/2013


Turkey Day

(Above) Michael Collins prepares turkeys Wednesday at the Bread of Life. Thanksgiving is the busiest time of the year at the nonprofit. (Bottom Photo ) Volunteers Ray Danahy and... — Updated 11/27/2013


Peter Stuart Hicks

Peter Stuart Hicks, 73, of West Palm Beach, Fla., passed peacefully Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Born June 5, 1940, he grew up in Great Neck, Long Island, where his lifelong love of boat... — Updated 11/27/2013 Full story


James Earl LePine

James Earl LePine, 74, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. He was the son of the late Louis LePine and Gene Mitchell. He was preceded in death by one brother, Larry LePine and one aunt, Midge LePine. He was a... — Updated 11/27/2013 Full story


Nearly 100 Local Women Gather For 1st "Women's Voices' Meeting - Brevard NC

Women’s Voices kicked off its inaugural event Nov. 21 with nearly 100 women from throughout Transylvania County gathering to talk about how more women can be involved in local government. “We were very pleased with the turnout... — Updated 11/27/2013


Dan Forest To Host Charles Taylor Dinner - Brevard NC

N.C. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest will serve as the master of ceremonies for the 21st annual Charles Taylor Holiday Dinner. Forest is the first Republican lieutenant governor to be elected in North Carolina in more than 20 years, and only... — Updated 11/27/2013

 By Derek McKissock    News

Commissioners To Look At Land Use Rules Alternatives - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners will discuss alternatives to a High Impact Land Use Ordinance at 6 p.m., Monday, in the library’s Rogow Room. County Economic Development Director Mark Burrows and County Planner Chris Hnatin... — Updated 11/27/2013

 By Eric Crews    News

County Approves Funding For Logjam Cleanup - Brevard NC

County commissioners moved ahead Monday with a plan to clear out current logjams along the French Broad River in an effort to maintain the recreational value of one of the county’s most popular attractions. By authorizing... — Updated 11/27/2013


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