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James "Red" Sitton

James "Red" Sitton, 72, of Mills River, passed away unexpectedly at Pardee Hospital Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. He was the son of the late Harry and Evelyn Sitton. His brother, Perry Sitton, and...

 

Animal Group Partners On Food Drive – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Animal Welfare Coalition (TAWC), an animal welfare group formed in June, is partnering with the Sharing House to provide food to families in need and their pets. "People often look...

 

City, County Offices Will Be Closed Monday – Brevard NC

The following will be closed during the upcoming holiday: •City of Brevard offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. •There will be no garbage or commercial cardboard collection on Monday, Jan. 2. •Monday’s scheduled makeup day will be...

 

Committee Supports Separate Recreation Authority – Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s Parks, Trails and Recreation Committee supports forming a separate authority, or department, to oversee recreation activities in the city and the rest of the county. The committee, which includes two council members — Gary...

 

Photos Tell The Story Of 2016

A firefighter watches the Pinnacle Mountain fire approach. In November, the South Carolina fire caused unhealthy breathing conditions outside, while local firefighters tried to stop it from coming...

 

Early Christmas

Just before the Christmas break, two bikes were given away thanks to a partnership with the city of Brevard, Sycamore Cycles and the Brevard Elementary School Walk to School program. Ozzie Ashworth...

 

The News Stories That Shaped Transylvania In 2016 – Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2016. JANUARY •Rosman was the staging ground for roughly a week for the movie "The...

 

Year In Review – April, May, and June

APRIL •In Transylvania County, a child wrapped up in Family Court can sometimes wait up to five years not knowing where he or she could end up living because of a common practice in court called...

 

Year In Review – July, August, and September

JULY •The Rosman Board of Alderman unanimously approved its 2016/17 fiscal year budget, including a 3-cent property tax increase. The $245,521 general fund budget was roughly $6,000 more than the...

 

Year In Review – October, November, and December

OCTOBER •Based on grade level proficiency, Transylvania County Schools ranked 13th out of the state's 115 school districts for the 2015-16 school year. The county schools ranked 16th the previous...

 

Derek Lane Miller

Derek Lane Miller, 17, of Hendersonville, was suddenly taken from us on December 22, 2016, and entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was born Feb. 5, 1999, in Hendersonville, the son of Darrell and Angie Hamilton Miller....

 

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