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New GOP Chair Eyes Big Year For Elections – Transylvania County, NC

With a presidential election upcoming, 2020 will also see a number of political races at the local, state and national level. And with a new year, a new face is leading the Transylvania County...

 

Transylvania County Tourism Adds New Role To Marketing, Communication – Transylvania County, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce and Transylvania County Tourism (TCT) have added a new role within TCT that will fulfill marketing and communication needs. Mary Jo Gordon, known as MJ, wi...

 

Ask Us: Rite Aid and McDonald's December 30, 2019

What is happening to the old Rite Aid building on the New Hendersonville Highway? Paul Ray, the city of Brevard’s Planning director, said, “The old Rite Aid building will be renovated for a medical office where it will serve as a satellite...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Editor’s note: Email issues caused last week’s Lake Toxaway News not to appear. We apologize for the omission. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone in the Lake Toxaway Community. Craft Family Please keep Chris and Cindy Craft in your pr...

 

Stories From 2019 Featured In Review – Brevard, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2019. JANUARY •Over the Jan. 12-13 weekend, the partial government shutdown surpassed the...

 

Many Changes In 2019

While Transylvania County has always experienced some changes every year, 2019 was a year of extraordinary change, particularly in leadership positions throughout the county. Frank Porter, after 34 years of working for Comporium, retired in March...

 

Good Riddance

Mark Meadow’s statement (The Transylvania Times Dec. 23 issue) advising of his decision not to run for re-election in 2020 was replete with self-serving aggrandizement. It is true that he has been blessed to have served the people of NC 11, who...

 

Kudos To Walgreens

I would like to thank the Walgreens pharmacy for their kindness when giving my elderly father his flu shot. They were very courteous and polite when I took my elderly father into the pharmacy and let me know they could have come out to the car,...

 

Return Contributions

I trust that the three county commissioners who resigned from the GOP will be returning the campaign contributions of all the people who donated to them as Republicans. Jim Grodnik Brevard...

 

The FISA Court Speaks

Several months ago I wrote a letter to the Times giving a mini-tutorial on the absolute legal necessity of complete candor in an application for a judicial warrant. I warned of the possible reaction of the FISA Court to any problems in the four FBI...

 

Death Shows Need For Light

On the afternoon of Dec. 7 there was a traffic accident at the intersection of Everett Road and Crab Creek. We have recently learned there was a fatality as a result of this accident. We have lived off of Everett Road for the past seven years and...

 

Robbers Steal $1,500 In Rings And Watches

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Transylvania County Sheriff’s deputies and ABC officers discovered and destroyed a 60-gallon, steamer moonshine still in the Gloucester section near the...

 

Discover And Master Magical Marinades

Grilled foods boast inviting flavors that put many diners on the lookout for second helpings. Quite often the magic behind grilled meals lies in the marinade used to give foods that flavorful kick....

 

VFW Post 4309 Announces Patriotic Winners

Local VFW Post 4309 recently announced the winners of its Voice of Democracy, Patriots Pen and Teacher of the Year contests. Emma Coye, of Brevard High School, took first place in the Voice of...

 

Finnan, Raines Engagement Announced

Katie Finnan, of Pisgah Forest, and Clarence M. Raines II, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of David and Sherrie Finnan, of Pisgah Forest. She...

 

Legal Notices: December 30, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO: 19-E-376 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BETTY JO HAMMOND BOWEN EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the... Full story

 

Destination Hike: Caesars Head to Sassafras Mountain

Caesars Head to the summit of Sassafras Mountain via the Caesars Head Spur Trail is a 14-mile hike with over 3,000 feet of elevation gain but is well worth it for the spectacular views along the way....

 

Kelly Joe Buchanan

Kelly Joe Buchanan, 77, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. A native of Jackson County, N.C., he was the son of the late Aldon and Maggie Green Buchanan. In addition to his parents, his brother, Edward Buchanan, and his sister, Aldeana...

 

Ellis Garren

Ellis Garren, 95, of Horseshoe, passed away Dec. 25, 2019. He was the son of the late Henry and Leona Garren. His wife, Dorothy Conley Garren, three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. He proudly served his country in the United States...

 

Allen Kay Fisher

Allen Kay Fisher, 77, a loving and devoted husband, Daddy and Papaw, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday night, Dec. 25, 2019. He was a lifelong resident of Transylvania County and...

 

Thomas (Tom) Cleve Kitchen

Thomas (Tom) Cleve Kitchen, 88, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. He was born Nov. 13, 1931, in Balsam Grove at the Kitchen homeplace to the late Reginald and Stella Owen...

 

Marie Elaine "Bo" Holden

Marie Elaine “Bo” Holden, 75, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Chester and Levia Searcy Cagle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Holden; brother,...

 

Luther H. Norton

Luther H. Norton, 91, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Dec 28, 2019. Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory will announce the arrangements....

 

Walter Paul Seeley

Walter Paul Seeley, 78, formerly of Franklin, N.C., passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. Born on the lower east side of New York City, he and his family moved to Franklin in 1982. He has spent his last few years in the wonderful care of Accordius...

 

Geraldine Fowler Phillips

Geraldine Fowler Phillips, 85, of Pisgah Forest, went home to be with our Lord Dec. 29, 2019, after a brief illness. Her husband of 53 years, William Jesse Phillips; parents, Alfred and Violet...

 

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