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Virtue Is Its Own Reward

You can tell a lot about a man’s character by the way he approaches a moral concept that is foreign to him. Take, for example, the concept of service. If that man is visiting, let’s say, Arlington National Cemetery and remarks... — Updated 9/14/2020


Nancy Carlson

Nancy Carlson, 90, of Brevard, died peacefully at home Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, surrounded by her family. Survivors included the love of her life, her husband of 71 years, Charles... — Updated 8/17/2020


At Transylvania County Campus – BRCC To Host Blood Drive With Red Cross July 29

Throughout the country, donations are needed for a variety of reasons, including financial, hunger and health. To address a growing need that’s been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Ridge Community College is hosting a... — Updated 7/13/2020


Glancing Back: William Cathey To Lead T.C. Henderson

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 2, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Saturday, July 4, will be a holiday in Brevard and Transylvania County with most of the stores being closed. The day will be highlighted in... — Updated 6/29/2020


TRAIN Program Enters A Transitional Period-Brevard NC

After nine successful years, the TRAIN program (Transylvania Resource Access Information Net-work) has entered its final three months. TRAIN has been a unique resource in Transylvan... — Updated 5/4/2020


Cedar Mountain News

Blood Drive The American Red Cross has asked the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue Department to go ahead with our regularly scheduled blood drive from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 18. A lot of drives have been canceled,... — Updated 4/15/2020


Jim Wesley Cole

Jim Wesley Cole died April 1, 2020. He was 98 years old. He was born Nov. 12, 1921, to Eugene and Nora Cole in Kipling, La., and grew up in neighboring Dry Creek, La. At 19, he... — Updated 4/6/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Elizabeth Silversteen Celebrated – Brevard, NC

The Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) gathered at Silvermont mansion on Thursday to honor one of the founding members of the Brevard... — Updated 3/2/2020


Cedar Mountain News

Small Area Plan The Transylvania County Cedar Mountain Small Area Plan committee meets on the last Tuesday of the month. The next meeting will be at the Cedar Mountain Community Center at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25. The public is... — Updated 2/6/2020


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, Feb. 2, as Keith Thompson continues a series on sharpening our focus on some of the vitals of faithful ministry. His sermon will be “20/20 When it Comes to Happiness, Part... — Updated 1/29/2020


Library To Host Blood Drive On Jan. 15 – Brevard, NC

National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January since 1970 and recognizes the importance of giving blood and platelets while honoring those who roll up a sleeve to help patients in need. The community is invited to help... — Updated 1/8/2020


Frances Hicks Scruggs Poor

Frances Hicks Scruggs Poor, 93, of Brevard, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. The only child of the late Frank Winthrope and Helen Virginia Justus Scruggs, she was born in Brevard, July... — Updated 1/6/2020


Blood Drives Planned During December – Transylvania County, NC

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or... — Updated 12/4/2019


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... — Updated 10/16/2019


Area Red Cross Seeks Diverse Blood Donors

The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood or platelets to help increase the diversity of the blood supply. The vast majority of blood types fall into one of the major blood groups. However, for... — Updated 9/25/2019


Red Cross Urgently Needs Blood Donations Before Summer Ends

With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood shortage. While... — Updated 8/14/2019


Glancing Back: Gene Banks Makes Her First Musical Recording

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 14, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Final preparations are being made for the opening of schools in Brevard and Transylvania County on Thursday, Aug. 24, Harry C. Corbin,... — Updated 8/12/2019


Rev. Jerry Glenn Robinson

Rev. Jerry Glenn Robinson entered the Church Triumphant July 15, 2019. Born in Lincolnton, N.C., on Dec. 17, 1935, he was the only child of Jesse Ramseur Robinson and Buna Keener... — Updated 7/17/2019


Red Cross, Pool Foundation Promote Swimming Pool Safety

Beating the heat in a pool is one of the most popular warm weather activities. Swimming attracts people of all ages because of its various benefits. In addition to being an enjoyable recreational activity, swimming also is a... — Updated 6/12/2019


Tammy Moman Named Teacher Of The Year

Tammy Moman, a health science teacher at Brevard High School, was named Teacher of the Year for Transylvania County Schools at an awards event held at the Transylvania County Librar... — Updated 6/5/2019


Make A Blanket For Project Linus During 'Make A Blanket Week'

Project Linus is a national volunteer organization of people dedicated to providing comfort to ill and traumatized children through the making and distribution of blankets. These blankets can be sewn, crocheted, knitted, quilted... — Updated 3/27/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Fire Causes Major Damage To Home

A house fire this morning left significant damage to a home in Connestee Falls but no major injuries. Firefighters received a call just before 3 a.m. to the home at 2815 Connestee Trail, according to Connestee Fire Rescue Chief... — Updated 3/4/2019


Red Cross Reports Severe Shortage Of Type O Blood

The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors – as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types – to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this... — Updated 2/27/2019


Glancing Back: Banther Wins Public Speaking Competition

The following briefs are from Thursday, Feb. 27, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Brevard’s Monroe Wilson Post No. 88 of the American Legion announces the following activities for the month of March in celebration of the... — Updated 2/25/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Couple's Home Lost To Fire

A couple lost all their possessions after a travel-camper fire Thursday morning at 2910 Asheville Highway gutted Josh Flood and Stephanie Galloway's home in a matter of minutes.... — Updated 2/5/2019


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