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Community Foundation Awards Grants To Help Flood Victims

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) approved five grants totaling $107,500 from its Emergency and Disaster Response Fund to nonprofits address-ing response and relief efforts in counties sign-ificantly... — Updated 9/6/2021


Red Cross Will Be At Rosman Town Hall Friday

The American Red Cross is opening a community resource center this Friday, Sept. 3, at Rosman Town Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for families impacted by flooding. Trained Red Cross caseworkers will work with families to understand... — Updated 9/3/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Update Given On Flood Impact

During it regular meeting last week, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners (BOC) heard an update on the relief efforts in the county after Tropical Storm Fred caused over $11 million in damages. Commissioners voted to... — Updated 8/30/2021


American Red Cross Needs Volunteers For Upcoming Season

Many weather experts predict a destructive wildfire and hurricane season this year. The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help on the ground and blood and platelet donors to roll up a sleeve to maintain a stable blood supply... — Updated 8/11/2021


American Red Cross In Need Of Donors, Especially Type O

While donors across the country have rolled up a sleeve to give this summer, the need for blood and platelets remains crucial for patients relying on lifesaving transfusions. The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe... — Updated 7/14/2021


Use The Blood Donor App To Make An Appointment To Help Save Lives

With the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, donors can conveniently schedule an appointment to donate blood to help save lives. They can also access their donor card, track the impact of their donations and earn rewards through the... — Updated 4/26/2021


Blood Donations Still Needed In Age Of COVID-19

This spring as COVID-19 vaccines become more available and people resume some of their favorite activities, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood remains. Healthy individuals are encouraged to make... — Updated 4/26/2021


Red Cross To Hold Blood Drives In County During April – Transylvania County, NC

Three blood drives by the American Red Cross will be held in Transylvania County in April. Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients... — Updated 3/29/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Hospital Purchase Agreement Includes HCA Obligations – Brevard, NC

As a part of the purchase agreement between the for-profit Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Healthcare and Mission Health System, HCA is obligated to continue four areas of service at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH.)... — Updated 3/5/2021


March Is Red Cross Month Be Someone's Hero By Donating

March is Red Cross Month, and for more than 130 years, heroic American Red Cross volunteers have provided hope and urgent relief to families in communities across the country. This March the community is invited to join in the... — Updated 3/4/2021


DAR Brevard Chapter Enters Its Second Century

As they welcomed the new year of 1921, the 9,300 residents of Transylvania County looked ahead with hope. The deadly Spanish flu pandemic and World War I were behind them, and the... — Updated 2/22/2021


Give Blood In Honor Of Black History Month In February – Transylvania County, NC

In honor of Black History Month this February, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors, and especially those who have recovered from COVID-19, to give blood to honor the... — Updated 2/11/2021


Red Cross Urges Blood Donation To Maintain Supply – Transylvania County, NC

The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. This year the pandemic adds in another challenge in... — Updated 1/27/2021


Blood Drives Planned In Brevard During January

Because of the busy holidays and cold and flu season, winter is traditionally hard on the nation’s blood supply. Add in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and healthy blood donors can play a big part in ensuring lifesaving... — Updated 12/30/2020


Local Blood Drives Available Through December

The community is invited to be the lifeline patients need this winter by donating blood. Donors can help save lives at the following locations during the month of December: •Monday, Dec. 14, noon to 5 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic... — Updated 11/23/2020


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


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