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Larry Chapman Announces Plan To Run For Board Again – Transylvania County, NC

Larry Chapman announced Monday that he plans to run for the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners in 2020. Chapman, a Republican who served two four-year terms on the board, made his announcement...

 

City Of Brevard Candidate Q&A: Kevin Jones

Age: 66 Family: Wife, Elda Brown and two stepchildren. Education: Columbia College. Occupation: Retired from General Motors and became a financial advisor with Smith Barney, now Morgan Stanley Wealth...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. for our annual Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans service. Keith Thompson will be preaching the sermon, “Why Do You Come to Church?” The Montreat Scottish Pipes and...

 

Register Now For Energizing Rural N.C. Conference Oct. 8-9

Local economic developers and civic leaders from counties across North Carolina will gather Oct. 8-9 in Sanford to discuss strategies to retain, attract and develop workforce in the state’s rural communities. “Companies considering North...

 

Church Activities

Bethany Baptist Bethany Baptist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary this Sunday, Oct. 6. The scheduled events for that day are: Sunday school/adult Bible study: 9:30 a.m.; morning worship service: 10:30 a.m.; dinner on the grounds: 11:45...

 

What Is And What Isn't Gifted Education?

Gifted education: words that often trigger an intense reaction. Parents whose children have benefited from it or who benefited themselves as students laud it. Parents and students who have been excluded from it often harbor pain and deep, lasting...

 

Legal Notices: September 30, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E294 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of William Clarence Andersen, Jr. of... Full story

 

How 'Rise And Shine' Scholars Learned To Love Hiking

The best thing about the Rise & Shine hiking club was the way they connected, said some of the young people who took part. This summer, they explored trails in Bracken Mountain Preserve. The...

 

State Cuts Mental Health Funding – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution asking the N.C. General Assembly to stop cutting Vaya Health’s single-stream funding and to allow it to use its savings to reinvest in services and community support....

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 23, 2019

Board Upset At Senior Project Decision – Transylvania County, NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed their disappointment last Monday evening that the state passed a bill prohibiting senior projects from being a requirement for graduation. “I disagree with it,” said Superintendent...

 

Legal Notices: September 23, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E262 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Mary Louise Chapman of Transylvania County,... Full story

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 19, 2019

County Schools Get Bs and Cs In State Report Card – Transylvania County, NC

“The majority of our schools are B schools,” Missy Ellenberger, curriculum director for Transylvania County Schools, told the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday evening. Five of the county’s eight schools received a B. (Davidson Rive...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us at 9:45 a.m., Sunday, for a Christian Speaker’s Forum in Davidson River Fellowship Hall. Dr. James Ragusa, retired NASA engineer, manager and scientist, will tell some of his experiences over 23 years...

 

Get Set Transylvania Promoting Family Bonding – Transylvania County, NC

Volunteers from organizations involved in the Get Set Transylvania initiative stuffed 400 bags Wednesday morning with items designed to meet the theme of family bonding. The family toolkits, as they...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian You are invited to worship with us as the Rev. Keith Thompson begins a two-part sermon series on Eternal Life. Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in our community. That...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Wookie Who I Met Every now and then, as I've talked to folks about growing up or living in Dunn's Rock, the name Wookie has come up. "Who is Wookie?" I'd ask. I got the chance to find out at Cedar...

 

The Benefits Of Music For Children While Growing Up

Many children are introduced to music instruction at school. After being introduced to band, chorus and various instruments, students may be eager to explore music. Young students are often introduced to the recorder or ukulele in the early grades...

 

School Board Welcomes Students For 2019-20

Buses are rolling, teachers are ready to go, families have stocked up on school supplies, and classrooms are filled with bright, eager learners. Welcome to the 2019/20 school year! Traditional public schools are a special part of every community...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Flea Market On Saturday, Sept. 28, will be our annual fundraiser flea market at the community center. Doors will be open to the public from 8 a.m. until noon. For more information and/or to reserve a table or two, email lin day28718@gmail.com or call...

 

County Officials Talk Vision – Transylvania County, NC

Editor’s Note: Recently, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners held a workshop to discuss the county’s strategic plan, which includes goals and strategies that guide county departments in their day-to-day actions and, in particular, infl...

 

Smart Start Responds To Teacher Requests

Ask a kindergarten teacher in our county about their greatest need and they will likely respond – “help with the children’s behavior.” The early education work group of GetSet Transylvania (early childhood collaborative) heard this plea so ma...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 2, 2019

Former School Superintendent Remembered – Transylvania County, NC

Harry Corbin, who served as superintendent of Transylvania County Schools for 17 years before retiring in 1986, passed away last Wednesday, Aug. 28. He is being remembered as a compassionate and...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 26, 2019

School Board Awards Building Contracts – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved the form of the contracts for the architectural firm Clark Nexsen and CMAR (construction manager at risk) Vannoy Construction to begin working on the design and construction of...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 26, 2019

Brevard Academy Enrollment Numbers Up – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors received good news regarding student enrollment and finances at its monthly meeting last Wednesday. School Director Ted Duncan reported average daily membership (ADM) through...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 22, 2019

Boards Shown Two Options For Rosman Schools – Transylvania County, NC

Chad Roberson of the architectural firm Clark Nexsen presented two options for a renovated and expanded Rosman High/Middle School Monday night during a joint meeting of the Transylvania County Board...

 

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