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Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday 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 There’s Too Much To Do.” Every third Sunday, the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 13, 2020

Academy Reviewing Its Curriculum – Brevard, NC

School Director Ted Duncan informed the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors last Wednesday evening the school staff is reviewing how the school’s curriculum aligns with state standards. Since Brevard Academy is a...

 

Misguided Lottery Funds

When North Carolina approved its “education” lottery, it was sold with the conceit that it would provide the money to handle most of the state’s public schools’ capital needs and that by using the lottery funds to pay for capital needs, more...

 

United Way Of Transylvania Closing Its Doors – Transylvania County, NC

The Board of Directors of United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) will dissolve the organization after it distributes its remaining funds to the 15 local programs to which it was committed. The 15 programs are connected to 53 agency partners that...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Filing Complete For 2020 Primary – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3, 2020, primary has ended and the contest is set for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, state House and Senate and statewide seats, judicial seats and national races. For the Board of Commissioner...

 

Pisgah Health Allocates Grants – Transylvania County, NC

The Pisgah Health Foundation, which was previously known as the Transylvania Regional Hospital Foundation, has launched its inaugural grant award allocations. The new awards focus on social determinants of health programs in Transylvania and...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 19, 2019

School Board Revises Policies – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education passed more than 40 revised policies Monday night, including policies 7240 and 4325, which relate to drug and alcohol abuse, and policy 4240, which relates to child abuse and threats related to child...

 

Filing For 2020 Primary Ends On Friday – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3, 2020, primary continues until noon, Friday, for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, state House and Senate and statewide seats, and national races. As of this Wednesday morning, incumbent...

 

Tigers Have New Coach For 2020 – Rosman, NC

The Rosman High School football team will be led in 2020 by former standout player and longtime multi-sport coach for the Tigers, Dusty Robinson. Superintendent Jeff McDaris announced the move following approval by the Board of Education. “I am...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 16, 2019

Academy Makes Hot Lunch Program Permanent – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors approved making the hot lunch program permanent at its monthly meeting last Wednesday but decided to remove the side dishes that had been provided with pizzas on Mondays. “The...

 

Charles H. "Coach" Owenby

Charles H. “Coach” Owenby passed away peacefully at his home in Brevard, at 8:10 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019, at the age of 78. He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Edwards Owenby, of 46 years. They...

 

McCall Files For Board – Transylvania County, NC

Former Board of Education Chairwoman Teresa McCall has filed for the Republican primary for the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. Three seats currently held by Jason Chappell, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel will be on the ballot. “As a...

 

Election Filing Continues – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3, 2020, primary continues until noon, Dec. 20, for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, state House and Senate and statewide seats, and national races. As of this Wednesday morning, incumbent...

 

Sam Edney Files For House Seat – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County businessman Sam Edney officially launched his campaign to restore responsible government to North Carolina Friday morning at the Board of Elections in Brevard, according to a...

 

Chapman Looking To Return To Commission – Transylvania County, NC

Former County Commission Chairman Larry Chapman has filed for the Republican primary on March 3 for another term on the board. Chapman served on the board from 2008 until 2016. "After eight years on...

 

Nonpartisan Boards Work

One of the reasons county commissioners David Guice, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel gave for switching their political affiliation from Republican to Unaffiliated is their belief that “local government should not be partisan in nature.” They stated...

 

Three County Commissioners Leave GOP – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Commissioners David Guice, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel have left the Republican Party. In an announcement, (see statement below) the three said they were changing their political...

 

Primary Filing Begins – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3 primary started Monday for several races, including the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, and state House and Senate. As of Wednesday morning, incumbent Commissioner Jason Chappell and former...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 28, 2019

School Construction Contracts On Hold – Transylvania County, NC

Some members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed frustration last Thursday evening that the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners had not approved the contracts for the architects and CMAR (construction manager at risk) for t...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 28, 2019

Board Of Education Discusses Several Policy Changes – Transylvania County, NC

At its recent meeting, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed several policy changes as a first read and will vote upon the policies at their next meeting. One policy, 7240, includes changes in the language regarding use of CBD...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 25, 2019

School Officials Provide Budget News – Transylvania County, NC

“We actually do have some budget news,” Norris Barger, director of business services and plant operations, told the Transylvania County Board of Education Thursday evening. Although the state General Assembly has adjourned without passing an...

 

Mountain Sun Practices Gratitude With Community

'Tis the season for traditions! At Mountain Sun Community School there are many ways these traditions are celebrated, both in school and in the homes of our students. "Belong" is one of the five key...

 

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