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Cooperating On Projects

Two actions at the local level show encouraging signs of cooperation between different boards and people of different political affiliations. Last Tuesday, the members of the Transylvania County Board of Education made it clear they want to work...

 

BRCC To Award $500,000 In IMPACT Scholarships - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community College has announced that it plans to award 500 new $1,000 scholarships totaling $500,000 to graduating seniors in Henderson and Transylvania counties. IMPACT scholarships are available to students graduating from a Henderson...

 

Scholarship Program Benefits Local Students - Connestee Falls NC

Yet again, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program has set a fundraising record. Last year, in its 30 year of raising money to help Transylvania County students further their educations, the...

 

United Way Hires New CEO - Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) Board of Directors has hired Louis Negrón as its new chief executive officer. The board approved hiring Negron at its Dec. 6 meeting, and he will officially...

 

Everyday Education: CTE Class Routs Students To Their Futures

The eighth graders filed into Justin Ausburn's Career and Technical Education (CTE) class excited but well-behaved. They were working on several projects together and seemed eager to get started....

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 6, 2018

Board Wants County Input On Bond - Brevard NC

At a Tuesday morning work session, Transylvania County Board of Education members expressed a desire to work closely with county commissioners on the capital projects, which will be funded by the recent passage of a $68 million bond. Last month,...

 

Chapman, Phillips Bow Out As Commissioners - Brevard NC

Last Thursday’s Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting was the last for Larry Chapman and Kelvin Phillips. Each received a plaque and a resolution honoring their time as commissioners. Chapman served eight years on the board and...

 

Obituary: Harold Tubbs Carr Jr.

Harold Tubbs Carr Jr., 93, of Brevard, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. He was born Sept. 14, 1925, in Bangor, Maine, to the late Harold T. Sr. and Doris (Tubbs) Carr. He was a graduate...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 26, 2018

School Funding Gets A $500,000 Boost - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education received some good financial news last Monday evening when they amended the 2019 fiscal year budget to show an increase of nearly $500,000 in funding. Norris Barger, director of business services and plant...

 

Mountain Roots Holds First Fall Feast Fundraiser - Brevard NC

Mountain Roots, Inc., had a great turnout for its First Annual Fall Feast fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 18, at Lola's Old Hickory House. The crowd consisted of Mountain Roots campers and other outdoor...

 

Board Votes On Path, Ball Field - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously voted to grant an easement for a bike path to the city of Brevard and passed a resolution declaring one of the ball fields near Davidson River School as surplus property at its monthly meeting...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 22, 2018

Betty Scruggs McGaha Recognized For Service To Education - Brevard NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education honored Betty Scruggs McGaha for 45 years of service to the Transylvania County school system Monday evening. Superintendent Jeff McDaris said...

 

Sixth Annual Terrell Scruggs Scholarship Fundraiser Planned - Brevard NC

Jimmy Perkins, a member of the Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Advisory Board, announced the team’s sixth annual fundraiser. The Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Trust Fund was established in 2012 by the city of Brevard to honor Scruggs, a former...

 

Brevard Resident Creates 'Best In Show' Costume - Brevard NC

A towering, robotic figure called Bastion, equipped with weaponry and accompanied by a yellow bird perched in its shoulder, could be seen in the crowd at this year's Halloweenfest. The robot, tall...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 8, 2018

Voters Approve $68 Million School Bond - Brevard NC

The school bond referendum passed by an overwhelming margin – 9,260 to 6,264 – Tuesday, with all of the county’s precincts but one supporting the bond. The $68 million bond will be used to provide new construction and extensive renovations at...

 

School Board Has One Familiar, One New, Face - Brevard NC

Republican Courtney Domokur and Democratic incumbent Marty Griffin were elected to the Transylvania County Board of Education Tuesday. Domokur, who hasn’t held elected office before, came out on top with 7,888 votes, while Griffin received 7,521...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 5, 2018

UPDATE: Final Unofficial Elections Results: School Bond Approved; Guice and Cathey Elected to Board of Commissioners; Mahoney Re-elected Sheriff; Griffin and Domokur elected to School Board

Editor's Note: The following are the unofficial election results only for Transylvania County. They are not the final results in the state or Congressional races. Those final numbers will appear in Thursday's paper. •The Transylvania County...

 

Legal Notices: Nov. 1, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT File No. 16-E-424 NOTICE TO CREDITORS I have qualified as Executor of the Estate of Preston Harold Rahn, Deceased, of Transylvania County, North Carolina. All persons, firms, and...

 

Vote Yes For School Bond

As former educators in the Transylvania County School system, we would like to express our opinion concerning the upcoming bond referendum. We served many years in Transylvania County Schools: Jim as head football coach at Rosman High School, and I,...

 

Time To Clean House

If, like me, you believe that those individuals we elect in our country should be decent, moral, civil, honest individuals whom we can be proud of, then it is time to replace the insiders now in office supporting Donald Trump, who has misrepresented...

 

'Mane Event' Gala Raises $37,000 For Programs, Scholarships

Dressed in their Western best, friends of Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education enjoyed a night of food, music, fundraising and fun at the "Mane Event" gala on Oct. 13, raising more...

 

Edney Has Integrity

Sam Edney, candidate for Legislative District 113, including our county, is a man Transylvania County needs in office. He cares deeply for the well-being of the people and the environment of these beautiful mountains. His understanding of this area...

 

Legal Notices: Oct. 25, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING VARIANCE REQUEST TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS TOWER ORDINANCE OF TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Notice is hereby given that the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a variance request to the...

 

Edney Has Keen Business Sense

N.C. government is a big business, responsible for maintaining and promoting the well-being of all N.C. residents. Public education, safety and health services, for example, are critical and costly. The major way we pay for these services is through...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 18, 2018

School Board Passes On Flood Insurance - Brevard, NC

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education rejected a quote of $11,104 to provide flood insurance for the bus garage and maintenance building behind the Brevard High School campus. Superintendent Jeff McDaris said insura...

 

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