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 By Park Baker    News    February 14, 2019 

Panel Discusses Impact Of Outdoor Recreation Industry

Social, economic and environmental sustainability issues that surround the outdoor recreation industry were the focus of a panel discussion last week. David Knight, the director for the N.C. Office...

 

BMC Volunteers 'Warm Up' For 2019 Season

Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), a volunteer support group for Brevard Music Center (BMC), is preparing for the 83rd summer music festival season and the arrival of 500 gifted students and 80...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 11, 2019

Local School Expenses Projected To Go Up

Norris Barger, director of business services and plant operations for Transylvania County Schools, has projected a possible increase of 2.95 percent, the equivalent of $378,585, in local expenditures for daily operational costs next year. Barger...

 

Mothers, Sons Dance For The Family Place

The Family Place of Transylvania County held its Mother+Son Dance on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Lola's Old Hickory House. With a total of 78 adults and 100 children, the celebration was a smash hit. There...

 

Glancing Back: Ed Emory Named BHS Football Coach

The following briefs are from Thursday, Feb. 6, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. _______________ Coach Edward H. Emory, presently a member of the Wake Forest University football coaching staff, has been appointed athletic director and head foo...

 

Dogwood Health Trust Now Operating

With Friday’s announcement of the completion of Mission Health System’s sale of assets to HCA Healthcare, Dogwood Health Trust is now officially operating as a private, nonprofit foundation whose purpose is to dramatically improve the health and...

 

Steve Pulliam Ready For Another Change

Transylvania County is in the midst of a landmark transition. Steve Pulliam has been at the helm of United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) for more than 19 years, and he's decided it's time for a...

 

Reconnect For Resilience Workshop Recently Held During The Rise & Shine After-School Program

Recently, a two-day Reconnect For Resilience training was held at the Rise & Shine After-School Program for board members, staff and leadership volunteers. The session was co-led by Susanne...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 24, 2019

Board Approves Teacher Funding Increase - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night to increase by 0.5 percent the local supplement of teachers with 25 or more years of experience and to give central office personnel a supplement equivalent to 4 percent of...

 

The Value Of Empathy

A good but infrequent thing happened toward the beginning of a nearly three-hour joint workshop with the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners and the Transylvania County Board of Education last Wednesday evening. Kara Millonzi, a lawyer from...

 

Glancing Back, Jan. 23, 1969: Jaycees Name Huggins Young Man Of Year

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 23, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. _______________ John R. Huggins, Principal of Brevard Junior High School, was named “Outstanding Young Man of the Year” at the Brevard Jaycees’ annual...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 21, 2019

Boards Discuss School Funding

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education held a joint workshop entitled “Working Together: School Boards, Counties and Local Funding for Public Schools” in the library’s Rogow Room Wednesday evening. Kara Millonzi,...

 

Doris Ellyn Anderson Reeves

Doris Ellyn Anderson Reeves, born Feb. 10, 1929, died Dec. 30, 2018. A devoted servant of God, disciple of our Lord, Jesus Christ, loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother,...

 

New Library Exhibit Focuses On Alcoholism

Problems With Alcohol? Help Is in The Library! So declares the banner for the new display in the Transylvania County Library that appeared on Jan. 2 and just in time for New Year's resolutions for som...

 

Planned Giving Series To Be Offered

Western Carolina University's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will be offering a Planned Giving Implementation Series Jan. 25, Feb. 8 and Feb. 22 at the university's Biltmore Park...

 

Mars Hill Hosting MLK Day Events

Mars Hill University has scheduled a full day of events to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21. Classes are canceled for students, with a series of educational and service activities happening on- and off-campus. The...

 

TNRC Hears About Watershed - Brevard NC

During the most recent Transylvania County Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting, the council heard from Maria Wise, the Mills River Partnership (MRP) co-ordinator. The TNRC hosts monthly meetings of local public land managers, environmental...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 3, 2019

Board Of Education Looks Back And Ahead - Brevard NC

When looking back on 2018, members of the Transylvania County Board of Education acknowledge the passage of the $68 million bond for new construction and extensive renovations at Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools as a great success, but it...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 24, 2018

Board To Discuss How To Retain Teachers - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Jeff McDaris and school members plan to discuss teacher retention and the impacts of opioids, vaping and other drugs at a work session in February. During last Monday night’s Board of Education meeting,...

 

Alexa Broadbent Finishes Master's Studies At Miami - Brevard NC

Brevard native and current Hilton Head Island, S.C. resident Alexa Broadbent has been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid...

 

WCU Holds Commencements For Fall, Summer Graduates

A pair of graduating students delivered the primary addresses Saturday, Dec. 15, as Western Carolina University held commencement exercises to recognize the academic accomplishments of its fall class...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 20, 2018

School Board Reaches Consensus On MOU Draft - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education reached a consensus Monday night to present a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding new construction at Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools to the Transylvania County Board of...

 

Simple Change For Efficiency

There are quirks in state law that make no sense and create government inefficiency. One of those quirks came to light at the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting Monday night regarding reimbursement of sales taxes. Because the sales tax...

 

United Way Invites Nonprofits To Apply For Funding

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) Allocations Team Chair Joni Pavlik has approved the schedule for the agency's 2019-2020 grant funding cycle. The process begins with the Request for Proposal...

 

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