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School Board Scraps Graduation Plans, Delays Reopening Decision Until Next Monday

Due to extension of Phase Two until Aug. 7, the plans to hold Brevard High and Rosman High graduations at their respective football stadiums have been cancelled. During its meeting tonight, the Board of Education also decided to... — Updated 7/21/2020


Gov. Cooper Says Schools Will Reopen With In-Person Instruction

Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen were joined today by education and health leaders to announce health and safety plans for K-12 public schools for the ne... — Updated 7/14/2020


Charlie Henderson's Life Was Well Lived, His Advise For A Long Life - Don't Worry

Charles Washington Henderson, born Nov. 7, 1873, was the eighth of George and Millie Henderson's 11 children. The Henderson family had moved from Macon County into the old Tom... — Updated 8/3/2020


Three Students Receive Prized Scholarships

Transylvania County Schools wants to recognize three hallmark scholarship awards that illustrate the wide range of pathways available to students preparing for careers of... — Updated 8/3/2020


Support For Edney Is Local

At the end of the second quarter, Sam’s campaign had raised nearly $72,000. This compares to his opponent’s $2,850 in the same period. Almost three fourths of money donated to Sam came from inside his district. But here’s wha... — Updated 8/3/2020

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Adopts Plan B To Reopen Aug. 17 – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education voted 4-1 Monday evening to adopt Plan B to reopen schools on Aug. 17. Board member Marty Griffin cast the dissenting vote. Board Vice Chair Ron Kiviniemi moved and Alice Wellborn... — Updated 7/30/2020


CARE Humanities Relief Grant Supports History Museum

The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas (VHMC) is a small gem in Brevard. Its mission is to honor veterans, educate the public and preserve important historic artifacts, many o... — Updated 7/27/2020


Graduating Seniors Earn Prestigious Awards

Graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 earned many prestigious awards to help offset the cost of college starting this fall. Local and regional scholarships are a major factor helping Transylvania County Schools students prepare... — Updated 7/27/2020

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Delays Reopening Decision – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education decided Monday evening to delay until next Monday a decision on how schools would reopen in August. “We would like a week to make this decision,” said Board Chair Tawny McCoy. “This... — Updated 7/24/2020


Quebec News

Quebec Community has been experiencing some summer weather for the past couple of weeks with very warm days and afternoon thunder and showers. The talk about going back to school has brought back some school day memories for me.... — Updated 7/22/2020


Better To Have Made Decision

Like all school boards in North Carolina, the Transylvania County Board of Education faces a difficult decision in determining how to reopen school this fall. Whether or not it decides to open schools on Aug. 17 under Plan B, a... — Updated 7/22/2020

 By John Lanier    News

HS Graduation Ceremonies Get Canceled – Transylvania County, NC

Superintendent Jeff McDaris told the Transylvania Board of Education Monday evening the graduation ceremonies planned for next week at Davidson River School, as well as the football stadiums are Brevard and Rosman high schools,... — Updated 7/22/2020


Brevard High Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Advisory Board has announced its annual award recipients. Eleven Brevard High School and Rosman High School graduates will each receive a $1,000... — Updated 7/20/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Cooper Announces Plans For School Reopening – Transylvania County, NC

Tuesday afternoon N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper announced that public schools would reopen next month under Plan B with school districts also having the option to open under Plan C. Noting the increase in number of COVID-19 cases,... — Updated 7/17/2020


Reopening Plan Is Reasonable

The decision by Gov. Roy Cooper that schools should reopen next month under Plan B, which calls for both in-person and online instruction, is the most prudent one at this time. Plan A, which called for all students to attend... — Updated 7/15/2020


Pisgah Health Foundation Awards Grant To Boys & Girls Club-Brevard NC

Pisgah Health Foundation has approved a grant request to The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County for funding summer programs for the youth who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to attend camp. The Boys &... — Updated 7/6/2020


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

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Annual Budget-Brevard NC

On Monday the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $61,041,976 general fund budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. The tax rate will remain at $.636 cents per $100 of valuation, and the fi... — Updated 6/24/2020

 By John Lanier    Education

School Board Suspends Career, College Readiness Portfolio Graduation Requirement -Brevard NC

Monday, June 15, the Transylvania County Board of Education voted unanimously to suspend implementing a Career and College Readiness Portfolio as a requirement for graduation. When the state abolished senior projects last year,... — Updated 6/22/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Latest Bond Estimate Needs Trimming-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Board of Education Chair Tawny McCoy said the numbers presented at a recent School Bond Construction Committee between the proposed schematic designs and initial cost of completing those designs at the Brevard... — Updated 6/22/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Board Looks At School Return Options-Brevard NC

With the scheduled reopening of school less than two months away, Transylvania County school officials are beginning to review and prepare for various reopening options. Monday evening Superintendent Jeff McDaris told the... — Updated 6/17/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Black Community Members Hope For Change

Change and unification are what Tommy Kilgore hopes to see rise from the death of George Floyd. "A change is evident; change is coming," said Kilgore, president of the Transylvania... — Updated 6/10/2020


State Releases Health Guidelines For Schools

New health guidelines released Monday represent a first step to help North Carolina K-12 public schools find a safe way to open to in-person instruction for the 2020-21 academic year, health and education leaders announced Monday.... — Updated 6/10/2020

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Approves Revised Calendar-Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday evening unanimously approved a revised calendar for the 2020-21 school year. In response to the coronavirus and subsequent distance learning this past spring, the General... — Updated 6/9/2020


DAR Presents Women In The Arts Recognition Award

Wearing masks made by Waightstill Avery Daughters of the American Revolution chapter members, Regent Dayna Pollett and Corresponding Secretary and Chair of the American Heritage... — Updated 6/8/2020


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