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 By Derek McKissock    News    December 5, 2019 

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...

 

Turnover Is Harming UNC

For many decades, the University of North Carolina system was the gold standard in the Southeast. Students from other southeastern states would often apply and be willing to pay the out-of-state tuition to attend UNC-Chapel Hill or N.C. State....

 

RHS Inducts Eighth Class To Alumni Hall Of Fame

Rosman High School (RHS) inducted five new candidates to the Alumni Hall of Fame on Oct 18. The group represents decades of service to RHS and the community. Sophomore Chesney Perry, who is new to...

 

Disregarding Local Elections

As exemplified by the mantra, “freedom isn’t free,” one of the primary reasons people serve in the military is to protect our freedoms. Unfortunately, while many Americans, including thousands of Transylvanians, have been willing to sacrifice...

 

Wagner To Discuss Extending The Growing Season Nov. 12

Many people in this area may think that fresh, locally grown vegetables are not readily available during the winter months. Store offerings can look and taste less than perfect, or they have been transported hundreds of miles to get to dinner...

 

Ask Us: School Lunch Program November 4, 2019

Does Transylvania County have a school lunch debt program? If there is a debt, then do the schools practice “shaming” the students at lunch period? Does the Board of Education have any policies against shaming?” Transylvania County Schools...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 28, 2019

Board: Grads Will Need Portfolio – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday night unanimously voted to revise Policy 3460 to require students to complete a Career and College Readiness Portfolio to graduate. For several years, the school system has required students to...

 

Portfolios Reveal Work

The decision by the Transylvania County Board of Education to require a student portfolio as a graduation requirement should be beneficial to students, colleges and employers. Under the current college admission systems, most schools review...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 24, 2019

School Board Talks Building Options – Transylvania County, NC

During an update on the proposed new construction for Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education was informed by Board Chairwoman Tawny McCoy that extending Rosman High across the street to...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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