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 By Staff Reports    News    May 16, 2019

Rosman Chooses Essenberg To Lead Team This Fall

Rosman High School has chosen Dan Essenberg to become the interim head football coach through the 2019-20 football season. He will be recommended for appointment to the Board of Education during its May 20 meeting. Essenberg previously served as...

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    May 16, 2019

An Advocate For Public Education?

Whenever people are elected to leadership positions, it is part of their job to advocate for their departments and employees so they, in turn, can provide better services to their constituents. For example, Transylvania County Board of Education...

 

The Riveter Brings New Adventures To Mills River

A new fitness facility aims to take your adventures to new heights. Located just a stone’s throw from Sierra Nevada and the Asheville Regional Airport, the Riveter will join outdoor adventure and...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 13, 2019

Box Derby Will Not Race At Festival

The box derby races will not be held during this year’s White Squirrel Festival, with last year’s accident during a race the apparent reason. Gary Kendrick, one of six people injured on May 27, 2018, during the box derby race, died a few days...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 13, 2019

Academy Board Approves School Budget

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors unanimously approved the school’s budget for the 2019-20 school year last Wednesday evening. School Director Ted Duncan presented two budgets: one based on 415 students and one...

 

Connestee Falls Kicks Off Another Year Of Providing Scholarships

The Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program has kicked off its 32 year of raising funds for scholarships for Transylvania County students. Last year the program divided $106,500 equally among Blue Ridge Community College, Bre-vard College and...

 
 Arts    May 9, 2019

Benefit Set For Mountain School Of Strings

The Mountain School of Strings is a 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2010 to make music experience available to the youth in Transylvania County by offering professional instruction in playing stringed...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 9, 2019

Board OKs Flooring Contracts for BMS, RES

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education approved flooring contracts for Brevard Middle and Rosman Elementary schools. The flooring contract price for Brevard Middle $151,075 and the price for Rosman Elementary is...

 

Welcome To Years Of Debt

This past weekend Brevard College held its graduation ceremonies. This coming weekend Blue Ridge Community College will hold its graduation ceremonies. This month as thousands of students receive their diplomas, many of them will have mountains of st...

 
 By Michele Pilon    Opinion    May 6, 2019

Nurses Create Positive Outcomes Through Expertise

Typically, the blossoming of spring is in full effect in western North Carolina during the month of May. This is also the month when we get the chance to recognize the caring professionals who make Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) what it is: A f...

 

Brevard High Band Strikes Gold In New York

Members of the Brevard High School Band enjoyed a peak experience in early April, performing at the 2019 New York Invitational Music Festival in one of the world's great music venues, Carnegie Hall....

 
 By Carol Dodson    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

Dunn's Rock News

May Dinner And Program The Dunn's Rock Community Center Dinner and Program on Thursday, May 16, will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, the owners of Rockbrook Camp for Girls (RBC). Rockbrook has...

 

Guest Column: Exceptional Education Has A Personal Touch

Capturing a room of wiggly students' attention is the gold standard in any educational setting, but maintaining a communal focus among a group of exceptional students – children with a variety of...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Jake Johnson Running For District 113 Seat

Jake Johnson, a Polk County commissioner, will seek the Republican nomination for State House District 113. The district, which includes Transylvania County, is currently represented by Cody Henson,...

 

Everyday Education: Fighting For Fair Funding For The Future

It’s just not fair. Well, life is not fair. How many times have we heard this exchange? I would bet many times. In fact, we’ve heard it so much we don’t acknowledge it for what it really is: generally, an inaccurate cliché that really holds...

 

Glancing Back: Pisgah Forest Speedway To Open Inaugural Year

The following briefs are from Thursday, May 1, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Pisgah Forest Speedway, Inc. will officially open its first season this Sunday, May 4. Howard Griffin, promoter, states that the races will get underway promptly...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 29, 2019

County's 'Health' Being Studied

As far as leading causes of death, Transylvania County is in "really good shape," according to Tara Rybka, with Transylvania Public Health. In age-adjusted mortality rates in 12 different areas,...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 29, 2019

Board Passes School Budget Request

In a special meeting held last Thursday morning, the Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously passed its budget request for the 2019-20 school year. The budget request will now go to the county commissioners, who will determine how much of...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 29, 2019

Transylvania County School Budget Numbers Laid Out

The fiscal year 2020 budget request by the Transylvania County Board of Education totals $12,761,809 for the local current expense fund and $250,000 for child nutrition. This represents an increase of 4.78 percent over last year’s budget....

 

School Board Closer To Naming Bond Architect, Contractor

The Transylvania County Board of Education is one step closer to selecting the firms to help them complete renovations and new construction, funded by the $68 million school bond, which passed last November. At their April 11 meeting, the seven...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 25, 2019

Jim Reynolds Plans To Keep On Rocking In Retirement

After 20 years of teaching students at Brevard College, Jim Reynolds is retiring, but it won't mean pipe and slippers. The geology professor will attend the 2019 graduation this May, and two hours...

 

Brevard College Holds Honors, Awards Ceremony

Brevard College held its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 16, to honor students, faculty and staff achievement in academics and leadership. Dr. Scott Sheffield, Vice President for...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain House The Cedar Mountain House will be having an Easter party on Saturday, April 20, at 2:30 p.m. The Elves of Brevard (who have made 505 baskets for the assisted living facilities in...

 

Everyday Education: Students, Teachers Hitting The Final Push

As spring break begins in schools across Transylvania County, students and teachers take a deep breath and enjoy a rest before it begins — the last push of rigorous academic teaching before final state assessments begin. The window for final...

 

Pisgah Health Foundation Moves To 'The Keeley House'

Pisgah Health Foundation has a new home for its operations in a house with a lot of history. Centrally located one block from downtown Brevard, the foundation has settled into the newly renovated...

 

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