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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...

 

New Staff Members Bring Professional Depth To Muddy Sneakers

Muddy Sneakers has announced the addition of two accomplished professionals to its administrative staff. Over the past year, the outdoor education nonprofit has improved its effectiveness by...

 

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...

 

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