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Council OKs Skate Park Funding – Brevard, NC

In moving forward with opening the temporary skate park, while building a new, concrete park, Brevard City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a $120,000 budget recommendation from staff. Of the amount, $100,000 will go to Pillar Design Studios,...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 23, 2020

Board Hears Draft School Calendar – Transylvania County, NC

Assistant Superintendent Brian Weaver presented a draft of the school calendar for the 2020-21 school year to the Board of Education Tuesday evening. Weaver said the calendar is aligned with last year, but some teachers preferred starting on Monday,...

 

Latest Sheriff's Office Arrests Reported – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and incidents in December and January. Arrests •Lela Dione Henson, 28, was arrested for felony conditional discharge on Jan. 14. She was placed in the detention center under...

 

Blue Zones Aims For A Healthier Community – Brevard, NC

The environment, the people and policy are fundamental in creating a healthy community, accor-ding to the philosophy of the Blue Zones Project – Brevard (BZPB). And that’s where the BZPB team of Tammy Hopkins, Mark Burrows and Trent Humphreys...

 

St. Philip's ECW Awards Nonprofit Grants – Brevard, NC

The year 2020 is on track to be a busy and joyful one for the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. They have been able to award grants totaling $71,350 to nonprofit groups serving families in Transylvania County. These...

 

Celebration Promotes 'Unity In The Community' – Brevard, NC

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration was held Monday at Brevard College's Porter Center....

 

Farmers' Market Seeks Residents' Input

As we look forward to some great new features at the market in 2020, The Transylvania Farmers’ Market would like to take a moment to thank everyone who supported us in 2019. Our year-round market included a wide variety of vendors offering...

 

Pisgah Film House To Screen Short Films By Local Filmmakers – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Film House and Tamara "Tammy" Hopkins with FilmBrevardNC invite the community to come out for a screening of short films produced by Brevard-area filmmakers. The screenings will be held on Thur...

 

Williamson Creek News

This is the first news of reorganization of the Williamson Creek Community Center. As there have been rumored worries regarding the center's closure we are proud to announce that is all they were ...

 

Legal Notices: January 23, 2020

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 20E17 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Charles Sidney Elliott of Transylvania... Full story

 

Brevard, Rosman Prep For Conference Tourneys

Brevard and Rosman high schools are set to be the stage for the Mountain Six wrestling tournament and the Smoky Mountain basketball tournament, respectively. The Blue Devils are hosting the conference wrestling tournament this Friday, featuring...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday as award-winning sportscaster Ernie Johnson Jr. will be our special guest speaker. There will be only one service at 11 a.m. All are welcome. Brevard First Baptist Pastor Jeff’s sermon for...

 

Jack Hayes Ammons

Jack Hayes Ammons, 89, of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Brevard, passed away Jan. 20, 2020, at Saint Joseph Hospital. A native of Waynesville, he was a son of the late David Leon Ammons and Bertha...

 

Susan Benson Felice

Susan Benson Felice, 66, of Penrose, passed away Jan. 11, 2020. A native of Albany, N..Y, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary Benson. A retired schoolteacher, she was an active...

 

John (Jack) C. Gould

John (Jack) C. Gould passed away Jan. 14, 2020. He was born in Troy, N.Y., April 1, 1930, the son of the late Daniel and Helen Gould. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his...

 

"Jackie" Taylor Guryan

Jacqueline Jacqueline Taylor Guryan passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Brevard, at the age of 90. She was born Oct. 3, 1929, to Thomas and Maude Taylor, in Mumford, N.Y. She was the eldest of...

 

Tommy William Holden

Tommy William Holden, 70, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. He was born Aug. 1, 1949, in Transylvania County, to the late Luther Monroe Holden and Eunice Cathleen Ward Holden. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in dea...

 

Randal Nicholson

Randal Nicholson, 77, of Enumclaw, Wash., peacefully passed away Jan. 4, 2020, at St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma, Wash. He was born in Transylvania County to Clarence and Mildred Nicholson, of Pisgah...

 

Rosenwald News

This is the first that I am writing here for 2020, so a Happy New Year to each and every one of you. I will begin with an invitation that comes via representatives from the NAACP, the Center for...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 20, 2020 

City Facing EPA Scrutiny – Brevard, NC

The N.C. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued several subpoenas to city of Brevard employees to appear before a grand jury, with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte in charge of the investigation, according to a press release...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    January 20, 2020 

TNRC Approves Resolution Supporting Ecusta Trail – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) recently voted on a resolution supporting the concept of the Ecusta Hike/Bike Trail, as well as to elect Stephanie Adams as the chairperson to...

 

TNT's Ernie Johnson To Speak Locally

On Sunday, Jan. 26, Ernie Johnson Jr., a sportscaster for Turner Sports and CBS Sports, will speak at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. Johnson is the lead announcer for Major League...

 

Money Raised Will Provide Art Teachers Necessary Supplies – Transylvania County, NC

Visual arts teachers in Transylvania County Schools have been awarded $5,000 for art supplies, according to a Transylvania Community Arts Council press release. A "Holiday Happy Hour and Silent...

 

Sierra Club To Meet Thursday

The leadership of the Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club will present its vision for the future of the group at 7:30 p.m., Thursday. The meeting will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church at the intersection of South Broad and Varsity streets in...

 

King's Words

Martin Luther King Jr. died in 1968, 52 years ago, but his words still ring true today: “Even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. I have a dream that one day a nation will rise up and live out the true...

 

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