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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 27, 2019 

Commissioners Approve Budget, 12.5 Cent Tax Increase

On Monday, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved a $63,936,857 budget for the 2019/2020 fiscal year, including the 10.5 cents voter-approved taax increase to pay the $68 million school construction bond and a further 2 cents to...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 27, 2019 

City Fire Dept. Benefit Being Axed

As the Brevard Fire Department has transitioned from a volunteer staff to paid employees, a long-time benefit will be dropped when the city’s new budget goes into effect July 1. For more than 20 years, Brevard firefighters who lived within the...

 
 Arts    June 27, 2019 

BMC's Explosive Patriotic Pops Returns

The annual Brevard Music Center (BMC) audience favorite, Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops, returns to the Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium stage on Thursday, July 4, at 2 p.m. The dynamic program of...

 
 Arts    June 27, 2019 

Haen Gallery Debuts New Location

The Haen Gallery debuts their new location at 210 S. Broad St. during this Friday’s gallery walk from 5-8 p.m. Stop by to tour the gallery space, see new artwork, and enjoy a glass of wine in...

 

Women Are Not Expendable

Anti-abortion advocates claim to be “pro-life,” yet they have no regard for the life of the woman carrying the fetus. To them, the woman is expendable. Forget the fact that she is someone who is loved by family and friends. Dismiss the fact that...

 

Trivializing Reparations

Jack Matthews trivializes the matter of reparations for descendants of slaves in the United States. He understands the matter is complex, but he raises so many false flags that one begins to suspect that he has motivations other than complexity....

 
 News    June 27, 2019 

Local Needs Help Living At Home

Ted Tawney is independent minded, but it’s a full-time job for the 67-year-old to help look after himself. The Brevard resident has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair. “Everything I do...

 
 Arts    June 27, 2019 

Time To Find Waldo In Brevard

Where’s Waldo? In Brevard, of course! The iconic children’s book character in the red-and-white-striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 25 local businesses throughout this community in July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation...

 

Dunn's Rock News

A Lesson On Cherokee History Joe McGaha came prepared for Yvonne Dickson-McCall’s presentation on Cherokee history. Over the years of gardening at his home off Walnut Hollow Road, Joe has found a...

 
 News    June 27, 2019 

Museum Curator Casciato Receives TV Award

Emmett Casciato was presented with WSPA-TV’s Caring for the Carolinas Award on June 25 at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas in Brevard. The ceremony will be broadcast on channel 7,...

 
 News    June 27, 2019 

Local Dies On DuPont Road

According to the N.C. Forest Service, at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 21, emergency personnel responded to a call for assistance in DuPont State Recreational Forest in the area of Fawn Lake Road. When personnel arrived, they found 71-year-old John...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 27, 2019 

Essenberg, Pritchett Offer Thoughts On Summer Workouts

It’s less than 60 days until the 2019 prep football season kicks off and local teams have spent this week in summer workouts getting ready. The Transylvania Times spoke with Brevard head coach...

 

Nearly 350 Registered For July 4 Firecracker 5K

With a week to go until July 4th, registration is still open for the Firecracker 5K and kids’ fun run. The event, which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Brevard, begins at 8 a.m. and serves as...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-DavidsonRiver Presbyterian Join us Sunday, June 30, as Keith Thompson brings a message, “Free to Follow.” At 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. is our Christian Speakers Forum in Davidson River Hall. Our speaker will be Rev. Matt Cadora, who has...

 

Clara Jane Yerton Dickson

Clara Jane Yerton Dickson, 98, of Morganton, died Saturday, June 22, 2019. Born Oct. 2, 1920, in Mecklenburg County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late D. Franklin Yerton and Ada Gertude...

 

Janice Faye Huff

Janice Faye Huff, 80, of Brevard, passed away in her home on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. She was born June 6, 1939, in Northville, Mich. to Ronald Frank and Mildred “Irene” Lyke. She attended Bob Jones University and Olivet College, studying...

 

John Rufus Hamlin

John Rufus Hamlin, 76, of Fountain Inn, S.C., formerly of Brevard, passed at his home surrounded by loved ones. He is the husband of the late Wanda Orr Hamlin. They were married in 1963 and celebrated 52 wonderful and loving years together before...

 

Ruth Cunningham McCall

Ruth Cunningham McCall, 107, of Frankfort, Ky., formerly of Brevard, died Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Signature Healthcare at Heritage Hall, in Lawrenceburg, Ky. Her husband, Roy McCall Sr, precedes her in death. Survivors include her son, Roy McCall...

 
 News    June 27, 2019 

D.D. Bullwinkel's Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Roxy, a PTSD dog, is coming to the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Roxy’s is a companion to Justin Tucker, a disabled veteran from the Iraq war. “I was...

 

Molly Bryant Wrench Kilpatrick

Molly Bryant Wrench Kilpatrick, 81, of Autryville, N.C., passed away April 10, 2019. She was born in 1937 to Hughie C. Wrench and Ruby J. Wrench in Sampson County, N.C. After graduating from Clement High School, she went on to study nursing at...

 

Glenn Winston

Glenn Winston went home to be with the Lord the morning of June 24, 2019, surrounded by family. A longtime resident of Brevard, he is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sara. He was a member of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church and was...

 

Winifred B. Taylor

Winifred B. Taylor, 83, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late James and Annie Rice Buckner. In addition to her parents, her husband, Lt. Col. Emmett Kirk Taylor and...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Call For Jasper Beacham of the Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain and James Toye are looking for artists of all mediums. They want to give local artisans a public place to display and sell their works. They plan to host several Saturday Artists Markets...

 

Connestee Falls News

How To Click In The Photo Business There’s more to photography than meets the eye — just ask Chris Wunder. When most people think of photography they think about light, color and composition. Chri...

 

Legal Notices: June 27, 2019

NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having qualified as the Executor of the Estate of Mary F. Argus (AKA Mary Frances Argus), deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having...

 

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