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Paul Hollenack Promoted To Colonel In The State National Guard

During a ceremony on Aug. 28, Paul Hollenack was promoted to colonel in the N.C. Army National Guard. He is the son of Bill and Judy Hollenack of Brevard. Hollenack was commissioned... — Updated 9/15/2021

 By Jordon Morgan    News

Academy Maintains Masking

During its regular meeting last week, the Brevard Academy Board of Directors voted 5-1 to keep the mandatory masking policy in place. Board member Lee Burgess voted against the motion. As far as COVID-19 cases, as of the meeting,... — Updated 9/13/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

9/11/01 Attacks 20th Anniversary - Remembering That Day

This Saturday it will have been 20 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. At 8:30 a.m., Saturday, the city of Brevard and Brevard Fire... — Updated 9/8/2021


Everything Is A Tradeoff

In the Aug. 30 Transylvania Times, the Dr. Rev. Stephen Lawrence, a retired “holistic dentist,” claims that face masks are not only ineffective in stopping the spread of COVID-19, but they also cause “real life dangers... — Updated 9/6/2021


Support BOE Decision

Despite taking until its third vote, we totally support the Transylvania County Board of Education’s recent 4-1 decision to make masks mandatory in schools. The Brevard Academy Board of Directors also recently upheld its... — Updated 9/6/2021

 By Jordon Morgan    Sports

Blue Devils Volleyball Defeats Rosman Tigers, 3-1

In front of a raucous home crowd last Wednesday, the Brevard High School women's volleyball team defeated Rosman High women's team Tigers 3-1 in a high paced, competitive affair.... — Updated 8/31/2021


Connestee Falls News

While summer offered many of us the chance to catch up on a little R & R, it was the perfect time for not one, but two of Connestee Falls clubs to mobilize. And, mobilize they... — Updated 8/30/2021


Academy Keeps Mask Wearing In Place

Last week, the Brevard Academy Board of Education left its masking policy in place, with no motion made to change its July 29 vote to mandate masks for the 2021-22 school year. Board Chair Mark Campanini opened the meeting with a... — Updated 8/23/2021


Mary Lou Neal

Mary Lou Neal, 84, of Brevard, passed away Thursday Aug. 5, 2021, a short six days after her husband, George Neal, had passed on. She was born in Montclair, N.J., April 7, 1937 to... — Updated 8/18/2021


Glancing Back

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Aug. 19, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. •Hugh Morton, Wilmington native and prominent developer of the Grandfather Mountain scenic attraction in western North Carolina, flew... — Updated 8/16/2021


School Board Can Revisit Decision

With a new school year arriving, I am happy to see in-school learning for our children. However, I am disappointed Gov. Cooper only recommends N.C. schools require wearing of masks rather than exercising his authority to mandate... — Updated 8/11/2021


Difficult Decisions Ahead

As county residents prepare to send their children back to school, we must acknowledge that we are moving into an uncertain and quickly changing situation with exponentially rising cases caused by the COVID-19 Delta variant.... — Updated 8/9/2021

 By Laura Denon    Lifestyles

Back To School On The Best Foot Forward

"I absolutely love my job," said Lynn Traub, Sharing House's special projects manager. Traub and a plethora of volunteers have been working tirelessly for the past few months... — Updated 8/4/2021

 By Jordon Morgan    News

Academy Board Votes For Students To Wear Masks

Last Thursday, the Brevard Academy Board of Directors voted 3-2 to require all students and staff to wear masks indoors until at least the next board meeting on Aug. 18, when the board will re-evaluate and choose to either... — Updated 8/2/2021


Connestee Falls Realty Currently Exhibiting Cindy Rehm's Artwork

Connestee Falls Realty in downtown Brevard has announced its newest art exhibition will feature the artwork of Cindy Rehm. The exhibition is on view through October. Rehm is a... — Updated 8/2/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Public Health: 12 And Up Should Get Vaccine

Transylvania County school students are getting nearer to returning to the classroom, and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released updated guidance for school administrators and local health departments... — Updated 7/26/2021

 By Jordon Morgan    Arts

Organizers Report A Successful Summer Arts Academy Program

On Friday, the Transylvania Community Arts Council ended this year’s Summer Arts Academy program, which allowed local youth from 6 to 17 to take part in nine different classes led by local artists and others. The Arts Academy... — Updated 7/26/2021


At the Transylvania Times

We thought we would update you on a few more changes that have gone on at the newspaper recently. Reporter Matt McGregor has moved back to his home state of Mississippi to be closer to his family. We’d like to thank Matt for all... — Updated 7/26/2021


Brevard Academy Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2020-21 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Eliana Mireya Campa-nini, Olivia Sue Ellis, Emily Ann Goodwin, John-Henry Bernard Hicks,... — Updated 6/9/2021

 By John Lanier    News

BA Director Reports A 'Smooth Transition'

Ryan Hinkleman, the new school director at Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy, told the school’s board of directors Wednesday evening the transition into his new position has been smooth. Hinkleman takes over for Ted... — Updated 6/7/2021


Mountain Roots Day Camp Provides Opportunities For Youth

The heat in the air has camps across the region giddy with anticipation as they are in high gear prepping for a new batch of wide-eyed, open-hearted, excited and eager campers to... — Updated 5/31/2021


Students Show Many Ways 'Democracy Rocks'

Democracy Project Transylvania held its fourth annual "Democracy Rocks" projects presentation and awards night Tuesday evening in Thomas Hall on the Brevard Music Center campus.... — Updated 5/24/2021

 By John Lanier    News

Academy Approves Its Budget

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors unanimously passed its budget for the 2021-22 school year on Wednesday, May 12. Before passing the budget, Board Chair Mark Campanini asked fellow board member... — Updated 5/19/2021


Brevard Academy Names New Director

The Board of Directors of Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy has announced that Ryan Hinkleman has been named the new school director. He will begin working at the... — Updated 5/17/2021


Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446

PUBLIC NOTICE The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that Brevard Academy proposes for Federal... — Updated 5/12/2021


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