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Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway.... — Updated 9/17/2020


Tornados' Football Team Holds Bowl Championship Ring Ceremony

Recently, the Brevard College football team held a celebratory ring ceremony to commemorate their 2019 victory over Carnegie Mellon in the ECAC Scotty Whitelaw Bowl. It was a... — Updated 9/16/2020


Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD... — Updated 9/16/2020


Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at... — Updated 9/16/2020


Shade Wilbanks Studies To Have Her Own Farm

Shade Wilbanks' family has always placed great value on education. They moved to Pisgah Forest nine years ago so their four girls – Grace, Trinity, Madalynn and Shade – could... — Updated 9/16/2020


City's Tough Decision

In October of last year, Tore Borhaug filed plans for a 17-acre mixed-use development as a planned development district (PDD) to be located between the Asheville Highway and the Deerlake Village subdivision. A PDD is a form of... — Updated 9/16/2020

 By Alex Perri    News 

Commissioner Candidates Square Off – Transylvania County, NC

Seven candidates seeking three seats on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners went head to head last Thursday night during the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of... — Updated 9/16/2020

 By John Lanier    News 

Plans Call For Modular Units During BHS Construction – Transylvania County, NC

Chad Roberson of the architectural firm Clark Nexsen told the Transylvania County Board of Education at a work session Monday evening the latest design development plans call for the use of modular units during new construction... — Updated 9/16/2020


Parke Hunter Sickler

An amazing, earthly journey of 91 years came to an end Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, but an immediate transition to eternal life with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, after Parke Hunter... — Updated 9/15/2020

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Candidates Agree On Much – Transylvania County, NC

From increasing teacher supplements to providing more behavioral and mental health services for students, the four candidates for the Transylvania County Board of Education agreed... — Updated 9/14/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Dalton, Miller Seeking Commission Seat – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: Last Thursday, the Brevard-Transylvania Chamber of Commerce held its annual candidate forum, but with a difference, reflecting the times – no live audience and... — Updated 9/14/2020


Transylvania Choral Society To Begin Rehearsals

At last there’s something to sing about and some way of singing together again! After wondering what would happen for one of the riskiest activities in these COVID-19 times, the Transylvania Choral Society begins virtual... — Updated 9/9/2020


Remember Febb E. Burn

If you are ever tempted to think that your single vote couldn’t possibly matter, remember Febb Burn. Who, you might ask, was Febb Burn? Febb Burn of Moose Creek, Tenn., was college educated and had taught school, but in 1920 she... — Updated 9/9/2020


Missing From National Anthem's History

In the Sept. 3 issue, Mr. Brendle provided important facts about the “Star Spangled Banner,” including being first sung at a baseball game in 1918 in remembrance of U.S. soldiers recently killed. What Mr. Brendle did not... — Updated 9/9/2020


Some Schools Control Virus

In the past week, East Carolina University reported it had surpassed 1,000 COVID-19 cases. UNC-Chapel Hill sent students home shortly after it had opened for in-person classes last month due to COVID-19 clusters. While these... — Updated 9/9/2020


College Enrolls Record Number – Brevard, NC

Brevard College enrolled a record number of 767 students for the fall 2020 semester, according to college officials. For the third straight year, the fall semester’s enrollment is the largest since Brevard College became a... — Updated 9/9/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Board of Education Online Candidate Forum – Transylvania County, NC

The four candidates for the three open seats on the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the challenges facing the school system last Thursday during an online forum... — Updated 9/9/2020


Project Empathy: Time To Listen

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers’ input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through the end of October, The Transylvania Times will... — Updated 9/7/2020


Carol Richard Irwin

Carol Richard Irwin, of Sylva, passed into the presence of the Lord Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. She had recently celebrated her 91st birthday. A native of Orient, N.Y., she was the... — Updated 9/7/2020


Thomas W. Mahan Ph.D.

Thomas W. Mahan, Ph.D., 91, a resident of Brevard since 1991, died Aug. 31, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Susan Petersen, his joy and inspiration; two children, Maureen M.... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Disc Golf League Embraces New Course At Brevard College

It's 5 p.m. on Tuesday at the campus of Brevard College, just adjacent to the tennis courts. The afternoon rain has left the grass heavy with mud. It's humid, but a gentle breeze... — Updated 9/2/2020


The Housing Conundrum

For the past few months, the local real estate market has been “hot.” As we reported on Aug. 20, the market has been “booming.” Closed sales in July were almost 24 percent higher than a year ago and pending sales were... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Commissioner Candidates Square Off For First Time – Transylvania County, NC

The nine candidates for the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners discussed infrastructure, housing, child care, jobs and other topics during an online candidates’ forum held last Thursday evening. The event was sponsored... — Updated 9/2/2020


Cawthorn Lied About Naval Academy

Those of us who are native to these mountains know that appearances can be deceiving. What counts is beneath the surface – a person’s integrity, honesty and work ethic. Despite his sympathetic image, Madison Cawthorn is not a... — Updated 8/31/2020

 By Matt McGregor    Features

Special Parade Provides Encouragement, Fun – Brevard, NC

Families of residents at the College Walk Retirement Community gathered on Friday morning to form a parade of encouragement and well wishes to their loved ones. "Before the summer... — Updated 8/31/2020


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