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 By Leslie Boney    Opinion    January 21, 2019 

Guest Column: Points Of Light Connect Rural, Urban Areas

Twenty years ago this month, I was just finishing up work with the “Rural Prosperity Task Force,” an intense, six-month investigation of rural North Carolina. The 25-member group, made up of people from the rural and urban parts of our state,...

 

Rosenwald News

Tomorrow, our Faces Of Freedom exhibit will open. This marks the fifth annual show, and I am so grateful to Tammy Hopkins and the Transylvania Community Arts Council for generously providing the...

 

Everyday Education: Strengthening Our Skills And Ourselves

As I was leaving the Brevard College’s cafeteria with a friend the other day, he looked around at the young faces, turned to me and said, “You know, I am turning 60 in a few days, and that does not scare me at all; but, if I were turning 18 years...

 

Everyday Education: Balancing Career Goals And Liberal Arts

Part of teaching at a small liberal arts college like Brevard College is advising young people about their academic and career goals and about fulfilling their potential for living a good life. Though personalized and motivational, advising...

 

Fortunate To Have Burrows - Brevard NC

Transylvania County is indeed fortunate to have had Mark Burrows as its director of planning since 1990, almost 30 years of service to the citizens of our county. Having had the good fortune to serve on the Planning Board, I was able to observe...

 

Burrows Closes Chapter In Service To County - Brevard NC

Described as an advocate for the citizen, with a tireless commitment to the community, Mark Burrows closed a 30-year chapter of service to Transylvania County residents at a reception at Brevard...

 

Public To Get More Say On Silvermont Plan - Brevard NC

Another meeting will be held to allow the public to have its input on a proposed Silvermont Master Plan. During the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting Tuesday, Jared Mull, the Parks and Recreation Department’s director, gave an update on...

 

Mark Burrows Retiring After Nearly 30 Years Of Service

Mark Burrows recently announced his plans to retire from Transylvania County, marking nearly 30 years of civic and community service. Burrows was hired as the first planning director for the county in...

 

Firing Range Is No Danger To Water

City of Brevard and state officials said the new open-air firing range, which will be behind the city’s water treatment plant off Cathey’s Creek Road, will be built in accordance with state environmental guidelines to prevent water...

 

Errors Mean $450,000 More For Project - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners Tuesday approved $450,000 more in funding for the Ecusta Road industrial building project because of “design team errors and omissions on the project.” Commissioners had initially approved a project budget of...

 

Work Underway On A Proposed County Bike Plan - Brevard NC

Work on creating the Transylvania County Comprehensive Bike Plan is well underway, with a third meeting Monday night at the library's Rogow Room. The county's Planning and Community Development...

 

Focus On The French Broad – A Paddling Place For All

In both symbolic and tangible terms, the French Broad River is a connective force with a current that sweeps across industry and agriculture, science and wildlife, recreation and sport. It has carved...

 

Wayfinding Signs Placed In Key Spots Around County

New wayfinding signs are appearing all over Transylvania County thanks to grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the county's Tourism Development Authority (TDA). The project was...

 

Transylvania County To Celebrate Upper French Broad Riverfest June 23 In Rosman

The third annual celebration of Transylvania's Upper French Broad River is coming up this Saturday, June 23. The Transylvania French Broad Stewards, a local volunteer citizens' group, the town of...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 14, 2018

Public Hearing Held On County Budget

The courthouse, education funding and fire district tax rates dominated Tuesday's public hearing on the proposed $51.2 million Transylvania County general fund budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which...

 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 

Teachers: Why They Teach And Why They March

Every year Brevard College graduates between eight and 15 teachers, fully prepared and licensed, and ready to begin the teaching profession. They have worked hard for this moment. For four years,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 9, 2018

Latest Census Shows Population Growth

Transylvania County’s population grew about 2.6 percent between 2010 and 2017, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. That reflects a nationwide trend of rural counties growing and attracting younger generations of people. Rur...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 5, 2018

Developer Tries Again To Bring Housing To City

A developer is again seeking to bring a new housing development to the city of Brevard. Jim Yamin, president of Workforce Housing, Inc., has applied for the rezoning of property at 746 Rosman Highway, at the Nicholson Creek Road intersection, for a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 5, 2018

Panel: Yearly User Fees In Forest Under Discussion

Editor’s Note: The following is the second part of the story about last week’s panel discussion at the library concerning the future of both Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. The first part appeared in Monday’s paper. The U.S. Forest Servi...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 22, 2018

'Guis' Siniard Called A 'Gentle Man'

Hale “Guis” Siniard Jr., who passed away Friday, March 16, is remembered as a gentle man who quietly worked behind the scenes in diverse ways to improve the quality of life in Transylvania County. “What a gentleman he was,” said Artie...

 

Supporting The Healing Community

Kudos to The Transylvania Times and Brevard College for their support of the just-concluded series “Healing Community Action Circles.” Over the past six months, a group of around 50 citizens of Transylvania County met monthly at Brevard College...

 

Students Present Research At National Conference

Aidan and Bryce Spradlin, Sara Megown, Matt Bailey, John Nguyen, Chase Bishop and Alex Eberhardt, student scientists from Transylvania County's TIME 4 Real Science Program, recently traveled to...

 

BES Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll Results - Brevard, NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll James Brooks, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Evander Elzie, Eli Hardy, Rebecca...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 1, 2018

Rosman Welcomes Wi-Fi - Rosman, NC

The town of Rosman now has four Wi-Fi access points thanks to a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). The $5,780 grant, which was matched by local funds from Comporium as a community economic investment, is part of a $272,000 pilot pr...

 

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