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2020 Primary – Transylvania County, NC

Early voting for the March 3 primary ends this Saturday, and through Wednesday morning 1,955 votes have been cast during the early voting period in Transylvania County. A breakdown of the voting shows 1,251 ballots cast in the Democratic Party...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 27, 2020 

Anti-Dollar General Folks Make A Music Video – Transylvania County, NC

"Hey-hey dollar store, don't go muckin' up the valley floor, because there's one thing, we all know: You don't go building where the water flows." The above is the opening lyric in the "No Dollar in...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    February 27, 2020 

Riverkeeper Touts Benefits Of Maintaining French Broad's Health – Transylvania County, NC

MountainTrue’s Hartwell Carson and Gray Jernigan say the French Broad Riverkeeper program has helped to contribute to more recreation on the French Broad River, which, in turn, generates more interest in river water quality. Carson and Jernigan...

 

Grant Funding Will Help Increase Rural Connectivity – Transylvania County, NC

A new initiative focused on increasing public Wi-Fi access and installing computers across rural western North Carolina will help students, job seekers and others, according to a news release. The Rural Downtown Wi-Fi & Jobs Project is a...

 

DFR Room Hosts Julie McConnell

Jazz singer Julie McConnell will bring her four-piece band to the DFR Room on Saturday, March 7, for a night of standards from her latest CD “Senza Fine” as well as previous CDs. The band will...

 

Spring Garden Symposium To Feature Talks By Biltmore Gardener Jordana Chalnick

Every year the Transylvania Extension Master Gardeners host an Annual Spring Garden Symposium. This year is no exception, and to help you think spring and all things gardens the theme will be The...

 

Balsam Grove News

Community Club Meeting There will be a community club meeting in Balsam Grove at the Shoal Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, starting at 7 p.m. This is due to the election on Tuesday. Everyone is invited to attend the meeting. Election Be sure...

 

Legal Notices: Feb. 27, 2020

Notice of Foreclosure IN THE MATTER OF: The Foreclosure by David Budd, Substitute Trustee, of Deed of Trust executed by Penrose Commercial, LLC, a North Carolina Limited Liability Company, dated May 29, 2014, recorded in Book 694, page 342, Office... Full story

 

Dunn's Rock News

Community Center The Dunn's Rock Community Center got a deep clean last Wednesday. No floorboard was left unscrubbed, no ceiling fan blade undusted. Windows were cleaned, floors were swept, mopped...

 

NCWRC Seeks Nominees For Annual Small Game Awards

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations for its Lawrence G. Diedrick Small Game Award, which recognizes an individual or organization whose actions have significantly and positively impacted North Carolina’s small game...

 

Connestee Falls News

Scholarship Program Gets Underway The Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program is gearing up for its 2020 fundraising effort, as the various committees that handle the tournaments and other events prepare for the campaign. Bryan O’Neill will...

 

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 the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 

Relentless Forward Progress - Local Guide Finds Community, Purpose Through Endurance Sports

There's been a recurring theme in my life lately. Over and over the same message has entered my psyche via different people and in different formats. It's a long distance runner's mantra, "Relentless...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    February 24, 2020

Fugitive Captured In Oconee

The fugitive whose search led law enforcement to put Rosman schools on code yellow last Wednesday was apprehended in South Carolina on Saturday. Douglas Aaron Holcomb was arrested in Oconee County on numerous federal and Transylvania County charges...

 

Blue Ridge Health To Celebrate New Downtown Location – Brevard, NC

Blue Ridge Health will host a grand opening Thursday for its new practice location in Transylvania County. A ribbon cutting will be held at 4 p.m. at the new site at 29 W. French Broad St., Suite 203, in Brevard, followed by tours of the practice,...

 

Brave People Sought To Make The Annual Polar Plunge – Transylvania County, NC

Feeling brave? Then, plunge into the cold waters of Lake Atagahi in Connestee Falls during the sixth annual Polar Plunge on Saturday, Feb. 29, for a good cause. The Plunge is the annual fundraiser...

 

Forest Service Needs Money

There is not a government agency or private enterprise that would not like to have more revenue. However, the U.S. Forest Service, and in particular the Pisgah Ranger District, truly needs more revenue. Three factors are driving the need for more...

 

How Many Residents Can Conquer The Pisgah Challenge?

I’ve lived in Brevard for 14 years now, and the whole reason my wife and I moved here was thanks to the large plot of (mostly) green that happily invades my line of site every time I drive to work, head to the grocery store or drop my children off...

 

Gaither Named To Lead Travel Council

The following briefs are from Thursday, Feb. 26, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Dr. John Folger, medical director, County Department of Social Services, has made public the opening of a new Multiphasic and Cancer Screening Clinic at the...

 

Grace Munro Roy Honors Daughter With Scholarship

Grace Munro Roy recently honored her daughter, Jenny Munro, by establishing an endowed scholarship in her name at Brevard College. The Jenny Munro Endowed Scholarship will provide support to a...

 

BRCC Adds Associate's Degree In Human Services Tech

Blue Ridge Community College is adding a new associate's degree in human services technology beginning fall semester 2020. The degree will have pathways in social services and substance abuse and...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 20, 2020

Teacher Attrition Below State Average – Transylvania County, NC

Assistant Superintendent Brian Weaver informed the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night that teacher attrition in the county is just below the state average and comparable to nearby counties. The attrition rate for Transylvania County...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    February 20, 2020

Plan Suggests Recreation Alternatives – Pisgah National Forest

Editor's Note: The story has been updated to reflect a correction. The original story incorrectly reported that hunting was not allowed in wilderness areas. The U.S. Forest Service is asking for...

 

Opportunity Zone Changes Sought – Transylvania County, NC

N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) is calling on Congressman Mark Meadows to modify Transylvania County’s Opportunity Zone. The Opportunity Zone tax incentive, enacted into law by Congress as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, offers...

 

Expand Medicaid

It makes perfect sense to expand Medicaid. Let the federal government pay 90 percent of the cost (our personal tax dollars at work). State Sen. Chuck Edwards talks of fraud in New York and California. This is North Carolina. We can create a better...

 

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