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 By Alex Perri    News

Steep Canyon Rangers Return To The Stage – Brevard, NC

After doing so many shows over the years, Woody Platt said it was "weird" to feel anxious Thursday morning just hours before playing with his fellow Steep Canyon Rangers members at... — Updated 9/1/2020

 By Ray Tuers    News

Grants Ease Club's Financial Burden – Transylvania County, NC

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County has received more than $100,000 in grants that are allowing it to ease financial burdens on its member families during... — Updated 8/15/2020


Amyiah Robinson Receives Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

Amyiah Robinson, 14, a rising ninth grader at Brevard High School and a long-time member of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, is the winner of an $850... — Updated 8/10/2020


Boys & Girls Club Clarification

I would like to clarify a statement in the article “Brevard Academy Moving Ahead With Plan B” in the Aug. 3 edition suggesting that The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County is “not offering afterschool day... — Updated 8/10/2020


DeVon Holmes Named National Coach Of The Year – Transylvania County, NC

More than a thousand coaches across America were nominated this year for a top award given by the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit organization that cites... — Updated 7/27/2020


Pisgah Health Foundation Awards Grant To Boys & Girls Club-Brevard NC

Pisgah Health Foundation has approved a grant request to The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County for funding summer programs for the youth who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to attend camp. The Boys &... — Updated 7/6/2020


Mountain Song, July 4th Festival Canceled – Brevard, NC

Summer festival goers will be met with more disappointment this season at the news that the Heart of Brevard’s Fourth of July Festival and the Mountain Song Festival (scheduled for Sept. 11-13) are canceled this year, along with... — Updated 6/10/2020


Drive-In Movies @ BMC Announces Series Line-Up

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) has announced the lineup for its Drive-In Movie series showing from May 30 - July 18. The films will be presented on successive Saturday nights through July 18. Starting time is at 9 p.m. All films... — Updated 6/1/2020


Mountain School Of Strings Offers Summer Classes

Children and adults looking for a creative outlet this summer are encouraged to check out the offerings of Mountain School of Strings (MtnSOS), formerly Transylvania Youth Strings.... — Updated 6/1/2020

 By Matt McGregor    Features

County To Return To The Drive-In World Saturday - Brevard NC

The drive-in movie theater began with the Theatre De Gaudalupe in Las Cruces, N.M., in 1915, where the short, silent film "Bags of Gold" was shown. Though it only lasted a year,... — Updated 5/27/2020

 By Ray Tuers    News

Boys & Girls Club To Reopen For Summer Program-Brevard NC

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, heeding its long-held mission of service to the community, is planning to open its doors in spite of the pandemic and run its annual summer program. Safety will be the byword, said Executive... — Updated 5/21/2020


Drive-In Movies At BMC Open Saturday, May 30 -Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will begin presenting Drive-In Movies on its campus starting Saturday night, May 30, 2020, in accordance with phase one of Gov. Roy Cooper's... — Updated 5/14/2020


Brevard Music Center To Host Drive-In Movies-Brevard NC

As soon as it receives approval by local authorities and the North Carolina Governor's office, Brevard Music Center (BMC) will launch Brevard Music Center @ The Drive-In Movies on... — Updated 4/30/2020 Full story

 By Ray Tuers    Features

Sarah Rae St. Marie Grows Into Club's Top Job-Brevard NC

Since the day when Sarah Rae St. Marie came to the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club as a bright new face seven years ago, she has grown with the club, climbing up the leadership... — Updated 4/27/2020


Shirley Jean Hochstetler Cox

Shirley Jean Hochstetler Cox died at 1:30 a.m. on April 21, 2020, at the age of 67, from complications of a 6-year battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 6, 1953, to Jesse and Wilma... — Updated 4/22/2020

 By Ray Tuers    COVID-19

Boys & Girls Club Busy Despite Closed Doors

The classrooms and hallways of its closed clubhouse on Gallimore Road may be silent and still these days, but the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is buzzing with activity anyway.... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story


Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club Resumes New Director Search – Transylvania County, NC

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County has resumed its search for an executive director after the resignation of Victor Durrah, who was appointed to the post early last month. Club officials said Durrah decided... — Updated 3/9/2020


Oskar Blues 4-Miler Set To Hit The Road On Saturday

The Oskar Blues 4-Miler returns once again this Saturday, with hundreds of runners expected to turn out. The race begins at 11 a.m., with a kids’ fun run beginning shortly after.... — Updated 3/2/2020


Youth Hoops Rec League Crowns Tournament Champions

Recently, the Transylvania County Recreation Department wrapped up its youth basketball league. The league was for kids aged kindergarten through eighth grade and the season ran... — Updated 2/26/2020


Jerry Richard Owen

Jerry Richard Owen, 75, of Brevard, a God-fearing Christian man, made his heavenly journey Feb. 21, 2020. He was the loving husband of Brenda Wise Owen. They shared almost 50 years of marriage. He was the example of an... — Updated 2/24/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Local Pool League Draws Good Times, Stiff Competition

For a small town scene, there is plenty of action heating up on Thursday nights at the local Blue Ridge APA pool league. Hosted weekly by Rockin' Bowl, the Blue Ridge... — Updated 2/6/2020

 By Ray Tuers    News

New Face Picked To Lead Boys & Girls Club – Transylvania County, NC

"Relationships are everything," said Vic Durrah, smiling. He then added, "I've never met a stranger." For Durrah, meeting and greeting people, quickly making friends of new... — Updated 2/3/2020


Brevard Rotary Presents Grant To The Boys & Girls Club

Thanks to record breaking turnout for the three 5K and Fun Run races in 2019, the Rotary Club of Brevard was pleased to present a check for $7,500 to the Cindy Platt Boys &... — Updated 1/13/2020


Stories From 2019 Featured In Review – Brevard, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2019. JANUARY •Over the Jan. 12-13 weekend, the partial government... — Updated 12/31/2019


Many Changes In 2019

While Transylvania County has always experienced some changes every year, 2019 was a year of extraordinary change, particularly in leadership positions throughout the county. Frank Porter, after 34 years of working for Comporium,... — Updated 12/30/2019


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