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Chuck Owenby To Run For Sheriff

Lt. Chuck Owenby announces he will run as a Republican for the Office of Sheriff of Transylvania County in the upcoming primary election. Chuck brings experience, integrity and leadership to this election. He began his career in... — Updated 11/18/2021


Church Activities

revard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Join us in person for worship at 8:30 a.m. or 11 a.m., this Sunday, Nov. 14. The Rev. Keith Thompson will bring the message, “The Life of Mark: Part II,” from the morning’s scripture... — Updated 11/10/2021

 By Ray Tuers    News

Festival Donations To Club Exceed $1 Million

The 15th Annual Mountain Song Festival this fall brought the total amount in donations the event has yielded over the years to the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club to $1.1 million. “It’s truly remarkable what the festival has... — Updated 11/3/2021

 By Jordon Morgan    Sports

BHS Cross Country Team Continues Winning Ways

So far this year, the Brevard High School Cross Country team has had a consistently strong showing in their meets. The team's Oct. 12 Mini-White Squirrel home meet, held at the... — Updated 10/27/2021


Joy To Read

It was a joy to read in The Times of Oct. 21, 2021, yet another project from the Platt family to enhance our community. The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club plans expansion of its facility, receiving unanimous approval of the plan by... — Updated 10/27/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Boys & Girls Club Looking At Expansion Plans

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County received unanimous approval for conditional rezoning, as well as the go-ahead for a major expansion project during Monday... — Updated 10/21/2021


Mayoral Candidates Speak On The Issues

Editor’s note: The Transylvania Times contacted the four candidates who are running to be the next Brevard Mayor to take part in a Q&A. The candidates are Chuck Chapman, Maureen Copelof, Danny Hein and Dee Dee Perkins. The... — Updated 10/13/2021


We Support Dee Dee

Please join us in our support of Dee Dee Perkins in the upcoming city election for the mayor of Brevard. As a member of many community boards, Dee Dee has reached out to our residents to hear their concerns and offer creative... — Updated 10/4/2021


Mountain Song Festival Brings Back The Music

At the Mountain Song Festival Friday and Saturday, music by Steep Canyon Rangers , Charley Crocket and other acts kept the crowds happy and dancing at the Brevard Music Center. The... — Updated 9/13/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Mountain Song Festival Returns This Weekend

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brevard Music Center will once again host the annual Mountain Song Festival, with Mavis Staples and Steep Canyon Rangers... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Ray Tuers    Lifestyles

Boys & Girls Club Gets Things Spick And Span

Some 35 volunteers spread out among the nooks and crannies of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club on Gallimore Road Saturday to get the 25,000-square-foot clubhouse spick and... — Updated 8/18/2021


Win A Signed Banjo And Help The Pisgah District

Don't miss your chance to own a banjo signed by Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers while supporting efforts to clean up dump sites in the Pisgah Ranger District, including but... — Updated 8/16/2021


BRCC Hosts Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club Teen Center

Blue Ridge Community College was excited to have The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club Teen Center, or "The Club" as it is affectionately referred to, wrap up their summer with a... — Updated 8/11/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Sidney Outlaw Discusses The Long-Lasting Impact Of His Teachers And His Ancestors

From the Brevard High School marching band to Carnegie Hall, and, just recently, at the Brevard Music Center, Sidney Outlaw has performed all over the world. Outlaw, who also... — Updated 8/9/2021


Club Honors Supporter

The children of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club presented an original acrylic abstract painting done by fourth and fifth graders in the club's art program to long-time club... — Updated 7/28/2021


Dedication Ceremony Held For Depot Park

Nearly a year after its completion, local residents and city officials gathered to hold an official dedication ceremony for the Depot Railroad Avenue Park. Located less than... — Updated 7/19/2021


Here's To The Sweetest Thing

It’s easy to agree with the old blues guitarist Mance Lipscomb who said, “Music is the sweetest thing in the world.” Transylvania County residents know how lucky we are to have music as a key part of our identity and... — Updated 7/14/2021


At Connestee Falls VISION Transylvania Hosts Golf Tournament

The VISION Transyl-vania Golf Tournament at the scenic Connestee Falls Golf Club drew a full complement of players from local business and leadership groups, as well as golf... — Updated 7/12/2021


Smart Start Of Transylvania County Receives Grant Support From CFWNC

Smart Start of Tran-sylvania County (SSTC) has received generous grant funding over two years from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina that is supporting family resilience and social cohesion. Removing barriers that... — Updated 6/16/2021

 By Ray Tuers    News

Local Wins N.C. Boys & Girls Club Award

Caitlyn Murray, who as education director of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club spends much of her time working with club members and their school teachers, recently turned to a... — Updated 6/8/2021

 By Ray Tuers    News

Club's Fund Drive Boosted By Donation Pledge

This month, the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is getting a boost in its efforts to honor teachers as part of its annual fund drive. A California woman who grew up in the Southea... — Updated 5/10/2021


PLATT HOME: Boutique Furniture And Accessories Showroom Grand Opening Set

A ribbon-cutting and grand opening event for PLATT HOME will take place on Friday at 214 S. Broad Street in Brevard. PLATT HOME is the newest offering from PLATT, an architecture,... — Updated 3/27/2021

 By Ray Tuers    Features

Boys & Girls Club's Youth Of The Year Shine – Transylvania County, NC

Two Brevard girls who have virtually grown up at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County have been chosen for the highest honors among the club's nearly 200... — Updated 3/10/2021


UUTC Endowment Fund Awards Help Local Community - Brevard, NC

Even as the struggle continues under the weight of COVID-19 and its financial impacts, the community has to carry on with its projects and programs. According to Joanna Bliss,... — Updated 2/15/2021


Parker Platt To Carry On His Father Al's Legacy

PLATT, the architecture, construction and interior design firm in Brevard, has announced that Parker Platt, son of founder, Al Platt, will become the company's new president.... — Updated 1/13/2021


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