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Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest Awards Community Grants

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest started a new year on July 1 and welcomed Nick Bearden as the club's 22nd president. Bearden is joined by officers Chris Biecker (president elect), John Krishingner (p...

 

Youth Offer Us Hope

The last time I wrote a letter to the editor of The Transylvania Times, I ended with the upbeat theme which said, “Perhaps we, too, will be saved by our young people.” The young man who prompted that thought was Devon Holmes, who was chosen by...

 

Friday Gallery Walk Adds Another Destination

Explore art, music and wine at Brevard's Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on July 27 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Thirty-four downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating. There is a...

 

Boys & Girls Club Offers Summer Internships For Teens

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is operating an internship program for its teenagers this summer that sends them out into the community to work alongside grownups doing real jobs. “The whole idea is to give them an experiential learning...

 

BMC Puts Bernstein's Life, Work In Context

For the third summer in a row, the Brevard Music Center is hosting a Festival within a Festival, in which students and audience members are able to immerse themselves not only in the music, but also the lives and thoughts of a particular composer....

 

Light In A Dark World

The article about Devon Holmes in the June 28th Transylvania Times was a light in a dark world. When Devon’s mother and his 3-year-old brother were killed by a drunk driver, Devon was comforted by the Boys & Girls Club. As he states, “Without...

 

USTA Hosting Volunteer Tennis Workshop

This Tuesday, June 12, the United States Tennis Association is hosting a workshop aimed at getting local youth introduced to the game of tennis. The workshop will take place at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop is...

 

Sissel Nilsen Holland

Sissel Nilsen Holland passed away peacefully with her children by her side Tuesday morning, May 29, 2018, at the age of 71. She is survived by her former husband, Rusty Holland; her two children,...

 

Brevard To Host Season's Second Gallery Walk

Brevard’s a pretty wild place, surrounded by deep forests, high mountains and tumbling waters, not to mention all the wildlife that abound within. There’s black bears, ravens, quirky little white squirrels and even a bat or two. Most remarkable...

 

Gra•vy Breaking Records As Revenue Source

It's not a restaurant, despite once getting a job application in the mail from a chef. Nevertheless, Gra•vy, a shop in downtown Brevard with a funny dot in the middle of its name, is something of a...

 

Brevard's Fourth Friday Gallery Walks Kick-Off Friday

Enjoy an evening stroll in downtown Brevard on Friday, April 27, as you explore art, music and wine. Thirty three downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating in the 2018 Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walks from 5 ...

 

Songsmiths Gather, Entertain At Music Center

Darrell Scott and Sarah Siskind were two of the featured artists at Saturday's first annual Songsmith Gathering. The event, held at the Brevard Music Center, was a benefit for the Cindy Platt Boys...

 

To Benefit The Boys & Girls Club: 'Smokin' On The River' To Offer Tasty Treats And Music

The outdoor cookout season will get off to a savory and musical start this month when the Key Falls Inn next to the French Broad River will host its third annual "Smokin' on the River" barbecue...

 

Gotta Have More Cowbell!

In order show support for the riders of the Assault on the Carolinas, free cowbells are available for anyone who wants to cheer on the cyclists as they ride through Transylvania County on April 7. The Assault is the primary fundraiser for the Rotary...

 

Irish Fare Served For Annual Good Cause

The Falls Landing restaurant had its fifth annual "Luck of the Irish Dinner," raising around $3,000 for The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County. John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join the congregation for worship this Sunday at 8:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. Keith Thompson’s sermon will be “A Grace-Filled Lent.” Special music for worship will be provided by Jan Hart, pianist, and the Chancel...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 5, 2018

Brevard College Selling Estate Property

Brevard College is selling five parcels of land they acquired from the late Charles Pickelsimer’s estate. “The college’s Board of Trustees decided to sell all the properties acquired through the estate as we have no immediate need for any of...

 

Runners Hit The Road For Oskar Blues 4-Miler Race

The sixth annual running of the Oskar Blues 4-Miler Race took place Saturday morning in Brevard. Officially, 277 runners took to the roads of Pisgah Forest to complete the course. Afterward, people...

 

Registration Now Open For Oskar Blues 4-Miler Run

The sixth annual Oskar Blues 4-Miler and kids' fun run is set for Saturday, March 3, and registration is now open for those interested in participating. The event begins and ends at Oskar Blues' Breva...

 

Susan Lucky Horn

Susan Lucky Horn, 71, of Brevard, died Feb. 15, 2018, after a brief and brave battle with cancer. She was a much-loved wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was born in Ruston, La. Jan. 30, 1947....

 

Distinguished Artists Featured In BMC 'First Mondays' Concert - Brevard, NC

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College, has announced the next concert in its popular and free Community Concert Series. On Monday, Feb. 5 at 12:30 p.m., two distinguished artists — BMC faculty member and tubist Aubrey...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 22, 2018

Chamber Recognizes Businesses, Others During Gala

It was a night of celebration Saturday at Brevard College’s Porter Center as the Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala. The night involved chamber members and officials coming together to recognize achievements of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 11, 2018

State Accepts Land Donation For DuPont

On Tuesday, the state officially accepted a property donation that will see DuPont State Recreational Forest grow by 753 acres this year. The late Charles Pickelsimer gifted the parcel to the state...

 

David Mahoney Seeks Another Term As Sheriff

Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election this year. Mahoney, a 26-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, was first elected sheriff in 2006 and re-elected in 2010 and 2014. Over the course of his...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (October - December)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. OCTOBER •The Transylvania County Historical Society announced completion of an...

 

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