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Council OKs Skate Park Funding – Brevard, NC

In moving forward with opening the temporary skate park, while building a new, concrete park, Brevard City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a $120,000 budget recommendation from staff. Of the amount, $100,000 will go to Pillar Design Studios,...

 

Blue Zones Aims For A Healthier Community – Brevard, NC

The environment, the people and policy are fundamental in creating a healthy community, accor-ding to the philosophy of the Blue Zones Project – Brevard (BZPB). And that’s where the BZPB team of Tammy Hopkins, Mark Burrows and Trent Humphreys...

 

Farmers' Market Seeks Residents' Input

As we look forward to some great new features at the market in 2020, The Transylvania Farmers’ Market would like to take a moment to thank everyone who supported us in 2019. Our year-round market included a wide variety of vendors offering...

 

"Jackie" Taylor Guryan

Jacqueline Jacqueline Taylor Guryan passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Brevard, at the age of 90. She was born Oct. 3, 1929, to Thomas and Maude Taylor, in Mumford, N.Y. She was the eldest of...

 

Rosenwald News

This is the first that I am writing here for 2020, so a Happy New Year to each and every one of you. I will begin with an invitation that comes via representatives from the NAACP, the Center for...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 20, 2020 

City Facing EPA Scrutiny – Brevard, NC

The N.C. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued several subpoenas to city of Brevard employees to appear before a grand jury, with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte in charge of the investigation, according to a press release...

 

Recap Of Getting Ahead Graduation In December – Brevard, NC

Graduation was held on Dec. 11 for the Getting Ahead program at Sharing House. Getting Ahead is a 15-week program designed to examine the impact poverty has on individuals and the community, build...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    January 20, 2020 

Dodson Caps Off Career In Blue-Grey Game

Over the weekend, the Brevard Blue Devil and Rosman Tiger wrestling teams traveled to T.C. Roberson to compete in the Ram Duals tournament on Saturday. The tournament featured several teams coming tog...

 

Legal Notices: January 20, 2020

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 of the Transylvania... Full story

 

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

 

Blue Zones Survey Sent Out To Brevard Residents – Brevard, NC

After two community input sessions last week at Brevard City Hall, the Blue Zones Project – Brevard (BZPB) continues its research stage of the formation of its strategic, community planning with a mail-out “Well-being Index” survey. On Monday,...

 

United Way Dissolution

The decision by the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) Board of Directors to dissolve its operation in the next few months presents new challenges for county nonprofit organizations. Over its 65 years of existence, the UWTC has done a good job...

 

Rear Admiral To Share Lessons About Career – Brevard, NC

Rear Admiral Gretchen Herbert, USN retired, will share a program about her 30-year career in the Navy and the opportunities, challenges and lessons she learned along the way. This session will be at...

 

United Way Of Transylvania Closing Its Doors – Transylvania County, NC

The Board of Directors of United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) will dissolve the organization after it distributes its remaining funds to the 15 local programs to which it was committed. The 15 programs are connected to 53 agency partners that...

 

Legal Notices: January 2, 2020

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as the Executor of the James McCutchen, Jr., deceased, late of Transylvania County, this is to notify all persons, firms or corporations having claims against the estate to present same duly proven to the... Full story

 

Ask Us: Rite Aid and McDonald's December 30, 2019

What is happening to the old Rite Aid building on the New Hendersonville Highway? Paul Ray, the city of Brevard’s Planning director, said, “The old Rite Aid building will be renovated for a medical office where it will serve as a satellite...

 

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 shutdown surpassed the...

 

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, retired in March...

 

Walter Paul Seeley

Walter Paul Seeley, 78, formerly of Franklin, N.C., passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. Born on the lower east side of New York City, he and his family moved to Franklin in 1982. He has spent his last few years in the wonderful care of Accordius...

 

Blue Zones Project Invites The Public To Give Input At Discovery Sessions – Brevard, NC

The Blue Zones Project – Brevard team invites the public to attend a meeting to learn more about this new initiative to promote a healthier community through exercise and natural movement, greater social interactions and food choices. This meeting...

 

Legal Notices: December 26, 2019

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY THIS ACTION BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THE POWER AND AUTHORITY contained within that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by William Bryan Goldsmith dated March 26, 2018 and recorded... Full story

 

Committee Continues Work On Skate Park – Brevard, NC

Updates on the skate park were presented Wednesday during the city of Brevard’s Parks, Trails and Recreation Committee meeting. Paul Ray, city planning director, said the N.C. League of Municipalities (NCLM) agreed to drop the fence requirement...

 

Restricting Small Box Stores

I was in Brevard last week and became aware of the controversy regarding the proposed construction of the Dollar General store on the Greenville Highway. I found no one who favored it. I then read your editorial which explained why the owners had a...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 19, 2019

School Board Revises Policies – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education passed more than 40 revised policies Monday night, including policies 7240 and 4325, which relate to drug and alcohol abuse, and policy 4240, which relates to child abuse and threats related to child...

 

Not Again

Parking meters in Brevard, again? We went through that phase of parking meters some years ago, and I sincerely hope the city leaders will not do it again. Although other factors played a role, I am convinced that the meters helped drive many of us...

 

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