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Shade Wilbanks Studies To Have Her Own Farm

Shade Wilbanks' family has always placed great value on education. They moved to Pisgah Forest nine years ago so their four girls – Grace, Trinity, Madalynn and Shade – could... — Updated 9/16/2020


We Need A Leader, Not A Cheerleader

I really don’t care if one is Republican or Democrat. What I do care about is that Americans were continuously told the “virus” was just not that big of a deal when our president knew better. My family didn’t believe that... — Updated 9/14/2020


Cedar Mountain News

BBQ At The Center A drive-thru fundraising BBQ will be held at the Cedar Mountain Community Center on Saturday Aug. 29, from 5 – 7 p.m. The BBQ pork is being prepared by Chef... — Updated 8/26/2020


Connestee Falls News

The children's song, "The wheels on the bus go 'round and 'round all through the town," took on a whole new meaning when the big yellow bus rolled into Connestee Falls on Saturday,... — Updated 8/26/2020


Peter Sommers Burke

Peter Sommers Burke, 82, of Brevard, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, surrounded by his family. The son of James Raymond Burke and Evelyn Sommers Burke, he was born in Jackson... — Updated 8/19/2020

 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Group Sews Quilts Of Valor To Honor Two Local Veterans

On Aug. 12, 2020, the Veterans Military History Museum of the Carolinas and the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Quilts of Valor shared the Courthouse Gazebo once again to honor two very... — Updated 8/17/2020


Beverly Muriel Wheatley

Beverly Muriel Wheatley (née Cadby), beloved wife, mother and grandmother, late of Tore’s Home, East Flat Rock, passed away peacefully Aug. 9, 2020, at the age of 91. Born in... — Updated 8/17/2020


Connestee Falls Scholarship Awarded To Elise Poché

A native of New Orleans, Elise Poché moved to this area when she was 7 years old. She explains that her younger brother's birth in 2008 was the catalyst for the family's move from... — Updated 8/17/2020


Two Men Arrested For Robbing Selica Grocery

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 6, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. There have recently been several cases of damage to the Citizens Telephone Company’s property that can only be classed as deliberate... — Updated 8/3/2020

 By Nona Walker    News

Chapman Awarded Connestee Falls Scholarship – Transylvania County, NC

Growing up with parents who are both educators, Brennan Chapman feels he was held to a very high standard. His father, Patrick, known to friends and family as Packy, was recently... — Updated 8/3/2020


Cedar Mountain News

Dear Readers Take care of yourselves and others by wearing your masks, washing your hands and keeping social distancing recommendations. During this COVID-19 crisis, many lives may... — Updated 7/29/2020


Graduating Seniors Earn Prestigious Awards

Graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 earned many prestigious awards to help offset the cost of college starting this fall. Local and regional scholarships are a major factor helping Transylvania County Schools students prepare... — Updated 7/27/2020


The End Of Intimacy?

Intimacy has many facets. The COVID new normal has virtually banished one of them – social intimacy. What is that? It’s two good friends leaning over the lunch table to share a confidence; nudging your pew-mate when the choir... — Updated 7/27/2020


Terry Lynn Ballard

Terry Lynn Ballard, 84, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2020, at his beloved home in Connestee Falls, Brevard. He was surrounded by family and steadied by the mountains resting just... — Updated 7/20/2020


Recalling Trains And Long Ago Summer Days

It’s that time of year, right around July 4. Grandmother came to visit us in Flat Rock. Back in the ‘50s all was a buzz around 9 a.m. at the Southern Railway’s little Flat Rock station. We would always arrive just before... — Updated 7/20/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Naked Man Arrested – Transylvania County, NC

A Transylvania County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested a 50-year-old male on July 12 in the Connestee Falls neighborhood for two counts of felony indecent exposure after the male allegedly “chased a woman and her children on a trail... — Updated 7/20/2020


Scholarship Awards T.I.M.E. Program Student – Transylvania County, NC

Like many of his schoolmates at Brevard High School, Chase Bishop was an avid student in the T.I.M.E. 4 Real Science program. He participated in the program all four years of his hi... — Updated 7/15/2020

 By Nona Walker    Education

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winners Announced-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools recently announced the recipients of this year's Connestee Falls scholarships. They are a talented and deserving group of 12 seniors from both Brevard... — Updated 7/1/2020


Connestee Falls Scholarship: Caroline Dockery Is Baking Up A Bright Future

No matter how hard you try, you will not find a sweeter woman than Caroline Dockery. She is the founder of Morsel Cookie Company, a fledging business getting ready to fly. And her... — Updated 7/1/2020


Connestee Falls News

I’ve Got Carolina On My Mind, And In My Heart! “You’re moving where?” my mom asked me over a glass of wine during one of our weekly Sunday visits back while I was still living in Miami, Fla. “Connestee Falls. It’s in... — Updated 6/24/2020


DuPont State Forest Vistor Dies After Cardiac Arrest

A DuPont State Recerational Forest visitor died Sunday afternoon after suffering a cardiac event according to officials. Cedar Mountain Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a possible seizure on Triple Falls Trail around 2 p.m.... — Updated 6/24/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Fatality Reported At DuPont State Recreational Forest-Brevard NC

A DuPont State Recreational Forest visitor died Sunday afternoon after suffering a cardiac event, according to officials. Cedar Mountain Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a possible seizure on Triple Falls Trail around 2... — Updated 6/22/2020


Connestee Falls Practice Facility Expansion Currently Ongoing

One of the biggest initiatives at the Connestee Falls Golf Club in several years is underway. The practice facility, already a substantial area of the course, is undergoing an... — Updated 6/15/2020


First Family Member To Attend College Eyes Coming Home

Devin Owen's family has lived on a farm in Lake Toxaway for generations. His mother Connie's grandfather bought the land. His father James's family traces its roots in Transylvania... — Updated 6/10/2020


Harold "Dean" Newton Sr.

Harold “Dean” Newton Sr., 77, completed his heavenly journey May 31, 2020, at Mountain View Alzheimer’s unit in Hendersonville. He was born on Feb. 6, 1943, to Glen and Myrtle Newton. He worked on the golf courses of... — Updated 6/3/2020


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