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 By Jeremiah Reed    News 

Memories Shared About Halloween Events – Brevard, NC

When you live in Transylvania County, Halloween festivities are often taken to the next level –– from decorated houses to elaborate costumes to busy streets awash with... — Updated 10/28/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News 

Transylvania Alcohol Sales Increase During COVID-19 – Transylvania County, NC

While restaurants, bars and other venues that sell alcohol have seen downturns in profit due to COVID-19 shutdowns earlier in the year and continued capacity restrictions, the sale of liquor at ABC stores has been booming locally... — Updated 10/28/2020


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... — Updated 10/28/2020 Full story


Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD... — Updated 10/28/2020 Full story


Steve Henry Bush

Steve Henry Bush, 73, of Newton, N.C., died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be held locally at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory in Pisgah Forest. A memorial... — Updated 10/28/2020

 By McNeill Mann    Education

New Outdoor Learning Environment Coming Soon

Mountain Sun Community School continues to move forward with the next phase of The Natural Play Project (NPP). The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI) at N.C. State in Raleigh... — Updated 10/28/2020


Alma H. McCracken

Alma H. McCracken, a loving and devoted wife, beloved mother and caring friend, was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. She was born in 1938 to the late Carrie and Charles Heath of Brevard. The many family and... — Updated 10/26/2020


J.C. (Jimmy) Rowe

On Oct. 9, 2020, J.C. (Jimmy) Rowe passed away while under Hospice Care at Brookdale Carriage Club in Charlotte, N.C. He was 93. He was born in Walton County, Ga., the first of... — Updated 10/26/2020


Phyllis Bowen Corn

Phyllis Bowen Corn, 78, of Pisgah Forest, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Bowen and Gwendolyn Poland Bowen of Brevard. She was of the B... — Updated 10/26/2020


Samuel Richard Barnett

Samuel Richard Barnett, 79, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. His parents were Samuel Barnett and Mary Holden Mackey. He lived most of his life in Transylvania County. In addition... — Updated 10/26/2020


Meals On Wheels Needs More Volunteer Drivers – Brevard, NC

Every weekday shortly after 10 a.m., a small but dedicated army of volunteers assembles behind Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard to deliver meals to the homebound in... — Updated 10/26/2020


Fighting The Trash Pandemic Locally Makes An Impact

We, as citizens of Transylvania County, should be immensely proud of how we have worked together to keep our county's COVID-19 numbers down this summer. A quick look shows an infect... — Updated 10/26/2020


Rearing White-Tailed Deer In Pisgah Forest

The Cherokee lived in harmony with wildlife and nature in the mountains and foothills for centuries. However, as European traders and settlers came into the area overhunting for... — Updated 10/26/2020


Allie Mae Young Stepp

Allie Mae Young Stepp, 91, of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at her home. She lived in Henderson County for most of her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Lillian Solesbee Young; her... — Updated 10/21/2020


Edney Has Quietly Helped Community

Many have written letters attesting to Sam Edney’s extensive qualifications to serve as our representative to the N.C. House. He is known as a man of integrity and character. His mountain origins promote concern for our... — Updated 10/21/2020


Public Notice: Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0020460 Sliding Rock Recreation Area

PUBLIC NOTICE North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit 1617 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1617 Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0020460 Sliding Rock Recreation Area The North... — Updated 10/19/2020 Full story


Harry Philips

Harry Philips, 94, died Oct. 5, 2020, at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Forest City, N.C. Born to Volney and Eleanor Philips, in Fisher, La., Oct. 12, 1925, he spent his... — Updated 10/19/2020


Bobby Dean Bishop

Bobby Dean Bishop, 93, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2020.   Born in Landrum, S.C., on Oct. 3, 1927, he was the son of Elbert and Jessie (Lawter) Bishop. He moved to Tryon, N.C.,... — Updated 10/19/2020


Charles Hillard McCall

Charles Hillard McCall, 86, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. A lifelong resident of Macon County, he was the son of the late James Albert McCall Sr. and Flora Fitzger... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Alex Perri    Features

Public Land Officials Report Record Numbers – Transylvania County, NC

Outdoor recreation is growing even faster in popularity than it already was due to COVID-19, and while many may lament the days of quiet trips to now oft overrun places such as... — Updated 10/14/2020


Henderson Paddles Horsepasture By Packraft

Within a county known as the "Land of Waterfalls," Gorges State Park might contain the highest concentration of cascades within any of our region's public land units. Transylvania... — Updated 10/12/2020


Torrential Rain Causes Flooding, Mudslides

The following briefs are from Thursday, Oct. 15, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. One of the worst storms in the history of the county hit Transylvania Saturday, Oct. 10, and early Sunday morning, and the heavy torrential... — Updated 10/12/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Elementary School Students To Return To Classroom – Transylvania County, NC

By a 4-1 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Education voted Monday night for elementary schools in the county to begin operating under Plan A at the end of the first nine weeks. Board member Marty Griffin cast the dissenting vo... — Updated 10/8/2020


Parrish Takes Stage In 'West Side Story'

The following briefs are from Thursday, Oct. 8, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Democratic candidates gathered recently at their new headquarters on East Main Street across from the courthouse. They were Dr. Carl D.... — Updated 10/5/2020


Open Up Roadside Parking

Like most people, I am getting tired of the new normal. We can’t gather in our churches, theaters or community centers that we once enjoyed. We are blessed to live in a part of the country with beautiful national and state... — Updated 9/30/2020


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