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Children Of The American Revolution Society Win Statewide Contests

Beckett and Elizabeth Chapman, members of the local French Broad River Society of the CAR were recent winners in two of the N.C. State President's initiative contests. They won first place in the...

 

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 DESTINY CHRISTIAN... 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

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

Club Members Work On Center's Garden

The French Broad Garden Club recently spent time working on the gardens at the Children's Center getting the beds ready for planting. Each year, the French Broad Garden Club cleans up and plants...

 

Richard Carl Fry

Richard Carl Fry passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his home in Pisgah Forest, after a prolonged illness. He was 79 years old. He was born in Teaneck, N.J., on Oct. 14, 1939, to Carl Frederick...

 

Financing For Bike Paths

Bicycling has become a popular pastime, as exemplified by the more than 1,000 riders who participated in last Saturday’s Assault on the Carolinas. It is a pastime we should encourage. Bicycling is healthy. It provides excellent aerobic exercise wit...

 

New Playground Built At The Family Place

A brand new playground greeted the children at The Family Place's Brevard location. A team of 20 volunteers worked under the direction of Ona Armstrong (of Firefly Valley Design and Consulting) to...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 11, 2019

Blue Ridge Health Relocating To French Broad Place

In the near future, the nonprofit Blue Ridge Health will move from its current site on Hospital Drive to a bigger location in the French Broad Place building in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge Health CEO Dr. Richard Hudspeth and Dr. Macy Latter told...

 

The Transylvania French Broad Stewards Merges With Conserving Carolina And Other Outdoors News

After almost a year of conversation, the final draft of a MOU that puts The Transylvania French Broad Stewards under the hat of Conserving Carolina, is all but complete. In today’s world it seems that mergers, buyouts or all-out takeovers are...

 

Discover Natural Transylvania To Feature Film 'Code Blue: Water In The Mountains' At The Library

Discover Natural Transylvania will feature the documentary film "Code Blue: Water in the Mountains" at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 4, at the Transylvania County Library. This 35-minute film by David...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Barbecue And Stories Gary Compton's barbecue did not disappoint the throngs of folks who attended last week's Dunn's Rock Community Center dinner. While some folks visited with each other, others...

 

Cedar Mountain News

AOTC Saturday, April 6, will be the Assault on the Carolinas (AOTC) bicycle race. The AOTC is the annual fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest. The event includes two route options: 100k...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 25, 2019

River Tour Looks At Needs

Sections of the upper French Broad River are being overused, while other sections are being underused, according to local officials. Last week, a group of conservationists, land managers and local...

 

News Of Organizations

Democrats The Transylvania County Democratic Party announces that Zeb L. Smathers, Canton’s mayor, will be the keynote speaker at its annual convention on March 30 at the Transylvania County Election Center at 150 Gaston St. Doors will open at...

 

Transylvania History: First Train Reached Brevard In 1894

In 1894 the first train reached Brevard. It was welcomed by a crowd of awed spectators. The building of the rail line was marred by one fatality: an engine fell through a temporary bridge, killing the fireman and carrying the engineer Ben Edgerton...

 

Glancing Back: Morrow, Trent Become Marine Corps Officers

The following briefs are from Thursday, March 20, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. The Board of the Mary C. Jenkins Community Center is seeking applications for the position of teacher for the Kiddieland Day Care School. _______________ The...

 

Jerry Samuel Bishop

Jerry Samuel Bishop, 84, of Asheville, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at Mission Hospital. A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Annie O. Bishop. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Patterson Bishop. He...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 14, 2019

Hemp Having A Growing Local Impact

After two tours of duty in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army in the late 2000s, Justin Fisher battled with chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and the effects of a minor, traumatic brain...

 

Learn To Play Bridge

A Beginning Bridge class will start on March 12 at the French Broad Community Center at 281 E. French Broad St. in Brevard. The two hour class will be held every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., every week, for eight weeks. Pre-registration...

 

Stay, Pay And Play In Transylvania County

Have you ever taken a look at a hotel/motel receipt and noticed the extra taxes added to your room? Did you know some of these additional taxes might go directly back into the county where you...

 

Conserving Carolina Has Protected More Than 45,000 Acres

Conserving Carolina protected another 1,070 acres in 2018, bringing the total acreage that the land trust has helped protect to more than 45,000 acres. These protected lands are located in Transylvani...

 

Mills River Councilman Announces Challenge To Edwards

Mills River Councilman Brian Caskey, a Democrat, has announced his candidacy for N.C. 48th Senate District. The seat, which includes Transylvania and Henderson counties plus a porion of southern Buncombe County, is currently represented by Republican...

 

Pisgah Wildlife Education Center Offers Free Workshops In March

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of March. Online registration is required for the workshops,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 18, 2019

Town Asked To Pay For Dead Wildlife

The Rosman Board of Aldermen voted last week to make a counter offer to the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for replacing wildlife killed when 300 gallons of chlorine spilled in the French Broad River. A valve left open in a chlorine...

 

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