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Brevard Academy New Teacher Profile: Gwendolyn Starnes

Personal Background I grew up in a military family that moved around several times in my youth. My mother later retired as a Major in the Army and we settled in California with the last military hop....

 

Principal Profile: Tonya Treadway

Tonya Treadway Pisgah Forest Elementary School 1076 Ecusta Road Brevard, NC 28712 ttreadwa@tcsnc.org (828) 877-4481 Website: pfe.tcsnc.org Twitter: @PFE_Rangers This year marks the 22nd year I have...

 
 By Dan DeWitt    Features    August 16, 2018

Rise & Shine Students Enjoy Outdoor Camp

Rise & Shine Neighbors in Ministry is mostly known for its acclaimed after-school tutoring program focused on reading, writing and math. In the future it also may be famous for instructing scholar...

 

Willard Lyman Galloway

Willard Lyman Galloway, 70, passed away July 26, 2018, in Ft. Myers, Fla., after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 11, 1948, to Elmer and Wave Galloway, of Rosman, N.C. He graduated...

 

Flier Focus: Waterfall Safety - Brevard NC

As part of the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority's (TCTDA) ongoing effort to raise awareness about waterfall safety, inserted in this edition of The Transylvania Times is a flier...

 

Kim Wilson Joins Sales Team At Fisher Realty

Kim Wilson has joined the Fisher Realty sales force at the Brevard office. Wilson is from Plant City, Fla., the winter strawberry capital of the United States. She is a graduate of Carson Newman...

 

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...

 

Stroke Camp Offers Fun Break For Stroke Survivors

Marylee Nunley, whose husband survived a stroke, realized her dream of starting a camp for stroke survivors and their families in 2004. What began as a single camp in Illinois has grown into Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp, a national network of...

 

Vietnam Offers Diverse Landscapes, Cultures

When my plane landed in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, after 33 hours of traveling this past January, I stepped out of the airplane and into a whole new world. I had chosen to study abroad for a...

 

Helen Owen Frye

Helen Owen Frye, 91, of Lake Toxaway, passed away in her home peacefully, Monday, April 9, 2018. She was surrounded by family and those who loved her. She was born to the late John and Alice Owen Feb. 18, 1927, and grew up in Detroit, Mich. She was...

 

Steven William Landrigan

Steven William Landrigan, 70, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. Born in Bayshore, N.Y., he was the son of the late William Francis and Olga Elizabeth Stearn Landrigan. A graduate of Curry College, in Milton, Mass., he received his...

 

AbbyLea Nicole Masters

AbbyLea Nicole Masters, 16, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 5, 2018. She was the daughter of Amber Holland Anders and her stepfather, Chad Anders, of Brevard; and her father,...

 

DuPont Hosts Free Summer Educational Programs

Rangers from Holmes Educational State Forest and DuPont State Recreational Forest have teamed up to offer free summer educational programs at DuPont State Recreational Forest. Programs will be offered in several locations and are open on a...

 

Lisa Glines Opens New Myofascial Release Massage Practice In Brevard

Bliss in the Mountains Myofascial Release massage has opened for business in the Harris Architect building at 35 W. Probart St. in Brevard. Owner Lisa Glines relocated her busy Portland, Maine,...

 

Mountain Roots To Offer Summer Discovery Camp

Mountain Roots will be launching their first summer of Discovery Camp over the week of July 4. This new offering is a travelling summer camp experience - where campers get to discover somewhere and...

 

Focus On The French Broad – A Paddling Place For All

In both symbolic and tangible terms, the French Broad River is a connective force with a current that sweeps across industry and agriculture, science and wildlife, recreation and sport. It has carved...

 

New Amphitheater To Bring Outdoor Social And Concert Events To Pilot Cove

The team at Pilot Cove has announced the opening of a new amphitheater and events space. Local contractors, artists and tradesmen were commissioned throughout the planning and construction stages,...

 

Devonne Johnson Joins Local Realty Team

Jan Newsome with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Great Smokys Realty announces the addition of Devonne Johnson to their downtown Brevard office. Spanning a 20-plus-year career, Johnson brings a...

 

Author's Treks In Remote Lands Inspire Insights, Self-Reliance

Faced with a prognosis of late-in-life osteoporosis, Aleen Steinberg responded by adapting a vigorous exercise regimen and fulfilling a life-long dream of adventuring to distant lands. Determined to...

 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 

D.D. Bullwinkel's/MooseTracks Celebrates First Year On Main Street

Last June, after eight months of an extensive building renovation, D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoor and MooseTracks Footwear opened their doors for business in their new location on Main Street in Brevard....

 

Looking Glass Realty Welcomes Adam Skoog To The Team

Looking Glass Realty welcomes new agent, Adam Skoog, to their team of dedicated and experienced realtors. Skoog has an extensive marketing background that allows him to develop creative solutions...

 

DuPont Forest Extends Certain Trail Closures Through At Least June 3- Brevard NC

Officials at DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) have determined that the continuing rainfall from Tropical Storm Alberto has left trails susceptible to damage from trail users. Closures for all DSRF single-track trails and several other trails...

 

County 4-H'ers Qualify For State 4-H Horse Show

Two members of Transylvania County's Creekside Riders 4-H Club competed in the West District 4-H Horse Show at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center on May 6. Both Abigail Gant and Abigail...

 

Grandfather Mountain Open Despite U.S. 221 Closure

Heavy rains and flash flooding washed out a portion of U.S. 221 between Linville and Blowing Rock, approximately 2 miles north of the Grand-father Mountain Entrance Gate. According to officials, the damaged section of the highway will be closed indef...

 

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