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Join Conserving Carolina For A Members' Hike On Youngs Mountain

Join Conserving Carolina on Saturday, Oct. 20, on a Members' Hike on Youngs Mountain. Located in Rutherford County near Lake Lure, Youngs Mountain is a cradle of biodiversity in the Blue Ridge...

 

Picturing The Past: Book Offers Picture Of Connestee And Carson Creek Area

In the preface of his book, "Shadows of the Past: Return to Reba," Ed Comer wrote, "Long before the Connestee Falls community existed, its land held pockets of hardy souls that built their homes...

 

Widow Endows Scholarship To Honor Late Husband - Brevard NC

They were hiking buddies, for sure, world travelers and hard-working professionals who made a life in their own backyard of Brevard so they could stay close to their aging parents. But most of all the...

 

Morgan Lewis Jones

Morgan Lewis Jones, 86, of Brevard and Tampa, Fla., passed away Sept. 25, 2018, at Melech Hospice House in Temple Terrace, Fla. Born Aug. 6, 1932, in Kansas City, Mo., he was the son of Otis and...

 

Life On The Edge – Granitic Domes In WNC - Brevard NC

Formed many millions of years ago, the mountains of western North Carolina are home to numerous unique geologic formations, from the rocky summits of Grandfather Mountain to the serpentine barrens of...

 

Steve Owen & Associates Welcomes McGann

McGann grew up in Greenville, S.C., and spent her summers in the mountains near Brevard. She graduated from Clemson University in 1996 and moved to Vail, Colo., where she skied fresh Rocky Mountain po...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 10, 2018

Health Officials Monitor Bugs - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Public Health Department has confirmed one case of La Crosse Encephalitis virus this year, according to Tara Rybka, public health educator. The Centers for Disease Control describes La Cross Encephalitis (LACV) as a virus tran...

 

DuPont Forest Festival Launches Next Weekend

On National Public Lands Day – Saturday, Sept. 22 – Friends of DuPont Forest will launch the first ever DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wildness and beauty of DuPont State Recreational Forest. Nearly 50 activities...

 

New State Forest Will Be Unveiled - Brevard NC

The Conservation Fund and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host an event Sept. 6 to celebrate the opening of North Carolina's Headwaters State Forest. Located near the...

 

Brevard Elementary School New Teacher Profiles: Dan Courtine

Dan Courtine Brevard Elementary After growing up in western New York, I left the snow to take a teaching position in Apex, N.C. I spent 18 1/2 years teaching 5th Grade, a K-5 math special, and being...

 

Brevard Academy New Teacher Profiles: Robert McCarson

Robert McCarson Brevard Academy K-8 Spanish I graduated from Brevard High School in 1982 and went to college at Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and...

 

Brevard Academy New Teacher Profiles: Lizette Lampe

Lizette Lampe Brevard Academy Special Education Teacher (EC) Lizette Lampe originally became a teacher while living in Morganton, She taught five years at Table Rock Middle School in Burke County....

 

Brevard Academy New Teacher Profiles: Rebecca Kiel

Rebecca Kiel Brevard Academy EC Teacher Growing up in Transylvania County and graduating from Brevard High in 1999, I had not yet decided upon my major - but I had decided that I was going to make a d...

 

T.C. Henderson New Teacher Profile: Kimberly Geer

Kimberly Geer T.C. Henderson Second Grade I am from Fayetteville, N.C., and attended Meredith College (bachelor's in music), William and Mary (master's in reading) and East Carolina University (master...

 

Rosman Elementary School New Teacher Profile: Emily Griffin

Emily Griffin Rosman Elementary First/Second Grade Combo Class I was born and raised in Hickory. I grew up in the Caldwell County School system where I found my passion for teaching. I attended...

 

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...

 

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