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 By John Lanier    News    July 15, 2019

Board Hears Employee Pay Plan Options – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners last Tuesday received two options regarding employee compensation that are aimed at making the county more competitive in recruiting and retaining quality employees. County Manager Jaime Laughter said...

 

Military Celebrations And Speeches

Remembering John Adams who said, “Facts are stubborn things,” this is for critics of our Celebration of America on July 4. The following presidents gave major Fourth of July speeches, most at patriotic monuments along with Armed Forces...

 

Larry Norman Thomas

Larry Norman Thomas, 79, of Quebec, passed away quietly in his sleep at his home, Neal Thomas Place, on June 10, 2019.  Larry was the eighth child born to the late Larry O’Neal and Norma Chappell T...

 

Larry Thomas

Larry Thomas was the eighth child born to the late Larry O’Neal and Norma Chappell Thomas inside the current Gorges State Park. He went peacefully to join lost loved ones at the end of a...

 

Real Estate Transactions For May Announced

The following real estate transactions for May were recorded at the Register of Deeds Office. The transactions are divided into two categories: individual and business. Individual May 9 in Brevard, Lenze Real Estate, LLC deeded (see exhibit A) lot 2...

 

Rosman News

Hellbender 20-Miler A 20-mile team race down the Upper French Broad River to support the Transylvania River Stewards will be held Saturday, June 22. The race will be limited to 20 teams. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Check in is at 9...

 

Rosman News

Field Day Rosman Elementary will hold its Field Day at 8:30 a.m. on June 8. Upper French Broad Riverfest A free, family oriented festival takes place riverside at Rosman’s Champion Park on June 22. Enjoy food trucks, music and lots of activities...

 

DAR Members Meet For Final Meeting Of Term

The May 14 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution began at 5 p.m. at Lola’s Old Hickory House, with a social hour presided over by Bob Jenkins and Carroll...

 

Rosman News

RHS Classes The RHS class of 1961 meets at 9 a.m. every third Tuesday of the month for breakfast at The Country Skillet. The RHS class of 1962 meets the first Thursday of each month at The Country Skillet. The RHS class of 1963 meets at 9 a.m. on...

 

Chapman Attends SARs 2019 State Convention

Four delegates from the Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) traveled to Raleigh on April 5-6 to attend the 2019 State Convention. The weekend's...

 

Legion Centenary

A ceremony celebrating the anniversary was held Saturday at the American Legion hall in Brevard. (Monroe Wilson Post No. 88)....

 

Rosman News

Benefit For Lynwood Hires Riverbend Lodge will host a benefit for Lynwood Hires on March 23 and 24. On Saturday, barbecue will be sold, a dart tournament will be held, along with a pool tournament, horseshoe tournament, river duck race and a corn...

 

Irish Were Mistreated Too

Larry Chapman’s Opinion of Reader letter — “Dishonor To All Vets” is right on. As a Vietnam-era Army veteran, I served as a patriot beside black Americans, would prefer to call them “Americans” to stop this constant division of races,...

 

No Public Celebration Of Confederate Flag

First, I wish to compliment the T-Times for its recent editorial titled “Only One Flag” and its straightforward clarification of “facts” set forth in an accompanying letter to the editor submitted by retired USMC Col. Larry Chapman. I think t...

 

Dishonor To All Veterans

Last year at the American Legion sponsored Memorial Day Parade members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) Camp #15 were invited to participate in the parade to honor their veteran ancestors along with all organizations wishing to honor...

 

New Library Exhibit Focuses On Alcoholism

Problems With Alcohol? Help Is in The Library! So declares the banner for the new display in the Transylvania County Library that appeared on Jan. 2 and just in time for New Year's resolutions for som...

 

Blue Ridge Chapter Of SAR Held Its Holiday Awards Luncheon - Brevard NC

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) recently held its 2018 Annual Holiday Luncheon/Business Meeting at the Arden Woods Club House. Activities included installation...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

Honor Guard Celebrates Season, Thanks Retailers - Brevard NC

On Saturday, Dec. 15, members of the Transylvania County Honor Guard and their special guests celebrated the Christmas season in military style at the Brevard VFW, decorated for the holidays by the...

 

County Land Deal On Hold - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ previous move to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard is not a done deal just yet. Last Friday at a special called meeting — the first for...

 

New Cell Tower To Improve Coverage - Brevard NC

County Commissioners unanimously approved a permit variance that will see the replacement of a telecommunications tower on Rich Mountain with a new one, which should significantly increase cell phone coverage in the Cedar Mountain area, including...

 

Chapman, Phillips Bow Out As Commissioners - Brevard NC

Last Thursday’s Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting was the last for Larry Chapman and Kelvin Phillips. Each received a plaque and a resolution honoring their time as commissioners. Chapman served eight years on the board and...

 

Commissioners Vote 3-2 To Buy Property - Brevard NC

By a 3-2 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to buy the roughly 55 acres of property behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard, with the...

 

County Approves Military Museum's Lease Extension - Brevard NC

During its regular meeting Thursday, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved declaring its intent to extend the WNC Military History Museum’s lease of the old county administration build-ing. The museum’s current lease ends June 3...

 

Mike Hawkins Named As Board Chairman Board - Brevard NC

Mike Hawkins was unanimously voted this morning to be the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ chairman. The vote occurred after Will Cathey and David Guice were sworn onto the board during a ceremony at the county’s Administration Buildin...

 

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