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 By Derek McKissock    News

Elections' Conference Room To Serve As Courtroom – Transylvania County, NC

On Monday, Transylvania County commissioners backed, for the short term, using the Board of Elections’ conference room as a temporary second courtroom to help with non-jury court cases. The second courtroom in the current... — Updated 4/14/2021

 

'Deep Dive' Into Financing $225 Million Capital Projects Scheduled

During its regular meeting today, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to take a “deep dive” into the financial options to pay for capital projects, such as a new courthouse and EMS base, and a replacemen... — Updated 4/12/2021

 

Let's Compare Apples And Oranges

Ronald Reagan told people “You can disagree, without being disagreeable” Apples! The Master has died and the Apprentice has been fired. 1987: Unfortunately, when Reagan relaxed the rules for objective journalism, Rush Limbaugh... — Updated 4/1/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

BRCC Explains Campus Limits – Brevard, NC

In the near future, Transylvania County will have two renovated high schools, thanks to the $68 million voter approved bond, but if local students go to the Blue Ridge Community... — Updated 3/29/2021

 

There He Goes Again

In 1980, Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan told President Jimmy Carter in a debate, “There you go again” when he accused Carter of misrepresenting his position on Medicare legislation. To paraphrase Reagan,... — Updated 3/24/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Museum Reopens, With Two-Year Lease Extension – Brevard, NC

Today, the Military History Museum of the Carolinas reopens, with two years added to its lease of the former county administration building beside the courthouse, but with changes in the use agreement with the county still to be... — Updated 3/24/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Commissioners Hear Latest On Drug Abuse In Transylvania – Transylvania County, NC

“Eye opening” was the reaction by some Transylvania County commissioners recently to statistics about local substance abuse and its impacts. In 2018, a Community Health Assessment reported 42 percent of Transylvania County... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

Wilkins Inducted Into The Sons Of American Revolution

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) has recently inducted John Terrell Wilkins III into the “Society” on the Plaza of the Historic Henderson Coun... — Updated 3/22/2021

 

Go Back To Where You Came From

This is for all of the freedom-hating liberals who are bashing Larry Chapman and others of our county commissioners for standing up for our Constitution and our Second Amendment rights: You came from there to here because you... — Updated 3/22/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Commissioners Hear Update On School Bond Project – Transylvania County, NC

Last week, the Board of Commissioners heard an update on the voter-approved $68 million school bond project that calls for major improvements to Brevard High and Rosman Middle/High schools. Chad Roberson, with architectural firm... — Updated 3/15/2021

 

Change The Policy

I read The Transylvania Times response to Larry Chapman in the March 4, 2021, edition and also The Transylvania Times “Policies for Politicians.” In my opinion, when one of our elected officials is attacked (in writing) by any... — Updated 3/10/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Health Director Gives Update – Transylvania County, NC

As of Monday, 5,463 Transylvania County residents (15.9 percent of the population) have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Public Health Director Elaine Russell. Russell was speaking Monday during the... — Updated 3/10/2021

 

Nolan Jonah Galloway

Chad and Stephanie Galloway, of Lake Toxaway, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Nolan Jonah Galloway, born Jan. 17, 2021, at Advent Health in Hendersonville. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces. His maternal grandparents are... — Updated 3/5/2021

 

Policies For Politicians

In today’s paper readers will find two related stories: one containing Commissioner Larry Chapman’s full statement at the end of a recent commissioners’ meeting and one providing our response to his statement. Chapman... — Updated 3/3/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Editor: Commissioner Chapman's Comments Incorrect

County Commissioner Larry Chapman's claim he was denied the opportunity to respond to criticisms printed in The Transylvania Times is incorrect, according to John Lanier, the... — Updated 3/3/2021

 

Fit For Office?

Larry Chapman’s response to Mike Hawkins regarding his submission to the commissioners for a Unity Resolution betrays a fundamental lack of judgment by an elected official and, again, calls into question his fitness for public of... — Updated 3/1/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Former Commissioner Asks Board To Consider Resolution – Transylvania County, NC

As the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners meet tonight, a proposed resolution entitled "A Statement of Unity" is not on the scheduled agenda. Earlier this month, former... — Updated 2/22/2021

 

Commissioners' Comments Were Eye-opening

On Feb. 8 in the Ask Us section of the newspaper, The Transylvania Times asked each member of the Board of Commissioners what they thought about what happened on Jan. 6 at the Capitol. The responses were very eye-opening as to the... — Updated 2/17/2021

 

Siva W. Rogers "Pug"

Siva W. Rogers, wife of the late Derrell Rogers, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital, in Greenville, S.C., as a result of natural causes. Born in Flat Shoals, S.C., she... — Updated 2/15/2021

 

Hot Garbage From The County Commission

What kind of flaming hot garbage came from Larry Chapman when he abused his position of public trust to label people who disagree with his far-right nationalism as “hate-America left?” Actual patriots at the FBI and State... — Updated 2/15/2021

 

George Brent Welyczko

George Brent Welyczko left this world to be with Our Lord Jesus Christ Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, at the age of 48. He was born May 21, 1972. His father, Larry Alec Welyczko; his grandfather, Guy Mull Sr.; grandmother, Ruby Banther... — Updated 2/10/2021

 

Ask Us: County Commissioners Respond To Attacks On The U.S. Capitol

What does each member of the Board of Commissioners think about what happened on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol building? Editor’s note: Each of the commissioners was contacted for a response. Commission Chairman Jason Chappell... — Updated 2/8/2021

 

Focus On Working Together

I write in response to the front-page article in the Jan. 28, issue of this paper, “Commissioners Back ‘Constitutional Rights’ Resolution.” Given the considerable challenges before us in Transylvania County, I find it odd t... — Updated 2/3/2021

 

Where Were Commissioners On Riot?

I have been pledging allegiance to the United States of America, its Constitution and Bill of Rights, for over 70 years. I have never required governmental officials to make that pledge for me, nor do I see any need for it now. The... — Updated 2/3/2021

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

County Officials Voice Hospital Concerns – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) is recruiting after recently losing a majority of its primary care physicians. Michele Pilon, the hospital’s chief operating officer and chief nursing officer, talked about the physicians and... — Updated 2/2/2021

 

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