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Stephens/Gassman Exchanged Wedding Vows

Wendy Sheridan Stephens, of Brevard, and Kenneth Mackenzie Gassman, of Richmond, Va., were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at the Farm Retreat at Willow Creek near Culpeper, Va. Rev....

 

Local Quilters Showcase Talents

In order to promote and celebrate the art of quilting, the Western North Carolina Quilters Guild (WNCQG) Brevard chapter/Area 5 is sponsoring a quilt show. “Rows of Quilts” will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd located at 22...

 

Zacharias To Speak At Highland Books

North Carolina author Lee Zacharias will be speaking at Highland Books on her newest novel "Across the Great Lake," on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. North Carolina resident Zacharias...

 

Public Asked To Report Hellbender Sightings - Pisgah Forest, NC

With fall fishing in full swing, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking the public, in particular anglers, to report any sightings of hellbenders (water dogs) to the agency. Reported...

 

Sesame Street Picks Transylvania County As Initiative Partner - Brevard, NC

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has announced that Transylvania County is the next community selected for Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a...

 

Read Beyond The Labels

In today’s edition of The Transylvania Times, readers will find our Transylvania County Election Guide 2018. It contains questions and answers posed to 16 candidates running for various offices, information on the six proposed state constitutional...

 

Thanks For Recycling Stories

I would sincerely like to thank The Transylvania Times and especially Willow Walker for the Recycling 101 article in Thursday, Oct. 4, issue. It makes me very proud of our home town newspaper and even more so our county. We, apparently, are doing mor...

 

Support David Guice

When it comes to voting, most folks are relatively knowledgeable about those candidates running for president, Congress, governor and perhaps some other prominent offices. However, I am always surprised and shocked by the lack of knowledge by highly...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Flight Of The Vampire 5K Set For Saturday, Oct. 27 - Brevard, NC

The annual Flight of the Vampire 5K and Fun Run will kick off Brevard's 2018 Halloweenfest next Saturday at 9 a.m. Immediately after the 5K runners have started, the Fun Run will take place. Race day...

 

Legal Notices: Oct. 18, 2018

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 18 SP 24 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Edwin D. Davis and Myra L. Davis to Verdugo Trustee Service Corporation, Trustee(s), dated the 14th day of February, 2013, and...

 

Local Quilters Showcase Talents

In order to promote and celebrate the art of quilting, the Western North Carolina Quilters Guild (WNCQG) Brevard chapter/Area 5 is sponsoring a quilt show. “Rows of Quilts” will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd located at 22...

 

Zacharias To Speak At Highland Books

North Carolina author Lee Zacharias will be speaking at Highland Books on her newest novel “Across the Great Lake,” on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. North Carolina resident Zacharias has had a distinguished teaching and writing ca...

 

Eckler Joins Steve Owen & Associates Downtown

Steve Owen & Associates has welcomed Liz Eckler as a new real estate agent to the downtown office. Eckler has more than 25 years of prior real estate experience and was twice named the People's...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 15, 2018

OCC Returns To Bring Joy In A Box - Brevard NC

When cancer rendered Pat Law ill and confined her to her home, she began to sew. “I only knew that this was something I had to do,” she said, “and I could not stop.” Pat, with the help of her husband, Jim, found a mission in making dresses...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 15, 2018

State Denies School Building Grants - Brevard NC

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction denied a request by Transylvania County Schools for more than $19 million in capital needs grants. Last Monday evening, Graham Wilson of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction sent an...

 

TDA: Tourism Impact Rising - Brevard NC

Last fiscal year, a record amount of occupancy tax revenues — $793,876 — was collected in Transylvania County. For Clark Lovelace, that one number alone shows “tourism is good in Transylvania County.” At last week’s Board of Commissioners...

 

Republicans Oppose Three Amendments

There are six proposed state constitutional amendments, the most at any one time in modern history, on this year’s ballot. Although the Republican-led General Assembly decided to put the amendments on the ballot, Republicans at the state and local...

 

Edney Understands Medical Needs

When I was volunteering in The Free Clinic, my friends and acquaintances were surprised that the majority of my patients did not have Medicaid. This was indicative of a common concept that poor people had Medicaid. There are many poor and working...

 

Help Save Our Hemlocks

Until recently, hemlock trees were some of the largest and most common trees in the North Carolina mountains. Often referred to as the “redwood of the East,” these towering, long-lived trees once gave western North Carolina its familiar, forested...

 

'Shred Day' Comes To United Community Bank

United Community Bank has announced that it will host a free “Shred Day” event on Tuesday, Oct. 16, to help protect citizens against identity theft. Individuals are invited to bring confidential files to shred at no charge from 9 a.m. until 11...

 

Jordan Clark Joins Looking Glass Realty

Originally from Atlanta, Jordan Clark graduated from the University of Vermont and then served in the U.S. Peace Corps in a remote village in Guatemala. After Peace Corps, he returned to the U.S. and...

 

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...

 

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