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 By Alex Perri    News

Guice Will Not Run For Board In 2022

David Guice, a longtime local political mainstay, said he will not seek re-election after his third term serving as Transylvania County Commissioner, which ends in 2022. Guice, the only unaffiliated commissioner on the majority... — Updated 11/23/2021

 

Sharing House Course Helps With 'Getting Ahead'

Judy Thompson completed Sharing House's Getting Ahead course in 2019 and is now assisting to facilitate it this year. "I'm excited," she said. "I learned so much last class, so much... — Updated 10/11/2021

 

Join The GetSet Effort

Editor’s Note: The following guest editorial was written by Page Lemel, a former Transylvania County commissioner, and is endorsed by The Transylvania Times. At the end of October, GetSet Transylvania will celebrate its third... — Updated 9/14/2021

 

Keystone Camp Receives Blue Zones Project Worksite Designation

Blue Zones Project in Brevard recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony honoring Keystone Camp for achieving designation as a Blue Zones Project Approved worksite. "From the moment I... — Updated 6/21/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Summer Camps Return

Summer camps in Transylvania County either had to close or reduce operations last year because of COVID-19, but this year they will reopen for their usual June to August run. According to Sandi Boyer, executive director with the... — Updated 6/2/2021

 

Dinkins Named Educational Foundation's Executive Director

Everyone has a story about a teacher who made a difference. For Geraldine Dinkins, Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation's new executive director, the moment came in th... — Updated 4/12/2021

 

Foundation Makes Number Connection With BC Athlete

The Brevard College Men's Soccer team and the Jameson's Joy Memorial Service Foundation recently came together following a special connection between the foundation and... — Updated 4/6/2021

 

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 Ray Tuers    Features

Boys & Girls Club's Youth Of The Year Shine – Transylvania County, NC

Two Brevard girls who have virtually grown up at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County have been chosen for the highest honors among the club's nearly 200... — Updated 3/10/2021

 

Good Leadership

I was disappointed but not surprised by the results of the Transylvania County Commissioners election. I had really hoped that Page Lemel and Mike Hawkins would be elected. Both of them had been lifelong Republicans but had the... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between July and December of 2020. Stories from January through December appeared... — Updated 1/4/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between January and June of 2020. July through December will appear in Monday's... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Hawkins, Lemel Attend Last Board Meeting – Transylvania County, NC

He won’t be on the board next year, but Mike Hawkins believes there is a “chance” Transylvania County commissioners could “have a monumental year of achievement” in 2021. Hawkins made his comments during last week’s reg... — Updated 11/30/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Cedar Mountain Area Plan Discussed – Transylvania County, NC

Curley Huggins said the committee working on the Cedar Mountain Small Area Plan believes it will give an “accurate depiction of what Cedar Mountain community members feel is important.” Huggins is chairman of the committee... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Trump Wins County, Biden Wins Country – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Elections completed canvassing of votes on Friday, officially certifying the Nov. 3 general election results in the county. According to the official canvass totals provided, on Election Day 3,474... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

New Board Will Look At Mass Gathering Ordinance – Transylvania County, NC

The review and possible changes to the county’s Mass Gathering Ordinance will be handled by the new Transylvania County Board of Commissioners, which will be sworn in early December. During the current board’s regular meeting... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Candidates Make Comments – Transylvania County, NC

Editor’s note: The following comes from local candidates whose comments did not make the newspaper’s Nov. 5 edition. •Incumbent Republican Jason Chappell won another term on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners.... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

Republicans Win In Commissioners' Race

With the unofficial vote count in, Republicans Teresa McCall, Larry Chapman, Jason Chappell and Jake Dalton are set to take seats on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners.... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

Unofficial Local Election Results

All the results are unofficial until Canvass Day. BOARD of COMMISSIONERS Seven candidates – three Republicans, three Unaffiliated candidates and one Democrat – are seeking three seats on the Board of Commissioners. With 15 of... — Updated 11/3/2020

 

County Commissioner Lemel Joins NCACC To Discuss Issues With U.S. Congress And White House – Transylvania County, NC

On Oct. 7, County Commissioner Page Lemel, who is also a member of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners Board of Directors joined a virtual meeting to swear in members of the 2020-2021 NCACC Board of Directors and conduct... — Updated 10/29/2020

 

Transylvania Needs Page And Mike

Although COVID-19 has thrown some big hurdles in our path, Transylvania County has made some great progress in recent years. A great deal of credit is due to the leadership of Page Lemel and Mike Hawkins. They have focused their... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Lemel, Hawkins Are Good People

As I enter my third decade in Transylvania County, I continue to treasure the many good people here. At the top of that list are Page Lemel and Mike Hawkins. It has been an honor to know them and see their dedication to our... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Commissioner Candidates And Issues

The upcoming election seems to be on everyone’s mind. Although the top of the ballot will be recognized by many to represent the most important races, our county residents will encounter and sustain the more immediate results of... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Commissioner Candidates: Community Plans

Commissioner candidates Larry Chapman and Jason Chappell spoke in absolute terms on topics of preserving communities, land use, and Small Area Plans during the two recent candidates’ forums; both stated that they would only... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

We Can't Afford To Lose Page And Mike

I have been impressed by the dedication and hard work of Page Lemel and Mike Hawkins as members of our County Commission. They believe that the job of being a county commis-sioner must go beyond merely attending meetings, each... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

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