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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... — Updated 11/23/2020 Full story


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... — Updated 11/23/2020 Full story


Rogers Crowned BHS Homecoming Queen

The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 26, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Lewis F. Whiteside Sr., a mathematics and science teacher at Brevard Junior High School, has been named as one of America’s Outstanding... — Updated 11/23/2020


Gralley's 'Hall Of Mirrors' Is A 'Best Book Of 2020'

“Hall of Mirrors,” a historical novel by Pisgah Forest resident and former CIA senior officer Craig Gralley, has been selected a Best Book of 2020 by Kirkus Reviews. Kirkus offers unbiased reviews of thousands of books each... — Updated 11/23/2020


Point Omitted

In Mr. Mockridge’s letter in the Nov. 19 paper, he compares Obama and Trump and the treatment each has received. I would only say that most of the things he references were simply political maneuvering and both sides do that to... — Updated 11/23/2020


The Measure Of A Man

My father is my hero. A self-made man who worked as a short-order cook to support his siblings and mother during the Depression, he attended college on the GI bill after serving in the Army Air Corps during WWII and retired in... — Updated 11/23/2020


Local Blood Drives Available Through December

The community is invited to be the lifeline patients need this winter by donating blood. Donors can help save lives at the following locations during the month of December: •Monday, Dec. 14, noon to 5 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic... — Updated 11/23/2020

 By Alex Perri    News 

Astronomer: Dark Skies Protect Health, Natural Resources – Transylvania County, NC

Astronomer and educator Stephen Martin talked about light pollution and the importance of dark skies at last week’s Transylvania Natural Resource Council meeting and made the case for why dark skies are not only important to... — Updated 11/23/2020


Prescribed Burn Planned For Pisgah Ranger District

The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a 200-acre prescribed burn on the Pisgah Ranger District this week. The burn will take place at Sam Knob. The goal of the burn is to maintain and improve the open area of the balds and... — Updated 11/18/2020


Wanda Darleen Pickrell Cook

Wanda Darleen Pickrell Cook, 85, passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at her home in Pisgah Forest.... — Updated 11/18/2020


Wanda Darleen Pickrell Cook

Wanda Darleen Pickrell Cook, 85, passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at her home in Pisgah Forest.... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Board OKs Facility Needs Survey – Transylvania County, NC

By a 5-0 vote Monday night, the Transylvania County Board of Education approved its DPI (Department of Public Instruction) Facility Needs Survey. The survey reveals approximately $22.7 million in capital needs for the school... — Updated 11/18/2020


Ray Norman

On Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, George Ray Norman, 73, of Cordele, Ga., passed away after a valiant fight with cancer. He was born on July 3, 1947, in Pisgah Forest to Lee and Nora Norman. He attended and graduated from Brevard High... — Updated 11/16/2020


Police Suspect Arson At Brevard Junior High

The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 19, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Two fires this week at the Brevard Junior High School annex are being investigated by the Brevard Police Department. No damages were... — Updated 11/16/2020



Well, it appears that the Democrats have finally achieved what they have been trying to do for four years. They have brought Trump down. Their efforts started on the day he was elected and they have been relentless. There has been... — Updated 11/16/2020


Swank 65 Mountain Bike Race Returns To Pisgah

Riders left Smoker’s Cove in Pisgah National Forest Sunday morning for the 22nd annual Swank 65 mountain bike race. The race usually starts at the Cove Creek campground, but the... — Updated 11/16/2020


Cathey's Creek News

Cathey’s Creek Community Center The community and neighbors thank all veterans for all that they have done and for all they do. In The Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek... — Updated 11/11/2020


Patsy L. Justus

Patsy L. Justus, 78, passed into the hands of her Lord and Savior Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. Born in Brevard March 6, 1942, she was the daughter of the late R.D. Justus and Emma Jean... — Updated 11/11/2020


Dorothy A. Cantrell

Dorothy A. Cantrell, 91, resident of Hodges, S.C., widow of Albert Monroe Cantrell, passed away Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at her home. Born April 1, 1929, in Barnardsville, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Robert Thomas and Jetti... — Updated 11/9/2020


Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Roadside campsites on Avery Creek Road, Wash Creek Road, Hendersonville Reservoir, Yellow Gap Road and Lickstone/Sunburst are temporarily closed as of Nov. 9 •Courthouse Creek Road temporarily closed until Dec. 31... — Updated 11/9/2020


Map Focuses On Shining Rock & Middle Prong Wilderness Areas

Pisgah Map Company has been partnering with FIND Outdoors (formerly the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association – CFAIA) for the last year to create a new map for t... — Updated 11/9/2020


Ayers Elected Rosman Rescue Squad Captain

The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 12, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Transylvania County suffered its fifth and sixth highway fatalities during 1970 last Saturday night, Nov. 7, when two persons were killed and... — Updated 11/9/2020


Republicans Win

Congratulations to the Republicans who won the county elections. It reminds me of a bumper sticker we used to see around here, “A Republican cannot enjoy his dinner unless he knows that somebody somewhere is going hungry.” Let... — Updated 11/9/2020


Making Critical Business Decisions

Since COVID-19 became a major part of our lives, every organization, whether it is for profit or nonprofit, has been forced to adapt and to make changes in their business, operations and customer engagement. With winter and what... — Updated 11/9/2020


Helpful To Strangers

On Oct. 28, I learned how helpful people in Brevard could be to a stranger. I was pulling into a parking lot when an auditory signal went off in my car and smoke came pouring up from the right front of my car. I was afraid it was... — Updated 11/9/2020


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