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 News    June 24, 2019 

Pisgah Forest Solid Waste Collection Center To Be Closed On June 26 and June 27

The Pisgah Forest Collection Center (PFCC) site location for Transylvania County Solid Waste (TCSW) will be undergoing a paving project on Wednesday, June 26, and Thursday, June 27. TCSW is asking residents to avoid the site during these days and...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    June 20, 2019

Local Gets National Recognition For Trail

Brevard resident Chris “Shrimper” Khare was recently recognized on a national stage for his work constructing a new trail on nearby Weed Patch Mountain with local nonprofit Conserving Carolina. Kh...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 20, 2019

Report: School Crimes Decrease

Crimes and suspensions in Transylvania County Schools decreased during the 2018-19 school year. “All my news is positive. I don’t have anything negative. We had a great year this year,” Alan Justice, director of athletics, safe schools and...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us in worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Rev. Sarah Grace Montgomery will share a message from Paul’s letter to the Galatians 3:23-29. Nursery care is available for the youngest disciples. Ages 4 through...

 

Tammy Moman Named Teacher Of The Year

Tammy Moman, a health science teacher at Brevard High School, was named Teacher of the Year for Transylvania County Schools at an awards event held at the Transylvania County Library Thursday evening....

 
 By Alex Perri    News    June 3, 2019

Forest Visitors Face Heavy Summer Traffic

During the summer, those who visit Pisgah National Forest, particularly during the weekends, can expect to face heavy traffic and delays. Each year, more than 2 million people are estimated to visit t...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 27, 2019

County Manager Submits $60.4 Million Budget - Transylvania County, NC

County Manager Jaime Laughter is recommending a $60.4 million general fund budget, including a 10.5 cents property tax increase to pay for the school bond, for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. Laughter...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 23, 2019

City Manager Proposes No Tax Increase In Budget

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year includes no property tax increase, but a hike in water and sewer fees. Fatland presented his $24.3 million budget during Brevard City Council’s regular meeting on...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 23, 2019

School Board Discusses Bond Choices

In a special meeting Tuesday morning, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the top choices of architects and CMARs (construction managers at risk) to implement the renovations and additions to Brevard High School and Rosman...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 16, 2019

Award Helping 'Cucumber' Get Made

A 2019 film award granted to Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the Transylvania County Arts Council, provides fertile soil to grow an old script - "Cucumber" – into a locally shot movie this...

 

Rosenwald News

I don’t know about you, but it has been a whirlwind of a week, culminating last weekend in a fabulous Aretha Franklin documentary for Mother’s Day! It was an extraordinary, emotional experience...

 

Legal Notices: May 13, 2019

NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E126 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of James Mitchell Anderson of Transylvania... Full story

 

Pisgah Project 2019

Local companies like Cane Creek Cycling Components, Industry Nine, Reeb Cycles, TRP Cycling, Thomson Bike, Maxxis tires, Chromag, Find Your Line Bike Shop and Oskar Blues Brewery have teamed up with...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s Dinner and Program at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center will be held next Thursday, May 16, at 6 p.m. The program will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, owners of Rockb...

 

Rosenwald News

Last week, there was a volunteer celebration at the Transylvania County Library, sponsored by United Way. The Rosenwald community was represented, along with many other wonderful local agencies,...

 

Pisgah Pride Day 2019 Was A Huge Success

For Pisgah Pride Day 2019 over 300 people working on 17 projects across the Pisgah Ranger District. Volunteers: •Installed a new entry sign at the Ranger Station. •Built rock steps near top of...

 

Learning Math, Life Lessons In A Fun Manner

(Editor’s Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards Transylvania County Schools’ teachers each year. This week’s grant was...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Elves Of Brevard Deliver 587 Easter Baskets

The Elves of Brevard delivered 587 Easter baskets to homebound and isolated residents in the community. The Elves used "The Rule of Four S's" to fill the baskets. Each contained something sweet,...

 

Learn How Blue Zones Project Can Help Improve Well-Being For Everyone

Pisgah Health Foundation (PHF) has announced an evening with Blue Zones Project, an evidence-based initiative to promote sustainable community change. The public is invited to participate in two free events to learn more about Blue Zones Project and...

 

Glancing Back: Pisgah Forest Speedway To Open Inaugural Year

The following briefs are from Thursday, May 1, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Pisgah Forest Speedway, Inc. will officially open its first season this Sunday, May 4. Howard Griffin, promoter, states that the races will get underway promptly...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 29, 2019

Transylvania County School Budget Numbers Laid Out

The fiscal year 2020 budget request by the Transylvania County Board of Education totals $12,761,809 for the local current expense fund and $250,000 for child nutrition. This represents an increase of 4.78 percent over last year’s budget....

 

Bike Community Challenged To Make Plan Work

The many cyclists and mountain bikers who helped fill the Board of Commissioners’ chambers Monday were challenged to help the county realize the goals and recommendations laid out in the draft Transylvania County Bicycle Plan. During their regular...

 

Mountain Skies: Jupiter And Saturn Shift Into Reverse

The Stars We know spring is now in full swing as we watch Leo, the lion, climb higher in the eastern sky each night. See if you can spot a pattern traditionally referred to as the sickle. This marks the head and mane of the magnificent lion. The...

 

Richard Carl Fry

Richard Carl Fry passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his home in Pisgah Forest, after a prolonged illness. He was 79 years old. He was born in Teaneck, N.J., on Oct. 14, 1939, to Carl Frederick...

 

Legal Notices: April 15, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having qualified as EXECUTOR of the ANCILLARY ESTATE OF ROGER MARK BROWN, deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, notifies all persons having claims...

 

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