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 By Park Baker    News

UPDATE: Final Unofficial Elections Results: School Bond Approved; Guice and Cathey Elected to Board of Commissioners; Mahoney Re-elected Sheriff; Griffin and Domokur elected to School Board

Editor's Note: The following are the unofficial election results only for Transylvania County. They are not the final results in the state or Congressional races. Those final numbers will appear in Thursday's paper. •The... — Updated 11/7/2018


For Improved Education, Vote Edney

Here’s a fact you should know about Sam Edney, candidate for N.C. House District 113. Sam was born and raised in western North Carolina and is the product of the quality public education that was available to him throughout his... — Updated 5/15/2020


Edney For Education And High Speed Internet

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating great challenges in Transylvania County schools. “Remote learning” is the phrase of the day. Parents, other family members or perhaps unrelated persons are attempting via handout packets to... — Updated 5/6/2020


Students And Teachers Need Help

Despite the turmoil and uncertainty in our lives caused by the coronavirus outbreak, we are approaching election time with all of its drama and decisions as to who will lead us back to a sense of normalcy - both in our personal liv... — Updated 5/4/2020


Community Leaders Call For Medicaid Expansion

There has never been more urgency to provide health care to North Carolina’s working poor than today during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. Partisan bickering aside, Medicaid expansion is the most urgent and fiscally responsible... — Updated 4/29/2020


Sam Edney Is The Right Man For WNC

I first met Sam when we were buying a mattress from his business seven years ago. One thing led to another and we started talking politics. I left after our purchase realizing that Sam was not only very knowledgeable about the... — Updated 4/20/2020


Edney Knows Value Of Health

We’ve all been bombarded with information (and disinformation, too) in the current COVID-19 crisis, but I think for those of us in western North Carolina, what has come into view is that health care is awfully important. And... — Updated 4/6/2020


Support Edney

I am writing to urge everyone to vote for Sam Edney to represent us in N.C. House District 113. These are trying times as we all do what we can to shield ourselves from the raging coronavirus, but it is also a time to contemplate... — Updated 3/30/2020


Edney Gets It

As we’ve seen at our local stores and businesses, we’re navigating in uncharted health waters. For years, scientists warned us of a possible pandemic. And here in western North Carolina, it’s happening. While we watch as the... — Updated 3/25/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Many Questions Posed At HCA Meeting – Brevard, NC

Editor’s Note: Last Thursday, The Transylvania Times published the first part of an article on a town hall meeting arranged by Gibbins Advisors, a health care consulting firm, in which the Transylvania County community expressed... — Updated 2/17/2020


Saving A Community Center

Congratulations to Lakin Jones and her crew for all their work in sprucing up the Williamson Creek Community Center. The WCCC was set to close, and there was a deadline with the Board of Elections needing a polling place in the... — Updated 2/10/2020


Filing Complete For 2020 Primary – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3, 2020, primary has ended and the contest is set for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, state House and Senate and statewide seats, judicial seats and national races. For the Bo... — Updated 12/23/2019


Filing For 2020 Primary Ends On Friday – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3, 2020, primary continues until noon, Friday, for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, state House and Senate and statewide seats, and national races. As of this Wednesday... — Updated 12/18/2019


Election Filing Continues – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3, 2020, primary continues until noon, Dec. 20, for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, state House and Senate and statewide seats, and national races. As of this Wednesday... — Updated 12/11/2019


Sam Edney Files For House Seat – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County businessman Sam Edney officially launched his campaign to restore responsible government to North Carolina Friday morning at the Board of Elections in Brevard,... — Updated 12/10/2019


News Of Organizations

Transylvania Democratic Men The Transylvania Men’s Club will meet on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Come early for food and fellowship. The guest speaker will be Brevard Democrat Sam Edney candidate for the... — Updated 10/7/2019


Edney To Run Again For N.C. House – Transylvania County, NC

Sam Edney announced Tuesday his 2020 bid for the Democrat nomination for the N.C. House District 113. “I grew up dirt poor in Henderson County,” Edney said in a statement. “I... — Updated 7/31/2019

 By Park Baker    News

Shutdown's Impact Being Felt In Transylvania

Over the weekend, the partial government shut-down surpassed the previous 21-day record and its impacts are being felt in Transylvania County, from trail maintenance on public... — Updated 1/15/2019


Henson, Edwards Win New Terms In Legislature

Republican incumbents N.C. Rep. Cody Henson and N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards retained their seats Tuesday. In Transylvania County, Henson received 8,357 votes to 7,237 votes for his Democratic challenger, Sam Edney. Districtwide,... — Updated 11/7/2018

 By Park Baker    News

Campaign Funding Looked At - Brevard NC

A look at the campaign donations for the N.C. House District 113 race between Democrat Sam Edney and Republican incumbent Cody Henson shows Edney has almost tripled the number of campaign contributions as Henson. Edney, who is... — Updated 11/1/2018


Tired Of Politics

How many times have we heard people say, “I’m so tired of politics, I never want to hear another word about it!” By now we all are tired of being assaulted by ads everywhere — on our TVs, radios, smart phones, the... — Updated 10/31/2018


Time To Clean House

If, like me, you believe that those individuals we elect in our country should be decent, moral, civil, honest individuals whom we can be proud of, then it is time to replace the insiders now in office supporting Donald Trump, who... — Updated 10/29/2018


Edney Has Integrity

Sam Edney, candidate for Legislative District 113, including our county, is a man Transylvania County needs in office. He cares deeply for the well-being of the people and the environment of these beautiful mountains. His... — Updated 10/24/2018


Edney Has Keen Business Sense

N.C. government is a big business, responsible for maintaining and promoting the well-being of all N.C. residents. Public education, safety and health services, for example, are critical and costly. The major way we pay for these... — Updated 10/22/2018


Guest Column: Why We Need A School Bond

We, the undersigned current and past members of the Transylvania County Board of Education, are appealing to our county commissioners and entire community to not only support the school bond referendum with a vote in favor, but to... — Updated 10/18/2018


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