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To Support Schools Vote Sam Edney

As a former public school teacher, I am very concerned about providing our children with a high quality public education. Our schools are now being underfunded and we need a responsible representative to stand up for public... — Updated 10/17/2018


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... — Updated 10/15/2018


Vote For Sam Edney

Sam Edney, his wife and family, and their ancestors have contributed to life and the economy in our state for generations. The Edneys first arrived in N.C. in 1679! Sam’s great-grandfather purchased land in Henderson County when... — Updated 10/15/2018


Edney Will Uphold Fundamental Truths

We hold these truths to be self-evident… It has become the challenge of our current time to reaffirm the fundamental truths we have shared since the beginning of our republic and to work toward a more effective and responsive... — Updated 10/10/2018


Monarchs and Midterms

As my husband and I finish up another season of raising, tagging and releasing Monarch butterflies, it is hard not to feel a sense of sadness at their declining numbers in North America and the part humans have played in their decl... — Updated 10/8/2018


Edney Supports Public Education

I am registered as an unaffiliated voter, but I am supporting Sam Edney, a Democrat, for state legislature because we both agree on the need to improve North Carolina public education. Since moving to Brevard nearly 15 years ago,... — Updated 10/8/2018


Edney Would Fund Rape Test Kits

Hearing those accusations in Washington of “Why did she wait so long?” must be maddening to thousands of North Carolina women who came forward immediately after their sexual assaults. Funding that would pay to test their rape... — Updated 10/8/2018


Election 2018: N.C. House, Senate - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Candidates for the Board of Education, Transylvania sheriff, Board of Commissioners, and state House and state Senate took part in a candidate forum recently at the library. School board and sheriff candidates... — Updated 10/2/2018


Sam Edney Supports Common Sense Redistricting

Sam Edney is my choice to represent Transylvania County and the rest of District 113 in the North Carolina House of Representatives for his support of the League of Women Voters’ common sense “Fair Maps” approach to... — Updated 10/1/2018


Toxic Floods Could Have Been Avoided

The arrival of Hurricane Florence has been much in the news, but while the recovery efforts are underway, for many people the worst is yet to come. The extensive flooding of rivers in southeastern North Carolina has wreaked... — Updated 9/26/2018


Living Wage Is Essential - Brevard NC

Income inequality is growing in our community and our nation, with devastating effects. I am writing in support of living wages, which I believe are essential to enable hard-working people to lift themselves out of poverty and... — Updated 9/24/2018


Men For Change To Meet Sept. 18

Men for Change of SAFE, Inc., will hold a recruitment discussion from 8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the coffee shop of Pisgah Coffee Roasters at 6283 Asheville Highway in Pisgah Forest. Greg Cathcart, coordinator of... — Updated 8/27/2018


Sam Edney Has Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast

About 70 volunteers and supporters of Sam Edney for North Carolina House joined Edney Monday at Lola's restaurant in Brevard for a Campaign Kick-off breakfast and organizational... — Updated 8/22/2018


Chamber Plans Candidate Forum – Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the library’s Rogow Room. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. with the Board of Education race with candidates Joe Castro, Courtney... — Updated 8/22/2018


N.C. House Candidate Announces Listening Tour

In order to hear from his potential constituents, Sam Edney will hold a series of town-hall meetings across N.C. House District 113, which consists of south Henderson County and all of Transylvania and Polk counties. These events... — Updated 7/2/2018

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Upset At Funding Formula

During their meeting at Brevard High School last Monday evening, some members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed their displeasure regarding the budget process at both the local and state level. Board Chair Taw... — Updated 6/11/2018


Connestee Falls Hosts 15th VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania's 15th Annual Golf Tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts, alike, to fund operational expenses and a tuition... — Updated 5/21/2018


Edney For NC House District 113

Recently I wrote a letter to The Transylvania Times about organ donation. At the time I was thinking about writing the letter, I received a call from Sam Edney. I was not at home and called his cell phone back. I didn’t know him... — Updated 4/18/2018

 By Staff Reports    News

Hemphill, Mahoney Will Square Off Again For Sheriff

Incumbent David Mahoney and William Hemphill will again run for Transylvania County Sheriff, while Kelvin Phillips has not filed for another term on the Board of Commissioners. Filing for the May 8 primaries ended Wednesday. In... — Updated 2/28/2018


Filing For May 8 Primary Ends On Wednesday

Filing for the May 8 primary ends at noon on Wednesday. As of this morning, the following candidates have filed to run in the primaries: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent... — Updated 2/26/2018



Sam Edney has filed to run in the May 8 Democratic Party primary for the N.C. House District 113 seat. A story on page 1A in the Thursday, Feb. 22, edition with the headline “Filing For Local, State and National Races... — Updated 2/26/2018

 By Derek McKissock    News

Filing For Local, State And National Races Continues

As of this Wednesday morning, the following candidates have filed to run in the May primaries: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent Marty Griffin has filed for the Democratic... — Updated 2/21/2018

 By Derek McKissock    News

Filing For May 8 Primary Begins This Monday

Filing for the May 8 primaries, which include races for county commissioner, school board and sheriff, begins at noon, Monday. The filing period ends at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28. Filing for the following contests takes place at... — Updated 2/7/2018

 By Derek McKissock    News

Partisan Board Election Coming

Filing for the May 8 primaries begins Feb. 12 and will include for the first time partisan elections for the Transylvania County Board of Education. As previously reported, in 2016 Chris Whitmire, then state representative for... — Updated 1/15/2018


Edney To Run For State House

Sam Edney, a candidate for the N.C. House District 113, is surveying district voters. “My opponent has failed to listen to the people he serves,” Edney said in a press release. “I want to change that. I want to know from the... — Updated 1/9/2018


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