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Conserving Carolina Hosting A Virtual Celebration On Aug. 24

Join Conserving Carolina from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24, for the 21st Conservation Celebration, a virtual evening full of fun ways to explore and celebrate conservation. An annual event, the Conservation Celebration is... — Updated 8/2/2021


Here's To The Sweetest Thing

It’s easy to agree with the old blues guitarist Mance Lipscomb who said, “Music is the sweetest thing in the world.” Transylvania County residents know how lucky we are to have music as a key part of our identity and... — Updated 7/14/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Music Festival Is Back, But With COVID-19 Still A Factor

The return of the Brevard Music Center’s (BMC) summer festival this weekend marks the first big festival in Transylvania County since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. And though COVID-19 cases are low and vaccines are widely... — Updated 7/12/2021


BMC Set To Host Its Opening Weekend

After the lost year because of COVID-19, the Brevard Music Center is back and will kick off its 85th Anniversary Season this Friday, with an opening weekend followed by... — Updated 7/7/2021


Mountain Song, Music Center Join Forces Again

It cannot be overstated that the past year and a half has been particularly devastating to the live music industry. Concerts, festivals and other special events were cancelled.... — Updated 7/7/2021


BMC Announces More Performances

The Brevard Music Center has announced the addition of six performances to its summer festival. Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Shannon Whitworth and Woody Platt of the Grammy-Award winning Steep Canyon Rangers will give... — Updated 6/9/2021


Guggino, Smith To Release Album

Mike Guggino and Barrett Smith, of the Grammy Award winning Steep Canyon Rangers, are releasing their first full-length album on June 14. "Mia Dolce Farfalla" is a beautiful... — Updated 6/7/2021

 By Ray Tuers    News

Club's Fund Drive Boosted By Donation Pledge

This month, the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is getting a boost in its efforts to honor teachers as part of its annual fund drive. A California woman who grew up in the Southea... — Updated 5/10/2021


Film Will Bring The American Revolution Alive – Brevard, NC

All it took was Sharon Jenkins leaning over to Molly Tartt one day five years ago with this idea: "Why don't we use Debby West's clothing and go into the schools and teach a little... — Updated 3/3/2021


The Music Of River Inspires Restoration – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: Con-serving Carolina provided the following story and photos. There's a place that lived in Woody Platt's imagination long before he set foot there – the place... — Updated 1/27/2021


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


Thankful For Resiliency

2020 has been one of the most difficult years this century. Due to COVID-19, more than 250,000 Americans have died, millions have been unemployed for at least a few months and thousands of businesses have closed. In addition,... — Updated 11/25/2020


Steep Canyon Rangers Nominated For Grammy

Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers today earned a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album for “North Carolina Songbook,” an eight-song collection that weaves a path th... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Glen Cannon Concert Raises Concerns – Transylvania County, NC

Concerns over a three-night concert planned at the former Glen Cannon golf course this Halloween weekend have been “elevated to the state level,” according to Transylvania County Health Director Elaine Russell. “All events... — Updated 10/27/2020


Wrong Time For Concert

Last week we expressed our concern that the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is allowing too few spectators for fall sports. On the other end of the spectrum is a plan by Asheville Music Hall and Harmonia to... — Updated 10/26/2020

 By Dan DeWitt    Features

Rise & Shine's Motown 2020 Event Goes Virtual – Brevard, NC

Rise & Shine/Neighbors in Ministry's annual Motown Memories celebration and fundraiser is moving online, with music, an auction, raffles and more brought to you in your home... — Updated 10/5/2020


Pretty Little Goat To Perform

Pretty Little Goat is known for delivering bluegrass music at its finest. The band will perform a free online concert on Sept. 30 from 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by AARP NC Mountain... — Updated 9/14/2020


Corrections: September 3, 2020

•In the Aug. 31 article “Steep Canyon Rangers Return To The Stage,” The Transylvania Times mistakenly reported that the band’s Aug. 27 concert at the Brevard Music Center was the first time the whole band had been back... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Steep Canyon Rangers Return To The Stage – Brevard, NC

After doing so many shows over the years, Woody Platt said it was "weird" to feel anxious Thursday morning just hours before playing with his fellow Steep Canyon Rangers members at... — Updated 9/1/2020


BMC To Host Steep Canyon Rangers Drive-In Concert Aug. 27

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will host the Grammy-winning progressive bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 8:30 p.m., as they kick off their three-concert... — Updated 8/24/2020


Artists Find Ways To Support One Another-Brevard NC

Though the art community has been marginalized by the pandemic, Kristen Nec-essary, owner of Starfangled Press on West Jordan Street, has brought a social media movement to Brevard... — Updated 6/3/2020

 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Restaurants, Bars Preparing For Phase Two-Brevard NC

Many Transylvania restaurants and bars say they plan to open for dine-in service once Gov. Roy Cooper says the state can move forward with Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening, but they... — Updated 5/20/2020


Transylvania Tomorrow's Grants Having An Impact - Brevard NC

Thirty days into the new Transylvania Tomorrow Small Business Emergency Relief Fund initiative the impact is being felt by businesses across the county, according to a press release. Grants totaling $99,000 have been awarded to 56... — Updated 5/20/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Dollar General Protestors Want Elktoe Study -Brevard NC

At a press conference on Wednesday, the South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) announced its initial steps in legal proceedings pursuant to the Endangered Species Act.... — Updated 5/19/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Dollar General Opposition Lawsuit Moving Forward -Brevard NC

The South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) is moving forward with a lawsuit claiming the construction of the Dollar General on U.S. 276 is a violation of the Endangered... — Updated 5/13/2020


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