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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


Tickets On Sale For Free Rein's 'Main Event' Oct. 19

Tickets are on sale for "The Mane Event," the annual major fundraising event benefiting Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education. This year's gala takes place from 6... — Updated 10/2/2019


Mountain Song And Community

In his poem “The Road Not Taken,” Robert Frost wrote, “…knowing how way leads on to way.” So it often is in life that one decision influences future decisions and events, far beyond the realm of what one might have origin... — Updated 9/11/2019


Mountain Song Festival Lights Up The Weekend

The annual Mountain Song Festival was held over the weekend at the Brevard Music Center and included Steep Canyon Rangers. The festival is a major fundraiser for the Cindy Platt... — Updated 9/9/2019


Boyz II Men Teams Up With The Steep Canyon Rangers

Steep Canyon Rangers, North Carolina’s multi-Grammy winners, has teamed up with Philadelphia soul legends Boyz II Men and the Asheville Symphony to overhaul the Rangers’ original “Be Still Moses,” which was first recorded... — Updated 9/2/2019


Mountain Song Festival To Offer Eclectic Mix – Brevard, NC

Mountain Song Productions presents the 14th Annual Mountain Song Festival taking place at the Brevard Music Center on Friday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 8. This year's event wil... — Updated 7/16/2019


College To Receive $250,000 Matching Grant

Brevard College recently announced that The Paul and Margaret Porter Foundation in Cleveland County, N.C., has pledged a $250,000 grant over five years to support the Paul Porter... — Updated 6/24/2019


Brevard's Own

This past weekend we attended our 23rd Merlefest and was so very pleased that three of our Brevard Groups played: Pretty Little Goat, Carolina Blue and Steep Canyon Rangers. They all were wonderful. The Rangers were introduced by... — Updated 5/7/2019


Mike & Mike Presents: An Evening Of Bluegrass With Platt And Pruett

185 King Street has announced that tickets for Mike & Mike Presents: An Evening of Bluegrass with Woody Platt and Marc Pruett on Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m., are now available... — Updated 3/13/2019


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