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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 24, 2019 

County Closes Out New Building Project

Efforts are underway to try and recoup some of the costs that caused the construction of the now finished Sylvan Valley Industrial Facility on Ecusta Road to run over its initial budget. During its recent meeting, the Transylvania County Board of...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 24, 2019 

Local Had Many Roles To Play In 'Games Of Thrones'

Transylvania County native Stephen Presley’s ascent to the throne wasn’t accomplished through sword fighting or dragon slaying, but through networking. “Looking back everything has worked...

 

My Two Cents Worth

I just want to add my opinion to the current scandalous behavior. As a retired U.S. Army veteran and current Commander of the Transylvania County Honor Guard, I too, am appalled at the conduct of a Coast Guard veteran during the Memorial Day Parade....

 

Use Schenck As A Model

On June 13, eight students from Schenck Job Corps loaded 30,000 books onto trucks to be moved from storage into the Brevard College gym for the AAUW Book Sale. In 3.5 hours the job was done — 3,700 books per student. These hard-working, responsible...

 
 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...

 
 Arts    June 24, 2019 

Celebrate Summer With Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites the public to enjoy summertime with a walk to the art galleries and shops that stay open late for the June 28 Fourth Friday Gallery Walk. Explore art, m...

 
 Arts    June 24, 2019 

Art Guild Showcase Begins June 28

The Transylvania Art Guild has partnered with the Transylvania Community Arts Council to present their annual Summer Arts Showcase. The exhibit will run at T.C. Arts Council from June 28 through July...

 
 By Michele Handy    Education    June 24, 2019 

BRCC Is Collecting Old Photos To Celebrate 50 Years

Blue Ridge Community College asks local residents to look back through their memorabilia to find photographs that capture the College throughout the 50 years (1969-2019) the college has served the...

 
 Events    

Quilts, 'Bed Turning' On June 27, At Silvermont

The Transylvania Heritage Museum will present quilting in North Carolina and “Bed Turning” at 4 p.m., June 27, at Silvermont in downtown Brevard. The history of quilt making in North Carolina spans four centuries and has been shaped by Tar Heels...

 
 News    June 24, 2019 

Fred And Christie Morse Receive The Golden Elephant Award

The 11th Congressional District Republican Party recently held its Golden Elephant Awards Banquet at the Lake Junaluska Harrell Conference Center in Haywood County. This year’s recipients from...

 

In July: Free Workshops Offered At Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout July. Online registration...

 

BRCC Career Academy For Educators

Transylvania County elementary, middle and high school teachers, as well as support staff, participated in the 12th Annual Career Academy for Educators from June 10-12. The Career Academy is a...

 

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey, 91, died peacefully June 20, 2019, at Southminster in Charlotte, N.C., after several years of declining health with Alzheimers. The daughter of the late Nancy and Joe...

 

April Lewis Lindsay

April Lewis Lindsay, 66, died June 22, 2019, at her home in Brevard in the comfort of her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Thomas “Toby” Lindsay, and her sons, Alexander...

 

Film Spotlights 'Guardians Of Our Troubled Waters'

Local film maker David Weintraub and the Center for Cultural Preservation premiered its latest film over this past weekend, “Guardians of Our Troubled Waters.” One of Weintraub’s past work,...

 

Picturing The Past: A Tale Of Several Cheese Factories In County

Picturing the Past has featured several Transylvania dairies during National Dairy Month, but did you know that Transylvania County had two cheese factories in the early 1900s? In late 1917,...

 

Legal Notices: June 24, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 19-E-176 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Anna...

 

Telco Community Credit Union Opens Branch In Brevard

On June 12, Telco Community Credit Union opened its ninth branch at 281 Asheville Highway in Brevard. Telco was organized in 1935 to serve the employees of the Southern Bell Telephone System. Today,...

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN...

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s...

 
 News    June 24, 2019 

Audio Recordings Of Government Meetings

The Transylvania Times is pleased to provide the most up-to-date recordings from recent government meetings. For a complete listing of recordings, visit https://soundcloud.com/tran...

 
 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...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019

Public Questions Brevard City Manager's Actions, Firings

During Brevard City Council’s regular meeting Monday, several people addressed City Manger Jim Fatland’s recent military uniform controversy and the subsequent firing of two part-time city fire department employees. As previously reported, the...

 

County Names New Planning, Community Development Director

Jason Stewart of Richmond, Va., has been chosen as the county’s new Planning and Community Development director. Stewart attended Virginia Tech and received a bachelor’s degree in political...

 

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