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Hawkins, Lemel Certified To Appear On Ballot – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins and Vice Chairman Page Lemel have been certified to appear on the ballot for the November general election, according to Director of Elections Jeff Storey. Hawkins and Lemel each obtained in...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 20, 2020 

Teacher Attrition Below State Average – Transylvania County, NC

Assistant Superintendent Brian Weaver informed the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night that teacher attrition in the county is just below the state average and comparable to nearby counties. The attrition rate for Transylvania County...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    February 20, 2020 

Plan Suggests Recreation Alternatives – Pisgah National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for input on how recreation is managed on Forest Service land, with the newly released Pisgah – Nantahala Forest Service Plan Revision. The draft plan includes...

 

Chamber Announces Candidate Forum – Transylvania County, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced the annual Candidates Forum event will take place this year on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Brevard College Porter Center. The chamber wants to give as much early notice as possible of the...

 

Opportunity Zone Changes Sought – Transylvania County, NC

N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) is calling on Congressman Mark Meadows to modify Transylvania County’s Opportunity Zone. The Opportunity Zone tax incentive, enacted into law by Congress as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, offers...

 

City Council To Ask HCA For Meeting – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council will request a face-to-face with HCA, the owners of Mission Health, which includes Transylvania Regional Hospital, as well as the Dogwood Health Trust (DHT). During the council’s regular meeting Monday, Councilwoman Maureen...

 

TVS Exhibition Brings 'JOY' To Arts Council – Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) exhibition “JOY” is an exhibition of drawing, painting, sculpture and craft, featuring artists from the INTERACT program of Transylvania...

 

Debt Falls On Our Children

I would like to thank Rev. Ernie Mills for his letter to the editor published in the Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 issue of The Transylvania Times. Ernie’s letter is entitled “Sell Our Children to Pay our Debts.” Those readers of us who were English...

 

Transylvanians Eligible For Folk School Program

Transylvania County residents are now eligible for half-off tuition for all 2020 classes at John C. Campbell Folk School. The Local Standby program provides full and part-time residents 50 percent...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us for worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery care is provided for birth to age 4. Sunday school for all ages is offered beginning at 9:45 a.m. Brevard First UMC This Sunday is called Transfiguration Sunday...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Women The next monthly meeting of the Transylvania Democratic Women’s Club will be held on Monday, Feb. 24 at the Twin Dragons Restaurant. All five Democratic primary candidates for the U.S. 11th Congressional District (Gina Collias,...

 

Students' Warm Hearts Provide Warm Clothes

"The cold never bothered me anyway" - Elsa, from "Frozen," 2013. Perhaps the cold never bothered Elsa, but for the rest of us, it bites! That's why Brevard High School's Interact Club decided to do...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Studio 276 Sarah Dearbaugh would like to invite the public to her painting classes. There will be a singles Saturday Paint + Sip at Studio 276 Feb. 15, from 4-6:30 p.m.; Monet’s Mimosa Day Paint + Sip Saturday, Feb. 22 at 11 a.m. and a Leap Day...

 

Legal Notices: Feb. 20, 2020

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 20E27 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Willene Moses Beck of Transylvania County,... Full story

 

Marguerite Firestone Baker

Marguerite Firestone Baker, 96, passed away peacefully Jan. 29, 2020, in Palm Harbor, Fla. She was born Sept. 10, 1923, in Wooster, Ohio, to William Alva Firestone and Clara Catharine Dintaman. She is survived by her children, Linda Latherow (Bob...

 

Bret James Stewart

Bret James Stewart, of Brevard, born Aug. 30, 1973, passed away at his home Feb. 17, 2020, at the age of 46. A Transylvania County native, he got his bachelor’s degree in English at Brevard College before going on to get his master’s degree in...

 

Chamber Introduces New Member Services Coordinator

The Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has a recent new addition to the team. Willow Walker began work as the new Member Services coordinator in early January, taking over the position that...

 

How GetSet Transylvania Has Promoted Early Education

GetSet Transylvania is turning heads across the nation, with the gains the collaborative group has made in supporting early education. With all of the attention that has come to the group due to a partnership with Sesame Street in Communities and...

 

ForLikeMinds – Free Online Mental Illness Supporter Community

ForLikeMinds is a free peer support community for people who are affected by mental illness, and for their families and supporters. This intuitive and user-friendly site enables members to connect and communicate one-on-one and in groups to support,...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dunn's Rock Hiker Hits The Appalachian Trail A Dunn's Rock hiker, using the trail name Driker, started his almost 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail hike on Sunday at Amicalola Falls State Park, near...

 

Women's Giving Circle Serves To Support The Community

The colder months in Transylvania County remind the public of the extra need in the county and the importance of leaning on each other in times of hardship, as well as abundance. Pisgah Health Foundations’ Women’s Giving Circle took their...

 

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...

 

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... Full story

 

Local Market Update for Transylvania County - September 2019

New Listings (2018) 67 (2019) 70 Percent Change: + 4.5% Year to date through 9/2018: 726 Year to date through 9/2019: 718 Percentage Change: - 1.1% Pending Sales (2018) 54 (2019) 66 Percent Change: +...

 

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... Full story

 

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