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Commissioners OK Buying Land For Recreation – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Monday voted to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard for recreational uses. During their...

 

United Way Gets $60,000 Loan – Transylvania County, NC

The United Way of Transylvania County recently signed an agreement to receive a $60,000 stop-gap loan from a private citizen to cover recent cash flow challenges, according to a press release. The loan offer came about as a direct result of the annou...

 

Family Place Open House In Rosman Set For Saturday

A grand opening/open house of the Family Place of Transylvania County in Rosman will take place this from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. A ribbon cutting will occur shortly after 1 p.m., with an open house following until 4 p.m. The open...

 

Cantrell Creek Project Completed Thanks To Several Groups – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to celebrate the finishing of the Cantrell Creek project in the Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The Pisgah Conservancy (TPC), Trout...

 

County Marines Celebrate USMC 244th Birthday And Veterans Day – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Marines will jump-start the Veterans Day weekend on Friday, Nov. 8, in the American Legion Hall’s Little Theater wing. The evening, with a cash bar opening at 5:30 p.m., will mark the 244th anniversary of the Marine Corps and...

 

Town Of Rosman Candidate Q&A: Mark Miller

Editor’s Note: Early voting for elections in Brevard and Rosman is underway. The Transylvania Times contacted the candidates running for office to take part in a Q&A. On the ballot are three seats on the Brevard City Council, the Rosman mayor’s...

 

Sheriff Mahoney Shares Learning Experience With VISION Alumni

At a recent gathering of VISION Transylvania alumni at The Cedar Mountain Canteen and Bier Garden, Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney shared how his 2004 VISION experience ignited his desire...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Football And Pinto Beans Come out to the Dunn’s Rock Community Center this evening at 6 p.m. for a fall dinner of pinto beans, cornbread, sautéed cabbage, corn pudding and homemade desserts. At 7 p.m., the award-winning doc-umentary, “Almost...

 

Legal Notices: October 17, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E310 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Thora P. Chilson of Transylvania County,... Full story

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us for worship this Sunday as member Gary Seacat brings the message, “A Journey to Tithing.” Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal offering to help fight hunger in our community. This offering...

 

Power Up! Fundraiser Set For Sunday, Nov. 3

As the weather finally starts turning cooler, Transylvanians look forward to cranking up the heat and curling up in front of the gas logs to enjoy a warm and cozy night at home. People can do that if they are fortunate enough to be able to pay for th...

 

Rotary Club Of Brevard To Create Safe Space For Play

The Rotary Club of Brevard has offered to construct a playground and outdoor study area at El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano of Transylvania County. The project is designed to support the group’s after-school homework club by providing a...

 

Henry Raymond Castle

Henry Raymond Castle, 85, of Etowah, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. He was the son of the late Henry and Alwina Urrey Castle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Castle; one son, Ryan Castle; one daughter,...

 

Thomas Harold Hubbard

Thomas Harold Hubbard, 90, of Brevard, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. He was born in Transylvania County to Leon and Maude McJunkin Hubbard. In addition to his parents, his loving wife...

 

Brevard Youth Cheerleaders Win Big At Local Competition

Recently, the Brevard Youth Football cheerleaders represented Transylvania County at an area competition and came away with a pair of first-place finishes. The Termite and Mite cheerleaders both took...

 

Tutors Learn About Resources For Resiliency

On Monday evening many of our Homework Club tutors and others from the community gathered in the fellowship hall of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church for a presentation by Susanne...

 

Shoebox Gift Recipient Shares How County Residents Are Changing Lives Overseas – Transylvania County, NC

For over 25 years, residents of Transylvania County have been a part of the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child, which helps millions of children in need through gift-filled shoeboxes. Vladimir Prokhnevskiy, who received a shoebox g...

 

Larry Chapman Announces Plan To Run For Board Again – Transylvania County, NC

Larry Chapman announced Monday that he plans to run for the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners in 2020. Chapman, a Republican who served two four-year terms on the board, made his announcement...

 

Price Increase – Transylvania County, NC

Effective Nov. 1, The Transylvania Times will increase the cost of an annual subscription, and the cover price will go up later this year. We know raising prices never makes anyone happy, but before you show up on our doorstep with pitchforks and tor...

 

Blue Ridge To Offer More Continuing Education Classes – Transylvania County, NC

Blue Ridge Community College has several continuing education classes it will begin offering in November. The classes, whihc are as follows, will be held at the Transylvania campus located on the Asheville Highway. Automotive Inspection...

 

City Of Brevard Candidates Q & A: Gary Daniel

Brevard City Council Age: 69 Family: Wife, Diane. Education: Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Wake Forest University. Occupation: General contractor. Held elected office before: Currently...

 

City Of Brevard Candidates Q&A: Geraldine Dinkins

Age: 49 Family: Married to Jacob, and they have a 12-year-old son. Education: Equivalent of Bachelor of Science degree from Switzerland in office administration; American Bachelor of Science degree...

 

City Of Brevard Candidate Q&A: Kevin Jones

Age: 66 Family: Wife, Elda Brown and two stepchildren. Education: Columbia College. Occupation: Retired from General Motors and became a financial advisor with Smith Barney, now Morgan Stanley Wealth...

 

City Of Brevard Candidate Q&A: Maurice Jones

Age: 47 Family: Wife, Allyson; 7-year-old son, Emile; 5-year-old daughter Olivia; twins, Lillian and Pearl, who will be 2 years old in December; and stepson, 25-year-old Tyler Godfrey. Education:...

 

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...

 

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