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 By John Lanier    News    October 18, 2018 

School Board Passes On Flood Insurance - Brevard, NC

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education rejected a quote of $11,104 to provide flood insurance for the bus garage and maintenance building behind the Brevard High School campus. Superintendent Jeff McDaris said insura...

 

Expensive Necklace Is Prize In 'Ocean's Eight'

These new films and television series are now available at the Transylvania County Library: New Films “Adrift.” Tami and Richard fall in love instantaneously and deeply. They are both adventurers and plan to spend their lives together traveling...

 

'Songs Of The Big Outdoors'

Transylvania County Historical Society presents “Songs of the Great Outdoors” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Allison-Deaver House Barn. This is a free family event followed by marshmallow roasting. In her program “Songs of the Big Ou...

 

Local Quilters Showcase Talents

In order to promote and celebrate the art of quilting, the Western North Carolina Quilters Guild (WNCQG) Brevard chapter/Area 5 is sponsoring a quilt show. “Rows of Quilts” will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd located at 22...

 

Raffle Offers 'Trip Of A Lifetime'

So where do you want to go the most? Is it New York, Paris or do you want to build your own $5,000 adventure? The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with Aloha Seven Seas Travel to offer an experience filled fundraiser. The TC Arts...

 

Sesame Street Picks Transylvania County As Initiative Partner - Brevard, NC

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has announced that Transylvania County is the next community selected for Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a...

 

Read Beyond The Labels

In today’s edition of The Transylvania Times, readers will find our Transylvania County Election Guide 2018. It contains questions and answers posed to 16 candidates running for various offices, information on the six proposed state constitutional...

 

Guest Column: Why We Need A School Bond

We, the undersigned current and past members of the Transylvania County Board of Education, are appealing to our county commissioners and entire community to not only support the school bond referendum with a vote in favor, but to become actively...

 

No Property Tax Increases

The June 30, 2005 front page of The Transylvania Times reported that David Guice, who was a county commissioner at that time, voted to increase county property taxes by 12.5 percent. David Guice is again running for county commissioner in this...

 

Thanks For Recycling Stories

I would sincerely like to thank The Transylvania Times and especially Willow Walker for the Recycling 101 article in Thursday, Oct. 4, issue. It makes me very proud of our home town newspaper and even more so our county. We, apparently, are doing mor...

 

Support David Guice

When it comes to voting, most folks are relatively knowledgeable about those candidates running for president, Congress, governor and perhaps some other prominent offices. However, I am always surprised and shocked by the lack of knowledge by highly...

 

A Good List Of Goals

In the Oct. 11 issue of The Transylvania Times, Carter Heyward asked for someone to tell why they were a Republican. At some risk because of the current volatile environment, I will venture a reply. Heyward listed results; I will look underneath at...

 

Free Transylvania Election Guide Featured In The Transylvania Times - Brevard, NC

Be sure to check out in today's edition the free Election Guide, which features Q&As with candidates for Transylvania County Sheriff, Transylvania County Board of Education, Transylvania County Board...

 

How To Avoid Waste in the First Place - Reduction and Reuse - Brevard, NC

Welcome back to our series on waste, recycling, and materials management in Transylvania County. So far, we've examined the landfill and the costs associated with long-term disposal of materials, the...

 

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

 

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

 

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...

 

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... Full story

 

Legal Notices: Oct. 18, 2018

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 18 SP 24 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Edwin D. Davis and Myra L. Davis to Verdugo Trustee Service Corporation, Trustee(s), dated the 14th day of February, 2013, and...

 

Historical Society To Present 'Songs Of The Big Outdoors'

Transylvania County Historical Society presents “Songs of the Great Outdoors” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Allison-Deaver House Barn. This is a free family event followed by marshmallow roasting. In her program “Songs of the Big Ou...

 

Local Quilters Showcase Talents

In order to promote and celebrate the art of quilting, the Western North Carolina Quilters Guild (WNCQG) Brevard chapter/Area 5 is sponsoring a quilt show. “Rows of Quilts” will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd located at 22...

 

Raffle Offers 'Trip Of A Lifetime'

So where do you want to go the most? Is it New York, Paris or do you want to build your own $5,000 adventure? The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with Aloha Seven Seas Travel to offer an experience filled fundraiser. The TC Arts...

 

Church Activities: Oct. 18, 2018

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian Every third Sunday, Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in our community. That will be received this Sunday at both morning worship services. Sunday...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 15, 2018

OCC Returns To Bring Joy In A Box - Brevard NC

When cancer rendered Pat Law ill and confined her to her home, she began to sew. “I only knew that this was something I had to do,” she said, “and I could not stop.” Pat, with the help of her husband, Jim, found a mission in making dresses...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 15, 2018

State Denies School Building Grants - Brevard NC

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction denied a request by Transylvania County Schools for more than $19 million in capital needs grants. Last Monday evening, Graham Wilson of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction sent an...

 

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