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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

 

County Commissioners Still Assessing Fire District Funding – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners will hold a yet-to-be-scheduled board workshop to further discuss the options for funding fire and rescue services in the county. Commissioners reached this decision after hearing a presentation last...

 

Many Questions Posed At HCA Meeting – Brevard, NC

Editor’s Note: Last Thursday, The Transylvania Times published the first part of an article on a town hall meeting arranged by Gibbins Advisors, a health care consulting firm, in which the Transylvania County community expressed frustration with...

 

Foundation Grant Will Help Support Student Teachers In WNC – Transylvania County, NC

The Pisgah Health Foundation recently awarded a $162,217 grant to Western Carolina Community Action to fund a partnership with Brevard College that will help support student teachers in western North Carolina and reduce the waiting list for Early Hea...

 

Brevard Community Church Hosts 'Night To Shine' – Brevard, NC

Brevard Community Church (BCC) was one of over 700 churches around the world that hosted Night to Shine 2020, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, on Friday, Feb. 7. Night to Shine is a prom night...

 

Another Dollar General?

There has been a lot of discussion around the planned Dollar General in Transylvania County at U.S. 276 and Becky Mountain Road. Without rehashing the important issues of floodplain development risks, trout stream pollution, the spoiling of...

 

SCORE Is Ready To Help

Take any activity you enjoy doing every day, and finding out there is someone you could meet, for free, who has already done what you’re doing successfully. That is SCORE, which would be happy to share some ideas to help you and your business or...

 

Flu Cases Taper Off

The following briefs are from Thursday, Feb. 19, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. The number of cases of flu in Brevard and Transylvania County is believed to be tapering off, according to Dr. John Folger, the health officer. School...

 

Irish Tenor Cahill Returns To Brevard

Emmet Cahill, widely regarded as “Ireland’s most exciting young tenor” and star of PBS’s musical stage show Celtic Thunder, is on tour in the United States this spring and bringing his solo...

 

'Double Feature" Has Thrilling Novellas

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Bonnaffons, Amy. “The Regrets.” Some weird bureaucracy is keeping Thomas from “crossing over to the other side,” but as soon as he completes this final 90-day...

 

Library To Host 'Piecing It Together' Puzzle Competition

The Transylvania County Library has announced the return of the puzzle competition. Community members are invited to gather a team of two - four people to test their speed and recognition of shapes and colors. Individual participants can be paired...

 

Charles Sidney "Sid" Elliott

Charles Sidney Elliott passed away Dec. 30, 2019, at home unexpectedly. He and his late wife, Carol, moved to Pisgah Forrest in 2006, where they built their retirement home. He was born in Dallas, Ga., Dec. 23, 1936, to Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Allen...

 

Jessie McCoy Owen Talley

Jessie McCoy Owen Talley, 89, of Salem, S.C., wife of the late R. Clyde Talley, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Cottingham Hospice House. Born April 30, 1930, in Transylvania County, she had...

 

Legal Notices: Feb. 17, 2020

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION, File No. 20E-000044 BEFORE THE CLERK IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BETTY U. BERG DECEASED. NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the... Full story

 

North Fork Festival Celebrates Whitewater Paddling

Transylvania County is blessed with many iconic locations for a lot of different and diverse outdoor experiences. Within the paddling community itself, several creeks and rivers provide many...

 

Trout Unlimited President to Speak at Local Event

Chris Wood, president & CEO of Trout Unlimited (TU), will be the keynote speaker at a late-February event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited, based in Brevard....

 

Victorian Designed Homes Built In Brevard

Waightstill Avery Gash was a son of Leander and Margaret Gash, making him a great-great grandson of Waightstill Avery. Avery had been a lawyer and an officer in the North Carolina militia during the...

 

Pisgah Legal Services To Host Free Domestic Violence Prevention Lunch – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Legal Services will host a free domestic violence prevention lunch and program on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, which is located at 256 E. Main St. in Brevard. Doors for lunch will open at 11:30 a.m. with the program...

 

Public Raises Concerns About Hospital Care – Transylvania County, NC

A health care consulting firm called Gibbins Advisors met with community exasperation at a town hall meeting in Brevard Tuesday regarding what many reported as a reduction in quality of care at...

 

Forest Plan Awaits Public Comment – Transylvania County, NC

On Monday, the U.S. Forest Service released the long-awaited draft of the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan Revision, which has several changes from the current plan, and on Friday the 90-day public...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 13, 2020

Board Of Education Workshop Covers Several Topics – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education discussed topics ranging from the lack of a state budget and a dearth of bus drivers to athletic realignment and elementary school themes at a work session held on Monday, Feb. 3. “There’s no good news...

 

Latests County Jobless Rate Released – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in December was 3.3 percent up from 3.1 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 

2020 Primary Election Candidate Questionnaire

Editor’s Note: The Transylvania Times contacted candidates running in several competitive races in the March 3 primary. The candidates were sent five questions and asked to provide some brief biographical information. GOVERNOR On the ballot in the...

 

A Vote For Anarchy

My name is Velma Owen. I’m an 84-year-old grandmother of seven. I’ve lived in Transylvania County my whole life, and I’m thinking about running a write-in campaign for president of the United States. I read letters in this paper all the time...

 

Rosenwald News

It takes the right kind of carrot to get me out in the night. The rain was still pouring down this past Monday evening. I don't relish driving at night and, yes, I am a bit of a homebody, but the...

 

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