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 By Derek McKissock    News    May 20, 2019 

School Board Presents Budget To Commissioners

With a 10.5-cent property tax increase likely to be approved to pay for the $68 million school construction bond, some county commissioners are voicing concerns at the Board of Education’s latest budget request. As previously reported, the school...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 20, 2019 

School Attorney Refutes County Official's Claims

In a letter written to the Transylvania County Board of Education dated May 9, school board attorney Christopher Campbell refuted many of the comments made by Transylvania County Finance Officer Jonathan Griffin regarding the school board’s...

 
 News    May 20, 2019 

AAUW Preparing For 50th Book Sale

Members of the local AAUW Chapter work throughout the year to collect, sort, price and prepare hundreds of boxes of books for its annual book sale. In 2018, the book sale raised more than $28,000 for...

 
 News    May 20, 2019 

Sheila Mooney Chosen As Woman Who Makes A Difference

Since 1996, Brevard AAUW has honored women who, through leadership and willingness to share their knowledge and experience, have had a significant impact in this community. The award is presented at...

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    May 20, 2019 

One Cent More

Last week some members of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners asked Superintendent Jeff McDaris about the school budget. The following are some thoughts about the issues broached by the commissioners.    •The school board has...

 
 Arts    May 20, 2019 

New At The Library: FBI Agent Unlocks Secrets Of Serial Killers

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Hepworth, Sally. “The Mother-in-Law.” Lucy’s mother-in-law Diana has never liked her, and despite Lucy trying for years to win her over, nothing has changed. Diana...

 
 Arts    May 20, 2019 

Library To Begin Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Catch the Reading Bug at your library through the Adult Summer Reading program at Transylvania County Library! Simply come by the Circulation Desk to register beginning Monday, June 3. Then read or...

 
 Arts    May 20, 2019 

Based On O'Keefe Painting, Studios To Host 'Masterful Collaboration'

On May 24, from 5-8 p.m., many downtown artist studios and galleries will join together in the second annual Masterful Collabo-ration, using masterpiece works of the past, familiar to many, as...

 

Blue Ridge To Start Summer Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College has begun enrollment for its summer Continuing Education classes. The classes are as follows: Art Understanding Color meets June 3-July 22 on Mondays from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Registration fee is $60. Pastel Painting meets...

 

Transylvanians Graduate From Blue Ridge

The following students from Transylvania County graduated from Blue Ridge Community College on Saturday, May 11. The students are listed with their program of study. Justin Luke Aiken, college...

 
 Sports    May 20, 2019 

Connestee Falls Hosts Annual VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania’s 16th annual golf tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts alike to fund operational expenses and a tuition scholarship for the leadership program and its high school counterpart, VIZ...

 

Legal Notices: May 20, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E126 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of James Mitchell Anderson of... Full story

 
 By Park Baker    Outdoors    May 20, 2019 

Destination Hike: Upper Bearwallow Falls

This week’s outdoor destination is Upper Bearwallow Falls in Gorges State Park. Bearwallow Creek meets the Toxaway River after flowing five miles through the state park. In that time it drops...

 

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    May 20, 2019 

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

 

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

 
 News    May 20, 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...

 

Legal Notices: May 16, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E107 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Juanita Y. Byrd of Transylvania County,...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 16, 2019

Award Helping 'Cucumber' Get Made

A 2019 film award granted to Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the Transylvania County Arts Council, provides fertile soil to grow an old script - "Cucumber" – into a locally shot movie this...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 16, 2019

County Seniors Report Released

It’s probably not news to most county residents that more than a quarter of Transylvania’s population of roughly 34,000 are over 65 years old, with the percentage expected to increase to 31 percent by 2035. But it may not be so well known about...

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    May 16, 2019

An Advocate For Public Education?

Whenever people are elected to leadership positions, it is part of their job to advocate for their departments and employees so they, in turn, can provide better services to their constituents. For example, Transylvania County Board of Education...

 

Free Workshops Offered At Pisgah Center In June

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education (PCWE) is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of June....

 

Thurston To Perform At Farmers' Market

This Saturday, May 18, will be a morning filled with lots of vendors offering great local produce and products, fun activities for the kids, a celebration of Beef and Dairy Month plus original live music as Laura Thurston plays at the Transylvania...

 

Library Bag Lunch Series To Offer 'What's Old Is New'

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in May with “What’s Old is New,” a series of plays presented by members of Lookinglass Playhouse. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, May 21, in the library’s Rogow Room and is made possible by the...

 

Choral Society Concert Starts At 4

“With a Voice of Singing,” the Transylvania Choral Society Spring Concert will be presented on Sunday, May 19, at the Paul Porter Center on the Brevard College campus. The start time for the concert has been moved to 4 p.m. The program includes s...

 

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