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 By John Lanier    News    January 23, 2020

Board Hears Draft School Calendar – Transylvania County, NC

Assistant Superintendent Brian Weaver presented a draft of the school calendar for the 2020-21 school year to the Board of Education Tuesday evening. Weaver said the calendar is aligned with last year, but some teachers preferred starting on Monday,...

 

Latest Sheriff's Office Arrests Reported – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and incidents in December and January. Arrests •Lela Dione Henson, 28, was arrested for felony conditional discharge on Jan. 14. She was placed in the detention center under...

 

Blue Zones Aims For A Healthier Community – Brevard, NC

The environment, the people and policy are fundamental in creating a healthy community, accor-ding to the philosophy of the Blue Zones Project – Brevard (BZPB). And that’s where the BZPB team of Tammy Hopkins, Mark Burrows and Trent Humphreys...

 

St. Philip's ECW Awards Nonprofit Grants – Brevard, NC

The year 2020 is on track to be a busy and joyful one for the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. They have been able to award grants totaling $71,350 to nonprofit groups serving families in Transylvania County. These...

 

Dates To Note For Upcoming Primary Election – Transylvania County, NC

Election day for the 2020 primary is Tuesday, March 3, and will feature a number of local, state and national races. The following are some important dates, according to the Transylvania County Election Center: •Absentee by mail voting began on...

 

Celebration Promotes 'Unity In The Community' – Brevard, NC

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration was held Monday at Brevard College's Porter Center....

 

Farmers' Market Seeks Residents' Input

As we look forward to some great new features at the market in 2020, The Transylvania Farmers’ Market would like to take a moment to thank everyone who supported us in 2019. Our year-round market included a wide variety of vendors offering...

 

Pisgah Film House To Screen Short Films By Local Filmmakers – Brevard, NC

Pisgah Film House and Tamara "Tammy" Hopkins with FilmBrevardNC invite the community to come out for a screening of short films produced by Brevard-area filmmakers. The screenings will be held on Thur...

 

Legal Notices: January 23, 2020

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 20E17 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Charles Sidney Elliott of Transylvania... Full story

 

Schumacher Named Staff Person Of The Year

Blue Ridge registrar Sara Schumacher was recently named recipient of the 2020 North Carolina Community College System Staff of the Year Award. Schumacher was chosen after an application and interview...

 

Balsam Grove News

God’s Way Food Pantry We are no longer able to allow after hours pick-up. The food pantry is held every other Saturday from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. If there is an urgent need, contact a pantry volunteer to arrange to meet you. The next food...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday as award-winning sportscaster Ernie Johnson Jr. will be our special guest speaker. There will be only one service at 11 a.m. All are welcome. Brevard First Baptist Pastor Jeff’s sermon for...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Souper Saturday Cook-Off Mark your calendars and get those recipes ready for the Cedar Mountain Community Center’s Souper Saturday Soup Cook-Off and (new this year) Dessert Cook-Off at 5 p.m., Jan. 25. There will be first-, second- and third-place...

 

Susan Benson Felice

Susan Benson Felice, 66, of Penrose, passed away Jan. 11, 2020. A native of Albany, N..Y, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary Benson. A retired schoolteacher, she was an active...

 

Tommy William Holden

Tommy William Holden, 70, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. He was born Aug. 1, 1949, in Transylvania County, to the late Luther Monroe Holden and Eunice Cathleen Ward Holden. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in dea...

 

Randal Nicholson

Randal Nicholson, 77, of Enumclaw, Wash., peacefully passed away Jan. 4, 2020, at St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma, Wash. He was born in Transylvania County to Clarence and Mildred Nicholson, of Pisgah...

 

Rosman News

Job Fair A Census Job Fair will be held between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Jan. 31, at the Rosman Community Center. The census will pay $17 and hour and 58 cents per mile. Eastatoe Bingo Eastatoe Community Center will be having bingo on Saturday, Feb. 1....

 

Rosenwald News

This is the first that I am writing here for 2020, so a Happy New Year to each and every one of you. I will begin with an invitation that comes via representatives from the NAACP, the Center for...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 20, 2020 

City Facing EPA Scrutiny – Brevard, NC

The N.C. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued several subpoenas to city of Brevard employees to appear before a grand jury, with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte in charge of the investigation, according to a press release...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    January 20, 2020 

Rosman: Water Safe To Drink – Rosman, NC

The water is now safe to drink in the town of Rosman, according to a message on the Rosman Town Hall Facebook page. On Friday, another Facebook post said lightning had struck the town’s water pump and work was underway to fix the break. The...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    January 20, 2020 

TNRC Approves Resolution Supporting Ecusta Trail – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) recently voted on a resolution supporting the concept of the Ecusta Hike/Bike Trail, as well as to elect Stephanie Adams as the chairperson to...

 

Money Raised Will Provide Art Teachers Necessary Supplies – Transylvania County, NC

Visual arts teachers in Transylvania County Schools have been awarded $5,000 for art supplies, according to a Transylvania Community Arts Council press release. A "Holiday Happy Hour and Silent...

 

Pisgah Health Foundation Provides $180,000 In Grants To BRCC – Transylvania County, NC

Blue Ridge Community College recently received $180,000 in grants from the Pisgah Health Foundation. The grant will fund projects to elevate awareness of and increase education of the workforce that provides mental health and substance abuse care in...

 

Wood Carvers At Silvermont Whittle Away – Transylvania County, NC

The Wood Carvers at Silvermont meet from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the first, third and fifth Thursdays of the month....

 

Howard Bradburn Signs With N.C. State

The following briefs are from Thursday, Jan. 22, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. N.C. State bound Howard Bradburn signed his letter of intent to attend the Raleigh institution and play football for the Wolfpack. The 6’2”, 220-pound...

 

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