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 By John Lanier    News    September 19, 2019 

County Schools Get Bs and Cs In State Report Card – Transylvania County, NC

“The majority of our schools are B schools,” Missy Ellenberger, curriculum director for Transylvania County Schools, told the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday evening. Five of the county’s eight schools received a B. (Davidson Rive...

 

Brevard Academy Receives B Grade – Brevard, NC

“We are a B school once again,” Ted Duncan, director of Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation, informed the school’s Board of Directors Wednesday evening. The school also met its growth expectations for the 2018-19 school year. Brevard...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    September 19, 2019 

Families Gather For Get Set Dinner, Games – Transylvania County, NC

Families throughout the community gathered Monday night at the library for Get Set Transylvania's family dinner series, a free event designed to bring families together for conversation and fun. The...

 

Cathey's Creek News

Selica United Methodist Church Selica United Methodist Church will have a homecoming service at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 22. Sunday school will be held at the regular time at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Ike...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Tonight’s Dinner And Program We’re in for a treat tonight at Dunn’s Rock Community Center. Keith Parker, whose family goes back generations in this area, will present a program on Dunn’s Rock’s role in county history. Keith will share an...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us at 9:45 a.m., Sunday, for a Christian Speaker’s Forum in Davidson River Fellowship Hall. Dr. James Ragusa, retired NASA engineer, manager and scientist, will tell some of his experiences over 23 years...

 

Malcolm Irving Bevins

Malcolm Irving Bevins, 89, of Brevard, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Born and raised in Burlington, Vt., he was a son of the late Percy Everette Bevins and Florence Shaw Bevins. In...

 

Claude Elmer "C.E." Gillespie Jr.

Claude Elmer “C.E.” Gillespie Jr., 87, of Brevard, died Sept. 16, 2019, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. A native of Transylvania County, born Sept. 30, 1931, he was the son of the late Claude...

 

Legal Notices: September 19, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E252 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Charles Rufus Gravely of Transylvania... 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

 

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

 

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

 

Kids Attend SAFE's Empowerment Camp

In early August, SAFE Transylvania concluded their third year of Empowerment Camp – a week-long day camp for kids who have been exposed to domestic violence and aligned with SAFE's mission to end se...

 

Anchor Baptist Continues Its 30-Year Mission – Brevard, NC

Anchor Baptist Church in Pisgah Forest continues its 30 years of disaster relief assistance for areas impacted by natural disasters, which began with Hurricane Hugo in 1989, and now, Dorian. "We've...

 

County, Alliance To Discuss Future Goals – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins believes it’s time for the county to have a “conversation” with the Transylvania Economic Alliance about future economic development efforts, the county’s “expectations” and whether things are “going in...

 

United Way Celebrates 2020 Workplace Giving Campaign With Newspaper – Transylvania County, NC

United Way of Transylvania County recently celebrated the kick-off of its 2020 workplace giving campaign with staff members of The Transylvania Times. UWTC plans to create more "mini-flash"...

 

Protocols And Practices Harm Dementia Patients

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Danticat, Edwidge. “Every-thing Inside: Stories.” Haitian-born Edwidge Danticat endured family separation at the early age of four and then eight years later had to...

 

Picturing The Past: 'Explore Over 100 Scrapbooks Documenting Transylvania County' At State Digital Site

This week's Picturing the Past article comes from the Digital North Carolina Blog by the staff of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, which features highlights from the collections at...

 

Constance, McJunkin Engagement Announced

Savannah Constance and James McJunkin are pleased to announce their recent engagement. The bride-elect works as a cosmetologist with The Lyons Mane Salon in Enka. The bridegroom-elect is employed...

 

Opening The Academic Smorgasbord To All

There was a time in Transylvania County, in North Carolina and in this nation when if you weren't identified as "gifted and talented" or "AIG," you were relegated to a menu of traditional K-12...

 

Legal Notices: September 16, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E262 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Mary Louise Chapman of Transylvania County,... Full story

 

Ernest Gaines Gilstrap

Ernest Gaines Gilstrap, 92, passed away peacefully in his Easley, S.C., home, to be with our Heavenly Father Sept. 9, 2019. Born in Liberty, S.C., he was one of nine children born to William Henry...

 

Paddling Pisgah: A Backcountry Gem

Pisgah National Forest is known for its greenery and gradient. Cascading creeks weave between a sea of rocky peaks, only interrupted by the occasional gravel road or forest path, yet otherwise this...

 

Library Concert Resumes With Big Sound Harbor

The Transylvania County Library’s Fall Concert Series will resume on Friday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. with Big Sound Harbor. This retro-soul band coalesced around front woman Dulci Ellenberger while...

 

Mountain Song And Community

In his poem “The Road Not Taken,” Robert Frost wrote, “…knowing how way leads on to way.” So it often is in life that one decision influences future decisions and events, far beyond the realm of what one might have originally thought or int...

 

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