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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 18, 2018 

School Board, County Spar Over Capital Spending

In her recommended budget for the 2019 fiscal year, County Manager Jaime Laughter said all future school system capital projects at $50,000 or more will require school officials to submit draft contracts or purchase orders and then the county would...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 18, 2018 

Charges Filed In Goat Kidnap Case

While not exactly kidnapping, a report of a stolen goat in February on Limousine Lane in Pisgah Forest led to the arrest of an animal rights activist, 36-year-old Wayne Hsiung, on June 7 at the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 18, 2018 

Brevard Academy Reports Healthy Finances

Nick Iosue, vice chair and treasurer of the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors, informed the board at its monthly meeting last Wednesday that by June 30 of this year, the school’s fund balance will be close to...

 
 News    June 18, 2018 

Wayfinding Signs Placed In Key Spots Around County

New wayfinding signs are appearing all over Transylvania County thanks to grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the county's Tourism Development Authority (TDA). The project was...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 18, 2018 

Panel Extols Buying Local

The importance and benefits of buying local were discussed Thursday during a Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce discussion panel in the library Rogow Room. Heath Seymour, Heart of Brevard...

 
 Arts    June 18, 2018 

Winners Announced For Summer Arts Showcase

The Transylvania Art Guild (TAG) has partnered with the Transylvania Community Arts Council to present a Summer Arts Showcase from June 15-July 13. The TC Arts Council will host a public reception on...

 
 Arts    June 18, 2018 

Fourth Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Arts & Culture Celebration

The community is invited to explore art, music and wine at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on June 22 from 5-8 p.m. Thirty-three downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating. Tammy Hopkins at the TC Arts Council...

 
 Arts    June 18, 2018 

TC Arts Council Hosts 46th Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites everyone to enjoy Arts & Culture Celebration from June 22 - July 4. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council, said, “This is a celebration of all arts and culture in Brevard and...

 

Barkers To Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

John and Helen Barker, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 22, 2018. They first met in California in 1966, when he was stationed at George Air Force Base, and she was...

 

Master Gardener: Have You Considered Planting A Fern Garden?

People in the Southeast have learned that there are a variety of ferns that can be successfully grown in the climate of warm moist weather. This is particularly true in Transylvania County, with its abundance of rainfall and prevalence of shade...

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports    June 18, 2018 

Lynch Notches Double-Double In Win

Thanks to a huge performance from Markese Lynch, Carolina Crossover picked up a big win over Sexton Brothers Construction to move to 2-1 on the year in the Transylvania County adult recreation basketball league. Lynch finished with 36 points, 16...

 

Transylvania County To Celebrate Upper French Broad Riverfest June 23 In Rosman

The third annual celebration of Transylvania's Upper French Broad River is coming up this Saturday, June 23. The Transylvania French Broad Stewards, a local volunteer citizens' group, the town of...

 

Vietnam Veterans: Ervin Bridges: Walking, Not Riding, To War

Captain Ervin Bridges spent much of his time in Vietnam struggling through jungles and rice paddies. Bridges remembered lying on the ground during a particularly bloody battle wondering to himself,...

 
 News    June 18, 2018 

UWTC Grants $303,000 For 13 Local Programs

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) announced Friday, June 1, that it will allocate $303,000 of its fiscal 2018-2019 budget to 13 local programs delivered by nonprofit agencies serving Transylvania County. Each funded program addresses local iss...

 

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

 

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 Lutheran Church of... 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

 

Legal Notices: June 18, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18-E-197 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Judith L. Mashburn of Transylvania...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 14, 2018

Public Hearing Held On County Budget

The courthouse, education funding and fire district tax rates dominated Tuesday's public hearing on the proposed $51.2 million Transylvania County general fund budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 14, 2018

Firing Range Planned For City Property

A new open-air firing range for the Brevard Police Department is being built behind the city's water treatment plant off Cathey's Creek Road, and it has two neighbors concerned. Brevard Police Chief...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 14, 2018

Judge Hands Down Prison Sentences After Hearing Pleas

Judge Bradley Letts heard a handful of pleas Monday during the Transylvania County Superior Court term, which lasted just one day. Lana Norton Reese, who pleaded guilty to 14 felony charges, was sentenced to 44 to 66 months in prison. Reese pleaded...

 

Duck Race To Benefit TC Arts Council Youth Programs

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced that ducks are now available to sponsor for the big race on July 4. The Duck Race will be held at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Cree...

 

Dori Freeman Takes Stage At The Library Summer Concert Series

The Transylvania County Library's Summer Concert Series is in gear and the Friends of the Library are proud to host singer-songwriter Dori Freeman this Friday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the library's...

 

Farmers' Market Celebrates Dads

This Saturday, June 16, the Transylvania Farmers’ Market celebrates dads from 8 a.m. to noon, with a Father’s Day Celebration. The morning’s free event includes: •Free treats (cookies by Tastebud Temptations) and free drawings for market...

 

Get Ready, Get Set, Go... To The Best Book Sale In The South Set For Saturday

Book lovers will swoon when the doors to Brevard College's Boshamer Gym open this Saturday at 10 a.m. for the AAUW Book Sale. "Oh my goodness. I had no idea how huge this is and it's all organized....

 

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