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 By Alex Perri    News 

Commissioner Candidates Square Off – Transylvania County, NC

Seven candidates seeking three seats on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners went head to head last Thursday night during the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of... — Updated 9/16/2020

 By John Lanier    News 

Plans Call For Modular Units During BHS Construction – Transylvania County, NC

Chad Roberson of the architectural firm Clark Nexsen told the Transylvania County Board of Education at a work session Monday evening the latest design development plans call for the use of modular units during new construction... — Updated 9/16/2020



NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given pursuant to GS 163-33(8) that a general election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in Transylvania County to vote in the following... — Updated 9/14/2020 Full story

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Candidates Agree On Much – Transylvania County, NC

From increasing teacher supplements to providing more behavioral and mental health services for students, the four candidates for the Transylvania County Board of Education agreed... — Updated 9/14/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Dalton, Miller Seeking Commission Seat – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: Last Thursday, the Brevard-Transylvania Chamber of Commerce held its annual candidate forum, but with a difference, reflecting the times – no live audience and... — Updated 9/14/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Board of Education Online Candidate Forum – Transylvania County, NC

The four candidates for the three open seats on the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the challenges facing the school system last Thursday during an online forum... — Updated 9/9/2020


Project Empathy: Time To Listen

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers’ input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through the end of October, The Transylvania Times will... — Updated 9/7/2020


Thomas Jones Awarded Doctorate From MIT

The following briefs are from Thursday, Sept. 10, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. The North Carolina Highway Commission will hold a public hearing Sept. 10, at 1:30 p.m. in the Rosman High School auditorium on the... — Updated 9/7/2020


Virtual Candidate Forum Thursday – Transylvania County, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Candidates Forum from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, virtually, due to COVID-19. The forum will be made available to the public via several options, according to a... — Updated 9/7/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Internet Providers Facing Hurdles – Transylvania County, NC

With the ever-increasing demand for expanded broadband internet service, particularly in rural areas of the county, tele-communications and government officials say they’re doing everything they can to expand the scope of... — Updated 9/7/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Commissioner Candidates Square Off For First Time – Transylvania County, NC

The nine candidates for the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners discussed infrastructure, housing, child care, jobs and other topics during an online candidates’ forum held last Thursday evening. The event was sponsored... — Updated 9/2/2020


Lawmakers Take Questions At Recent Chamber Event

Editor’s Note: Recently, N.C. State Sen. Chuck Edwards and N.C. House Rep. Jake Johnson during a Zoom meeting hosted by the Transylvania and Henderson County chambers of commerce gave legislative update and answered questions. A... — Updated 8/26/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Brevard Academy To Continue With Plan B – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors voted unanimously last Wednesday evening, Aug. 19, to continue operating the school under Plan B. “From what I’ve seen, everything’s going great,” said... — Updated 8/26/2020

 By John Lanier    News

School System Extends Feeding Efforts – Transylvania County, NC

Carolyn Barton, director of child nutrition for Transylvania County Schools, informed the local Board of Education Monday evening of her department’s continuing efforts to reach all students with meals who need them. Barton said... — Updated 8/24/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Board Of Education Approves Budget Resolution – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously passed a budget resolution for the 2020-21 school year last Monday evening. “The resolution is typical for what you see each year; however, the budget is a little atypical... — Updated 8/24/2020


Guiding Our Community Back To School

Teaching everyone takes everyone. And it's the kids that count. These mottos past and present of Transylvania County Schools remind us that even in the midst of a global pandemic, public schools offer every child a chance for a... — Updated 8/20/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Schools Report A Good Start – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris told the local Board of Education Monday evening the first day of school seemed to go well. “Lots of smiling faces. Parents were very excited. The students were very... — Updated 8/19/2020


Service And Leadership: Remembering T.C. Henderson

T.C. Henderson returned to Transylvania County to serve as superintendent of schools for a second time in 1923. In a 1924 report on the state of Transylvania County schools... — Updated 8/17/2020


Public Invited To Blue Zones Project Kickoff – Brevard, NC

The Blue Zones Project invites the community to help celebrate the launch of the Blue Zones Project in Brevard at its kickoff event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22, at... — Updated 8/17/2020


Democrat Siniard On November Ballot – Transylvania County, NC

David Siniard will represent the Democrats on the ballot for the three Board of County Commissioners’ seats open in the November election. He believes his deep roots in... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Students Learn Lessons About Underage Drinking – Brevard, NC

The C.A.R.E. Coalition of Transylvania County, along with the ABC Board of Transylvania County, Brevard College and the Brevard Police Department, recently teamed up to provide... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Hears Updates On Reopening, COVID-19 – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education received an update Monday evening from both Elaine Russell, director of Transylvania Public Health, and Superintendent Jeff McDaris as the school system prepares to open under Plan B this... — Updated 8/13/2020


T.C. Henderson: Insight Into His Early Life As An Educator

Thomas Calhoun Henderson was born Oct. 9, 1871, to George and Millie Henderson. Like his younger brother Charlie, who was featured in last week’s Picturing the Past article, T.C.... — Updated 8/10/2020


Improving Broadband

One reason members of the Transylvania County Board of Education voted to open schools under Plan B is the fact that at least 10 percent of the students do not have reliable internet connectivity. If the schools opened under an... — Updated 8/10/2020


Chamber Of Commerce To Host Candidates Forum Sept. 10 – Transylvania County, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual candidates forum from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10. Due to COVID-19, only candidates will attend the event in person, but it will be made available to... — Updated 8/5/2020


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