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Challenges Lie Ahead

Congratulations to Jason Chappell, Larry Chapman, Jake Dalton and Teresa McCall on their election to the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners and Tawny McCoy, Richard “Kimzey” Jackson and Ron Kiviniemi to the Transylvania... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Unofficial Local Election Results

All the results are unofficial until Canvass Day. BOARD of COMMISSIONERS Seven candidates – three Republicans, three Unaffiliated candidates and one Democrat – are seeking three seats on the Board of Commissioners. With 15 of... — Updated 11/3/2020

 

Project Empathy: Time To Listen

Nicola Karesh What are you most proud of regarding your neighborhood or community? I came to Transylvania County back in 2015. There are many aspects of the landscape (waterfalls... — Updated 11/2/2020

 

Early Voting Ends – Transylvania County, NC

Early voting ended Saturday in Transylvania County, with 13,018 of the county’s 26,305 registered voters taking part. That number represents 49.49 percent of registered voters in the county. “We’ve heard a lot of great... — Updated 11/2/2020

 

County Commissioner Lemel Joins NCACC To Discuss Issues With U.S. Congress And White House – Transylvania County, NC

On Oct. 7, County Commissioner Page Lemel, who is also a member of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners Board of Directors joined a virtual meeting to swear in members of the 2020-2021 NCACC Board of Directors and conduct... — Updated 10/29/2020

 

Election Guide

In today’s paper readers will find our election guide for 2020. It contains sample ballots, as well as information about voting and polling places. It also contains general... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Discusses Online Teaching – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education discussed online teaching and mental health issues Monday evening. Board member Marty Griffin, who attended the North Carolina School Board Association (NCSBA) Virtual Fall Law Conference... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

Steve Woodsmall Honored For Dedication To Education

Dr. Steve Woodsmall has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

Another Calculated Risk

Next week students in kindergarten through fifth grade will be able to attend Transylvania County Schools and Brevard Academy under Plan A, in which students receive in-person instruction for a regular school day Monday through... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

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... — Updated 10/12/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Academy To Move To Plan A Oct. 19 – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday evening to have grades K-5 transition to Plan A beginning Oct. 19. Elementary school students will attend school Monday through... — Updated 10/12/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Elementary School Students To Return To Classroom – Transylvania County, NC

By a 4-1 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Education voted Monday night for elementary schools in the county to begin operating under Plan A at the end of the first nine weeks. Board member Marty Griffin cast the dissenting vo... — Updated 10/8/2020

 

Virtual Schools Are Inferior

COVID-19 has made some things obvious. One is that face-to-face instruction is far superior to virtual instruction. That acknowledgement undermines the claims made by tech companies and full-time virtual schools, many of which are... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Elementary Schools To Operate Under Plan A

By a 4-1 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Education voted Monday night for elementary schools in the county to begin operating under Plan A at the end of the first nine weeks. Board member Marty Griffin cast the dissenting... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Project Empathy

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... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

County Courthouse Comments And Concerns

We are a volunteer group of Transylvania County residents from diverse backgrounds who care deeply about the future of our community. We came together informally over two years ago after the Board of Commissioners voted to shelve... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Election 2020: Two voting locations in Transylvania County

•When early voting begins on Oct. 15, there will be two locations to cast ballots: Rosman Town Hall and the old Kmart building beside Ingles in Brevard. In last Thursday’s edition, a public service announcement incorrectly... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

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 9/28/2020 Full story

 

Connestee Falls News

Having this space to profile how the committees and clubs of Connestee Falls give back – especially during today's current situation – has been good for my soul. With more than... — Updated 9/24/2020

 

Careful Consideration

Last week when Gov. Roy Cooper announced that school systems could hold full-time classes for kindergarten through fifth grade as early as Oct. 5, some school systems announced immediately they would reopen those grades fully on th... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Wants More Information Before Plan Decision – Transylvania County, NC

The consensus of the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night was to wait until it had received results from a parent survey and received clarification on social distancing on buses before making any decision about... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

State Candidates Take Questions – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's note: The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce hosted a virtual forum for the Board of Education and the Board of Commissioners, which were recently reported on, and... — Updated 9/22/2020

 

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 9/22/2020

 

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

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 9/21/2020 Full story

 
 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

 

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