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 By Nicola Karesh    Lifestyles 

Rosenwald News

This is the first post from Rosenwald News in 2021, so Happy New Year to everyone, inside and outside of our Rosenwald community. This past weekend, if you were not aware of it,... — Updated 1/27/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

Brevard Academy To Pursue Loan For Arts Building – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors unanimously voted last Wednesday to pursue the feasibility of receiving a $1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for an arts building. The... — Updated 1/20/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between July and December of 2020. Stories from January through December appeared... — Updated 1/4/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between January and June of 2020. July through December will appear in Monday's... — Updated 12/30/2020

 
 By Erin Brewton    Education

Brevard Academy: Being Generous, Staying Grateful

Let’s face it, 2020 has really set the bar low. The world seemed to be on a downward spiral of implosion well before the World Health Organization even named COVID-19. While Brevard hasn’t been in the direct line of fire for mo... — Updated 12/28/2020

 

Stella

For the last four decades if you heard someone in Transylvania County say, “I’m going to talk with Stella,” people knew exactly whom they were referring to, Stella Trapp, the longtime publisher and editor of The Transylvania... — Updated 12/22/2020

 

Notice of Bid

The Transylvania County Board of Education has received an upset bid for the purchase of a 2003 Ford Ranger for $2,500. Interested parties may submit an upset bid for no less than $2,675 to: Transylvania County Board of Education... — Updated 12/22/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Board Backs Industry Incentive Grant – Transylvania County, NC

A performance-based incentive grant for a proposed expansion of a local company was approved Monday during the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting. In its first regular meeting, the new board unanimously... — Updated 12/16/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

McDaris Troubled By 'Tier' Decision – Transylvania County, NC

Last Monday evening Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris expressed concerns that reclassifying the county economically from a Tier 2 to Tier 3 county would have a negative impact on both the school system... — Updated 12/14/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Virus: Schools In Good Shape – Transylvania County, NC

Elaine Russell, director of Transylvania Public Health, presented the Transylvania County Board of Education with an update on COVID-19 Monday evening. As of 4 p.m. Monday, Russell... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Notice of Bid

The Transylvania County Board of Education has received a bid for the purchase of a 2003 Ford Ranger for $500. Interested parties may submit an upset bid for no less than $550 to: Transylvania County Board of Education c/o Norris... — Updated 12/7/2020 Full story

 

Peggy Lee Jones Hina

Peggy Lee Jones Hina loved life and her Lord. She was a respected and beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She passed from this earth Dec. 3, 2020, at age 84. She was born... — Updated 12/7/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Hawkins, Lemel Attend Last Board Meeting – Transylvania County, NC

He won’t be on the board next year, but Mike Hawkins believes there is a “chance” Transylvania County commissioners could “have a monumental year of achievement” in 2021. Hawkins made his comments during last week’s reg... — Updated 11/30/2020

 

Dunn's Rock News

An Unsung Hero Randal Lyday has never needed elevating in Carroll Parker's opinion. Ever since taking his agriculture classes and participating in the Future Farmer's of America... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

Sara Anne Cathey

Sara Anne Cathey passed away early Sunday morning, Nov. 15, 2020. She was at her home on Hannah Ford Road, as was her wish, with her family present. Born Feb. 19, 1959, in... — Updated 11/23/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Officials Pay Tribute To Cathey, Wellborn – Transylvania County, NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education paid tribute to Rosman High School teacher Sara Cathey and outgoing board member Alice Wellborn at their meeting Monday... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board OKs Facility Needs Survey – Transylvania County, NC

By a 5-0 vote Monday night, the Transylvania County Board of Education approved its DPI (Department of Public Instruction) Facility Needs Survey. The survey reveals approximately $22.7 million in capital needs for the school... — Updated 11/18/2020

 

Trump Wins County, Biden Wins Country – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Elections completed canvassing of votes on Friday, officially certifying the Nov. 3 general election results in the county. According to the official canvass totals provided, on Election Day 3,474... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Invest More In Public Education

Earlier this month Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris presented the Board of Education with information regarding college and career readiness in the county and state. That information came from... — Updated 11/12/2020 Full story

 

Wellborn Set High Standards

On Nov. 16, Alice Wellborn will end her Transylvania County school board term. She was defeated on Nov. 3, but “defeated” is a bizarre word to apply to this community servant. For four years Alice has worked tirelessly for the... — Updated 11/11/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

New Board Will Look At Mass Gathering Ordinance – Transylvania County, NC

The review and possible changes to the county’s Mass Gathering Ordinance will be handled by the new Transylvania County Board of Commissioners, which will be sworn in early December. During the current board’s regular meeting... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition Celebrates The Success Of Local Alcohol Retail Compliance Checks

One of the ways that the C.A.R.E. Coalition and its partners work to prevent substance abuse and underage drinking in Transylvania County is to support periodic alcohol compliance checks to see if retailers are following the laws a... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

David S. Parker

On Thursday, Oct. 23, 2020, David S. Parker, of Brevard, passed away unexpectedly at his home. He was 76. Born Nov. 28, 1943 at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C., he was the... — Updated 11/4/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

How To Prepare Students

During a work session with the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday evening, Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris discussed preparing students to enter the workforce. McDaris said myFutureNC, a statewide nonpartisan task force... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

Republicans Win In Commissioners' Race

With the unofficial vote count in, Republicans Teresa McCall, Larry Chapman, Jason Chappell and Jake Dalton are set to take seats on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners.... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

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