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Sara Champion Receives The Liston B. Ramsey Award

The Transylvania County Democratic Party has announced that Sara Champion, chair of the Transylvania County Board of Elections, is the recipient of the Liston B. Ramsey Award for Democrat of the Year...

 

Canvass Reveals Reporting Mistake

The recent primary results were made official Friday, with news that a “reporting discrepancy” had occurred and that Will Cathey had edged out Danny Hein for the second Republican Party nomination in the Board of Commissioners’ race. The...

 

Joe Castro Will Be On School Board Ballot

Joe Castro, retired executive director of Smart Start of Transylvania County, will appear on the November ballot as an unaffiliated candidate for the Transylvania County Board of Education. Castro,...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    May 10, 2018

Guice Receives GOP Nod, Brown Defeats Chappell

Editor’s Note: The following results are unofficial and will not be certified by the Board of Elections until May 18. As things stand, David Guice heads to the Nov. 6 general election as one of the two Republican Party nominations for the Board of...

 
 News    May 7, 2018

Whitfield-Cargile Certified As Candidate

Davis Whitfield-Cargile has been certified by the Board of Elections to appear on the ballot in November as a candidate for county commissioner. As an unaffiliated candidate, North Carolina law...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

#3 Precinct Will Use Paper Ballots-Brevard NC

Election day voting at one Transylvania County precinct will be very different this primary, according to the Election Center. The voters in the Brevard #3 precinct who vote at the Transylvania County Rescue Squad – Brevard Unit on Fisher Road —...

 

Henson Could Help Schools

Am I alone in my perception that Transylvania County appears to be subtly attempting to skew our electorate against a “yes” vote on the Transylvania County Schools’ bond referendum this November? At least once a month we have a new batch of...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 23, 2018

West Qualifies As A Commission Candidate

Mike West has qualified as an unaffiliated candidate by petition for the Board of County Commissioners race in November. As of this point, West will challenge two Republicans, who will be chosen in the upcoming May 6 primary, on the ballot for the...

 

Legal Notices For April 12, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA TRANSYLVANIA CO. FILE # 17 CVS 579 IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION IN THE COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA NOTICE OF EXECUTION SALE OF REAL PROPERTY First South Bank, PLANTIFF VS. James B.... Full story

 

Help Unaffiliated Candidate

As some of you know, Transylvania County Board of Education elections are partisan. That means if you are a Democrat or Republican all you have to do is pay your fee and file. But if you are an unaffiliated candidate, you must get 1,008 registered...

 

Legal Notices for April 5, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA TRANSYLVANIA CO. FILE # 17 CVS 579 IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION IN THE COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA NOTICE OF EXECUTION SALE OF REAL PROPERTY First South Bank, PLANTIFF VS. James B.... Full story

 

Legal Notices for March 29, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that Brevard Academy proposes for Federal funding for the... Full story

 

Legal Notices for March 22, 2018

Transylvania County Schools is seeking a qualified firm or individual to provide lawn care services for 9 schools and the Morris Education Center. The initial contract will last from April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019, with the expectation of at le... Full story

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 19, 2018

BRCC Makes Budget Request

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) is seeking an increase in its operating budget for the Transylvania County campus, plus funds to make improvements to the building. Dr. Laura Leatherwood, BRCC’s president, presented the proposed 2018/19 fiscal...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 8, 2018

County Wants Input On Fire Dept. Funding

Property owners in the Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue district currently pay the lowest tax rate in the county — 4.79 cents — for those services, while those in the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue pay the highest — 13.78 cents. The method that determines...

 

Uncontested

The candidate filing period for the upcoming May primaries has closed. Unfortunately, in three of the eight races on the ballot, the eventual winner will be selected in the primary because the Democratic Party has no candidates. No Democrats filed...

 

No Democrats Seek Three Local Offices

The article in the Thursday’s Transylvania Times listing who filed for various elected offices was interesting as well as revealing. The revelation was in showing exactly how weak the Democrat Party is in Transylvania County. No Democrat even...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 1, 2018

Hemphill, Mahoney Will Square Off Again For Sheriff

Incumbent David Mahoney and William Hemphill will again run for Transylvania County Sheriff, while Kelvin Phillips has not filed for another term on the Board of Commissioners. Filing for the May 8 primaries ended Wednesday. In 2014, Mahoney, a...

 

Filing For May 8 Primary Ends On Wednesday

Filing for the May 8 primary ends at noon on Wednesday. As of this morning, the following candidates have filed to run in the primaries: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent Marty Griffin has...

 

Filing For Local, State And National Races Continues

As of this Wednesday morning, the following candidates have filed to run in the May primaries: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent Marty Griffin has filed for the Democratic primary for the Board...

 

Commissioners Hear Department Accomplishments, Goals

Last week during the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting each government department gave its semi-annual report on accomplishments, trends and goals. The first reports were published in this past Thursday’s and Monday’s papers....

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition: C.A.R.E. Members Attend And Present At National Conference

Members of the C.A.R.E. Coalition attended the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) forum in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5-8. CADCA represents the interests of more than 5,000 coalitions fr...

 

Sheriff, Clerk File For Primary

A number of candidates have filed, so far. to run in the May 8 primaries. As of Wednesday morning, the following have filed: •Incumbent David Mahoney has filed for the Republican primary for sheriff. •Incumbent Kristi Brown has filed for the...

 

Ask Us

The redistricting issue in North Carolina raises many questions for voters. When will the decision be final? Will this change where I vote? Will this change what district I vote in? “The Board of Elections wants the voters of Transylvania County...

 

Filing For May 8 Primary Begins This Monday

Filing for the May 8 primaries, which include races for county commissioner, school board and sheriff, begins at noon, Monday. The filing period ends at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28. Filing for the following contests takes place at the Transylvania...

 

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