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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... — Updated 3/1/2021 Full story

 By Derek McKissock    News

Commissioners Kick Off 2021/2022 Budget Process – Transylvania County, NC

The kickoff of the 2021/2022 budget process, including reports from county departments, was held during the last Transylvania Board of Commissioners’ meeting. County Manager Jaime Laughter told commissioners it was time to look... — Updated 2/15/2021


DAR Recognizes Local Organizations

Waightstill Avery Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has recognized Transylvania Heritage Museum and Transylvania County Parks and... — Updated 1/4/2021


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


Shout Out To Recreation Department

I frequently walk our dogs around the grounds of the Silvermont mansion. Recently I noticed that the American flag flying on the building needed to be replaced, as it was faded and frayed. One phone call to Jared Mull, director of... — Updated 12/9/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Ecusta Trail Still Has Hurdles – Transylvania County, NC

The race to build the Ecusta Trail is now officially on, after Conserving Carolina announced last week it reached an agreement with WATCO Companies over the purchase of the railroad corridor between Hendersonville and Brevard ... — Updated 11/29/2020


A Year Without Football At BHS? It's Happened Before

Football, from midget league to the NFL, is a fall tradition all across America. Fans gather at stadiums, parks, clubs, sports bars, restaurants and in their homes to cheer on “th... — Updated 10/12/2020

 By Derek McKissock    News

Master Planning Of Park Gets OK – Transylvania County, NC

The Board of Commissioners has approved the master planning of the proposed county park on roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in... — Updated 10/7/2020


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

 By Alex Perri    News

Courtine Family, Community Celebrate A 'Hard,' 'Special' Day

Wednesday, Sept. 9, was a "hard" and "special" day, according to Dan Courtine. Courtine was speaking during the ribbon cutting for the Jameson's Joy Memorial Fitness Park, named... — Updated 9/14/2020

 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

 By Derek McKissock    News

Sewer Line Plans For U.S. 64 Moving Along – Transylvania County, NC

The proposed sewer line project from Gaia Herbs, along U.S. 64 to the town of Rosman will not only provide an economic boost to the county, the Transylvania Board of Commissioners believe, but will allow property owners with... — Updated 8/31/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

City Council Discusses Fate Of Tannery Skate Park – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council recently voted to approve a resolution that accepted the Tannery Skate Park as complete and authorized the disbursement of the remaining unspent funds to the Community Focus Foundation Skate Park account, “Sk... — Updated 8/31/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Concrete Skate Park Nearly Finished, Logo Created For Proposed Dog Park

The concrete skate park at the city of Brevard's Sports Complex is expected to be finished this week, while the proposed dog park has a new logo. "We still don't know when (the... — Updated 8/24/2020


Campaign Wants To 'Leave It Better' – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Tourism, through its sustainability committee Transylvania Always, will launch a special "Leave It Better" initiative beginning today. The innovative campaign... — Updated 8/3/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Local Public Lands Under Pressure – Transylvania County, NC

In June, DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) saw an increase of at least 10,000 additional cars visiting its access area parking lots compared to June 2019. Pisgah National... — Updated 7/13/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

State To Study Fees For DuPont-Brevard NC

New legislation coming out of Raleigh this month will look at DuPont State Recreational Forest's finances and study the possibility of enacting user fees in the future. Gov. Roy Coo... — Updated 6/30/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Discusses Complaints About Project Status-Brevard NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council addressed a complaint about city-project progress and heard special presentations. In the Monday, June 8, issue of The Transylvania Times, Aaron Baker, Transylvania Tourism board... — Updated 6/29/2020

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Annual Budget-Brevard NC

On Monday the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $61,041,976 general fund budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. The tax rate will remain at $.636 cents per $100 of valuation, and the fi... — Updated 6/24/2020


County Residents Receive Governor's Award

The N.C. Governor's Volunteer Service Awards, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, is an annual program that recognizes outstanding volunteers in North Carolina. The... — Updated 6/1/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Reopened Retail Businesses Highlight Challenges-Brevard NC

With local businesses slowly reopening their doors over the past two weeks and Memorial Day weekend on the horizon, it's been a challenging process as owners struggle with piecing t... — Updated 5/20/2020

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Business Loan Program-Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners Monday approved providing $150,000 for a new loan program for local small businesses. The loans, which will have to be repaid, have a $10,000 maximum and will be eligible to for-profit businesses... — Updated 5/15/2020


County Faces Significant COVID-19 Financial Impact -Brevard NC

COVID-19’s impact on Transylvania County government’s revenues will be significant but just how much is still unclear. Last week during the Board of Commissioner’s meeting, county officials said the worst-case scenario ... — Updated 4/22/2020


Transylvania County Implementing Social Distancing Measures At Departments-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at... — Updated 3/29/2020 Full story


Counties Take Their Lead From The State-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at... — Updated 3/25/2020 Full story


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