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Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

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 the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 16, 2019

County Seniors Report Released

It’s probably not news to most county residents that more than a quarter of Transylvania’s population of roughly 34,000 are over 65 years old, with the percentage expected to increase to 31 percent by 2035. But it may not be so well known about...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 13, 2019

Box Derby Will Not Race At Festival

The box derby races will not be held during this year’s White Squirrel Festival, with last year’s accident during a race the apparent reason. Gary Kendrick, one of six people injured on May 27, 2018, during the box derby race, died a few days...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 9, 2019

Nurses: Caregivers Extraordinaire

(Editor’s Note: In honor of National Nurses Week, The Transylvania Times spoke with six nurses from Transylvania Regional Hos-pital covering a realm of topics. All of them are recent DAISY award...

 
 By Michele Pilon    Opinion    May 6, 2019

Nurses Create Positive Outcomes Through Expertise

Typically, the blossoming of spring is in full effect in western North Carolina during the month of May. This is also the month when we get the chance to recognize the caring professionals who make Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) what it is: A f...

 

Mary F. Argus

Mary F. Argus, 94, a pioneer in cancer research, died of pneumonia April 17, 2019, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. An Ohio native, she had lived at College Walk in Brevard for 15 years. She...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Elves Of Brevard Deliver 587 Easter Baskets

The Elves of Brevard delivered 587 Easter baskets to homebound and isolated residents in the community. The Elves used "The Rule of Four S's" to fill the baskets. Each contained something sweet,...

 

TRH Observes Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month and two local urology practitioners are excited to share their knowledge about several bladder issues, including bladder cancer, urinary incontinence and nocturia. Bladder cancer is one of the most common...

 

Pisgah Health Foundation Moves To 'The Keeley House'

Pisgah Health Foundation has a new home for its operations in a house with a lot of history. Centrally located one block from downtown Brevard, the foundation has settled into the newly renovated...

 

Guest Column: TRH Rehab Services Help Patients Live Fully

We often associate emergency services, specialty care, or the latest and greatest new treatments on the horizon for such things as cancer and heart disease with the services that hospitals provide. One service area that can go unsung but is...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 11, 2019

Blue Ridge Health Relocating To French Broad Place

In the near future, the nonprofit Blue Ridge Health will move from its current site on Hospital Drive to a bigger location in the French Broad Place building in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge Health CEO Dr. Richard Hudspeth and Dr. Macy Latter told...

 

Make A Blanket For Project Linus During 'Make A Blanket Week'

Project Linus is a national volunteer organization of people dedicated to providing comfort to ill and traumatized children through the making and distribution of blankets. These blankets can be sewn, crocheted, knitted, quilted and even made of...

 

Donna Byrd Neil

Donna Byrd Neil, 67, died peacefully at her home in Brevard, March 14, 2019, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. A native of Winston-Salem, N.C., she was the daughter of Milton B. Byrd and...

 

James "Jim and Papa" Carroll Lovin

James (Jim and Papa) Carroll Lovin, of Brevard, passed away peacefully at the Elizabeth (Hospice) House in Flat Rock, in the early morning hours of March 15, 2019. He was one of three children, born...

 

Jack Roland McBrayer

Jack Roland McBrayer died peacefully Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Tore's Home in Brevard. Born Jan. 1, 1929, in Fairview, Texas, he was the son of James Marvin McBrayer and Gladys Harper McBrayer. He...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 21, 2019

Testing Reporting Delays Affect Student Placement

Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the challenges of placing students in summer learning programs and fall classes due to delays in state reporting of standardized test scores. Brian Weaver, assistant superintendent...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 21, 2019

Broadband Feedback Needed

More choices for broadband Internet access may be coming to Transylvania County in the near future but more local feedback on the subject is needed. Sara Nichols, a Land of Sky Regional Council...

 

Red Cross Announces Local Blood Drives

The Red Cross will be holding blood drives during the month of March at the following times and places in Transylvania County: •Thursday, March 21, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Transylvania Regional Hospital, Carlson Confer-ence Room, located at...

 

Guest Column: How Hospital Care Changes Help Patients

The health care industry has gone through sweeping changes during the last 20 years: value-based care has replaced traditional fee-for-service billing, patients have become much more active participants in their own care and the teams who deliver...

 

United Way Thanks Workplace-Giving Teams

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) and its event sponsor, Sunrise Café, served up breakfast and an update on a newly funded program to representatives of workplace-giving agencies on Friday,...

 

John Wiley Pierce

John Wiley Pierce, 74, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. He was born Sept. 8, 1944, in Weldon, N.C. to the late Bixby and Marjorie Dixon Pierce. He was a veteran of the United States...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 4, 2019

Fire Causes Major Damage To Home

A house fire this morning left significant damage to a home in Connestee Falls but no major injuries. Firefighters received a call just before 3 a.m. to the home at 2815 Connestee Trail, according to Connestee Fire Rescue Chief Chase Owen. When...

 

County Faces Challenges

Based on the demographic information presented at a recent Transylvania County Board of Commissioners meeting, this county faces some stiff challenges in the near future. Two of the county’s biggest challenges are an increasingly older population...

 

Thomas Glenn Taylor

Thomas Glenn Taylor, 82, passed away at Transylvania Regional Hospital Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. His mother and father, R.G. and Loee Taylor, and a sister, Betty Taylor Hunter, preceded him in death. He leaves behind his wife of 56 years, Carolyn...

 

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