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Frederick Eugene "Gene" McCrary

Brevard loses a native son, Frederick Eugene McCrary, better known as Gene, and by his co-workers as "Mop." Born in Brevard July 5, 1938, to Ellison Kay and Lula Heath McCrary, he was raised in a two...

 

Anglers Worry About Otter Impact - Brevard NC

Local anglers are worried about the increasing impact river otters have on the trout population. Thanks to being captured on camera, otters are cleaning out the deeper holes hiding the bigger fish on...

 

Mystery Author To Present Book At Highland Books

On Tuesday Aug. 21, at 11 a.m., Asheville mystery author J. Marshall Gordon will be presenting his newest book “Malice at the Manor.” What one reviewer called “a fast paced romp” features ex-Naval officer Penny and her precocious C.S.I. wanna...

 

Principal Profiles: Carrie Norris

Carrie Norris Brevard Elementary School 399 Greenville Highway Brevard, NC [email protected] (828) 884-2001 Website: bes.tcsnc.org Twitter/Instagram: @BrevardBees Facebook: Brevard Elementary School...

 

Principal Profile: Scott Strickler

Scott Strickler Rosman Middle School 2770 Old Rosman Highway Rosman, NC [email protected] (828) 862-4286 Website: rms.tcsnc.org Twitter: @ScottAStrickler The transition from a principal of an eleme...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    August 16, 2018 

Senior Playmakers Look To Lead Tigers' Turnaround

When you listen to Rosman head coach Matt Stack talk about his football team, you would never know they were coming off their second straight 2-10 season. From day one, Stack has been at the forefront...

 

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 Janis Allen    Features    August 16, 2018 

Military History Museum Created By Community

(This is part three of an update on Brevard's WNC Military History Museum as it approaches its one-year anniversary at 21 E. Main St. Each part of this series focused on one aspect of the museum's...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 13, 2018

Officials Ponder HCA Deal - Brevard NC

The potential impacts of the Hospital Corporation of America’s (HCA) possible purchase of Mission Health on rural communities were discussed in a recent Facebook Live forum. This is the second part of the question and answer forum, the first of whi...

 

Mountain Heritage Day Presents 2018 Lineup

Mountain Heritage Day, the annual celebration of southern Appalachian culture presented by Western Carolina University, has announced scheduled performers and unveiled a new website for the 2018...

 

Songbirds, Shorebirds And Other Migratory Birds To Benefit From $18 Million In Funding

Each spring, the air fills with the calls of millions of migratory birds making their annual journeys from wintering grounds in the southern hemisphere to breeding grounds in North America. Yet...

 

Speaker To Discuss Trains And Transformation In WNC

Ray Rapp will be the guest speaker for the Transylvania County Historical Society’s August, Sunday History Talk. The free event will be held at the Allison-Deaver House at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Hear this informative and entertaining...

 

Arts Council Of Henderson County Seeks Artists

The Arts Council of Henderson County is making a call for artists to enter Bring Us Your Best XV, an all media visual art exhibition, which will open with an awards reception on Thursday, Aug. 30...

 

Transylvanians In College

Blue Ridge Community College The Transylvania Cattlemen’s Association scholarship has been given to Luke Owen, of Lake Toxaway. Owen recently graduated from Blue Ridge Community College and plans to attend North Carolina State University in the fal...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 2, 2018

John Cochran's Project Reaches The Sky -Brevard NC

John Cochran had always made his own toys, and having grown up in a house with a view of the old Brevard airport when it was active, watching planes land and take off, it makes sense that he eventually built his own plane. “My dad got me a ride on...

 

Willard Lyman Galloway

Willard Lyman Galloway, 70, passed away July 26, 2018, in Ft. Myers, Fla., after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 11, 1948, to Elmer and Wave Galloway, of Rosman, N.C. He graduated...

 

Garris (Gary) Dudley Parker Jr.

Garris (Gary) Dudley Parker Jr., a man with an unending smile, compassion for all, and a dedicated man of faith, family and friends, died peacefully July 16, 2018. He was continually surrounded...

 

T.I.M.E. 4 Real Science Students Conduct Authentic Research

When you think of western medicine, you would not necessarily think of herbs or other plant sources. However, three high school students from rural Brevard believe there are novel sources of natural...

 
 By Janis Allen    Features    August 2, 2018

WNC Military History Museum Celebrates One Year In Current Home

(This is part one of a three-part update on Brevard's WNC Military History Museum as it approaches its one-year anniversary at 21 East Main Street (beside the courthouse). Each part of this series...

 

Share The Fliers

In the last three years, eight people have died at waterfalls in Transylvania County. Several more have died in other areas of western North Carolina. The Transylvania Times, in conjunction with the Transylania County Tourism Development Authority,...

 

Commissioners View Draft Plan For Silvermont Park - Brevard NC

Last week, Transylvania County commissioners heard a presentation on the draft master plan for the Silvermont Park that includes the eventual removal of the tennis and basketball courts at the site....

 

Mission Sale Will Cost Us In Money, Care

There has been a lot of press about how this merger of the Mission Heath Care System with HCA is going to be the best thing since “sliced bread.” The bottom line for any health care recipient is the quality and cost of care. If by HCA’s own...

 

Caudill To Play At Isis Music Hall

Celebrated folksinger, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Ashleigh Caudill, will preform at Isis Music Hall on Aug. 22. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the show will start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10....

 

SECU Members Award $10,000 Scholarships

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) members via the SECU Foundation, presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Kaylin Susanne Lewandowski, a 2018 graduate of Rosman High School, and...

 

CFWNC Awards Scholarships Totaling $540,000

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $540,000 to 103 students in western North Carolina. Sixty volunteers from the community worked to review the applications and select recipients....

 

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