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No. 7 Gallery Features Three Diverse Artists

With the holiday season here memories of past seasons mingle with plans for future times of shared moments with family and friends. Make those moments into memorable times by visiting Number 7...

 

Students Open 'Letters To Self' Years Later

Blue Ridge Community College welcomed almost 300 Brevard and Rosman seventh-grade students to the Transylvania County Campus for the annual Career Day event on Oct. 11. Each year, for more than 15...

 

Bright Venus Passes Jupiter This Weekend

The Planets The big event among the planets in the next two weeks is the conjunction of the two brightest of the planets. Venus, the brightest, has come out from behind the sun and is increasing its...

 

Catholic Church Reviewing Sex Abuse Cases In Western N.C. – Transylvania County, NC

Last week, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte, made up of 46 counties in western North Carolina, including Transylvania, continued a series of information sessions for news media to learn more about its ongoing response to sexual abuse issues...

 

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

 

Turnover Is Harming UNC

For many decades, the University of North Carolina system was the gold standard in the Southeast. Students from other southeastern states would often apply and be willing to pay the out-of-state tuition to attend UNC-Chapel Hill or N.C. State....

 
 By Alex Perri    News    November 14, 2019

Study Looks At River Access – Transylvania County, NC

A new study on access to the French Broad River suggests investing in river “blueway” infrastructure will boost the local economy. The study, which was recently approved by the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners, was written by Rachel...

 

RHS Inducts Eighth Class To Alumni Hall Of Fame

Rosman High School (RHS) inducted five new candidates to the Alumni Hall of Fame on Oct 18. The group represents decades of service to RHS and the community. Sophomore Chesney Perry, who is new to...

 

Cedar Mountain News

WNC Awards Communities of Promise awards were presented to Cedar Mountain, Dunn's Rock and Balsam Grove community centers in Transylvania County at last week's banquet in Asheville. Receiving the...

 

Michner Boots Goal To Win Championship

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Nov. 13, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Due to Brevard Little Theatre being in new quarters this year, it will be necessary for all theatregoers to reserve seats. The new theatre in-the-alley is...

 

'Winter Lights' Holiday Light Show Returns To N.C. Arboretum

The North Carolina Arboretum will once again light up Asheville this holiday season with its sixth annual “Winter Lights” holiday light show. On display nightly, Friday, Nov. 22, through Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, from 6 to 10 p.m., “Winter...

 

Region 8 Western Regional Science Fair Registration To Open Dec. 2

Registration for the 2020 Region 8 Western Regional Science fair will open on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. The dates for this year’s fair will be Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, for grades 3-5 and Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, for grades 6-12. The fair be held at...

 

Blue Devils Don't Get What They Want, Settle For What They Need

The Brevard Blue Devils are exactly where they want to be. And they got there exactly how nobody expected. Everything about Friday’s game against Pisgah was weird. It seemed like the football gods...

 

News of Organizations

A member of the Western North Carolina Chapter of Project Linus, B.J. Winchester, has sponsored a 6-foot Frazier fir tree as part of the Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for the Children’s Center of Transylvania County. Winchester’s tree will be...

 

Health Trust Launching Fund To Aid Nonprofits, Others Apply For Grants

The Dogwood Health Trust is launching a leverage fund to help western North Carolina nonprofits, government agencies or collaborations apply for and receive state or national funding from outside the region to support the work of improving health...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us for worship Sunday. The Rev. Keith Thompson is bringing the message entitled, “Celebrating God’s Faithfulness.” Sunday worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., with Sunday school classes from 9:...

 

Lola "Mae" Glazener

Lola “Mae” Glazener, 88, of Brevard, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. She was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in the Dunn’s Rock Community to the late Houston B. Glazener and Bernice Hogsed Glazener. In addition to her parents, she...

 

Robert Arthur Foster

Robert Arthur Foster, who served for 44 years as a missionary in Japan, tracing a path of ministry from the bustling streets of post-war Tokyo to the rugged northern island of Hokkaido, has died. He...

 

Forty-four Local Nonprofits Receive Over $3 Million From WNC Bridge Foundation – Transylvania County, NC

WNC Bridge Foundation announced 44 local nonprofits will be the recipients of the Foundation’s 2019 Impact Grants, with awards totaling $3,341,836. Aligning with the Foundation’s goal of being a catalyst for positive change throughout the 18...

 

Wagner To Discuss Extending The Growing Season Nov. 12

Many people in this area may think that fresh, locally grown vegetables are not readily available during the winter months. Store offerings can look and taste less than perfect, or they have been transported hundreds of miles to get to dinner...

 

BRCC Helps Students Envision Their Future

The community has seen Blue Ridge Community College's big blue tent at sporting events or Saturday festivals in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge engages in another type of community outreach through the...

 

Judges Make Correct Calls

It should have been no surprise that a panel of three state judges on Monday blocked the current congressional districts from being used in the upcoming election because there is a “substantial likelihood that plaintiffs (the Democratic Party and...

 

Church News

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us for worship this Sunday. Glen Rainsley will be preaching again for our Commitment Sunday. His message will be “Some Table Talk.” Communion will be served at both morning services. Worship services are...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 28, 2019

Board: Grads Will Need Portfolio – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday night unanimously voted to revise Policy 3460 to require students to complete a Career and College Readiness Portfolio to graduate. For several years, the school system has required students to...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 28, 2019

Forest Management Plan Release Date Still Unknown – Transylvania County, NC

It’s still unclear when the long-anticipated new forest management plans for Nantahala-Pisgah national forests will be released, according to Pisgah Ranger District Ranger Dave Casey. During the recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council...

 

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