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Democrats The Transylvania County Democratic Party announces that Zeb L. Smathers, Canton’s mayor, will be the keynote speaker at its annual convention on March 30 at the Transylvania County Election Center at 150 Gaston St. Doors will open at...

 

Seven Local Professionals Graduate From Homegrown Leaders Program By ARC

Several locals recently graduated from Homegrown Leaders program, a regional leadership and economic development program that develops and supports highly-motivated leaders who are committed to...

 

Legal Notices: March 21, 2019

AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 16 SP 101 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by George L. Aulbach and Gertrude F. Aulbach, (George L. Aulbach and Gertrude F. Aubach, both deceased) (Heirs of George...

 
 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 regional planner, is currently focusing her energy on a...

 
 News    March 21, 2019 

Trail System Supporters Seeking More Volunteers

A new group dedicated to sustaining the riding and walking paths in town, the Friends of the Brevard Area Trails System (BAT), is looking for volunteers Torry Nergart initially identified a need for this type of organization in the city. Nergart is...

 

Kurt Stegle Named New Golf Professional At Connestee Falls

The Connestee Falls Property Owners Association (CFPOA) has announced the hiring of new Head Golf Professional Kurt Stegle to oversee all aspects of the Connestee Falls golf course. Born and raised...

 

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

 

Mercy's Brevard Site To Close For Renovation April 13-23

Mercy Urgent Care Brevard announces the renovation of its current facility at 22 Trust Lane and an expansion of its opening days from five, currently, to seven days a week beginning Wednesday, April...

 

Please, Stop Climbing Over The Wall

Due to human disturbance on Devil's Courthouse at milepost 422.4 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, peregrine falcons have yet to nest this year. Once an annual site for males set on attracting a mate, this...

 

Jerry Samuel Bishop

Jerry Samuel Bishop, 84, of Asheville, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at Mission Hospital. A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Annie O. Bishop. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Patterson Bishop. He...

 

Everyday Education: 'Promise' Fulfilled For Students, Community

Lunch at Rosman High School has just finished and students are milling around the fabrication classroom. One young woman is asking a friend about the position of the antlers on a metal sculpture of a...

 

Get Set Transylvania Hosting A Workshop At Brevard College

Get Set Transylvania will host a workshop Thursday at Brevard College featuring Dr. Mandy Cohen, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) director, alongside Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, the senior vice president of U.S. Social Impact for...

 

Mike & Mike Presents: An Evening Of Bluegrass With Platt And Pruett

185 King Street has announced that tickets for Mike & Mike Presents: An Evening of Bluegrass with Woody Platt and Marc Pruett on Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m., are now available to the general...

 

Louis Daniel "Danny" Johnson

Louis Daniel "Danny" Johnson passed away peacefully Monday, March 11, 2019, in Brevard. He was born Jan. 19, 1935, to Fred Louis and Ruby Jane Hamilton Johnson in Transylvania County. In addition to...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 14, 2019

Sheriff's Office Struggles To Attract Deputies

Out of roughly 28 graduates from a recent basic law enforcement program, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office was able to recruit just one officer. The reason, according to Eddie Gunter, the Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, was that...

 

Legal Notices: March 14, 2019

NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NUMBER 19-CVS-86 CITY OF BREVARD, Plaintiff, vs. ALL HEIRS AT LAW OF MARCUS V. MILLS OR HIS WIFE, MRS. MARCUS V. MILLS, and all...

 

Meteorologist To Speak At Silvermont March 21

Silvermont Opportunity Center will bring Jared Rennie, research meteorologist, to Brevard. Rennie works at the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies (NCICS), housed within NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in...

 

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,...

 

Tarheel Ruggers To Present 'Hooking In The Mountains'

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will partner with the Tarheel Ruggers, a Rug Hooking Guild to present an art exhibit called "Hooking in the Mountains: Traditional to Contemporary" at the TC...

 

Shape Note Singing Workshop Offered

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) is sponsoring a workshop on Shape Note Singing on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. until noon at First United Methodist Church in Brevard. The public and all early American hymn lovers...

 

Legal Notices: March 6, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E59 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Norma J. Clayton of Transylvania County,...

 

Picturing The Past: Railroad Played Huge Role In Expansion Of The County

Editor's Note: We are re-running the Picturing the Past story that ran in the March 4 edition because some of the information was missing. By the 1890s, North Carolina's railroad network covered most...

 

Everyday Education: Smart Start Prepares Children For School

When you mention the organization Smart Start to people, the reaction is often one of familiar confusion. The name sounds familiar. It reminds us of the federally funded child care program Head Start, an organization with whom Smart Start works but...

 

Free Mental Health Seminar To Be Held On March 14

Silvermont Opportunity Center is partnering with Vaya Health in Asheville to provide free seminars to Transylvania County residents. The monthly seminars will be led by a member of Vaya’s Geriatric and Adult Specialty Team, which travels...

 

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