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Dr. Robert S. "Bob" Hoeke

Dr. Robert S. “Bob” Hoeke, 86, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Elizabeth House Hospice in Flat Rock. He was born in Birmingham, Ala.  He was a retired professor of...

 

County Sees Increase In Spending By Visitors – Transylvania County, NC

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper recently announced record state-wide visitor spending for 2018 with Transylvania County reaching eighth place in the top 10 largest visitor spending increases at 6.5 percent. Positive spending growth was seen throughout the...

 

Hearing Association Celebrates 7 Years

The next meeting of the Brevard Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will celebrate the accomplishments of this chapter during the seven years of its existence. There have been many meetings, lots of information has been distribu...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian You are invited to worship with us as the Rev. Keith Thompson begins a two-part sermon series on Eternal Life. Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in our community. That...

 

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

 

County Couple Inducted Into Fair's Hall Of Fame – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s Donnie and Kim Reid were inducted Friday by Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler into the N.C. Mountain State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame. Troxler recognized the Reids and Haywood County’s Jim Padgett for their...

 

Ted Duncan Leads Changes At Brevard Academy

As John Maxwell once said, “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” That is exactly what has been taking place on the Brevard...

 

Lady Blue Devils Take First Place At Watermelon Run

Employing a controlled start, a strong middle, and a powerful finish, the Brevard girls’ cross-country team came out victorious at the 14-team Watermelon Run last Thursday. With the mercury bubbling up to 90 degrees in Sylva – and precious...

 

September Is Monarch Month At The North Carolina Arboretum

Every fall, as the air turns cooler and the leaves begin to look like they are ready for a change, the sky is dotted with monarch butterflies. For as long as anyone can remember, they have been...

 

Alison Mary Cheek

Alison Mary Cheek, one of the first women priests in the Episcopal Church and a pioneer in Christian feminist biblical studies, died peacefully Sept. 1, 2019. Born April 11, 1927, in Adelaide,...

 

Joe James Parker

Joe James Parker, 77, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late James Alfred...

 

Free Mental Health Seminar Offered At Silvermont Center

Silvermont Opportunity Center has been partnering with Vaya Health in Asheville for the past three years to bring free mental health seminars to Transylvania County residents. The seminars are led by a member of Vaya’s Geriatric and Adult...

 

Edwards To Run Again For Senate

During a campaign kickoff event Tuesday, N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards announced he would seek re-election for a third term in State Senate District 48, which includes Transylvania County. “Four years ago, I was humbled and honored that the people of...

 

Initiative To Help Brevard Make 'Healthier Choices' – Brevard, NC

Brevard has been chosen as the 50th community to be a Blue Zones Project, an initiative that makes healthy choices easier through permanent and semi-permanent changes to a community’s built environment, policy and social networks, according to a...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Editor's Note: Last week's scheduled Cedar Mountain News was delayed because of technical issues. CMFRD Barbecue The recent BBQ and blood drive was a huge success. Thirty seven pints of blood were...

 

Glancing Back: Two Youths Found After 42-Hour Ordeal

The following briefs are from Thursday, Sept. 4, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. On Friday afternoon, Aug. 29, David Vanaman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vanaman of Clarkston, Mich., was sightseeing at the Toxaway Falls with his parents and...

 

Harry Crawford Corbin

Harry Crawford Corbin, 93, of Hillsborough, N.C., formally of Transylvania and Macon counties, passed away Aug. 28, 2019, in Hillsborough. A memorial service will be held at Union Grove Church Aug....

 

Joe James Parker

Joe James Parker, 77, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late James Alfred...

 

Transylvania County Library Hosts 'Guardians Of Our Troubled Waters'

The Transylvania County Library presents “Guardians of Our Troubled Waters,” a David Weintraub/Center for Cultural Preservation production, in the Rogow Room at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10. What if we could smell our local rivers long before we cou...

 

Master Gardener: Attract Good Bugs To Improve The Landscape

Good Bugs in the Landscape – a presentation by Brevard College Professor, Dr. Maureen Drinkard The word “bugs” often causes us to grimace when we think of creeping insects or stinging hornets. What on earth could be good about any bugs? But in...

 

Elves Sighted In Brevard

Brevard is famous for its white squirrels, but now it has a growing population of elves, and they are not the typical elves that help Santa at the North Pole or Will Ferrell of Hollywood fame. These...

 

Local Business Recognized In Global Wedding Awards

LUXlife magazine has announced the winners of the 2019 Global Weddings Awards, and local business WNC Weddings & Events has been awarded the Best Wedding Planner & Coordinator in the Carolinas. “It’s always exciting to be recognized through an...

 

Time To Talk About Bikes

This Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium, Project Empathy will host “A Time To Talk About Bikes.” It is a timely topic the community needs to address. Bicycling has become a big business in Brevard and...

 

SAR Chapter Explores Battles From Opponents Viewpoint

Military history is normally written from the viewpoint of the victor, not by those defeated in battle. Over the past three months, the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution...

 

Why Do Smart People Make Dumb Mistakes?

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Caputo, Philip. “Hunter’s Moon.” These intricately woven stories create a single picture of the lives of memorable characters living on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula....

 

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