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Film Will Bring The American Revolution Alive – Brevard, NC

All it took was Sharon Jenkins leaning over to Molly Tartt one day five years ago with this idea: "Why don't we use Debby West's clothing and go into the schools and teach a little... — Updated 3/3/2021


The Music Of River Inspires Restoration – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: Con-serving Carolina provided the following story and photos. There's a place that lived in Woody Platt's imagination long before he set foot there – the place... — Updated 1/27/2021


A Look Back To The Year In News

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between July and December of 2020. Stories from January through December appeared... — Updated 1/4/2021


Steep Canyon Rangers Nominated For Grammy

Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers today earned a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album for “North Carolina Songbook,” an eight-song collection that weaves a path th... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Steep Canyon Rangers Return To The Stage – Brevard, NC

After doing so many shows over the years, Woody Platt said it was "weird" to feel anxious Thursday morning just hours before playing with his fellow Steep Canyon Rangers members at... — Updated 9/1/2020


BMC To Host Steep Canyon Rangers Drive-In Concert Aug. 27

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will host the Grammy-winning progressive bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 8:30 p.m., as they kick off their three-concert... — Updated 8/24/2020


Transylvania Tomorrow Raises $166,500 To Aid Businesses – Transylvania County, NC

In just three months since the inception of this new initiative, the Transylvania Tomorrow Small Business Emergency Relief Fund raised and distributed $166,500 to 93 businesses... — Updated 7/29/2020


The Definition Of Community

In Monday’s paper we ran a story entitled, “Powell Town Rallies Around The River.” The story epitomizes the combined definitions of community as “a group of people living in the same locality” as well as “a group of... — Updated 7/9/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Dollar General Store Lawsuit Settled-Brevard NC

A settlement has been reached between the South Carolina Environ-mental Law Project (SCELP) and the developer (Broadway Group, LLC) of the Dollar General on U.S. 276. According to... — Updated 6/24/2020


See Off News

Last Wednesday, many See Off neighbors were joined by other concerned citizens to gather at the bottom of Becky Mountain to hear more information regarding an investigation into... — Updated 5/20/2020


Transylvania Tomorrow's Grants Having An Impact - Brevard NC

Thirty days into the new Transylvania Tomorrow Small Business Emergency Relief Fund initiative the impact is being felt by businesses across the county, according to a press release. Grants totaling $99,000 have been awarded to 56... — Updated 5/20/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Dollar General Protestors Want Elktoe Study -Brevard NC

At a press conference on Wednesday, the South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) announced its initial steps in legal proceedings pursuant to the Endangered Species Act.... — Updated 5/19/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Dollar General Opposition Lawsuit Moving Forward -Brevard NC

The South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) is moving forward with a lawsuit claiming the construction of the Dollar General on U.S. 276 is a violation of the Endangered... — Updated 5/13/2020

 By Mark Weinstein    Opinion

BMC Festival Still On Schedule

The Brevard Music Center continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 updates and guidance. Our first priority is always to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, patrons, staff and the Brevard community. We are fortunate that... — Updated 3/18/2020


BMC To Present ABBA The Concert On June 27 – Brevard, NC

21st Century Artists will present their hit Abba The Concert tribute show on Saturday, June 27, at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. at Brevard Music Center (BMC). This thrilling concert will be part of the opening weekend... — Updated 2/6/2020


Brevard Music Center Announces New Season – Brevard, NC

For more than 10 weeks this summer, from May until August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) will bring 40,000 music lovers to its campus. Audiences of all ages will have a chance to see... — Updated 1/29/2020


'Hidden Rivers' Film At Pilot Cove A River Clean-Up Benefit

Around 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, a chilly fall wind blew through the amphitheater at Pilot Cove in Pisgah Forest. Over 80 people bundled up along the bouldered rows, seeing... — Updated 11/13/2019


Tickets On Sale For Free Rein's 'Main Event' Oct. 19

Tickets are on sale for "The Mane Event," the annual major fundraising event benefiting Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education. This year's gala takes place from 6... — Updated 10/2/2019


Mountain Song And Community

In his poem “The Road Not Taken,” Robert Frost wrote, “…knowing how way leads on to way.” So it often is in life that one decision influences future decisions and events, far beyond the realm of what one might have origin... — Updated 9/11/2019


Boyz II Men Teams Up With The Steep Canyon Rangers

Steep Canyon Rangers, North Carolina’s multi-Grammy winners, has teamed up with Philadelphia soul legends Boyz II Men and the Asheville Symphony to overhaul the Rangers’ original “Be Still Moses,” which was first recorded... — Updated 9/2/2019


Folkmoot Festival Expands Cultural Programming

As North Carolina's International Folk Festival, Folkmoot has drawn world culture to western North Carolina for 36 years. Folkmoot's mission is to foster the vibrancy of many... — Updated 7/17/2019


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... — Updated 3/13/2019

 By Park Baker    News

Desmelik Family Believes In The Power Of Music - Brevard NC

The Desmelik family believes the power of music unifies and that love heals. That is why Dave Desmelik and his wife, Clare, are hosting a fundraiser on Dec. 9 at The Grey Eagle in... — Updated 11/26/2018


'Mane Event' Gala Raises $37,000 For Programs, Scholarships

Dressed in their Western best, friends of Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education enjoyed a night of food, music, fundraising and fun at the "Mane Event" gala on Oct.... — Updated 10/29/2018

 By Ray Tuers    News

Mountain Song Festival Donates $100,000 To Club - Brevard NC

Producers of the Mountain Song Festival have donated $100,000 to the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, their largest annual donation in the musical event’s history. The festival was established by club supporters 13 years ago to... — Updated 10/11/2018


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