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Deer Track Hosts Halloween Pet Parade

Eighteen enthusiastic costumed residents of Deer Track, a Brevard community of people age 55 and older, and nine costumed dogs paraded through their neighborhood on Monday afternoon... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Features 

Teen's Halloween Display Wows – Brevard, NC

Fifteen-year-old Alex Rivera said this year’s Halloween display is his most ambitious yet. Rivera, who lives on Pine Street, in Brevard, single-handedly decorated his front yard... — Updated 10/28/2020

 

Rich Shares The Halloween Spirit At Wendy's

Transylvania County resident Jon Rich became a devotee of the restaurant chain franchise Wendy's on Asheville Highway a long time ago, but during the COVID-19 epidemic he... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By Ray Tuers    Features

Barbecue Butt Fundraiser Yields A Happy 'October Surprise' For The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club

During the election season an "October surprise" can mean trouble for a politician, but for the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County one brought smiles when... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Features

Christmas Classic Gets A White Squirrel Twist

Looking for something to be joyful about after the Nov. 3 election? Look no further, as retired Transylvania County Schools teacher Louise Stroup is releasing her Transylvania... — Updated 10/26/2020

 

Officials: Celebrate Halloween 'Virtually' This Year

A yearly tradition has seen clustered parades of children and adults in ghoulish garbs walking along leafy sidewalks and at front doors in their panhandling pursuit of candy on... — Updated 10/21/2020 Full story

 

Students Learn About An Owl's Feeding Habits

Last week, Daniel Manget, an education specialist with the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, conducted a class on owls at Brevard Elementary School. Part of the class included... — Updated 10/19/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Features

Public Land Officials Report Record Numbers – Transylvania County, NC

Outdoor recreation is growing even faster in popularity than it already was due to COVID-19, and while many may lament the days of quiet trips to now oft overrun places such as... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

Project Empathy: Time To Listen

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers' input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Fall Color Pops In The Treetops, On Forest Floor – Transylvania County, NC

The fall colors are starting to pop along the Blue Ridge Parkway and the floor of Pisgah National Forest has its own beautiful sights to discover. (Times photos by Sean Trapp and... — Updated 10/12/2020

 
 By Kevin Smith    Features

Rosman High Cheerleaders To Get New Look

When Rosman High School Tiger cheerleaders suit up again in spring 2021, they will have a new look all around. They will sport brand new winter uniforms, but they will also take... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Pet Blessings – Brevard, NC

On Oct. 4, St. Philip's Episcopal Church held a "drive-by blessing of the animals" to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis.... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Project Empathy

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers' input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 10/5/2020

 
 By Dan DeWitt    Features

Rise & Shine's Motown 2020 Event Goes Virtual – Brevard, NC

Rise & Shine/Neighbors in Ministry's annual Motown Memories celebration and fundraiser is moving online, with music, an auction, raffles and more brought to you in your home... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Toni Casciato Remembered And Honored

Alexander Graham Bell once noted: "When one door closes, another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the one that has... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

Project Empathy

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers' input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 9/28/2020

 

Lookout Once Played A Vital Role In Protecting Surrounding Forests

Fire towers once dotted much of North Carolina's landscape. Strategically located, these towers and the men and women who staffed them were the front line of defense in the... — Updated 9/28/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Features

Clint Roberts Releases Debut Single 'Nero's Waltz'

"Welcome to paradise, take off your coat/Well find yourself seated and enjoy the show." With those opening lyrics, Brevard native Clint Roberts introduces fans to the newest... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

Project Empathy

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers’ input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 9/21/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Features

Wildlife Rehabber Retires After Lifetime Of Caring

Jeanette Schmitt’s neighbors are going to miss her dearly now that she’s moved to Asheville in her retirement – her bird neighbors that is. Schmitt recently retired from her 4... — Updated 9/21/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    Features

Community Joins Effort To Combat Childhood Cancer – Transylvania County, NC

Barbary Ritchey knew she was destined to work with the St. Baldrick's Foundation of Transylvania County. When her 12-year-old daughter, Becky, was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic... — Updated 9/18/2020

 

A Day Trip To Balsam Lake In Jackson County

The drive to Balsam Lake is about 45 minutes from Brevard.... — Updated 9/16/2020

 

Project Empathy

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers’ input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 9/14/2020

 

Blue Ridge Gets Semester Off To Good Start

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) welcomed students for the fall 2020 semester on Monday, Aug. 31, with enhanced support and educational options to keep students on track. "The... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

Scientists Tracking The Elusive Hellbender – Transylvania County, NC

Last Thursday was a busy day at Looking Glass Falls. Some people were on vacation, and some were working. (Times Photos by Park Baker)... — Updated 9/7/2020

 

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