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 By Alex Perri    Features

Carter: Outdoor Education Needed More Than Ever-Brevard NC

Educators around the country are returning to their schools for the first time in weeks to carry out the chore of cleaning out their classrooms and offices, unsure of when they'll... — Updated 5/11/2020

 

Good Deed

Recently, 8-year-old Kennedy Owen, daughter of Jonathan and Ashley Owen, a third-grade student at Pisgah Forest Elementary, made cards to take to those living at The Oaks of... — Updated 5/4/2020

 
 By Park Baker    Features

Times Photographer Gets Stranded In Kenya Due To Coronavirus

What started as a three week trip to see a female friend in Nairobi, Kenya, has turned into much more than I bargained for. COVID-19 has changed life for all of us, no matter where... — Updated 5/4/2020

 

Brevard Music Center To Host Drive-In Movies-Brevard NC

As soon as it receives approval by local authorities and the North Carolina Governor's office, Brevard Music Center (BMC) will launch Brevard Music Center @ The Drive-In Movies on... — Updated 4/30/2020 Full story

 

Cars Line Up To Provide Birthday Wishes-Brevard NC

A seemingly endless line of cars caravaned on Tinsley Road Tuesday to give Martha Tinsley a drive-by, 90th birthday greeting from a safe distance as she watched with family from... — Updated 4/29/2020

 
 By Ray Tuers    Features

Sarah Rae St. Marie Grows Into Club's Top Job-Brevard NC

Since the day when Sarah Rae St. Marie came to the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club as a bright new face seven years ago, she has grown with the club, climbing up the leadership... — Updated 4/27/2020

 

Picturing The Past: Goat Cart Photos Income Idea For Photographers

After coming across old photographs of children in small wood carts pulled by a goat Kim Anderson and Ian Dunn with the Special Collections Section of the State Archives of North... — Updated 4/27/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    Features

Ann DerGara Named 'Main Street Champion'- Brevard NC

Amid economic hardship in Transylvania in the early 2000s due to the loss of the county's manufacturing industry, internationally recognized artist Ann DerGara, owner of Red Wolf... — Updated 4/24/2020

 

Transylvania County GOP Votes To Provide Aid

During a special virtual meeting, the Transylvania County Republican Party voted to provide monetary support to five local service organizations in support of their many efforts to assist county residents. The following service... — Updated 4/20/2020

 
 By Carol Dodson    Features

Brevard Ballerinas Continue To Dance

While some activities might have come to a sudden halt with the advent of COVID-19 restrictions, the dancers of Brevard Ballet have kept their leotards and ballet slippers on. When... — Updated 4/15/2020

 

Chase Plays Dark Character On Netflix's 'Ozark'

Brevard's own Tyler Chase manifests an intense presence, as well as carries his own weight among a frenetic rhythm of high-octane performances in the third season of the Emmy... — Updated 4/14/2020

 

Picturing The Past: WWNC Radio Hosted Brevard In 1927

WWNC hosted Brevard's first night on the air on Thursday, May 19, 1927 in their Asheville radio studio. The hour long program sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce was comprised of... — Updated 4/14/2020

 
 By Bob Hayward    Features

Mountain Skies: The Moon Passes Three Planets This Week

The Planets They're getting closer! The classical planets are those visible to the naked eye and, thus, seen and named in historical times. Each day four of the five classical... — Updated 4/6/2020

 
 By Matt McGregor    Features

Seniors Stay Connected, Sing And Play Games

From their balconies, patios and driveways, residents of College Walk, the retirement community in Brevard, came out to sing together on Friday in a ritual of connecting, a... — Updated 3/30/2020

 

Glacing Back: Steve Owen And Sharon Frisbee Voted 'Friendliest'

The following briefs are from Thursday, April 2, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Ernest Bowen Turbyfill, age 21, of 136 Oakdale Road in Brevard died in an Asheville hospital Sunday morning as a result of injuries... — Updated 3/30/2020

 

Veterinarians Face Struggles In Helping Pets

Though pets are considered family members for many, the response to coronavirus could marginalize animal care as businesses and services transition into the new territory of... — Updated 3/25/2020

 

Farmers' Market Moving To New Location

While one might expect a farmers' market to hibernate over the winter, that certainly isn't the case with the Transylvania Farmers' Market. Not only is it open year-round, this... — Updated 3/18/2020

 

Picturing the Past: A Brief History Of Women In Transylvania Politics- Brevard NC

In April 1922, Roxie Dunn announced that she was running on the Democratic ticket for county treasurer. In his endorsement, Oat Bryson stated, "Much has been said about the... — Updated 3/16/2020

 

Mountain Skies: The Moon Passes Three Planets This Week

The Planets The visible planets are now separated by hours of darkness in late evening and early morning. As the casual viewer has noticed, Venus has been standing high in the west... — Updated 3/16/2020

 

Girl Scout Troops Create New Baked Delights During Bake Off Contest

The first ever Girl Scout Bake Off was held this past Sunday, March 12 at Blue Ridge Mountain Bakery. Girl Scouts were challenged to create unique new deserts out of a variety of... — Updated 3/12/2020

 

Witness To War Captures 21 Local Veterans' Stories

An interviewer from Witness to War, an organization dedicated to preserving veterans' stories on video, recently interviewed 21 local veterans in Brevard's Veterans History Museum o... — Updated 3/12/2020

 

Connestee Falls News

Scholarship Program Gets Underway The Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program is gearing up for its 2020 fundraising effort, as the various committees that handle the tournaments and other events prepare for the campaign.... — Updated 3/3/2020

 

Brevard Duplicate Bridge Club Sponsoring Column

The Transylvania Times is pleased to announce that the Brevard Duplicate Bridge Club will begin sponsoring a bridge column written by local resident Abe Pallas on the first and... — Updated 2/14/2020

 

More Veterans Wrapped In Quilts Of Valor – Brevard, NC

Eight area veterans received handmade quilts to honor their service in a ceremony at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Sept. 7. Quilts of Valor is a national organization whose members produce hand-made patchwork... — Updated 9/18/2019

 

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