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January Garden Tasks In Transylvania Co.

Fertilizing •If you have them, add wood ashes to the vegetable garden, bulb beds and non-acid loving plants if the pH of the soil is below 6.0. Maximum amount to incorporate per y... — Updated 1/18/2021

 By Joe Russo    Lifestyles 

Operation Ouch: Transylvania Residents Receive Vaccinations For Polio, Part II

Last week's "Picturing the Past," Transylvanians Organize in the Fight Against Polio, Part I, recounted the fight against polio and the fundraising efforts and search for a... — Updated 1/18/2021


Mickey Park To Open In Western Brevard

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Jan. 21, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. Bryant Construction Company has been awarded the contract to build the new post office in Brevard. This modern new building of brick,... — Updated 1/18/2021


Cathey's Creek News

Dot Bryson I was so sorry to hear of Dot Bryson passing away. She was a wonderful person, with a great sense of humor. Dorothy “Dot” Jean Waldrop Bryson passed away on Jan. 4. She was 91 years old. A graveside service was held... — Updated 1/13/2021


Balsam Grove News

God’s Way Food Pantry We are no longer able to allow after-hours pick-up. The food pantry is open every other Saturday from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The next food pantry will be Jan. 23. Drive-thru only. If you are sick or... — Updated 1/13/2021


Quebec News

As I write this, we are 11 days into the New Year of 2021 and it has been almost a month since we celebrated Christmas. What are we looking forward to in 2021? In our house we are looking forward to the COVID-19 vaccine. I... — Updated 1/13/2021


Cedar Mountain News

The Hunger Coalition Of Transylvania County The mission of The Hunger Coalition of Transylvania County is to strengthen the existing food distribution network, engage additional resources to combat hunger and increase access to... — Updated 1/13/2021


John Matheson Teaches Dentistry To Vietnamese

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Jan. 14, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. The local weather bureau reports to us that in spite of the erratic way it came to us this year, our rainfall was normal. The average... — Updated 1/11/2021


Capturing Oral History: More Important Than Ever

We cannot dismiss the value of the oral history that still fills these mountains, if we dare to ask, dare to listen. As my father, Keith Parker, and I wrote to "Stand on Solid... — Updated 1/7/2021


Balsam Grove News

Happy New Year We hope that all of our readers had a happy New Year by being safe and staying home. We hope that 2021 will be a much better year. We just hope that we can get the vaccine and then begin to see things start getting... — Updated 1/6/2021


Lake Toxaway News

North Toxaway Baptist Church Food Bank The North Toxaway Baptist Church Food Bank will be open this Saturday, serving the Lake Toxaway, Sapphire and Quebec communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The food bank is located at 51... — Updated 1/6/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Ruth Burns Whitson was born 94 years ago at Piedmont Camp in Cedar Mountain to Harley and Carrie Burns. Piedmont Camp was a textile mill camp and a summertime mountain retreat for... — Updated 1/6/2021


Cathey's Creek News

2021 Now we have to write 2021. I'm hopeful this year we will not have so much drama in it. Wearing a mask has become a trend and safety precaution. An example that masks work is in... — Updated 1/6/2021


DAR Recognizes Local Organizations

Waightstill Avery Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has recognized Transylvania Heritage Museum and Transylvania County Parks and... — Updated 1/4/2021


Donna Morgan Is First Baby Of The New Year

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Jan. 7, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. Transylvania’s first baby of 1971 arrived at Transylvania Community Hospital at 11:46 a.m. on New Year’s Day, and the little one and... — Updated 1/4/2021


Connestee Falls News

This year taught us how to live life differently, but in spite of the havoc the pandemic wreaked over our world acts of love and kindness were seen everywhere. Strangers came to the... — Updated 12/31/2020


Cedar Mountain News

Happy New Year Linda and I (Christine) send Happy New Year wishes to all Cedar Mountain residents, and all who read this. Hopefully, this coming year will be much greater than 2020. Everyone stay well and safe. We’re looking forw... — Updated 12/30/2020

 By Emma Coye    Lifestyles

Is This The Country The Founders Envisioned?

Our founding fathers envisioned a nation with the unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In addition, as stated in the Declaration of Independence, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all... — Updated 12/30/2020

 By Ray McCall    Lifestyles

Award Winner Coye Is Well-Rounded

Each year the VFW Post 4309 in Brevard conducts an essay contest for both the middle and high school students in Transylvania County. For the middle school students the essay contest is called, “The Patriots Pen” and for the... — Updated 12/30/2020


Taylor, Flynn United In Marriage

Savannah Shannon Taylor and Jared David Flynn were married Oct. 24, 2020 at Cornerstone Community Church in Lake Toxaway, with Rev. Tommy Crocker officiating. The bride is the... — Updated 12/30/2020


See Off News

As the final week of 2020 is drawing to a close, See Off neighbors are taking time to reflect on the events of the year and anticipate some big changes in 2021. Themes of gratitude, loneliness, hope, loss, possibility and uncertain... — Updated 12/30/2020


DAR Ends A Year Of Giving During The Pandemic

The Waightstill Avery DAR Chapter in Brevard recently donated 120 Christmas gift bags to inpatients at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. Included in these bags... — Updated 12/28/2020


First Snow Storm Of Season Hits County

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Dec. 31, edition of The Transylvania Times. Transylvania and the rest of western North Carolina were hit with winter’s first snow storm on Tuesday, and the weatherman says there’s... — Updated 12/28/2020


Balsam Grove News

Christmas Blessings We wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and a blessed and safe New Years. Be sure to stay safe during the holiday and enjoy the season even if we have to not be with family members as we usually do.... — Updated 12/24/2020


Quebec News

Things we all are doing this year for the week of Christmas look very different from what we have done in years past. Usually we are cooking, running out to the grocery store for the things we have forgotten, last minute shopping,... — Updated 12/23/2020


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