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Highlands Biological Station Recognized For Education Programs

The Environmental Educators of North Carolina has presented its 2021 award for exceptional environmental education programs to a specialist with Highlands Biological Station, an... — Updated 9/22/2021


Balsam Grove News

Yard Sale There will be a yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center from 8a.m. until noon, Saturday, Sept. 25, 8 a.m. Shoes will be half price, and clothes will be $2 a bag,... — Updated 9/22/2021


Picturing the Past - Long History of Biking In The Mountains

There has been a long history of biking in the mountains of Transylvania County that goes well beyond that of the mountain biking that we think of today. Looking back, we can see... — Updated 9/22/2021


AdventHealth Announces Latest DAISY Award Winner

AdventHealth Hendersonville announced that newest DAISY award winner is Meredith Barten, RN, OCN, for the compassionate care she provides patients who are battling cancer. Barten is a member of the nursing team at the AdventHealth... — Updated 9/22/2021


Quebec News

Molasses This is the time of year that in the past was molasses-making time. The last family in the Quebec community that grew cane and made molasses have long-time passed. The first I remember of making molasses was of my great... — Updated 9/22/2021


Mountain Sun Hires Director Of Learning In Line For Accreditation

Mountain Sun Community School is in the process of acquiring accreditation for its Montessori-based program through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on... — Updated 9/22/2021


SCORE Sponsoring Upcoming Chamber Event

On Sept. 28 SCORE will sponsor the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce Coffee Connections at the Railroad Depot on Railroad Avenue in Brevard. The 8 a.m. event allows chamber... — Updated 9/22/2021


Cathey's Creek News

In the Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center. Services begin at 11 a.m., with a preaching service by the Rev. Pete Lee. Visitors are always welcome. COVID-19... — Updated 9/22/2021


Museum Volunteer Receives Certificate Of Appreciation

Last Wednesday, Veterans History Museum founder and curator Emmett Casciato honored museum volunteer Michael McCarthy with a certificate of appreciation. "Mike does so much for the... — Updated 9/22/2021


Cedar Mountain News

The Village And The Turnpike On Sunday, Sept. 26, Charles Burden, Doug Pace and Patty Stahl will hold a book signing and Q&A session at the Family Life Center Building of Rocky... — Updated 9/22/2021


Lake Toxaway News

Bargain Barn Sign up to participate in the last hurrah for the Bargain Barn this year. We will be clearing out the Bargain Barn on Saturday, Oct. 23. Times to be announced. If you w... — Updated 9/22/2021


Library To Show Film On Moonshine History

Most of what we think we know about moon-shining history is wrong.  That's one of the themes of the Center for Cultural Preservation's new documentary film on regional moonshine... — Updated 9/20/2021

 By Dr.Bob Heyward    Lifestyles 

Mountain Skies Remember To Say, 'Happy Equniox,' This Wednesday

Happy Equinox! At precisely 3:21 p.m. EDT Wednesday afternoon, the sun, in its annual path around the ecliptic, crosses the celestial equator headed south for the fall and winter.... — Updated 9/20/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    Lifestyles 

Blue Zones-Brevard Hosts Anniversary Event

It was a great day for a party as the Blue Zones – Brevard Project held a celebration to recognize the organization's first official anniversary Saturday in downtown Brevard. The... — Updated 9/20/2021


Glancing Back

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Sept. 23, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. •First-Citizens Bank names a local Board of Directors that includes L.J Madden, R. W. Melton, G.T. Perkins, C.W. Pickelsimer, J.R.... — Updated 9/20/2021


At Heritage Museum Gillespie-Whitmire Spinning Wheel On Display

The Appalachian primitive Gillespie-Whitmire spinning wheel was built as a wedding gift for Rebecca Gillespie by her gunsmith father, William Gillespie, when she married William Whitmire about 1837. William Gillespie was the son... — Updated 9/20/2021


Missing The Joy Of Reading A Book From Cover To Cover

Of the many things I miss about my youth, reading a book from cover to cover is up there My 30-year-old knees. My 19-year-old energy. My 5-year-old faith in humanity. The ability to sleep of my 20s and 30s. The smart aleck, whip-cr... — Updated 9/20/2021


UUTC Program To Explore Family Therapy On Sept. 21

This Tuesday, Sept. 21, the Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County (UUTC) will kick off a new series on local people and issues. This first program will explore the field of family therapy with one of the leading lights in... — Updated 9/20/2021


Cedar Mountain News

The Village And The Turnpike On Sunday, Sept. 26, Charley Burden, Doug Pace and Patty Stahl, authors of the book, “The Village and the Turnpike,” will hold an autograph and Q & A session at the Cedar Mountain Community Center... — Updated 9/15/2021


Mountain Heritage Day Announces More Of Schedule

Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Day always combines the best of downhome gatherings, sing-alongs and the county fair into one daylong festival. The free, family fun... — Updated 9/15/2021


SylvanSport Developing Electric Motorhome Line

SylvanSport, the Brevard-based maker of camping trailers and gear, announced the development of a 100% electric motorhome line. To accomplish its vision, SylvanSport has partnered w... — Updated 9/15/2021


Balsam Grove News

Jam Session There will be a jam session at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 18. The menu is baked spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and drink. Food starts at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. Come join us for... — Updated 9/15/2021


Lake Toxaway News

Riverbend RV Resort Brisket Night The Riverbend RV Resort is cooking the meal this Friday, with a a special meal of brisket. Come early. We serve a dinner from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and... — Updated 9/15/2021


Cathey's Creek News

In the Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center, starting at 11 a.m. and includes singing hymns of blessings and a preaching service by Rev. Pete Lee. COVID-19... — Updated 9/15/2021


Blue Zones Recognizes Local Rotary Clubs

The Blue Zones Project in Brevard held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday honoring three area Rotary clubs. The ceremony took place at Pisgah Health Foundation's monthly Friends at 5... — Updated 9/15/2021


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