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Dunn's Rock News

Calling All Neighbors Keith Parker recently sent me a hand-illustrated map of the Dunn's Rock Community from 1955. It noted the locations of community home places, and an accompanyi... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

My Pet World: Respect Neighbors' Yards By Keeping Dogs Away From Them

By Cathy M. Rosenthal Dear Cathy, In regard to your response to Howard in Oceanside, N.Y., you said you have never seen a plant die from dogs peeing on it? How about female dogs peeing on your lawn creating burn spots of dead grass... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Pets Of The Week

There are a variety of animals available for adoption at Transylvania County Animal Shelter on the Old Rosman Highway. For more information, call (828) 883-3713.... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Drivers Asked To Join #KeysFreeNC Movement To Curb Impaired Driving

The N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program has a new weapon in its arsenal in the war against impaired driving during the Independence Day holiday – window chalk. "As a show of... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

2020 Census By Candy Gray Perhaps you have noticed the sign at the Cedar Mountain Community Center reminding all of us to complete the 2020 census form. Perhaps you are like me saying, “I already did this,” so why am I getting... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Balsam Grove News

Balsam Grove Community Club Meeting The Balsam Grove Community Club will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, July 6, at the community center. We will be wearing our masks and practicing social distancing. Hope to see you there. Playground The... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

See Off News

Summer is here! We have made it past Solstice and into July. My kids and I have been swimming every chance we get, and I will gladly confess to serving nothing but watermelon for supper one night last week. The gardens are a... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission Join the members of In the Bible Mission every Sunday morning at the Cathey's Creek Community Center, with singing and a preaching service, with Rev. Pete Lee... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

Brevard Foster Families Appreciate Free Night Out Courtesy Of Donors

In the best-case scenarios for charitable giving, the costs are shared and the impact is doubled or tripled. That is exactly what Birmingham-based attorney Lawrence King of... — Updated 7/1/2020

 

McCalls Celebrating 50 Years Of Marriage

Marshall and Sandy McCall, of Brevard, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, June 26, 2020. They were married June 26, 1970. They have one daughter, Lissa Padgett, and two... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Brookshire, Pope Engaged

Laura Brookshire and Earle Pope, of Raleigh, N.C., are pleased to announce their engagement. The couple met while attending graduate school at Appalachian State University. The... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

NCDOT To Suspend Most Lane Closures For July 4th Holiday

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says it will suspend most lane closures on major routes for the July 4th holiday to help ease congestion for travelers. The suspensions are scheduled to begin on the evening of July... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Mayo Clinic Q&A:

Dear Mayo Clinic: My mother is in her 80s and sometimes has trouble swallowing when she’s eating. She says it’s not bothering her much, but I feel like it’s starting to affect how much and how often she eats. Is there... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Picturing The Past: Vintage Postcards Offer A Unique Glimpse Of The Past

Postcards had their heyday in popularity from about 1890 to 1915. There were several factors that contributed to this, including easing of government restrictions, advances in... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Glancing Back: William Cathey To Lead T.C. Henderson

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 2, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Saturday, July 4, will be a holiday in Brevard and Transylvania County with most of the stores being closed. The day will be highlighted in... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Lake Toxaway News

North Toxaway Baptist Food Bank The North Toxaway Baptist Church Food Bank will be open Saturday, June 27, to service the Lake Toxaway, Sapphire and Quebec communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The food bank is located at 51 Sl... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

Balsam Grove News

Meeting The Balsam Grove Community Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 6, at the community center. We will be wearing masks and practicing social distancing. Hope to see you there. Playground The Balsam Grove playground at the co... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

Connestee Falls News

I’ve Got Carolina On My Mind, And In My Heart! “You’re moving where?” my mom asked me over a glass of wine during one of our weekly Sunday visits back while I was still living in Miami, Fla. “Connestee Falls. It’s in... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

From County Shelter: More Pets Are Available For Adoption

The Transylvania County Animal Shelter located at 1124 Old Rosman Highway, is now open. While following safety and limited occupancy guidelines, the lobby is open to the public.... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

Quebec Community News

Community Center News The community club has changed its monthly meeting from the second Thursday to the second Tuesday of each month. The time is 6:30 p.m., starting with a light snack and socializing before the business meeting... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Build A Birdhouse Contest The contest is open to all ages, and birdhouses should be dropped off between 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Cedar Mountain Community... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center, with music and preaching service starting at 11 a.m., with Rev. Pete... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

Foods That Cats And Dogs Should Never Eat

Nutritious diets are essential to long-term pet health. Many well-intentioned pet owners feed their pets foods they believe are nutritious, only to learn that certain foods, even... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Renay Knapp    Lifestyles

Home Canning Demonstration Classes Scheduled

For more than two centuries, food preservation by home canning has been handed down from generation to generation as a means of saving our produce to feed the family during the... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

WCCA To Meet

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc., a nonprofit human services agency administering local, state and federally funded programs for low-income, the elderly and children, will hold its Board of Director’s monthly meeting on... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

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