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Three Local Veterans Receive Quilts Of Valor

The quilts just keep on coming - pandemic or no pandemic. Members of the Blue Ridge Chapter of Quilts of Valor presented handmade patriotic quilts to honor three veterans on Nov.... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

A Quarantine Thanksgiving Held In 1918

As we ponder what to be grateful for in 2020, it can serve us well to look back at history. The year 1918 was, believe it or not, far worse than 2020. World War I had claimed an... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

Cathey's Creek News

In the Bible Mission The Rev. Pete Lee leads the worship service of In the Bible Mission every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center. The mission family enjoys good gospel music and fellowship. Visitors are always... — Updated 11/19/2020

 

Balsam Grove News

Yard Sale There will be a yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center’s red building on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Please wear a mask. Everything will be half-price. No breakfast will be served. Proceeds to b... — Updated 11/19/2020

 

Veterans Recognized At Davidson River Cemetery

Commander Howard Thiele of the Transylvania Honor Guard directed the group in a wreath-laying ceremony at Davidson River Cemetery in honor of the veterans there. Several residents... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Police Suspect Arson At Brevard Junior High

The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 19, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Two fires this week at the Brevard Junior High School annex are being investigated by the Brevard Police Department. No damages were... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Balsam Grove News

Yard Sale There will be a yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center’s red building on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8 a.m. to noon. Please wear a mask. Everything will be half-price. No breakfast will be served. Proceeds to... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Dunn's Rock News

Making Lemonade Everyone is aware of the ways this global pandemic has had terrible consequences, but what about the ways our lives have changed that haven’t been all bad? When I... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Cathey's Creek News

Cathey’s Creek Community Center The community and neighbors thank all veterans for all that they have done and for all they do. In The Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Lake Toxaway News

Food Bank The North Toxaway Baptist Church Food Bank will be open this Saturday. It serves the Lake Toxaway, Sapphire and Quebec communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The food bank is located at 51 Slick Fisher Road and is... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Welcome New Neighbors We wanted to introduce ourselves. We are the Kaempfers, and we just moved to Cedar Mountain. My name is Kirt, my wife’s name is Cathy and our daughter’s... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Quebec News

Moving into November has been a nice change thus far from Novembers in the past. This is our month of giving thanks leading into Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 26. One of the things I am so thankful for is seeing all the campaigns signs... — Updated 11/11/2020

 
 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Little River News

What a beautiful scene in Little River valley this weekend. The last of the deciduous trees were boldly displaying their colors among the green pines and the already bare trees.... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

First Armistice Day In Transylvania County

Nov. 11, the date World War I formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, was selected for Armistice Day to honor veterans of World War I. President... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

Ayers Elected Rosman Rescue Squad Captain

The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 12, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Transylvania County suffered its fifth and sixth highway fatalities during 1970 last Saturday night, Nov. 7, when two persons were killed and... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

Happy Birthday, Dottie!

Dottie Tinsley celebrated her 94th birthday on Sunday, greeting friends who participated in a "car parade" by her home to show their love. One friend even got out of his car to... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

Cathey's Creek News

Cathey's Creek Community Center In the Bible Mission didn't meet this past Sunday. The community center was getting ready for the election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. They will be there... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Balsam Grove News

Bingo And Jam Session There will not be any bingo or jam session at the Balsam Grove Community Center for the remainder of 2020. We miss everyone and hope that all of you stay well. Hopefully, we will open back up in March 2021.... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Mars Fading But Not Forgotten

The Planets We are still experiencing that beautiful march of the three visible outer planets in the evening sky. The red planet Mars is well up in the east after sunset. It passed through its opposition and closest approach to... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Library Boards and WCCA News

Library Boards Due to COVID-19 restrictions and to respect the health and safety of staff and board members, and the public, the regular bi-monthly meeting of the Library Foundation Board of Directors and Board of Trustees will be... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Veterans Day A Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at the courthouse gazebo in Brevard at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11. If you plan to attend, we ask that you wear a mask and... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

Willises Celebrating 70 Years Of Marriage

Dr. and Mrs. Russell L. Willis, currently of Concord, N.C., will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 6, 2020. He is a retired minister, having served numerous churches,... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

The History And Future Of Transylvania Co. Farms

Fall is harvest time. Since the first settlers came to the area in the late 1700s agriculture has played a major role in the local economy. Early families grew their own food and... — Updated 11/2/2020

 

Hubbard Upsets McCall To Win Sheriff's Race

The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 5, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Democrats swept six out of eight races in Transylvania County in Tuesday’s general election. Congressman Roy A. Taylor scored the biggest... — Updated 11/2/2020

 

Balsam Grove News

Daylight Savings Time Ends Remember that Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday. Before going to bed on Saturday be sure to turn your clocks back one hour. Also, this is a good time to replace the batteries in your smoke alarms.... — Updated 10/29/2020

 

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