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 By Jeremiah Reed    News    November 11, 2019 

College Looking At Claims Of Abuse – Brevard, NC

In response to an anonymous letter published last week in the student newspaper, Brevard College officials announced Friday they are conducting an internal investigation into allegations of abuse by m...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 11, 2019 

Council Approves Center's Design, Budget – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council voted unanimously last Wednesday to approve the design plans and budget for the new 5,000-square-foot Mary C. Jenkins Community Center (MCJCC). During the council's fall retreat,...

 

Brevard's PharmAgra Labs Joins Chinese Company – Brevard, NC

Brevard-based pharmaceutical research and development company PharmAgra Labs is slated to become Raybow USA as the local company joins Raybow Pharmaceutical, a global pharmaceutical chemistry...

 

Christmas Shoeboxes Will Be Collected Nov. 18-25 – Brevard, NC

This month, two sites in Transylvania County will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, N...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 11, 2019 

N.C. State Bar Disbars Local Attorney For Notary Fraud – Brevard, NC

Local attorney Erica Erickson has been disbarred from the N.C. State Bar for “notary fraud.” In September, the State Bar stated that Erickson “knowingly made false statements to the court,” made “false certifications” and failed to...

 

Pause To Remember – Brevard, NC

A Veterans Day celebration was held today at the courthouse gazebo in downtown Brevard. The day is the anniversary of the armistice signing, which ended World War I. (Times photos by Park...

 

Heart Of Brevard Seeking Musicians, Groups For Festival – Brevard, NC

The Heart of Brevard is looking for musicians and groups to perform Christmas music during Twilight Tour. There are several venues and opportunities available. Twilight Tour will be held from 4 p.m....

 

Crop Hunger Walk Estimate Of Giving Is $15K – Brevard, NC

Area residents raised nearly $15,000 by getting donors for their 3.1 mile walk on city streets on the afternoon of Sunday, October 13. Members of churches, civic groups and the community got together...

 

Mountain Roots Plans Fall Feast At Lola's Old Hickory House

Mountain Roots is gearing up to hold its second annual Fall Feast from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 17, at Lola’s Old Hickory House. Last year’s event had a great turnout, and Mountain Roots is hoping to have an even larger event this year....

 

Transylvania Co. Deeds Office To Issue Veteran ID Cards – Transylvania County, NC

For those with a regular, reserve, retired or county veterans ID card (the latter being issued by the Transylvania County Registrar of Deeds), there are discounts available at various businesses in the county. To obtain a county veterans ID card, go...

 

Davidson River Cemetery Acknowledges Veterans – Brevard, NC

The Davidson River Cemetery is one of the oldest, if not the oldest cemetery in Transylvania County. Well over a hundred veterans serving in both war and peace over the past 210 years have been identified and more are being recognized as research...

 

Library Participating In Statewide Pilot Program – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Library is one of 22 libraries statewide selected to participate in an entrepreneurial pilot program running through June 2020. NC IDEA, a private foundation based in Durham, N.C. has an ambitious goal; to educate 100,000...

 

Farmers Can Sign Up Now For Hurricane Relief

Now through Nov. 20, farmers in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Rutherford and Transylvania counties will be able to apply for the NCDA&CS Agricultural Disaster Program. The sign-up period began Nov. 6 and will end on Nov. 20. The N.C. Department of Ag...

 

Special Olympics Competes In Fall Tournament

Transylvania County Special Olympics travelled to Charlotte recently to compete in the state competition, the Fall Tournament. Two soccer teams, one bocce team, and one bocce single made the cut. The...

 

Audio Recordings Of Government Meetings

The Transylvania Times is pleased to provide the most up-to-date recordings from recent government meetings. For a complete listing of recordings, visit https://soundcloud.com/tran...

 

'Women In The Military' Lecture Series Continues

On Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas, Barbara Sterrenberg, U.S. Navy Medical Officer Recruiter, will present the free program, “U.S. Navy Careers.” Sterrenberg...

 

Benchmark Physical Therapy Opens Brevard Outpatient Clinic Clinic

BenchMark Physical Therapy recently opened an outpatient clinic at 102 College Station Drive, Suite 7, in Brevard. The clinic operates from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and can be reached at (828) 966-3129. The clinic offers outpatient...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 7, 2019

Write-In Candidate Dinkins Wins Council Seat – Brevard, NC

A write-in candidate for the Brevard City Council, Geraldine Dinkins, and incumbents Gary Daniel and Maurice Jones were elected on Tuesday for four-year terms, while Kevin Jones missed out. In Rosman,...

 

Annual Festival Adding Wooden Trees To Display – Brevard, NC

It goes without saying the Festival of Trees in December will have plenty of gaily decorated real Christmas trees on display. But this year organizers are adding something new: wooden trees. Two...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    November 7, 2019

Wrongful Death Suit Ends With Not Guilty Verdict – Transylvania County, NC

Seven years after the death of Hank Few, his mother, Donna, had her “day in court” after a week-long trial ended when a Transylvania County Superior Civil Court jury unanimously found the 10 defendants named in her wrongful death lawsuit not...

 

Health Trust Launching Fund To Aid Nonprofits, Others Apply For Grants

The Dogwood Health Trust is launching a leverage fund to help western North Carolina nonprofits, government agencies or collaborations apply for and receive state or national funding from outside the region to support the work of improving health...

 

Farmers' Market Remains Open Even In The Coldest Months – Transylvania County, NC

The days may be cooler and the leaves may be falling, but the Transylvania Farmers’ Market continues with its year-round schedule. They will be open every Saturday during November from 8 a.m. to...

 

Forty-four Local Nonprofits Receive Over $3 Million From WNC Bridge Foundation – Transylvania County, NC

WNC Bridge Foundation announced 44 local nonprofits will be the recipients of the Foundation’s 2019 Impact Grants, with awards totaling $3,341,836. Aligning with the Foundation’s goal of being a catalyst for positive change throughout the 18...

 

Hawkins: Court Decision Is Top Priority – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins said making short-term and long-terms decisions about the courthouse “needs to be at the top of the list” of his board’s priorities. Hawkins made the comments...

 

Nov. 12 AAUW Meeting Will Discuss Democracy Project – Transylvania County, NC

Susan Lefler, president of Democracy Project of Transylvania County, Inc., will share a program about encouraging civic engagement in the community. This session will be at the American Association...

 

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