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Pisgah Fish Camp Celebrates Half A Century – Brevard NC

This year marks the 50th anniversary of landmark, family-owned, local eatery Pisgah Fish Camp. The establishment, founded, owned and operated by the Hawkins family since 1968, will celebrate this...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 13, 2018 

Officials Ponder HCA Deal - Brevard NC

The potential impacts of the Hospital Corporation of America’s (HCA) possible purchase of Mission Health on rural communities were discussed in a recent Facebook Live forum. This is the second part of the question and answer forum, the first of whi...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 13, 2018 

Brevard Academy Board Receives Several Reports - Brevard NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors received several reports at their meeting last Wednesday evening. Board Vice Chair and Treasurer Nick Iosue projected a surplus of $28,000 for the present school year. He said...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 13, 2018 

Children Learn About Summer On The Fly -Brevard NC

While the summer camp season is coming to end, the memories created for most campers will last a lifetime, and for one local camp owner those memories he hopes will instill a sense of wonder, in...

 

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...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 9, 2018

Locals Weigh Tariff Impact -Brevard NC

Some local manufacturers, such as Oskar Blues Brewery, say they are taking a financial hit because of the recent import tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, while others aren’t sure what the long-term impact will be. The import tariffs...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 9, 2018

Officials Discuss HCA Visits – Brevard NC

Although still in the due diligence phase, the impacts of Hospital Corporation of America’s (HCA) possible purchase of Mission Health on rural communities was discussed in a recent Facebook Live forum. Karen Vernon, communications director at...

 

Homeless Advocate Shares Struggles, Redemption - Brevard NC

Brevard resident Eric Edwards knows pain, and he knows defeat. Edwards lost his son, Dylan, to leukemia two years ago, and he turned to substance abuse to cope. He also lost his wife to grief, his home and almost his life – self-medicating with...

 

Law & Order -Brevard NC

The Brevard Police Department reported the following arrests: •Dustin Hendricks, 21, was arrested on Aug. 6 for one felony count of breaking and entering and one felony count of larceny after breaking and entering. He was placed in the county...

 

Sharing House Seeking School Supplies - Brevard NC

Megan Parker of Sharing House reports that nearly half of the expected 600 students have been equipped for school by Sharing House's Back To School program. School begins Aug. 22. "Almost 300 kids...

 

For Local Resident Ted Tawney There Is No Place Like Home - Brevard NC

It’s a full-time job for Ted Tawney to help look after himself. The 66-year-old Brevard resident has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair. “Everything I do, I do slowly,” Tawney said recently. Simple things, such as brushing one’s...

 

Speaker To Discuss Trains And Transformation In WNC

Ray Rapp will be the guest speaker for the Transylvania County Historical Society’s August, Sunday History Talk. The free event will be held at the Allison-Deaver House at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Hear this informative and entertaining...

 

Food Matters Market & Café Celebrates Six Years In Brevard

Food Matters Market & Cafe Brevard celebrates six years of business on Saturday, Aug. 11. The store will celebrate with samples from local vendors, a raffle, barbeque and live local music.... Full story

 

Rise & Shine Looking For More Volunteers

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of some local students? Can you spare a few hours per month to help a student with homework or a special project? Would you like to help a student be successful in school? If you answered yes” to...

 

Schenck To Hold Monthly Dinner

The Community Relations Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having its monthly dinner at 6 p.m., Aug. 13, in the Dining Hall at Schenck Job Corps. This is an opportunity to meet some of the students and staff and become more familiar with the Job...

 

Dierauf Attends Recent Space Camp

Townsend Dierauf, of Pisgah Forest, recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The weeklong...

 

Ed Owen Cemetery Decoration Planned

The Ed Owen Decoration at Ed Owen Cemetery on Slick Fisher Road in Lake Toxaway will be held Sunday, Aug. 12, starting at noon. Lunch will follow. Bring a covered dish and come join in the fellowship. Any donations for up keep of cemetery will be...

 

Founders' Day Fair And Brevard's Got Talent Show Planned

The Transylvania Heritage Museum will hold its 10th annual Founders' Day Fair on Saturday, Sept. 1. This year the festivities will be from 12:30-5 p.m. and will include a special Brevard's Got Talent...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 6, 2018

Glen Cannon Association Files Lawsuit - Brevard NC

A civil suit has been filed by 37 members of the Glen Cannon Property Association, Inc. against Le Parc, LLC, a commercial development company in Brevard owned and operated by Josh Leder. In the suit, the members, or plaintiffs, claim they were...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 6, 2018

Roundabout Projects Approved For Pisgah Forest Area-Brevard NC

Two roundabouts, one at the entrance to Pisgah National Forest and the other at the entrance to the Forest Gate shopping center, have been approved, according to staff at the Land of Sky regional planning office. N.C. Department of Transportation...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 6, 2018

Officials: Norovirus Cause Of Recent Illness Outbreak - Brevard NC

A contagious norovirus has been reported as the cause of more than 200 people getting sick last week in Brevard. “Transylvania Public Health (TPH) has received confirmatory laboratory tests from the N.C. State Laboratory of Public Health,” said...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 6, 2018

Local Wins National Mountain Bike Competition -Brevard NC

Brevard resident Beth Hoffmeister won her age group last month at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, an annual event that draws racers from all over the country to compete in the... Full story

 

Perseid Meteor Shower Event Planned Aug. 11

Astronomers at the Learning Center at PARI remind the public of the upcoming annual Perseid Meteor Shower. Meteors result from particles of dust causing the atmosphere to glow as the particles enter...

 

Master Gardeners Will Host Spring Flowering Bulbs Talk Aug. 14

The spring is probably the time when our gardening enthusiasm is at its peak. Warmer temperatures and the ability to be out in the garden really puts us in the mood to get out there and do something that will bring color and vibrancy to our gardens....

 

Sheriff David Mahoney Elected Association's Second Vice President

Sheriff David Mahoney recently attended the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association’s 96th Annual Training Conference held in Carteret County with other sheriffs and law enforcement professionals from across the state. For the upcoming 2018-2019 yea...

 

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