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Kids Attend SAFE's Empowerment Camp

In early August, SAFE Transylvania concluded their third year of Empowerment Camp – a week-long day camp for kids who have been exposed to domestic violence and aligned with SAFE's mission to end se...

 

Anchor Baptist Continues Its 30-Year Mission – Brevard, NC

Anchor Baptist Church in Pisgah Forest continues its 30 years of disaster relief assistance for areas impacted by natural disasters, which began with Hurricane Hugo in 1989, and now, Dorian. "We've...

 

County, Alliance To Discuss Future Goals – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins believes it’s time for the county to have a “conversation” with the Transylvania Economic Alliance about future economic development efforts, the county’s “expectations” and whether things are “going in...

 

Magazine Report Ranks BC's Teaching Program Among Top In The South – Brevard, NC

The U.S. News and World Report ranked Brevard College No. 2 for Best Undergraduate Teaching among Regional Colleges South, according to a press release from the college. The ranking, determined by a peer assessment survey, asked college presidents,...

 

United Way Celebrates 2020 Workplace Giving Campaign With Newspaper – Transylvania County, NC

United Way of Transylvania County recently celebrated the kick-off of its 2020 workplace giving campaign with staff members of The Transylvania Times. UWTC plans to create more "mini-flash"...

 

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...

 

Fundraiser To Feature 'Elegant' High Tea

If you grow hungry at the thought of British baking shows and are chuffed for the soon-to-be-released "Downtown Abbey" feature-length movie, the Transylvania County Historical Society has just the tic...

 

Get Set Transylvania Promoting Family Bonding – Transylvania County, NC

Volunteers from organizations involved in the Get Set Transylvania initiative stuffed 400 bags Wednesday morning with items designed to meet the theme of family bonding. The family toolkits, as they...

 

Resident Leading Effort For More Crosswalks In Brevard – Brevard, NC

Resident Sarah Pooser is leading efforts to get more crosswalks with flashing beacons in Brevard. Currently, there are two: one at North Broad Street between Brevard College and First United...

 

County Board Challenges Fellow Member – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Commissioner Will Cathey cited health issues as the reason for his absence from meetings as fellow board members expressed frustration during their regular meeting Monday about his attendance record and general participation....

 
 By Alex Perri    News    September 12, 2019

Passenger In Critical Condition After 64 Wreck – Transylvania County, NC

As of Wednesday morning, a Lake Toxaway man was in critical condition after he was ejected Monday from a pickup truck traveling west on the Rosman Highway/U.S. 64 when another vehicle collided with the truck causing it to overturn. Ishmael...

 

County Sees Increase In Spending By Visitors – Transylvania County, NC

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper recently announced record state-wide visitor spending for 2018 with Transylvania County reaching eighth place in the top 10 largest visitor spending increases at 6.5 percent. Positive spending growth was seen throughout the...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    September 9, 2019

Museum Launches Campaign – Brevard, NC

Supporters and local leaders – including U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows – packed into the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas last Wednesday to help honor the area's veterans and to raise money for...

 

Bag Lunch Arts Series Presents 'Hiking The Blue Ridge Mtns.'

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in September with “Hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains.” The program begins at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the library’s Rogow Room and is made possible by the Friends of the Library. In North...

 

County Couple Inducted Into Fair's Hall Of Fame – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s Donnie and Kim Reid were inducted Friday by Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler into the N.C. Mountain State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame. Troxler recognized the Reids and Haywood County’s Jim Padgett for their...

 

Homeland Security Inspects County's Election Process – Transylvania County, NC

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security believes Transylvania County is doing a good job making sure the local election process remains secure, according to Jeff Storey, the county’s director of elections. Last month, a Homeland Security official...

 

Doug, Ellen Harris Now Ready For New Adventures – Brevard, NC

After 21 years of business, Doug and Ellen Harris of Harris Architects on West Probart Street in Brevard have begun the design on their latest project: closing Harris Architects to seek out new...

 

Chamber Of Commerce Candidate Forum On Sept. 17 Cancelled – Brevard, NC

The 2019 Candidates Forum slated for Sept. 17 in the library’s Rogow Room has been cancelled. A combination of all planned races being uncontested and a number of candidates being unable to confirm attendance led the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber...

 

Explore Brevard Launches Its New Advertising Campaign – Brevard, NC

Explore Brevard is excited to announce the launch of its new advertising campaign “The Heart of Adventure.” This new campaign highlights the unique unspoiled town nestled in the center of the Blue Ridge Mountains surrounded by national forests...

 

Former Homeless Person To Tell His Story

“Never let your circumstances dictate what your future holds,” said Brevard citizen Eric Edwards, an advocate for the homeless. Just four years ago Edwards was homeless, on the brink of despair and ready to end his life. A phone call to a crisis...

 

Free Mental Health Seminar Offered At Silvermont Center

Silvermont Opportunity Center has been partnering with Vaya Health in Asheville for the past three years to bring free mental health seminars to Transylvania County residents. The seminars are led by a member of Vaya’s Geriatric and Adult...

 

County Officials Talk Vision – Transylvania County, NC

Editor’s Note: Recently, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners held a workshop to discuss the county’s strategic plan, which includes goals and strategies that guide county departments in their day-to-day actions and, in particular, infl...

 

Edwards To Run Again For Senate

During a campaign kickoff event Tuesday, N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards announced he would seek re-election for a third term in State Senate District 48, which includes Transylvania County. “Four years ago, I was humbled and honored that the people of...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    September 5, 2019

Graveyard Fields' Movie: A Call To Arms –Transylvania County, NC

Movie goers packed into the DFR room in downtown Brevard last Thursday to watch the Brevard premiere of the Pisgah Conservancy’s new film, “Graveyard Fields: The Call of the High Country.” The film kicks off the Pisgah Conservancy’s campaign...

 

New Pisgah Film House Opening Tonight In Downtown – Brevard, NC

The Pisgah Film House opens tonight in the former Drew Deane Gallery space at 114 W. Main St. in Brevard, where patrons can share in the collective experience of watching award-winning independent,...

 

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