The Transylvania Times -

News

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 6323

Page Up



Holiday Season Kicking Off This Weekend - Brevard NC

Despite the risk of rain, this weekend kicks off the holiday season in Transylvania County with Twilight Tour and parades in Brevard and Rosman. At 3 p.m., Saturday, is Brevard’s Christmas Parade, which this year has the theme of “Remembering...

 

Citizens Group Supports Keeping Courthouse Downtown - Brevard NC

Efforts to keep the courthouse downtown continue with community members such as John Gardner and David Watkins representing a citizens group working with local architects and elected officials to figure out a solution. Watkins, owner of Keir...

 

School System Disposes Of Salads Because Of Outbreak - Brevard NC

Salads with a bright mix of colors and textures are a staple for many who eat healthy diets rich in whole grains, fruits and vegetables. This week, local school cafeterias are missing salad options because of safety alerts from the U.S. Department of...

 

McGaha Chapel To Host Caroling - Brevard NC

The annual caroling at McGaha Chapel will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited for 45 minutes of singing the old holiday favorites. Special guests are Jackson Frost and Winter Zephyrs. The McGaha Chapel, set on a wooded...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 26, 2018

School Funding Gets A $500,000 Boost - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education received some good financial news last Monday evening when they amended the 2019 fiscal year budget to show an increase of nearly $500,000 in funding. Norris Barger, director of business services and plant...

 

Kettle Drive: A Holiday Season Tradition - Brevard NC

As Christmas app-roaches, bell ringers for The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Drive can be found outside local stores, including Walmart, Ingles, Belk's, BI-LO, Food Lion and the ABC Store. The 128th...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 26, 2018

Desmelik Family Believes In The Power Of Music - Brevard NC

The Desmelik family believes the power of music unifies and that love heals. That is why Dave Desmelik and his wife, Clare, are hosting a fundraiser on Dec. 9 at The Grey Eagle in Asheville to give...

 

Connestee Fire Rescue Equipped With Drone To Better Serve

Game-changing drone technology in fire prevention and search and rescue came to Connestee Fire Rescue (CFR) Department earlier this year. A DJI (Da-Jiang Innovations) Matrice 210 Quadcopter (four,...

 

The Heart of Brevard Seeking Volunteers For Twilight Tour - Brevard NC

The Heart of Brevard has several volunteer positions still needing to be filled for Twilight Tour on Saturday. Most shifts are about an hour and a half. If you can give any time, it would be appreciated. Call or email the Heart of Brevard at...

 

Holiday Rescue Raffle For Pets And People - Brevard NC

This holiday season Elements Spa is hosting a Rescue Raffle for Pets and People to benefit the Transylvania County Animal Shelter and Sharing House. From Dec. 1-15, Elements Spa will be collecting blankets for Sharing House and collars, sturdy rope...

 

Got Health Insurance For 2019?

Give yourself and your family the gift of health security this holiday season. The sixth open enrollment for health insurance is underway. But it ends soon! If you don’t act by Dec. 15, you can’t get 2019 coverage unless you qualify for a...

 

Old-Time Silversteen Open House Scheduled For Dec. 1 - Brevard NC

Silvermont will hold an "Old-Time Silversteen Open House" during Twilight Tour on Saturday, Dec. 1. The free event will follow the Christmas parade, with the house open to guests from 4:30-7:30 p.m....

 

New Executive Chef Hired For Overlook Clubhouse - Connestee NC

The Connestee Falls Property Owners Association (CFPOA) has announced the hiring of new executive chef John Huffenberger to the team at the Overlook Clubhouse. Huffenberger is an ACF Certified Chef...

 

Mountain Roots Holds First Fall Feast Fundraiser - Brevard NC

Mountain Roots, Inc., had a great turnout for its First Annual Fall Feast fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 18, at Lola's Old Hickory House. The crowd consisted of Mountain Roots campers and other outdoor...

 

Farmers' Market: Holiday Fest/Winter Hours Announced

The Transylvania Farmers' Market will celebrate the holiday season with a Holiday Fest this Saturday morning, Dec. 1. The event will also mark the first day of winter hours, as the market will be open...

 

Thanksgiving Tradition Keeps Cooking - Brevard NC

Thanksgiving is not just one day at Brevard's own community kitchen, Bread of Life, but celebrated throughout the week as volunteers come out to show their gratitude by taking on different tasks -...

 

Board Votes On Path, Ball Field - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously voted to grant an easement for a bike path to the city of Brevard and passed a resolution declaring one of the ball fields near Davidson River School as surplus property at its monthly meeting...

 

Brevard's First Full-Time Fire Chief Sworn In - Brevard NC

The Brevard Fire Department (BFD) has its first full-time fire chief with the swearing in of Bobby Cooper. Cooper, the county's former Emergency Services director, took the oath of office...

 

Biologist Talks About Ecology, Forest Revision Plan - Brevard NC

Josh Kelly, public lands biologist for MountainTrue, a regional environmental nonprofit, talked about the ongoing Pisgah-Nantahala management plan revision process during the Transylvania Natural Resources Council’s recent meeting Kelly said this e...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 22, 2018

Betty Scruggs McGaha Recognized For Service To Education - Brevard NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education honored Betty Scruggs McGaha for 45 years of service to the Transylvania County school system Monday evening. Superintendent Jeff McDaris said...

 

Mission Health Releases Its 2017 Annual Report

Mission Health released its 2017 Annual Report, Making Good: Together, Changing Lives and Growing Opportun-ities for Western North Carolina, which tells the stories of how Mission Health is continuing its more than 130-year legacy of service and...

 

Charles Taylor's Annual Holiday Dinner Returns Dec. 15 - Brevard NC

The 26th annual Charles Taylor Holiday Dinner will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Expo Center at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville. The popular dinner is one of the largest and longest-running political dinners in North Carolina. The...

 

Brevard Fire Department And Families Throw 'Thank You' Lunch

The Brevard Fire Department firefighters and their families had lunch together Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Transylvania County Recreation Department to celebrate how thankful they are for each other. They face many situations that require their steadfast...

 

Festival Of Trees Lights Up BC's Porter Center - Brevard NC

Some 60 volunteers for the Children's Center of Transylvania County are gathering tinsel and toys among smiles and scents to usher in a resurrected Festival of Trees, a staple of the holiday season...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018