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 News    April 18, 2019 

TC Arts Showcases School Student Work

More than 200 pieces of artwork by Transylvania County school students are on display at the TC Arts Council through May 17....

 
 News    April 18, 2019 

Spring Break

Local children are on spring break this week....

 
 News    April 18, 2019 

Cathie Hargreaves Receives Governor's Volunteer Award

Most Thursday afternoons you will find Cathie Hargreaves in the Local History Room at the Transylvania County Library digging into the family history of total strangers. No one who meets her remains a...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 18, 2019 

Officials: Drug Issues Impact All Areas Of Society

North Carolina, including Transylvania County, has a serious drug problem and it cuts across all socio-economic lines. “At this point, the opioid epidemic is becoming personal. Most of us have stories we could share about this. We find that old...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 18, 2019 

Affordable Housing Project Given A Boost

Brevard City Council approved a rezoning application Monday that allows for the possibility of the construction of an affordable housing development along the Rosman Highway and Nicholson Creek Road. Jim Yamin, the applicant and president of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 18, 2019 

Rescue Made On Horsepasture River

A close call on the Horsepasture River in Gorges State Park led to a successful rescue of two people who were caught in rapid, high waters on Tuesday. According to Katie Hall, the public information officer for N.C. State Parks, the people rescued...

 
 News    April 18, 2019 

County Solid Waste Collection Centers Will Be Closed Friday

In observance of Good Friday, Transylvania County Solid Waste and Collection Centers will be closed Friday. They will reopen on Saturday....

 
 News    April 18, 2019 

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 Jeremiah Reed    News    April 15, 2019

Cooper Visits BHS

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper paid a visit to Brevard High School Thursday, meeting with students and faculty as part of a day-long tour across western North Carolina to tout his support for education and...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 15, 2019

Father, Son Brought Together

Austen Taylor, a fourth-grade student at Pisgah Forest Elementary School, hadn't seen his father, Seth, in a year. Seth, who is from Raleigh and had been serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 15, 2019

New BMC Concert Hall Planned

On Friday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Parker Concert Hall at the Brevard Music Center. The indoor concert hall on the lake is scheduled to open in summer 2020 with a seating...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 15, 2019

Stack Resigns As Tiger Coach

The Matt Stack era has officially come to an end in Rosman. Last Monday, Stack tendered his resignation as the Tigers’ head football coach. Stack was hired in 2017 and was 5-19 over his two seasons at the helm. In a phone interview on Friday,...

 

Company Pitches Proposal To Handle BA's Finances

Cory Draughon, CEO of Charter Success Partners, made a pitch last Wednesday evening to the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors to have his company handle many of the school’s financial tasks. Draughon said his company...

 

VFW Hosts Its Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Children of all ages were treated to a visit from Peter Cottontail on Saturday and a chance to discover surprises in the eggs waiting to be found at the annual Easter Egg Hunt organized by the VFW...

 

Adult Spelling Bee Raises More Than $21,000

The BEE, an adult spelling bee and costume contest co-hosted by Augustine Literacy Project-Brevard and Brevard Elementary OPT, was held on March 30 at the DFR Room in downtown Brevard. More than...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 11, 2019

Hailstorm, Rain Bombard Brevard

A sudden, icy bombardment of hail clattered down on Brevard Tuesday, covering the ground in slippery slush, followed by a recorded 2.23 inches of rain to wash it away. "I've never seen anything like...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 11, 2019

Blue Ridge Health Relocating To French Broad Place

In the near future, the nonprofit Blue Ridge Health will move from its current site on Hospital Drive to a bigger location in the French Broad Place building in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge Health CEO Dr. Richard Hudspeth and Dr. Macy Latter told...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 11, 2019

New Car Wash And Cook Out Coming, ALDI Still Planned

There are future plans to demolish the old Sagebrush Steakhouse on the Asheville Highway and to build a W4 car wash in its place. According to Paul Ray, the city’s senior code enforcement officer, the $2.5 million W4 carwash will be 4,375 square...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 11, 2019

Senior Projects To Be Replaced

Rosman High School Assistant Principal Patrick Chapman and Brevard High School Assistant Principal Missy Ellenberger presented information on district graduation projects to the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday evening. Beginning with...

 

Architects, Construction Companies Make Their Case To Bond Committee

Architectural and construction management firms visited the Transylvania County Board of Education on April 2 and April 4 to make their case for designing and building new and renovated school buildings in Brevard and Rosman after the passage of the...

 

Assault Celebrates Its 20th Ride In The Carolinas

More than a thousand cyclists took part in the 20th Assault on the Carolinas....

 

The Cradle of Forestry Opening Day

The Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest held its opening day Saturday, featuring exhibits that allowed the public to step back in time and find out how people lived, such as plowing using...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 8, 2019

Bascom, The Rescue Dog, Saves The Day

Well-known local author Megan Shepherd can usually get her rescue dog, Bascom, to calm back down if he makes a ruckus in the pre-dawn hours when everyone is still asleep in their Etowah home. But on...

 

Transylvania Little League Hosts Opening Day

Transylvania Little League held its opening day ceremonies Saturday at the city of Brevard ball fields. For more information about the league, go to www.transylvaniall.org....

 

ABC Store Moving To Bigger Location

The Brevard ABC Board signed a lease March 22 clearing the way for its Pisgah Forest store to move from its current location in the Forest Gate Shopping Center two doors to the right to a space formerly occupied by Hibbetts Sports. The move, which...

 

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