News

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 7003



 By Matthew McGregor    News    October 21, 2019 

Skate Park Solutions Sought – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard’s Parks, Trails and Recreation committee met last Wednesday to discuss options for opening the Tannery Skate Park and building a new, concrete park. The committee passed a...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 21, 2019 

Gaia Herbs Opening New Facility In Mills River

Gaia Herbs is planning a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for a new facility in Mills River and still plans to continue operations at its Transylvania County facility. Gaia Herbs’ Transylvania County facility is located off U.S. 64 and Island...

 

County Included In DOT Bond Funding – Transylvania County, NC

The N.C. Department of Transportation recently informed local officials in four far western counties, including Transylvania, that construction projects in those areas have been placed on the 2020 Build N.C. bond issuance list. The announcement...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 21, 2019 

Presentation Covers Climate Change And Birds – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Natural Resource Council (TNRC) met recently to hear Tom Tribble of the Audubon Society give a presentation about the impacts of climate change on birds. Tribble is the former president of the Elisha Mitchell Audubon society, which...

 

Food, Fun And Funds To Honor Veterans

On Saturday, Nov. 9, kick off Veterans Day weekend with a good time and good food for a good cause at American Legion Post 88 located at 55 E. Jordan St. in Brevard, from 6 to 11 p.m. Cost is $20 per...

 

Farmers: Sign Up Nov. 6-20 For NCDA&CS Agricultural Disaster Relief Program

Starting Nov. 6, farmers in Transylvania, Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson and Rutherford counties will be able to sign up for the NCDA&CS Agricultural Disaster Program. The sign-up period will end on Nov. 20. The program will directly assist farmers...

 

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...

 

Commissioners OK Buying Land For Recreation – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Monday voted to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard for recreational uses. During their...

 

United Way Gets $60,000 Loan – Transylvania County, NC

The United Way of Transylvania County recently signed an agreement to receive a $60,000 stop-gap loan from a private citizen to cover recent cash flow challenges, according to a press release. The loan offer came about as a direct result of the annou...

 

Family Place Open House In Rosman Set For Saturday

A grand opening/open house of the Family Place of Transylvania County in Rosman will take place this from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. A ribbon cutting will occur shortly after 1 p.m., with an open house following until 4 p.m. The open...

 

Cantrell Creek Project Completed Thanks To Several Groups – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to celebrate the finishing of the Cantrell Creek project in the Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The Pisgah Conservancy (TPC), Trout...

 

County Marines Celebrate USMC 244th Birthday And Veterans Day – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Marines will jump-start the Veterans Day weekend on Friday, Nov. 8, in the American Legion Hall’s Little Theater wing. The evening, with a cash bar opening at 5:30 p.m., will mark the 244th anniversary of the Marine Corps and...

 

VFW Auxiliary Bike Rodeo, Halloween Fair Set For Oct. 19

VFW Auxiliary 4309 will hold its annual Bicycle Rodeo and Halloween Fair for kids up to age 10 on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the VFW on Nicholson Creek Road. This year’s event will include a raffle of four bicycles in one-half...

 

Sheriff Mahoney Shares Learning Experience With VISION Alumni

At a recent gathering of VISION Transylvania alumni at The Cedar Mountain Canteen and Bier Garden, Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney shared how his 2004 VISION experience ignited his desire...

 

National Alliance On Mental Illness Offers Free Online Class

NAMI “Basics OnDemand” is a free six-session education program for parents, caregivers and other family members of youth (age 22 or younger) who are experiencing mental health symptoms. The course helps parents and caregivers to develop...

 

Power Up! Fundraiser Set For Sunday, Nov. 3

As the weather finally starts turning cooler, Transylvanians look forward to cranking up the heat and curling up in front of the gas logs to enjoy a warm and cozy night at home. People can do that if they are fortunate enough to be able to pay for th...

 

Rotary Club Of Brevard To Create Safe Space For Play

The Rotary Club of Brevard has offered to construct a playground and outdoor study area at El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano of Transylvania County. The project is designed to support the group’s after-school homework club by providing a...

 

Tutors Learn About Resources For Resiliency

On Monday evening many of our Homework Club tutors and others from the community gathered in the fellowship hall of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church for a presentation by Susanne...

 

Shoebox Gift Recipient Shares How County Residents Are Changing Lives Overseas – Transylvania County, NC

For over 25 years, residents of Transylvania County have been a part of the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child, which helps millions of children in need through gift-filled shoeboxes. Vladimir Prokhnevskiy, who received a shoebox g...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 14, 2019

Dogwood Health Trust Gets Going

The Dogwood Health Trust met at Southwest Community College in Sylva on Thursday morning with local and national health care leaders as a part of a series of community meetings on factors that influence health. The meeting was somewhat of a...

 

Early Voting Set To Begin For Brevard, Rosman – Brevard, NC

Early voting for the Nov. 5 municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman begins this Wednesday at the county’s Election Center on South Gaston Street in Brevard. On the ballot are three seats on the Brevard City Council. Incumbent Councilmen Gary...

 

'Legend' Returns To Cradle This Weekend – Transylvania County, NC

The Cradle of Forestry will entertain audiences with the annual outdoor drama, “The Legend of Tommy Hodges,” on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, with shows at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Audience size is limited this year. Tickets may be...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 14, 2019

Academy To Consider Capping Enrollment In The Future – Brevard, NC

With enrollment at 424 students this year, the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors last Wednesday evening discussed whether or not it should cap enrollment in the coming years. School Director Ted Duncan told the board...

 

Holly Springs Baptist Church Fundraiser

A fundraiser will be will be held beginning at 10 a.m., Oct. 19, at Holly Springs Baptist Church. Due to things beyond the church members’ control, they are going to have to repair or rebuild the...

 

Connestee Falls Designated As A Firewise Community

On Oct. 3, Justin McQuery of the N.C. Forest Service presented Jim Whitmore, general manager of the Connestee Falls Property Owners Association, with signs and a plaque designating it as a Firewise...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 10/23/2019 00:36