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Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (July - September)


Last updated 12/29/2017 at 1:23pm

Ray Adams

Veterans, local officials and others on Aug. 25 attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Western North Carolina Military History Museum, which is located in the former county administration building beside the courthouse. The museum includes exhibits from various wars, including the trench warfare of World War I

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017.


•Sandy Blythe was sentenced to roughly six to eight years in prison after she pleaded guilty to the voluntary manslaughter of her husband, Tim Grant, on Dec. 5, 2015.

Blythe initially pleaded innocent in the case.

But after a lengthy investigation, the then 63-year-old Blythe was arrested on a murder charge in late January of 2016 following her confession to killing Grant after an argument between the two on Dec. 5 in the Little River area.

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