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Early Voting Begins Thursday - Brevard NC

Early Voting Begins Thursday - Brevard NC

Transylvania County voters will have two one-stop early voting sites open to them when early voting begins Thursday. The change is an effort by the Transylvania County Board of Elections to ensure...

Josh Leder Has Option To Buy Glen Cannon Country Club - Brevard NC

Local developer Josh Leder has until the end of May to exercise an option to buy the Glen Cannon Country Club. Leder, who owns the Brevard Lumberyard, has declined to comment until a final decision is made. Great Oak Pool I, LLC, a Hudson Realty...

Health Insurance Changes Discussed - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners discussed county employee health insurance premiums during last Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting. Since the early 2000s, as a condition of continued insurance eligibility, county employees and their spouses...

Blue Devils Blank Tuscola In Tennis 9-0, Again – Brevard NC

The Blue Devil tennis team dispatched Tuscola the same way they did earlier in the season, with a 9-0 whitewash of the visiting Mountaineers Wednesday afternoon at the Brevard College McCoy Tennis...

Blue Devils Sweep Tuscola; Lady Devils No-Hit By TC _ Brevard NC

The Blue Devil baseball and softball teams traveled to Tuscola Wednesday evening and came home with important conference wins over the Mountaineers. The Lady Blue Devils won 18-7, while the Blue Devils emerged victorious 6-1. The Lady Blue Devils...

Women Build Starts Home – Brevard NC

Women Build is Habitat for Humanity's program for women who want to learn construction skills and build homes and communities. This program brings together women from all walks of life to address the ...

Girl Scouts Salute Local Volunteers For Service – Brevard NC

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont thanks local Girl Scouts volunteers for their dedication, time and energy given to the girls and to the organization. In western North Carolina, Girl Scouts serves more than 1,700 girls with the support of...

Philharmonic Introduces The Bass Line Sunday – Brevard NC

The Brevard Philharmonic announced last weekend that it is introducing a new volunteer organization, The Bass Line, into its 2014-2015 season operations. The Bass Line will kick off with a reception following the Philharmonic’s Sunday, April 27,...

Learning To Deal With Breast Cancer

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Dekker, Ted. “Eyes Wide Open.” Her name is Christy Snow. She’s 17 and she’s buried alive in a coffin under tons of concrete. This novel tells the earth-shaking...

John R. Gallenberger

John R. Gallenberger, 68, of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014. He was the son of the late Michael and Leone Landing Gallenberger. He retired from Eastman Kodak with over 30 years of service. He was active in the Hendersonville and...

Patricia Owensby Howard

Patricia Owensby Howard, of Cedar Mountain and Cape Coral, Fla., passed to her heavenly home Monday, April 7, 2014, at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Fla. She was blessed with two special aunts, Judy McCrary, who was her rock, and Evelyn Bowles...

Information On Candidates

On the front of today’s B section, readers will find responses from all six Republican candidates vying to be the party’s candidates for the two open seats on the county commission. Each one of the six candidates was asked the same questions....

Larry Chapan Interview

Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times invited the six Republican candidates seeking their party's nomination for Transylvania County commissioner in the May 6 primary to answer several questions. The ...

At Margraf Interview

Age: 73 Employment: self-employed, small business owner Past elected offices or committees: one unsuccessful run for county commissioner in mid-90s Education: high school Family: Wife, Susan Should...

Scott McCall Interview

Scott McCall Age: 53 Employment: On-site property manager for Lake Toxaway community association Education: Graduate of Rosman High School in 1978; associate's degree in forest management from...

Chase McKelvey Interview

Chase McKelvey Age: 29 Employment: owner of Chase Insurance in Brevard Past boards or committees: none Education: Brevard High School; Blue Ridge Business College; National Association of Insurance...

Kelvin Phillips Interview

Kelvin Phillips Age: 58 Employment: Owner of K.P. Steel Past elected offices or committees: Former county commissioner, and former Board of Education, Board of Health, and Planning Board member...

Mark Tooley Interview

Mark Tooley Age: 58 Employment: Keir Manufacturing, facilities and warehouse manager; former co-owner of Mountain Place Builders Education: Bachelor's degree in marine biology and computer science...

Event Calendar

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