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Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held at the Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue Dept. at 8725 Cascade Lake Road in Cedar Mountain, NC from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday February 27th. February 6th was listed in error. At this drive, you can give: blood and double red cells. A double red cell donation collects the red cells but returns most of the plasma and platelets to the donor. Donors for double red cell must have type A Neg, B Neg or O blood and meet specific eligibility requirements. Please call the Red Cross at (828) 884-4530 if you have questions.

Pancake Breakfast

The Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue Auxiliary will be holding a fundraiser for the department on March 12th from 8am to 11am.


The bookmobile is at the Cedar Mountain Community Center between 3pm and 5pm the 2nd Thursday of every month.

Dunn's Rock Democratic Precinct Annual Meeting

Wednesday February 24th at the Connestee Fire Station on East Fork Road. Refreshmments at 4:30pm - meeting at 5:00 pm. Members will select seven Precinct Delegates to the upcoming Transylvania County Democratic Convention as well as make plans for assisting with the 2016 elections. Democratic Party candidates Norm Bossert and Maureen Copelof will discuss their campaigns while Kathleen Barnes will report on the status of the lawsuit regarding the NC Voter Identification law.

Cedar Mountain Democratic Annual Precinct Meeting

Sat Feb 27, 2016 10am – 12pm, Cedar Mountain Community Center, 10635 Greeneville Hwy, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718

Web Site

Find out all about Cedar Mountain at our website The Cedar Mountain News, a list of businesses and attractions can be found on the website along with a calendar of events for the area.

Community Center Rental

Call now to reserve while your date is still available. Call Facility Events Coordinator, Deborah Perkins, at 828-885-7878 for information or reservations.

Around the House

Appliances tend to live a long time at my house. Sometimes long after they should be retired. (I’m not complaining.) My 17 year old Kenmore electric slide in range is literally beginning to fall apart but it still works great. One my heating elements broke so I threw it away thinking I’d just replace it. Turns out Sears no longer has parts for it. So I priced new 30” slide in electric ranges. OMG they are 3 times the cost of a regular range. I remember the current one being more costly than a regular one but not that out of sight. I lamented to my sister, Kay, about my dilemma and she immediately started shopping for me on line (she’s such a good sister). Sounds like an appliance outlet is the answer. They offer scratch and dent and refurbished appliances at a fraction of the cost. I will let you know what happens.

What’s happening with you or in the community? We’d love to hear what’s going on, if you would like to share. Please send all news to

All news for next week has to be received by Monday evening in order to be published in the Thursday edition of the Transylvania Times

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