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BMC Free Concerts Conclude With Douglas Weeks

Brevard Music Center in association with the Asheville Chamber Music Series in Asheville, Brevard College in Brevard, and Henderson-ville Symphony Orchestra in Hendersonville, has announced its April/...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 20, 2017

Headwaters Celebrating 25 Years On The River

This summer marks the 25th anniversary of Headwaters Outfitters, the fly-fishing and paddling guide service located on N.C. 215 at the headwaters of the French Broad River. When they first opened in...

 

Highland Books Hosts Book Launch For BC Professor

Join Highland Books on Friday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m. for an evening launch party for Jennifer Frick-Ruppert’s newest book, “The Legend of Skyco: Spirit Quest” with Amberjack Publishing. Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert earned her doctorate in...

 

Free Student, Faculty Concert At Brevard College Set For Sunday

On Sunday, April 23, Brevard College faculty oboist Andrew Parker and his student Susan Ashmore will present a joint recital, with Katherine Morgan Palmer at the piano. The concert will take place in...

 

Vince Junior Band To Play At 185 King Street May 13

Vince Junior Band will be performing at 185 King Street on May 13 at 8 p.m. The Vince Junior Band has been together since 2013, playing around the Asheville area. “I think we have a unique blend of genres. You’ll hear the flavors of blues, funk,...

 

BMC To Hold Open Auditions For Verdi's Requiem Chorus

Brevard Music Center (BMC) is seeking talented singers from throughout the region to participate in a rousing choral ensemble featured in its 2017 season finale performance of Verdi’s Requiem on Sunday, Aug. 6 at 3 p.m. The chorus, including BMC st...

 

Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers To Perform In Brevard Saturday

National touring band and regular guests of the Grand Ole Opry, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers will perform at The DFR Room in Brevard on Saturday, April 22. No matter the source, Joe Mullins...

 

News Of Organizations

Apple Country Woodcrafters The Apple Country Woodcrafters (ACW) will be holding their monthly meeting at the Hender-sonville City Operations Center located at 305 Williams St. in Hender-sonville on Monday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m., with a social time...

 

Lois Conley Turns 95

Fellow founding members of the Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County and other friends gathered at College Walk last week to join Lois Conley in celebrating her 95th birthday. She and her...

 

Local Gardeners' Spring Plant Sale Set For April 29

The annual spring plant sale by the Transylvania Master Gardeners, The Transylvania Garden Club, The French Broad Garden Club and the Heritage Museum will be held Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m....

 

Everyday Education: BMS Juice Squad Rocks!

(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards Transylvania County Schools'...

 

Church News

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Presbyterian Women at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church will hear reports from the recent mission team to Guatemala when they meet on May 4. The luncheon meeting will begin at 10 a.m. with registration in...

 

Local WMMU Women's Conference Is May 6

All Transylvania county women are invited to attend the 2017 WMMU Women’s Conference to be held at Turkey Creek Baptist Church off U.S. 280 in Pisgah Forest, on Saturday, May 6. A full breakfast is offered at 7:45 a.m. prepared by the men of...

 

Lou Edith Medford Crisp Miller

Lou Edith Medford Crisp Miller, of Brevard, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017, at The Oaks of Brevard. She was born Dec. 30, 1929, in Swain County to the late Charlie and Laura Lollis Medford. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Oda...

 

Harold Floyd McClain

Harold Floyd McClain, 76, of Lake Toxaway, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 15, 2017, at his home. Born April 9, 1941, in Greenville County, S.C., he was a son of the late Floyd Jackson McClain...

 

James Michael "Mikey" Furgerson

James Michael Furgerson, "Mikey," 29, of Sapphire, was born Oct. 1, 1987 in Brevard. He left behind many that loved and cared for him on April 15, 2017. He was a very loving, kindhearted young man...

 

Dorothy Gloria Tremba

Dorothy Gloria Tremba, 87, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at The Oaks of Brevard. Born in Avondale, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Julius and Irene Zachary. In...

 

Betty McClure Rahn

Betty McClure Rahn, 90, passed away at Elizabeth House in Flat Rock Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Born June 11, 1926, in Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late H.V. and Margie Burch McClure and the widow of Wilbur E. Rahn, who died in 1993. She...

 

Saving More Than Mountains: Brown Honors Her Grandmother's Legacy

Adrienne Brown wakes up every morning in the 400-square-foot cabin her father built in 1971 when he was in high school. Its weathered walls sit amongst the trees on the farmstead of her late...

 

Women's Business Showcase to Mix Fun, Business

Organizers say the 2017 Women's Business Showcase will mix lots of fun with business. It's being hosted by Connestee Falls on April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in its Overlook Clubhouse with activities...

 

Margert Pearl Sheehan Whitmire

Margert Pearl Sheehan Whitmire, 77, Brevard, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Hillard and Hattie Watson Sheehan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Edward Whitmire; daughter, Hester Queen; brothers,...

 

Hooper Agency Adds Life And Financial Specialist

Tara McDonald has joined the T.J. Hooper Agency. McDonald comes to them as an experienced financial advisor with a diverse background teaching college sociology, campus ministry, and owning CoachWrite Editing & Writing before she got into financial...

 

Mandi, Josh Burdette Join Looking Glass Realty Team

Looking Glass Realty has announced that Josh and Mandi Burdette have joined their team of real estate brokers. Josh has been a licensed broker for more than 20 years, specializing in residential and...

 

Legal Notices for April 20, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Brevard Board of Adjustment will meet in the Council Room of the Municipal Building located at 95 W. Main St. in Brevard, North Carolina, on Tuesday, May 2, at 3:00 P.M. The following case will... Full story

 

Grant Writers Learn How To Obtain Money

More than 30 nonprofit staff members and volunteers participated in a free Grant Writing Workshop Thursday, April 13, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Lib-rary. United Way of Transylvania...

 

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