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Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in the community. This offering will be received this Sunday at both morning worship services. Keith Thompson’s message will be,...

 

Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass Announces Shows For 2017-18

The Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass (BRSB), conducted by Jamie Hafner, has announced concert dates for its 2017-18 concert series. The BRSB, a brass choir featuring instruments found in a symphony orchestra’s brass section, is dedicated to bringing the...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of... Full story

 

Frick-Ruppert To Discuss: The Spectacular Southern Appalachian Bio-Diversity - Brevard, NC

Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are in for a real treat. Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert will be giving a presentation on the biodiversity of our own backyard at the next AAUW meeting on Tuesday,...

 

Guest Column: Investing In The Future Of Transylvania County

There is an ongoing discussion about investing for the future of Transylvania County, its infrastructure, and its people. A critical part of this conversation concerns school funding, and any discussion of local school finance can easily become muddl...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join the congregation Sunday, Nov. 5, for worship at 8:30 or 11 a.m. Special music for worship will be provided by the Chancel Choir and by Jan Hart, pianist. Keith Thompson’s message will be “Close Your Eyes i...

 

Nurse Honored By College Walk Senior Living Resident - Brevard, NC

Karon Goldsmith, director of nursing at College Walk Senior Living, has been recognized by long-term resident Grace Roy for her dedication and service by establishing a scholarship for College Walk...

 

Donald Lee Moore Jr.

Donald Lee Moore Jr. was a devoted husband, dedicated father, loving grandfather, dear friend and colleague, lifelong athlete and avid traveler. He was born July 6, 1944, and passed away Monday, Oct....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 12, 2017

Locals Worry About DACA's Future

Laura Perez has built a life for herself in Transylvania County after her grandmother put her and her two brothers on a bus in Veracruz, Mexico, that would bring them to the United States in 2003, when she was only 14. Perez first found herself in Et...

 

Ayesh To Perform At BRCC - Brevard, NC

The Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series will commence its 25th season with a performance by pianist Kevin Ayesh on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Auditorium. The program will feature sonatas by Mozart and Chopin, as well as an...

 

AAUW Invites Karesh To Discuss 'The Rosenwald Legacy'

What is it? Maybe you've seen the Rosenwald News column in The Transylvania Times but aren't quite sure what or where Rosenwald is or was. Now is the time to learn about this fascinating and rich...

 

Brevard AAUW Starts New Year with IWIL Students - Brevard, NC

AAUW started off their new 2017-2018 year welcoming Brevard College's IWIL (Institute for Women in Leadership) students to engage in dialogue across the generations about setting goals and achieving...

 

Picturing The Past: Stillwell Designed Several County Schools

Architect Erle Stillwell designed his first school while he was partners with Hans C. Meyer. The drawings for the classroom building at Blue Ridge School for Boys in Hendersonville are dated February,...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Sept. 24, Glen Rainsley will bring the message, “A Journey of Faith or Just a Treadmill: How Can I Keep From Giving?” The Generosity Ministry is leading us into the commitment season which provides...

 

Center For Domestic Violence Victims Moving Forward

A move to allow local victims of domestic violence to get the support and the services they may need beneath one roof took a step forward Tuesday. The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted during its rescheduled regular meeting for repairs...

 

Transylvanians In College

BRCC The following students from Transylvania County were named to the dean’s list at Blue Ridge Community College for the summer term. The students and their fields of study are: Rachel Clay, emergency medical science; Bradley Collins, emergency...

 

Letter from a Volunteer: United Way Super Intern Ticked All The Boxes

Sometimes, when you roll the dice, both parties win. That was the case at the United Way of Transylvania County’s offices this summer as Brevard native Elijah Mullenax, a rising senior at UNC-Chapel Hill, stepped up and became that...

 

Celebrate The Constitution

Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites Transylvania County residents to join in the celebration of Constitution Week Sept. 17-23. The goal is to remind ourselves of the many freedoms we possess simply because...

 

Guest Column: School Consolidation: A Problem-less Solution

From the time I started kindergarten until I graduated high school, the traditional public schools I attended in Henderson County cared for me, shaped my future and inspired me to become a teacher myself. In the bad times and good times alike, the...

 

Ninth Annual Furr Memorial Tournament Set For Oct. 1

The ninth annual Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1, at Connestee Falls Golf Club in Brevard. Shotgun start time is 1:30 p.m. and the format is captain’s choice. A barbecue awards dinner will follow at...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Aug. 27, the congregation will renew it baptismal vows at both morning services, with two baptisms at 11 a.m. Special music for worship will be provided by the Chancel Choir. Sunday worship services...

 

Principal Profile: Davidson River School: Donna Wilde

Donna Wilde Davidson River School 970 Ecusta Rd. Brevard, NC 28712 dwilde@tcsnc.org (828) 884-9567 Website: drs.tcsnc.org Twitter: @DavidsonRvrSch Instagram: @davidson_river_school My name is Donna...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 10, 2017

School Board Votes To Put Bond On 2018 Ballot

The Transylvania County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday evening to request a general obligation bond be placed on the general election ballot in November 2018. The board, however, did not determine how much money for capital needs it...

 

Meadows Holds Town Hall Meeting

U.S. Congressman Mark Meadows held a town hall meeting at the Blue Ridge Community College Flat Rock campus on Monday night. Both supporters and dissenters attended the packed event. Audience members were allowed to write and submit questions prior...

 

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