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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....

 

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

 
 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...

 

Picturing The Past: Brevard Leaders Buried In Oak Grove Cemetery - Brevard, NC

The Oak Grove Cemetery on the Asheville Highway across from Blue Ridge Community College is the burial place of two men who played a major role in the formation of the Town of Brevard. When...

 

From Cambodia To Brevard: Determination Helps Tangs Overcome Adversity - Brevard, NC

Joanne Tang comes from a family of very determined people. Her Chinese parents were born in Cambodia and knew each other as children growing up there. But at the age of 15, her mother escaped to...

 

The Evolution Of Community Colleges

Forty years ago, community or junior colleges were often perceived of as places where those who were not smart enough to be accepted into four-year universities and colleges went to become trained for a vocation that required a minimal amount of...

 
 By John Lanier    News    July 31, 2017

BRCC Expands Course Offerings - Brevard, NC

The summer session ended at Blue Ridge Community College last week, but preparations for the upcoming fall semester and the expansion of several programs are well underway. The programs planned for expansion this fall – machining and welding –...

 

AAUW Thanks Community For Successful Sale - Brevard, NC

"Last year we thanked the Brevard Community for our 'biggest ever' book sale, but this year we topped even that," said AAUW book sale chair Pat Hawkins. "We didn't start off with the overwhelming numb...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, July 30, the new church entrance will be dedicated after both morning services. Keith Thompson’s message for the morning will be, “Under the Radar Piety.” Special music for worship will be provid...

 

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