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Teachers Deserve Better

Monday evening Transylvania County Schools honored its top teachers, teacher assistants, principal and others who work directly with students every day. Phrases used to describe these educators included “a gentle voice and strong heart,”...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 25, 2017 

Rebecca Green Named Teacher Of The Year - Brevard, NC

Rebecca Green, an eighth grade social studies teacher at Brevard Middle School, was named Teacher of the Year Monday evening by the Transylvania County Schools at an awards event held in the Rogow...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Parade, Derby And Music Highlight Holiday Weekend - Brevard, NC

Memorial Day Weekend will provide activites for everyone, including the 14th annual White Squirrel Festival, Memorial Day Parade and the Squirrel Box Derby. The White Squirrel Festival kicks off...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 25, 2017 

Arrest Made In Forest Larcenies - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office arrested Travis Lamont Boyd, 39, on May 19 for one felony count of breaking and entering and larceny of vehicles parked at the Art Loeb Trail, the Coon Tree Picnic Area and Looking Glass Falls in Pisgah...

 

Legal Notices For May 25, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE 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, June 6, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. The following case will be c... Full story

 

LuAnne "Lulu" Wilson Tingle

LuAnne "Lulu" Wilson Tingle, 59, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at her home. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Dee and Christine Wilson. Her...

 

At Hollingsworth Gallery: Local Photographers To Display Work - Brevard, NC

Once a year the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club exhibits a "Photo Inspirations" show, featuring the photographic visions of six local fine art photographers. This year the show will be held at the Holl...

 
 Church    May 25, 2017 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Keith Thompson will be speaking Sunday, May 28, on Naaman. When it comes to biblical characters, Naaman is hardly a household name, yet his is a compelling story of healing and hope. Special music for worship will...

 

Library To Present 'Waterfalls: Beauty And Danger' On June 1

The Transylvania County Library's new monthly program series, "Discover Natural Transylvania," gets underway on Thursday, June 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Rogow Room. DuPont State Rec-reational Forest...

 
 Arts    May 25, 2017 

Farmers' Market Offers Music And Family Fun On Saturday - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Farmers' Market is a great way for the whole family to kick off Saturday's White Squirrel Festival. Stop by from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to enjoy live music, activities for children, and a...

 

Transylvania County Schools Honors Educators - Brevard, NC

Transylvania County Schools Honors Educators...

 

News Of Organizations

AARP AARP, Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, June 14, at 11:15 a.m. at Bay Breeze Restaurant in Hendersonville. After a brief business meeting, the program will be “Avoiding scams” presented by James H. Kelly, president and CEO of Aging Projects...

 

Record Turnout For 14th Annual Vision Golf Tournament

The Vision Transylvania Program hosted their 14th annual golf tournament on May 12 at Connestee Falls. The tournament was a huge success and the weather held off enough to get the tournament in. There...

 
 Church    May 25, 2017 

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

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 22, 2017

Residents Support Human Relations Council - Brevard, NC

Brevard City Councilman Maurice Jones presented data to the Brevard City Council at their regular meeting last Monday supporting the need for a Human Relations Council (HRC). As previously reported, both the city and the county jointly sponsored an...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 22, 2017

CTE Students Surpass Peers - Brevard, NC

Students in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes in the Transylvania County school system are performing better than their peers in the region and state. “We’ve done very well compared to the other systems in the state,” said...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 22, 2017

Land Trust Seeks City's Help - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Community Land Trust has asked the city of Brevard to make a timeline for coming up with a plan to make it possible for workforce housing to be built in Transylvania County. Chair of the Community Land Trust Claudia Hawkins...

 

Number 7 Arts Gallery Features Four New Artists - Brevard, NC

The Number 7 Arts Gallery is highlighting four of our new artists: David Adler: parquetry wood, Brenda Cameron: fiber, Suzanne Crolley: charcoal and Jerry Maxey, basketry and wood. They will be on hand Friday night, May 26, at Brevard’s Fourth...

 

The Transylvania County Library's Hidden Treasure - Brevard, NC

Most patrons who visit the Transylvania County Library are aware of the various services and programs that are available there. It’s not just about the books — except in the case of The Second Story Book Store, where it is all about books. “We...

 

New At The Library: Gardening Helps Bring Beauty Back To Life - Brevard, NC

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Backman, Fredrik. “Beartown.” The little community of Beartown has virtually nothing left in it. There are few jobs and fewer residents than several decades ago. But...

 
 By Sam Farrar    Education    May 22, 2017

Everyday Education: Time To Change Graduation Speakers

There have been rumors recently on whether or not Brevard High School is planning to eliminate valedictorian and salutatorian speeches at its graduation. The school would switch to simply recognizing the top 10 academic students instead. Whether...

 

Connestee Falls: Scholarship Program Raises More Than $900,000

On May 17, volunteers working on the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program kicked off the Program's 30th year of raising money to help Transylvania County students attend college. At the...

 

Legal Notices for May 22, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF BREVARD Please take notice that the City Council for the City of Brevard enacted the following Resolution on May 15, 2017. This notice is published to solicit comment from the public on the subject of the Resolution, consistent... Full story

 

Picturing The Past: County Had 30 Full Service Gas Stations

When the first motorized vehicles arrived in Transylvania County in the early 1900s drivers purchased gas from businesses, such as general stores or hardware stores that had storage tanks. The first...

 

Find Diversity In Local Wetlands – But Tread Lightly

Swamp, marsh, quagmire – whatever you want to call them, wetlands seem to always get a bad rap. They're blamed for being bug factories, said to be snake-infested, and damned if you can't build a...

 

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