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AAUW Celebrates Women's History Month

To celebrate Women's History Month, members of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Brevard Branch created and installed three displays in the Transylvania County Library. The theme of...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Women The Rev. Nancy Rich-ards is co-chair of the Rainbow Alliance, a Transylvania County group that provides education, support and advocacy for LGBT citizens and their allies, promoting equality and respect for all. She will meet with...

 

Strike Out Childhood Cancer Monday, March 27

Want to have fun and make a difference? Rockin Bowl is hosting the first annual Strike Out Childhood Cancer Bowl and Pool tournament, with all game proceeds going to the St. Baldricks Foundation for...

 

Mobile Mammography Center To Visit Belk April 1

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop at the Belk in Pisgah Forest Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings. Women age...

 

Lady Slipper Series Focuses On Environmental Analysis

This month's Lady Slipper Speaker Series features Dave Michelson and William Clark of the National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC) at the University of North Carolina Asheville...

 

Thorin Thomas Beeson

Chris and Kaelee Beeson, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Thorin Thomas Beeson, born March 6, 2017, at Park Ridge Hospital in Fletcher. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. His maternal grandparents are Allen and Suzanne Keogh and...

 

St. Philip's Shop Donates $64,000 To Community

The Shop of St. Philip's, operated by the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) from St. Philip's Episcopal Church with all-volunteer staffing, gives all of its proceeds directly to local charities. Last year...

 

Picturing The Past: Rice Furniture Has Been Here The Longest

Rice Furniture opened on June 1, 1968, making it the longest running current retail business in downtown Brevard. Edwin Rice began in the business as a deliveryman for Pearlman's Furniture in...

 

Barbecue Sale To Benefit Senior Games

The Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Department will sell barbecue for lunch on Thursday, March 23, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The $7 plate consists of barbecue pork, baked beans, slaw, bread and dessert. The barbecue plates can be eaten...

 

Hospital To Host Sharing Stories: Depression In Later Life

The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Transylvania Advocates (NAMI-TA) will host a program on senior depression on Saturday, March 25, at 11 a.m. in the Newland Con-erence Room of Transylvania Regional Hospital. Refreshments will be served. The...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group It’s time to upgrade or update your Apple device? Do you want to learn some secrets on using Safari Apple’s Internet browser? Plan on joining the Basic Apple Group meeting on Monday, March 20, in the Fellowship Hall of the...

 

Happy 100th Birthday, Virginia Cunning

From her daughter, Kathy and husband, Rees and grandson, Daniel and wife, Jen. The family thanks her devoted caregivers, Jody and Julie, all her Brevard friends and the staff at her favorite...

 

Rowes To Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Art and Sandy Rowe, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary March 18, 2017. They were married March 18, 1967, in Roanoke, Va. They have three children, Jeff Rowe (Kelly), of...

 

Free Senior Fitness Screening To Be Held At Silvermont Opportunity Center – Brevard NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center is hosting a free fitness screening for people 60 years old or older. In your one-on-one session with Jessica Payne, of Pink Payne Fitness, she will check your BMI (Body Mass Index), check your measurements, and do a...

 

Get A Head Start On Your Garden Saturday – Brevard NC

Once again the Transylvania County Extension Master Gardeners are hosting their annual Spring Garden Symposium in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania Public Library on March 18. This popular event is...

 

Little River Community To Hold Roadside Cleanup – Little River NC

Rebekah Huggins, chairman of the Little River Roadside Cleanup volunteers, has announced that the spring cleanup in Little River will run Wednesday, March 22, through Wednesday, March 29. The N.C. Dept. of Transportation has announced that they will...

 

County Manager Presenting Update On County's Children – Brevard NC

AAUW members will be welcoming Jaime Laughter, Transylvania County manager, at their Tuesday, March 14, meeting at 7 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, across from Ingles. She will be...

 

News Of Organizations

Embroiderers’ Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, April 6. The program will be the first of a two-part series presenting the initial stitches to create a Hapsburg...

 

Members Discuss Importance Of Prevention – Brevard NC

C.A.R.E. Coalition members visited Washington, D.C., in February to attend the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Forum. C.A.R.E. representatives Sandra McNeill, Kristen...

 

Master Gardeners Announce 2017 Schedule Of Programs – Brevard NC

The 2017 Transylvania Extension Master Gardeners enjoyed a kickoff lunch on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Rogow Room at the library. The new class and the veteran EMGs enjoyed soups, salads, breads and...

 

New Gentle Exercise Class Offered At Silvermont – Brevard NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center is now offering a new exercise class for older adults called “Ener-Chi Healing Movement.” This class is ideal for people healing from injuries or health issues such as chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, cancer, excess...

 

4-H Fly Fishing Club Starts In March – Brevard NC

Transylvania County 4-H and the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education are partnering to offer a new 4-H fishing club for youths ages 11 to 15. All interested youths are invited to join their parents...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Men The next meeting of the Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club is on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m. Members and guests will gather at the Pisgah Fish Camp at 6 p.m. for dinner on your own. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m....

 

News Of Organizations

AARP AARP/Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, March 8, at 11:15 a.m. at Bay Breeze Restaurant in Hendersonville. After a brief business meeting, the program will be “Tasty Low Sodium Tips and Tricks” presented by Caitlyn Lance, dietetic intern at...

 

Rosman High Class Of 1961 Enjoys Reunion – Rosman NC

By Mary Ellen O'Shields The Rosman High School Class of 1961 had their 55th/56th reunion at the Country Skillet on the Rosman highway on Feb. 11. Fifty people, including guests, attended. Classmate...

 

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