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Food Lion's Magnificent Gift - Brevard, NC

Sharing House Pantry Assistant David Burgess helped the Food Lion truck driver unload pallets of food for two-dozen Food Lion corporate volunteers to stock on the new pantry operation's shelves. The...

 

The Great Pantry Makeover - Brevard, NC

Elizabeth Galloway of Brevard was the first shopper in Sharing House's new pantry operation. She is being assisted by Sharing House volunteer Leslie Lathrop, also of Brevard. Previously, pantry...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group The November Basic Apple Group meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 22 Fisher Rd., Brevard, opposite Ingles. Topics covered will include printing...

 

Creating A Family Presents Adoption 101 On Nov. 16

On Nov. 16, at 6 p.m., Creating a Family will present "Adoption 101," an educational event for anyone who may be considering adoption, or would just like to learn more about the process. The...

 

Picturing The Past: Documents Add To A Family's Story For Genealogists

The Local History Room at the Transylvania County Library has a rather random collection of County Commissioner documents from 1899-1940 that include a variety of papers. There are bills,...

 

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,...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Homework Club Students Plan Thanksgiving Meal

Blankets For Farmworkers One of our parents has heard about a need in Henderson County that she encourages us to address. Farmworkers in Henderson County are in need of blankets for the winter months. If you have some blankets that you are able to...

 

News Of Organizations

Ikenobo Ikebana The Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Hendersonville, located at 1735 Fifth Avenue West in Hendersonville. Diane Harker...

 

Healing Community Action Circles Meets Nov. 9 At BC

Healing Community Action Circles, or HCAC, is a follow-up to the “Healing the Heart of Democracy” series launched spring of 2017 by The Center for Spiritual Wisdom (www. center4spiritualwisdom.org/) and Brevard College. The second of six...

 

Drop-Off Sites Announced For Operation Christmas Child - Brevard, NC

Brevard Wesleyan Church and Oak Gove Baptist Church in Lake Toxaway will serve as a drop-off locations for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) starting Nov. 13. They will join nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting shoeboxes filled with toys, school...

 

News of Organizations

Democrats The Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Members and guests will enjoy dinner (on your own) and fellowship together at 6 p.m. In the spirit of the Thanksgiving...

 

VAYA Health Gives Workshop On Substance Abuse At Silvermont - Brevard, NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center (SOC) will offer a seminar on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. The topic, “Substance Abuse,” will be presented by Judith Earley of VAYA Health. This seminar is free and open to all members of the community. The...

 

Davidson River Cemetery Acknowledges Veterans

This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the Davidson River Cemetery Committee thanks all veterans for their service to this country and for the freedoms Americans enjoy due to their sacrifices. In addition to thanking our living veterans, we express our...

 

Picturing The Past: West Main Was Always Prominent

The early photograph of Main Street in Brevard looking west toward Bracken Mountain shows wooden storefronts along a wide dirt street. The three men in the photograph are identified as Jim Paxton,...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest The Nov. 8 guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest will be Susie Fendon, a victim of polio at a very young age in 1950. The after effects she is now living with are called “Polio Plus Syndrome.” Fendon will...

 

Sharing House Food Drive Is Saturday

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest, Q102-FM and The Transylvania Times will sponsor the Nov. 4 food drive to Pack The Pantry for Sharing House. The community-wide effort includes volunteers from...

 

Local State Farm Collects Letters To Veterans - Brevard, NC

Meredith Baldridge State Farm, a local insurance company, has announ-ced that they will be collecting letters, drawings and cards to send to U.S. veterans and active service members in honor of Veterans Day. Letters may be dropped off any day during...

 

SOC Computer Course To Cover Social Media - Brevard, NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center has been hosting a free class on computer basics since mid-Septem-ber. Course instructor Eric Smith will be sharing tips for social media with participants at the senior center on Thursdays, Nov. 9 and Nov. 16, starting...

 

Oskar Blues Brewery's Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY Imperial Stout Returns

Oskar Blues Brewery is bringing barrel-aged back. The highly anticipated Oskar Blues Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY is set for national release this month with tapping parties in North Carolina and Colorado scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 11. America’s first...

 

News of Organizations

Republicans The Transylvania County Republican Party Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. in the downstairs conference room of the Community Services Building located on Morgan St. in downtown Brevard. All Transylvania County...

 

Picturing the Past Booming Rosman Required New High School - Rosman, NC

During the first two decades of the 20th century, the community of Rosman experienced rapid development with the extension of the railroad from Brevard and the growth of Joseph Silversteen's tanning a...

 

Transylvania County Library To Host International Games Day - Brevard, NC

On Friday, Nov. 3, from 2-5 p.m., Transylvania County Library will join thousands of libraries around the world in the 10th annual celebration of gaming in libraries: International Games Week @ Your...

 

Habitat For Humanity Announces Golden Hammer Winners

Transylvania Habitat for Humanity held its annual meeting, which was open to the public in the Habitat ReStore board room Wed-nesday morning. Board president Don Campbell called the meeting to order...

 

BC Students To 'Trick Or Treat' For Food Oct. 29 - Brevard, NC

The Brevard College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will host a Trick-or-Treat for cans event on Sunday, Oct. 29, between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. throughout the community. There will be Tornado student-athletes from all 21 teams participating in the...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Homework Club Needs More Tutors, Van Drivers

Reuniones con SAFE Hemos continuado con la serie de reuniones de los padres de familia con SAFE. Hace varias semanas los padres de familia se reunieron para discutir temas de mucha importancia concernientes con los hijos y ahora la reunión del...

 

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