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McCalls To Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage

Rev. Vess and Barbara McCall, of Brevard, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 25, 2017. They were married Jan. 25, 1957, in Pickens, S.C. They have three children, Berlinda Carson,...

 

N.C. Sierra Club Vice Chair To Speak – Brevard NC

Methane (CH4) occurs naturally. This byproduct of digestion and decomposition is also, by far, the major component of natural gas. After carbon dioxide (CO2), methane is the second most prevalent greenhouse gas emitted in the U.S. from human...

 

DAR Takes Roadtrip To Battle Of Cowpens Celebration – Brevard NC

Taking the trip to Cowpens were Waightstill Avery Chapter DAR members Regent Nancy Funston, Past Regent Molly Tartt, Vice Regent Sharon Jenkins, Historian Charlene Nimer, National Defense Chair Sandy...

 

Hazel Adams Turns 100

Born Hazel Anderson, Jan. 18, 1917, in New Bedford, Mass., she grew up in Massachusetts and studied dressmaking and design in New York City, where she met and married her late husband, Richard Adams,...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Women Mark Burrows, the county’s director of Planning and Community Development, will meet with the Democratic Women’s Club on Monday, Jan. 23, to discuss major issues and challenges facing the people of Transylvania County. He will...

 

Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics – Connestee Falls NC

A Polar Plunge to benefit Transylvania County Special Olympics will be held Saturday, Feb. 4, at Lake Atagahi in Connestee Falls. Registration starts at 12:30 p.m. and the plunge starts at 1:30 p.m. Registration forms are available by contacting...

 

Lady Slipper Speaker Series To Begin At Brevard College – Brevard NC

Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) in partnership with Brevard College will be launching their new lecture series, the Lady Slipper Speaker Series at Brevard College on Jan. 24. This speaker series will feature various regional experts and...

 

With The Services

Liam Farrell U.S. Air Force Airman Liam P. Farrell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and...

 

With The Services

Tyler Smith U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tyler B. Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military...

 

News Of Organizations

Embroiderer’s Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild America will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 2. The program, a hardanger and pulled-thread bell pull, will be taught in two classes by Sandy Washington, the chapter...

 

$8 Million Awarded To Protect WNC Farmland – Transylvania County NC

Blue Ridge Forever is a coalition of 10 land trusts in western North Carolina, including Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy, that have partnered for over a decade of conservation successes in the...

 

Farmers' Market Announces Meeting – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Farmers’ Market has announced that their annual meeting will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 8 a.m. in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library. The meeting is open to past vendors, anyone interested in becoming a...

 

Births

Kohen Hayes Cantrell Mike and Cassandra Cantrell, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kohen Hayes Cantrell, born Dec.16, 2016, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He weighed 7...

 

Riddles Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Don and Jeraldine Riddle, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 21, 2017, with a reception hosted by their daughter at Glady Branch Baptist Church fellowship hall from 2 to 5...

 

PARI To Offer Night Observations Jan. 20-21 – Rosman NC

PARI will continue its series of January night sky observing opportunities with two more sessions this month, Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. The public is invited visit the historic former NASA campus and use...

 

Library To Offer Thursday Programs On Local Wildlife – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library, in collaboration with Friends of DuPont Forest is presenting five programs on the diverse animal species living in our backyards and the forests around us on Thursday...

 

New Year, New Beginnings At The Haven – Brevard NC

There have been some changes at The Haven of Transylvania County. The Haven has traditionally had a part-time staff with the director being the only full-time position. This has now changed. The title...

 

UWTC Seeks Volunteers To Assist With Allocating Funds – Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) invites community members to join its local grant review team. These volunteers will review requests for proposals for local nonprofit programs, visit...

 

Scruggs, McGaha Exchange Wedding Vows

Betty Moss Scruggs, of Brevard and Walter Eugene McGaha, of Simpsonville, S.C., were united in marriage Nov. 26, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Connestee Falls Clubhouse, in Brevard. Rev. C.W. Moss, of High...

 

News Of Organizations

Apple Group The Basic Apple Group meets on Monday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. for all Mac users, and 11:30 a.m. for iPad and iPhone in the Fellowship Hall of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, which is located at 22 Fisher Road in Brevard. This...

 

PowerUP! Dinner Parties Raise Funds To Help With Heating Bills

It's easy to see why Jane Wheeless's neighbors get excited when they receive an invitation for one of her PowerUP! dinner parties. Wheeless is an incredible cook with a beautiful sense of style. She a...

 

Introducing MNN: A 'Village To Village' Initiative - Brevard NC

At their January meeting, Brevard AAUW will be welcoming Patricia Fair, board chair of Mountain Neighbors Network, a new not-for-profit organization focused on providing community support to seniors wishing to remain in their homes and communities...

 

News Of Organizations

AARP AARP Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 11:15 a.m. at Bay Breeze Restaurant, located at 1830 Asheville Highway in Hendersonville. After a brief business meeting, the program will be “Living Healthy in the New Year,” presented by...

 

L'Ecuyer And Knights Marriage Announced

Annika Jone L'Ecuyer and Samantha Ann Knights were married Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at the top of John's Rock in Pisgah National Forest. The ceremony was conducted by Anna Knights and witnessed by...

 

Community Christmas Dinner Is A Big Success – Brevard NC

The Christmas dinner is a blessed gift that the communities of churches and many volunteers have shared with Transylvania County for the last 18 years. Each year individuals join with friends and...

 

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