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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...

 

News of Organizations

Sierra Club The Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club welcomes Ryan Olson, executive director of Muddy Sneakers, on May 25. Muddy Sneakers, which is approaching its 10th anniversary, is based in Brevard. It...

 

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...

 

Graham To Discuss Options For Knee Pain

The knee is one of the most commonly injured joints in the body and also one of the most commonly replaced. Almost one in three Americans older than age 45 reports some type of knee pain and it's a...

 

Arbor Day - Brevard, NC

On April 27 of 2017 the city of Brevard and Davidson River School celebrated Arbor Day and received the Tree City USA award for the 38th year. The award was presented by James McJunkin, a ranger of...

 

Good Food For A Good Cause - Brevard, NC

The ninth annual Church Chicken for Charity will be held on Saturday, May 27, during the White Squirrel Festival from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on the lawn at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, located at 249 E. Main Street. Hickory-smoked...

 

VFW Post 4309 Auxiliary Awards Student

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary has several scholarship programs. One is the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship, which is offered to high school students to compete for a local,...

 

Lunch & Learn With N.C. Emergency Management

Silvermont Opportunity Center hosts Greta Herring, a representative of the N.C. Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management for our annual disaster preparedness Lunch & Learn. Attendees will enjoy a complimentary luncheon as Herring...

 

TRIAD Kick-Off Event To Be Held At Silvermont - Brevard, NC

On Thursday, May 18, from 1-3 p.m., TRIAD of Transylvania County will have a kick-off event jointly hosted by Land of Sky Regional Council and Western Carolina Community Action at Silvermont Opportunity Center. TRIAD is a national partnership among...

 

Delta Dental Foundation Awards $2,500 To The Transylvania Public Health

The Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) has awarded a $2,500 Smiles for Kids grant to the Transyl-vania County Department of Public Health. This grant will help to deliver educational materials and oral care to uninsured children from birth to age 12...

 

Farmers' Market Changes Location For May 20 - Brevard, NC

To support one of their hosts, the Masonic Lodge, as they celebrate their 150th Anniversary in Transylvania County and need the use of the farmers’ market parking lot, the Transylvania Farmers’ Market will be setting the market up in the parking... Full story

 

New DAR Officers Installed - Brevard, NC

Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate the installation of new officers at their May, Kentucky Derby-themed meeting....

 

News of Organizations

Republicans On May 20 at 8:30 a.m., the Transylvania Republican breakfast will convene at Hawg Wild BBQ in Pisgah Forest. Special guest speaker is Jimmy Harris, mayor of Brevard. The cost of the breakfast is $10 and payable at the door. Make...

 

Wylder Tyler Mullen

Cassi and Tyler Mullen, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Wylder Tyler Mullen, born April 26, 2017, at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces...

 

Gillespies Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Lester and Shirley Gillespie, of Rosman, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 11, 2017. They were married May 11, 1967 in Pickens, S.C. They have two children and one...

 

American Legion Post 88 To Sponsor Memorial Day Parade - Brevard, NC

The American Legion Post 88 has announced its continuing sponsorship of the annual Memorial Day Parade and Day of Remembrance ceremony on Saturday, May 27, at 9 a.m. American Legion Post 88 welcomes any and all veterans, military members, families,...

 

DAR Members Sport Fancy Hats For Event

Members of the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held their annual meeting in the Alumni House at the Brevard Music Center. As part of the enjoyable evening, the...

 

Farmers' Market To Host Mother's Day Celebration

It's all about the mothers this Saturday, May 13, as the Transylvania Farmers' Market will host a Mother's Day Celebration. Bring your mom to enjoy free massages, drawings and giveaways, breakfast,...

 

News of Orgaizations

Basic Apple Group At the last meeting, participants had fun with photos, and there is still more to cover using photos from a camera or images from your iPhone or iPad! Learn how to turn those wonderful memories into albums, to edit your images, to...

 

Rise & Shine's Motown Memories Was Fun Fundraiser - Brevard, NC

On Saturday, April 29, the Straus Auditorium in Brevard transformed into memories of Motown. DJ Marcus Lester (Class and Sound Entertainment) recaptured the classic Motown mood, playing songs by The...

 

Picturing the Past: Whitmire Motor Co. Was Once A Stable - Brevard, NC

In the 1920s Roland and Rush Whitmire operated Whitmire Motor Company in Brevard. They were the sons of T.W. Whitmire, who owned Whitmire Motor Company in Asheville from 1915-1924. The elder Whitmire...

 

Held May 3: Mountain Neighbors Network Recognizes Local Volunteers - Brevard, NC

Mountain Neighbors Network hosted its first volunteer appreciation luncheon on May 3 in the Myers Dining Hall of Brevard College. The meeting was attended by board members and volunteers who discussed what services the organization can provide to...

 

TRIAD Kick-Off Event To Be Held At Silvermont Opportunity Center - Brevard, NC

On Thursday, May 18, from 1-3 p.m., TRIAD of Transylvania County will have a kick-off event jointly hosted by Land of Sky Regional Council and Western Carolina Community Action at Silvermont Opportunity Center. TRIAD is a national partnership among...

 

Library Boards To Meet May 18 - Brevard, NC

The regular meetings of the Transylvania County Library Board of Trustees and the Transylvania County Library Foundation Board of Directors will be held on Thursday, May 18. The Library Foundation Board meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the...

 

Fostering Families Need Volunteers And Donors

Imagine a world in which the concept of "family" is turned on its head, a world in which you are forced to pack your few belongings and move to a new home and a new family. Most of the time you are...

 

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