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Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest For the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s Jan. 24 meeting, the club will feature several Brevard High School students who are members of the Rotary-sponsored Interact Club there. They will update the Rotary Club regarding...

 

Shoshana Fried To Speak About DACA On Jan. 23 - Brevard, NC

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church invites the community to an informational meeting on immigration topics, including DACA and TPS, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the church which is located at 256 E. Main St. in Brevard. The speaker will be...

 

Picturing The Past: Railroad Dramatically Boosted Brevard's Population - Brevard, NC

In 1894 the railroad arrived in Brevard bringing with it a new era. Branson's Business Directory lists the population of Brevard as 350 in 1890; by 1896 it was 500. According to the U.S. Federal Censu...

 

Miss Bengal Pageant To Be Held Saturday, Jan. 20 - Rosman, NC

The annual Miss Bengal Pageant at Rosman High School has been rescheduled to 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the high school. Yearbook staff are also selling $1 raffle tickets. The prize: an Apple...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Party The Executive Committee of the Transylvania County Democratic Party will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at the Election Center conference room. All Democrats are welcome to attend. Republicans On Saturday, Jan. 20, at 8:30...

 

Group To Celebrate MLK Day And Cornelius Hunt - Brevard, NC

A group of community women who serve on Brevard’s NAACP Education Committee is determined to make a difference for the young people of Transylvania County. They believe that change must begin as early as possible. And so did Cornelius Hunt, an Afri...

 

Sharing House Diary: Affordable Housing? Not So Much

By Jackie Curtis You may have noticed that our "needs" list that appears every Monday in The Transylvania Times often asks for camping supplies. The reason for this is quite simple: a lot of our...

 

Christmas Blessings To Transylvania Children

Sharing House volunteer Ronnie Peterman was kept busy stocking the Sharing House Santa Shop with gifts destined for 810 Sharing House children who otherwise probably wouldn't have received gifts to...

 

News Of Organizations

Hearing Loss Association The Brevard Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), due to heavy snow’s forcing cancellation of its annual December holiday luncheon, will celebrate the New Year with a luncheon at 1 p.m. on Saturday,...

 

Healing Community Action Circles Set To Meet Jan. 11 At Brevard College - Brevard, NC

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 (https://center4spiritualwisdom.org/) and Brevard College. The fourth of six...

 

Library Boards To Meet Jan. 18

The regular meetings of the Transylvania County Library Board of Trustees and the Transylvania County Library Foundation Board of Directors will be on Thursday, Jan. 18. The meetings will be held in the Connestee Conference Room at the Transylvania...

 

At The Next AAUW Meeting: Caring For Military Veterans

Pisgah Legal Services will be giving a presentation on the plight and problems of our military veterans and what is involved in caring for them at the next AAUW meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at noon at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd across...

 

News Of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest For the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s Jan. 10 meeting the speaker will be Beth Branagan, a social worker for Transylvania County Schools. Branagan will speak about the homeless youth in Transylvania County. In April...

 

News Of Organizations - Transylvania Republicans, Brevard, NC

Transylvania Republicans The Transylvania County Republican Party Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m. in the downstairs conference room of the Community Services Building located on Morgan Street in downtown Brevard. All...

 

Brevard/Transylvania Chamber And Visitor Center Volunteers Celebrate The Holidays

The Chamber was ablaze with joy and laughter on a recent evening in Decembr as the Visitor Center volunteers celebrated the holidays with fun, food and festivities. "We love to celebrate our...

 

WCCA Board To Meet Jan. 11

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc., a nonprofit human services agency administering local, state and federally funded programs for low-income, the elderly and children, will hold its board of director’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11,...

 

News Of Organizations - Apple Group, Brevard, NC

Apple Group The Basic Apple Group for iPad, iPhone and MacBook will have their monthly meeting Monday, Jan. 15, from 10-11:15 a.m. For Apple computer users, and 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. for iPhone/iPad/Apple Watch users. This month we will show you how...

 

Picturing The Past: Brevard Incorporated 150 Years Ago, Brevard, NC

This year marks the 150th year of the city of Brevard. Although the site was selected, surveyed and laid out in 1861, the town, as it was then, was not incorporated until 1868. When Transylvania...

 

AAA Carolinas Urges Safety On New Year's Eve

AAA Carolinas urges those planning to celebrate the arrival of 2018 to do so safely, especially when on the road. New Year’s Eve is one of the holidays that is most widely celebrated with alcohol. If drinking is part of your New Year’s celebratio...

 

Wilder, Wallace Engagement Announced

Vickie and Francis Wilder, of Fletcher, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rev. Jennifer Caroline Allison Wilder, of Owings, Md., to Gregory William Wallace, also of Owings. He...

 

Delivering Gifts To Veterans

On Dec. 22, members of the American Legion, the VFW and St. Philip's Episcopal Church delivered Christmas gifts to veterans in Transylvania County assisted living facilities. A good time was had by...

 

News Of Organizations - AARP, Chapter 8

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), Chapter 8, will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 11:15 a.m. at Bay Breeze Restaurant in Hendersonville. The guest speaker will be Dr. Charles Harpe, who will present a program on dementia. A brief...

 

Jenkins Center Wishes The Community Happy Holidays

The Mary C. Jenkins Community Center board extends best wishes to all for the holiday season. From left to right in this photo are Susan Threlkel, Nicola Karesh, Randy Lytle, Joshua Freeman, Edith...

 

Silvermont Opportunity Center Organizes Aging Sensitivity Training - Brevard, NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center and Land of Sky will offer an aging sensitivity training presented by Carol Alison, the area Agency on Aging ombudsman, on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Community Services Building Conference Room at 106...

 

Transylvanians Honored

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution meeting was held last Saturday at Ardenwoods in Buncombe County. Three Transylvanians were honored for their outstanding public service...

 

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