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Preview The Spring Night Skies At PARI – Rosman NC

The public is invited to join PARI astronomers for a preview of the spring night skies Friday, March 10, at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). The evening's activities will include a...

 

Wars Of The 20th Century Exhibit To Open March 4 – Brevard NC

The opportunity to appreciate and honor the men and women who served so bravely in our U.S. Armed Forces during the 20th Century is the purpose behind the military exhibit, to be held Saturdays,...

 

NASA Taps PARI For Solar Eclipse Research – Rosman NC

In 1962, NASA chose a location in Transylvania County, North Carolina, to establish the East Coast satellite tracking station during the infancy of the U.S. space program. Fifty-five years later, NASA is returning to the site, now home to the Pisgah...

 

NSDAR Holds February Meeting – Brevard NC

The Feb. 13 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter NSDAR was held in Miller Hall of Saint Philip's Episcopal Church in Brevard with 68 members and guests in attendance. Barrett Mayes, winner of the...

 

NAACP 'Time To Talk' Conversation Focuses On Racism – Brevard NC

Almost 200 people packed the parish hall of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, Feb. 16, to talk about racism in our communities. While most of the standing-room only attendees were white, the gathering included people of other races and eth...

 

Event Helps To Fight Childhood Cancer – Brevard NC

What started as a challenge among three friends has grown into the world's largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. The annual reinsurance industry's St. Patrick's Day party in 2000...

 

News Of Organizations

Boyd Democrats Democrats in the Boyd precinct will have their annual precinct meeting on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m. until noon at the North Transylvania Fire Department. For more information, contact Ray Byraum at 877-6509. Pisgah Forest Rotary...

 

Understanding Reverse Mortgages Class Set For Silvermont March 9 – Brevard NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center and OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling are offering the workshop Understanding Reverse Mortgages as a free opportunity to learn about this important and often confusing financial product. The workshop will be...

 

Hemlock Meeting Today At Dunn's Rock

A public meeting concerning the Hemlock Restoration Initiative in the county has been set for 6 p.m., today, at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center. County residents, especially those with hemlocks on their property, are encouraged to come learn...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group Come to the next meeting of the Basic Apple Group on Monday, Feb. 20, and learn helpful tips to change your passwords and user names to make you life easier and safer on all your Apple devices. Meet in the fellowship hall of the...

 

Morgan Plans To Boost United Way Awareness – Brevard NC

Paul Morgan, a retired journalist and retired journalism professor, has signed on to volunteer with United Way of Transylvania County. His goal is to increase awareness and understanding of local Unit...

 

Foster Grandparents Needed In Transylvania County – Brevard NC

Foster grandparents are trusted mentors, confidants and friends to children in need. Foster grandparents are 55 years of age or older and volunteer 20 hours of time a week. Their goal is to help...

 

Meridian Behavioral Health Launches New Service, ERT – Brevard NC

Meridian Behavioral Health Services has announced that a new program was added to their continuum of services on Nov. 1, 2016. The Early Recovery Team or ERT is an alternative community-based team approach that specializes in working with...

 

Take Care Of Your Heart On Valentine's Day – Brevard NC

Join AAUW in welcoming North Carolina native, Dr. Rachel Keever, a cardiologist with Asheville Cardiology Associates, who will be presenting a program on heart health and advances in treatment. She...

 

News Of Organizations

Parkinson’s Support Group Valentine’s Day, Tuesday Feb. 14, will be the first Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Support Group meeting for 2017. Due to weather conditions, the January meeting was cancelled. The support group meets at 10 a.m....

 

Silvermont To Offer Medicare Fraud And Abuse Seminar –Brevard NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center is offering a free seminar on Medicare fraud and abuse on Monday, Feb. 20, from 10-11 a.m. The speaker will be Diane Trainor, a Senior Medicare Patrol Outreach Specialist for the Seniors Health Insurance Information Prog...

 

Knights To Hold Blood Drive Monday – Brevard NC

The next Knights of Columbus Red Cross blood drive will be Monday, Feb. 13, from noon to 5 p.m., in the fellowship hall at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Giving blood takes less than an hour and is a way of giving life to those in need. Calls will be...

 

With The Services

Hunter Johnson U.S. Air Force Airman Hunter T. Johnson recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military...

 

Public Welcome To Schenck's Dinner – Pisgah Forest NC

The Community Relations Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having their monthly Community Relations Council Dinner on Monday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. in the dining hall at Schenck Job Corps. This is an excellent opportunity to meet some of the students...

 

Jim Lenburg To Discuss South China Sea Concerns – Brevard NC

Jim Lenburg, emeritus professor of history at Mars Hill University, will give a case study in China’s attempts to achieve regional dominance in the South China Sea, during the second talk of the annual Great Decisions Lecture Series at Brevard...

 

City Of Brevard Reminds Residents Of Flood Safety – Brevard NC

Transylvania County is one of the wettest places in the United States. Only the Pacific Northwest annually averages more precipitation. Living in such a beautiful area surrounded by mountains increases the risks of flooding. Here are three helpful...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Men’s Club The Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Join them at 6 p.m. for dinner on your own and fellowship with old and new friends. Eleventh District...

 

Brevard Music Center Supports UWTC Donors – Brevard NC

Brevard Music Center (BMC) has a special way to live united. BMC and United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) put together a reward plan for Transylvania County School System educators who are United Way donors. BMC will provide pairs of event...

 

Children's Center Invites New Volunteers – Brevard NC

The Children's Center of Transylvania County will hold a "Thank You! Luncheon" next Wednesday, Feb. 8, to reward all its volunteers and, hopefully, attract more. "We want to host prospective...

 

Free Rein Center Announces Spring Programs – Brevard NC

Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education is planning their spring class schedule and seeks volunteers looking for very rewarding opportunities. They need people ages 14 and up, who wish...

 

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