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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...

 

Lovelace To Speak To Pisgah Rotary

At the Oct. 25 meeting of the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest, the speaker will be Clark Lovelace, executive director of Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority. The TCTDA is responsible for promoting Transylvania County to the wider world. Fu...

 

Shop Of St. Philip's Honors Volunteers At Luncheon - Brevard, NC

On Thursday, Oct. 12, the Shop of St. Philip’s was closed for the day. Instead, a luncheon at the church honored and thanked the almost 100 volunteers who make it possible for the Shop to be open and run smoothly. Each table was decorated in a...

 

BHS Class Of '67 Holds Reunion - Brevard, NC

The Brevard High School Class of 1967 celebrated its 50th year class reunion with a dinner/dance at Lola's Old Hickory House. Two hundred and twelve students graduated from BHS in 1967. Of this...

 

Museum To Host Children's Armed Forces Appreciation Day - Brevard, NC

On Oct. 28 the WNC Military History Museum will feature a day of fun and educational activities for children. The entertainment includes coloring pictures for the troops, which the museum will send to deployed units around the globe. Those children...

 

Picturing The Past: Pisgah Fish Camp Approaching 50 Years - Pisgah Forest, NC

For nearly 50 years Pisgah Fish Camp has served residents and visitors alike. In 1968, Dan Hawkins opened the Brevard Fish Camp in the former Club House of the Brevard Country Club on Country Club Roa...

 

Transylvania County Women Recognized By SHIIP - Brevard, NC

The N.C. Department of Insurance's Seniors Health Insurance Infor-mation Program, also known as SHIIP, awarded a 5-year pin to Liz Bates and Sandra Tooman for their volunteer work helping local...

 

Democratic Women To Meet

Running for the state House of Representatives, District 113, Sam Edney will meet with the Transylvania County Democratic Women’s Club on Monday, Oct. 23, to discuss his candidacy. Edney, a Cedar Mountain resident, has lived in the district all...

 

Focus Of October DAR Meeting Was Breast Cancer Awareness

Regent Sharon Jenkins gaveled the meeting to order and welcomed members and asked that guests be introduced. Of special significance to the audience and especially to Brenda Monk was the leading of...

 

Green River Preserve Scholarship Recipient Gives Thanks To AAUW

AAUW members were enamored to hear from one of the Green River Preserve scholarship recipients at their October branch meeting. Aria Sullivan was a delight, telling members of her experience at the...

 

HIPAA And The Family Crisis: Teamwork Within The Mental Health Care System

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 6-8 p.m., Transylvania Regional Hospital and the local affiliate of NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness ) will sponsor a panel discussion, “HIPAA and the Family Crisis: Teamwork Within the Mental Health Care Syst...

 

Troxler Announces New Beehive Grant Fund Program

County governments, nonprofit groups and certified beekeepers pursuing farmland preservation projects and beehive grants have until Dec. 15 to apply for funding assistance from the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund. T...

 

VFW And Auxiliary Hold Bicycle Rodeo/Costume Contest Oct. 21

For more than 10 years, VFW 4309 and its Auxiliary have held a Halloween Fair that included a Bicycle Rodeo. It will be held again this year on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Bike Rodeo is an event to promote bicycle safety through...

 

Marines To Celebrate Birthday

The old adage “once a Marine, always a Marine” will be invoked again in Brevard on Nov. 10. The occasion will be the 242nd anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps, as celebrated by the Mountain Marines, an unofficial group of local Leathernecks,...

 

Picturing The Past: Franklin Park Was Once A Lake By A Hotel

The Franklin Hotel, built by J. Frances Hays around 1900 on East Main St., was surrounded by an expansive lawn, acres of trees, and a small lake. In 1909 Hays sold the hotel and 80 acres to the...

 

Agriculture Rodeo

Did you know that Transylvania County has various pieces of agriculture equipment available for the public to rent or borrow? Such pieces include a lime spreader, weed wiper, a conservation seed...

 

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