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Jones Speaks At Democratic Women's Club Luncheon

"Defending Demo-cracy in North Carolina" was the resounding message and rallying cry at the Transylvania County Democratic Women's Club's May Luncheon this past Monday in the Rogow Room at the...

 

Grimm Receives Eagle Scout Award

Douglas Grimm, a member of BSA Troop 703 of Brevard, was awarded the Eagle Scout award on Sunday, May 6, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church. Grimm is a senior at Brevard High School from which he'll...

 

Reid, Crain Engagement Announced

Marty and Sarah Reid, of Cedar Mountain, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Blakely Lauren Reid, to Jerod Emmanuel Crain, son of Janet Crain and the late Doug Crain, of Rosman....

 

Master Gardener: To Prune Or Not To Prune, That Is The Question

By Jane M. Wheeless Master Gardener It is hard to miss the spectacular spring blooms appearing all over the county, as well as the large piles of branches and twigs at curbsides waiting to be picked up by the collection crew in Brevard. What these...

 

Habitat Showhouse Set For June 16

The 2018 Transylvania Habitat for Humanity Showhouse and Sale will be held Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Connestee Falls home of John and Barbara Walter, located at 1364 Salola La...

 

90th Birthday Celebration

Katherine Merrill Bradley celebrated her 90th birthday Saturday, May 12, 2018, with her family and friends. Her children and grandchildren held a drop-in from 2 to 4 p.m. at her home in Little River....

 

AAUW Concludes Spring With Celebrations Of Its Educational Mission

The series of mission celebrations started off with two of the three Brevard College scholarship recipients coming to thank AAUW members for their scholarships. These two graduating seniors were...

 

Time To Celebrate Volunteers And Opportunities

Do you like to cook? Build things? Meet new people? Write newsletters? Encourage youth? Teach or learn new skills? Support seniors living independently? Share your technical expertise? Review grants?...

 

Unique Mother's Day Gift Idea

Mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers and many more remarkable women often work tirelessly and without fanfare to provide for their families. Even though they may deserve to be recognized throughout the year, moms enjoy a special day nestled within the...

 

Master Gardener

When you think of an old-fashioned formal herb garden, it brings to mind small hedges clipped into a design like a knot. Another way to think of an herb garden is a kitchen garden which would include...

 

Get Ready To 'Eat Local Shop Local' For United Way

"Eat Local Shop Local," United Way of Transylvania County's annual focus on keeping things local, happens Saturday, May 12, this year. So far, 34 restaurants and retailers have committed to take part...

 

News of Organizations

Moms Demand Action The Transylvania Chapter of Moms Demand Action/Everytown For Gun Safety will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, May 6, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 24 Varsity St. in Brevard. The group will...

 

McGaha, Smith Engagement Announced

Rick and Cherie McGaha, and Linda Rice, of Brevard, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Marie McGaha, also of Brevard, to Daniel Holton Smith, of Asheville. The...

 

Best Beard Contest Part Of Farmers' Market Spring Celebration On May 5

The Transylvania Farmers' Market is planning a spring celebration on Saturday, May 5, as it switches back to its regular hours of 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. that week. The market will kick it into high gear...

 

Akridge, Dunn Engagement Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Don Akridge, of Lake Toxaway, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda M. Akridge, to Kaylon P. Dunn, son Chris and Elisia Dunn, of La Grande, Ore. The...

 

Brevard Couple Celebrates 50 Years Of Marriage

Joan and Dave Rundell, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 4, 2018. Longtime residents of Miami Springs, Fla., until moving to western North Carolina in 2014, the couple met...

 

News Of Organizations

Parkinson’s Support Group The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Support group meeting will be Tuesday, May 8, starting at 10 a.m., at the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, located at 249 E. Main St. in Brevard. The guest speaker will...

 

Fostering Families...Raise Hope...Foster Dreams

There are signs of spring around the county...daffodils blooming, flowering shrubs, as well as a multitude of political signs and signs that read "Open Your Hearts to Foster and Adopt." These last "si...

 

Library, And TRAIN To Celebrate Volunteers

The Transylvania County Library and United Way of Transylvania County's TRAIN will present "Celebration of Volunteers" Monday, May 14, from 4-7 p.m. in the library's Rogow Room. The event offers...

 

In Transylvania County Learn How To Successfully Grow Tomatoes

There is nothing that beats the taste of a home grown tomato and the store bought varieties just don't seem to compare. But growing tomatoes in this area can have its issues. They start off looking...

 

PEO Holds Spring Reciprocity Luncheon

The Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Chapter BT of Brevard hosted the Spring Reciprocity Luncheon held at the Etowah Golf Course on April 14 with about 80 members present. The Reciprocity...

 

Safely Dispose Of Prescription Drugs At Take Back Event

It’s time for a good spring cleaning — of your medicine cabinet. You can help prevent pill abuse and theft by safely disposing of potentially dangerous expir-ed, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. This Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2...

 

Reynolds To Discuss 'Climate Change And The Return Of The Ice' At Sierra Club

This month's Sierra Club program on April 26 is titled "Climate Change and the Return of the Ice," presented by Dr. Jim Reynolds, professor of geology at Brevard College. Reynolds has presented this t...

 

At Transylvania Heritage Museum: 150 Years Of Fashion On Display Until May 12

Who invented the zipper? When did belts replace suspenders? Who first introduced the iconic little black dress? Who was the first supermodel? You will find the answer to these questions, as well as...

 

News Of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest For its April 25 meeting, the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s speaker will be Elaine Russell, Transylvania County Health Director since January 2015. Russell will speak on health trends and issues in Transylvania County....

 

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