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News Of Organizations - Democratic Women - Brevard, NC

Democratic Women Running for the U.S. Congress from the 11th District, Phillip Price will meet with the Transylvania County Democratic Women’s Club on Monday, Nov. 27, to discuss his candidacy. Phillip has lived in the 11th District for more than...

 

Celebrate Thanksgiving With Foods From The First Feast

Thanksgiving is celebrated each November in the United States and each October in Canada. People traditionally gather around the dinner table flanked by friends and extended members of their families...

 

Get Your Flu Shot Before The Holidays - Transylvania County, NC

With the holidays quickly approaching, there will be more opportunities to spend time with family and friends. Now is the time to ensure that you and those around you are protected from flu by getting your seasonal flu vaccine. It takes about two...

 

Farmers' Market Continues Year-Round - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Farmers' Market continues its year-round schedule with 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. hours this Saturday, Nov. 25. After this Saturday, the market will switch to their winter hours of 10 a.m. to...

 

Egolf Motors Partners With Sharing House Christmas Program - Brevard, NC

The showroom at Egolf Motors on Asheville Highway in Brevard is festooned with dozens of "Kids Community Christmas" flyers, asking auto and truck shoppers for toys and gifts for children up to 18...

 

DAR Members Install WW I Exhibit In Military Museum

First Vice Regent Dayna Pollett, assisted by Second Vice Regent Nancy Davis, created a small exhibit in the Western North Carolina Military Museum. The Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the...

 

Churches To Offer Their Annual After Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 24

Community Baptist Church, in conjunction with Anchor Baptist Church, will be hosting its annual After Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday, Nov. 24, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The dinner will be served in the fellowship hall of Anchor Baptist Church, which...

 

Nominate Neighbors For Governor's Volunteer Award

Noon on Friday, Dec. 8, is the deadline for local nominations for the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Award. Any person, group, or entity from the public, nonprofit and private sector may be...

 

Picturing The Past: Receipts Reveal Some Basic Costs From Years Ago

This week Picturing the Past continues to feature items from a collection of County Commissioners' documents of the early 1900s by looking at the contents of a few specific items. A Brevard Institute...

 

Foster Grandparents Needed In Transylvania County

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...

 

Food Lion's Magnificent Gift - Brevard, NC

Sharing House Pantry Assistant David Burgess helped the Food Lion truck driver unload pallets of food for two-dozen Food Lion corporate volunteers to stock on the new pantry operation's shelves. The...

 

The Great Pantry Makeover - Brevard, NC

Elizabeth Galloway of Brevard was the first shopper in Sharing House's new pantry operation. She is being assisted by Sharing House volunteer Leslie Lathrop, also of Brevard. Previously, pantry...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group The November Basic Apple Group meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 22 Fisher Rd., Brevard, opposite Ingles. Topics covered will include printing...

 

Creating A Family Presents Adoption 101 On Nov. 16

On Nov. 16, at 6 p.m., Creating a Family will present "Adoption 101," an educational event for anyone who may be considering adoption, or would just like to learn more about the process. The...

 

Picturing The Past: Documents Add To A Family's Story For Genealogists

The Local History Room at the Transylvania County Library has a rather random collection of County Commissioner documents from 1899-1940 that include a variety of papers. There are bills,...

 

Frick-Ruppert To Discuss: The Spectacular Southern Appalachian Bio-Diversity - Brevard, NC

Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are in for a real treat. Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert will be giving a presentation on the biodiversity of our own backyard at the next AAUW meeting on Tuesday,...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Homework Club Students Plan Thanksgiving Meal

Blankets For Farmworkers One of our parents has heard about a need in Henderson County that she encourages us to address. Farmworkers in Henderson County are in need of blankets for the winter months. If you have some blankets that you are able to...

 

News Of Organizations

Ikenobo Ikebana The Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Hendersonville, located at 1735 Fifth Avenue West in Hendersonville. Diane Harker...

 

Healing Community Action Circles Meets Nov. 9 At BC

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 (www. center4spiritualwisdom.org/) and Brevard College. The second of six...

 

Drop-Off Sites Announced For Operation Christmas Child - Brevard, NC

Brevard Wesleyan Church and Oak Gove Baptist Church in Lake Toxaway will serve as a drop-off locations for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) starting Nov. 13. They will join nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting shoeboxes filled with toys, school...

 

News of Organizations

Democrats The Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Members and guests will enjoy dinner (on your own) and fellowship together at 6 p.m. In the spirit of the Thanksgiving...

 

VAYA Health Gives Workshop On Substance Abuse At Silvermont - Brevard, NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center (SOC) will offer a seminar on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. The topic, “Substance Abuse,” will be presented by Judith Earley of VAYA Health. This seminar is free and open to all members of the community. The...

 

Davidson River Cemetery Acknowledges Veterans

This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the Davidson River Cemetery Committee thanks all veterans for their service to this country and for the freedoms Americans enjoy due to their sacrifices. In addition to thanking our living veterans, we express our...

 

Picturing The Past: West Main Was Always Prominent

The early photograph of Main Street in Brevard looking west toward Bracken Mountain shows wooden storefronts along a wide dirt street. The three men in the photograph are identified as Jim Paxton,...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest The Nov. 8 guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest will be Susie Fendon, a victim of polio at a very young age in 1950. The after effects she is now living with are called “Polio Plus Syndrome.” Fendon will...

 

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