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We are in countdown mode for the completion of the CLG Grant Survey of African American Communities in Transylvania County. The findings will be shared from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19,...

 

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Sometimes, there is seemingly no news, although I know that it is happening all of the time, and other times, there is a wealth of news pouring in, including the photographs to capture every moment....

 

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Where does one start when you’ve spent a whole lifetime with someone and you are called upon to maybe pick a few standout moments? Wendell Johnstone did just that this week in reminiscing about his...

 

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Last week, there was a volunteer celebration at the Transylvania County Library, sponsored by United Way. The Rosenwald community was represented, along with many other wonderful local agencies,...

 

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We have a few items for the calendar, so grab a pen or pencil and jot these dates down. This morning, put on your walking shoes and join us for a stroll around the community. We are departing at 9:45...

 

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Starting next month, join us in Rosenwald for our "Out and About" community walks, which are geared primarily to those who live within the neighborhood, and who might enjoy company as they get...

 

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Last week, we had out-of-town company. I am referring to our mountain home community. Visit our area all year round. This may delight you. This may aggravate you. You may wonder why or you may...

 

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This week, I felt that there was so much good news and wonderful things happening that I almost didn't know where to start. I welcome problems like that. Life is so good, you don't know what to enjoy...

 

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Recently, behind the scenes, we had what I considered to be a big day. I'm not a grant writer by profession, but I tried my hand at it last year for areas of interest that would benefit the Rosenwald...

 

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The Rev. Jeremy Franklin will be the guest speaker for the fifth Sunday this month at Bethel "A" Baptist Church. The church continues its 100th anniversary celebration (1919 to 2019), extending the...

 

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We are in our final week of Black History month and, like the rest of the country, we have taken the time to honor and attend to black history, especially right here in our own backyard. It is not...

 

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Thanks go out to Karen Henderson, program support assistant with Transylvania County Planning and Community Development. She wrote in and accurately identified the people in one of the mystery...

 

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Congratulations are in order for Mike Hawkins, the owner of Team Hawkins Detailing, LLC, located at White Squirrel Car Wash in Brevard. Mike recently took a trip down the mountain to Majestic...

 

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In June of 2015, I headed down the mountain to Greensboro to represent our area at the National Rosenwald School Conference. The learning, sharing and fellowship were incredible. A few of the...

 

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How has 2019 been treating you so far? Children are back to school. The weather is taking us for a scenic ride and there is so much going on around the country. The government shutdown quickly comes...

 

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Tomorrow, our Faces Of Freedom exhibit will open. This marks the fifth annual show, and I am so grateful to Tammy Hopkins and the Transylvania Community Arts Council for generously providing the...

 
 By Nicola Karesh    Features    June 4, 2015

Faces of Freedom

The Freedom Collection includes a variety of voices with the unifying theme of Freedom at the core. Artists come in various shapes, sizes, ages and fall somewhere along the continuum of novice to...

 

Creek Events Prove Popular And Inspirational – Brevard NC

By Nicola Karesh I echo Cecelia Howell's feeling that if you missed the May 3 "Down By The Creek" event, you missed something special. Magic was felt on every square inch of that green space, even in...

 

Cemeteries To Be Discussed At Creekside Chats – Brevard NC

The public is invited May 3 for a series of afternoon "Creekside Chats" which will include discussion about Bailey's and Shady Grove cemeteries. Information, stories and history regarding both...

 

The Creative Topiary Genius Of Pearl Fryar – Brevard NC

Pearl Fryar was the son of sharecroppers. Poor, black, born on a tobacco and cotton farm in Clinton, N.C., he now makes Bishopville, S.C. his home. A visionary, philosopher and gardener with a...

 

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