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The next Friends of Transylvania Adult Daycare meeting will take place on Thursday, July 7. All those interested are welcome to attend at 3 p.m. at the Transylvania Board of Elections Conference Room, located at 150 S. Gaston St. in Brevard. For more information, please contact Kathe Harris …

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has confirmed the first established presence of the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) in the state, said a press release. Initial surveys indicate the known distribution of the pest is within a 5-mile radius in…

WNCSource (WCCA) a non-profit human services agency administering local, state and federally funded programs for low-income, the elderly and children, will hold its board of director’s monthly meeting on Thursday, July 14.

At the end of 2021, an estimated 4,000 people were living with HIV in North Carolina and unaware of their HIV+ status. Getting tested routinely and knowing their status means people can get treatment quicker.

Eligible North Carolina children will receive additional benefits over the summer to ensure they have access to nutritious food. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) recently received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue the Pandemic Ele…

Throughout the summer of 2022, ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) will present a series of on-farm regional symposiums for healthcare professionals in western North Carolina to explore the principles of Farm Fresh for Health. Symposiums will take place June 25 at Winding Stai…

National Drone Safety Day was last Saturday and North Carolina officials are bracing for one of the busiest summers yet for the wildly popular devices, according to a press release.

Mountain Area Workforce Development will be holding a $19 per Hour and Beyond Job Fair on Wednesday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the WNC Agricultural Center’s Virginia Boone Building, 761 Boylston Highway, Fletcher, North Carolina, said a press release. The Virginia Boone Building is …

Silvermont mansion in Brevard is back in action offering a historic setting where senior citizens have opportunities to thrive and belong. The senior center’s social activities stopped when pandemic started, but since re-opening in November 2021 numbers are nearly back to pre-COVID levels.

Pardee UNC Health Care continues to expand its bariatrics program with the addition of Eric Ho, PA-C. Ho is a certified physician assistant who specializes in care for bariatrics and general surgery patients. He strives to help patients feel empowered to manage their own health by assisting …

The CARE Coalition invited a panel of community leaders Tuesday evening at the Transylvania County Library to discuss the entangled web of drug misuse, addiction and mental health issues that can ruin the lives of those it traps.

Emily Lowery’s life story is the stuff of which award-winning screenplays are made: harrowing struggles with drugs, alcohol, depression and homelessness, followed by redemption, triumph and a complete life turnaround.