The Transylvania Times -

Articles from the February 25, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 49

Alzheimer's Association Hosting Two Workshops At The Library

The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter, in collaboration with Land of Sky Regional Council, is hosting two educational workshops at the Transylvania County Library. The first one – “Navigating a Dementia... — Updated 2/26/2019


Florence "Flo" P. Hollar

Florence "Flo" P. Hollar, 72, of Palm Bay, Fla., gained her angel wings Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Daniels Child Hospice House in Palm Bay. She was a resident of Palm Bay for four... — Updated 2/26/2019


Lisa Anne Duscio

Lisa Anne Duscio, 57, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. A native of Port Huron, Mich., she was the daughter of Charles Frederick and Alice Anne Elliston Ely, of Port... — Updated 2/26/2019


Wildlife Commission To Close Hatchery Waters

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close about 1,000 miles of hatchery supported trout waters to fishing one-half hour after sunset on Feb. 28 and reopen them at 7 a.m. on April 6. While fishing is closed, Commission... — Updated 2/25/2019


Dennis "Denny" James Sullivan

Dennis "Denny" James Sullivan, a long-time resident of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at his home. He was 81 years old. Born in Detroit, Mich., he graduated from the... — Updated 2/25/2019


TVS Invites Public To Closing Reception For Art Exhibition

The INTERACT group from TVS (Transylvania Vocational Services) invites the public to attend a closing reception for their "Art Through the Universe" exhibit on Thursday Feb. 28,... — Updated 2/25/2019


Salsburg Served As Naval Flight Surgeon

Dr. Steven Salsburg was in his last year of internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital during the Vietnam War's Tet Offensive. The escalation of U.S. involvement in Vietnam required... — Updated 2/25/2019


To Blue Ridge Students: Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Awards $9,350

On Feb. 15, 2019, Sandra and Joe Furr met with Blue Ridge Community College President Dr. Laura B. Leatherwood and Educational Foundation Executive Director Ann Green along with sev... — Updated 2/25/2019


Brevard's Owens To Play In East-West All-Star Game

This July, Brevard senior standout wide receiver Breylan Owens will get the chance to go up against the best of the best as he participates in the 2019 N.C. East-West All-Star... — Updated 2/25/2019


Blue Ridge Helps SAFE

Blue Ridge Community College students handed out Blue Ridge Bakery cupcakes and held a roses sale to benefit SAFE, Inc. on Valentine's Day.... — Updated 2/25/2019

 By Joseph Marvin    Sports

BC Defeats Meredith Win In Women's Tennis Home Match

The Brevard College Tornados women's tennis team (2-3) collected a 7-2 win over the Meredith Avenging Angels (0-3) to open its Spring home slate on Sunday afternoon at the McCoy... — Updated 2/25/2019

 By Joseph Marvin    Sports

Tornados' Lacrosse Gets Split Results In Weekend Contests

The Brevard College Tornados women’s lacrosse team (3-0) continued its program-best start to the 2019 campaign with a well-deserved 6-4 victory in non-conference play against Randolph College (0-1) on Saturday afternoon in... — Updated 2/25/2019


Tornados' Softball Suffers Doubleheader Sweep To Montreat

The Brevard College Tornados softball team (1-2) fell in a Sunday afternoon doubleheader to the visiting Montreat Cavaliers (8-8) at Ives-Lemel Field. Montreat used opportune offense, taking advantage of defensive miscues to claim... — Updated 2/25/2019


BC Climbing Team, Brevard Rock Gym Host Boulder Bash

The Brevard College climbing team hosted its third-annual Boulder Bash on Saturday at the Brevard Rock Gym, with 79 collegiate climbers representing nine colleges participating in the USA Climbing Appalachian Region competition.... — Updated 2/25/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Advance To Playoffs

For the first time in eight years, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils are in the postseason. Despite losing their first-round Mountain Six Conference game to Franklin, Brevard made the cut when the state brackets were announced on Saturd... — Updated 2/25/2019

 By Josh Tinsley    Education

Everyday Education: Implementing Discipline Programs That Work

In his commencement address at Kenyon University, “This Is Water,” David Foster Wallace suggests fish do not understand the concept of water because they have been immersed in it since they were born and have failed to notice... — Updated 2/25/2019


Bread Of Life Receives Grant From CFWNC

Bread of Life would like to acknowledge the receipt of a grant from The Community Fund of Western North Carolina (CFWNC). Entitled “People In Need,” these funds have enabled Bread of Life to purchase two new convection ovens... — Updated 2/25/2019


Anderson Honored

The members of Brevard P.E.O. Chapter BT held a farewell tea for outgoing president Mary Anderson at the home of past state president Ann Hoeke. President Anderson was thanked for... — Updated 2/25/2019


News Of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Brevard The Brevard Rotary club will meet every Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. at KTCHN, 36 E. Main St. in Brevard. The public is always welcome to attend the noon meetings, listen to the guest speakers and learn more about... — Updated 2/25/2019


Della Mae To Perform Thursday

Della Mae will perform Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard. Della Mae is a Grammy-nominated, Nashville-based, all-female string band made up of lead vocalist/guitarist Celia Woodsmith, two-time national... — Updated 2/25/2019


New At The Library: Sinese Recounts His Journey To Service

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Conklin, Tara. “The Last Romantics.” Fiona, Renee, Caroline and Joe are siblings in a middle-class Connecticut town enjoying their “free and... — Updated 2/25/2019

 By Bethany Rundell    Arts

'Just Another Big Dog' Is Another BLT Hit

A record-breaking blizzard threatens a rural town near the Canadian border and the townspeople, including the two local veterinarians, are preparing for feet – not inches – of... — Updated 2/25/2019


South Toe Trailhead Parking Area Expanded

The Appalachian Ranger District will close the South Toe Trailhead parking area across from Black Mountain Campground on the Pisgah National Forest for improvements starting March 4, 2019. The South Toe Trailhead is an access... — Updated 2/25/2019

 By Park Baker    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Yellow Mountain Fire Tower

This week's destination hike is the Yellow Mountain fire tower above Lake Glenville. About an hour drive from Brevard, this stone foundation fire tower was built in 1934 by the... — Updated 2/25/2019


N.C. Wildlife Commission Seeks Nominees For Annual Small Game Award

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations for its Lawrence G. Diedrick Small Game Award, which recognizes an individual or organization whose actions have significantly and positively impacted North... — Updated 2/25/2019


Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020