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Articles from the April 4, 2019 edition

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Library To Showcase Local Family Histories

Has your family lived in Transylvania County for multiple generations? Do you have family heirlooms and memorabilia you would like to display? A family Bible, great-grandma's quilt,... — Updated 4/3/2019


Balsam Grove News

Bingo There will be bingo at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Friday, April 5, starting with food at 6 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to come out for an evening of fun and fellowship. Bookmobile The Transylvania... — Updated 4/3/2019


Brevard Academy Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2018-19 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Ella Avery Allen, Emma Louise-Marie Brown, Lacy M. Burgess, Annabella Rose Chapman, Naomi... — Updated 4/3/2019


BRCC Offers $500,000 In Scholarships To Seniors

Blue Ridge Community College is making an impact in Transylvania and Henderson counties by offering $500,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors who apply online by April 15,... — Updated 4/3/2019


Handcrafters To Hold Open House

The Transylvania County Handcrafter’s Guild (TCHG) is looking for crafter and artists. Established in 1987, The Transylvania County Handcrafter’s Guild (TCHG) is a not-for-profit organization providing programs, workshops,... — Updated 4/3/2019


Michael Reno Harrell To Perform

Michael Reno Harrell, an award winning songwriter, storyteller and entertainer, will perform Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard. Harrell’s recordings top the Americana Music Association charts year after... — Updated 4/3/2019


Notes From Music Center Volunteers: Committees Work Behind The Scenes

(This is the third in a series of articles about the Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for the Brevard Music Center (BMC). Last month’s article highlighted the various volunteer opportunities... — Updated 4/3/2019


Blue Ridge To Present 'Battered' This Saturday

The Blue Ridge Community College Theatre Department invites the community to a free screening of English faculty member Katie Winkler's drama "Battered," a play about domestic... — Updated 4/3/2019

 By John D. Adams    Arts

BLT To Stage Abbott's 'Play On!'

The old dramatic adage "the show must go on" is stretched to comedic heights in "Play On!" The show is a hilarious love letter to community theatre and Brevard Little Theatre's... — Updated 4/3/2019


Meeting To Save The Williamson Creek Community Center

The Williamson Creek Community Center will close the end of May unless a source of funding is found. A group of concerned residents invite the public to a meeting on Friday, April 12, or Saturday, April 13, at 11 a.m. at the... — Updated 4/3/2019


Free Mental Health Seminar To Be Held At Silvermont

Silvermont Opportunity Center is partnering with Vaya Health in Asheville to provide free seminars to Transylvania County residents. The seminars will be led by a member of Vaya’s Geriatric and Adult Specialty Team, which... — Updated 4/3/2019


Cedar Mountain News

Attention Gardeners Volunteers are needed to weed, mulch and spruce up the grounds at our Cedar Mountain Community Center. Join us at 10 a.m. on Friday. Come help make our center beautiful. AOTC This Saturday is the Assault on the... — Updated 4/3/2019


Schenck Hosts Monthly Dinner Monday, April 8

The Community Relations Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having its monthly Community Relations Council Dinner on Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. in the dining hall at Schenck Job Corps. This is an excellent opportunity to meet some... — Updated 4/3/2019


Savvy Senior: Finding Health Insurance Before Medicare Kicks In

Dear Savvy Senior, I will be retiring in a few months and need to get some health insurance for my wife and me until we can enroll in Medicare. What are my options? About to Retire Dear About, There are several places early... — Updated 4/3/2019


Lake Toxaway News

Are You Ready To Listen To Music Again? Our first day of the season will be Friday, May 3. We hope to see everyone there for dinner at 6 p.m. and music starting at 7 p.m. We already have the bands set up for the month of May, so... — Updated 4/3/2019


Legal Notices: April 4, 2019

Public Notice On 4/1/19 Certificate of Need review began for Brevard Dialysis Proj B-11688-19 Add 2 dialy stats. Written comments are due to the Agency by 5/1/19. A public hearing will only be scheduled if requested in writing by... — Updated 4/3/2019


See Off News

The calendar says we’ve officially entered spring, and the daffodils have done their darnedest to help us believe it, but some mornings as I am still scraping frost from my windshield before heading down the mountain, I find myse... — Updated 4/3/2019


VISION Alumni Network Event Set For April 11

Join other VISION alumni and current VISION class members for a networking gathering at D. D. Bullwinkel’s second floor Map Room located at 60 E. Main St. in Brevard on Thursday, April 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Beer, wine and... — Updated 4/3/2019


'The Sacred Earth' Workshop Is April 13

"The Sacred Earth" is the focus of a day-long learning event Saturday, April 13, in Brevard. It will be led by Tom Lewis. The workshop will begin at 9:30 a.m. and begs the... — Updated 4/3/2019


Rosenwald News

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... — Updated 4/3/2019


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join the congregation Sunday, April 7, for worship. Pastor Keith Thompson will be preaching and they will be celebrating the Lord’s Supper at both morning worship services. Worship times are 8:... — Updated 4/3/2019


Cathey's Creek News

Sue Louverne Nicholson Stansell Is 100 Years Old On Thursday, April 10, 1919, Mack and Minnie Wood Nicholson of Nettie's Creek (near Wolf Creek Baptist Church) Jackson County) were... — Updated 4/3/2019


VFW's Who Stole The Pot Of Gold Fundraiser Enjoyed By All

VFW Post 4309 held its mystery dinner fundraiser Saturday, March 30. There were about 60 people in attendance from not only the local area but from the eastern part of the state as... — Updated 4/3/2019


Theophilus: Celebrating 10 Years In Downtown Brevard

In April 2009, Martha Carlton opened the doors to Theophilus in downtown Brevard. Her husband, Greg, had been relocated from Northern Michigan to western North Carolina to lead the... — Updated 4/3/2019

 By Janet Lute    Features

Master Gardener: Practice Safety In The Garden

We don’t always think of our gardens as being a source of danger, but if we are not prepared, we can find ourselves with aches and pains, or even a trip to the emergency room in our future. It is important to treat gardening... — Updated 4/3/2019


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