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Library And TRAIN To Celebrate Volunteers

The Transylvania County Library and United Way of Transylvania County's TRAIN present the annual "Celebration of Volunteers" from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, in the... — Updated 4/8/2019


Savvy Senior: Some Air Travel Tips For Older Passengers

Dear Savvy Senior, My son is getting his Ph.D. next month and I would like to fly my parents in from across the country for his graduation, but I have some concerns about the flights. My dad is 82 and has trouble walking long... — Updated 4/8/2019


Picturing The Past: Community Clubs Helped Bring People Together

In the late 1940s, two groups, Western North Carolina Associated Communities and Western North Carolina Community Development Association, undertook efforts to assist small rural... — Updated 4/8/2019


Stephen Edward Warren

Stephen Edward Warren, 77, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 3, 2019. He was born in Haywood County, Feb. 10, 1942, to the late Gaston and Laura Bradley... — Updated 4/8/2019


Lois Snyder Kenyon

Lois Snyder Kenyon died April 4, 2019, in Brevard. She was formerly a longtime resident of Gainesville, Ga. Born in 1920 in Winston-Salem, N.C., she was the daughter of Edward R. Sn... — Updated 4/8/2019


WNC Smart Start Leaders Join State Legislators For Discussion

Area Smart Start leaders joined state legislators on Friday, March 29, at First Baptist Children's Development Center in Marion, to provide an overview of local Smart Start... — Updated 4/8/2019


Legal Notices: April 8, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having qualified as EXECUTOR of the ANCILLARY ESTATE OF ROGER MARK BROWN, deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, notifies all... — Updated 4/8/2019


NCDOT Announces 2018 Wildflower Award Winners

The wildflowers blooming along North Carolina’s highways are a beautiful sight for travelers; they’re also award-winning. Each year, the N.C. Department of Transportation honors the state’s best-looking wildflower beds. The... — Updated 4/8/2019


U.S. Forest Service Seeks Applicants For Recreation Advisory Committee

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking nominations to fill seven positions on the Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee to serve national forests across the Southeast. The committee is tasked with reviewing fee... — Updated 4/8/2019


The Transylvania French Broad Stewards Merges With Conserving Carolina And Other Outdoors News

After almost a year of conversation, the final draft of a MOU that puts The Transylvania French Broad Stewards under the hat of Conserving Carolina, is all but complete. In today’s world it seems that mergers, buyouts or all-out... — Updated 4/8/2019


Mountain Skies: Mars Crosses Face Of Taurus, The Bull

The Planets Under normal circumstances the beautiful planet Venus, now our “morning star” in the east before dawn, is the brightest nighttime object after the moon. The second brightest planet is usually the giant Jupiter.... — Updated 4/8/2019


Hoisting Of Two State Flags Demonstrates Museum's New Focus

Last Saturday and Sunday, observant passersby in downtown Brevard noticed a fourth flag on the flagpole at the Transylvania County courthouse. Waving in the breeze, beneath the... — Updated 4/8/2019


State Agronomist Offers Home Garden Tips

As the weather warms up, garden enthusiasts, community gardeners and landscapers gear up for the spring and summer growing seasons. Whether it’s a home vegetable garden or establishing plants that will turn into breathtaking... — Updated 4/8/2019


Everyday Education: Everyone Has A Story And Each Is Different

Imagine a 14-year-old or 15-year-old who isn’t exactly sure where they will live or where their next meal will come from. Imagine a student whose parents are alcoholics or use illegal substances and who struggle to provide basic... — Updated 4/8/2019


RES Announces Honor Roll For Third Quarter

The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Kylen Devia, Teya McCurry, Farrah Blake Metcalf and Ben Parizo. 4th Grade A/B Honor... — Updated 4/8/2019


Friday Program To Focus On Students In The Forests

A common bumper sticker in Transylvania is “Kids grow better outdoors!” As Transylvania transitions to an outdoor recreation economy, an important segment dealing with educational topics related to outdoor life for kids is... — Updated 4/8/2019


Boys & Girls Club Visits BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College students and faculty gave an interactive tour to 14 members of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club on March 22.... — Updated 4/8/2019


News Of Organizations

Delta Kappa Gamma Charter members of the local Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International are invited to attend the regular meeting of the organization at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Activity... — Updated 4/8/2019


Championing Peace And Non-Violence Through Conflict Resolution

This year the American Association of University Women (AAUW) selected as the theme for Women's History Month "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Non-violence." This article... — Updated 4/8/2019


What's New At The Library: Learning How To Die

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Carty-Williams, Candice. “Queenie.” Queenie is twenty-five and she is trying really hard to figure out her life. She’s Jamaican, and living and... — Updated 4/8/2019


TC Arts To Show Work By Students Of All Ages

In April, masks, paintings, photos and self-portraits created by local youth line the walls at the TC Arts Council. The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host the annual Tran... — Updated 4/8/2019


Transylvania History Doll Show Held

A very entertaining, interesting and educational doll show was held on Jan. 11, in the Rosman Elementary School. The show was sponsored by the first, second and third grades. There were many prizes given to the following: Queen,... — Updated 4/8/2019


Number 7 Arts Features Three Artists In April

Last month Number 7 Arts celebrated its 20th anniversary. This month it’s celebrating spring and the return of its various shades of green to these beautiful mountains as well as Brevard’s first official Gallery Walk of 2019.... — Updated 4/8/2019


Sauciers To Discuss Food, Photography At Library

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in April with a presentation by photographers Janet Garity Saucier and Les Saucier whose book “Mountain Blue” will form the basis of the presentation, “It All Starts with Bacon: Two... — Updated 4/8/2019


Hollingsworth Gallery To Host 'Double Take'

The Hollingsworth Gallery will host the exhibit "Double Take" through April 30 and for the first Gallery Walk of the season on Friday, April 26. The exhibit features work by... — Updated 4/8/2019


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