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Chapman Attends SARs 2019 State Convention

Four delegates from the Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) traveled to Raleigh on April 5-6 to attend the 2019 State Convention. The weekend's...

 

News Of Organizations

HOB Decorating Committee The first Heart of Brevard Decorating Committee Meeting will be held this Friday, April 12, at 10 a.m. They invite any and all that are interested in helping decorate for downtown festivals to join us in the Heart of Brevard...

 

Financing For Bike Paths

Bicycling has become a popular pastime, as exemplified by the more than 1,000 riders who participated in last Saturday’s Assault on the Carolinas. It is a pastime we should encourage. Bicycling is healthy. It provides excellent aerobic exercise wit...

 

Share The Roads?

As a resident who lives off Greenville Highway (276 S.), I am generally appreciative of both the recreational and economic benefits of local bike riding. I also tend to drum my fingernails on the steering wheel when poking along about 7 mph behind th...

 

Kuddos To The USAF Heritage Of America Band

The USAF Heritage of America Band concert on Friday night at the Porter Center was outstanding. What a fine group of young and talented musicians. The 45 members of the band sent sounds and shivers throughout the great hall. It wasn’t just your...

 

Curses, Foiled Again!

Why is the tail of the donkey between his legs? Do you think Chuck and Nancy have their houses draped in black? Has Morning Joe jumped off a bridge? Has CNN considered that their ratings could go even lower? Yes, I know the Democrats are clinging to...

 

An Evening To Treasure

I would like to offer rave reviews for the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band! Their conductors, musicians and singers truly honored our wonderful veterans and our great country with their special and unique talent and song selections....

 

Civic Pride

Thank you to all the businesses and individuals who supported our semiannual Senior Games and SilverArts barbecue fundraiser this spring. It was a big success. We delivered 339 meals to local businesses and had 98 folks drop by the recreation center...

 

Ellenberger Named K-12 Curriculum Director

Superintendent Jeff McDaris has named Missy Ellenberger as director of Curriculum and Instruction for Transylvania County Schools, serving kindergarten through twelfth grade, effective July 1, 2019. H...

 

Brevard Academy Students Learn About Aviation Careers

Twice in recent months, Brevard Academy students' eyes were pointed to the skies as Bob Twomey soared over the treetops into view. As he navigated the strong winds, he managed landing his Schweizer...

 

April Event To Focus On Immigration And Refugee Crisis

How is the immigration and refugee crisis impacting local Latinos and what can people do to support them? These and other questions will be the focus of an Immigration and Refugee Information Fair in the parish hall of St. Philip’s Episcopal...

 

Cathey's Creek New

Cathey's Creek Community Center Carolina Blue was at the community center this past Saturday and, as usual, they put on a great show. Nick Chandler joined in for a song playing the mandolin. Parker...

 

Cedar Mountain News

The first community meeting of the year was well attended, with at least 60 folks and as many dishes from which we ate until our bellies popped. A large group from Sherwood Forest attended,...

 

The Journey Inward: Jesus Gave A Surprising Response To Pilate

The trial of Jesus is one of the most dramatic episodes in the entire Bible. The scene is set, thusly. After he is questioned by the chief priests and legal scholars, he appears before the Roman governor of Judea, Pontius Pilate. Incited by the...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!” The shouts of celebration could be heard throughout Jerusalem at Jesus’ triumphal entry. This Sunday, April 14, in worship we will remember...

 

Cup & Saucer Invites Coffee Lovers To Share A Cup On April 12

Downtown Brevard will have a new addition to its thriving coffee culture when the specialty coffee shop Cup & Saucer opens at 9 a.m. on April 12 on East Main Street. Located in the former Gallery...

 

Kirkman Family Endows $100,000 For Teacher Education

Brevard College President David Joyce recently announced the establishment of The Kirkman Family Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education. The endowment was created by Bruce and Sandra Kirkman at $100,000 to provide tuition assistance for...

 

BPD To Receive Bicycle Helmets

A record number of children, 3,320 total, across the state will be receiving lifesaving bicycle helmets through the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Bicycle Helmet Initiative, part of ongoing efforts to reduce bicycle injuries and deaths in...

 

Transylvania History:

Easter Sunday At English Chapel Easter Sunday was celebrated at the English Chapel by an old time singing. A large crowd, some of whom were from Brevard, gathered at the church on Davidson River and spent the day very pleasantly. Rev. Matheson...

 

Webb To Discuss Debut Cookbook At Highland Books

This upcoming Saturday, April 13, at 2 p.m., Highland Books will be hosting local author and well-known healthy lifestyle blogger Leah Webb to discuss her debut cookbook “The Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free Family Cookbook.” After obtaining a...

 

Public Invited To Attend Brevard College's Grassical

Grassical, Brevard College’s spring cele-bration, will take place at Meyer’s Plaza from 4:30-9:30 p.m., today. Grassical is free and open to the public. The festival offers something for everyone including live music, food trucks, vendor booths,...

 

This Year's Pisgah Pride Day Scheduled For Saturday, April 27

The Pisgah Con-servancy (TPC) is sponsoring Pisgah Pride Day, a volunteer workday in the Pisgah Ranger District. Volunteers can register for the fourth annual event, which will be on Saturday, April 27. TPC, the Forest Service, and participating...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Thank you to all those who helped with the spring cleanup. A special thank you to the members of Oak Grove Baptist Church for coming to help out on Saturday. We appreciate everyone who came out to...

 

Legal Notices: April 11, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E94 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of James Carroll Lovin of Transylvania...

 

New Playground Built At The Family Place

A brand new playground greeted the children at The Family Place's Brevard location. A team of 20 volunteers worked under the direction of Ona Armstrong (of Firefly Valley Design and Consulting) to...

 

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