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Everyday Education: Fighting For Fair Funding For The Future

It’s just not fair. Well, life is not fair. How many times have we heard this exchange? I would bet many times. In fact, we’ve heard it so much we don’t acknowledge it for what it really is: generally, an inaccurate cliché that really holds...

 

BES Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Jordan Buford, Harry Burgess, Julia Colombo, Ella Crider, Marlena Daves, Holmes Desmelik, Elena...

 

BRCC Offers Summer Classes

Blue Ridge Community College offers summer semester classes May 15 to July 25. Students attending a four-year college or university can make the best of their summer by earning transferable college...

 

D'Anna Selected For Presidential Leadership Program

Brevard College has announced that Debora D’Anna, vice president for Student Success and Dean of Students, is one of 20 senior college administrators selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the year-long...

 

Self-Help Credit Union Offers Scholarships

Self-Help Credit Union (www.self-help.org), located at 40 Forest Gate Drive, Pisgah Forest, and 59 Chestnut St. in Rosman, are offering $1,000 scholarships to area students who demonstrate a commitment to community service. Applicants will be...

 

News Of Organizations

Brevard Duplicate Bridge Defensive Bridge Class, sponsored by Brevard Duplicate Bridge, will start Friday, May 3, at 10 a.m. at the French Broad Community Center, 281 E. French Broad St. in Brevard. This eight session class will focus on beginning...

 

Space Day Open House At PARI Set For May 4

The Learning Center at PARI is hosting its annual Space Day open house Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 200-acre campus will be open to the public for activities and events that are...

 

Clarinet & Friends To Play In Brevard Sunday, May 11

The chamber music organization Clarinet & Friends presents "Trios Three Ways" on Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard. The program will feature wor...

 

RHS To Stage Comedic Take On Robin Hood

Rosman High School's Fine Arts Department will present the comedy, "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood," by Mary Lynn Dodson in association with the Dramatic Publishing Company, May 3 and 4 at 7:30...

 

What's New At The Library : Learning To Make Friends With Fear

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Dektar, Molly. The Ash Family.” Berie has spent her whole life feeling lonely in her little town. She has family, but she doesn’t fit. So when she meets a mysterious...

 

Brevard Community Band Announces Summer Concerts

The Brevard Community Band will present two Sunday afternoon concerts during their 2019 season. On Sunday, June 9, at 3 p.m. the band will perform at the Brevard Music Center’s Straus Auditorium. The program theme is “Anvils and Bones.” It...

 

Transylvania History: Joey Bishop's Program

How many night owls saw Joey Bishop’s program last Friday night? It seems that on a previous program he had been interviewing Moms Mobley about where she was born and he wanted to know if it was a small town of about 200 people. She said no that...

 
 By Pam Drellow    Arts    April 29, 2019

Busy Season Ahead For Friends Of The Library

It’s that time of year when gardeners start digging in the dirt, hikers take off their fleece, kids start dreaming of the end of school and the Friends of the Transylvania County Library start gearing up for a busy spring and summer season. “Brev...

 

Troy Lee Danner

Troy Lee Danner, 92, of Hendersonville, formerly of Brevard, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 23, 2019. She was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Old Fort, N.C. to the late Robert Lee Danner and Laura...

 

Steven Anthony Hodge

Steven Anthony Hodge, 41, of Penrose, a beloved son and wonderful blessing to his family, entered his eternal heavenly home Monday, April 22, 2019. Born Sept. 9, 1977, in Tipton County, Tenn., he is...

 

Cassina Bracken Petit

Cassina Bracken Petit, 77, of Brevard passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Doyce and Hazel Burgess Bracken. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Edward Bracken. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother...

 

William A Barton Jr.

William A Barton Jr., 75, of Brevard, died peacefully the morning of Friday, April 19, 2019. He was a big man who lived a big life, and always on his own terms. There is nothing he loved more than his daughters. Survivors include his loving and...

 

Alice Lambert Queen

Alice Lambert Queen, 92, of Pisgah Forest, died Sunday, April 28, 2019, peacefully in her sleep. She was the daughter of the late Claude and Mae Maney Lambert. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Queen; two sisters; three brothers;...

 

Pisgah Trout Unlimited Sets Date For Fly Fishing School

The Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) will hold its popular regional fly-fishing school at Harmon Field in Tryon, North Carolina on Saturday, May 11. The school is offered to beginning anglers...

 

Small Business Center Announces Outdoor Industry Seminar Series

Presented by The Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College along with presenter, Ryan Taylor – the Recrepreneur, this hands-on seminar series is offered free for all outdoor industry entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. This...

 

Memorial Weekend BBQ Planned

Join friends and supporters of the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Thursday, May 23, at Lola's Old Hickory House Restaurant from 6 to 9 p.m. for a meal, fellowship and dancing to DJ music...

 

Brevard First UMC Partners With Crossnore Home For Trauma 101

The Center for Trauma Resilient Communities, a program of Crossnore School & Children’s Home, is partnering with Brevard First United Methodist Church by offering an introductory session in building resilience for businesses, nonprofit...

 

Picturing The Past: Early Families Earned Income From Agriculture

During the past three weeks Picturing the Past has looked at the role community clubs have played in Transylvania County since their establishment in the 1950s. This week's focus is on how families in...

 

Legal Notices: April 29, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E109 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Betty Sue Parker of Transylvania County, N...

 

TRH Observes Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month and two local urology practitioners are excited to share their knowledge about several bladder issues, including bladder cancer, urinary incontinence and nocturia. Bladder cancer is one of the most common...

 

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