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El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Volunteer Celebration Organized By United Way

Last Wednesday, April 30, El Centro was present in the activity organized by United Way of Transylvania County. This activity gives the opportunity to different local organizations to report on the services they offer to the community at an event in...

 

Balsam Grove News

Yard Sale There will be a yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. until noon. Lots of items have come in since the last one. We will have breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. There will also be tomatoes, peppers and...

 

Celebrate Mother's Day At The Farmers' Market

It’s all about the moms this Saturday, May 11, as the Transylvania Farmers’ Market will host a Mother’s Day Celebration. Bring your favorite mom to enjoy drawings and giveaways, breakfast, lots of shopping and live music. The market is open...

 

News of Organizations

Brevard Hearing Loss The next program for the Brevard Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America will be a presentation by Taylor Sands from MED-EL.  She will explain what a cochlear implant is and will discuss cochlear implant technology, p...

 

BRCC Students Spend Week Studying In Cuba

Blue Ridge Community College students and faculty recently participated in the college's first-ever study abroad trip, held during the college's spring break, from April 13-20. Ten students and two...

 

Connestee Falls Kicks Off Another Year Of Providing Scholarships

The Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program has kicked off its 32 year of raising funds for scholarships for Transylvania County students. Last year the program divided $106,500 equally among Blue Ridge Community College, Bre-vard College and...

 

Rosman News

Balsam Grove Community Center There will be a large, indoor yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. until noon. Tomato plants, pepper plants and eggplants will be available, as well as household items, clothes...

 

Library Boards To Meet May 16

The regular meetings of the Transylvania County Library Board of Trustees and the Transylvania County Library Foundation Board of Directors will be held on Thursday, May 16. The meetings will be held in the Connestee Conference Room at the...

 

Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission The mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey's Creek Community Center starting at 10 a.m. with Sunday school/Bible study and preaching at 11 a.m. This past Sunday, Pastor...

 

Legal Notices: May 9, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E107 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Juanita Y. Byrd of Transylvania County,...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s Dinner and Program at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center will be held next Thursday, May 16, at 6 p.m. The program will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, owners of Rockb...

 

Rosenwald News

Last week, there was a volunteer celebration at the Transylvania County Library, sponsored by United Way. The Rosenwald community was represented, along with many other wonderful local agencies,...

 

The Journey Inward: Recalling The Story Of Two Unlikely Friends

Tony was a Yankee from Pennsylvania. Don was a Southerner from Florida. Tony was white and prejudiced. Don was black and refined. Tony “Lip” Vallelonga was Italian; lived in the Bronx. His family was racist, often making derogatory comments about...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, May 12, for worship. Keith Thompson will be preaching from John 2:1-11, with a message entitled “Jesus Listened to His Mother.” Worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery care...

 

Honoring Nurses And Teachers

This week is National Nurses Week. It is also National Teacher Appreciation Week. While the jobs nurses and teachers do are technically different, the people drawn to these jobs and the jobs themselves have many similarities. Both jobs require four-y...

 

A Sad Irony

A Sad Irony I read with great sadness the poignant letter to the editor by Polly Averette describing the return home of Riley Howell, the young man who gave his life to save others in the recent shooting at UNC-Charlotte a few days ago. Finishing...

 

Lake Toxaway News

We had an outstanding band, New Dixie Storm, for the re-opening Friday, May 3. We look forward to having them back on Aug. 23. Thank you, Helen Brown, for doing such a superb job lining up these...

 
 Arts    May 9, 2019

Benefit Set For Mountain School Of Strings

The Mountain School of Strings is a 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2010 to make music experience available to the youth in Transylvania County by offering professional instruction in playing stringed...

 
 Arts    May 9, 2019

Eichelberger Receives TCS Scholarship

K’nique Eichelberger has been named the 2019 recipient of the Transylvania Choral Society’s annual scholarship. Each year the society awards a scholarship to a deserving high school or college...

 

See Off News

You know what I really love this time of year? Well, to be honest the list is long and detailed, but I’ll just share one specific thing for now. On a nice warm afternoon after being down in town for the day I like to drive home with the windows...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 9, 2019

Tigers, Lady Blue Devils, Bound For Second Round

The Rosman Tigers and Brevard Lady Blue Devils are set for Friday action as they enter the second round of the playoffs. For the Tigers, Friday will be their first taste of the playoffs after...

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports    May 9, 2019

The Crying Game – Sports' Incessant Complaint Department

Much like the truth, it’s clear that these days, at least in sports, that people only like the rules when they directly benefit from them. And, frankly, it’s getting really old, very fast. By...

 

Tigers Honor 1994 State Final Team

Last Thursday, prior to the Rosman Tigers' regular season finale, the Rosman community honored a special group of former players who were a part of the Tigers' 1994 team that remains the only team in...

 

Brevard's Graham Phillips Qualifies For State Tournament

Blue Devil junior golfer Graham Phillips posted the low score for Brevard in Monday's 2A western regional tournament, shooting a 76 and qualifying for the state tournament. Phillips' score was just...

 

Free Physicals Available For BMS, BHS Athletes

Brevard Middle School and Brevard High School athletes have the opportunity to get free physicals on Saturday, June 1. Physicals will be given at the BHS gym. High school athletes should be there at 8 a.m. Middle school athletes should be there at 9...

 

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