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Local Musician, Instructor Tillotson To Sign Memoir – Brevard NC

Brevard Music Center and Brevard Chamber Orchestra alumni Ginny Tillotson will be presenting her memoir at Highland Books on June 4 at 1 p.m. Some residents know her as Virginia, some as Tillie, and some as Ginny. Students called her Miss Tilly....

 

Brevard Ballet Performances Draw Crowds – Brevard NC

Brevard Ballet performed “Princess and the Pea” and “Paquita” to a sold-out audience on May 8 in Ingram Auditorium at Brevard College. Around 100 local youth and community members rounded out the cast, and Brevard College theatre department s...

 

Nazis Were Close To Having A Superbomb

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Brock, Amber. “A Fine Imitation.” Though Vera is born into a world of beauty and privilege, she is bored by the repetitive socialization and lack of interesting...

 

Williams Awarded P.E.O. Star Scholarship At Brevard High – Brevard NC

Abby Williams was awarded a P.E.O. STAR Scholarship at the Brevard High School, Class of 2016, Awards Recognition Ceremony by Mary Anderson. The scholarship of $2,500 is for the 2016-2017 year where...

 

News Of Organizations

Brevard Rotary On Tuesday, May 31, the Rotary Club of Brevard will hear a presentation from one of their own members. Real estate broker and Rotarian James McLeod will give a talk on commercial real estate in Transylvania County. Commercial real...

 

Gentry Named Youth, Outreach Coordinator – Brevard NC

The C.A.R.E. Coalition welcomes Kristen Gentry as its new Youth and Community Outreach coordinator. Gentry will promote C.A.R.E.'s vision by organizing and engaging folks of all ages in activities...

 

Forever Farm Open House

Friends for Life invites everyone to attend their Forever Farm Open House to be held Saturday, June 4, from 1 to 4. Located at 405 Reid Siding Road in Lake Toxaway, the Forever Farm is a lifelong...

 

RHS Classes To Hold Reunion – Rosman NC

Rosman High School classes of 1944 through 1951 will celebrate with a reunion June 11 at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Start gathering at 11 a.m., bring a family member or friend. If you were in any of these classes and did not graduate you are welcome and...

 

BC To Offer Agricultural Education Program – Brevard NC

Thanks to a new grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, Brevard College is moving forward with plans to become the only college in western North Carolina to offer an agricultural education program....

 
 By Erika Brock    Education    May 30, 2016

Library's Reading Program Combats 'Summer Slide'

It’s that time of year again where schools are wrapping up their year and students start counting down the days until summer break. As the school year comes to a close, we at the Transylvania County Library are gearing up for our busiest time of...

 

TRH Auxiliary Honors Transylvania's Scholarship Winners – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) Auxiliary held a reception Sunday, May 15, for its 2016 scholarship winners. The event was held in the Carlson Conference Room at the hospital. There are...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 30, 2016

Four Lady Blue Devils Named All-Conference – Brevard NC

After a season that featured a third-place conference finish and a fourth round playoff run, four Brevard Lady Blue Devils were named to the WNC Athletic all-conference team. The list includes most...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 30, 2016

Stevens, Cabe, Bumgarner Named All-Conference – Brevard NC

One senior and two juniors made up the trio of Brevard Blue Devil baseball players recently named to the WNC Athletic all-conference team. Aaron Stevens was named all-conference for his senior...

 

Riess, Frady Named All-Region – Brevard NC

Brevard High School soccer players Chloe Riess and Megan Frady have been named to the 2A All-Region team. Both played key roles for the Lady Blue Devils this season with Frady holding down the...

 

Brevard Banquet Honors Winter, Spring Athletes – Brevard NC

It was a special evening last Wednesday as student-athletes from winter and spring sports gathered at Brevard High School for its annual sports banquet to honor athletics. The event included a dinner...

 

White Squirrel Races Take Over Downtown Brevard – Brevard NC

The White Squirrel 5K and 10K races kicked off Brevard's Memorial Day weekend festivities Saturday morning. The race included more than 350 participants running the streets of downtown...

 
 By Owen Carson    Outdoors    May 30, 2016

Woodland Harvest Foray Into Foraging

For centuries, inhabitants of the Southern Appalachians have coexisted with the wild landscape that covers these mountains, discovering and utilizing its incredible biodiversity. Our rich coves,...

 

Vermiculture Can Be Fun – Brevard NC

(This is the second part of a two-part article describing why to consider worm farming, i.e., vermiculture, and how to go about it. This part focuses on the how-to steps; the first part appeared in The Transylvania Times two weeks ago.) The...

 

Cradle Of Forestry To Host Woodsy Owl's Curiosity Club – Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry in America has announced that it will hold a nature and educational series titled “Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club” every Thursday this summer, beginning June 9 and ending Aug. 11. Programs are held from 10:30 a.m. to noon...

 

Library Preserves Firefighting History

The Local History Room of the Transylvania County Library worked with the Brevard Fire Department to preserve materials from their collection. Photographs were scanned and added to the collection at...

 

SylvanSport Presents 'Green Fire,' The Story Of Aldo Leopold – Brevard NC

SylvanSport will present a free showing of “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time.” This feature length documentary film tells the story of the famed conservationist, Aldo Leopold. Considered by many as the father of wildlife...

 

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