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Bike To The Farmers' Market This Saturday

This Saturday morning is "Bike to the Market Day" at the Transylvania Farmers' Market and it's all thanks to market sponsor Arnold Mlay Insurance. While at the market, stop by the Arnold Mlay...

 

Brevard High School Class Of '48 Holds Reunion

The Brevard High School class of 1948 celebrated their 67th anniversary Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the Pisgah Fish Camp. The group ordered from the menu and then were served a slice of decorated...

 

United Way Sets Record Grants To Local Agencies

United Way of Transyl-vania County (UWTC) Allocations Team Chair Tim Robinson announced $302,298 in support of 19 local programs for its 2015-2016 fiscal year at a partner meeting Wednesday, June 3....

 

DuPont/Sterling/Agfa Picnic Planned June 27

The annual picnic for all DuPont/Sterling/Agfa former employees, spouses and/or guests will be Saturday, June 27, at the Etowah Baptist Church Promise Center. It begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $11 per person....

 

Dermatologist Cabiran To Discuss Skin Cancer

One in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime and one person dies of melanoma-the deadliest form of skin cancer-every hour. Yet, melanoma can have a 98 percent cure rate...

 

'Opt To Fly' Jamaican Poet Reads At Schenck Job Corps

Students at Schenck Job Corps, the federally funded job training program for low-income young people, listened spell-bound as Jamaican poet Nicola Karesh read her poetry and spoke about her life at a recent reading on the Schenck campus located in th...

 

Earth To Be At Farthest Point From The Sun - Brevard, NC

Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Resear-ch Institute announced that at 3 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 6, the earth, in its annual orbit around the sun will be at it farthest point from the sun. Astronomers call this point aphelion. The average...

 

BMC Orchestra To Perform In Greenville

Brevard Music Center and the Peace Center present Keith Lockhart and a full symphony orchestra from the Brevard Music Center Sunday, June 28, at 3 p.m. as a musical gift to the upstate community. The...

 

Farthing To Discuss Climbing Mt. Everest - Brevard, NC

The 2015 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in June with “Summit Journeys: Mt. Everest” presented by author Harry Farthing. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, June 16, and is made possible by the Friends of the Library. Farthing will discuss his...

 

BRCC To Present St. King

The Music by the Lake 2015 concert series at Blue Ridge Community College will present Cecilia St. King on Sunday, June 21, from 5-7 p.m. Admission is free. The public is invited to bring a picnic...

 

Brevard Old Time Street Dances Resume June 23 - Brevard, NC

Brevard's Old Time Street Dances annual series opens Tuesday, June 23. This year's annual dance series runs Tuesdays through Aug. 11, with live music and free Appalachian Square Dance instruction...

 

Coed To Show Free Kids' Movies And Blockbusters - Brevard, NC

The Coed Cinema is ready for another sensational line up of movies this summer. The first big show will be "Jurassic World" starring Chris Pratt, with a special premier showing on June 11 at 7 p.m....

 

UWTC Aims To Mobilize Community - Brevard, NC

United Way of Transyl-vania County (UWTC) Chief Executive Officer Steve Pulliam presented UWTC's "Leading Colla-borations to Change Lives" model at the United Way Southern Institute Confer-ence May...

 

Blue Devils Land New Head Track Coach - Brevard, NC

Philip Latter is the new head track coach at Brevard High School (BHS), bringing with him an impressive resume. On Tuesday, Latter introduced himself to the community at an event at the high school...

 

Torturing Fish For Fun And Not Much In The Way Of Profit

The stale pieces of bread landed heavily on the water’s surface with a plop, and immediately small bluegill began nipping at it. They were much too small to even sink the bread, much less fit it in their small mouths. The pond itself has little to...

 

Rosman High School Student Earns National Recognition - Rosman, NC

When Amy Schoenacher's art students excel at Rosman High School, she pushes their work forward to help them get the recognition they deserve. There is stiff competition at every level, starting with...

 

Rosman Future Business Leaders Score High At State - Rosman, NC

The Rosman High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the 61st State Leadership Confer-ence in Greensboro on April 13-15. FBLA is the largest business-career student organization...

 

Davidson River School Honor Roll

The following Davidson River School students had either perfect attendance or made the A/B Honor Roll at Davidson River School for the third or fourth quarter: Alex Larkin (perfect attendance in the fourth quarter); Sydney Lilly, Montana Owen and...

 

Community Steps Up, Hits A Home Run For Holmes Desmelik

The past 12 months have been anything but routine for the family of Holmes Desmelik and his kindergarten classmates at Brevard Elementary (BES). Recently, however, the school rallied to hit one out of...

 

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