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Articles from the August 1, 2019 edition

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Nonprofits To Get 'Tune-Up' – Transylvania County, NC

A “Business Tune-Up” focused on maximizing the impact of local nonprofit organizations is being offered by SCORE, the United Way of Transylvania County, the Small Business Center and the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of... — Updated 7/31/2019


Gary Holliday

Gary Holliday, of Brevard, passed away July 5, 2019. There will be a celebration of his life held from 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in the fellowship hall of Turkey Creek Baptist Church in Pisgah Forest. The United... — Updated 7/31/2019


Ethel Cumile Owen Galloway

Ethel Cumile Owen Galloway, 84, of Balsam Grove, went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 29, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Luther Calvin and Ethel McCall Owen. Six... — Updated 7/31/2019


Charles Anon "Ike" "AC" Candler

Charles Anon “Ike” “AC” Candler, 89, of Brevard, formerly of Asheville, passed away July 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. A native of Asheville (Cedar Hill), he was the son of the late Anon and Zennie Candler. In... — Updated 7/31/2019


More Pets Are Available For Adoption

Our shelter is bursting at the seams. In an effort to find all of our animals their forever homes, the Transylvania County Animal Shelter is offering 50 percent off all adoption... — Updated 7/31/2019


Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets Sunday mornings at the community center starting at 10 a.m., with Sunday school/Bible study and the preaching service at 11 a.m.... — Updated 7/31/2019


Serafina Returns To Defend Biltmore Estate From Evil

These new juvenile books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Juvenile Fiction Beatty, Robert. “Serafina and the Seven Stars.” This fourth installment in the popular Serafina series shows Serafina and Braeden b... — Updated 7/31/2019


BMC Presents Lyle Lovett And His Large Band

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions, announces the return of Grammy award-winning Lyle Lovett and his Large Band on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 7:30... — Updated 7/31/2019


Art Spark Auction Scheduled For Aug. 11

Local artists' work will be auctioned off at the TC Arts Council's Art Spark Auction on Aug. 11. The items will be on display through Aug. 9. The gallery is open Monday – Friday... — Updated 7/31/2019


Pretty Little Goat To Play

Pretty Little Goat, with their high energy, highly danceable old-time fiddle tunes, old songs, serious grooves, tight harmonies and new original music, will be playing at the... — Updated 7/31/2019


Brevard Community Band To Perform Sunday, Aug. 11

The Brevard Community Band will present its final season concert Sunday, Aug. 11, at 3 p.m. at the Porter Center on the Brevard College campus. This concert has a theme of “Sound the Horns.” The program will include R. Strauss... — Updated 7/31/2019


Black Walnut Toxicity Can Be Lethal For Tomatoes

Black walnuts are popular trees, grown commercially for lumber or the edible nut. It also makes a good shade tree in the yard and many can be seen around town. But, beware, black... — Updated 7/31/2019


Enjoy Making This Dealicious Jazzy Brunch Bake

Brunch is that clever meal that falls between breakfast and lunch, but often serves foods associated with both. Anything goes during brunch, as it’s possible to have pancakes... — Updated 7/31/2019


The Effects Of UV Rays On The Eyes

The sun can be both friend and foe. A warm, sunny day can improve mood and increase levels of vitamin D in the body. Exposure to sunlight during the day also can help regulate the... — Updated 7/31/2019


Transylvanians In College

Calgary University Jared Voris, graduated on June 6 from the University of Calgary in Alberta Canada with a Masters of Science degree in geology and geophysics. He is continuing... — Updated 7/31/2019


Fall Continuing Education Class Schedules At BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) has begun enrolling students for its fall semester of Continuing Education classes. The classes are as follows: Art Learning and Loving Watercolor meets Sept. 9-Oct. 21 on Mondays from 2 to 5... — Updated 7/31/2019

 By Nona Walker    Education

Scholarship Winner Works For Social Justice

Zeena Abdulkarim is, like all of us, a multi-faceted person. The main characteristics she uses to describe herself is that she is female, black and an activist – all attributes... — Updated 7/31/2019


Southmountain Receives Grant For New Transylvania County CAC

Southmountain Children and Family Services has received a People in Need grant, made possible through the Clyde and Mildred Endowment Fund and the Connestee Falls Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation of Western North... — Updated 7/31/2019


Connestee Falls News

How To Click In The Photo Business There's an old cliché in the art world that says that when a sculptor peers into a hunk of wood or stone he can visualize the finished product... — Updated 7/31/2019


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, Aug. 4, for worship. Keith Thompson will be preaching on John 20:24-29 in a message named, “Faith and Doubt.” The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at both morning... — Updated 7/31/2019


Legal Notices: August 1, 2019



Balsam Grove News

Bingo There will be bingo at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Friday, Aug. 2, starting with food at 6 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Proceeds will be used for the community club expenses. Homecoming And... — Updated 7/31/2019


Cedar Mountain News

Sherwood Forest Friends The following are planned at the red barn: 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9, the mushroom expert lecture (free); 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, how to make a moonshine... — Updated 7/31/2019


Rosman News

Faith Baptist Church There will be a back to school supply event from 6 to 8 p.m., Aug. 8, at Faith Baptist Church. If anyone is in need of a backpack and school supplies to start this year, try to attend. Eastatoe Community... — Updated 7/31/2019


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