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BRCC Plans Seminar On Fiduciary Responsibility Of Nonprofits Dec. 10 – Brevard, NC

A seminar on the role of the fiduciary in a nonprofit organization and how to avoid bad outcomes will held from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Dec. 10, at Blue Ridge Community College. The seminar will be presented by auditor Samantha Winogrond and attorney...

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 
 By Alex Perri    News    December 2, 2019

Witness Tells Of Events Leading To Ayala's Death

Court in Transylvania County recessed Wednesday for the Thanksgiving holiday, with state witness Nioka Metcalf in the middle of her testimony about the night of July 20, 2017, when 18-year-old Saul Ayala died from stab wounds on Washington Avenue in...

 

Christmas Organ Recital Series Returns To FUMC

The Beulah McMinn Zachary Organ Foundation of Brevard First United Methodist Church (FUMC) has announced the fourth Christmas Organ Recital Series for the community. The series will begin Dec. 6 and continue for three consecutive Fridays in December,...

 

Brevard's SCORE Business Tune- Up Series Changes Location – Brevard, NC

Editor’s Note: A previous story about the planned Dec. 10 meeting reported a different planned location. That location has since changed and the story has been updated to reflect that. Samantha Winogrond, CPA, MBA and a financial advisor, and...

 

Little River News

Thanksgiving The Little River Community Center Thanks-giving dinner will be at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 21. The turkey will be provided. Bring a Thanksgiving tradition side dish or dessert to share as we offer gratitude for another great year. Come join us fo...

 

Students Open 'Letters To Self' Years Later

Blue Ridge Community College welcomed almost 300 Brevard and Rosman seventh-grade students to the Transylvania County Campus for the annual Career Day event on Oct. 11. Each year, for more than 15...

 

UPDATED: Brevard's SCORE Branch Offers Latest Business Tune-Up Series – Brevard, NC

Samantha Winogrond, CPA, MBA and a financial advisor, and Michael Palermo Business Attorney; will lead a 60-minute presentation, with time for a Q&A afterward, on the importance of managing assets legally and with the client’s best interests at...

 

UNC-A And BRCC Create Promise Program

Blue Ridge Community College graduates now will have a direct admission option to North Carolina's public liberal arts and sciences university with the Transfer Promise Program at UNC Asheville. Blue...

 

Robert Arthur Foster

Robert Arthur Foster, who served for 44 years as a missionary in Japan, tracing a path of ministry from the bustling streets of post-war Tokyo to the rugged northern island of Hokkaido, has died. He...

 

Symphonic Brass Concert To Be Held A First Baptist Church

Maestro Jamie Hafner will lead the Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass (BRSB) in a free brass concert on Sunday, Nov. 17, at First Baptist Church of Brevard. The BRSB, a 20-plus member brass choir, is...

 

Hawkins: Court Decision Is Top Priority – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins said making short-term and long-terms decisions about the courthouse “needs to be at the top of the list” of his board’s priorities. Hawkins made the comments...

 

BRCC Helps Students Envision Their Future

The community has seen Blue Ridge Community College's big blue tent at sporting events or Saturday festivals in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge engages in another type of community outreach through the...

 

Distance Learning Expands Educational Reach

Some Blue Ridge Community College students greet their instructors in person, pull out notebooks or laptops to take notes, and participate in lectures and classroom activities in the traditional...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, Oct. 27, Keith Thompson will bring the message, “A Prayerful Posture,” with the Scripture reference from Luke 18:9-14. Worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. A nursery is provided....

 

Sheriff Mahoney Shares Learning Experience With VISION Alumni

At a recent gathering of VISION Transylvania alumni at The Cedar Mountain Canteen and Bier Garden, Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney shared how his 2004 VISION experience ignited his desire...

 

Blue Ridge To Offer More Continuing Education Classes – Transylvania County, NC

Blue Ridge Community College has several continuing education classes it will begin offering in November. The classes, whihc are as follows, will be held at the Transylvania campus located on the Asheville Highway. Automotive Inspection...

 

City Of Brevard Candidate Q&A: Maurice Jones

Age: 47 Family: Wife, Allyson; 7-year-old son, Emile; 5-year-old daughter Olivia; twins, Lillian and Pearl, who will be 2 years old in December; and stepson, 25-year-old Tyler Godfrey. Education:...

 

Little River News

Little River Community A barbecue fundraiser for Little River Community Center will be held Oct. 12. BBQ plates are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. The meal includes slaw, barbecue, baked beans, a roll and a drink. If you would like to b...

 

Brevard's SCORE Branch Offers Business Tune-Up Series Workshops

A workshop is planned for people who are just beginning to discuss if they really want to commit to creating an active and healthy business or nonprofit. Participants will learn by sharing and scoring their own answers. SCORE mentors will be...

 

Students Begin N.C. Countdown To College

Oct. 1 marked the beginning of N.C. Countdown to College month, an annual campaign to support high school seniors in completing the important steps toward college enrollment. For college-bound,...

 

Jean Labonte Powell Manning

Jean Labonte Powell Manning, 89, died Aug. 25, 2019, in Brevard. Born in Soldier Pond, Maine, July 26, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Josephelle Labonte and Gertrude Daigle Labonte. She met...

 

AAUW Group Hosts Local VISION Executive Director

Angela Owen, Transylvania's executive director, will share a program about leadership development in the community that is sure to spark excitement about opportunities in our local area, according to...

 

What Is And What Isn't Gifted Education?

Gifted education: words that often trigger an intense reaction. Parents whose children have benefited from it or who benefited themselves as students laud it. Parents and students who have been excluded from it often harbor pain and deep, lasting...

 

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