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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 13, 2019 

Board Members Speak Out On Meeting Attendance-Transylvania County, NC

At the beginning of Tuesday’s regular Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins noted that Commissioner Jason Chappell was absent because he was on vacation, but he didn’t know why Commissioner Will...

 
 By Ellen OBrien    Education    June 13, 2019 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winner Stephanie McCall Pursues Writing Career

If you ask Stephanie McCall, 2004 recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship, who she is, she would be most likely to answer first, that she is a writer, and second, that she is a person with...

 

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

 

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

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 10, 2019

Davidson River School Celebrates 2019 Graduation

Despite a steady drizzle of rain outside, there were no dampened spirits last Thursday, as students, faculty, friends and family gathered for Davidson River School’s graduation ceremony. And while...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    June 6, 2019

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winners Named

On Thursday, May 16, Transylvania County Schools held its 36th recognition evening in the Brevard High School Auditorium. Seventeen graduating seniors, two more than last year, received scholarships...

 

Cedar Mountain News

McGaha Chapel Singalong By Charles Burden From Brevard and Dunn’s Rock, from See Off Mountain and Caesar’s Head, and especially from Cedar Mountain, with a smattering of Raleigh and Atlanta...

 

RHS After-Prom Lock-In Is A Huge Success

“Are you serious? Someone really donated a Nintendo Switch? Wow!” “How are you giving out the senior prizes this year?” “Will you be on my 3-on-3 team? We’re going to beat everyone...

 

Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center, with Sunday school/Bible study beginning at 10 a.m. and preaching service begins at 11 a.m. This past Sunday, Pastor David Tate brought...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 27, 2019

County Manager Submits $60.4 Million Budget - Transylvania County, NC

County Manager Jaime Laughter is recommending a $60.4 million general fund budget, including a 10.5 cents property tax increase to pay for the school bond, for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. Laughter...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Sunday, May 26, as Keith Thompson brings the message based on John 5:1-9, “A Callous Question?” Sunday Worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., with Sunday...

 

AAUW Preparing For 50th Book Sale

Members of the local AAUW Chapter work throughout the year to collect, sort, price and prepare hundreds of boxes of books for its annual book sale. In 2018, the book sale raised more than $28,000 for...

 

Blue Ridge To Start Summer Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College has begun enrollment for its summer Continuing Education classes. The classes are as follows: Art Understanding Color meets June 3-July 22 on Mondays from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Registration fee is $60. Pastel Painting meets...

 

Transylvanians Graduate From Blue Ridge

The following students from Transylvania County graduated from Blue Ridge Community College on Saturday, May 11. The students are listed with their program of study. Justin Luke Aiken, college...

 

Connestee Falls Hosts Annual VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania’s 16th annual golf tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts alike to fund operational expenses and a tuition scholarship for the leadership program and its high school counterpart, VIZ...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 16, 2019

County Seniors Report Released

It’s probably not news to most county residents that more than a quarter of Transylvania’s population of roughly 34,000 are over 65 years old, with the percentage expected to increase to 31 percent by 2035. But it may not be so well known about...

 

Local Student Batson Receives AAUW Scholarship

Carli Batson, of Lake Toxaway, attended Rosman High School and is now a senior at Brevard College. Batson graduated this spring with a degree in health sciences. Batson plans on attending Blue Ridge...

 

Church Activities

Bethel Baptist We will celebrate our historic 154th church anniversary at Bethel Baptist Church on Sunday, May 19, at 4 p.m. We invite all to join us for this joyous occasion. Our guest speaker will be Rev. Sheldon Southerland from Greensboro, N.C....

 

Center To Present 'Guardians Of Our Troubled Waters'

The Center for Cultural Preservation, WNC’s History and Documentary Film Center, has announced the release of award-winning film director David Weintraub’s new film on the ordinary people who did extraordinary things to protect southern rivers an...

 

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...

 

Beatrice Ann Miller Denslow

Beatrice Ann Miller Denslow, 87, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Born in Tampa, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Fred Daniel and Anna Storch Miller. In addition to her parents, her husband, Rev. David Ross Denslow, and her...

 

Welcome To Years Of Debt

This past weekend Brevard College held its graduation ceremonies. This coming weekend Blue Ridge Community College will hold its graduation ceremonies. This month as thousands of students receive their diplomas, many of them will have mountains of st...

 

Blue Ridge To Hold Commencement Exercises

The 229 members of the Blue Ridge Community College Class of 2019 will celebrate their graduation on Saturday, May 11, when the college holds its annual commencement ceremony. The most popular majors...

 

BRCC Field Trip Inspires RMS Eighth Graders

Blue Ridge Community College welcomed Rosman Middle School eighth grade students to their three campuses for a day-long tour on Friday, April 26. The activity bus traveled to the Main Campus in Flat...

 

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