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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... — Updated 4/7/2021 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... — Updated 4/7/2021 Full story


BRCC Open For Summer And Fall Registration

Blue Ridge Community College admissions counselors and academic advisors are ready to meet with current and future students to create an academic plan and register for both summer... — Updated 4/7/2021

 By Michele Handy    Education 

NCWorks Opens Its New Door At Local Campus

The NCWorks door is open to students and community members seeking employment. The NCWorks office, which has a new entrance beside the college's new classroom, is open to assist "th... — Updated 4/7/2021

 By Ben Hardy    Education

BRCC Offers High School Students A Summer Jump-Start

Blue Ridge Community College is offering a number of transferable courses targeted to high school students in the summer semester. Eligible students have the opportunity to... — Updated 3/31/2021


Red Cross To Hold Blood Drives In County During April – Transylvania County, NC

Three blood drives by the American Red Cross will be held in Transylvania County in April. Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients... — Updated 3/29/2021


Art Council Welcomes New Executive Director And Announces Board

The Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) has announced the appointment of Kathy King as executive director. "Throughout the interview process the committee found her to be... — Updated 3/29/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

BRCC Explains Campus Limits – Brevard, NC

In the near future, Transylvania County will have two renovated high schools, thanks to the $68 million voter approved bond, but if local students go to the Blue Ridge Community... — Updated 3/29/2021


Oak Grove Community Church Hosting Gospel Singing Saturday

Oak Grove Community Church of Brevard will be having a Gospel singing this Saturday, March 27, starting at 7 p.m. and featuring James Metcalfe and Colt Creek, of Saluda. The church is located on the Asheville highway across from... — Updated 3/26/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Health Director Provides Latest Vaccination Totals – Transylvania County, NC

As of Monday, 15.8 percent (5,431 residents) of Transylvania County’s population has been fully vaccinated, according to Public Health Director Elaine Russell. On Monday, Russell gave a vaccination update during the Board of... — Updated 3/24/2021


Company Announces Major Expansion – Brevard, NC

Raybow USA announced Friday plans to invest $15.8 million in its existing Brevard headquarters that will sustain 26 full-time jobs and 74 additional positions, according to a press... — Updated 3/22/2021


Local Company, Raybow USA, Announces Expansion, More Jobs-Brevard NC

Raybow USA, the American operations of Raybow Pharmaceutical, announced Friday plans to invest $15.8 million in its existing Brevard headquarters. The expansion project will... — Updated 3/19/2021

 By Ben Hardy    Education

Blue Ridge Is A Solid Choice For Success

Despite the recent challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Ridge Community College students continue to persist and succeed. The college has remained open and has... — Updated 3/17/2021

 By Grace Solle    Education

BRCC's Devlin Is Committed To Continue

While many people talk about returning to Blue Ridge Community College to earn their high school equivalency diploma, the challenges of school as an adult, and the thought that... — Updated 3/10/2021

 By John Lanier    News

Vaccines Provide Sense Of Relief To Educators – Transylvania County, NC

School administrators and school board members expressed appreciation that local educators have had a chance to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. “I want to give a shout out to Blue Ridge Health for vaccinations... — Updated 3/10/2021

 By Bethany Rundell    Sports

VISION Golf Tournament Honors Bill And Judy Watson

When VISION Transylvania holds its annual golf tournament this summer at Connestee Falls Golf Course, two influential Transylvania County residents will be honored. The VISION Transylvania Golf Tournament 2021 will be presented by... — Updated 3/8/2021


Grace Jackson Munro Roy

Grace Jackson Munro Roy, a teacher for all of her days, died March 2, 2021, after a brief illness. A business professor at Brevard College for 36 years, she also taught at Cool... — Updated 3/8/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Sheriff's Office, EMS, Library Report To The County – Transylvania County, NC

Editor’s Note: During the Board of Commissioners’ last meeting, county departments and offices continued to give their semi-annual reports, focusing, in general, on accomplishments, trends and goals, as part of the kickoff to... — Updated 3/2/2021


VISION Transylvania Now Accepting Applications

VISION Transylvania is a community leadership development program committed to building a network of informed, capable and committed leaders. The application period for individuals... — Updated 3/1/2021


Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarships Presented

On Feb. 16, Sandra and Joe Furr met with Lisa Adkins, Blue Ridge Community College's (BRCC) vice president of advancement, and Glenda McCarson, associate vice president at the... — Updated 3/1/2021


AAUW Prepares Yellow Boxes For Book Donations – Brevard, NC

Get book donations ready. AAUW’s yellow boxes are coming back. This is a hopeful sign, according to a press release from the Brevard chapter of the American Association of University Women American (AAUW), that it will be able... — Updated 3/1/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

Public Transportation Options In Motion – Transylvania County, NC

In doing what was thought couldn't be done, Transylvania County planners have created a fixed-route public transit system, connecting high-demand arrival and departure points in... — Updated 2/25/2021


BRCC Earns Military Friendly School Designation

Blue Ridge Community College recently announced that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly School designation for the second year. Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both... — Updated 2/24/2021


Rev. Monroe "Monk" Maston Ashley Sr.

Rev. Monroe “Monk” Maston Ashley Sr., of Brevard, passed away Feb. 12, 2021, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, after declining health. He had turned 85 years old just four days... — Updated 2/17/2021


Joseph Washington Baynard (J.W., Tubs, Uncle Tubby)

Joseph Washington Baynard (J.W., Tubs, Uncle Tubby), 45, passed away at Pardee Hospital, Feb. 12, 2021, from COVID-19 complications. Born Feb. 1, 1976, in Hendersonville at Pardee Hospital, he is the youngest son to Bessie Baynard... — Updated 2/15/2021


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