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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

 

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...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Telling The Story With Pictures As expected, Keith Parker drew a crowd to his presentation on Dunn's Rock's place in county history last Thursday. It was either that or Janet Robertson's delicious...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us for worship this Sunday. The Rev. Keith Thompson will bring the message, “An Empty Net.” Sunday school classes meet from 9:45-10:45 a.m. for all ages. Nursery care is provided. For more information,...

 

SCORE Holds Workshop On Managing Nonprofit Boards

Sixty representatives from nonprofit organizations in Transylvania and Polk counties attended SCORE’s workshop on Sept. 18 to discuss what legal matters the board of directors should know and how an effective board achieves its organizational...

 

BRCC Announces October Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College Continuing Education October classes start soon. The courses are: Art Intermediate Watercolor meets Oct. 28 through Dec. 9 on Mondays from 2 to 5 p.m. The registration fee...

 

Transylvanians In College

The following students from Transylvania County were named to the dean’s list at Blue Ridge Community College for this summer. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must be a full-time student with a minimum grade point average of 3.5. The...

 

County, Alliance To Discuss Future Goals – Transylvania County, NC

Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins believes it’s time for the county to have a “conversation” with the Transylvania Economic Alliance about future economic development efforts, the county’s “expectations” and whether things are “going in...

 

Opening The Academic Smorgasbord To All

There was a time in Transylvania County, in North Carolina and in this nation when if you weren't identified as "gifted and talented" or "AIG," you were relegated to a menu of traditional K-12...

 

Dr. Robert S. "Bob" Hoeke

Dr. Robert S. “Bob” Hoeke, 86, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Elizabeth House Hospice in Flat Rock. He was born in Birmingham, Ala.  He was a retired professor of...

 

Romero: From The Philippines To Brevard

Matthew Romero, a 2019 Connestee scholarship winner, was born in the Philippines 18 years ago. When he was only eight hours old, he was entrusted to the care of a family of missionaries from the...

 

Subaru Donates Ascent To Blue Ridge Auto Class

Subaru of America Inc. recently donated a 2019 Subaru Ascent to Blue Ridge Community College’s Automotive Systems Technology program along with various other software to help more proactively train future car repair technicians. The Ascent is...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Gathering from the wisdom of the prophet Jeremiah and Psalm 139, the Rev. Sarah Grace Montgomery will be preaching this Sunday on God’s intimate knowledge of our very being. We will also explore God’s unending...

 

Little River News

Little River Community On Sept. 14, the Mountain Music Monthly Birthday Jam will be held. The potluck dinner will be at 6:30 p.m., followed by a music jam at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join in. Bri...

 

TVS Sponsors And Employs Local Graduates

For the second year in a row, Transylvania Vocational Services (TVS) has donated to the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program, maintaining a bronze level sponsorship. The Connestee Falls...

 

Thomas William "Bill" Galloway

Thomas William “Bill” Galloway, 82, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. He was the son of the late E.R. and Bobbie Galloway. His siblings, Charles Elam, Scott,...

 

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