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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... — Updated 11/23/2020 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... — Updated 11/23/2020 Full story


BRCC Scholarships Available

Blue Ridge Community College student Blaine Townsend is applying for one of next year’s Blue Ridge Community College Foundation scholarships. Townsend has already received four... — Updated 11/23/2020


BRCC Offers Health Care Classes

Blue Ridge Community College phlebotomy student Chellbie Messer practices techniques for obtaining blood samples with her instructor, La Vera Messer. Phlebotomy students learn the... — Updated 11/23/2020

 By Bailey Varley    Education 

Blue Ridge Helps Students Plan For Future

Juniors at Rosman High School got a jump start on planning for their senior year and beyond on Nov. 4 and 5 during Boot Camp days. These Boot Camp days consisted of small 30-minute... — Updated 11/23/2020


Local Blood Drives Available Through December

The community is invited to be the lifeline patients need this winter by donating blood. Donors can help save lives at the following locations during the month of December: •Monday, Dec. 14, noon to 5 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic... — Updated 11/23/2020


Noblebräu Brewing To Hold Grand Opening – Brevard, NC

Noblebräu Brewing will be celebrating its grand opening this Saturday, Nov. 21, starting at noon. Noblebräu Brewing is the brainchild of Cody Noble. Noble, a Brevard High School... — Updated 11/18/2020

 By Rob Rhodes    Education

BRCC Students Start YouTube Science Channel

Blue Ridge Community College student India Furney and environmental educator Kyle Jones plan to launch a new edutainment series on YouTube that highlights North Carolina's diverse l... — Updated 11/11/2020


Transylvania Tomorrow Opens Applications For Winter Funding – Transylvania County, NC

In three months over the summer of 2020, the Transylvania Tomorrow Small Business Emergency Relief Fund raised and distributed $166,500 to 93 businesses throughout Transylvania County. Now, with the pandemic continuing and concern... — Updated 11/11/2020


BRCC Students Have Many Options

Blue Ridge Community College, in response to COVID-19, offers many alternatives to traditional face-to-face instruction, including online and Hyflex courses so that students can lea... — Updated 11/9/2020


BRCC Staff Makes A Difference

Blue Ridge Community College Wellness Committee members, Terri Locke (far left) and Shawn McMurray (far right), deliver greeting cards to Jennifer McDevitt and Jessica Galloway of... — Updated 11/5/2020


VISION Begins 25th Year – Transylvania County, NC

Kicking off the 25th Year of VISION Transylvania, the Class of 2020-2021 holds its opening retreat at the Cradle of Forestry. VISION is a community leadership development program... — Updated 11/5/2020


C.A.R.E. Coalition Celebrates The Success Of Local Alcohol Retail Compliance Checks

One of the ways that the C.A.R.E. Coalition and its partners work to prevent substance abuse and underage drinking in Transylvania County is to support periodic alcohol compliance checks to see if retailers are following the laws a... — Updated 11/5/2020


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, Oct. 25, for worship online at The Rev. Keith Thompson’s message will be  “Plan A for the Pandemic,” with scripture reading from Matthew 5:1-12.  For... — Updated 10/21/2020

 By Rob Rhodes    Education

BRCC Instructor Kaczmarek Uses Technology In Artistic Ways

Blue Ridge Community College continuing education instructor Tom Kaczmarek said the concept of the hemispheres of the brain – the right side controlling creativity, imagination... — Updated 10/21/2020


BRCC Instructors And Students Meet New Coordinator

Blue Ridge Community College welcomes Mary Caroline Gaylord, who goes by “MC,” to the Continuing Education team at the Transylvania County campus. Gaylord is filling the shoes o... — Updated 10/14/2020


Blue Ridge Community College To Host Two Automotive Showcases

Blue Ridge Community College will host two Automotive Showcases on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., so upcoming students interested in... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Tests Produce Few Positives – Brevard, NC

As public COVID-19 testing continues at Brevard Music Center, results show a substantially low amount of positives –– both for the coronavirus and for antibodies. Since testing began in mid-July, BMC, in coordination with the... — Updated 10/14/2020


Transylvania County SCORE Presents The Extra Mile Award

Transylvania County SCORE has presented its fourth Extra Mile Award, which recognizes people in the community who go above and beyond. This recognition went to Toni Lee and Emmett... — Updated 9/30/2020


Project Empathy

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers' input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 9/28/2020


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us Sunday, Sept. 27, for worship online at The Rev. Keith Thompson’s message, “Be Still and Hope,” with the day’s scripture reading, Psalm 42:1-5. For more... — Updated 9/23/2020


School Board Candidates Agree On Much – Transylvania County, NC

From increasing teacher supplements to providing more behavioral and mental health services for students, the four candidates for the Transylvania County Board of Education agreed... — Updated 9/22/2020


Commissioner Candidates Square Off – Transylvania County, NC

Seven candidates seeking three seats on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners went head to head last Thursday night during the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of... — Updated 9/22/2020


Blue Ridge Gets Semester Off To Good Start

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) welcomed students for the fall 2020 semester on Monday, Aug. 31, with enhanced support and educational options to keep students on track. "The... — Updated 9/9/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Commissioner Candidates Square Off For First Time – Transylvania County, NC

The nine candidates for the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners discussed infrastructure, housing, child care, jobs and other topics during an online candidates’ forum held last Thursday evening. The event was sponsored... — Updated 9/2/2020


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