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 By John Lanier    News    February 20, 2020 

Teacher Attrition Below State Average – Transylvania County, NC

Assistant Superintendent Brian Weaver informed the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night that teacher attrition in the county is just below the state average and comparable to nearby counties. The attrition rate for Transylvania County...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us for worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery care is provided for birth to age 4. Sunday school for all ages is offered beginning at 9:45 a.m. Brevard First UMC This Sunday is called Transfiguration Sunday...

 

Blue Ridge Announces Spring Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College will offer the following Continuing Education classes this spring: Art Learning and Loving Watercolor meets March 30-May 18 on Mondays from 2 to 5 p.m. Registration fee is $75. Pastel Painting meets March 17-April 28 on...

 

Chamber Introduces New Member Services Coordinator

The Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has a recent new addition to the team. Willow Walker began work as the new Member Services coordinator in early January, taking over the position that...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dunn's Rock Hiker Hits The Appalachian Trail A Dunn's Rock hiker, using the trail name Driker, started his almost 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail hike on Sunday at Amicalola Falls State Park, near...

 

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

 

Cedar Mountain News

Studio 276 Sarah Dearbaugh would like to invite the public to her painting classes. There will be a singles Saturday Paint + Sip at Studio276 Feb. 15, from 4-6:30 p.m.; Monet's Mimosa Day Paint + Sip...

 

Sacred Heart To Host Women's Day Of Reflection

On Saturday, March 21, the next Christian Women’s Day of Reflection will be held at Sacred Heart Church in Brevard. This program, which brings women of all denominations together to pray and worship our God, has been a yearly event since first...

 

BRCC Holds Spring Transfer Fair – Brevard, NC

Blue Ridge Community College students learned about programs, scholarships and admissions requirements from popular transfer destinations, including Brevard College, Liberty University, Lenoir-Rhyne...

 

Latest SCORE Workshop Looked At Hazards Facing Organizations – Brevard, NC

The latest Transylvania County SCORE workshop reviewed the hazards facing any organization from all directions: the IRS, employees, customers, key assets, investors and partners, equipment and regulators. The key topics were: Are your CPA, your lawye...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 27, 2020

Chamber Recognizes Top Businesses – Brevard, NC

It was an evening of celebration Saturday night as the Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala event at Brevard College's Porter Center. The hallmark event of the year for...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 27, 2020

Housing Plans On The Table – Brevard, NC

A proposed mixed-used development that includes senior living and workforce housing apartments along Deerlake Road in Brevard has raised some concerns among residents of the adjacent Deerlake Village. Tore Borhaug, owner of Tore’s Home, Inc.,...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 23, 2020

Board Hears Draft School Calendar – Transylvania County, NC

Assistant Superintendent Brian Weaver presented a draft of the school calendar for the 2020-21 school year to the Board of Education Tuesday evening. Weaver said the calendar is aligned with last year, but some teachers preferred starting on Monday,...

 

Schumacher Named Staff Person Of The Year

Blue Ridge registrar Sara Schumacher was recently named recipient of the 2020 North Carolina Community College System Staff of the Year Award. Schumacher was chosen after an application and interview...

 

Blue Ridge To Offer SHRM Exam Prep Course In February

Continuing to help its students reach their summit, Blue Ridge Community College now offers a Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) exam prep course taught by its very own human resources director, SHRM member and SHRM-SCP, Lorri Allison....

 

Pisgah Health Foundation Provides $180,000 In Grants To BRCC – Transylvania County, NC

Blue Ridge Community College recently received $180,000 in grants from the Pisgah Health Foundation. The grant will fund projects to elevate awareness of and increase education of the workforce that provides mental health and substance abuse care in...

 

BRCC Receives Record Bequest – Transylvania County, NC

The Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation has received a $1.75 million bequest from the estate of Liselotte R. Wehrheim. This bequest will provide scholarships and other program support for health care training programs at Blue Ridge...

 

AAUW Set To Put Out Yellow Boxes – Brevard, NC

The yellow boxes are coming. Some New Year’s resolutions include reducing stacks of books. In February, the Brevard chapter of AAUW will make that task easier by placing the familiar yellow book...

 

Great Decisions Coming To Library In February

The Transylvania County Library will host Great Decisions, America’s largest discussion program on world affairs, beginning in February. In partnership with the World Affairs Council of WNC, UNC-A, Blue Ridge Community College and Isothermal...

 

SCORE To Host Workshop Identifying Hidden Risks In Local Organizations

A workshop focusing on the hidden risks facing businesses or nonprofits will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Jan. 30, at Brevard College’s Porter Center. Businesses or organization could be attacked from many directions: the IRS, employees...

 

BRCC Offers Spring Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College has released the continuing education classes they are offering this spring. They are: Art Drawing Fundamentals meets Feb. 3-March 23 on Mondays from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Registration fee is $65. Automotive And Transportation A...

 

Rear Admiral To Share Lessons About Career – Brevard, NC

Rear Admiral Gretchen Herbert, USN retired, will share a program about her 30-year career in the Navy and the opportunities, challenges and lessons she learned along the way. This session will be at...

 

Chamber Of Commerce Announces 2020 Board Of Directors – Brevard, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2020 Board of Directors. The board was recently finalized with the election of five individuals for the 2020-2022 term, including newly elected Bill Medl (Connestee Falls Student Scholars...

 

Stories From 2019 Featured In Review – Brevard, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2019. JANUARY •Over the Jan. 12-13 weekend, the partial government shutdown surpassed the...

 

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