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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 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

 

BRCC, FSU Join To Offer $10,000 Bachelor's Degree

Katherine Allen, vice president for instruction of Blue Ridge Community College, and Dr. James A. Anderson, chancellor of Fayetteville State University, formally signed an agreement this month for the $10,000 Degree Pathway Program. This agreement...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 11, 2019

Blue Ridge Health Relocating To French Broad Place

In the near future, the nonprofit Blue Ridge Health will move from its current site on Hospital Drive to a bigger location in the French Broad Place building in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge Health CEO Dr. Richard Hudspeth and Dr. Macy Latter told...

 

Boys & Girls Club Visits BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College students and faculty gave an interactive tour to 14 members of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club on March 22....

 

Everyday Education: Everyone Has A Story And Each Is Different

Imagine a 14-year-old or 15-year-old who isn’t exactly sure where they will live or where their next meal will come from. Imagine a student whose parents are alcoholics or use illegal substances and who struggle to provide basic needs for their fam...

 

Hoisting Of Two State Flags Demonstrates Museum's New Focus

Last Saturday and Sunday, observant passersby in downtown Brevard noticed a fourth flag on the flagpole at the Transylvania County courthouse. Waving in the breeze, beneath the American, POW and...

 

Blue Ridge To Present 'Battered' This Saturday

The Blue Ridge Community College Theatre Department invites the community to a free screening of English faculty member Katie Winkler's drama "Battered," a play about domestic violence inspired by...

 

BRCC Offers $500,000 In Scholarships To Seniors

Blue Ridge Community College is making an impact in Transylvania and Henderson counties by offering $500,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors who apply online by April 15, 2019. Scholarships...

 

Smith Named To Lead BRCC Small Business Center

Blue Ridge Community College has named Ben Smith as the director of BRCC's Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College. Smith succeeds Ben Kish, who is now teaching full-time for the...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Remembers Dr. Killian

"The Blue Ridge Community College family is saddened to learn of the passing of our founding president Dr. William D. Killian," said BRCC president Dr. Laura Leatherwood. "He died (March 17) at the ag...

 

Internet Basics Workshop

NCWorks Career Center at the Blue Ridge Community College Transylvania Campus, in collaboration with the Transylvania County Library, and United Way's TRAIN held "Internet Basics," the second...

 

BRCC To Offer More Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College will offer the following Continuing Education classes in April and May: Art Intermediate Water-color meets April 1-May 20 on Mondays from 2 to 5 p.m. Registration fee is...

 

Rev. Cynthia White Barclay

Rev. Cynthia White Barclay, who served as chaplain for Transylvania County Hospice prior to her retirement, made her transition to her new life March 19, 2019. She was 71. She had unique gifts as a...

 

Church Activities

Amazing Grace Baptist Amazing Grace Baptist Church will host a revival March 24-29 at Otto Alexander Road. The revival will be held at 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 6 p.m. on Sunday. The guest preacher is Randy Bane. Brevard FUMC During this...

 

Seven Local Professionals Graduate From Homegrown Leaders Program By ARC

Several locals recently graduated from Homegrown Leaders program, a regional leadership and economic development program that develops and supports highly-motivated leaders who are committed to...

 

James "Jim and Papa" Carroll Lovin

James (Jim and Papa) Carroll Lovin, of Brevard, passed away peacefully at the Elizabeth (Hospice) House in Flat Rock, in the early morning hours of March 15, 2019. He was one of three children, born...

 

Kurt Stegle Named New Golf Professional At Connestee Falls

The Connestee Falls Property Owners Association (CFPOA) has announced the hiring of new Head Golf Professional Kurt Stegle to oversee all aspects of the Connestee Falls golf course. Born and raised...

 

Guest Column: Community Colleges Play A Vital Role In Education

As the “largest college admissions cheating case” prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice, dozens of people were recently charged with allegedly trying to ensure their children’s admittance to elite universities through bribery. On behalf...

 

Everyday Education: 'Promise' Fulfilled For Students, Community

Lunch at Rosman High School has just finished and students are milling around the fabrication classroom. One young woman is asking a friend about the position of the antlers on a metal sculpture of a...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 18, 2019

County Seeking Workforce Housing Proposals

The county is seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) from companies to build workforce housing on property behind the animal shelter in Rosman. The county Board of Commissioners approved the move last week during its regular meeting. The 25-acre...

 

Registration Open For VISION's Upcoming Class

Blue Ridge Community College and VISION Transylvania invite comm-unity members to join VISION Transylvania's 10-month community leadership development program. The new cohort will begin in August...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 14, 2019

Sheriff's Office Struggles To Attract Deputies

Out of roughly 28 graduates from a recent basic law enforcement program, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office was able to recruit just one officer. The reason, according to Eddie Gunter, the Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, was that...

 

Pianist Hamilton Tescarollo Will Perform March 19

The Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series will present pianist Hamilton Tescarollo on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Auditorium. The program will feature works by Bach/Siloti,...

 

School Boards Should Set Calendars

Several bills have been introduced in the General Assembly that would let local school districts establish their own calendars. Elected officials have sponsored bills that would provide “calendar flexibility” just for districts they represent; Ho...

 

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