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Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass To Give Concert

The Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass (BRSB), conducted by maestro Jamie Hafner, will present a free brass concert on Sunday, March 3, at First Baptist Church of Brevard. The BRSB, a twenty-plus member brass...

 

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

 

Career Launchpad Classes To Begin At Library March 6

The Transylvania County Library is partnering with Blue Ridge Community College’s Transylvania County Campus, NCWorks Career Center, and TRAIN–United Way on a Career Launchpad class series beginning March 6. Classes will include: Computer...

 

BRCC Adds Casey To Adult Ed Classroom Team

By Michele Handy When walking the halls of Blue Ridge Community College's Transylvania Campus, it is not uncommon to hear a loud, "Wonderful!" followed by a peal of laughter. That is how students and...

 

AAUW Yellow Boxes Ready For Used Book Donations

AAUW yellow boxes are back. Look for them in convenient locations throughout Brevard and surrounding communities. For the 50th year, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is asking for donations of used books to raise money at its...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Announces Continuing Ed Classes

Blue Ridge Community College has announced the following spring Continuing Education classes: Art Pastel Painting meets March 22-May 3, Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration fee is $70....

 

Pisgah Pete Set To Predict, Squirrel Count Returning

Brevard's white squirrel ambassador, Pisgah Pete, returns this Saturday to predict whether there will be six more weeks of winter, but have you ever wondered how many white squirrels there really are...

 

Lt. Cmdr. (Ret.) Thomas Henry Gainer Jr.

Thomas Henry Gainer Jr., 81, of Pisgah Forest, went to glory Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. He was welcomed into the arms of his Lord and Savior surrounded by his parents, Thomas Henry Gainer Sr. and...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 10, 2019

Local Emerges With Sword 'Forged In Fire'

Jason Brown, a Brevard local, recently entered the intense heat of competition on season five of the History Channel's television series "Forged in Fire," and he emerged with a "ring-hilted sword."...

 

Blue Ridge Announces Spring Continuing Education Classes

Blue Community College is now offering continuing education classes for the spring semester. The following classes are now open for registration: Advanced Manufacturing Basic Machining Technology...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 10, 2019

County Announces Top Employee, Department Head

Pam Newman has been named as Transylvania County government's 2018 Employee of the Year, while Kevin Shook was named as Department Head of the Year. Newman has been employed with Transylvania County f...

 

Public Input Sought On Bike Planning - Brevard NC

The public will get four chances this month to give input on a Transylvania County bicycle plan. The ultimate goal is to put together a comprehensive plan that a stakeholders group will use to...

 

Transylvania County Library To Host 2019 Great Decisions Program

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...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 3, 2019

Board Of Education Looks Back And Ahead - Brevard NC

When looking back on 2018, members of the Transylvania County Board of Education acknowledge the passage of the $68 million bond for new construction and extensive renovations at Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools as a great success, but it...

 

Chamber Of Commerce Announces Its 2019 Board Of Directors - Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2019 Board of Directors. The board was recently finalized with the election of five individuals for the 2019-2021 term, including new members Joan Van Orman (Focused Marketing), Nick...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

BRCC Graduates 18 From Basic Law Enforcement Training - Brevard NC

Eighteen Blue Ridge Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) cadets graduated during Dec. 18 exercises at the Thomas Auditorium on the Henderson County Campus. Graduates and the city...

 

Local Offices Will Close At Different Times - Brevard NC

The following are some of the local closures for the holiday season: •Transylvania County Schools and Brevard Academy are closed through Jan. 2. Post offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25. •City of Brevard and Transylvania County offices will...

 

Blue Ridge Announces 2018 Employee Awards - Brevard NC

At Blue Ridge Community College, employees play a significant role in their students' lives - as teachers, advisors and mentors. Our faculty and staff assist students in finding purpose and direction...

 

BRCC To Award $500,000 In IMPACT Scholarships - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community College has announced that it plans to award 500 new $1,000 scholarships totaling $500,000 to graduating seniors in Henderson and Transylvania counties. IMPACT scholarships are available to students graduating from a Henderson...

 

Scholarship Program Benefits Local Students - Connestee Falls NC

Yet again, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program has set a fundraising record. Last year, in its 30 year of raising money to help Transylvania County students further their educations, the...

 

Everyday Education: CTE Class Routs Students To Their Futures

The eighth graders filed into Justin Ausburn's Career and Technical Education (CTE) class excited but well-behaved. They were working on several projects together and seemed eager to get started....

 

BRCC Graduate Works Hard And Dreams Big - Brevard NC

Christen Owen will walk across the stage and receive her Associate's of Arts degree Dec. 14, 2018. The Blue Ridge Community College graduate is 18 years old. Owen has been a colorful part of Blue...

 

Philharmonic Presents 'Christmastime In Brevard'

The stage of the Porter Center at Brevard College will be overflowing with musicians, singers and the spirit of the holidays on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16. Joining the Brevard Philharmonic at 3 p.m....

 

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