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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... — Updated 6/9/2021 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... — Updated 6/9/2021 Full story


Brevard Rotary Gifts Money To Blue Ridge Community College

The Brevard Rotary Foundation has gifted $110,000 to Blue Ridge Community College to become a part of the perpetual scholarships program for Transylvania County students. The foundation began fundraising in 1999 and has presented... — Updated 6/9/2021


Job Fair To Be Held At WNC Ag. Center

Mountain Area Workforce Development will be holding a $17 per Hour and Beyond Job Fair from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 15, at the WNC Agricultural Center’s Virginia Boone Building in Fletcher. The Virginia Boone... — Updated 6/7/2021


Balsam Grove News

God’s Way Food Pantry God’s Way Food Pantry operates every other Saturday from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. It’s drive-thru only. If you are sick or unable to come, call to have someone pick up food for you. The next food pantry... — Updated 5/27/2021


Dee Dee Perkins Adds Her Name To Mayor's Race

Former Brevard City Councilwoman Dee Dee Perkins announced her candidacy to run for mayor of Brevard. As a downtown business owner for 27 years, a Brevard resident for 36 years, a... — Updated 5/26/2021


Jimmy Harris Says He Won't Seek Re-election

Jimmy Harris, Brevard’s longest serving mayor, surprised many late last week when he announced he would not seek another term in November. Harris, first elected mayor in 1999, has been for many the face of the city, omnipresent... — Updated 5/24/2021

 By John Lanier    Lifestyles

At Brevard High Student Leaders Persevere In COVID-19 Year

When most student body presidents or senior class presidents review their final year in high school, they often refer to Homecoming, Senior Prom, competitions in various clubs and a... — Updated 5/24/2021


Students Show Many Ways 'Democracy Rocks'

Democracy Project Transylvania held its fourth annual "Democracy Rocks" projects presentation and awards night Tuesday evening in Thomas Hall on the Brevard Music Center campus.... — Updated 5/24/2021


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Sunday, May 23, is Pentecost. Join us online at for worship this Sunday, May 23, as the Rev. Keith Thompson brings the message, “What is the Holy Spirit?” The... — Updated 5/19/2021


BHS Students Hunt For Buried Treasure

On Friday, May 7, students in Matthew Tuckey's Honors Physics course at Brevard High School took part in a hunt for buried pirate treasure that he hopes will become a semi-annual ev... — Updated 5/17/2021


Rotary Runs Returning

The Rotary Club of Brevard is returning, albeit tentatively, to a "normal" 5K running calendar in 2021. The plans are for the White Squirrel 5K and the Firecracker 5K to be held at... — Updated 5/13/2021


Quebec News

Seeing the beautiful strawberries at local produce stands reminds me of my childhood and staying with my Grandmother O’Dell. As a 4-H project, her grandson had chosen strawberry plants to start a strawberry patch. My grandmother... — Updated 5/12/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

City Looking To Increase Electric Vehicle Stations

Four Duke Energy-sponsored electric vehicle (EV) charging stations may be installed in the public parking lot on the corner of Main and England streets in downtown Brevard, across from City Hall. In April’s meeting, Brevard City... — Updated 5/6/2021


BRCC Offers Continuing Education Summer Classes

Blue Ridge Community College has opened registration for Continuing Education classes that will be held May through August on the Transylvania campus. The following classes are... — Updated 5/6/2021

 By Rob Rhodes    Education

BRCC: Family And Faculty Help Chandler Graduate

Blue Ridge Commun-ity College student Jessica Chandler's journey to graduation was often fraught with obstacles and barriers, but in the end, with the help of tutors, scheduling cha... — Updated 5/6/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Manager Presents County Budget

On Monday, County Manager Jaime Laughter presented her proposed $67.9 million budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, which calls for a decrease in the property tax rate and to keep spending fairly flat across the board. Laughter,... — Updated 4/28/2021


Too Late To Pause Projects

In Monday’s paper we reported that two county commissioners expressed the possibility of pausing the extensive renovations and additions at Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools. Commissioner David Guice suggested the... — Updated 4/28/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Some Commissioners Mention Pausing The Process

Recently, Transylvania Commissioners David Guice and Teresa McCall have publically suggested stopping the current $68 million school bond process and taking another look at the plans to make major renovations at Brevard High and... — Updated 4/26/2021


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Join us for online worship this Sunday, April 25, as the Rev. Keith Thompson brings a message, “Why Does It Have to be Sheep?” based on John 10:7-11. Join us online at — Updated 4/21/2021

 By MC Gaylord    Education

Blue Ridge Course Leads Student To Real Estate Job

Blue Ridge Community College offers real estate courses regularly throughout the year. Real estate pre-licensing will be offered this summer on the Transylvania campus starting May 25, Mondays and Tuesdays, 6-10 p.m., and ending... — Updated 4/21/2021


Jamie Warren Joins Blue Ridge's IT Staff

Blue Ridge Community College has added a new staff member with Jamie Warren joining the Transylvania County Campus team as IT (information technology) specialist in March 2021. Warr... — Updated 4/21/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Local Economy On The Rebound – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s economy is almost back to where it was this time in 2019, according to Tom Tveidt, an economist who presented findings from his recent economic report on the county at a Tuesday virtual town hall meeting... — Updated 4/21/2021


Connestee Falls Begins Scholarship Fundraising Fundraising – Transylvania County, NC

On April 12, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program kicked off the program's 34th year of raising money to help Transylvania County students attend college. Started in... — Updated 4/21/2021


One Year Later: How Chamber Coped With Coronavirus – Brevard, NC

(Editor's Note: Transylvania County SCORE knows that leadership is essential for growth and survival in any community. This is the third in a series of articles from local leaders... — Updated 4/20/2021


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