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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 the Lutheran Church of... 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 DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

English To Head BRCC Workforce Development

Dr. Chris English has been named interim vice president for Economic and Workforce Development at Blue Ridge Community College, effective July 1. "Dr. English's experi-ence, expertise and commitment...

 

Teaching Teacher Assistants

Blue Ridge Community College student Portia Jackson works as a teacher assistant at Hillview Head Start in the 3-year-old classroom and as an intern working with rising fourth and fifth graders at...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Instrumental To Saltz's Success

Kara Saltz is a runner, mountain biker, hiker, camper, animal lover, yoga and qigong practitioner and a businesswoman. She is also the first in her family to go to college, a recipient of Connestee Fa...

 

Blue Ridge To Host The Super 60s On July 29

Blue Ridge Community College announces the performance of Super 60s set for Sunday, July 29, on the Henderson County Campus. The Super 60s is comprised of professional musicians who have a deep...

 

United Way And Transylvania Regional Hospital Present Free Program 'Life, Death And Taxes'

Everyone has to deal with life, death and taxes. The topics are challenging and have long-lasting consequences. Planning ahead can reduce stress, and talking with experienced advisors can increase the odds that the processes are easier to deal with....

 

Hospital Auxiliary Honors Scholarship Winners

The Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) Auxiliary held a reception on Sunday, May 6, for its 2018 scholarship winners. The event was held in the Carlson Conference Room at the hospital. There are...

 

Local BC Graduate Aims To Teach Locally

After taking two years off from substitute teaching to complete her English degree, Melissa Ashe is ready to step back into the teaching field. The 2018 Brevard College graduate is excited to be...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winner Chris Norton Plans For The Future

Chris Norton is a man of many talents. After his 2002 graduation from Brevard High School, he worked in construction as a laborer, then a carpenter’s helper and then a carpenter. Next, he obtained his contractor’s license, moved to Durham, N.C.,...

 

VISION Transylvania Welcomes New Leadership

VISION Transylvania, a community leadership development program, begins a new year on July 1. The election of the new board was completed at the recent June board meeting. Ed Carroll will be board pre...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Nearly Half Way To $2 Million Goal

Blue Ridge Community College is nearly half way to raising $2 million, which, among other things, will provide scholarships for high school graduates. In May, Dr. Laura Leatherwood, president of Blue Ridge Community College, along with Trustee John...

 

From Bavaria To Blue Ridge: BRCC Adult-Ed Instructor With International Experience

In the back of the Blue Ridge Community College Library on the Transylvania Campus exists a little known launching pad, the adult education lab. Time spent in this classroom can change a person's...

 

BRCC Nearly Half Way To $2 Million Fundraising Goal For Scholarships

Blue Ridge Community College is nearly half way to raising $2 million, which, among other things, will provide scholarships for high school gradates In May, Dr. Laura Leatherwood, president of Blue Ridge Community College, along with Trustee John...

 

Duck Race To Benefit TC Arts Council Youth Programs

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced that ducks are now available to sponsor for the big race on July 4. The Duck Race will be held at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Cree...

 

Get Ready, Get Set, Go... To The Best Book Sale In The South Set For Saturday

Book lovers will swoon when the doors to Brevard College's Boshamer Gym open this Saturday at 10 a.m. for the AAUW Book Sale. "Oh my goodness. I had no idea how huge this is and it's all organized....

 

Blue Ridge Community College Honors Law Enforcement Training Graduates

The Blue Ridge Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program recently graduated 11 cadets. Family, friends, faculty and staff were present as the college honored the college's 32nd...

 

Chris Rosser To Perform At BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) has announced singer-songwriter, composer, and producer Chris Rosser will perform Sunday, June 24. Rosser is from Asheville. Rosser illustrates his talent as an...

 

School Board Hosts Input Meeting On Building Renovations - Brevard

“This was not a chiller that was on our capital list,” said Transylvania County Board of Education Chair Tawny McCoy Monday evening as she greeted parents and school personnel at the Brevard High School media center, in which the air...

 

AAUW Book Sale Takes A Community

"We are so proud of the fact that our annual book sale is truly a community affair," said this year's book sale chair Pinkie Byrd. Nothing exemplifies that community spirit more than local attorney Ma...

 

RHS Sponsors 17th Annual After-Prom Lock-In

"Have you seen my dress?" "Did you buy your tickets yet?" "Will you be on my 3x3 team? We're going to beat everyone else!" "I hope I win that kayak or the PS4!" "Did you hear we're having laser tag...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 24, 2018

Manager's Budget Calls For More Education Spending

County Manager Jaime Laughter presented a $51.2 million general fund budget Monday that proposed no property tax increase and operations funding that exceeded what school officials wanted. Laughter presented her proposed budget for the 2019 fiscal ye...

 

BRCC Announces New Campaign

At its annual donor appreciation breakfast Wednesday, Dr. Laura B. Leatherwood, president of Blue Ridge Community College, along with Trustee member John McCormick, announced a new annual campaign to raise $2 million by June 30, 2019, with an...

 

Duck Race to Benefit TC Arts Council's Youth Programs

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced that ducks are now available for sponsorship in the July 4 Duck Race. The race will be held at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Creek....

 

Joe Castro Will Be On School Board Ballot

Joe Castro, retired executive director of Smart Start of Transylvania County, will appear on the November ballot as an unaffiliated candidate for the Transylvania County Board of Education. Castro,...

 

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