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 Arts    April 22, 2019 

Philharmonic Presents Award-Winning Pianist

Spring is finally here and what could be more celebratory than a performance of Beethoven's full "Pastorale" symphony? Opening the program and capping off the Brevard Philharmonic's vibrant 42nd...

 
 Arts    April 22, 2019 

Movie 'Burned' To Be Shown At County Library Friday

The award-winning documentary “Burned: Are Trees the New Coal?” will make its debut in Brevard at the Transylvania County Library on Friday, April 26, from 6-7:30 p.m. “Burned” tells the little-known story of the accelerating destruction of...

 
 Arts    April 22, 2019 

Award-Winning Author Kwame Alexander To Speak At Library

Author Kwame Alexander will appear at the Transylvania County Library on Monday, April 29. Guest musician Randy Preston will accompany him to perform original music inspired by Alexander's books. The...

 
 Arts    April 22, 2019 

BC Wind Ensemble To Perform With BRSB Thursday

The Brevard College Wind Ensemble presents its last concert of the season on Thursday evening, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will also feature special guests the Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass (BRSB). The BRSB is a 28-piece brass ensemble with...

 

Garden Groups Spring Plant Sale

The annual spring plant sale by the Transylvania Extension Master Gardeners, The Transylvania Garden Club, The French Broad Garden Club and the Heritage Museum will be held Saturday, April 27, from 8...

 

News Of Organizations

Sierra Club In an effort to facilitate the city of Brevard and Transylvania County in the transition of government operations to renewable energy, the Pisgah Group of the North Carolina Sierra Club will present Amber Weaver, chief sustainability offi...

 

Brevard College Holds Honors, Awards Ceremony

Brevard College held its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 16, to honor students, faculty and staff achievement in academics and leadership. Dr. Scott Sheffield, Vice President for...

 
 By Betsy Burrows    Education    April 22, 2019 

Everyday Education: How Are The Children? How Are Their Teachers?

In her 2016 book, “Educating African-American Students: And How are the Children,” educator Gloria Boutte, relates the standard greeting used among the Masai people of Kenya. Instead of the typical, “Hello, How are you?,” the Masai people...

 

Megan Elizabeth Bingham

Megan Elizabeth Bingham, 27, passed away March 29, 2019, in Asheville. Born in Bradenton, Fla. and raised in Brevard, she was the daughter of Wendy Craig and husband, David Brian Craig, of Johnson...

 

Luther H. "Bud" Lawing Jr.

Luther H. "Bud" Lawing Jr. died Tuesday, April 9, 2019, after a period of declining health. He was a devoted son, husband, father and friend, who will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He was...

 

Eugene (Gene) Elwin Shonka

Eugene (Gene) Elwin Shonka left this life April 17, 2019. He was born April 26, 1927, in Schuyler, Neb., the third child of Mathew and Elsie Schroeder Shonka. He was a lifelong Christian, and was of...

 

Betty Morris Fletcher

Heaven is rejoicing today, for a courageous, kind, loving servant of God went home to meet her heavenly father. Betty Morris Fletcher, 66, native of Brevard, died at her home April 13, 2019, after battling pancreatic cancer. Born Jan. 5, 1953, to...

 

Anne Marie Rector

Anne Marie Rector, 73, recently of Easley, S.C., formerly of Brevard and Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich., died April 16, 2019. She was born in Detroit, Mich. Sept. 23, 1945, to Paul and Noreen Hirzel. The second eldest of eight children, she attended...

 

Roger Bryan Stamey

Roger Bryan Stamey, 53, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 17, 2019. He was the son of the late Lester and Mildred Shelton Stamey. He was a dedicated family man, loving husband and father. He was young at heart and enjoyed...

 

Legal Notices: April 22, 201

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19-E-115 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Katharine Dreier of...

 

Eleven-Year-Old Jayden Stephenson Honored

On March 6, a very surprised 11-year-old Jayden Stephenson stood before a standing ovation of military veterans at Brevard's American Legion Post 88. It was a remarkable situation, but Jayden is a...

 

Guest Tutor Days At Rise & Shine – April 24 And May 2

How would you like to be part of a program making a difference in the lives of local elementary school students and their families? How would you like to help a student achieve academic goals and build a sense of themselves and their community? If...

 

Picturing The Past: Community Clubs: An Essential Part For Developing Communities

As community clubs throughout the Transylvania County grew in the mid-20th century they worked to develop programs for all ages. Community dinners, holiday parties and other entertainments were...

 

Veterans Museum To Present Free Lecture: 'Scramble The Seawolves'

On Thursday, April 25, at 2 p.m., the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas will present a lecture by Brevard resident David Smale titled "Scramble the Seawolves." Smale was a door gunner and crew...

 

Deception Characterizes Presidency

Disinformation, deception and financial sleight-of-hand characterize the presidency and America’s toxic politics today, threatening our institutions, democracy and the rule of law. President Trump reflects the corruption of the American political...

 

More Bikes

Drivers on the road all have somewhere to go. Be it a school bus, an ambulance, a delivery truck, a commuter or mom taking her kids to school, we all share the road. However, some bikers on our roads lack common courtesy. We drive because we have...

 

Kindness And Goodwill

I had occasion recently to experience the kindness and goodwill of the Brevard community. I was having a morning treat at Quotations Coffee Café, my favorite lunch place. I stood up quickly, and the rest is history. The next thing I knew, I was...

 

Glancing Back: Jim Miller Rolls 300 At Brevard Lanes

The following briefs are from Thursday, April 24, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. William A. Brown, 28, of Rosman, driver of the demolished 1965 Volkswagen, was killed when he was struck head on by a car driven by Ray Edward Marshall, of...

 
 By Ray Tuers    News    April 22, 2019 

Club Names Its 'Youth Of The Year'

A diminutive sophomore girl at Brevard High School, called "pretty amazing" by the staff of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, has been named the Club's Youth of the Year, a high honor among the...

 
 News    April 22, 2019 

Ask Us

Why do the lights burn all night at the new observation tower on Sassafras Mountain at the South Carolina state line? The new observation tower, which opens today with a dedication ceremony, has been burning its lights all night, but when the tower o...

 

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