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 By John Lanier    News    June 18, 2018 

Brevard Academy Reports Healthy Finances

Nick Iosue, vice chair and treasurer of the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors, informed the board at its monthly meeting last Wednesday that by June 30 of this year, the school’s fund balance will be close to...

 
 News    June 18, 2018 

Wayfinding Signs Placed In Key Spots Around County

New wayfinding signs are appearing all over Transylvania County thanks to grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the county's Tourism Development Authority (TDA). The project was...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 18, 2018 

Panel Extols Buying Local

The importance and benefits of buying local were discussed Thursday during a Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce discussion panel in the library Rogow Room. Heath Seymour, Heart of Brevard...

 

Questions About Shooting Range

I have a few questions for the mayor and the leaders of the city of Brevard regarding the proposed shooting range on Cathey’s Creek. 1) When were the citizens asked for any input? I must have missed it because, I am not aware of any opportunity...

 

'House Concert' An Outstanding Success

A “House Concert” and pre-season fundraiser to launch the 42nd year of the Brevard Philharmonic was held on June 7 in the home of John and Kristine Candler. Three outstanding musicians — violinists Paul Huang and Danbi Um and pianist Jessica...

 

They Are God's Children

Can we not hear their cries even at this great distance? These are the pitiful cries of young migrant children who have been cruelly ripped from their parents’ arms by ICE at the U.S. border. The parents are arrested while the children are sent...

 
 Arts    June 18, 2018 

Winners Announced For Summer Arts Showcase

The Transylvania Art Guild (TAG) has partnered with the Transylvania Community Arts Council to present a Summer Arts Showcase from June 15-July 13. The TC Arts Council will host a public reception on...

 
 Arts    June 18, 2018 

Fourth Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Arts & Culture Celebration

The community is invited to explore art, music and wine at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on June 22 from 5-8 p.m. Thirty-three downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating. Tammy Hopkins at the TC Arts Council...

 
 Arts    June 18, 2018 

TC Arts Council Hosts 46th Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites everyone to enjoy Arts & Culture Celebration from June 22 - July 4. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council, said, “This is a celebration of all arts and culture in Brevard and...

 

Anne Morris Receives American Legion Auxiliary National Award

Anne Morris has been selected as the National Volunteer of the year by the American Legion Auxiliary office in Indianapolis, Ind. Her name was submitted by the chief of voluntary service at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. She has...

 
 News    June 18, 2018 

Brevard Housing Authority To Host Ribbon Cutting And Fair

The Brevard Housing Authority will be hosting a ribbon cutting of its new laundry facility and community resources room from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on June 29. After the ribbon cutting, we will also host a Stronger Families Picnic and Resource Fair in...

 

Brevard Community Hands Morningside First Loss Of Year

After cruising through most of the season, Morningside Baptist’s co-ed softball team suffered their first loss of the year to Brevard Community Church last week. The two sides played a doubleheader last Tuesday, with the first game finishing out a...

 

Transylvania County To Celebrate Upper French Broad Riverfest June 23 In Rosman

The third annual celebration of Transylvania's Upper French Broad River is coming up this Saturday, June 23. The Transylvania French Broad Stewards, a local volunteer citizens' group, the town of...

 

Vietnam Veterans: Ervin Bridges: Walking, Not Riding, To War

Captain Ervin Bridges spent much of his time in Vietnam struggling through jungles and rice paddies. Bridges remembered lying on the ground during a particularly bloody battle wondering to himself,...

 

Mountain Skies: Asteroid Vesta Barely Visible To Naked Eye

The Planets While we have the beautiful spring constellations in our evening sky, such exciting things are happening with the planets that I can’t resist starting with them. For those of you watching the sky, you know we now have the two brightest...

 
 Arts    June 18, 2018 

Brevard Music Center Summer Festival Begins

Following its successful pre-season jazz and classical guitar concerts in early June, Brevard Music Center (BMC) officially kicks off its 2018 season with an extended opening weekend of performances f...

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... 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 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

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 14, 2018

Public Hearing Held On County Budget

The courthouse, education funding and fire district tax rates dominated Tuesday's public hearing on the proposed $51.2 million Transylvania County general fund budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 14, 2018

Firing Range Planned For City Property

A new open-air firing range for the Brevard Police Department is being built behind the city's water treatment plant off Cathey's Creek Road, and it has two neighbors concerned. Brevard Police Chief...

 

Not All Milkweed Spreads

Allow me to discuss milkweed in our gardens a bit more. Common milkweed, Asclepias syricaca, does spread by rhizomes and needs space to do that. It is drought tolerant, and the blooms are pinkish and have a lovely fragrance reminiscent of lilacs....

 

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...

 

Sun Studios' Blake Ellege At 185 King Street

Blake Ellege and the Sun Studios Band will present "Sun Studios: Live in Concert" at 185 King Street in Brevard on Saturday, June 16, at 8 p.m. Written and produced by Ellege, the performance is an...

 

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....

 

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