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 By Alex Perri    News    June 24, 2019 

Ginseng's Value Extends Far Beyond Just Money

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) announced late this May that applications for the ginseng harvest lottery would be taken from June 10 to July 12 for the 2019 season. A lucky eight diggers will have...

 

Use Schenck As A Model

On June 13, eight students from Schenck Job Corps loaded 30,000 books onto trucks to be moved from storage into the Brevard College gym for the AAUW Book Sale. In 3.5 hours the job was done — 3,700 books per student. These hard-working, responsible...

 
 By Michele Handy    Education    June 24, 2019 

BRCC Is Collecting Old Photos To Celebrate 50 Years

Blue Ridge Community College asks local residents to look back through their memorabilia to find photographs that capture the College throughout the 50 years (1969-2019) the college has served the...

 

Transylvanians In College

Belmont University Madeleine Lefler from Brevard qualified for the spring 2019 dean’s list at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a q...

 

College To Receive $250,000 Matching Grant

Brevard College recently announced that The Paul and Margaret Porter Foundation in Cleveland County, N.C., has pledged a $250,000 grant over five years to support the Paul Porter Center for the...

 

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey, 91, died peacefully June 20, 2019, at Southminster in Charlotte, N.C., after several years of declining health with Alzheimers. The daughter of the late Nancy and Joe...

 

Margot Benton Summers Williston

Margot Benton Summers Williston, 78, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Philip Maxwell Benton and Virginia Clair Simpson Benton. In addition to her parents, her second husband,...

 

Mike Victory Named BC Baseball Coach

Mike Victory has been named head baseball coach at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash. “After an extensive search for our next head baseball coach, we are thrilled to...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019

City Council Approves Its 2020 Budget

Brevard City Council unanimously approved a $24.3 million budget for the 2020 fiscal year Monday, including no property tax increase, a 4 percent increase in water and sewer fees and $530,000 in funding for the Railroad Depot project. Tom Whitlock,...

 

Number 7 Arts Features Three Nature Artists

Summer in Brevard is not to be missed and the same can be said for Number 7 Arts, Transylvania County’s longest continually operating art gallery. This month’s featured artists include colored...

 

Scruggs Scholarship Recipients Recognized

On June 17 at the Brevard City Council meeting, Mayor Jimmy Harris recognized the 2019 recipients of the Terrell L Scruggs Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established by the city of Brevard...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us in worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Rev. Sarah Grace Montgomery will share a message from Paul’s letter to the Galatians 3:23-29. Nursery care is available for the youngest disciples. Ages 4 through...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Call For Artists Jasper Beacham and James Toye of the Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain are looking for artists. The plan is to host four to five local artists on Saturday, July 6, next to Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain. If there is a good response...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Tonight’s Dinner And Program Come to Dunn’s Rock Community Center tonight at 6 p.m. for our monthly dinner and program. Yvonne McCall-Dickson will speak on Cherokee history, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Yvonne, a seventh generation native of Transylvan...

 

Bonnie Hawkins Grose

Bonnie Hawkins Grose, 86, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Hendersonville Health and Rehab. She was a daughter of the late Ragan Morris Hawkins and Ethel Leigh Turner Hawkins....

 

Brevard American Legion Cloggers Made History

In 1951, some Brevard High School cloggers made history. They formed a clogging team sponsored by the local American Legion Post. There were 16 members of the clogging team. Five of those members...

 

Real Estate Transactions For May Announced

The following real estate transactions for May were recorded at the Register of Deeds Office. The transactions are divided into two categories: individual and business. Individual May 9 in Brevard, Lenze Real Estate, LLC deeded (see exhibit A) lot 2...

 

VISION Transylvania Graduates Class Of 2019

Members of the 2018/19 VISION Class pose for a photo before graduation. VISION Transylvania is a community leadership development program committed to building a network of informed, capable and...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winner Stephanie McCall Pursues Writing Career

If you ask Stephanie McCall, 2004 recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship, who she is, she would be most likely to answer first, that she is a writer, and second, that she is a person with...

 

Church News

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, June 16, Keith Thompson will be preaching from John 3 in a message, “A Plan for the Summer.” Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in our community. That...

 

Eugene "Gene" Charles O'Hare

Eugene “Gene” Charles O’Hare, 84, of Brevard, died June 7, 2019. As an Irish Catholic kid from Canarsie, Brooklyn, he attended Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, where he credits the...

 

Thoughts On D-Day

Watching the D-Day ceremonies at Normandy this morning (Thursday, June 6) and viewing the almost 10,000 graves of our fallen servicemen who gave their lives to preserve freedom, liberty, and democracy was enough to bring tears to my eyes. Seeing the...

 

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