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Brevard Community Band To Perform Sunday, Aug. 11

The Brevard Community Band will present its final season concert Sunday, Aug. 11, at 3 p.m. at the Porter Center on the Brevard College campus. This concert has a theme of “Sound the Horns.” The program will include R. Strauss Horn Concerto #1, p...

 

We Can Do Better

Back in the days when I was in college (stone tablets and hieroglyphics), I took a course in philosophy. A section in that course dealt with rules of debate. I learned that debaters, when bereft of valid, supportive materials or facts, often...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    July 29, 2019

Larry Chapman, Theresa McCall Seeking 113 Seat – Transylvania County, NC

Former Commission Chairman Larry Chapman and former School Board Chairwoman Theresa McCall are among those hoping to be chosen to see out the term of N.C. Rep. Cody Henson, who stepped down last week....

 

Cycle Event Coming Back To Brevard – Brevard, NC

Brevard is preparing to host the sixth annual Cycle North Carolina weekend “Mountain Ride” slated for Aug. 3-4. The Mountain Ride annually brings in over 300 cyclists to participate in a fully...

 

Glancing Back: Median Age In This County Is 23.9 Years

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 31, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Dr. James M. Schreyer, a member of the first graduating class at Brevard College (1936), supervised the pre-flight decontamination procedures for the...

 

Beta Epsilon Awards Scholarships

The Beta Epsilon chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an educator sorority in Transylvania County, concluded the school year with a potluck dinner, hosted by Katie Bland. Several items of business were discu...

 

Patricia Parker Brunner

Patricia Parker Brunner died peacefully July 26, 2019, at her home in Berea, Ky., where she was receiving hospice care. She was born to Earl and Mildred Parker Jan. 10, 1934, and was raised in...

 

High School Classmates Are Extended Family

Hannah Camenzind and Ryan Fitzpatrick were classmates in the Brevard High School class of 2001. Both received Connestee Falls scholarships during their senior year. And now they are almost family, as...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian All are welcome for worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. this Sunday at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Sarah Grace Montgomery will preach from Luke 11:1-11, with a sermon titled “The Gift....

 
 By John Lanier    Features    July 25, 2019

From International Law To Conducting: BMC's Ken Lam Offers Unique Perspective

Given the circuitous route he took to reach his current positions in the world of classical music, Ken Lam, the current resident conductor at the Brevard Music Center, has a rather unique...

 

Deadlines Extended For Tinsley Journalism And Education Scholarships

The Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) is seeking applicants for its Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Journalism and Education Scholarship, to be awarded for the 2019/2020 school year. Applicants must be graduates of the...

 

Glancing Back: Gillespie Lands Trout Weighing 5 Pounds – Transylvania County, NC

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 24, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Sandy Griffin of Brevard won the 10 lay “Powder-Puff” race, leading all the way in Roland Owen’s No. 54. Henrietta Owen placed second and Nancy Logan came...

 

CFWNC Awards Scholarships Totaling $587,000

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $587,000 to 99 students in 57 schools in 22 counties in western North Carolina. Sixty volunteers from the community worked to review applications and...

 

Marquis Sample

Marquis Sample, 24, of Gary, Ind., son of Rosemary Sample and brother of Quenton Sample French, both of Brevard, was found dead of gunshot wounds in his car in Gary, Ind. July 12, 2019. Police are...

 

Women's Fitness Center To Hold Open House

RPM Fitness, a women’s fitness center in College Plaza, is holding an open house on Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. until noon. During the open house, women are invited to try out exercise equipment and meet owner, Rianna Perry-Mullins. In addition...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, July 21, Keith Thompson will be preaching on Luke 10:38-42. Every third Sunday, B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in the community. That will be received this Sunday at both...

 

Legal Notices: July 18, 2019

Brevard Self Storage 325 Rosman Highway Brevard NC 28712 Sale Saturday July 20th at 9:00 am T/7/18/1TC-72159 ...

 

AAUW Book Sale Collects Record Amount – Brevard, NC

Once again, local residents and visitors demonstrated their support for the educational goals of girls and women in Transylvania County by purchasing more than 25,000 books to provide over $32,000 in...

 

Congratulations

Congratulations Diane Erwin Moore, age 76, of Brevard, has accomplished, fulfilled and achieved her life-long dream receiving her GED, graduating with the 2019 Class of Blue Ridge Community College...

 

Rev. Jerry Glenn Robinson

Rev. Jerry Glenn Robinson entered the Church Triumphant July 15, 2019. Born in Lincolnton, N.C., on Dec. 17, 1935, he was the only child of Jesse Ramseur Robinson and Buna Keener Robinson. They lived...

 

Dr. Joella F. Jordan Utley

Dr. Joella F. Jordan Utley, 83, of Campobello, S.C., died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born Sept. 20, 1935, in Clinton, Okla., she was the daughter of the late Marshall and...

 

Local Dentist Gives Back Through Scholarship Program

Dr. Jeffrey Lorch closed on his purchase of Brevard’s Sylvan Valley Family Dentistry in December of 2013. In 2014 he found out about the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program through the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 18, 2019

One-Hundred-Year-Old College Building To Be Demolished – Brevard, NC

Brevard College's oldest building, the 100-year-old Ross Hall, will exit the stage of the institution's history through a controlled burn this fall to make way for "new opportunities." Brevard...

 
 By John Lanier    News    July 15, 2019

Board Hears Employee Pay Plan Options – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners last Tuesday received two options regarding employee compensation that are aimed at making the county more competitive in recruiting and retaining quality employees. County Manager Jaime Laughter said...

 

'Education Unlocks The World' For Morrison – Brevard, NC

Jackie Morrison tells her two daughters, Kiana and Londyn, that “education unlocks the world.” She wants to make sure they know that and they see how hard she has worked for her education. Morrison acknowledges that receiving two Connestee Falls...

 

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