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Magazine Report Ranks BC's Teaching Program Among Top In The South – Brevard, NC

The U.S. News and World Report ranked Brevard College No. 2 for Best Undergraduate Teaching among Regional Colleges South, according to a press release from the college. The ranking, determined by a peer assessment survey, asked college presidents,...

 

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

 

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 St. Timothy’s... Full story

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian You are invited to worship with us as the Rev. Keith Thompson begins a two-part sermon series on Eternal Life. Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in our community. That...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    September 9, 2019

Museum Launches Campaign – Brevard, NC

Supporters and local leaders – including U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows – packed into the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas last Wednesday to help honor the area's veterans and to raise money for...

 

Sherwood Mackey And Ronnie Ponder Honored

The following briefs are from Thursday, Sept. 11, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Garza Baldwin Jr., has been appointed and agreed to serve as a life trustee of the Transylvania Community Hospital. Vice-President of the Olin Mathieson...

 

Capt. John "Jack" H. Staehle USNR (Ret.)

John H. ”Jack” Staehle, 86, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 3, 2019. He was born May 21, 1933, in Oshkosh, Wis. As a child, he learned to work with metal in his father’s tool-and-die business. He went on to earn a degree in mechanical engineering...

 

New Ensign Commissioned By U.S. Navy In Veterans Museum

Registered nurse Lidia Danilevich was commissioned as U.S. Navy ensign in the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Aug. 30. Lt. Barbara Sterrenberg, from the Navy Officer Recruiting Station in...

 

Alumna Leaves Brevard College $250,000 Gift

Brevard College recently announced an unrestricted gift from Mary Nolan, a graduate of 1963 who left a bequest of $250,000 to the college in her will. Nolan was active as a student and was involved...

 

Initiative To Help Brevard Make 'Healthier Choices' – Brevard, NC

Brevard has been chosen as the 50th community to be a Blue Zones Project, an initiative that makes healthy choices easier through permanent and semi-permanent changes to a community’s built environment, policy and social networks, according to a...

 

College Enrolled Record Amount – Brevard, NC

Brevard College has enrolled a record number of students for the fall semester. Brevard College enrolled 751 students, a 7 percent increase compared to last year, according to a press release from the college. This fall semester’s enrollment is the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 2, 2019

Time To Talk About Bikes – Brevard, NC

Nearly 150 people attended Project Empathy’s “Time To Talk About Bikes” panel discussion held at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium last Tuesday evening. The discussion was based upon hand-written questions from the audience. Brevard...

 

Harry Crawford Corbin

Harry Crawford Corbin, 93, of Hillsborough, N.C., formally of Transylvania and Macon counties, passed away Aug. 28, 2019, in Hillsborough. A memorial service will be held at Union Grove Church Aug....

 

Thomas William "Bill" Galloway

Thomas William “Bill” Galloway, 82, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. He was the son of the late E.R. and Bobbie Galloway. His siblings, Charles Elam, Scott,...

 

New Director Meets The Public

Rishara Finsel, new director of the Transylvania County Library, enjoys her conversation with Brevard College President David Joyce (left) and Scott Sheffield earlier this month when the public was...

 

'Bike Talk' Planned For Aug. 27 – Transylvania County, NC

At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, Project Empathy will host a panel discussion titled “A Time to Talk About Bikes” at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium. Road and mountain biking have become increasingly popular with residents and visitors for...

 

William John Mika

William John Mika, 88, of Brevard, passed away Aug. 15, 2019. Born in Freeland, Pa. June 21, 1931, and raised in Bethlehem, Pa., he was the son of Stephen W. Mika and Margaret McDermott Mika....

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us Sunday, Aug. 18, for worship. Keith Thompson is preaching from Luke 12:22-31 in a sermon titled, “Wait to Worry.” Every third Sunday Brevard-Davidson Presbyterian Church receives the 5¢-A-Meal...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 8, 2019

Sayoc Receives 20 Years – Brevard, NC

Cesar Sayoc, who attended Brevard College in the early 1980s, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a federal judge in New York Monday. Sayoc, 57, was arrested last October for allegedly mailing explosives to prominent Democrats. In March, he...

 

Brevard College Finishes Campus, Facility Improvements – Transylvania County, NC

Brevard College completed a wide range of campus and facility improvements over the summer. "We have worked hard to improve our facilities and grounds to support our academic programs, to enhance our...

 

Glancing Back: Richard Parris Wins Soap Box Derby Title

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 7, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. William H. Wilkie Jr., a native of Skyland and a space engineer, designed the whole-body counter that is being used in the National Space Administration’s...

 

Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The Sixth Annual Terrell L Scruggs Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at Connestee Falls Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 17. Jimmy Perkins, coordinator of the annual fundraiser said, "This event is...

 

BRCC Hosts Car Show Fundraiser For SkillsUSA

Drive on up to the Blue Ride Community College Transylvania Campus' second annual car show on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to not only see some beautiful cars on display, but also to...

 

Cyclists Travel From All Over For Mountain Ride

From Friday to Sunday, cyclists attended Cycle NC Mountain Ride, a bicycle tour of five routes of varying distances through Transyl-vania and Henderson counties, starting and finishing at Brevard...

 

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