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Brevard, Rosman Youth Football Fundaiser Set For June 1

A first-of-its-kind joint fundraising event for the Brevard and Rosman youth football and cheerleading programs will be held Saturday, June 1, at the Brevard Little Theater/American Legion building. The family-friendly day will feature barbecue,...

 

Gorges To Host Second Art In The Park

The Friends of Gorges State Park is sponsoring its second annual Art in the Park on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19. This event is part of the Experience Gorges series of programs which offers the public a wide variety of educational,...

 

'Stories From Mothers Of The Brides' Returns

For the second year, Brevard Little Theatre will feature 25 local actors, portraying loved ones of brides discussing marriage, love, life and dresses. "Stories From Mothers of the Brides" will be on s...

 

Student DJs Made BHS Prom Spectacular

They're all so beautiful, so handsome - the young women in gowns that allow them to look like the princesses they once read about in fairy tales, the young men sporting jackets and ties to match, all...

 

The Riveter Brings New Adventures To Mills River

A new fitness facility aims to take your adventures to new heights. Located just a stone’s throw from Sierra Nevada and the Asheville Regional Airport, the Riveter will join outdoor adventure and...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 13, 2019

City Working To Create 'Bike Boulevards'

A new Bike Boulevard in Brevard lays a path, the city hopes, to a more bicycle-friendly community. The city of Brevard’s Public Works Department has finished painting signs on the street starting...

 

Health Officials: Get Measles Vaccination

With multiple measles outbreaks occurring in the United States, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging preventive measures and reminding everyone that vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones...

 

Legal Notices: May 9, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E107 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Juanita Y. Byrd of Transylvania County,...

 

Rosenwald News

Last week, there was a volunteer celebration at the Transylvania County Library, sponsored by United Way. The Rosenwald community was represented, along with many other wonderful local agencies,...

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Honoring Nurses And Teachers

This week is National Nurses Week. It is also National Teacher Appreciation Week. While the jobs nurses and teachers do are technically different, the people drawn to these jobs and the jobs themselves have many similarities. Both jobs require four-y...

 

Kris Allen Hovey

Kris Allen Hovey lost his battle with cancer April 24, 2019. He said his happiest days were in the last 15 years spent living in the mountains of western North Carolina, with a special affinity to...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 9, 2019

Board OKs Flooring Contracts for BMS, RES

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education approved flooring contracts for Brevard Middle and Rosman Elementary schools. The flooring contract price for Brevard Middle $151,075 and the price for Rosman Elementary is...

 

Craig Anthony Melby

Craig Anthony Melby passed away April 30, 2019. He was born in Providence, R.I., Nov. 24, 1955, and moved to St. Petersburg, Fla., shortly thereafter. He graduated from Lakewood High School and then...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 6, 2019

Crosby Talks On The Craft Of Writing A Song

David Crosby was 20 years old when he wrote his first song, but it “wasn’t that good,” he said. Now, more than 55 years later, Crosby, a founding member of The Byrds and Crosby Stills & Nash,... Full story

 
 Arts    May 6, 2019

Writers' Conference To Present Free Readings

The Transylvania County Library Foundation and Brevard College are once again serving as co-hosts and platinum sponsors for the Looking Glass Rock Writers' Conference, May 9-12. The conference takes...

 

Welcome To Years Of Debt

This past weekend Brevard College held its graduation ceremonies. This coming weekend Blue Ridge Community College will hold its graduation ceremonies. This month as thousands of students receive their diplomas, many of them will have mountains of st...

 
 By Michele Pilon    Opinion    May 6, 2019

Nurses Create Positive Outcomes Through Expertise

Typically, the blossoming of spring is in full effect in western North Carolina during the month of May. This is also the month when we get the chance to recognize the caring professionals who make Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) what it is: A f...

 

Brevard's Own

This past weekend we attended our 23rd Merlefest and was so very pleased that three of our Brevard Groups played: Pretty Little Goat, Carolina Blue and Steep Canyon Rangers. They all were wonderful. The Rangers were introduced by none other than our...

 

Legal Notices: May 6, 2019

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY 18SP68 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY RALPH COBB DATED JUNE 28, 2006 AND RECORDED IN BOOK DOC 356 AT PAGE 525 IN THE... Full story

 

News of Organizations

Pisgah Forest Rotary For the month of May, the Pisgah Forest Rotary speaker chair is Rik Emaus, and the Rotary International theme for the month is “Youth Service.” For the May 8 meeting, the guest speaker will be Stephanie Adams, of North...

 

Blue Ridge To Hold Commencement Exercises

The 229 members of the Blue Ridge Community College Class of 2019 will celebrate their graduation on Saturday, May 11, when the college holds its annual commencement ceremony. The most popular majors...

 

Early Education Often Has Greatest Impact

Smart Start of Transylvania County funds or administers several programs that prepare local children for kindergarten. One of the most impactful is the NC Pre-K Program, a state and federally funded program, free to eligible families, that provides...

 

Pisgah Pride Day 2019 Was A Huge Success

For Pisgah Pride Day 2019 over 300 people working on 17 projects across the Pisgah Ranger District. Volunteers: •Installed a new entry sign at the Ranger Station. •Built rock steps near top of...

 

Picturing The Past: Organizations Encourage Historic Preservation

In 1973, the National Register of Historic Places established May as Preservation Month to encourage heritage tourism by promoting historic places across the country. There are several organizations...

 

Jim Schenfield Donates His Work To Habitat Restore

Jim Schenfield is locally known in the Transylvania Habitat for Humanity ReStore as the "clock repairman" but he has other skills. Schenfield is the creator of detailed wooden toy cars and trucks,...

 

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