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Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Halloweenfest – Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites the public to enjoy Brevard’s Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Oct. 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. During gallery walk the TC Arts Council will host an opening reception for their new exhibit “Myth & Folklor...

 

Commissioners OK Buying Land For Recreation – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Monday voted to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard for recreational uses. During their...

 

Pisgah Thunder Dance To Benefit Boys & Girls Club

They twist and turn and shake and shout! Sometimes they stumble and sweat a bit, too. But that's to be expected of this troop of amateur terpsichoreans because they're regular guys who dance in...

 

'Figure & Form' Headlines Fall Gallery Walk

It's that time of year where leaves are falling and there is a nip in the air. It's the perfect time to go for a stroll in downtown during the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Sept. 27. This...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 23, 2019

Board Upset At Senior Project Decision – Transylvania County, NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed their disappointment last Monday evening that the state passed a bill prohibiting senior projects from being a requirement for graduation. “I disagree with it,” said Superintendent...

 

Club Names Its Top Junior Youth – Transylvania County, NC

An outspoken, confident young woman who is "friendly and loves to help" has been named Junior Youth of the Year at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club for the 2018-2019 school year. Brandy Castro,...

 

Kids Attend SAFE's Empowerment Camp

In early August, SAFE Transylvania concluded their third year of Empowerment Camp – a week-long day camp for kids who have been exposed to domestic violence and aligned with SAFE's mission to end se...

 

Mountain Song And Community

In his poem “The Road Not Taken,” Robert Frost wrote, “…knowing how way leads on to way.” So it often is in life that one decision influences future decisions and events, far beyond the realm of what one might have originally thought or int...

 

Mountain Song Festival Lights Up The Weekend

The annual Mountain Song Festival was held over the weekend at the Brevard Music Center and included Steep Canyon Rangers. The festival is a major fundraiser for the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of...

 

Tasty Pork Butts Benefit Boys & Girls Club

Volunteers raised more than $7,000 recently when they staged the annual Clay & Lisa Sykes BBQ Butt Fundraiser for the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club. They gathered at the Sykes’ farm to join the...

 

Lake Toxaway Charities: Giving Since 1975 – Transylvania County, NC

Lake Toxaway Charities (LTC) has been a viable part of Lake Toxaway Estates since 1975 when seasonal residents began hosting an annual golf tournament to raise money for the local EMS/Fire...

 

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest Installs New Leadership, Awards Grants

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest began a new year when Chris Biecker was installed as president. Also installed were John Krishingner (president elect), Dorothy Knowles (secretary) and Jim...

 

Red Cross Urgently Needs Blood Donations Before Summer Ends

With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood shortage. While thousands of donors...

 

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....

 

United Way Of Transylvania Allocates $330,000 For 15 Local Programs – Transylvania County, NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) announced recently that it will allocate $330,000 of its fiscal 2019-2020 budget to 15 local programs serving Transylvania County residents. The funded programs address the areas of health, education and...

 

Mountain Song Festival To Offer Eclectic Mix – Brevard, NC

Mountain Song Productions presents the 14th Annual Mountain Song Festival taking place at the Brevard Music Center on Friday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 8. This year's event will feature New Orlea...

 

News of Organizations: Pisgah Forest Rotary - Pisgah Forest, NC

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 29 meeting the guest speakers will be Candice Walsh, executive director, and Kathleen de...

 
 By Ray Tuers    News    May 23, 2019

Boys & Girls Club Seeks New Executive Director

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, Transylvania County’s largest youth organization, has good news and sad news these days, according to a press release. Founded in 1999, the good news is that 2019 marks 20 years of impressive growth, to the point...

 

Connestee Falls Hosts Annual VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania’s 16th annual golf tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts alike to fund operational expenses and a tuition scholarship for the leadership program and its high school counterpart, VIZ...

 
 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

 
 By Ray Tuers    News    April 22, 2019

Club Names Its 'Youth Of The Year'

A diminutive sophomore girl at Brevard High School, called "pretty amazing" by the staff of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, has been named the Club's Youth of the Year, a high honor among the...

 

Boys & Girls Club Needs Community's Support

It's the largest and busiest youth organization in Transylvania County – the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club – and its leaders say they need community support more than ever to serve the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 15, 2019

New BMC Concert Hall Planned

On Friday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Parker Concert Hall at the Brevard Music Center. The indoor concert hall on the lake is scheduled to open in summer 2020 with a seating...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 11, 2019

Blue Ridge Health Relocating To French Broad Place

In the near future, the nonprofit Blue Ridge Health will move from its current site on Hospital Drive to a bigger location in the French Broad Place building in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge Health CEO Dr. Richard Hudspeth and Dr. Macy Latter told...

 

Boys & Girls Club Visits BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College students and faculty gave an interactive tour to 14 members of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club on March 22....

 

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