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Land Available For County Park - Brevard NC

At its Nov. 29 meeting, the Board of Commissioners will consider whether it wants to buy roughly 55 acres of property for a new county park. The property sits off U.S. 276 and Gallimore Road and is...

 

Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Halloweenfest

The temperatures have dropped, the leaves are falling and artists are calling. The downtown art galleries, studios and artists invite the public to explore all things creative during Brevard's Fourth...

 

Rows Of Quilts: A Patchwork Of Joy

The Western North Carolina Quilters Guild Brevard Chapter/Area 5 displayed its members quilts this last weekend at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard, as part of the quilt show "Row...

 
 By Ray Tuers    News    October 11, 2018

Mountain Song Festival Donates $100,000 To Club - Brevard NC

Producers of the Mountain Song Festival have donated $100,000 to the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, their largest annual donation in the musical event’s history. The festival was established by club supporters 13 years ago to help fund the youth...

 

Witherspoon, Club Are Great Assets

As a minor donor in support of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, I check in on their activities as I can from California. I was sorry to read that Jackie Witherspoon was leaving their staff, and after I read your article...

 

Explore Art Galleries And Studios At Fourth Friday Gallery Walk - Brevard NC

Brevard's Fourth Friday Gallery Walk happens on Friday, Sept. 28, from 5-8 p.m. Everyone is invited to explore art, music and wine in the downtown arts district as downtown art galleries, studios,...

 

'Mountain Blue' Book Signing At Gra•vy - Brevard NC

Brevard, authors and photographers Les and Janet Saucier will be signing copies of their newly released book “Mountain Blue, the Beauty and Grandeur of America’s Southern Appalachian Mountains” on Friday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Gra•vy...

 

Poverty And Report Cards

The state of North Carolina has released its school report cards for last year, and once again the report cards reveal there is a direct link between poverty and academic growth and achievement. In fact, poverty is easily the single greatest...

 

Witherspoon To Leave Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club

Jackie Witherspoon, who in no small degree has been a persuasive and passionate voice for the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club for many in Transylvania County, is leaving after a decade of growing...

 
 By Sean Trapp    Arts    August 23, 2018

Taj Mahal, Robert Earl Keen And Steep Canyon Rangers To Headline Mountain Song

The 13th Annual Mountain Song Festival will return to the Brevard Music Center Sept. 7-9, featuring singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen, blues icon Taj Majal and host band the Steep Canyon Rangers....

 

Explore Art, Music And Wine At Gallery Walk

Everyone is invited to explore art, music, and wine at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Aug. 24 from 5-8 p.m. Thirty-four downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be partici...

 

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest Awards Community Grants

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest started a new year on July 1 and welcomed Nick Bearden as the club's 22nd president. Bearden is joined by officers Chris Biecker (president elect), John Krishingner (p...

 

Youth Offer Us Hope

The last time I wrote a letter to the editor of The Transylvania Times, I ended with the upbeat theme which said, “Perhaps we, too, will be saved by our young people.” The young man who prompted that thought was Devon Holmes, who was chosen by...

 

Friday Gallery Walk Adds Another Destination

Explore art, music and wine at Brevard's Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on July 27 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Thirty-four downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating. There is a...

 

Boys & Girls Club Offers Summer Internships For Teens

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is operating an internship program for its teenagers this summer that sends them out into the community to work alongside grownups doing real jobs. “The whole idea is to give them an experiential learning...

 

BMC Puts Bernstein's Life, Work In Context

For the third summer in a row, the Brevard Music Center is hosting a Festival within a Festival, in which students and audience members are able to immerse themselves not only in the music, but also the lives and thoughts of a particular composer....

 

Light In A Dark World

The article about Devon Holmes in the June 28th Transylvania Times was a light in a dark world. When Devon’s mother and his 3-year-old brother were killed by a drunk driver, Devon was comforted by the Boys & Girls Club. As he states, “Without...

 

USTA Hosting Volunteer Tennis Workshop

This Tuesday, June 12, the United States Tennis Association is hosting a workshop aimed at getting local youth introduced to the game of tennis. The workshop will take place at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop is...

 

Sissel Nilsen Holland

Sissel Nilsen Holland passed away peacefully with her children by her side Tuesday morning, May 29, 2018, at the age of 71. She is survived by her former husband, Rusty Holland; her two children,...

 

Brevard To Host Season's Second Gallery Walk

Brevard’s a pretty wild place, surrounded by deep forests, high mountains and tumbling waters, not to mention all the wildlife that abound within. There’s black bears, ravens, quirky little white squirrels and even a bat or two. Most remarkable...

 

Gra•vy Breaking Records As Revenue Source

It's not a restaurant, despite once getting a job application in the mail from a chef. Nevertheless, Gra•vy, a shop in downtown Brevard with a funny dot in the middle of its name, is something of a...

 

Brevard's Fourth Friday Gallery Walks Kick-Off Friday

Enjoy an evening stroll in downtown Brevard on Friday, April 27, as you explore art, music and wine. Thirty three downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating in the 2018 Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walks from 5 ...

 

Songsmiths Gather, Entertain At Music Center

Darrell Scott and Sarah Siskind were two of the featured artists at Saturday's first annual Songsmith Gathering. The event, held at the Brevard Music Center, was a benefit for the Cindy Platt Boys...

 

To Benefit The Boys & Girls Club: 'Smokin' On The River' To Offer Tasty Treats And Music

The outdoor cookout season will get off to a savory and musical start this month when the Key Falls Inn next to the French Broad River will host its third annual "Smokin' on the River" barbecue...

 

Gotta Have More Cowbell!

In order show support for the riders of the Assault on the Carolinas, free cowbells are available for anyone who wants to cheer on the cyclists as they ride through Transylvania County on April 7. The Assault is the primary fundraiser for the Rotary...

 

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