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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....

 

Theophilus: Celebrating 10 Years In Downtown Brevard

In April 2009, Martha Carlton opened the doors to Theophilus in downtown Brevard. Her husband, Greg, had been relocated from Northern Michigan to western North Carolina to lead the development of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 25, 2019

River Tour Looks At Needs

Sections of the upper French Broad River are being overused, while other sections are being underused, according to local officials. Last week, a group of conservationists, land managers and local...

 

Jack Roland McBrayer

Jack Roland McBrayer died peacefully Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Tore's Home in Brevard. Born Jan. 1, 1929, in Fairview, Texas, he was the son of James Marvin McBrayer and Gladys Harper McBrayer. He...

 

Boys & Girls Club Running Team Ready For Action

A group of students from the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County has formed a team to run in the annual White Squirrel Race sponsored by the Rotary Club of Brevard. The race will...

 

Make Some Noise On April 6 For The Assault On The Carolinas!

The Pisgah Forest Rotary Club’s 20th Annual Assault on the Carolinas fundraiser will return to Brevard Saturday, April 6, raising money to support a wide range of local charitable organizations such as the The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Trans...

 

Boys & Girls Club Names New Fundraising Leader

Kathleen de la Torre, a mother of two teens who were once members of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, has been appointed the club's new resource development director, a...

 

Red Cross Reports Severe Shortage Of Type O Blood

The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors – as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types – to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this winter. Type O blood is...

 

County Park Decision Delayed

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to extend the due diligence period to Oct. 31 on whether to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard. During their regular meeting Monday, com...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 28, 2019

Chamber Recognizes Local Businesses

D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors was named Business of the Year and Lucia Gerdes, owner of Cedar Mountain Canteen, was named Business Person of the Year during Saturday's Bre-vard/Transylvania County...

 

William R. Minnich Jr.

William R. Minnich Jr. slipped gently into the loving arms of God Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, after a brief illness. His wife of 46 years, Sherry, and his dog, Blue, were both by his side. Born and...

 

Registration Now Available For Oskar Blues 4-Miler Race - Brevard NC

The seventh annual Oskar Blues 4-Miler and kids’ fun run is set for Saturday, March 9, and registration is now open for those interested in participating. The event begins and ends at Oskar Blues’ Brevard facility and takes runners on a short cou...

 

2018: Calm By Comparison

Given all of the turmoil on the international and national fronts, life in Transylvania County was fairly stable and calm in 2018. However, there were some major decisions that could impact this county far into the future. One of the biggest decision...

 

County Land Deal On Hold - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ previous move to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard is not a done deal just yet. Last Friday at a special called meeting — the first for...

 

Commissioners Vote 3-2 To Buy Property - Brevard NC

By a 3-2 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to buy the roughly 55 acres of property behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard, with the...

 

More Space For Manufacturing

After months of talking with local leaders and reviewing economic data, consultant Jeannette Goldsmith in February of 2013 released an “Economic Development Readiness Assessment for Transylvania County.” She wrote that one of the physical...

 

Brevard Holiday Art Festival Is Dec. 1-2

The Brevard Holiday Art Festival, previously Brevard Holiday Bazaar, expands to two days this year on Dec. 1 and 2. Hosted by local artists/musicians Shannon Whitworth and Sarah Siskind, the event...

 

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...

 

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