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 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,...

 
 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....

 

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...

 

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