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Children Of The American Revolution Society Win Statewide Contests

Beckett and Elizabeth Chapman, members of the local French Broad River Society of the CAR were recent winners in two of the N.C. State President's initiative contests. They won first place in the...

 

El Centro: Children Go Bowling For First Time Ever

Fireside Chat With Louis Negron Last Saturday we had a meeting at El Centro with Louis Negron, the new executive director of United Way of Transylvania County. At this meeting, Latino and non-Latino members of our community had the opportunity to...

 

Church Activities

Bethany Baptist The public is invited to Bethany Baptist Church as the choir and musicians present “Behold the Lamb” at 10:30 a.m., Easter Sunday, April 21. The Easter cantata, comprised of a variety of music and Scripture readings, highlights...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

Richard Carl Fry

Richard Carl Fry passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his home in Pisgah Forest, after a prolonged illness. He was 79 years old. He was born in Teaneck, N.J., on Oct. 14, 1939, to Carl Frederick...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!” The shouts of celebration could be heard throughout Jerusalem at Jesus’ triumphal entry. This Sunday, April 14, in worship we will remember...

 

Transylvania History:

Easter Sunday At English Chapel Easter Sunday was celebrated at the English Chapel by an old time singing. A large crowd, some of whom were from Brevard, gathered at the church on Davidson River and spent the day very pleasantly. Rev. Matheson...

 

Dunn's Rock News

New In The Neighborhood Back in 1987, Tim and Mary Murray bought the white farmhouse, which sits east of the Greenville Highway facing pastoral fields and a western mountain vista. They turned the...

 

TC Arts To Show Work By Students Of All Ages

In April, masks, paintings, photos and self-portraits created by local youth line the walls at the TC Arts Council. The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host the annual Transylvania County Sch...

 

Everyday Education: Everyone Has A Story And Each Is Different

Imagine a 14-year-old or 15-year-old who isn’t exactly sure where they will live or where their next meal will come from. Imagine a student whose parents are alcoholics or use illegal substances and who struggle to provide basic needs for their fam...

 

Hoisting Of Two State Flags Demonstrates Museum's New Focus

Last Saturday and Sunday, observant passersby in downtown Brevard noticed a fourth flag on the flagpole at the Transylvania County courthouse. Waving in the breeze, beneath the American, POW and...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join the congregation Sunday, April 7, for worship. Pastor Keith Thompson will be preaching and they will be celebrating the Lord’s Supper at both morning worship services. Worship times are 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m....

 

Nonprofits Receive Grants

The Transylvania Endowment awarded 11 grants totaling $62,815 to nonprofits serving Transylvania County, bringing the total amount of grantmaking to more than $1 million. The endowment is an affiliate fund of The Community Foundation of Western...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Barbecue And Stories Gary Compton's barbecue did not disappoint the throngs of folks who attended last week's Dunn's Rock Community Center dinner. While some folks visited with each other, others...

 

Make A Blanket For Project Linus During 'Make A Blanket Week'

Project Linus is a national volunteer organization of people dedicated to providing comfort to ill and traumatized children through the making and distribution of blankets. These blankets can be sewn, crocheted, knitted, quilted and even made of...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Worship with us on Sunday, March 31, as we continue the season of Lent at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. Rev. Sarah Grace Montgomery will be preaching on the Parable of the Prodigal Son in Luke 15. We...

 

Salvation Army Recognizes Those Who Support It

The Salvation Army recently held a luncheon to thank the volunteers, sponors and merchants who helped during the Ringing the Bell fundraiser at Christmas. At the luncheon, Al Knight was recognized as...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Parents Learn About Bullying, 'Momo' Phenomenon

Koinonia, Lenten Service On March 14, the Koinonia Lenten service was held at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, one of our community supporters. Luz Hernandez, a Brevard College student who is volunteering at El Centro as a work-study...

 

Transylvania History: First Train Reached Brevard In 1894

In 1894 the first train reached Brevard. It was welcomed by a crowd of awed spectators. The building of the rail line was marred by one fatality: an engine fell through a temporary bridge, killing the fireman and carrying the engineer Ben Edgerton...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 21, 2019

Testing Reporting Delays Affect Student Placement

Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the challenges of placing students in summer learning programs and fall classes due to delays in state reporting of standardized test scores. Brian Weaver, assistant superintendent...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 21, 2019

Council Hears Grant Requests

Brevard City Council heard grant requests from nonprofits during its regular meeting Monday. Shelly Webb, the Sharing House’s executive director, requested an amount of $10,000 through the Brevard Community Development grant, the same amount that...

 

PCWE Offers Free Programs In April

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of April. Online registration is required for the workshops,...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 18, 2019

County Seeking Workforce Housing Proposals

The county is seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) from companies to build workforce housing on property behind the animal shelter in Rosman. The county Board of Commissioners approved the move last week during its regular meeting. The 25-acre...

 

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