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 By Ray Tuers    News

Grants Ease Club's Financial Burden – Transylvania County, NC

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County has received more than $100,000 in grants that are allowing it to ease financial burdens on its member families during... — Updated 8/15/2020


Mountain Song, July 4th Festival Canceled – Brevard, NC

Summer festival goers will be met with more disappointment this season at the news that the Heart of Brevard’s Fourth of July Festival and the Mountain Song Festival (scheduled for Sept. 11-13) are canceled this year, along with... — Updated 6/10/2020

 By Staff Reports    News

Mountain Song Festival Postponed Until Next Year-Brevard NC

The Mountain Song Festival, scheduled for early September, has been postponed until 2021. The organizers highlighted the ongoing COVID-19 situation as the reason for the... — Updated 6/4/2020


Brevard Music Center Announces New Season – Brevard, NC

For more than 10 weeks this summer, from May until August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) will bring 40,000 music lovers to its campus. Audiences of all ages will have a chance to see... — Updated 1/29/2020


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us at 11 a.m. (one service only), Sunday, Dec. 15, for Joy Proclaimed! A Festival of Music! It will feature the Chancel Choir, Westminster Ringers, Children’s Choir and instrumentalists.... — Updated 12/11/2019


Community Newspapers

(The following is written in celebration of National Newspaper Week, which is Oct. 6-12, and is a slightly modified version of an editorial we ran last year at this time.) Newspapers are typically divided into two groups: daily... — Updated 10/7/2019


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 origin... — Updated 9/11/2019


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... — Updated 9/9/2019


Songs From The Road Band To Play At Library This Friday

The Friends of the Library has announced that the popular Outdoor Concert Series will be returning once again this fall. The concerts, which are traditionally held on Fridays in September, will begin this year on Friday, Aug. 30. I... — Updated 8/26/2019


Canoe Relay Is Still Having Ripple Effects

Creative fundraising is nothing new in Transylvania County. Many local bingo games, bake sales and yard sales address many community and individual needs. Larger-scale events, such... — Updated 8/12/2019


BMC Presents Béla Fleck's Blue Ridge Banjo Concert

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions, proudly announces the return of Béla Fleck for his acclaimed Blue Ridge Banjo Concert — Saturday, Aug. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Whittington-Pfohl... — Updated 8/7/2019


BMC's Summer Festival Ends Aug. 2-4 Weekend – Brevard, NC

The 2019 season of the Brevard Music Center (BMC) Summer Festival will conclude with a finale weekend — Aug. 2 through Aug. 4 — featuring three exuberant and impassioned masterw... — Updated 7/22/2019


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 wil... — Updated 7/16/2019


Dunn's Rock News – Transylvania County, NC

Upcoming Dinner And Program Mark your calendar for Thursday, July 18, for the next Dunn’s Rock Community Center Dinner and Program. We’ll enjoy a great summertime meal of hot dogs and all the fixings at 6 p.m., followed by a... — Updated 7/11/2019


Brevard Music Center Sets Stage For Summer

Symphony, chamber and opera masterpieces by Bach, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Chopin and others will take center stage at the Brevard Music Center (BMC) 2019 Festival, while... — Updated 5/29/2019


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... — Updated 4/15/2019


Second Annual Songsmith Gathering Coming

Mountain Song Productions, LLC, will present the 2nd Annual Songsmith Gathering, Saturday, May 18, at Brevard Music Center. "Songsmith Gathering is being developed as the... — Updated 2/27/2019


Church Activities: Dec. 20, 2018

Brevard First Baptist It’s the week before Christmas, excitement abounds, shoppers are busy, and all are excited. The church is beautifully decorated for services to come. We hope you can be here to participate in honoring the... — Updated 12/19/2018


Thankful For Caring People

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris is fond of saying Brevard is “an above average” city, and he is right. He even might be underselling the city and county. There is no place on the East Coast that has as many large, breathtaking... — Updated 11/21/2018


Fireside Collective To Play Friday At 185 King Street - Brevard NC

One of this year's best new acts at the Mountain Song Festival will perform at 185 King Street on Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. Quickly blazing a name for themselves with their... — Updated 11/12/2018


Sarah Siskind To Play Saturday

Sarah Siskind will perform Saturday, Nov. 3, at the DFR Room in Brevard at 8 p.m. Siskind moved to Brevard in 2015 as a “respite” from the hustle and bustle of Nashville, Tenn. where she built her songwriting and recording... — Updated 10/29/2018

 By Ray Tuers    News

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... — Updated 10/11/2018


Small Papers Reflect Life

(The following is written in celebration of National Newspaper Week, which is Oct. 7-13.) In journalism, newspapers are often divided into two groups: dailies and community newspapers. Nearly all Americans are familiar with the... — Updated 10/8/2018


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... — Updated 9/10/2018


Talley To Launch Fall Outdoor Concert Series At The Library

The popular Outdoor Concert Series at the Transylvania County Library will be returning once again this fall. The concerts, which are traditionally held on Fridays in September,... — Updated 8/28/2018


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