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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 and community...

 

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 originally thought or int...

 

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 Boys & Girls Club of...

 

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. In deference to the...

 

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 as the Mountain...

 

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 Audi-torium. The final...

 

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 masterworks including Rach...

 

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 will feature New Orlea...

 

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 program given by the...

 

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 legends such as David...

 

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...

 

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 springtime version of...

 

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 Christ child’s...

 

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 waterfalls as there are...

 

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 progressive approach to...

 

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 career. Originally...

 
 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...

 

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 first – The New...

 

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...

 

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, will begin this year...

 
 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....

 
 By Sean Trapp    Arts    July 23, 2018

World's Best Banjo Players To Perform

Banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck will host a one-of-a-kind concert at Brevard Music Center, featuring himself and four of today's greatest banjo players, on Saturday, Aug. 18. The concert will be the...

 

May 30 at Brevard Lumberyard Pisgah Pickers To Peform At JAM Jam 2018

On Wednesday, May 30, from 6-10 p.m. at the Brevard Lumberyard, the fourth annual JAM Jam will raise most of the year's budget for the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) Program at the 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...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join the congregation at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church in worship as they explore the “Hosannas” proclaimed in daily life. Are these “Holy Hosannas” or “False Hos-annas?” The Rev. Sarah...

 

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