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A member of the Western North Carolina Chapter of Project Linus, B.J. Winchester, has sponsored a 6-foot Frazier fir tree as part of the Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for the Children’s Center of Transylvania County. Winchester’s tree will be...

 

Annual Festival Adding Wooden Trees To Display – Brevard, NC

It goes without saying the Festival of Trees in December will have plenty of gaily decorated real Christmas trees on display. But this year organizers are adding something new: wooden trees. Two...

 

BC Wind Ensemble To Honor Veterans Nov. 7

The Brevard College Wind Ensemble will present a concert Thursday, Nov. 7, at Brevard College's Porter Center. Brevard College Director of Bands, Dr. Eric Peterson, will conduct the concert, which...

 

Ignoring Citizen Input

Driving home last week I took a shortcut on a back street and passed the biggest waste of money, the reconstructed train depot! How many “venues” can a city this size use or need? We already have the Rogow Room at the library, the Music Center,...

 

Dazzling Violin Duo Returns To Brevard – Brevard, NC

One award-winning, brilliantly reviewed guest artist makes for a satisfying musical afternoon, but on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m. in the Porter Center at Brevard College, the Brevard Philharmonic will p...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 14, 2019

Academy To Consider Capping Enrollment In The Future – Brevard, NC

With enrollment at 424 students this year, the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors last Wednesday evening discussed whether or not it should cap enrollment in the coming years. School Director Ted Duncan told the board...

 

Legal Notices: October 10, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 19-CVD-503 DONALD H. BARTON, Plaintiff, v. REBEKAH ISABEL, Defendant. NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION To Rebekah Isabel, the... Full story

 

Band Of Oz Bringing 'Beach Music' Back To County

If you still groove to the '60s and '70s sounds from the likes of The Four Tops, the Drifters or the Tams, there's a treat coming to the hills just west of Brevard this month. For the second year,...

 

Brevard's Choral Programs Sing Together At Fall Concert

The Brevard College Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Brevard High School Concert Choir will join together to present a Fall Choral Collage on Thursday evening, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Porter Center. The concert is free and open to the public....

 

Legal Notices: October 7, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E294 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of William Clarence Andersen, Jr. of... Full story

 

Festival Of Trees Planned December 5 – 8

Work is moving ahead on preparations for this year’s Festival of Trees, Dec. 5 – 8. Volunteers for the Children’s Center of Transylvania County, Cherie Willoughby (left) and Joyce Greame,...

 

Legal Notices: September 30, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E294 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of William Clarence Andersen, Jr. of... Full story

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 26, 2019

Woodruff Calls 2020 Election A 'Toss Up' – Brevard, NC

Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour, told a packed house at Brevard College’s Porter Center last Thursday evening that the 2020 presidential election is a “toss up.” Woodruff was the 14th speaker in the J.R. McDowell...

 

BMC Resumes Free Community Concert Series

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College has announced the return of its popular and free Community Concert Series on Monday, Oct. 7, at 12:30 p.m. at the Porter Center at...

 

Brevard College Stages 'The Liar'

On Thursday Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., Brevard College Theatre presents its first production of the 2019-2020 season, “The Liar,” by David Ives and directed by guest director Elizabeth Kirkland. The...

 

Philharmonic Season To Open With Opera – Brevard, NC

For the debut concert of its 43rd season, the Brevard Philharmonic presents a program of symphony and song. On Sunday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. in the Porter Center at Brevard College, “An Afternoon at...

 

Rev. Ralph Lee Luker

Rev. Ralph Lee Luker, 70, of Rosman, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at the Church of God on Turnpike Roa...

 

Initiative To Help Brevard Make 'Healthier Choices' – Brevard, NC

Brevard has been chosen as the 50th community to be a Blue Zones Project, an initiative that makes healthy choices easier through permanent and semi-permanent changes to a community’s built environment, policy and social networks, according to a...

 

News Of Organizations

Parkinson’s Support Group The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. with refreshments, music, and exercise. The program...

 

Singing With Transylvania Choral Society Has Health Benefits

Fall is coming soon, so join the Transylvania Choral Society for your health! Singing has been found to boost the immune system. A German study found that antibodies in the blood (Immunoglobulin A) which raised positive feelings were significantly...

 

Choral Society Announces 'Innovative' Season

The Transylvania Choral Society has taken to heart the trend in modern medicine which exhorts everyone to try new activities, physical and mental, to help stay healthy and live a long life. The coming Christmas and spring concerts both bring new...

 

PBS Anchor Coming To Porter Center – Brevard, NC

Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor, will be the Fall 2019 J. R. McDowell Speaker, which is sponsored by the Transylvania County Library Foundation in partnership with Brevard...

 

Choral Society To Premiere 'Christmas Oratorio'

The Transylvania Choral Society has announced a highlight for fall 2019, as its members prepare the North American premiere of "Christmas Oratorio," the latest work by revered choral composer, Bob...

 

Brevard Community Band To Perform Sunday, Aug. 11

The Brevard Community Band will present its final season concert Sunday, Aug. 11, at 3 p.m. at the Porter Center on the Brevard College campus. This concert has a theme of “Sound the Horns.” The program will include R. Strauss Horn Concerto #1, p...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    July 8, 2019

Campbell, Jones Named To BC Athletics Hall Of Fame

Brevard College has announced the selection of Jeff Campbell (cross country/track & field) and coach Michael Jones (men’s basketball) as the 2019 inductees into the Brevard College Athletics Hall of Fame. Campbell and Jones become the 37th and 38th...

 

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