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 By Matt McGregor    News    February 14, 2019 

After 67 Years, Valentine's Day Still Special

After 67 years of marriage, Jim and Gloria Sanders, of Brevard, still celebrate Valentine's Day. "Let me tell you how we celebrate," Gloria began. "He used to bring me candy and roses. But I now have...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 14, 2019 

Panel Discusses Impact Of Outdoor Recreation Industry

Social, economic and environmental sustainability issues that surround the outdoor recreation industry were the focus of a panel discussion last week. David Knight, the director for the N.C. Office...

 

Legion Post 88 Celebrates National Group's Centennial

(The following is Part 1 of two articles about the history and centennial celebration of The American Legion. Part 1 addresses the 100-year history of the organization and its role in the olden times...

 

North Transylvania Fire Rescue Receives Grant

North Transylvania Fire Rescue has announced that they've been awarded a grant in the amount of $79,860 from the Department of Homeland Security through FEMA. This money will support the purchase of...

 

Rosenwald News

Congratulations are in order for Mike Hawkins, the owner of Team Hawkins Detailing, LLC, located at White Squirrel Car Wash in Brevard. Mike recently took a trip down the mountain to Majestic...

 

Little River News

LRCC Event At 6:30 p.m., Feb. 21, the Little River Community Center (LRCC) will hold its first gathering in 2019. We will have a soup supper. Bring a crockpot of your favorite soup. If you are not crazy about making soup, then bring bread or...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group Join us Monday, Feb. 18 for the Basic Apple Group’s monthly meeting to learn some quick tips for your Apple computer and iPhone or iPad. You will be surprised at the tasks Apple can do automatically to make your computer or...

 

Career Launchpad Classes To Begin At Library March 6

The Transylvania County Library is partnering with Blue Ridge Community College’s Transylvania County Campus, NCWorks Career Center, and TRAIN–United Way on a Career Launchpad class series beginning March 6. Classes will include: Computer...

 

Church Activities

Brevard Community Brevard Community Church will host a Southern Gospel Concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24. The evening will feature the groups Gold City and Carolina Vocal. Tickets are limited. Tickets are $10 each or $8 in groups of five or more....

 

St. Philip's ECW Awards $65,000 In Local Grants

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church awarded $65,000 in grants for 2019. The grants were awarded to 24 agencies in Transylvania County that met the criteria of serving families. The funds are intended to cover the...

 

Max Edwin Shepherd

Max Edwin Shepherd, 80, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at The Oaks of Brevard after a 16-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born Aug. 18, 1938, in Sylva, N.C. to the late Paul Franklin Shepherd and Azalee Harris...

 

Legal Notices: February 14, 2019

ADVERTISEMENT FOR INVITATION FOR BIDS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given that Transylvania County is soliciting bids for the Lease and Servicing Program for Multi-Functional Digital Copiers and Maintenance Agreement...

 

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

 

Picturing The Past: Pisgah Builders Supply Was Once A Local Icon

Pisgah Builders Supply, Inc. announced its formal opening in Pisgah Forest on Feb. 28, 1946. The business carried a wide range of supplies, including lumber, wall board, brick, cement, shingles,...

 

New At The Library: Hunting The Tiger That Killed 436 People

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Johnston, Tim. “The Current.” On a freezing winter night in Minnesota, two young women are pulled from an icy river. One is dead, the other barely alive. After the...

 

Everyday Education: Some Students Face Language Challenges

Take a moment and think back about a first day of school from your past. The feelings of excitement to see other students, worries about finding the right classrooms, nerves upon meeting your teachers for the first time, and wondering if you have...

 

News Of Organizations

Williamson Creek Precinct Democrats The annual precinct meeting for the Williamson Creek Democrats will be held on Feb. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Transylvania County Board of Elections located at 150 Gaston St. The public is invited to arrive at 9:30...

 

Library To Present Climate Stories NC Program Feb. 14

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is celebrated by communicating our love and affection to partners, family and friends. We buy gifts, write poetry, plan romantic adventures, even orchestrate grand gestures to demonstrate our feelings for those we...

 

Fifth Annual Transylvania Adventure Games Set For March 16

The fifth annual Transylvania Adventure Games (TAG) is set for Saturday, March 16, and registration is now open for those interested in participating in the 5K obstacle run. The event begins and ends on the Brevard Music Center campus. The 5K event...

 

Vietnam Veterans: Ron Severs, Marine Combat Engineer Trained For Trouble

"Fasten your seat belts and stay in your seats," said the stewardess on a chartered commercial flight from Okinawa to Danang, Vietnam. "We have to make a quick descent." It was 1969 as 18-year-old Ron...

 

Martha Nell Corn

Martha Nell Corn, 82, native of Transylvania County and resident of Henderson County, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Elizabeth House in Hendersonville. She was the daughter of the late...

 

Legal Notices: February 11, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19 E 23 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Calvin R. Edwards of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this...

 

College Walk Team Members Prove They Are United

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) thanked College Walk neighborhood donors and volunteers with an Americana and folk music by the band 'All Natural Jam' on Wednesday, Feb. 6. During the event,...

 

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