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 By Ray Tuers    News    May 23, 2019 

Boys & Girls Club Seeks New Executive Director

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, Transylvania County’s largest youth organization, has good news and sad news these days, according to a press release. Founded in 1999, the good news is that 2019 marks 20 years of impressive growth, to the point...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 23, 2019 

School Board Discusses Bond Choices

In a special meeting Tuesday morning, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the top choices of architects and CMARs (construction managers at risk) to implement the renovations and additions to Brevard High School and Rosman...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 23, 2019 

City Of Brevard's First Green Built Home Completed-Brevard NC

The first house to be Green Built-certified in the city of Brevard was completed on Friday at 156 Rosenwald Lane. In addition to it being Green Built-certified, it's the developer's first Tiny House, which will be used as an Airbnb and a showhouse...

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

Book Remembers 'Fallen Heroes'

Editor’s Note: At 9 a.m. on Saturday, the American Legion and VFW will host the annual parade and wreath ceremony in downtown Brevard. The following story highlights a new book that commemorates...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

DAR Members Meet For Final Meeting Of Term

The May 14 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution began at 5 p.m. at Lola’s Old Hickory House, with a social hour presided over by Bob Jenkins and Carroll...

 

Cedar Mountain News

CMFRD Memorial BBQ Come on down for a fundraiser BBQ lunch with all the trimmings at the fire station on Saturday, May 25. The auxiliary will be serving mouth watering barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 

News of Organizations: Democratic Women

On Monday, May 20, the Transylvania County Democratic Women hosted its annual luncheon in the library Rogow Room. Nearly 100 members and guests gathered to listen to Patsy Keever, former chair of the N.C. Democratic Party, speak about the state of...

 

John Andrew Curro

John Andrew Curro, 84, of Brevard, passed away May 17, 2019, at home under Hospice care. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Joseph and Anna Fallica Curro. In addition to his parents, a son, John Jr., preceded him in death at the age of 50....

 

Thomas Gaston McCall Jr.

Thomas Gaston McCall Jr., 84, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019. A native of Brevard and Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Thomas G. and Bessie Bragg McCall. A graduate of Brevard High School, he was a United States Army...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Music And Dinner Join us on this Memorial Day Weekend for our annual salute to those who have served our country. A special presentation to the many from Transylvania County who have served in the mil...

 

Legal Notices: May 23, 2019

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given that Transylvania County is will be accepting sealed bids for the Partial Renovation and HVAC Upfit to Portions of the Community Services Build... Full story

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

Vescovo Grand Opening Set For Friday, May 24

Vescovo Neighborhood Eatery is proud to announce their grand opening just in time for the opening of the White Squirrel Festival this Friday. Vescovo, located at 175 King Street, plans to kick off the celebration with an official ribbon cutting held...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

Kick Off White Squirrel Fest At The Farmers' Market

The Transylvania Farmers’ Market is a great way for the whole family to kick off Saturday’s White Squirrel Festival. Stop by from 8 a.m. to noon to enjoy live music, activities for kids, and a...

 

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

 
 Church    May 23, 2019 

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

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 20, 2019

School Board Presents Budget To Commissioners

With a 10.5-cent property tax increase likely to be approved to pay for the $68 million school construction bond, some county commissioners are voicing concerns at the Board of Education’s latest budget request. As previously reported, the school...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 20, 2019

School Attorney Refutes County Official's Claims

In a letter written to the Transylvania County Board of Education dated May 9, school board attorney Christopher Campbell refuted many of the comments made by Transylvania County Finance Officer Jonathan Griffin regarding the school board’s...

 

AAUW Preparing For 50th Book Sale

Members of the local AAUW Chapter work throughout the year to collect, sort, price and prepare hundreds of boxes of books for its annual book sale. In 2018, the book sale raised more than $28,000 for...

 

Sheila Mooney Chosen As Woman Who Makes A Difference

Since 1996, Brevard AAUW has honored women who, through leadership and willingness to share their knowledge and experience, have had a significant impact in this community. The award is presented at...

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    May 20, 2019

One Cent More

Last week some members of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners asked Superintendent Jeff McDaris about the school budget. The following are some thoughts about the issues broached by the commissioners.    •The school board has...

 

New At The Library: FBI Agent Unlocks Secrets Of Serial Killers

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Hepworth, Sally. “The Mother-in-Law.” Lucy’s mother-in-law Diana has never liked her, and despite Lucy trying for years to win her over, nothing has changed. Diana...

 

Library To Begin Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Catch the Reading Bug at your library through the Adult Summer Reading program at Transylvania County Library! Simply come by the Circulation Desk to register beginning Monday, June 3. Then read or...

 

Blue Ridge To Start Summer Continuing Education Classes

Blue Ridge Community College has begun enrollment for its summer Continuing Education classes. The classes are as follows: Art Understanding Color meets June 3-July 22 on Mondays from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Registration fee is $60. Pastel Painting meets...

 

Transylvanians Graduate From Blue Ridge

The following students from Transylvania County graduated from Blue Ridge Community College on Saturday, May 11. The students are listed with their program of study. Justin Luke Aiken, college...

 

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