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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... — Updated 6/16/2021 Full story


Smart Start Of Transylvania County Receives Grant Support From CFWNC

Smart Start of Tran-sylvania County (SSTC) has received generous grant funding over two years from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina that is supporting family resilience and social cohesion. Removing barriers that... — Updated 6/16/2021


James "Jim" Pringle Macfie

James "Jim" Pringle Macfie, 70, of Little River, passed away peacefully at his home June 2, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born July 17, 1950, in Brevard to the late... — Updated 6/14/2021


Moore Publishes Book

Local photographer Mike Moore has released his first book, “Waterfalls of Western North Carolina.” Moore takes readers on a visual journey to over 100 waterfalls in western North Carolina. Moore self-published this full color,... — Updated 6/14/2021


Headen To Perform Friday, June 18

Transylvania Community Arts Council (TC Arts) has announced the second concert in its Performing Arts series. The Jason DeCristofaro Trio, featuring Reggie Headen, will perform on Friday, June 18, from 5.30 – 8 p.m., at the Arts... — Updated 6/14/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Sends Steep Slope Issue To Board

Brevard City Council’s discussion on making changes to building restrictions on steep slopes continued Monday, with a vote to table the issue and send it back to the Planning Board. In May’s meeting, Council revisited the... — Updated 6/9/2021


MAHEC Expanding Women's Health Services To Brevard

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) has announced it is expanding its women’s health services to Brevard under the direction of Dr. Brian Barrow in the same office where Barrow has been providing OB/GYN care through Tra... — Updated 6/9/2021


Project Linus Chapter Meets To Process Blanket Donations

The Western North Carolina Chapter of Project Linus met in person on Wednesday, June 2, to process blanket donations. The members of the chapter create and donate handmade blankets to children in crisis, thus providing a sense of... — Updated 6/9/2021


On a Positive Note

Sometimes, in spite of worrying political developments and a common gloomy obsession with “what is wrong” with everything, an overwhelming, countering conviction seizes the mind: Life is good, really good! As we enjoy the... — Updated 6/9/2021 Marketplace Open Until Aug. 15

Are you missing out on new savings for quality, affordable health insurance through the HealthCare. gov Marketplace? Since the special open enrollment period began on Feb. 15, more than 1 million American have gotten covered, and... — Updated 6/7/2021


Gaia Herbs Named A 2021 Best Employer In North Carolina

Gaia Herbs, a leading natural herbal products brand in the United States, has been recognized as a 2021 Best Employer in North Carolina by Business North Carolina and Best Companies Group. This awards program identifies,... — Updated 6/2/2021


Bardo Arts Center To Exhibit Cherokee Culture, Language

CULLOWHEE – Bardo Arts Center (BAC) at Western Carolina University has announced plans to host a permanent and contemporary exhibit of Cherokee culture and language, developed in collaboration with mem-bers of the Eastern Band... — Updated 6/2/2021


Henderson Principal Running For 11th Congressional District

After talking to North Carolinians across the 11th Congressional District, school principal, pastor, coach and community leader Eric Gash has filed paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission to run for Congress to unseat Madis... — Updated 6/2/2021


D-Day Commemoration: Ed Cottrell's WWII Combat Missions

The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas invites the public to commemorate D-Day on Wednesday, June 9, at 2 p.m. at the Transylvania Elections Center (150 Gaston St. in... — Updated 6/2/2021


Smart Start Of Transylvania County Benefits From A $50,000 Women For Women Grant

Women for Women recently awarded seven grants totaling $310,000. With these awards and in its 16th year of grantmaking, the giving circle has invested more than $4.4 million to support programs serving WNC women and girls. Women... — Updated 6/2/2021


Conard Bill Wheatley

Conard Bill Wheatley, 81, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021. A native of Wise, Virginia, he was the son of the late Samuel and Gaynelle Sanders Wheatley. In addition to... — Updated 5/31/2021


Invasive Plants In DuPont State Forest

By Tamia Dame of MountainTrue Many of us are familiar with the power of kudzu and its ability to overtake anything in its path. You may have memories tasting the sweet nectar of Japanese Honeysuckle, known to some as “liquid cand... — Updated 5/31/2021

 By Davd Whitmire    Outdoors

North Carolina Loses Wildlife Hero Eddie Bridges

North Carolina has a lot to be proud of when it comes to natural resources and conservation. The first national forest and game preserve east of the Mississippi, Shinning Rock... — Updated 5/31/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Scholarship Awardee Carries On A Tradition

On Tuesday, N.C. State Trooper Bryan Stroup presented local student Nathan Mahoney with the Giles Harmon Memorial Scholarship, carrying on a family tradition. The scholarship is... — Updated 5/26/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Pardee Hospital Offering New Option To Transylvanians Suffering Heart Attacks

Patients suffering a heart attack in Transylvania County now have another option for 24/7 ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) care. Pardee UNC Health Care has been designated a Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)... — Updated 5/26/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Adult Day Care Facing Uncertain Future

Transylvania County's only adult day care service is in danger of closing, according to Ranessa Thomas, program director for Transylvania Adult Day. The program, which started out... — Updated 5/24/2021


Brevard Artists Featured At Hollingsworth Gallery

The Hollingsworth Gallery in Brevard has announced its newest art exhibition featuring the artwork of Brevard artists Cindy Rehm and Janet Forbes Roess, entitled "Artists Pallets."... — Updated 5/24/2021


Beginning Of Lunar Eclipse Visible Wednesday Morning

Total Lunar Eclipse In 2021 there will be four eclipses, two each solar and lunar. The first of these is a total eclipse of the moon. Unfortunately for those of us observing from the east coast, we will see just the first part of... — Updated 5/24/2021


Up-To-Date Water Quality Results Available

Starting this Memorial Day weekend, area swim-mers, paddlers, anglers and others who enjoy spending time playing in local rivers and streams can access up-to-date water quality resu... — Updated 5/24/2021


Woman Survives Deadliest Type Of Heart Attack

On Monday, April 12, Jeanne Wenger, 81, was shopping in the Hendersonville Walmart when she began to feel ill. "I started sweating like crazy and was feeling sick, so I went to the... — Updated 5/19/2021


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