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Potential Threats To Pets In Your Yard, Easy Tips For Your Home

Pets love to roam free, and homeowners with outdoor space often let their pets get some exercise and play time in their backyards. While it’s important for pets like dogs and even some cats to get...

 

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...

 

Surprising Facts About Fleas And Ticks

Fleas and ticks rely on blood for food. They are the vampires of the pet realm, silently stalking companion animals wherever they go. Once fleas and ticks find a victim, they are bound to stay around for a while, enjoying the free meal. Fleas, in...

 

Local Student Batson Receives AAUW Scholarship

Carli Batson, of Lake Toxaway, attended Rosman High School and is now a senior at Brevard College. Batson graduated this spring with a degree in health sciences. Batson plans on attending Blue Ridge...

 

How Memorial Day And Veterans Day Are Different

Memorial Day and Veterans Day each honor the military, though the two holidays are not the same. Memorial Day, which is celebrated annually on the last Monday in May, honors the brave men and women...

 

Transylvanians In College: Nariah Shanice Conley

Nariah Shanice Conley, of Arden, graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, May 11, 2019. She attended T.C. Roberson High School in Arden and is a 2015 graduate of Thomas Dale H...

 

Fast-Growing Vegetables For The Impatient Gardener

Stepping outdoors and picking a freshly grown vegetable is a joy for many homeowners who like to garden. Growing vegetables at home offers many benefits. In addition to providing a worthwhile hobby th...

 

Easily Improve Privacy And Security At Home

Living in close proximity to one’s neighbors has its benefits. But many homeowners would no doubt admit that privacy at home is a good thing. Whether homeowners are enjoying their yard in spring or...

 

Get Fired Up About Campfire Cooking

Camping season revs up when the temperature warms. In a recent survey by Kampgrounds of America, Inc., the main reasons people say they go camping are to reconnect with nature, spend time with family...

 

Smokey Corn Is A Classic Campfire Dish

Corn on the cob is a tasty side dish that is tailor-made for campsite cooking. The sweet flavor of corn complements just about any meal, and those kernels take on a robust flavor when touched with a...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Volunteer Celebration Organized By United Way

Last Wednesday, April 30, El Centro was present in the activity organized by United Way of Transylvania County. This activity gives the opportunity to different local organizations to report on the services they offer to the community at an event in...

 

Balsam Grove News

Yard Sale There will be a yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. until noon. Lots of items have come in since the last one. We will have breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. There will also be tomatoes, peppers and...

 

Celebrate Mother's Day At The Farmers' Market

It’s all about the moms this Saturday, May 11, as the Transylvania Farmers’ Market will host a Mother’s Day Celebration. Bring your favorite mom to enjoy drawings and giveaways, breakfast, lots of shopping and live music. The market is open...

 

News of Organizations

Brevard Hearing Loss The next program for the Brevard Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America will be a presentation by Taylor Sands from MED-EL.  She will explain what a cochlear implant is and will discuss cochlear implant technology, p...

 

Rosman News

Balsam Grove Community Center There will be a large, indoor yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. until noon. Tomato plants, pepper plants and eggplants will be available, as well as household items, clothes...

 

Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission The mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey's Creek Community Center starting at 10 a.m. with Sunday school/Bible study and preaching at 11 a.m. This past Sunday, Pastor...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s Dinner and Program at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center will be held next Thursday, May 16, at 6 p.m. The program will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, owners of Rockb...

 

Rosenwald News

Last week, there was a volunteer celebration at the Transylvania County Library, sponsored by United Way. The Rosenwald community was represented, along with many other wonderful local agencies,...

 

Lake Toxaway News

We had an outstanding band, New Dixie Storm, for the re-opening Friday, May 3. We look forward to having them back on Aug. 23. Thank you, Helen Brown, for doing such a superb job lining up these...

 

See Off News

You know what I really love this time of year? Well, to be honest the list is long and detailed, but I’ll just share one specific thing for now. On a nice warm afternoon after being down in town for the day I like to drive home with the windows...

 

News of Organizations

Pisgah Forest Rotary For the month of May, the Pisgah Forest Rotary speaker chair is Rik Emaus, and the Rotary International theme for the month is “Youth Service.” For the May 8 meeting, the guest speaker will be Stephanie Adams, of North...

 

Habitat's 2019 Showhouse And Sale Set For June 1

The 2019 Transylvania Habitat for Humanity Showhouse and Sale will be from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Saturday, June 1, at the Connestee Falls home of Larry and Susie Kruse. The home will be filled to the...

 

Jim Schenfield Donates His Work To Habitat Restore

Jim Schenfield is locally known in the Transylvania Habitat for Humanity ReStore as the "clock repairman" but he has other skills. Schenfield is the creator of detailed wooden toy cars and trucks,...

 
 By Carol Dodson    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

Dunn's Rock News

May Dinner And Program The Dunn's Rock Community Center Dinner and Program on Thursday, May 16, will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, the owners of Rockbrook Camp for Girls (RBC). Rockbrook has...

 

Special Olympics Invites Public For May 18 Event

Special Olympics Transylvania County would like to invite the public to Brevard College at 9 a.m., May 18, to cheer on their athletes for the annual Spring Games. Participants will be competing in a wide variety of events. Track events are: 25-meter...

 

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