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Augustine Literacy Project-Brevard Receives Lake Toxaway Charities Grant

Lake Toxaway Charities has awarded Augustine Literacy Project a grant to aid in training literacy tutors for students in Transylvania County. This is the third annual grant awarded... — Updated 6/9/2021


Medicare Beneficiaries Invited To Virtual Fair

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program or SHIIP invites new Medicare beneficiaries to participate in a virtual “Welcome to Medicare Fair” to help with initial enrollment. The... — Updated 6/9/2021


Learning to Fly

On Monday, fly fishing instructor Daniel Manjet (above) teaches a class the art of casting a fishing rod on dry land at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education. All summer, the... — Updated 6/9/2021


RV Care-A-Vanners Come To Transylvania

From Florida to Illinois, Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-A-Vanners have come to Transylvania County to provide a hand up to local families in need of a decent and affordable place... — Updated 6/9/2021


Balsam Grove News

God’s Way Food Pantry The food pantry is open every other Saturday from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The next food pantry is June 12. Drive-thru only. If you are sick or unable to come, please call 884-7793 to have someone to pick... — 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


Brevard Rotary Gifts Money To Blue Ridge Community College

The Brevard Rotary Foundation has gifted $110,000 to Blue Ridge Community College to become a part of the perpetual scholarships program for Transylvania County students. The foundation began fundraising in 1999 and has presented... — Updated 6/9/2021

 By Fran Johnson    Lifestyles 

Cathy's Creek News

Cathey’s Creek Community Center In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning. It will include congregation singing and a preaching service with the Rev. Pete Lee. Visitors are always welcome to join them. Pastor Pete Lee and... — Updated 6/9/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Scholarship Fund Benefit A garage/tent sale to benefit Sherwood Forest Friends’ scholarship fund will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 12, at 52 Sherwood Terrace (Road to right between Sherwood Forest golf pro shop... — Updated 6/9/2021


Pardee To Host Free Prostate Cancer Screenings June 17

Pardee UNC Health Care will host free prostate cancer screenings with urologist Glover Little, M.D., on Thursday, June 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Screenings will take place at Pardee Urological Associates, located at 1216 6th... — Updated 6/9/2021

 By Craig Isaacson    Lifestyles 

Sons Of The American Revolution Offer Protocols For Flag Day

Monday, June 14, is Flag Day across America. Commemorating the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, Americans are asked to fly the American flag with pride... — Updated 6/9/2021

 By Deb McConaghy    Lifestyles 

Lake Toxaway News

Lake Toxaway Community Center Please come up to Lake Toxaway Community Center this Friday night for dinner and music. We offer a wonderful dinner for a $10 donation and then sit... — Updated 6/9/2021


Strike Out Childhood Cancer Set For June 10

The fifth annual bowling tournament fundraiser, Strike Out Childhood Cancer, will be held on June 10, from 6-11 p.m., at Rockin Bowl of Brevard. So far, there are sponsors for 11 lanes and 10 teams signed up to bowl. There will be... — Updated 6/7/2021


Mountain Skies Thursday's Sun Rises In Partial Eclipse

Annular Solar Eclipse First, think back to Aug. 21, 2017, when those of us in Brevard and nearby were treated to the most spectacular natural phenomenon – a total eclipse of the sun. What we saw then was the moon, in its monthly... — Updated 6/7/2021


Upper French Broad Riverfest Set For June 19

From anglers, paddlers and tubers to people who love a scenic drive, Transylvania's Upper French Broad River provides lots of opportun-ities to enjoy the outdoors. The Transylvania... — Updated 6/7/2021


Time To Make A Splash At City, Town Pools

Brevard's Franklin Park Pool is open for the summer from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. It costs $2 per day per person. The Champion... — Updated 6/7/2021


RV Tour Brings The Love To Local Educators

On Tuesday, Transylvania County marked the 91st of 100 bus stops for the "We Heart Public Schools Apple RV" tour. The RV tour is an N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) event that b... — Updated 6/4/2021


Dunn's Rock News

Summer Adventures While many Dunn's Rock neighbors are just beginning to think about summer travels, three intrepid Dunn's Rock hikers have been making their way up the East Coast... — Updated 6/3/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue BBQ Fundraiser A big thank you to everyone who showed up for our BBQ fundraiser. We sold out in an hour and a half. Thanks, also, to all of you who chose... — Updated 6/2/2021


NAMI To Host Family To Family Classes In July

The NAMI eight-session Family to Family class that will be held in July has been revised significantly and includes videos and illustrated slides to bring the material to life. The sixth edition of this program comes from the... — Updated 6/2/2021


Cathey's Creek News

Cathey’s Creek Community Center We are collecting books for our upcoming books and more sale. Please contact me or Cora Roess at 884-7324, if anyone has books, they would like to donate. The community center will benefit from... — 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


Thank You

We are so thankful for the donations that a variety of local community business, churches and individuals made during the recent national celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week. Rosman Middle School wants these businesses,... — Updated 6/2/2021


Lake Toxaway News

A Big Thank You The Community Center appreciated everyone who attended the first Friday night dinner and music in a long time. It was wonderful to see everyone, and we appreciate... — Updated 6/2/2021


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