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Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club The Land of Waterfalls Camera Club presents two outstanding local photographers at its meeting on Thursday, July 19. Photographer Walter Arnold will share amazing images and techniques from his “Art of Abandonment...

 

Smart Start Dinner Honors Early Childhood Educators

On June 13, Smart Start of Transylvania County hosted its annual professional learning dinner to celebrate the academic achievements of local early childhood educators whose pursuit of a degree in...

 

Logan James Robinson

Nathan and Megan Robinson, of Pisgah Forest, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Logan James Robinson, born June 21, 2018, 12:55 p.m., at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville. He...

 

Provost, O'Neale Exchange Wedding Vows

Katie Provost, of Las Vegas, daughter of Tom Provost and Nancy Miller, of Rhode Island, and Shaun O'Neale, formerly of Brevard, son of Karen Strader, of Charlotte, and the late Ron Thalman, are...

 

McCoy, Hulin Engagement Announced - Brevard, NC

Mr. Bart McCoy, of Mills River, N.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Adinda Morgan, of Brevard, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ella McCoy, to Price Hulin. The bride-elect is a...

 

Local P.E.O. Member Honored

Joyce Weaver was recently honored at the P.E.O. State Convention in Raleigh. Her chair was adorned with a gold balloon signifying her as a "Golden Girl" for her 55 years of membership. She is...

 

United Way And Transylvania Regional Hospital Present Free Program 'Life, Death And Taxes'

Everyone has to deal with life, death and taxes. The topics are challenging and have long-lasting consequences. Planning ahead can reduce stress, and talking with experienced advisors can increase the odds that the processes are easier to deal with....

 

Heart Of Brevard Seeks Volunteers For The 4th Of July

The 4th of July festival is just around the corner. This year the Heart of Brevard is expecting record crowds and lots of great fun. However, there is also no festival that happens without a volunteer force. HOB has several volunteer needs for this...

 

Master Gardener: Arranging Flowers From The Garden

We often spend a lot of time tending flowers in our gardens, but some of us do not readily think of bringing a little of the bounty inside to admire. Is it that we are reluctant to take from nature?...

 

The Bread Of Life Announces Creation Of Endowment Fund - Brevard, NC

The Bread of Life has established an endowment fund, thanks to an individual donor. The Bread of Life, a nonprofit community kitchen on South Caldwell Street in Brevard, on average, provides a free hot meal for 140 people daily, except for...

 

Picturing The Past: Key Role The Township Plays In Local Government

Over the last few weeks, Picturing the Past has been looking at the history of Transylvania County through each of its townships. It leads to the questions of, what is a township and what is it...

 

DAR Members Present 'A Salute To Dorothy Schieve, WAC In WW II'

On June 12 at 2 p.m., Dorothy Wilson Schieve processed on the arm of Col. Richard G. Woodhull to her seat of honor in the Activities Room at Cedar Mountain House where she is a resident. Members of th...

 

Healthy Feet And Skin Workshop At Silvermont

Carol Gerson, certified Ageless Grace educator, announces the second offering by Silvermont Opportunity Center of the Healthy Feet and Dry Skin Brushing workshop, which will be held from 2:30-3:20 p.m., June 27. The June 13 workshop drew a full room...

 

Anne Morris Receives American Legion Auxiliary National Award

Anne Morris has been selected as the National Volunteer of the year by the American Legion Auxiliary office in Indianapolis, Ind. Her name was submitted by the chief of voluntary service at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. She has...

 

Barkers To Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

John and Helen Barker, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 22, 2018. They first met in California in 1966, when he was stationed at George Air Force Base, and she was...

 

Elaine Barbuto Turns 100

Elaine Barbuto was born in New York City, May 18, 1918. She later married Dominic and moved to Cranford, N.J. to raise their family, two daughters, six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren....

 

Master Gardener: Have You Considered Planting A Fern Garden?

People in the Southeast have learned that there are a variety of ferns that can be successfully grown in the climate of warm moist weather. This is particularly true in Transylvania County, with its abundance of rainfall and prevalence of shade...

 

Farmers' Market Celebrates Dads

This Saturday, June 16, the Transylvania Farmers’ Market celebrates dads from 8 a.m. to noon, with a Father’s Day Celebration. The morning’s free event includes: •Free treats (cookies by Tastebud Temptations) and free drawings for market...

 

Get Ready, Get Set, Go... To The Best Book Sale In The South Set For Saturday

Book lovers will swoon when the doors to Brevard College's Boshamer Gym open this Saturday at 10 a.m. for the AAUW Book Sale. "Oh my goodness. I had no idea how huge this is and it's all organized....

 

Brevard High School Class Of 1948 Holds Its 70th Reunion

The 1948 graduates of Brevard High School held their 70th reunion on June 8, 2018 at Pisgah Fish Camp from noon to 3 p.m. There were 77 members of the class at graduation. Fifty-five of those are now...

 

Slow Cooked Pork Perfect For Busy Families

Braised Pork Buns With Quick Pickled Cucumbers And Bean Sprouts Yields 11 servings For pork: 2 teaspoons expeller-pressed grapeseed or canola oil 3.15 pounds Boston butt, cut into 3 pieces along...

 

Home Food Preservation Classes Being Offered At TCE

Food preservation had been around since ancient times and various methods have been handed down through the generations as a means of saving produce to feed a family during the winter months. Often, the methods that have been passed down have been...

 

Cole, DuBose Engagement Announced

Michael and Kimberly Cole, of Mills River, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Patricia Cole, to Eric Buel DuBose Jr., son of Eric and Lori DuBose, of Lexington, S.C....

 
 By Bill Strang    Lifestyles    June 7, 2018

Master Gardener: Follow These Easy Tips For Growing Tomatoes

It’s not too late! Your friends may have planted their tomatoes in early May, and the big box stores may have been selling tomatoes since March, but you still have time to plant your own, get a great crop, and be eating fresh tomatoes from your own...

 

Hoopers To Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

Grady and Pat Hooper, of Brevard and Rockwood, Mich., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 7, 2018. They were married at Glady Branch Baptist Church and moved to Michigan the next year....

 

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