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April Event To Focus On Immigration And Refugee Crisis

How is the immigration and refugee crisis impacting local Latinos and what can people do to support them? These and other questions will be the focus of an Immigration and Refugee Information Fair in the parish hall of St. Philip’s Episcopal...

 

Cathey's Creek New

Cathey's Creek Community Center Carolina Blue was at the community center this past Saturday and, as usual, they put on a great show. Nick Chandler joined in for a song playing the mandolin. Parker...

 

Cedar Mountain News

The first community meeting of the year was well attended, with at least 60 folks and as many dishes from which we ate until our bellies popped. A large group from Sherwood Forest attended,...

 

Cup & Saucer Invites Coffee Lovers To Share A Cup On April 12

Downtown Brevard will have a new addition to its thriving coffee culture when the specialty coffee shop Cup & Saucer opens at 9 a.m. on April 12 on East Main Street. Located in the former Gallery...

 

BPD To Receive Bicycle Helmets

A record number of children, 3,320 total, across the state will be receiving lifesaving bicycle helmets through the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Bicycle Helmet Initiative, part of ongoing efforts to reduce bicycle injuries and deaths in...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Thank you to all those who helped with the spring cleanup. A special thank you to the members of Oak Grove Baptist Church for coming to help out on Saturday. We appreciate everyone who came out to...

 

New Playground Built At The Family Place

A brand new playground greeted the children at The Family Place's Brevard location. A team of 20 volunteers worked under the direction of Ona Armstrong (of Firefly Valley Design and Consulting) to...

 

Dunn's Rock News

New In The Neighborhood Back in 1987, Tim and Mary Murray bought the white farmhouse, which sits east of the Greenville Highway facing pastoral fields and a western mountain vista. They turned the...

 

Local Businesses Invited To Celebrate Conservation

Every year since 1992, on the first Saturday of June, businesses and land trusts across North Carolina come together to celebrate Land Trust Day. Land Trust Day highlights the important role that protected lands and the outdoors play in local...

 

Rosman News

Easter Services Zion Baptist Church and East Fork Baptist Church will join together for their Easter Resurrection at Rosman Community Park on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be an egg hunt for all ages, games and food. There is...

 

Installing A Rollercoaster

Last week, one of the largest Lego rollercoaster's was installed at O.P. Taylor's in downtown Brevard. The rollercoaster was delivered already assembled. John Taylor, the store's owner, who is...

 

Balsam Grove News

Easter Egg Hunt There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, April 13, rain or shine. The first hunt will be at 11:15 a.m. for ages 0-4 and ages 5-8. The second hunts will be at 11:45 a.m. for ages 0-4 and 9 and...

 

Championing Peace And Non-Violence Through Conflict Resolution

This year the American Association of University Women (AAUW) selected as the theme for Women's History Month "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Non-violence." This article is one of a series...

 

News Of Organizations

Delta Kappa Gamma Charter members of the local Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International are invited to attend the regular meeting of the organization at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Activity Room at College...

 

State Agronomist Offers Home Garden Tips

As the weather warms up, garden enthusiasts, community gardeners and landscapers gear up for the spring and summer growing seasons. Whether it’s a home vegetable garden or establishing plants that will turn into breathtaking beds of flowers and...

 

NCDOT Announces 2018 Wildflower Award Winners

The wildflowers blooming along North Carolina’s highways are a beautiful sight for travelers; they’re also award-winning. Each year, the N.C. Department of Transportation honors the state’s best-looking wildflower beds. The Wildflower Awards...

 

WNC Smart Start Leaders Join State Legislators For Discussion

Area Smart Start leaders joined state legislators on Friday, March 29, at First Baptist Children's Development Center in Marion, to provide an overview of local Smart Start programming and convey the...

 

Theophilus: Celebrating 10 Years In Downtown Brevard

In April 2009, Martha Carlton opened the doors to Theophilus in downtown Brevard. Her husband, Greg, had been relocated from Northern Michigan to western North Carolina to lead the development of...

 

VFW's Who Stole The Pot Of Gold Fundraiser Enjoyed By All

VFW Post 4309 held its mystery dinner fundraiser Saturday, March 30. There were about 60 people in attendance from not only the local area but from the eastern part of the state as far away as New...

 

Cathey's Creek News

Sue Louverne Nicholson Stansell Is 100 Years Old On Thursday, April 10, 1919, Mack and Minnie Wood Nicholson of Nettie's Creek (near Wolf Creek Baptist Church) Jackson County) were blessed with the...

 

Rosenwald News

This week, I felt that there was so much good news and wonderful things happening that I almost didn't know where to start. I welcome problems like that. Life is so good, you don't know what to enjoy...

 

VISION Alumni Network Event Set For April 11

Join other VISION alumni and current VISION class members for a networking gathering at D. D. Bullwinkel’s second floor Map Room located at 60 E. Main St. in Brevard on Thursday, April 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Beer, wine and cider will be available...

 

See Off News

The calendar says we’ve officially entered spring, and the daffodils have done their darnedest to help us believe it, but some mornings as I am still scraping frost from my windshield before heading down the mountain, I find myself wishing spring c...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Are You Ready To Listen To Music Again? Our first day of the season will be Friday, May 3. We hope to see everyone there for dinner at 6 p.m. and music starting at 7 p.m. We already have the bands set up for the month of May, so put them on your...

 

Schenck Hosts Monthly Dinner Monday, April 8

The Community Relations Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having its monthly Community Relations Council Dinner on Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. in the dining hall at Schenck Job Corps. This is an excellent opportunity to meet some of the students and...

 

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