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Delta Kappa Gamma Meeting Held At College Walk - Brevard NC

Plans, programs and projects were emphasized at the Sept. 20 meeting of the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International at College Walk. Attendees enjoyed a light meal...

 

Local 4-H'ers Shine In Mountain State Fair Contests

Not all the excitement was at the rides and games along the midway at the Mountain State Fair. The suspense was great as participants awaited the judges' decisions at the youth livestock shows,...

 

Rachel Hillyer To Discuss Work In Forests Of Amazon And Andes - Brevard NC

The Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club welcomes Rachel Hillyer, visiting assistant professor of biology at Brevard College, at 7:30 p.m., today. Hillyer's talk will discuss her work in the highly...

 

DAR Presents Classroom Grant Award To Megown And Cadets - Brevard NC

On Friday, Sept. 14, the JROTC cadets from Rosman and Brevard high schools assembled in the auditorium of the WNC Military History Museum. The 44 cadets were called to order by their commander, Hali...

 

HODARs Honored By DAR At Annual Hurrah

What started out in the initial planning as a wine and cheese party ended up being wine plus 30 unique and beautifully plated types of hors de oeuvres - the best that each DAR member had to offer....

 

Photographer Kevin Adams To Speak At Local Camera Club

The Sept. 20 meeting of the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club will have photographer, speaker, and workshop leader Kevin Adams, speak on “Photographing From Sunset To Sunrise.” Though best known for his book, “North Carolina Waterfalls,” he has...

 

Wine Tasting At Proper Pot To Feature Italian Wines

The Proper Pot is hosting a special event Sept. 20, with Elena Walch Wine Estate, with Jeremy Sims at The Country Vintner, and Clay Farmer, U.S. brand ambassador for Elena Walch Wine Estate, a leading producer of Italian wines from Alto Adige. Elena...

 

Southern Living's Rebecca Lang Leads Program At Greystone Inn

On Wednesday, Aug. 29, The Greystone Inn hosted its first "Friends of the Greystone" event with Southern Living's Rebecca Lang. At the event, Lang hosted a cooking and wreath making demonstration in...

 

DAR Members Attend District Meeting At Lake Junaluska

Thirteen members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of DAR attended the annual District I meeting, which was held at Lake Junaluska. District I is made up of 12 chapters in western North Carolina. Regen...

 

DAR Chapter Received Proclamation For Constitution Week Sept. 17-23

Mayor Jimmy Harris officially proclaimed the week of Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week in the city of Brevard. The proclamation was presented to the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the...

 

Rotary District Governor Visits Transylvania County Clubs

Isaac Owolabi, district governor of Rotary District 7670, made two visits to Transylvania County the week of Aug. 13. Owolabi represents 48 clubs and more than 2,200 members in this Rotary district...

 

Bentley Becomes Eagle Scout

William (Will) Bentley, an 18-year-old long time Boy Scout, a member of Troop 69 from Alpharetta, Ga., recently completed the requirements for earning the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of...

 

P.E.O. Scholarship Recipients 'Welcomed And Honored'

Abby Williams was welcomed back to the Brevard Chapter luncheon of P.E.O. on Aug. 13. She was a 2016 recipient of a Star Scholarship award of $2,500 and just returned from a summer archaeological dig...

 

Justice Jackson To Visit Republican Headquarters

Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jackson will be attending a rally held in her honor at the Transylvania Republican Headquarters, Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m., at 130 S. Broad St., in Brevard. All county...

 

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest Awards Community Grants

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest started a new year on July 1 and welcomed Nick Bearden as the club's 22nd president. Bearden is joined by officers Chris Biecker (president elect), John Krishingner (p...

 

DAR Members Attend Grave Marking Ceremony

Members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution attended the grave marking ceremony for Waightstill Avery, who was born May 10, 1741, and died March 15, 1821. The...

 

Connestee Falls Tournament Benefits Students

Once again, tennis players took to the courts at Connestee Falls to participate in a fundraiser for the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program. This year, 28 tennis players signed up. Teams were...

 

Why Buying Local Food Is Better For Everyone

Why buy local? What are the benefits of increasing the amount of food purchased from local growers? When a fruit or vegetable is in season, the produce has peak nutritional value as well as optimal...

 

News of Organizations

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....

 

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