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Some Winter Safety Tips For Older Adults

Editor’s note: The following was written by Jeff Parlier. As colder weather sets in for the winter season, older adults face unique challenges that younger people normally do not face. Older adults are at higher risk of injuries... — Updated 11/24/2021

 

Mountain Sun Students Have Fall Adventures

Students at Mountain Sun Community School (MSCS) have enjoyed a return to adventure this fall as each class engages in more outdoor excursions. From daily outdoor play on campus at... — Updated 11/22/2021

 

Cedar Mountain Rotary Raises Money For Rise & Shine

The recent Cedar Mountain Rotary Club's Inaugural Road Rally netted $2,000 for Rise & Shine. The club, which was formed as a satellite of the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club two years... — Updated 11/22/2021

 

Join the December Gratitude Challenge With Blue Zones Project

Taking action to live a happier life is within your power, and Blue Zones Project’s Gratitude Challen-ge aims to lead you down a path toward a more joyful life, according to a news release. We know that happi-ness, health, and... — Updated 11/22/2021

 

Eliada Seeks Help To Provide Christmas For Children In Its Care

Eliada works hard to make the holidays a special time for the children in its care, according to a news release. This year, due to the ongoing pandemic and job insecurity, its children and youth need support more than ever. Many... — Updated 11/22/2021

 

Two Local Veterans Are Honored With Quilts Of Valor

On Nov. 13 at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas, the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Quilts of Valor Foundation honored Eugene Staton and Richard Bennett with handmade,... — Updated 11/22/2021

 
 By Janis Allen    Lifestyles

Students Find Fun At The Veterans History Museum

Are young people interested in history? On Nov. 4, eight students from Bethany Christian Church School (ages 11-14) took a customized learning tour of the nine galleries of the... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Bike Raffle Will Raise Funds To Support Pisgah National Forest

For the fifth consecutive year, Cane Creek Cycling Components is working to support the well being and sustainability of the Pisgah National Forest. Over the last year landslides, wind damage and excessive rainfall due to tropical... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

City Proclaims Nov. 30 As 'I Heart BC Day'

The city of Brevard honored its partnership with Brevard College at the City Council meeting Monday night by proclaiming Tuesday, Nov. 30, as "I Heart BC Day." The proclamation... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Cathey's Creek News

In the Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center starting at 11 a.m. with singing and a preaching service. The Rev. Pete Lee is their pastor; this past Sunday Rev. Brian... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Dunn's Rock News

To use the words retirement and Dale Robertson in the same sentence seems incongruent. Anyone who has encountered this wiry, energetic guy knows that it would take a lot more than... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Balsam Grove News

Jam Session Saturday, Nov. 20, will be the last jam session at the Balsam Grove Community Center for this year. Food starts at 6 p.m. The menu is turkey, dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, mashed potatoes, roll dessert... — Updated 11/18/2021

 
 By Janis Allan    Lifestyles

A Week For The Community To Honor Veterans

Last week was a busy, active week in Transylvania County as members of the community gathered to honor veterans in a variety of ways. On Wednesday evening, the U.S. Marine Corps... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Two Of WCU's Oldest Alumni Celebrate Birthday Milestones

Sally Campbell, class of 1937, and Lorene Browning Collins, class of 1942, celebrated big birthdays last week. Campbell turned 104, making her Western Carolina University's oldest a... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Veterans Honored At Davidson River Cemetery

On the solemn rainy Veterans Day of 2021, the Brevard High School MCJROTC, commanded by Sgt Maj Lance Oufnac, conducted a wreath laying ceremony and a U.S. flag replacement at... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Cedar Mountain News

Christmas Caroling The annual McGaha Chapel Christmas Caroling will take place this year at the Cedar Mountain Community Center at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5. The community center,... — Updated 11/17/2021

 

See Off News

Have you ever seen a prettier autumn than the one we are currently living in? It has been the brightest, longest-lasting leaf season I can remember. And the sunsets! We can’t see much sunset action from our house so deep in the... — Updated 11/17/2021

 

Christmas Tours Planned At Historic Johnson Farm

With the holidays just around the corner, plan to experience the season at a local historic treasure. Historic Johnson Farm in Henderson County will be hosting a number of Christmas tours throughout December, according to a news... — Updated 11/15/2021

 

On Veterans Day

Last Thursday, the weather didn't stop veterans and the public from attending the annual Veterans Day event in front of the county courthouse.... — Updated 11/15/2021

 

From The Museum A New Commodity: Timber

Editor's note: The following was provided by the Transylvania Heritage Museum. With the arrival of the railroad, Transylvania County discovered a new commodity to sell: timber.... — Updated 11/15/2021

 

Library's Bookstore Now Open Again

The Second Story Bookstore at the Transylvania County Library is open again for shoppers seeking unique and inexpensive holiday gifts, according to a new release. And if you’re looking to clear out space before the holidays, the... — Updated 11/15/2021

 

Four Seasons Hospice Home Store Hosts Grand Opening

The Four Seasons Hospice Home Store's third location hosted its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony last week. Located at 444 Asheville Highway in Brevard, this 10,000... — Updated 11/15/2021

 

UUTC Partners With Meals On Wheels To Deliver Flowers

It started with an unexpected call from Hayley Leland, one of the owners of the Blantyre Station nursery: "We'd like to donate some mums. Are you interested?" The only proper... — Updated 11/15/2021

 

Glancing Back

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Nov. 18, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. •Road improvement work in Transylvania County during the past two years was outlined by Highway Commissioner E.J. Whitmire before the... — Updated 11/15/2021

 

Quebec News

Beautiful Fall I was taught if you wait long enough good things will happen. That is what has happened this fall. It was late coming, but we have experi-enced the most beautiful fall colors that have happened since the 1980s. All w... — Updated 11/10/2021

 

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