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Free Rein Ready To Host Its Trail Ride Gala

Saddle pals, join Free Rein on a Trail Ride Gala at the Connestee Falls Clubhouse on Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. Free Rein has missed its supporters and promises an evening of fun, food,... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Project Linus Seeking Volunteer Blanketeers

The Western North Carolina Chapter of Project Linus is currently seeking volunteers to make children’s blankets. The chapter creates and donates handmade blankets to area children, thus providing a sense of security and warmth... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Lake Toxaway News

Fresh Corn On The Cob Chris Craft is back, and this Friday, July 16, we will have his famous fresh corn on the cob, just picked on same day from the field and served with pork... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Coalition Calls For State To Close The Health 'Coverage Gap'

On Monday, Care4Caro lina announced three new members of their statewide coalition calling for North Carolina to once and for all close the coverage gap for tens of thousands of uninsured or under-insured. The trio represents a... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Rosenwald News

Last week on Tuesday, under the shade of a lovely tree, we held a bench dedication ceremony. Thank you to Victor Foster for recording the event and for friends and family who came... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Cathey's Creek News

Cathey's Creek Community Center Mountain Music makes the old walls of the Cathey's Creek Commun-ity Center come back to life. If the walls could talk, you would hear music by such g... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Trip Out West Brought Good And Bad Things

It was the best of trips. It was the worst of trips. For my partner and I it was to be a kind of reemergence back into the greater world. We planned to drive across country from the green mountains of western North Carolina,... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Ribbon Cutting Held For New Pisgah District Trail

A ribbon cutting was held last week to celebrate the conclusion of the Joel Branch – Horse Cove Connector Trail Project (the U.S. Forest Service has named it the Stony Knob... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

American Red Cross In Need Of Donors, Especially Type O

While donors across the country have rolled up a sleeve to give this summer, the need for blood and platelets remains crucial for patients relying on lifesaving transfusions. The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Dunn's Rock News

Maine-bound Hikers Three Dunn's Rock hikers who are tackling the Appalachian Trail this year enjoyed a reunion on June 22 in Rutland, Vermont. Action and Adventure, the hiking... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Vehicle Owners Provided Tips To Deter Thefts

In recognition of National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, the N.C. License and Theft Bureau wants to help vehicle owners protect their vehicles and property. Today’s vehicle technology is more advanced, and thieves are smarter... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Quebec News

Perfect Weekend The 4th of July weekend could not have been more perfect: no rain, low temperatures, and a slight breeze. Our freedom in the U. S. is such a blessing. A Challenge In the 1950s, driving in Quebec was a challenge.... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Pressley, Parker Engagement Announced

Cynthia Lynn Pressley, of Brevard, and Matthew Sydney Parker, of Brevard, are pleased to announced their engagement. The bride elect is the daughter of Charles and the late Libby... — Updated 7/14/2021

 
 By Dawn Rouse    Lifestyles

Ten Indoor Exercises For Seniors When It's Too Hot Outside

The summer of 2021 is shaping up to be a hot one. During a one-week period in mid-June, for example, an estimated 200 million Americans experienced temperatures exceeding 90... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

BRCC Registering For Fall Semester

Blue Ridge Community College Transylvania County Campus faculty and students are preparing for the upcoming fall semester.... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Brevard Duplicate Bridge Club Will Host Free Classes

Did you feel isolated during COVID-19? Do you want to make new friends? Do you want to challenge your brain and keep it active in a fun way? Bridge is a very social game. Starting Friday, Aug. 20, at 9:30 a.m., at the French Broad... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

Cooper: July Is Adolescent Immunization Awareness Month

Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed July Adolescent Immunization Awareness Month to highlight the importance of immunizations for North Carolina’s preteens and teens. As teachers, parents and students are preparing for the start of... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

AdventHealth Hosting Free Event On Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., impacting people across most racial and ethnic groups. Every 36 seconds one person in the U.S. dies of cardiovascular disease, which often manifests as... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

Stitches Of Love - Asheville Looking For New Members

Stitches of Love – Asheville is a group of dedicated people who create and donate handmade items to local charities and hospitals. At the present time, the group is seeking new members to join. As a member, you create what you... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hires Coordinator To Serve Transylvania Youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina (BBBS) has expanded into Transylvania County and has named Beth Summers as program coordinator. Summers, a former schoolteacher,... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

Fairies Coming To Bullington Gardens

The fairies have come to Bullington Gardens for the magical month of August and all are invited to stroll the Fairy Trail to explore the fun and fantasy of the Fairy Village. Along... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

Brevard Rotary Club Hosts 5K, Planning Other Events

On July 3, 238 registered runners enjoyed perfect weather, and at the starting line running under the big American flag, set up on the fire ladder by the Brevard Fire Department.... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

State Urging All Unvaccinated North Carolinians To Get The Vaccine

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is urging all unvaccinated North Carolinians to get a COVID-19 vaccine, as cases, hospitalizations and deaths have been inching up across the state. North Carolina’s early... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

Blue Zones Project In Brevard Hosts Walking Moais

Blue Zones Project in Brevard invites community members to join a free Walking Moai. A Walking Moai, pronounced "Mo-Eye," is a small group of people who meets at least once a week... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

Coming Events

TUESDAY, JULY 13 •Adult Children of Alcoholics meet on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at Davidson River Presbyterian Church, 249 E. Main St. in Brevard. Phone: (828) 885-2788. More Info: www.aabrevardnc.org. •Growing Through Grief... — Updated 7/12/2021

 

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