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Reese, McGuire Engagement Announced

Brook Hailey Reese, of Pisgah Forest, and Russell William McGuire, of Pisgah Forest, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Tracy and Crystal Coggins Reese, of...

 

Houstons Celebrating 60th Wedding Anniversary

Jim and Edie Houston, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 7, 2018. They were married Dec. 7, 1958, in Oceanside. N.Y. They have two children, Lisa and husband, Mark...

 

McGaha, Smith Exchange Wedding Vows

Heather McGaha and Daniel Smith, of Fletcher, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Aug. 25, 2018, at The Paul Porter Center for Performing Arts in Brevard. Rev. Shelly Webb was the officiant. The bride i...

 

DAR Honors Victoria Dapson, County's Oldest WW II Vet - Brevard NC

Members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Victoria Nehez-Shepard Dapson, the oldest living WW II veteran in Transylvania County, on Nov. 11. DAR...

 

Stewart, Soule United In Holy Matrimony

Dr. Shaina Stewart and Ryan Soule, of Fuquay Varina, N.C., were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Sept. 22, 2018, at Lockamy Plantation in Angier, N.C. Pastor Jonathan Blackburn was the officiating ministe...

 

Carol Gerson To Present Program On 'Ageless Grace'

Carol Gerson will be facilitating an interactive presentation on aging gracefully at AAUW's meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend at AAUW's new meeting location - St....

 

Free Presentation On Coping With Grief During The Holidays

Amanda Alexander, LCSW, hospice social worker with CarePartners Hospice, will be hosting an interactive presentation about coping with grief during the holidays. This will be open to anyone in the community and is free of charge. If you’ve lost a...

 

Birth Announcement: Esther Jade Baney

Tucker and Danielle Baney, of Brevard, are very proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Esther Jade Baney, born Oct. 28, 2018, at Park Ridge Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C. She weighed 7...

 

Millers Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

Larry and Jannette Miller, of Brevard, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 5, 2018. They were married Nov. 5, 1968....

 

Revolutionary War's Patriots Grave Sites Marked And Honored

Western North Carolina's rich historic heritage was remembered recently when the grave sites of two American Revolution patriots were marked and commemorated by members of the Blue Ridge Chapter of...

 

Hayeses Celebrated 50 Years Of Marriage

Don and Jeanne Hayes, of Cedar Mountain, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 6, 2018, with a party hosted by their daughters at Kelley's Family Restaurant in Brevard. They were married...

 

Young Archers Earn Top Awards At District And State 4-H Competitions

Transylvania County's first 4-H archery club was organized in May, 2018 under the leadership of Jessi and Nic Owen upon their completion of the NC 4-H state volunteer leader certification prog-ram...

 

Stephens/Gassman Exchanged Wedding Vows

Wendy Sheridan Stephens, of Brevard, and Kenneth Mackenzie Gassman, of Richmond, Va., were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at the Farm Retreat at Willow Creek near Culpeper, Va. Rev....

 

Ebners Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

John and Rose Ebner, of Rosman, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, Oct.18, 2018. They were married Oct. 18, 1968, in New Orleans, La. They have one child, son, John, of Tucson,...

 

Expensive Necklace Is Prize In 'Ocean's Eight'

These new films and television series are now available at the Transylvania County Library: New Films “Adrift.” Tami and Richard fall in love instantaneously and deeply. They are both adventurers and plan to spend their lives together traveling...

 

'Songs Of The Big Outdoors'

Transylvania County Historical Society presents “Songs of the Great Outdoors” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Allison-Deaver House Barn. This is a free family event followed by marshmallow roasting. In her program “Songs of the Big Ou...

 

Local Quilters Showcase Talents

In order to promote and celebrate the art of quilting, the Western North Carolina Quilters Guild (WNCQG) Brevard chapter/Area 5 is sponsoring a quilt show. “Rows of Quilts” will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd located at 22...

 

Zacharias To Speak At Highland Books

North Carolina author Lee Zacharias will be speaking at Highland Books on her newest novel "Across the Great Lake," on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. North Carolina resident Zacharias...

 

Donation Of $71,000 To Benefit PEO Scholarships - Brevard NC

There were two stipulations involved when Robin Phillips received her inheritance from her father. One was that the money should go to a nonprofit organization and the other was that the money should...

 

VFW Auxiliary Annual Bike Rodeo, Halloween Fair Is Oct. 20

VFW Auxiliary 4309 will hold its annual Bicycle Rodeo and Halloween Fair on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the VFW on Nicholson Creek Road for children up to age 10. This year’s event will include a raffle of four bicycles in...

 

DAR Members Support Local School Programs

The members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution were proud to lend their support to three programs that directly affect the youth of Transylvania County as...

 

Rice Street Garden Holds Potato Treasure Hunt - Brevard NC

On Oct. 4, Rice Street Community Garden held its annual treasure hunt - for sweet potatoes. Karen Palmer, Kristine Hall and Lynne Urbain helped Bill Chandler, the garden's workday coordinator, harvest...

 

Cooperative Extension Offering Free Soil Samples

It’s that time of year again, where the excitement of tending your lawn and garden may be wearing off. Maybe you are excited about the thought of the first frost decimating those little flies that are buzzing in your ears and eyes? Maybe you just w...

 

Galloway Family Reunion Planned

The Galloway family reunion will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Estatoe Community Center, beginning at 1 p.m. Descendants of Calvin, Husia and Julia Galloway, and all other branches of the Galloway family, Raines, Owens, Morgans, Queens,...

 

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...

 

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