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VFW Auxiliary Awards Patriotic Art Winner

The VFW Auxiliary has a number of scholarship programs. One of them is called the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards Program. High school students create their artwork on the basis of what i...

 

Red Cross, Pool Foundation Promote Swimming Pool Safety

Beating the heat in a pool is one of the most popular warm weather activities. Swimming attracts people of all ages because of its various benefits. In addition to being an enjoyable recreational activity, swimming also is a low-impact way to...

 

Sunglasses Buyers' Guide

Blue skies and ample sunshine help makes summer special. Come summer, many people spend more time enjoying recreational pursuits and everything seems a bit more laid back. Even though people may take...

 

Know The Rules To Celebrate Flag Day On June 14

The American flag is a symbol of the country’s history, pride and success in overcoming political oppression. Through its many incarnations and variations, the Stars and Stripes has waved over government buildings, schools and private residences....

 

Ways To Honor Dad This Father's Day

Father’s Day is a day many families look forward to. Though its history might not go back as far as many religious or government-designated holidays, Father’s Day is rife with tradition in many...

 

Paces 75th Wedding Anniversary Celebrated

Bill and Frances Pace, of Brevard, were married on May 27, 1944, while Bill was on a short leave from the Navy. Their family recently gave them the wedding reception they didn’t get back in 1944....

 

CDC' Issues Tips For A Safe And Healthy Summer

Whether you are planning an overseas vacation, getting ready for a staycation, or will be working outdoors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest health tips, alerts, and social...

 

Celebrate Sweet Refreshing Summer Snacks

There’s no time like a hot summer picnic to let your patriotic spirit show. These all-American snacks featuring a classic favorite fruit - watermelon - are the perfect solution for nearly any...

 

Potential Threats To Pets In Your Yard, Easy Tips For Your Home

Pets love to roam free, and homeowners with outdoor space often let their pets get some exercise and play time in their backyards. While it’s important for pets like dogs and even some cats to get...

 

News of Organizations: Democratic Women

On Monday, May 20, the Transylvania County Democratic Women hosted its annual luncheon in the library Rogow Room. Nearly 100 members and guests gathered to listen to Patsy Keever, former chair of the N.C. Democratic Party, speak about the state of...

 

Surprising Facts About Fleas And Ticks

Fleas and ticks rely on blood for food. They are the vampires of the pet realm, silently stalking companion animals wherever they go. Once fleas and ticks find a victim, they are bound to stay around for a while, enjoying the free meal. Fleas, in...

 

Local Student Batson Receives AAUW Scholarship

Carli Batson, of Lake Toxaway, attended Rosman High School and is now a senior at Brevard College. Batson graduated this spring with a degree in health sciences. Batson plans on attending Blue Ridge...

 

How Memorial Day And Veterans Day Are Different

Memorial Day and Veterans Day each honor the military, though the two holidays are not the same. Memorial Day, which is celebrated annually on the last Monday in May, honors the brave men and women...

 

Transylvanians In College: Nariah Shanice Conley

Nariah Shanice Conley, of Arden, graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, May 11, 2019. She attended T.C. Roberson High School in Arden and is a 2015 graduate of Thomas Dale H...

 

Fast-Growing Vegetables For The Impatient Gardener

Stepping outdoors and picking a freshly grown vegetable is a joy for many homeowners who like to garden. Growing vegetables at home offers many benefits. In addition to providing a worthwhile hobby th...

 

Easily Improve Privacy And Security At Home

Living in close proximity to one’s neighbors has its benefits. But many homeowners would no doubt admit that privacy at home is a good thing. Whether homeowners are enjoying their yard in spring or...

 

Get Fired Up About Campfire Cooking

Camping season revs up when the temperature warms. In a recent survey by Kampgrounds of America, Inc., the main reasons people say they go camping are to reconnect with nature, spend time with family...

 

Smokey Corn Is A Classic Campfire Dish

Corn on the cob is a tasty side dish that is tailor-made for campsite cooking. The sweet flavor of corn complements just about any meal, and those kernels take on a robust flavor when touched with a...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Volunteer Celebration Organized By United Way

Last Wednesday, April 30, El Centro was present in the activity organized by United Way of Transylvania County. This activity gives the opportunity to different local organizations to report on the services they offer to the community at an event in...

 

Balsam Grove News

Yard Sale There will be a yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. until noon. Lots of items have come in since the last one. We will have breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. There will also be tomatoes, peppers and...

 

Celebrate Mother's Day At The Farmers' Market

It’s all about the moms this Saturday, May 11, as the Transylvania Farmers’ Market will host a Mother’s Day Celebration. Bring your favorite mom to enjoy drawings and giveaways, breakfast, lots of shopping and live music. The market is open...

 

News of Organizations

Brevard Hearing Loss The next program for the Brevard Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America will be a presentation by Taylor Sands from MED-EL.  She will explain what a cochlear implant is and will discuss cochlear implant technology, p...

 

Rosman News

Balsam Grove Community Center There will be a large, indoor yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. until noon. Tomato plants, pepper plants and eggplants will be available, as well as household items, clothes...

 

Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission The mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey's Creek Community Center starting at 10 a.m. with Sunday school/Bible study and preaching at 11 a.m. This past Sunday, Pastor...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s Dinner and Program at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center will be held next Thursday, May 16, at 6 p.m. The program will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, owners of Rockb...

 

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