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Report Cards Are Failing

Years ago the North Carolina General Assembly, decided that public schools needed to be held more accountable. Thus, for the past several years, public schools in North Carolina have received their own report cards from the state. While some of the...

New At The Library: Tom Hanks Releases 17 Short Stories

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Boyd, Natasha. “The Indigo Girl.” When she is only 16, Eliza Lucas is left to take care of three family plantations that have been bled dry. It is 1739 in South...

TVS Celebrates The 72nd Year Of National Disability Employment Awareness Month - Pisgah Forest, NC

At its core, Transylvania Vocational Services (TVS) is a business focused on employment opportunities for people with disabilities. As the month of October commemorates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), TVS appreciates the...

Educational Program To Treat Hemlocks

On Friday, Oct. 27, at 3:30 p.m. the Transylvania Cooperative Extension staff will be hosting a hands-on training for homeowners interested in treating hemlocks on their own or getting information on ...

Lovelace To Speak To Pisgah Rotary

At the Oct. 25 meeting of the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest, the speaker will be Clark Lovelace, executive director of Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority. The TCTDA is responsible for promoting Transylvania County to the wider world....

Shop Of St. Philip's Honors Volunteers At Luncheon - Brevard, NC

On Thursday, Oct. 12, the Shop of St. Philip’s was closed for the day. Instead, a luncheon at the church honored and thanked the almost 100 volunteers who make it possible for the Shop to be open and run smoothly. Each table was decorated in a...

Robert Hall Hunter

Robert Hall Hunter, 88, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Fred Craig Hunter and Gladys Clevenger Hunter. Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Wiley Hunter; three sons, Robert Cleveland...

Gary P. Littleson

Gary P. Littleson, 77, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Services will be announced. To leave a condolence, please visit www.moodyconnollyfuneralhome.com. Moody-Connolly Funeral Home is caring for the...

At Buffalo Cove: Mountain Sun Students Learn Primitive Skills

For four days and three nights Mountain Sun Community School students were immersed in the ways of living for the Cherokee Indians and Gaelic settlers in the 1700-1750s. The sixth annual trip to...

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