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Lake Toxaway Takes 'Ice Bucket Challenge' - Brevard NC

Rescue Simulation Planned For Friday at Bracken Preserve-Brevard NC

This Friday evening, Landmark Learning, in conjunction with the Brevard College Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Education program, will be conducting a medical rescue simulation on the city's...

Fatal Wreck Occurs On Hendersonville Highway - Brevard NC

Michael Carden, 43, of Brevard and Melinda Ponder, 35, of Penrose died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 64 near the Henderson County line. According to the N.C. Highway Patrol,...

Agriculture Board Highlights Its Efforts -Brevard NC

Monday night’s brief Transylvania County commissioners’ meeting was highlighted by a presentation from members of the county’s Agricultural Advisory Board, detailing the efforts made to continue supporting agriculture in Transylvania, as well...

Lady Tigers Leash The Lady Bulldogs 3-0 – Rosman NC

The Lady Tigers fought off the pesky visiting Lady Bulldogs of Murphy squad Tuesday night, winning 3-0 in a key Smoky Mountain Conference volleyball match-up. Hannah Reese narrowly missed a...

Devils To Christen Turf Against Powerful Owen Team – Brevard NC

The road for Brevard doesn’t get any easier in week two as the Blue Devils host 2-A rival Owen in their first home game of the 2014 football season. The Blue Devils trade one marquee running back for another as Division I prospect Jager Gardner...

Conleys Mark 40 Years

Carl Y. Conley Sr. and Barbara Smith Conley, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Aug. 31, 2014. They were married Aug. 31, 1974, at the home of Herbert and Nina Avery, in ...

Delta Kappa Gamma Welcomes Educators

Members of Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International welcomed 40 new educators to the Transylvania County School System Aug. 14. Gift bags containing office supplies,...

Dance Wednesdays Set For Brevard Little Theatre

Brevard Little Theatre will begin hosting “Dance Wednesdays” from 7-10 p.m. beginning Sept. 3 at 55 E. Jordan St. in Brevard. All genres of dance music will be available throughout the evening, and patrons will be able to request their desired...

TYS To Hold Informational, Enrollment Meeting – Brevard NC

Prospective and existing Transylvania Youth String (TYS) students and parents are invited to join TYS staff at the 2014/2015 information and enrollment meeting on Sept. 2 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the...

Reba Elizabeth Painter Blankenship

Reba Elizabeth Painter Blankenship, 83, of Penrose, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. As a member of Little River Baptist Church, she taught Sunday school and was a dedicated friend to the congregation. Survivors include her son, Tom Blankenship,...

Noah Carson Miller Jr.

Noah Carson Miller Jr., 82, passed away Aug. 21, 2014, at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md. Born Dec. 7, 1931, in Brevard, he was the son of Noah Carson Miller, Sr., and Annie Dorothy...

Judge Right On Vouchers

Wake County Superior Judge Robert Hobgood’s decision to declare the state’s attempt to provide vouchers, euphemistically referred to as “opportunity scholarships,” as unconstitutional is reasonable on all accounts. It is consistent with the...

Event Calendar

Visit our events calendar for a list of recent events. New event submissions are always...

Mountain Roots Ramblers Ready For Homeschoolers – Brevard NC

The Mountain Roots Ramblers is gearing up for its second year of offering homeschool enrichment programs. The Ramblers are local homeschool students that are excited about adventure and learning in and near Brevard (and the local area), according...

Transylvanians In College

Seven hundred and twenty eight candidates received degrees from Jacksonville State University in Alabama this spring. Nearly 600 students crossed the stage to receive their degrees during Commencement exercises at JSU Stadium. Among those receiving...