SBI Investigating Former Tax Administrator -Brevard NC

Former Transylvania County Tax Administrator Annette Raines, who abruptly resigned from her post last week, is being investigated by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) for allegedly embezzling...

Jeep Rolls Over In Pisgah Forest

A woman rolled her Jeep while attempting to make a turn into a mobile home park on Monday afternoon. According to Trooper William Hemphill with the N.C. Highway Patrol, the female driver, whose name...

DuPont 'Donut Hole' Being Cleaned - Brevard NC

An opportunity for the public to hear about the DuPont “donut hole” remediation process took place last week at the county library. The “donut hole” is the 420-acre tract of land in the middle of DuPont State Recreational Forest, which has...

Musical Magic

The Beethoven statue was constructed out of more than 38 individual pieces of foam, wood and steel. It took more than 200 man-hours to complete, including planning, building, painting and...

BMC Prepares For World Premiere Opera – Brevard NC

To an artist, a blank palette is both liberating and challenging. And so it has been with some of the staff and students at Brevard Music Center who will be presenting the world premiere of the opera ...

Historic Telescope Comes To Life For Students At PARI – Rosman NC

Decommissioned and lying dormant for 25 years, a historic radio telescope has been brought to life by a multi-year effort at PARI and is now being used by students for STEM learning. PARI (the Pisgah ...

Ecusta Promoted Recreational Opportunities For Employees

The March 1940 issue of the Ecusta Echo expressed the need for an athletic program. The goals of the program were to get employees outdoors, provide physical exercise, add to work efficiency and...

Blue Devils Host Black Hawks In 7-On-7 Workout – Brevard NC

The 7-on-7 drills also gave the defense an opportunity to perfect its schemes. Russell Sexton, a rising junior, was able to intercept several passes in the secondary. Nick Cabe will look to build on...

Firecracker 5K, 10K And Fun Run Set For Fourth Of July – Brevard NC

The Brevard Rotary Club will hold its annual Firecracker Race/Walk 5K, 10K and Fun Run on Monday, July 4th. The races will start from the American Legion at 56 E. Jordan Street in downtown Brevard...

Courtroom Battle Led To Klan's Downfall

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Evanovich, Janet and Lee Goldberg. “The Pursuit.” Nicholas Fox has been kidnapped, and the person who took him has no idea that Nick now works for the FBI. Special...

Pendergrass's Paintings Show 'The Art Of Healing'' – Brevard NC

Brevard artist Virginia Pendergrass' urban sketches of western North Carolina will be featured July 1 – 30 in the offices of Dr. Lulu Shimek at 12 1/2 Wall Street, Suite M, in Asheville. The show...

Doris Owen Hogsed

Doris Owen Hogsed, of the Silversteen community, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, surrounded by her loving family. She was a daughter of the late Emmett Owen ...

Ruth Eleanor Kahler

Ruth Eleanor Kahler, 93, of Catonsville, Md. and Brevard, passed away in her sleep, June 11, 2016. She was born in Poplar Springs, Howard County, Maryland. She graduated from Lisbon High School in...

Births

Ayla Ashely Quinn Zach and Heather Quinn, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ayla Ashely Quinn, born May 31, 2016, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. She weighed 7 pounds,...

Connestee Quilters Quilt For Cats – Connestee Falls NC

Thanks to the Connestee Quilters, the Transylvania County Animal Shelter's cat room has been spruced up with the addition of several dozen handmade quilts. Members of The Connestee Quilt Guild, which ...

Financial Flexibility

A bill to place a constitutional amendment on November’s ballot that would permanently cap the state income tax rate at 5.5 percent is making its way through the North Carolina General Assembly. While capping the state income tax rate may be...

Fine Way To Treat Residents

Brevard’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) requires adjacent neighborhoods to be tied together by the extension of existing streets. When Broad River Terrace (BRT) was built, Knight Court, a narrow city street at Bedford Place, was scheduled...

Event Calendar

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