Academy Declines To Renew Director's Contract - Brevard NC

In a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors voted unanimously not to renew the contract of director Barbara Grimm for the next...

County Workers Reveal Safety Concerns -Brevard NC

The majority of Transylvania County government employees said they feel safe while working but are concerned about possible safety and security issues involving angry citizens. This was among the feedback from county government employees who took...

Council Backs Funding Firehouse At Night - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council will provide funds to the West Main Street firehouse to be manned between 5 p.m. and midnight as a temporary move while the county finishes its emergency services study. The council recommended the move during its budget...

Memorial Day

Members of the local Color Guard stand at attention Saturday during the Memorial Day ceremony at the courthouse. Members of the public and other veterans pause to remember the sacrifices of...

Western Carolina Community Action Hosts 'Field Day' – Brevard NC

Oscar Bautista, Alexis Guerrero and Osbaldo Guerrero eat lunch after an action packed morning at the Western Carolina Community Action field day last week in Brevard....

Scenes From The 13th Annual White Squirrel Festival – Brevard NC

Festival Fun The three-day White Squirrel Festival in downtown Brevard was another big hit, including music, such as Davidson River Taiko , appearances by wildlife rehabilitator Jennifer Burgin and...

Squirrel Box Derby Returns For The 13th Annual White Squirrel Festival – Brevard NC

Coordinated by Transylvania County Schools, the White Squirrel Derby returned to the White Squirrel Festival this year. This year's new, one-day format gave participants the chance to race down...

Four Lady Blue Devils Named All-Conference – Brevard NC

After a season that featured a third-place conference finish and a fourth round playoff run, four Brevard Lady Blue Devils were named to the WNC Athletic all-conference team. The list includes most ...

Stevens, Cabe, Bumgarner Named All-Conference – Brevard NC

One senior and two juniors made up the trio of Brevard Blue Devil baseball players recently named to the WNC Athletic all-conference team. Aaron Stevens was named all-conference for his senior...

Tenor Blake Ellege Opens Community Band Season – Brevard NC

The Brevard Community Band's first 2016 concert will feature music from Bach to the Beatles, Blues and more. The concert, directed by Jamie Hafner, will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 5, at Straus...

BLT's Latest Comedy Pulses With Laughter – Brevard NC

When life gets messy, it may be a slob who helps you clean it up. That's the lesson Florence Unger learns from her roommate Olive Madison in Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple (Female Version)," opening...

Christina Marie Dinardo Fisher

Christina Marie Dinardo Fisher, 30, of Hendersonville, passed into God's loving arms Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at her residence following a courageous four-year battle with cancer. Born in Transylvania...

Teri Styles Pederson Rutherford

Teri Styles Pederson Rutherford, 68, most recently of Hamilton, Mont., died May 23, 2016. Born and raised in Hinsdale, Ill., she moved to Palm Beach County in 1981 and lived there until 2001. After...

Williams Awarded P.E.O. Star Scholarship At Brevard High – Brevard NC

Abby Williams was awarded a P.E.O. STAR Scholarship at the Brevard High School, Class of 2016, Awards Recognition Ceremony by Mary Anderson. The scholarship of $2,500 is for the 2016-2017 year where...

News Of Organizations

Brevard Rotary On Tuesday, May 31, the Rotary Club of Brevard will hear a presentation from one of their own members. Real estate broker and Rotarian James McLeod will give a talk on commercial real estate in Transylvania County. Commercial real...

Separating War And Warriors

“War is mankind’s most tragic and stupid folly; to seek or advise its deliberate provocation is a black crime against all men. Though you follow the trade of the warrior, you do so in the spirit of Washington — not of Genghis Khan.” –...

Concerned About Board Proposal

I have major concerns regarding Mr. Whitmire’s proposal to change the election of Transylvania Board of Education members to a partisan basis. Indoctrination could subtlety be introduced in some classes as education by a minority of our citizens....

Event Calendar

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