Two Teens Rescued From Cave - Brevard, NC

Two teens on a climbing trip were rescued from a cave after being injured by a falling rock while seeking shelter from an afternoon storm on a trail off Cathey’s Creek Road on Tuesday. According to ...

Brevard Academy Hires New Director-Brevard NC

Brevard Academy has hired Ted Duncan as its new school director. Duncan is currently an assistant principal at Asheville High School and will assume his duties at Brevard...

Transylvania Hospital ER To Get $7.8 Expansion-Brevard NC

Mission Health and Transylvania Regional Hospital officials joined community members today in a groundbreaking ceremony for a $7.8 million expansion of the hospital’s Emergency Department. The new Emergency Department will open in fall 2017 and...

Relay Returns

On Friday, the local American Cancer Society Relay for Life event was held at Brevard High School. Dressed in purple T-Shirts, the survivors took the first lap....

A To Z Tour Of Transylvania County

(Editor's note: For the next several months Picturing the Past will be presenting an A to Z tour of Transylvania County. We are starting off with A is for airstrip, as in the former Camp Summit...

Bicycle Ride To Benefit Connestee Falls Scholarships – Pisgah Forest NC

Bruce Gleasman of Pisgah Forest embarks on the bike ride of his life on Aug. 1 when he and a friend take on the 2,770-mile Great Divide Mountain Bike Route along the Continental Divide. Gleasman, 60, ...

Tornados Unveil VB Schedule – Brevard NC

Brevard College head volleyball coach Anna Wagner has released her team’s schedule for the upcoming 2016 season that includes a neutral-site date with defending national champion Wheeling Jesuit and seven matches against other NCAA Tournament...

Preseason Pigskin Polls Rank Tigers Fifth In SMC, Blue Devils Listed Seventh – Transylvania County NC

There wasn’t much love for Transylvania County football when the preseason coaches’ polls came out recently. The Rosman Tigers were picked to finish fifth in the Smoky Mountain Conference while the Brevard Blue Devils were ranked seventh in the...

Summer Dance Program Is A Hit At Rise & Shine – Brevard NC

The second annual Brevard Ballet - Rise & Shine Summer Dance Program was held at Brevard Ballet School from June 27 – July 1. Made possible by a grant from Dr. Ann Farash and Hendersonville...

Sparky And Rhonda Rucker To Close Songcatcher's Season – Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry in America’s annual Songcatcher’s Music Series closes Sunday, July 31, with Sparky and Rhonda Rucker. Sparky and Rhonda Rucker perform throughout the U.S. as well as overseas, singing songs and telling stories from the...

Eileen F. Breedlove

Eileen F. Breedlove, 94, of Brevard, died peacefully at home, Sunday, July 24, 2016. Her beloved husband, "Jack," Breedlove, preceded her in death. She is survived by three daughters, Jackie Whitmire ...

Bessie Denise Boley

Bessie Denise Boley went home to be with the Lord Saturday, July 21, 2016. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Donell and Bessie Galloway. In addition to her parents, her husband, Donald Wayne Boley, also preceded her...

Brevard Rotary To Hear From Lee McMinn Of TNRC July 26 – Brevard NC

Lee McMinn of the Transylvania County Resources Council, or TNRC, will be speaking to the Rotary Club of Brevard on Tuesday, July 26 at Brevard Rotary’s usual location at the Twin Dragon Grand Buffet off of the Asheville Highway. The meeting will...

Cradle Of Forestry Celebrates Train History Day – Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to enjoy a Saturday, July 30 program about western North Carolina's logging train history and the 1915 Climax logging locomotive on display at the Cradle....

Another Massacre

There’s been another massacre, this one in Nice, France. Once again flags fly at half mast, and world leaders lead the mourning. As citizens, we feel helpless in the face of so much suffering. We are sensitized, not hardened, to the pain of our...

Response To Youngerman

In response to Bob Youngerman’s opinion on July 18: There is no doubt a problem with black on black crime, as well as there is also a problem with white on white crime, mass shootings, Mexican on Mexican crime, Hispanic on Hispanic crime and...

Event Calendar

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