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Hurricane Benefit Event Planned For Oct. 9 - Brevard, NC

Brevard residents Paula Patane and Mike Green will host a hurricane relief benefit event and auction at 185 King St. on Monday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. The couple has lived in Brevard for almost 20 years, but they have a strong connection to the...

 

BLT Holiday Play Auditions Announced - Brevard, NC

Two audition opportunities for a Brevard Little Theatre (BLT) “In the Workshop,” are coming up. Starting this weekend, auditions for “In the Workshop” will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. as well as Thursday, Oct. 12, from 6...

 

BC To Exhibit Photos By Andrew Paynter - Brevard, NC

On Friday, Oct. 6, Brevard College will host the opening reception for “Morning Meditations,” a photography exhibition by BC alumni, Andrew Paynter. The exhibition will be held in the Spiers Gallery in the Sims Art Building. Paynter will begin...

 

The Ointment Appointment Takes Stage Friday - Brevard, NC

The Ointment Appointment and Aaron Woody Wood take the stage at 185 King St. this Friday at 8 p.m. The Ointment Ap-pointment is a smooth arrangement of loose and edgy rock and roll rubbed into the open wounds of music. Aaron Woody Wood’s story is...

 

Thelston To Release Debut Album Sunday - Brevard, NC

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Thelston will be performing a free album release show at The Phoenix and the Fox on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 until 9 p.m. Thelston, a 2005 Brevard High graduate, is a well-known musician in the...

 

Alumni Jazz Band To Perform This Saturday - Brevard, NC

On Saturday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m., the Brevard College Music Department will present the 3rd Annual Alumni Jazz Band in the Porter Center for the Performing Arts. There will be a pre-concert reception that will begin at 6:30 p.m., as well. The...

 

Harvestfest's Games, Goodies Make For A Lively Day - Brevard, NC

Harvestfest, a fund-raising event focused on autumn fun, attracted scores of kids and adults Saturday for a day of fun and games at the Masonic Lodge on East Main Street in Brevard. There were hula...

 

AAUW Invites Karesh To Discuss 'The Rosenwald Legacy'

What is it? Maybe you've seen the Rosenwald News column in The Transylvania Times but aren't quite sure what or where Rosenwald is or was. Now is the time to learn about this fascinating and rich...

 

Future Teachers Honored By Gamma Upsilon Chapter - Brevard, NC

On the sunny, but cool, late afternoon of Sept. 21, members of Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International picnicked on the outdoor balcony above the main entrance of College...

 

Transylvania Democratic Men

Join the Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club on Saturday, Oct. 7, for breakfast with the candidates. Fill your plate with good food from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Enjoy meeting and talking with candidates for Brevard City...

 

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest

For the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s Oct. 11 meeting, the speaker will be Maureen Copelof, a registered voter in Transylvania County since 1993. A retired Navy Captain, Copelof served with distinction during her 30 years of active duty. She is...

 

Brevard Opens Mountain Six Play At Home Against East

What better time for a bye week than right before you enter conference play? The calendar was favorable to the Brevard Blue Devils this year, as the team got a week off following a tight road win at Chase to rest, do some fine-tuning and get ready...

 

Mustangs Race Past Blue Devils To Pick Up Conference Win

The Brevard Blue Devil soccer team suffered their third straight conference loss Monday night as they fell to Smoky Mountain 9-2. Brevard scored two goals to tie the match in the first half, but the...

 

The False Outrage Surrounding Corruption In College Sports

There’s a saying I like to use – and one that has undoubtedly been paraphrased by those wiser than myself – in instances where people are appalled at circumstances that should have seemed incredibly evident. Just because you feel duped...

 

Rosman Hits The Road To Take On Undefeated Cherokee

There is no such thing as an easy Friday night in the Smoky Mountain Conference. The Rosman Tigers can attest to that. One week after losing to Robbinsville in a physical, bruising contest, the Tigers take to the road to face the Cherokee Braves –...

 

Lady Tigers Roll Past Wildcats For Second Straight Win

After a string of three straight losses, the Rosman Lady Tigers got back on track this week with consecutive 3-0 wins, including Tuesday night's home match against Andrews. Rosman took care of...

 

Guest Column: Community Or Consolidated Schools: Clear Choice

Should one or more schools be consolidated in Transylvania County Schools? As Board of Education members, our responsibility to Transylvania County voters includes determining how many schools and...

 

The Costs Of Consolidation

If Transylvania County Schools were to build a single, new high school, we must note that this “consolidated” high school will not fit, nor is it feasible, on either of the existing high school sites. It is not as simple as adding students from...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Students, Parents Enjoy Outing In Forest

Pisgah Explorers On Saturday, Sept. 23, half of our Homework Club students and some of their parents enjoyed our first of several guided hikes in the forest with a guide from the Pisgah Explorers Program. This program, part of the Cradle of Forestry...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Who among us doesn’t want the story of our lives to be a “page turner?” Keith Thompson’s message will be about “turning the page” as an act of faith. Special music for worship will be provided by the...

 

In Transylvania County: Hunger Coalition Working To Improve Nutrition

The Hunger Coalition of Transylvania County (HCTC) is a volunteer organization with the vision of a hunger-free Transylvania County. It focuses on distribution, nutrition and awareness. Its operating principles are: identifying unmet needs in the...

 

Authors McCall And Bradley To Sign At Highland Books - Brevard, NC

Local authors Stephanie McCall and Miriam Jones Bradley will be signing copies of their books on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m. Within the pages of Stephanie McCall’s new book, “Sufficient Grace: 30 Days of Grace and Peace for Persons with...

 

Leesa Caroline Anderson

Leesa Caroline Anderson, 30, of Brevard, passed away Oct. 2, 2017, due to cancer. Born Aug. 19, 1987, in Statesville, N.C., she was the daughter of David and Becky (Shumate) Anderson. She attended...

 

Nancy Lee Gaston Brookshire

Nancy Lee Gaston Brookshire, 85, of Pisgah Forest, went to be with her Lord Sept. 27, 2017. She was born in Buncombe County to the late Clarence Perry (Buck) and Lois Carter Gaston. In addition to...

 

TVS Increases Government, Commercial Contracts

TVS (Transylvania Vocational Services), a social enterprise contract manufacturer in Brevard, has added more than a dozen new items to its contract packaging portfolio over the past few months. This...

 

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