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More Details Wanted On Glen Cannon Resort Proposal -Brevard NC

Despite appearing generally supportive of the proposed plan to build a resort on the former Glen Cannon golf course property, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners and Glen Cannon residents want more details. Calls for more details were hear...

 

Edwards Backs, While Henson Votes Against Repeal Of House Bill 2

Gov. Roy Cooper Thursday signed the compromise bill the repeals House Bill 2 after the General Assembly earlier approved it. The N.C. House approved the bill 70-48, repealing the law that restricted transgender bathroom use in public buildings. The...

 

Glen Cannon Developer Responds To Public Hearing-Brevard

Josh Leder was contacted for comment after the public hearing: “I thought the meeting went very well. I was certainly nervous when I saw that many people, but I was confident because I really recognized most of the people who were there. These...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 30, 2017

Committee Wants Tannery Park To Move Forward -Brevard NC

The proposed Tannery Park project in Brevard could be soon moving ahead with the incorporation of bathrooms as part of the "phase one" plan. The city's Parks, Trails and Recreation Committee recently...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 30, 2017

DuPont Friends Hire A Director - Brevard NC

The Friends of DuPont Forest (FODF) nonprofit volunteer group has just hired its first salaried employee. Sara Landry stepped into the position Jan. 14 after a background in marketing and...

 

Pisgah Thunder Ready For A Good Cause, Time -Brevard NC

Fluff the shoulder pads and break out the hair spray for the second annual Thunder Ball this weekend at Camp Carolina. “Tacky Prom” is the theme for the Pisgah Thunder’s largest fundraising event, with all proceeds going directly to the Cindy...

 

Musicians Play To Benefit Research On Honey Bees -Brevard NC

Located in downtown Brevard, The Phoenix music venue and farm-to-table restaurant will host a benefeit performance to assist Asheville's Center for Honey Bee Research. One hundred percent of the...

 

Aaron Burdett And Pam Taylor Take Stage - Brevard NC

Aaron Burdett takes the stage this Thursday night at 185 King St. in Brevard. Burdett serves up some of the finest song driven Americana the North Carolina mountains has ever produced. Based in...

 

Library Program To Focus On Centennial Of WWI -Brevard NC

Emmett Casciato, curator and founder of the Western North Carolina Military History Museum, will discuss the impact of the United States' decision to enter WWI at the Transylvania County Library on...

 

DAR Honors Gene Baker For Community Service – Brevard NC

At the March meeting, the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Eugene Rogers Baker for his outstanding volunteer service to Brevard and Transylvania County. Ba...

 

Cradle Of Forestry 2017 Season Kicks Off On Saturday, April 8-Brevard NC

The Cradle of Forestry in America historic site will begin the 2017 season on April 8 with a living history event, “Old Time Plowing and Folkways.” David and Diane Burn-ette from Haywood County will demonstrate how their Percheron draft horses...

 

Noah Graham Cracks National Top 20 At Dream Mile Qualifer -Brevard NC

Surveying his future home in Raleigh during his warm-up last Friday, senior Noah Graham liked what he saw. His soon-to-be coaches at N.C. State were equally impressed after Graham ran 4:20.08 at the Adidas Dream Mile Qualifier, the 18th fastest time...

 

Church Activities-Brevard NC

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian What do you do when you end up in a place you never planned to be? This Sunday, Keith Thompson will focus on the biblical response when life throws us a curve. The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be...

 

What Do Cervantes And Jeremiah Have To Teach Us? -Brevard NC

Windmills are windmills. Right? Not so, if you are Don Quixote. Windmills are giants! Sheep are sheep. Right? Not so, in the Don’s mind. They are invading armies. Don Quixote, the enchanting character in Cervantes’ great novel, lives in an...

 

Morris' Five-RBI Effort Leads Tornados To 19-8 Win -Brevard NC

A five-hit, five-RBI performance from Brayden Morris powered the Brevard College Tornados (9-23, 2-10 SAC) to victory 19-8 in a midweek contest against the Toccoa Falls Screaming Eagles. The five hits...

 

Prep Roundup -Brevard NC

Brevard Splits With North The Brevard Lady Blue Devils won their fourth straight game Tuesday afternoon, while the Blue Devils lost on a walk-off single. The Lady Blue Devils scored five runs in the...

 

Lora Lois Morrison Keene

Lora Lois Morrison Keene, 91, passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. She is the daughter of the late Mannie G. and Julia McDaniel Morrison and was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth K. Keene Sr., son, Kenneth K. Keene Jr. and 10 brothers and...

 

Frances Hendricks Mitchem

Frances Hendricks Mitchem, 89, of Brevard, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at the Laurels of Hendersonville, following an extended illness. A native of Transylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Crockett and Ester Gravely Hendricks. She...

 

Clarence "Danny" Pearson

Clarence “Danny” Pear-son, 62, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Clarence Pearson and Margie Craig. He was a member of the Brevard Moose Lodge. He also devoted his time to...

 

Christopher Alan Freeman

Christopher Alan Freeman, 42, of Lake Toxaway, pass-ed away Friday, March 24, 2017. He was the son of the late Leslie Freeman. Survivors include his mother, Linda Freeman, of Lake Toxaway; brother, Scott Freeman and wife, Sara, of Sylva; nephews,...

 

Kindergarten Readiness Rally Planned For April 6-Brevard NC

The jump for students and families preparing for kindergarten in 2017 gets underway with the Kindergarten Readiness Rally on April 6. The second annual event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Transylvania County Recreation Department. There will be...

 

Public Invited To Attend Screening Of Anti-Bullying Film-Brevard NC

Davidson River School’s Rebound program and Brevard College’s Teacher Education program have partnered to co-host a community screening of the documentary film, “REJECT: The Science of Belonging.” The film and panel discussion will take...

 

An Evening Of Songs And Stars Scheduled At PARI -Brevard NC

The public is invited to PARI Friday, April 14, for an evening of songs about space and the human experience of discovering the cosmos. The evening’s activities will include a tour of the PARI campus and, weather permitting, celestial observations...

 

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