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 By John Lanier    News    June 8, 2017

Board Discusses Having Bond Vote Next March

Monday evening members of the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the possibility of having a bond referendum in March of 2018 during the primaries as opposed to having it during the general election in November of 2018. Vice Chairman...

 

Oskar Blues Hosts First Farmers' Market Of Year - Brevard, NC

There was something for everybody Tuesday afternoon as Oskar Blues hosted its first farmers' market of the season. The market will be at the brewery every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. from June through...

 

The Way Back Wanderers To Perform Free Concert Friday - Brevard, NC

Chicago based band, The Way Back Wanderers will be playing a free concert at the Transylvania County Library on Friday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. This soulful modern-folk Americana act is known to captivate audiences with soaring instrumentals,...

 

Lopatin Opens Brevard Community Band's Season - Brevard, NC

Flutist Leonard Lopatin will be the guest soloist with the Brevard Community Band at their opening concert on Sunday, June 11, at 3 p.m. in the Brevard Music Center's Straus Auditorium. The theme is...

 

Chrysalis To Play At Farmers' Market - Brevard, NC

Chrysalis, an acoustic string trio of sisters and a brother from Brevard, features Jenn on guitar, Jonlyn on fiddle and JT on upright bass. These siblings will be playing at the Transylvania Farmers'...

 

SAFE Faith Community Workshop To Address Domestic And Sexual Violence - Brevard, NC

SAFE, Inc. is sponsoring a full-day workshop for faith leaders, advocates and community members to address how to better support victims of domestic and sexual violence in the community. The program, which will be facilitated by national speakers...

 

Carolina Blue To Perform In Brevard This Saturday - Brevard, NC

Carolina Blue takes the stage at the DFR room on Saturday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m. The Brevard based bluegrass band has roots that run deep in the tradition of Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs. The...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 8, 2017

Seven Tigers Named To SMC All-Conference Team - Rosman, NC

After a season where the Rosman Tiger baseball team finished the regular season with a 15-6 record, which was good for second place in the Smoky Mountain Conferece, seven members of the team were named to the SMC all-conference team. The list...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 8, 2017

Fundraising Effort Underway For BHS Football Documentary - Brevard, NC

Over the past four years, local documentarian Tom Dierolf has been conducting interviews, sifting through old news archives and spending endless hours editing footage as part of his quest to document...

 

'Coach' Star Pam Stone To Speak At Highland Books - Brevard, NC

On Saturday, June 17 at 1 p.m., Highland Books will be welcoming 90's TV star and comedian Pam Stone to speak about her debut novel "Girls Like Her." Pam Stone is perhaps best known for her role on...

 

Graham, Coye Close Out Season With Strong Showings - Brevard, NC

Noah Graham ended his high school career at Brevard in style with a new mile personal record of 4:17.28 at the NCRunners Elite Tune-up and Border Clash post-season track meet. That time was good enough for third overall. The winner was Ian Shanklin,...

 

The Journey Inward: Did Lincoln's Depression Add To His Greatness

A year before he died the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy told a reporter for the New York World about the reaction of a young Caucasus warrior viewing a picture of Abraham Lincoln. The young man’s eyes welled up with tears. Tolstoy asked him why...

 

St. Philip's Grant Applications Available

As of June 1, the three granting entities at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church are accepting applications from qualified, not-for-profit Transylvania County agencies to assist with funding needs for 2018. The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) dedicates its...

 

WNC Military History Museum Zachary Owenby Wins Patriotic Essay Contest - Brevard, NC

Brevard Middle School's Zachary Owenby won first place in the WNC Military History Museum's First Annual Essay Contest. Second place was won by Pierce Roberts, and third place was won by Veronica...

 

News of Organizations

Dunn’s Rock Democrats Dunn’s Rock Democratic precinct meeting will be held Wednesday, June 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the Connestee Fire and Rescue building located at 400 East Fork Road. There will be a potluck supper to meet the candidates: Matt...

 

St. Andrews By-The-Lake To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

St. Andrews By-the-Lake's was established at Lake Toxaway in 1964 under the direction of St. Philip's Episcopal Church. Services for the first two years were held at the Moltz Mansion, which is now th...

 

Brenda Hope Broome Miller

Brenda Hope Broome Miller, a native of Transylvania County, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the age of 77. She is remembered and loved by her family: son David Elton...

 

Annual DuPont/Sterling/Agfa Picnic Planned For June 24

The annual picnic for all DuPont/Sterling/Agfa former employees, spouses and/or guests will be Saturday, June 24, at the Etowah Baptist Church Promise Center located on U.S. 64/Etowah School Road beginning at 11:30 a.m., with lunch served at 12:30...

 

Lt. Col. (Retired) Phillip B. Caldwell

Lt. Col. (Retired) Phillip B. Caldwell, 85, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017. A native of Warren, Ohio, he was the son of the late Carl Caldwell and the late Elnora Biller Shemet. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death...

 

Legal Notices For June 8, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 17E148 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of Madison Asbury Rahn of Transylvania... Full story

 

Lillian Dodgin Chapman

Lillian Dodgin Chapman, of the Quebec community, was called to her eternal home on June 5, 2017. She was born May 13, 1918, in the Quebec Community of Transylvania County. She was one of three girls born to James Perry Dodgin and Beulah Arlesa...

 

Gun But Not Forgotten

The front-page article on the return of a stolen gun after 30 years was not only a nice human interest story, but it illustrated that, in a gun crazy country where any regulation is resisted, more information rather than less, helps. If you have to...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, June 11, the Rev. Sue Hyde, retired PCUSA minister, will bring the morning message. Then on Sunday afternoon, at 4:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall, Keith Thompson will present the program, “Mr. Nelson...

 

Striking Out In Court

Three strikes and you’re out. That’s what happens to baseball players. Maybe the same should apply to those Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly who violated the U.S. Constitution by racially gerrymandering districts. It would be...

 

Birdell Phillips Garren

Birdell Phillips Garren, 89, departed her physical life on earth to enter her spiritual life in heaven on Monday, June 5, 2017. She was born Nov. 27, 1927, to the late Hester W. and Hattie M. Phillips. Her husband, Earl G. Garren, and nine siblings...

 

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