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 By Park Baker    News    June 15, 2017

Dog Bite Victim Left With Hefty Bill-Brevard NC

Brevard College graduate Travis Wireback was running on the North Slope Trail last week when he came up on a hiker with two dogs on what he said were “broken retractable leashes.” Wireback said that one of the dogs bit him on the knee as he...

 

Scholarships

During last week’s graduation ceremonies, most speakers alluded to the graduates’ futures. Some graduates will be entering the workforce and some the military, but the majority of them plan to continue their education at either vocational,...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 15, 2017

Public Silent At County Budget Hearing - Brevard, NC

No one spoke during the public hearing Tuesday for the 2017/2018 fiscal year budget for Transylvania County. The Board of Commissioners is now scheduled to approve the budget at its June 26 meeting. The budget will go into effect July 1. County...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 15, 2017

Community Meets To Discuss Racial Incident - Brevard, NC

Tommy Kilgore, president of the Transylvania County branch of the NAACP, said Tuesday he wanted to not just address the recent situation at Brevard High School but come up with solutions. Kilgore was...

 

Estuarie And The Wormholes Kick Off Shows At 185 King St. - Brevard, NC

Estuarie with special guests The Wormholes takes the stage at 8 p.m. on June 15 at 185 King St. With music said to be highly emotional, captivating and honest, Estuarie is an Indie-Rock duo based out of Greenville, S.C. consisting of Nick Ilderton...

 

Number 7 Arts Gallery Features Four Artists During Gallery Walk - Brevard, NC

The Number 7 Arts Gallery is highlighting four of its new artists: Joe Bruneau, basketry; Rose Haynes, colored pencil, ink and scratchboard; Dave Lasseter, furniture-making; and Jerry Maxey, basketry and wood. They will be on hand Friday, June 23,...

 

At Brevard Music Center: Opening Weekend Has Something For Everyone - Brevard, NC

The Brevard Music Center Summer Festival officially kicks off its 81st anniversary season on Friday, June 23, with a genre-blending opening weekend of performances. The extensive and diverse opening weekend concerts range from Beethoven’s Symphony...

 

News of Organizations

Basic Apple Group The next Basic Apple Group meeting will be Monday, June 19, in the fellowship hall of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard. Beginning at 10 until 11:15 a.m. for all Apple computers users, then 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m....

 

Farmers' Market To Celebrate Fathers With Prizes And Music - Brevard, NC

This Saturday, June 17, the Transylvania Farmers' Market will hold a Father's Day celebration from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The morning's free event includes: •Free treats and drawings for market goodies...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: What To Do This Summer In Transylvania

Outing At Sycamore Flats Saturday, June 10, a group of parents and children from Homework Club, several members from the Episcopal Church in Brevard, the board of El Centro and other friends spent a very pleasant day at Sycamore Flats. Hambur-gers,...

 

SAFE Receives Women For Women Grant - Brevard, NC

SAFE Inc. was named a recipient of a Women for Women Grant at the Annual Power of The Purse Program in Asheville on May 23. The Power of The Purse Program announced $270,000 in grants made by the...

 

Legal Notices For June 15, 2017

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY 17SP2 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY ANGELYN B. DAVENPORT AND EDGAR DAVENPORT DATED AUGUST 17, 2009 AND RECORDED IN BOOK... Full story

 

The AAUW Book Sale Opens Saturday At Boshamer Gym

Calling all book lovers. The all-you-can-eat buffet book sale awaits. It's time to splurge at the AAUW Book Sale. The doors of the Boshamer Gym on the Brevard College campus open Saturday, June 17, at...

 

Old Time Street Dances Return This Tuesday - Brevard, NC

Brevard’s Old Time Street Dance returns to East Main Street next Tuesday. The series of street dances will be held each Tuesday through Aug. 8. Each Tuesday live music and free square dance instruction will start at 6:30 p.m., with, dancing from 7...

 

Men For Change To Host Celebration Lunch

SAFE Inc. and the Men For Change Steering Committee will host a lunch for supporters and others interested in the Men For Change initiative on Thursday, June 22, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library in...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, June 18, Keith Thompson will bring his Father’s Day message, “The Misnamed Parable.” Special music will be provided by the Chancel Choir. Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 15, 2017

U.S. Forest Service: Bear Canisters Required In Avery Creek Road Area

Due to increased bear habituation, the U.S. Forest Service is requiring bear canisters for campers within 1,000 feet of Avery Creek Road until Oct. 5. All food and food-related items must be stored in a hard-sided bear-resistant canister, or in the...

 

Soil & Water District Hosts Awards Banquet - Brevard, NC

Around 90 people recently gathered in the library's Rogow Room to attend the Transylvania Soil and Water Conservation District's (SWCD) annual appreciation and awards banquet. The district hosts this...

 

Alice "Darlene" Bass

Alice "Darlene" Bass, 83, of Brevard, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. She was born in Monmouth, Ill., June 16, 1933 to the late William and Freida Value Carnes. She was preceded in death by her...

 

Vernon D. "Vern" Fryer

Vernon D. "Vern" Fryer, 88, passed away at his home Wednes-day, May 17, 2017, in North Port, Fla. He was born June 22, 1928 to Max and Leota Fryer. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force....

 

Luther "Curt" Galloway

Luther "Curt" Galloway, 84, of Hendersonville, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at The Oaks of Brevard after a period of declining health. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late...

 

David Ross Denslow

David Ross Denslow, 88, born Dec. 24, 1929, in W. Palm Beach, Fla., to the late Lawrence Ernest and Florence Lillian Russell Denslow, passed away June 11, 2017, in Brevard. He was preceded in death...

 

Mildred D. Szabo

Mildred D. Szabo, 98, a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and devout Catholic, passed away peacefully June 10, 2017. She was born in Hogback Township, N.C. and was a...

 

Heritage Museum To Host 'The Silversteen Legacy' - Brevard, NC

"The Silversteen Legacy" exhibit is now open at the Transylvania Heritage Museum and will run through Oct. 28. The museum's mission is, "Connecting Community, History, and Life" which this exhibit...

 

Free Mental Health Seminar Will Be Held At Silvermont

Silvermont Opportunity Center is partnering with Vaya Health (formerly Smoky Mountain MCO) in Asheville to provide free seminars to Transylvania County residents. The seminars will be led by a member of Vaya’s Geriatric and Adult Specialty Team,...

 

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