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 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 20, 2016

Man Shot In Drive-By

A 33-year-old man was shot in the leg in an alleged drive-by shooting in Brevard on Monday evening. Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said the man was shot in front of a residence on Hillview Circle just before 5:30 p.m. Harris said a suspect was...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 20, 2016

Work Continues On DuPont's 'Donut Hole' - Brevard, NC

A public comment period is now open concerning the contaminated “donut hole” in the middle of DuPont State Recreational Forest. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will receive comments on the proposed clean-up process until July...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 20, 2016

Police Charge Man In Drive-By

Police have charged a Hendersonville man for his alleged involvement in a drive-by shooting on Monday evening. Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said 25-year-old Marquis Logan, of 724 North Buncombe...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 20, 2016

Fire Slows Delivery Of Mail - Balsam Grove, NC

A recent fire in a building that housed a popular restaurant and the post office in Balsam Grove has disrupted mail service and forced the United States Postal Service to alter how it delivers mail an...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 20, 2016

City Seeks Input on West Loop - Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard is asking residents to provide input on a project that could create a bypass off the Asheville Highway for those traveling locally. The proposed project, called the West Loop Road, would connect Railroad Avenue with Osborne and...

 

Board Drops Ecusta Trail From Plan - Brevard, NC

An effort to get language about the proposed Ecusta Trail in the proposed 2025 Comprehensive Plan for the county was again rejected. The county’s Planning Board last Thursday voted 4-3 not to include a direct reference about the proposed Ecusta...

 

Brevard Reviews Building Codes

The city of Brevard is asking for public input on a new project that seeks to revise and improve the standards of growth and development for the city. The first of several input sessions for the CODEBrevard project will be Wednesday, June 22, in the...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 20, 2016

Ecusta Rail To Trails Ranked Second In Survey - Brevard, NC

The survey for the proposed 2025 Comprehensive Plan may be found on the county’s Planning and Community Development department’s website. Supporters of the Ecusta Trail have pointed to a particular survey question that, they say, shows the level...

 

Béla Fleck, Washburn Return To Mountains - Brevard, NC

Some say bluegrass music was born in the mountains of Appalachia. It's fitting that the man some consider to be the greatest banjo player on earth is headed back to the mountains, thanks to local...

 

New At The Library: Espionage Changed Course Of WWII

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Frank, Dorothea Benton. “All Summer Long.” Olivia and Nick have been in love for over a decade and are excited to be nearing retirement where they will spend more time...

 

Duck Race To Benefit Art Programs For Youth - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced its summer fundraiser – a Duck Race for Kreative Kids. The duck race will be held Monday, July 4 at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings...

 

Board President Rodney Locks Honored By SAFE

It's the end of an era for SAFE, Inc. Rodney Locks was honored by the board of SAFE at their June board meeting for serving as the board president for the last eight years. As of July, the beginning...

 

Brevard Music Center Hosts 'Prelude' Gala Fundraiser

Brevard Music Center hosted its Prelude Gala on the newly renovated stage at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium on Saturday night. The event raised funds for student scholarships and other BMC...

 

VFW Auxiliary 4309 Art Scholarship Winner

VFW Auxiliary 4309 in Brevard conducts a number of scholarship programs annually. There is the Patriot's Pen Essay offered to middle school students, Voice of Democracy Essay offered to high school...

 

Brevard Students Improve School Landscaping

Things are a little greener at Brevard High School thanks to a service project on behalf of several art students. The project involved landscaping around a small shed located just outside the art...

 

Samuel Kicklighter Attends West Point Summer Leaders Seminar

Samuel Luke Kicklighter, a rising senior at Brevard High School was selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point's prestigious Summer Lead-ers Experience (SLE) in June. More than 5,000 rising...

 

RHS And RES Announce Latest Honor Rolls

The following students were named to Rosman High School’s Fourth Quarter Honor Roll: Ninth Grade A Honor Roll Joshua Chandler, Cannon Clark, Emilee Kitchen, Ragan McCall, Avery McNeely, Grace Owen, Jessica Owen, Allison Snyder and Joshua Voris. Nin...

 

Rosman Elementary School's Latest Honor Roles

The following students were named to Rosman Elementary School’s Second Quarter Honor Roll: A Honor Roll Grade 3 Alexis Connor, Brendan Marlow, Addision McCall, Aria Sullivan, Jayla Suttles and Abby Walters. A-B Honor Roll Tarron Boley, Daniel...

 

Taiko Drum Ensemble Releases First CD - Brevard, NC

Over the past several years, many local music fans have had the pleasure of enjoying the Davidson River School's Taiko drum ensemble perform at various events throughout the community. Now people can...

 

Transylvanians In College

NCSU Lindsay Lancaster Batson graduated May 7 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Batson is the daughter of Rod and Jamie...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 20, 2016

Hughes Resigns As Lady Tigers Basketball Coach - Rosman, NC

Ashton Hughes, who took over the girls' basketball program at Rosman High School in 2009 and delivered seven straight winning seasons with the Lady Tigers, resigned last week. Hughes went 103-77 as...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 20, 2016

2016 Blue Devil, Tiger Football Schedules Unveiled

The 2016 football schedules for Brevard and Rosman high schools are out and in just over eight weeks the bright lights of Friday night will shine on the gridiron once again. The Blue Devils are coming off a 2-9 campaign last season that included seve...

 

Weston Luker Earns Top Marks In Archery Competion - Lake Toxaway, NC

Weston Luker, of Lake Toxaway has been competing in skills shooting since he was a junior in high school. In October 2015 and February 2016, Weston competed in two N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission s...

 

Outdoor Destination: Schoolhouse Falls

This week's Out-door destination is Schoolhouse Falls in Panthertown Valley, a popular, easy access swimming hole in arguably one of the most beautiful places within an hour drive of Brevard....

 

'Health Talk' Series Continues With 'Staying Safe & Healthy This Summer' - Friday

Food Matters Market & Café will feature Alicia Mansury, the market's health and beauty manager, at the June Health Talk series, Friday, June 24, upstairs at the store at noon. Mansury will speak...

 

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