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Police Charge Man In Drive-By Shooting

Brevard 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...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 23, 2016

Brevard Passes Budget

The city of Brevard passed its budget unanimously on Monday, approving a $34.8 million spending plan that would increase taxes less than a cent. The spending plan is up from $24.5 million last year and the tax rate will be up slightly from $.4725 to...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 23, 2016

Raines Resigns As Tax Administrator

Transylvania County Tax Administrator Annette Raines has resigned from her position. County Manager Jaime Laughter said that Raines resigned on June 20 and her effective retirement will be begin July...

 

Music Center Ready For For Spectacular Summer

Brevard Music Center will celebrate its 80th anniversary this summer, and the celebration promises to be a spectacular one with a wide range of shows and technical and physical improvements to...

 

Lumberyard Growth Creates New Problems

City residents and business owners are calling on the city to reexamine the parking on King Street in Brevard after redevelopment has led to an overflow of traffic and parking. During Brevard City...

 

Burning Bright

This blaze lit up the Silversteen neighborhood in Brevard on Monday evening. The fire, however, was a controlled burn by the Brevard Fire Department, whose members can be seen at the far...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 23, 2016

Teen Survives Waterfall Tumble

A teen was injured after falling from a trail near Rainbow Falls in Greenville County on Tuesday afternoon. According to Jimmy Jones with the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue, a 14-year-old fell roughly 30-50 feet from a trail near the waterfall about 3...

 

Arts & Culture 2016 Celebration Kicks Off Friday

Arts & Culture Celebration 2016 Kicks-Off with the Brevard 4th Friday Gallery Walk on Friday, June 24. Twenty-six downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating in the June 24 Gallery Walk from 5-8 p.m. Downtown art...

 

Number 7 Gallery To Feature Works Of Locals

This Friday the Number 7 art gallery will host a raffle for artwork by each of June's three featured artists: Joe Bruneau - basketmaker, Lucy Clark - potter and Sue Hershey - photographer. The winner...

 

VFW Auxiliary 4309 Appreciation Treasure Hunt

The members of VFW Auxiliary 4309 in Brevard were treated to an Appreciation Treasure Hunt in recognition of their support of the organization. This annual event has a theme and this year it was a...

 

Galloway Celebrates 100th Birthday

Dorothy Wilde Gal-loway of Lake Toxaway, born on June 20, 1916, celebrated her 100th birthday with her children and grandchildren at her parents' old family farm place. Nanny Dot, as she's known to...

 

McClure Celebrates 100th Birthday

On June 11, 2016, Hazel McClure, formerly of Brevard, celebrated her 100th birthday with her family and friends at The Bridge at Lake Pointe in Hendersonville....

 

Senior Art Students Open Windows Into 'Xanadu'

While the actual city of Shangdu isn't difficult to locate any more on a map or by the roads in China, the popular Western name "Xanadu" once stood for a distant, imaginary place far off the beaten...

 

Muddy Sneakers Celebrates Eighth Anniversary

In the fall of 2008, Muddy Sneakers was in its infancy and facing the reality of being an unproven start-up in a very difficult economic time. Gloria Clouse, former Board President, remembers the...

 

PFE And RMS Release Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2015-16 school year. Third Grade A Honor Roll Zoe Axtell, Emma Bailey, Cayden Dieterich, Michelle Drennen, Isabella Gravley, Grace Hogsed,...

 

Rosman Middle Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls

The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the fourth quarter at Rosman Middle School: A Honor Roll Grade 6 William McNeely and Kelci Owen. A-B Honor Roll Kenneth Aiken, Andrew Ammons, Jada Ansari, Cassidy Ayers, Jessica...

 

Fishing Trip Brings Panthers To Lake Toxaway

Transylvania County is definitely Carolina Panthers country, but it's not everyday that members of the NFC champions pay a visit to the area. Recently, members of Carolina's offensive line took a...

 

Local Billiards Team Bound For Vegas

The Charlie's Tire pool team, of Brevard, recently qualified for the 2016 American Poolplayers Association World Pool Championship after winning a regional tournament held at Fat Cats Billiards in...

 

Demarcus Threatt Named To NCCSIA Second Team All-State

Demarcus Threatt has been named second team all-state in the College Division by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA). A transfer from Division I Fairfield after spending two seasons at Snead State Community College,...

 

Blue Ridge Women's Golf Association Maggie Valley CC Tournament Results

The following are the results from the Blue Ridge Women’s Golf Association tournament held June 9 at Maggie Valley Country Club. Flight 1: First low gross – Deborah Beasley, 76, Laurel Ridge; second low gross – Rhonda Anders, 80, Black...

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors    June 23, 2016

Thank you, Transylvania

Thank you, Transylvania County. Thank you for being unique. I have traveled to many other outdoor destinations in the United States and Canada, but no other location has what we have. Our mountains...

 

Cradle of Forestry Celebrates National Pollinator Week

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites all ages to come learn about insects and their relatives on Saturday, June 25, in honor of National Pollinator Week. Activities and displays around the...

 

Hazel Gravley

Hazel Gravley, of Brevard, passed away June 17, 2016, after a prolonged illness. She is survived by her sons, Teddy Gravley and Daniel Gravley; two sisters, Ruth Gauthier and Faye Johnson; two brothers, Robert Green and Tim Green; also three...

 

Lois Ann Harris

Lois Ann Harris, 68, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016. She was born in Transylvania County Aug. 8, 1947, to the late Julia S. and Larry Harris Sr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in...

 

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