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Hundreds Of Runners Mark 22nd Firecracker Run - Brevard, NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard's 22nd annual July 4th Firecracker Run attacked the streets of Brevard early Tuesday morning with over 400 folks participating. Beautiful weather and runners dressed in...

 

Connestee Art League Announces Juried Show Winners

The Connestee Art League announces the winners of the 2017 All-Member Juried Art Show. The winners were selected by Saluda artist Jim Carson, who is a member of PAP-SE, associate member of the Oil...

 

Public Invited To Historic Chestnut Hill

High on a hill overlooking the floodplain of the French Broad River Valley stands Chestnut Hill, one of the most beautiful historic homes in the area. It is also one of the rare remaining examples of...

 

New At The Library: Dusty Kleiss (1916–2016): A Hero Of Midway Remembered

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction George, Nina. “The Little French Bistro.” After 41 years in an unhappy marriage, Marianne decides that she’s had enough and heads to the coast of Brittany to begin an...

 

Democratic Men's Club

The Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, July 13, at 7 p.m. Members of the Men’s Club and guests will gather at the Pisgah Fish Camp at 6 p.m. to enjoy dinner (on your own) and...

 

Picturing The Past: Pennsylvania Businessmen Created Toxaway Co.

One of the larger document collections in the Rowell Bosse North Caro-lina Room at the Transylva-nia County Library consists of Toxaway Company land records. In the late 1800s, northern investors saw...

 

Lady Blue Devils Fare Well In Summer Competition

Recently a group of 10 Brevard High School girls' basketball players attended summer basketball camp at UNC-Asheville where they competed against – and defeated – several local teams. The Lady...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    July 10, 2017

Obstacles Inspire Conforti To Achieve Goals - Brevard, NC

A native of New Jersey, Lisa Conforti now considers Brevard her home. She and her family moved here four years ago, when Lisa was entering her freshman year of high school. At first she felt...

 

Whitmire Wins $12,000 Golden Leaf Scholarship - Rosman, NC

North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) recently selected Jackson Whitmire as a recipient of up to a $12,000 Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarship. Whitmire is a senior at Rosman High School and plans to attend the University of Nor...

 

Bingo Party To Aid T.C. Henderson - Rosman, NC

Burlingame Country Club will host a Designer Purse Bingo Party on Thursday, Aug. 3, from 5:30-8 p.m. and is open to the public. All proceeds from this event will benefit T. C. Henderson Elemen-tary School. The school has recently been designated a...

 

Legal Notices For July 10, 2017

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 17 SP 1 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Keith B. Honeycutt and Pamela S. Honeycutt (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Keith B. Honeycutt) to Michael Lyon, Trustee(s), dated the... Full story

 

Tiger Football Team Takes Part In Service Project - Rosman, NC

Last week, members of the Rosman Tiger football team took a break from summer workouts to give back to the community. The team, under the supervision of the Tiger coaching staff, helped remove debris...

 

Hike To Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower Saturday

Join Conserving Carolina Saturday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. for a hike to Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower. The Fryingpan Mountain lookout tower is one of the tallest in western North Carolina, standing...

 

James M. Gregg (Jim)

James M. Gregg (Jim), 74, of Brevard and Largo, Fla., passed away July 3, 2017. Born Oct. 6, 1942, in McKeesport, Pa., he was the second son of the late John Gregg and Adella Jaspert. After graduating from Tryon High School, he had several...

 

Frances Dyer Daves

Frances Dyer Daves, 71, of Brevard passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017. She was the daughter of the late James and Bonnie Hyatt Dyer. She was preceded in death by one son, Gary Dwayne Daves. She was a kind, generous and sincere lady who loved her...

 

TRH Is Hurting Primary Care

The expansion of Transylvania Regional Hospital’s emergency room is disturbing for many reasons: that Mission (the corporate owner) assumes that hundreds of fellow Transylvania County residents will lose Medicaid and other forms of health care...

 

Transylvanians In College

Appalachian State David Pederson of Penrose has been named to the dean’s list at Appalachian State University for the fall and spring semesters. His major is general geography. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must carry 15 or more...

 

'Urinetown' Was Funny, Wonderful

“Urinetown, The Musical” was Brevard Little Theater’s most recent production. Yes, the title is unusual, but if you ask one of the many people who attended one of our eight performances, you will discover that the show was funny and the music...

 

The Declaration Of Independence

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    July 10, 2017

School Board Bill Not Heard

The bill that would have returned Transylvania County Board of Education elections to non-partisan was not heard during the recent General Assembly session. In February, N.C. Rep. Cody Henson, who represents District 113, which includes Transylvania...

 

Election Filing Started - Brevard, NC

As of this morning four candidates have filed for the upcoming municipal elections. Jimmy Harris has filed for another term as Brevard mayor. Two seats on the City Council will also be on the November ballot. Incumbent Mac Morrow has been joined by...

 

'Women of the Woods' Write New Chapter In Partnership With Southern Highlands Reserve

The Waightstill Avery Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) have played a role in conservation spanning more than 100 years in western North Carolina, from a pre-war forest once forgotten and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 10, 2017

Protests Held At Meadows' Fundraiser - Brevard, NC

A private fundraiser Friday for Republican U.S. Congressman Mark Meadows at Hawg Wild Barbecue in Pisgah Forest was met with about 50 protestors. The protest was organized by the Transylvania County...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 10, 2017

Hospital To Merge Three Practices Into Two - Brevard, NC

Transylvania Regional Hospital has confirmed the consolidation of three doctors’ practices into two, resulting in the layoff of four employees. Brevard Internal Medicine and Pulmonology (BIMP) will merge with Brevard Family Practice (BFP) and Medic...

 

Rangers Going Into N.C. Hall Of Fame - Brevard, NC

Brevard’s own Steep Canyon Rangers will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame announced the band will be inducted on Oct. 19. The bluegrass band has nine albums and a Grammy Award for Best...

 

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