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Why Did Rock 'n Roll Explode In 1971?

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Kundera, Mulan. “The Festival of Insignificance.” Just like each of Kundera’s previous novels, “The Festival of Insignificance” is a study in emotional contradict...

 

Smith And Grimm To Play At Songcatchers Series – Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry in America’s annual Songcatchers Music Series continues Sunday, July 17, with the music of Beverly Smith and John Grimm. This talented duo displays an ease that stems from an innate understanding and passion for their music....

 

Blevins To Discuss WWI Artists, Composers, Poets – Brevard NC

The July 2016 Bag Lunch Arts program will be “The songs I had…Composers in the First World War” presented by Pamela Blevins on Tuesday, July 19. The program begins at noon and is made possible by the Friends of the Library. When we think of...

 

The New Review To Play At American Legion July 16 – Brevard NC

The American Legion Post 88, the Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary, invite the community to a fundraising event for the American Legion featuring the New Review. The Legion will be hosting The New Review from 7 to 10 p.m. on...

 

DAR Distributes Flags Again This Year At Its 4th Of July Booth – Brevard NC

Uncle Sam visited the DAR booth. (Courtesy photos)...

 

News Of Organizaitons

Apple Group Looking for some help with your Apple products? Do you have an iPhone, iPad, iMac, or MacBook Pro that you’d like to learn how to use? Come to the Basic Apple Group on Monday, July 18, from 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Beginners are welcome....

 

Transylvania Democratic Party To Open Headquarters July 16 – Brevard NC

Grand opening for the Transylvania Democratic Party's headquarters at 175 King St. will formally kick off the 2016 campaign with a hotdog lunch on Saturday, July 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public...

 

C.A.R.E. Hosts Youth 'Playshop' To Help Define A Caring Adult – Brevard NC

The C.A.R.E. Coalition held a "playshop" (like a workshop, but more fun) for Transylvania County youth on May 31. The "Heart of the Matter Playshop" was designed to empower youth to speaking up about...

 

July 4th Firecracker 5K, 10K Full Race Results – Brevard NC

The following are the results from the July 4th Firecracker 5K and 10K races held last Monday in downtown Brevard. The event was sponsored by the Brevard Rotary Club. Results are listed by participant’s name, age, hometown and finishing time....

 

Heat Claim Crown In Cherokee

Second Tournament Win Of Season The Carolina Heat 10-under travel softball team won their second tournament of the year in late June. The Heat have had a great season, not placing any lower than...

 

Cobras, Tar Heels Tied For First In Rec League – Transylvania County NC

There will be no perfect season in the Transylvania County recreation basketball league this year after the Cobras defeated the Tar Heels 50-46 last Thursday, giving them their first loss of the season. The following is an updated list of stat...

 

Drive For History Tournament 'Most Successful Yet' – Lake Toxaway NC

The fourth annual Drive for History Golf Tournament, held at the Burlingame Country Club, pitted six teams vying for first place. The event benefits the Transylvania Heritage Museum located at 189 Wes...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    July 11, 2016

Scholarship Helps Williams Pursue Vocal Career

(In 29 years, more than $800,000 has been raised and more than 500 scholarships awarded through the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program. But what about the recipients? Where are they now? The...

 

Cantrell Receives Pin

Hannah Cantrell of Rosman was honored recently during a pinning ceremony for human services technology graduates at Southwestern Community College. (Courtesy photo)...

 

Tackling Trans-Portugal

I am no "real bike racer." I am a mother and business owner first and foremost, but I love a challenge. I love to have a goal on the distant horizon to look forward to and really focus on. With the...

 

Activities For Kids While You're In Pisgah National Forest

One of the many great things about Pisgah National Forest is that it has something for all ages. Young or old, there is always a slice of Pisgah National Forest that everyone can enjoy. Being a...

 

SAFE Moves To New Location – Brevard NC

SAFE Empowerment Service Advocate Erica Edwards and Volunteer Coordinator Randi Bucci hold the temporary sign in front of SAFE's new office. The move to the larger office space will help SAFE better...

 

Rowell Bosse Created Historical Archives

Rowell Bosse's interests in hiking, botany and history led him to spend more than 20 years working to preserve the history of Transylvania County. The North Carolina Bartram Trail Society was...

 

Apply To VA For Inherent Resolve Campaign Medals – Brevard NC

The Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal is a new American military service medal. The medal may be awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces for service in Iraq, Syria or contiguous waters or airspace from June 15, 2014 to a date to be determined....

 

Joseph "Joe Joe" Howard Eubanks

Joseph "Joe Joe" Howard Eubanks, 65, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Monday, June 20, 2016. Born Jan. 11, 1951, in Brevard, he was the son of Martha Eubanks Wood. He attended Cowee Baptist Church and...

 

Dr. Joe Evans Sr.

Dr. Joe Evans Sr., 93,of Asheville, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Givens Estates surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Bill and Dede Evans, of Columbus, Wis....

 

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