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Gary A. Staats

Gary A. Staats, 77, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015. He was the son of the late Thomas and Sada Ruth Harrison Kaspor. He was also proceeded in death by his biological father, Vivan Staats. He was a member of the Dunn’s Rock...

 

Barbara Marr Hired As TRAIN Coordinator – Brevard NC

Barbara Marr is the new TRAIN coordinator. TRAIN, the Transylvania Resource Access Information Network, is a communications network empowering community access for health and human services. TRAIN uses a confidential inter-agency database to more...

 

Relay For Life Ceremony To Honor Cancer Survivors And Remember Those Lost – Brevard NC

Special luminaries, paper lanterns lit to represent those lost to cancer and those who have survived, will be showcased during the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Transylvania Coun-ty. The event will take place at Brevard High School...

 

Wednesday Morning Market Starts July 15 – Brevard NC

With an abundance of produce available during the summer months, the Transylvania Farmers Market will be adding a second, smaller market on Wednes-day mornings from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., starting July 15....

 

Silvermont Playground If You Build It, They Will Come –Brevard NC

Silvermont volunteers, recreation employees, donors and dignitaries cut the ribbon at Thursday's ceremony. (Times photos by Robbie Robertson)...

 

Water And Mills Were A Natural Fit Here

Transylvania County has an abundance of creeks, streams and rivers with shoals, cascades and waterfalls. All of this water has brought not only people but industry to the area. Mills were among the...

 

Earthshine Nature Programs – Brevard NC

Monday, July 20, at 6 p.m. Earthshine Nature Programs director Steve O’Neil, his dedicated volunteers, and education animals will be at Oskar Blues in Brevard for Making a Difference Monday! Learn all about some of the more misunderstood yet most...

 

TC Arts Council To Host 2015 Art Spark Auction – Cedar Mountain NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host its summer "fun"-raiser Art Spark – ignite your passion for the arts, on Sunday, Aug. 9 at Old Bishop Place Farm in Cedar Mountain from 5-8 p.m....

 

Doctor Discusses Life As A Brain Surgeon

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Adler, Elizabeth. “One Way Or Another.” Angie Morse is on a beautiful yacht with her closest friends when she feels a horrible pain in her head. Next thing she knows,...

 

BLT To Host Youth Showcase – Brevard NC

Every Wednesday from July 22 through Oct. 14, the Brevard Little Theatre is holding a Youth Broadway Showcase. The showcases will be from 5-7 p.m. The camp will culminate with shows on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23 and 24. This is a comprehensive...

 

Oskar Blues' Burning Can Festival Returns – Brevard NC

On July 17-18, Oskar Blues will present the second annual Burning Can Beer Festival held at Oskar Blues' REEB Ranch, near DuPont State Forest. Although the festival was established to celebrate the...

 

File, Lineberger United In Marriage

Sarah Elizabeth File and Drew Michael Lineberger were married July 12, 2015, at United Methodist Temple in Beckley, W.Va. The Rev. G. Randall Adkins performed the double-ring ceremony. Rev. Adkins ser...

 

McKeller, Offen Engaged

Madeline Renard McKeller and Peter Beaty Offen, of Washington, D.C., are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Paula and Mack McKeller, of Brevard, and is the...

 

Births

Jenson Luke Kye Owen Derek and Sterling Owen, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jenson Luke Kye Owen, born June 20, 2015, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. He weighed 7...

 

Births

Eli Samuel Tinsley Roger and Sierra Tinsley, of Belmont, N.C., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Eli Samuel Tinsley, born Monday, May 11, 2015, at home. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces....

 

Brevard College Named Top Nature College – Brevard NC

Outdoor enthusiasts seeking high-quality academics in Mother Nature’s back yard will be pleased to learn that Brevard College was recently among 30 schools in the nation listed as a Great Small College for Nature Lovers by Great Value Colleges....

 

Community Foundation Awards Local Scholarships – Brevard NC

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $407,400 to 92 students in western North Carolina. The Foundation administers 60 scholarships funds; 45 run a spring cycle offered to high school senio...

 

Davidson River School Honor Roll Announced – Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Davidson River School Fourth Quarter A/B Honor Roll. Trevor Adams, Delante Benjamin, Allyana Morgan and Jonathan Owenby; and (Second semester): Trevor Adams and Dylan Harris....

 

Transylvanians in College

• 2011 Rosman High School graduate Kelsey McGaha graduated from Campbell University on May 8. She earned a bachelor of arts in health communications and public relations, with a minor in business...

 

Tutoring Classes Will Begin On August 3

Professional Training will be offered for those interested in tutoring children and teens in literacy skills. Augustine Literacy Project (ALP) training begins on Monday, Aug. 3. ALP of Brevard trains tutors to provide free, one-to-one tutoring twice...

 
 By Savannah Cox    Sports    July 13, 2015

Tornado Cyclists Find A Home In Brevard – Brevard NC

Brevard College Sophomore Walker Shaw can't remember a time when he wasn't on a bike. At age three, he started riding with his dad and younger brother and was racing BMX bikes by age nine. Now, at jus...

 

A Mighty Thank You

Longtime coach and mentor, Coach Mighty receives an expenses-paid trip to the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in New York in late August, early September, courtesy of his players and friends with...

 

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