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New At The Library: Slang Adds Vibrancy To The English Language

Mysteries Cameron, Stella. “Lies that Bind.” Alex Duggins owns “The Black Dog,” a pub in Underhill, and for the first time in her life she has decided she won’t get involved in another murder investigation. That is until she finds out that...

 

Champion, Franklin Pools Doing Swimmingly

The temperatures are soaring and staying cool at Champion Park Pool in Rosman is very popular. As at Champion Park Pool in Rosman, the Franklin Park Pool in Brevard is having a busy...

 

Brevard Rotary Returns To The Phoenix

This is the 70th anniversary of The Rotary Club of Brevard and they are celebrating with a new luncheon location, The Phoenix & The Fox on Gaston Street in downtown Brevard. Owner Joe Alexander...

 

Picturing The Past: Ecusta Collection Contains Articles, Photographs

The Ecusta Collection consists of newspaper clippings, company publications and photographs donated to the local History Room at the Transylvania County Library by former employees and their families....

 

Early Childhood Book Shower Needs 300 Books - Brevard, NC

United Way of Transyl-vania County (UWTC) and community partners will give a free bag of books to up to 300 children ages 0-5 during the Early Childhood Book Shower on Saturday, July 29, at the...

 
 By Park Baker    Outdoors    July 17, 2017

Outdoor Destination: The Thompson River

This week's Outdoor destination is two waterfalls, Big Falls and Rich Falls on the Thompson River. The Thompson River is located in the Jocassee Gorges area, and is about an hour drive from Brevard....

 

Frank Allen Cogdill

Frank Allen Cogdill, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 14, 2017. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late John Willie Cogdill and Ada Adams Cogdill. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Furman and Gene...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    July 17, 2017

Matt Stack Brings New Look To Rosman Football - Rosman, NC

It might seem unusual to call a 33-year-old coach a football lifer, but Matt Stack has certainly paid his dues over the past 10 years, working up the ranks from position coach to coordinator to head m...

 

Frank Davis

A memorial service honoring Frank Davis, who passed away May 16, 2017, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Brevard. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a local animal rescue or...

 

Joseph Thomas DeLage

Joseph Thomas DeLage, 96, of Sapphire, passed into God’s loving care Wednesday, July 12, 2017. He was born in Detroit, Mich. to the late Henry and Rose Blanche DeLage and grew up in Dearborn, Mich., where he was an active member and leader of the...

 

Rouse Keesee

Rouse Keesee, 86, a long-time resident of Brevard, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017, at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23, 2017, in the chapel of Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremation,...

 

Caroll Atlas Jackson

Caroll Atlas Jackson, 65, of Etowah, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, July 15, 2017. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late, Atlas O. and Buena...

 

Mary "Annie" Ethel Lail Luker

Mary “Annie” Ethel Lail Luker, 77, of Cashiers, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Avery Joe Lail and Mary Ethel Moore Lail, and was the wife of the late Joseph Lewis Luker....

 

Relay For Life Fundraiser Planned

A Relay for Life fundraiser entitled “Carnival in Hometown” will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Center located behind Pisgah Forest Elementary School. There will be carnival games for...

 

Sharing House Mails 20,000 Diner's Extravaganza Raffle Tickets - Brevard, NC

The 12th Annual Diners' Extravaganza raffle is off and running, now that 1,740 Sharing House supporters were sent a dozen raffle tickets each last week. Priced to encourage participation, the tickets...

 

BHS Big Blue Passes On Sale - Brevard, NC

Brevard High School officials have announced that 2017-18 Big Blue Passes are now on sale. There are several different package options available. Membership to the Big Blue Booster club is available for $15. An individual all season pass, which...

 

Tigers Host Youth Camp - Rosman, NC

The future generation of Rosman Tiger football got the chance to learn from the big boys over the weekend as Rosman High School hosted a youth football camp featuring Tiger coaches and players. The...

 

Johnson's Triple-Doubles Leads Blazers To Pair Of Victories In Rec League Play

A pair of triple-doubles from Jamal Johnson helped the Blazers pick up a pair of victories to keep pace with the rest of the pack last week in Transylvania County’s summer adult basketball league. In two games, Johnson averaged 13.5 points, 14 rebo...

 

Fred Erb

Fred Erb, 85, of Brevard, passed away peacefully Monday, July 10, 2017, at Tore’s Home in Brevard. Born Jan. 22, 1932, in Frankfurt, Germany, he was the son of the late Henry and Suzanne Erb. He received a diploma from Gymnasium Offenbach,...

 

Cradle Celebrates Train History Day

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to enjoy a Saturday, July 22 program about western North Carolina’s logging train history and the 1914 Climax logging locomotive on display at the Cradle. Visitors will learn about the locomotive and...

 

Transylvania County Hosts Little League Championship

After recently winning the District Five championship, the Transylvania County Little League All-Star team has the chance to bring home the state title in their own backyard, as they host the North...

 

Mountain Roots Day Camp Expands Offerings

With the expansion of Mountain Roots Day Camps to nine weeks this summer, plus an additional week of pottery camp, children have been enjoying outdoor adventures and educational endeavors. The first...

 

Protecting Against Invasive Pests

Western North Carolina has a wide variety of invasive pests, such as the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (pictured above) the Emerald Ashe Borer, and Pine beetles, that are causing major issues. Dr. Jill...

 

Legal Notices For July 17, 2017

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE 17 E 198 NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLANIA COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LYNN S. DUCKETT A/K/A DOCIA LYNN STAMEY DUCKETT, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having... Full story

 

Transylvania County Community Advisory Group Seeks Volunteers

What is a Community Advisory Committee member and what do they do? The Community Advisory Committee works to maintain the rights of the elderly and disabled who live in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes and adult care homes. Members...

 

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