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Cradle Office May Move — Brevard, NC

The Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association is considering closing The Forest Place Gift Store and moving from its downtown Brevard location. If the nonprofit, which houses its administrative offices in the back of the gift store building, does...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    September 24, 2012

Patrol Officer Is A City First - Brevard NC

Becoming a police officer was never part of Lee Kruse’s plan. After years of serving as a chaplain with the Asheville Police Department, Kruse, the Brevard Police Department’s first female patrol...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    September 24, 2012

Downtown Mainstay Moving To Straus Park — Brevard NC

A mainstay of East Main Street for nearly 18 years, the Neumann Law Firm, PLCC, is relocating to Straus Park. For owner David C. Neumann, the move to Straus Park comes partially as a result of an...

 

Music Venue Open For Business On King Street — Brevard NC

185 King Street is not as much an address as it is a destination. Located minutes from downtown Brevard in the shadows of the former Brevard railroad station, this new venue for local music is about...

 

Transylvania Times Announces Expanded Election Coverage — Brevard NC

In an effort to help voters become more informed about the 2012 Election, The Transylvania Times has announced plans to offer enhanced election coverage, including video, twitter feeds, voter resources and ongoing live coverage on election day. The e...

 

Nominees Sought For Business Of The Year Contest — Brevard NC

The business community and the general public are invited to submit nominations for Transylvania County’s 2012 “Businesses of the Year” competition, which is jointly sponsored by the county commissioners, the Economic Development Advisory...

 

Zenkel, Crews Exchange Vows

On Aug. 25, a beautiful, late-summer day at the Asheville Arboretum, saw around 100 guests gathered to celebrate the marriage of Robert Eric Crews and Barbara Ann Zenkel. The ceremony was held at the...

 

Our People, Our Past: ‘Our Little Amelia’ – Transylvania County NC

The new Transylvania heritage book, arriving locally in a few short weeks, holds hundreds of pages filled with poignant stories of Transylvania County’s past and her people. Never before has the...

 

Mountaineers Break Open Close Contest – Waynesville NC

For the first half of Friday night’s ballgame at Tuscola, the Blue Devils played perhaps their best 24 minutes of football this season. Brevard rallied from deficits of 7-0 and 14-7 to have a chance...

 

Lady Devils Vanquish Tuscola 9-0 In Tennis Action

The Lady Blue Devil tennis team romped to another Western North Carolina Athletic Conference win Wednesday, vanquishing visiting Tuscola 9-0. The first three singles matches were all decided in...

 

Tigers Drop A Heartbreaker To Hayesville – Hayesville NC

The Tigers took to the road Friday night to tackle the Hayesville Yellow Jackets in Smoky Mountain Conference action. The Tigers ran into a bees nest as the Yellow Jackets showed up in swarms. In...

 

Trojans Withstand Tornado Attack In Soccer Sweep

The Brevard College men’s soccer team dropped a 3-0 contest to the Anderson University Trojans in South Atlantic Conference action on Wednesday evening. Efren D. Escobar and Landon Reid both put shots on goal for Brevard, but the play of AU keeper...

 

Wingate Blows Out Tornados 45-10 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College football team lost their South Atlantic Conference home opener 43-12 to the Wingate Bulldogs at Brevard Memorial Stadium on Saturday night. The Tornados’ offense was crippled by turnovers, losing five fumbles, which the Wingate...

 

Trojans Withstand Tornado Attack In Soccer Sweep – Brevard NC

The Brevard College men’s soccer team dropped a 3-0 contest to the Anderson University Trojans in South Atlantic Conference action on Wednesday evening. Efren D. Escobar and Landon Reid both put shots on goal for Brevard, but the play of AU keeper...

 

Daniel Furr Memorial Golf Tournament Slated Oct.7 – Transylvania County NC

The fourth annual Daniel Furr Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Sunday, Oct. 7 at Connestee Falls Country Club. The start time is 1:30 p.m. and the format is captain’s choice. An awards banquet will follow at 6:30 p.m. at Atagahi Park in...

 

Cradle Of Forestry To Host Hands-On Heritage

The Cradle of Forestry invites people of all ages to celebrate the heritage of western North Carolina during the annual Forest Festival Day Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. This is the Cradle’s largest event of the year. This activity-filled, fa...

 

Falcons Hand Blue Devils Their First Loss

The West Henderson Falcons handed Brevard its first soccer loss of the 2012 season Wednesday night by a 4-2 margin. The hotly-contested match between two of the biggest rivals in western North...

 

Lady Blue Devils Bounce Back To Sweep Black Bears

Lady Blue Devil head volleyball coach Jessica Merrill may have been worried following Wednesday night’s shocking 3-0 loss at North Henderson. After all, the visiting Black Bears of Pisgah had...

 

VISION Transylvania Is Conducting It’s 17th Class

VISION Transylvania welcomed its 2012-2013 class of 30 participants recently with a two-day retreat at the Cradle of Forestry. This is the beginning of a comprehensive 10-month, one day per month...

 

Steven Saldutti To Present Program On Antibiotics Use

Antibiotics can be lifesavers. They are effective against bacterial infections, certain fungal infections and some kinds of parasites, but they don’t work against viruses. Taking an antibiotic when...

 

Trio Will Bike 450 Miles To Promote BC Awareness

While the trio won’t quite ride their bikes from sea to shining sea, Brevard College President David Joyce, his wife Lynne and college trustee Phillip Jerome will hit the road Sunday for a demanding...

 

‘Give Something That Means Something’ With The Red Cross

The leaves are changing colors and temperatures are dropping. One thing that remains the same is the constant need for blood. The American Red Cross asks donors to “Give Something That Means Something” for a chance to win a $1,000 gift card...

 

2012 Gillespie Family Reunion Planned

The 64th Annual Gillespie Reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Balsam Grove Community Center beginning at 11:45 a.m. The community center is located on N.C. 215 N. just off U.S. 64 near Rosman. Everyone has a special invitation to come. Each...

 

Law & Order

Felony Arrests On Sept. 17, a 16-year-old male from Brevard was arrested and charged with one felony count of larceny of a firearm and one felony count of possession of a stolen firearm. On Sept. 17, James Thomas Bradley, 21, of Lake Toxaway, was...

 

Learn About Lymphedema

Do you have swelling in an arm or leg known as lymphedema? If so, you’re likely already aware that there isn’t a cure for this ailment—but the swelling can be reduced and the pain controlled....

 

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