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Brevard Academy Hires New Director-Brevard NC

Brevard Academy has hired Ted Duncan as its new school director. Duncan is currently an assistant principal at Asheville High School and will assume his duties at Brevard Academy beginning Aug. 8....

 

Transylvania Hospital ER To Get $7.8 Expansion-Brevard NC

Mission Health and Transylvania Regional Hospital officials joined community members today in a groundbreaking ceremony for a $7.8 million expansion of the hospital’s Emergency Department. The new Emergency Department will open in fall 2017 and...

 

Another Massacre

There’s been another massacre, this one in Nice, France. Once again flags fly at half mast, and world leaders lead the mourning. As citizens, we feel helpless in the face of so much suffering. We are sensitized, not hardened, to the pain of our...

 

Response To Youngerman

In response to Bob Youngerman’s opinion on July 18: There is no doubt a problem with black on black crime, as well as there is also a problem with white on white crime, mass shootings, Mexican on Mexican crime, Hispanic on Hispanic crime and Asian...

 

Make America Safe Again?

On July 17 the Washington Post printed an opinion of J. Peter Scoblic, International Security Program Fellow with New America. In it he lays out the case that there are times when a president of the U. S. needs to “do nothing” – i.e., practice...

 

Poor Dogs And Puppies

I work in town and do the Tailgate Market every Saturday. I cannot believe how many people have dogs out in this heat. The dogs don’t enjoy it and this is animal abuse. They’re thirsty and their feet burn. You wouldn’t bring a baby or little...

 

West Loop Alternative

I’d like to present two alternatives to the West Loop Project both of which could be built with little disruption of current traffic, family homes, businesses, churches and schools. I should state that my home faces one of the proposed alternative...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    July 25, 2016

TC Arts Council Building Renovated - Brevard NC

The nonprofit tasked with promoting the arts in Transylvania County has received a fresh coat of paint. The Transylvania Community Arts Council, better known as TCArts, has just wrapped up a project...

 

Legal Notices for July 25, 2016

Notice to Creditors RE: Estate of Edward Anthony Dzierzynski Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Edward Anthony Dzierzynski, late of 363 Oak Park Drive, Brevard, NC 28712, Transylvania County, NC, the undersigned does hereby notify all... Full story

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    July 25, 2016

Brevard Native Sees If He Has What It Takes On TV's 'MasterChef' - Brevard NC

There are no restaurants up on the mountain in the Whiskey Creek area of Lake Toxaway, where "MasterChef" competitor Shaun O'Neale moved after graduating from Brevard High School in 2000. That's...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    July 25, 2016

Waterfall-Related Death Takes Total To Five - Brevard NC

A woman died after slipping and falling nearly 185 feet from the top of Rainbow Falls on Thursday. The woman has been identified as Taylor Terrell, a news anchor for 41NBC in Atlanta, Ga. According...

 

DuPont Forest Reports Two Accidents-Brevard NC

After two waterfall-related deaths this summer at DuPont State Recreational Forest, another two accidents at waterfalls in the forest have been reported this week. On Friday evening, a 16-year-old male broke his leg after falling from Wintergreen...

 

Work That Will See Probart Street Get A Sidewalk Now Underway - Brevard NC

Portions of Probart Street in Brevard were closed to through-traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., today, as work that will eventually include building a sidewalk got underway. On Tuesday and Wednesday, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., travelers should expect...

 

Eileen F. Breedlove

Eileen F. Breedlove, 94, of Brevard, died peacefully at home, Sunday, July 24, 2016. Her beloved husband, "Jack," Breedlove, preceded her in death. She is survived by three daughters, Jackie Whitmire...

 

Bessie Denise Boley

Bessie Denise Boley went home to be with the Lord Saturday, July 21, 2016. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Donell and Bessie Galloway. In addition to her parents, her husband, Donald Wayne Boley, also preceded her...

 

Christian Churchill Dunham

Christian Churchill Dunham, 69, of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016. He was the son of the late Russell and Cora Norton Dunham. In addition to his parents, his sister, Margaret Perkins, also preceded him in death. He is survived by...

 

Scotty Brent Coleman

Scotty Brent Coleman, 54, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in his home in Northglenn, Colo., after a long illness. He is survived by his mother, Phyllis Houston Waters, of Brevard; his sister, Paige Wingate, of Etowah; his stepmother, Ruth...

 

Jean Dale White Smith

Jean Dale White Smith, 71, of Lake Toxaway, went home to be with the Lord July 23, 2016. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Ruby Fisher White. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Kenneth...

 

Veronica "Babe" Simon

Veronica “Babe” Simon, 87, of Brevard, passed away July 22, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Dorothy Day Rouse. No services will be held. Online condolences may be left at www.moodyconnollyfuneralhome.com. Moody-Connolly Funeral...

 

Tornados Unveil VB Schedule – Brevard NC

Brevard College head volleyball coach Anna Wagner has released her team’s schedule for the upcoming 2016 season that includes a neutral-site date with defending national champion Wheeling Jesuit and seven matches against other NCAA Tournament...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    July 25, 2016

Preseason Pigskin Polls Rank Tigers Fifth In SMC, Blue Devils Listed Seventh – Transylvania County NC

There wasn’t much love for Transylvania County football when the preseason coaches’ polls came out recently. The Rosman Tigers were picked to finish fifth in the Smoky Mountain Conference while the Brevard Blue Devils were ranked seventh in the...

 

Free Kids Programs Available At Pisgah Center – Pisgah Forest NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering 16 workshops, including two one-week camps for youth, in August. The workshops, which are free, are open on first-come, first-serve basis and registration is...

 

Summer League Basketball Wraps Up, Tournament Play Starts On Thursday – Transylvania County NC

After a competitive eight weeks of play, the Transylvania County summer basketball league wraps up its regular season Tuesday night before the league tournament begins this Thursday. The tournament will consist of three rounds with the championship...

 

Relay Returns

On Friday, the local American Cancer Society Relay for Life event was held at Brevard High School. Dressed in purple T-Shirts, the survivors took the first lap. (Times photos by Park...

 

Summer Dance Program Is A Hit At Rise & Shine – Brevard NC

The second annual Brevard Ballet - Rise & Shine Summer Dance Program was held at Brevard Ballet School from June 27 – July 1. Made possible by a grant from Dr. Ann Farash and Hendersonville...

 

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