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CAN'd Aid Seeks Art Work For Drinking Water - Brevard, NC

In conjunction with the CAN’d Aid Foundation’s mission to donate one million cans of clean drinking water for disaster relief nationwide, artists are invited to submit original artwork for the cans. The winning submission will convey the...

 

Artists@Work Studio And Gallery Located In McMinn Building - Brevard, NC

Artists@Work Studio and Gallery, featuring opportunities for patrons to see renowned regional artists at work creating art in an actual production environment, officially opened its doors to the...

 

Daddy Rabbit Heading To 185 King St. - Brevard, NC

Daddy Rabbit takes the stage Friday night at 185 King St. Formed in late 2014, the musicians behind Daddy Rabbit wanted to develop a unique act based around classic British and Southern Rock, with a...

 

BLT To Audition For 'A Connecticut Yankee' - Brevard, NC

Brevard Little Theatre’s (BLT) auditions for “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” are Saturday, Aug. 12, from 2 – 5 p.m., and Monday, Aug. 14, from 7 – 9 p.m. at 55 E. Jordan St., Brevard. Bob Stacy, a BLT and Connestee...

 

DAR Members Usher In July With A Trip To Continental Congress In Washington

Eight members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 6 a.m. in Asheville to board a bus that would unload them and 43 others 13 hours later at their hotel in...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest For the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s Aug. 9 meeting, the speakers will be Ali Lien, director of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award program, and a RYLA student, Doug Grimm. They’ll talk about this year’s camp and...

 

Hometown Hardware Caps Off Perfect Season

It was a long road, but Hometown Hardware proved they were the cream of the crop in this year's summer basketball league. Hometown Hardware went wire-to-wire, completing the regular season undefeated...

 

Pisgah Center Hosting Free Programs Through August

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels in August. The workshops are open on a first-come, first-serve basis. In addition to...

 

New Entrance Dedicated At Presbyterian Church - Brevard, NC

On Sunday, July 30, following the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, the Chancel Choir and the congregation gathered outside the new front entrance...

 

Newland McCall

Newland McCall, 80, of Balsam Grove, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017. He was the son of the late Roy and Myrtle Galloway McCall. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry and Steve McCall; and one sister, Polly McCall. Survivors include his...

 

Brevard Music Center Season Finale - Brevard, NC

Musicians have been rehearsing for Brevard Music Center's season finale of Verdi's "Requiem" on Sunday....

 

Michael John Cobb

Michael John Cobb, 64, of Brevard, passed away July 29, 2017. He leaves behind a son, Ralph V. Cobb and daughter-in-law, Ellen; two grandchildren; his mother, Anne Boswell and her husband, William. He was the manager of Cobbies in Cashiers from...

 

Lawrence Grady Weed

Lawrence Grady Weed, 88, of Brevard, passed away Aug. 1, 2017, at Transyl-vania Regional Hospital. A native of Atlanta, Ga., he was the son of the late Lawrence Grady and Pauline Spivey Weed. An accountant by trade, he also served in the Army Nationa...

 

Legal Notices For August 3, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT File No. 16-E-01 NOTICE TO CREDITORS We have qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of John R. Murray, Deceased, of Transylvania County, North Carolina. All persons, firms, and corporations... Full story

 

Michael Anthony Norman

Michael Anthony Norman, 60, of Pisgah Forest, passed away July 25, 2017, at his home. Service will be held on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, 3 p.m. at Glade Creek Baptist Church, in Pisgah Forest. Interment will be in Davidson River Cemetery. Professional...

 

For Young Children: United Way And Friends Create Shower Of Books

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) volunteers gave bags of new books to 133 children from birth to age 5 during the Early Childhood New Book Shower on Saturday, July 29. Each bag contained...

 

Free Rein Seeks Volunteers For Fall Programs - Brevard, NC

Free Rein Center served 77 individuals during its spring session this year, more than in any session in its 16-year history. However, serving more people requires more volunteers. To be part of...

 

Take Profit Out Of Health Care

The debate about health care ignores its history in this country since Hilary Clinton’s failure to overcome the alliance of the insurance industry and the anti-socialists killed single payer, the only viable solution to universal coverage in this...

 

2017 Art Spark Auction Planned For Aug. 13 - Brevard, NC

On Sunday, Aug. 13, the Transylvania Community Arts Council will host its 2017 Art Spark Auction. The artwork on this page includes some of the items to be auctioned....

 

It's About Money, Not Adoptions

Among all the news out of Washington last week – the profane tirade of Anthony Scaramucci, the failure of the Senate to pass a “skinny repeal” of health care, the dismissal of White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus – Bill Browder’s...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Aug. 6, the Rev. Dr. Tom Lewis, former director of Spirituality at Columbia Seminary, will be the guest preacher. The Sacrament of the Lord’s Table will be observed at both worship services. Sunday...

 

Hiker Going From The Mountains To The Sea

Jennifer Pharr Davis, a renowned adventurer, announced that on Aug. 15 she will begin a three-month, 1,175-mile hike of North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST). Pharr Davis will start from atop...

 

High Numbers Expected In Forests For Solar Eclipse

Parts of the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests are expecting extremely high numbers of visitors for the weekend of Aug. 18-21 because of the solar eclipse. Forest Service staff encourage visitors to carefully plan ahead to ensure a safe and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 3, 2017

Hunters Discuss Forest Plans

Hunter access, young forests and “letting the Forest Service do its job” were the main topics of conversation at last week’s Fish & Wildlife Conservation Council (FWCC) meeting at the Lake Toxaway Community Center. Formed in the 1990s, the...

 

Transylvania's Jobless Rate Drops To 4 Percent For June

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in June was 4 percent, down from 4.2 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those...

 

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