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New At The Library: Could Eating More Salt Improve Health? - Brevard, NC

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Bannister, Jo. “Other Countries: A British Police Procedural.” While Oliver Ford works toward opening a little museum in Norbold, Detective Constable Hazel Best has to...

 

At Bag Lunch Series: Crebbin To Discuss Wildlife Photography - Brevard, NC

The 2017 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in August with "From Jaguars to Polar Bears: Endangered Wildlife Photography" presented by photographer Jo Ann Crebbin. The program begins at noon on Tuesday,...

 

Jason DeCristofaro To Highlight Brevard Band's Aug. 13 Concert - Brevard, NC

Percussionist Jason DeCristofaro will be the featured soloist at the Brevard Community Band's concert on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 3 p.m. in Brevard College's Porter Center. The theme for the performance...

 

News of Organizations

Basic Apple Group Due to the upcoming solar eclipse, the monthly meeting of the Basic Apple Group has been moved to Monday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. for Apple computers users. iPad and iPhone users meeting begins at 11:30. The focus of this month’s...

 

Johnson/Osteen Engagement Announced

Samantha Leigh Johnson, of Mills River and Jacob James Osteen, also of Mills River, are pleased to announced their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Byron and Brenda Johnson, of Roaring,...

 

Aubrey Lauren Osteen

Cody and Kayla Osteen, of Cramerton, N.C., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Lauren Osteen, born June 28, 2017, at Gastonia Memorial Hospital. She weighed 4 pounds, 1 ounce....

 

Picturing The Past: Brevard Leaders Buried In Oak Grove Cemetery - Brevard, NC

The Oak Grove Cemetery on the Asheville Highway across from Blue Ridge Community College is the burial place of two men who played a major role in the formation of the Town of Brevard. When...

 

Telling Your Life Story Is New Programming At Silvermont - Brevard, NC

On Tuesdays in September and October at 2 p.m., Silvermont Oppor-tunity Center will begin a new program series Telling Your Life Story (TYLS). Individuals enrolled in this course will learn to explore their past and present memories and share these r...

 

Khayat Talks Football Over Coffee At Boiler House - Brevard, NC

Brevard College first-year head football coach Bill Khayat got the chance to talk about the upcoming season with fans and members of the Tornado community Friday afternoon as he hosted an event a...

 

Harrienger, Kearnan Named To Academic Honor Roll - Brevard, NC

Two members of the Brevard College women’s lacrosse program, Kathryn Harrienger and Kelly Kearnan, were named to the 2017 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Association Zag Sports Division II Academic Honor Roll. In addition to the individual...

 

New State Law Opens Up Sunday Hunting Opportunities

A new law, “Outdoor Heritage Enhanced,” will increase opportunities to hunt wild animals and upland game birds on private lands. The law also gives authority to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and other public landowners to implement new...

 

From Cambodia To Brevard: Determination Helps Tangs Overcome Adversity - Brevard, NC

Joanne Tang comes from a family of very determined people. Her Chinese parents were born in Cambodia and knew each other as children growing up there. But at the age of 15, her mother escaped to...

 

County School Buses Add The Extended Stop Arm

Bus Safety Solutions, invented, and patented the extended stop arm after several children were killed getting on and off the school bus in Forsyth County several years back. To date, 14 children have...

 

May The Forest Be With You: Event At The Cradle Of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to a new event, “May the Forest Be with You” on Saturday, Aug. 12. This event celebrates all that is wood- its beauty, variety and products forests provide. A variety of wood workers will be on site...

 

Local WIC Program Works To Support Breastfeeding

Each year, the World Health Organization designates the first week of August as World Breastfeeding Week. This year's theme is "Sustaining Breastfeeding Together." Sustaining breastfeeding is...

 

Legal Notices For August 7, 2017

LEGAL NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA INVITATION FOR UPSET BID In accordance with NC General Statute 160A – 269, Transylvania County hereby notices receipt of an offer of $14,000 and required five percent (5%) deposit for a...

 

Your Help Is Wanted

Five-year-old Lisa Dominguez has all the gear she will need in kindergarten. She is one of 300 children outfitted for school at Sharing House over the past eight days, but the community-supported...

 

Brona Galloway Dunn

Brona Galloway Dunn, 87, went to be with her Lord Friday, July 28, 2017. One who loved and lived for her family, she passed away peacefully in their presence at her home in Tavernier, Fla. Born in 1930 to Carl L. Galloway and Ida Owen Galloway, she...

 

Keith "Bones" Gillespie

Keith "Bones" Gillespie, 58, of Brevard, received his wings Aug. 1, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born in Transylvania County Jan. 12, 1959, to the late Marie Whitmire Gillespie and Kenneth...

 

Duane Myers Hull

Duane Myers Hull, 96, of Lake Wales, Fla., beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at the Lake Wales Medical Center. Well known in the Lake Wales...

 

This Week's Outdoor Destination: Log Hollow Falls

This week's Outdoor destination is Log Hollow Falls in Pisgah National Forest. Log Hollow Falls, a secluded 25 footer, is located near the Pink Beds, off forest road 475B. This is one of the easiest...

 

Laverne Thomas McCall

Laverne Thomas McCall, 81, of Pikeville, N.C., died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Countryside Village. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at 11 a.m. at United in Christ Church, in...

 

Cole Robert Owen

Cole Robert Owen, of Balsam Grove, passed away June 18, 2017. Born July 13, 2001, he was the son of Alfred Owen and Erica Courmier. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 13, 2017, at the Balsam Grove Community Center, sponsored...

 

Fay Isabel Smith White

“Do what you are supposed to do, when you are supposed to do it, the way you are supposed to do it, always to the best of your ability - with a good attitude, and most importantly with a smile on your face.” Fay Isabel Smith White said it,...

 

Freddie Harold Hollar

Freddie Harold Hollar, 81, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Brevard. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Nell Moses Hollar, of Brevard; daughters, Joy (Wayne), of Boone, Cindy Kiser, of Brevard and Lisa Hawkins (David), of Leicester; brother, Jerry...

 

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