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Dangerous Statements

“This is a real blunder on the part of Mr. Trump.” -Retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey On Tuesday, President Donald Trump, apparently in response to reports that North Korea has developed a miniaturized nuclear warhead that could be placed on an...

 

Laura Thurston To Play At Farmers' Market - Brevard, NC

It’s a morning of lots of vendors with great local produce and products, as well as beautiful live music as Laura Thurston plays at the Transylvania Farmers’ Market this Saturday morning. Thurston brings multi-instrumentalism to a new level. You...

 

Teresa Cotham Anderson

Teresa Cotham Anderson, of Brevard, passed peacefully and graciously on the afternoon of Aug. 3, 2017. She was surrounded by the love and adoration of her family. She was born Aug. 24, 1949, to Perry...

 

The Friends Of The Library Honors Its 'Priceless' Volunteers - Brevard, NC

There is a long list of things that the Friends of the Library (FOL) do. But without their committed volunteers there would be no summer concerts or adult and children summer reading programs. There...

 

Brevard Music Center Association Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers - Brevard, NC

The Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA) celebrated the 2017 season volunteers' service at a reception hosted by BMC following the Aug. 4 evening concert. During the event, the association honored...

 

'Ice Cream Social' Dance Planned

Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club is holding an “Ice Cream Social” on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Whitmire Activity Building, in Henderson-ville. The public is invited to come at 7:30 p.m. to enjoy music, fellowship and ice cream....

 

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 River, N.C. She is a teacher with Transylvania...

 

News of Organizations

Ikebana International Tuesday, Aug. 15, Ikebana International, Asheville Chapter #74, will host a ikebana demonstration, luncheon and silent and live auction at the Country Club of Asheville. The event is open to members and their invited guests. A n...

 

Quinns Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary

Milton and Star Quinn will celebrate their 70th anniversary Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Lake Toxaway Community Center. Everyone is invited to attend. RSVP to Lenore at (828) 577-5523....

 

Food Matters Market & Café Hosts Free Astronomical Event - Brevard, NC

Food Matters Market & Café is partnering with Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) to host a free astronomical educational event this Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m.-noon at Food...

 

Bagwell-Wilson Reunion Planned

The annual Bagwell-Wilson Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 13, at the See Off Community Center. Lunch will be served around 1 p.m. Bring your favorite food and family pictures for sharing. For more information, call (828)...

 

Historian Moore To Speak Friday Night In Brevard - Brevard, NC

Professor Deborah Dash Moore will be speaking at the Jewish congregation’s weekly meeting Friday, Aug. 11, at 8 p.m. in Brevard’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church following the 7:20 p.m. congregational service. Moore is a distinguished historian,...

 

John Norman Wimberly Jr.

John Norman Wimberly Jr., 71, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 at his home in Brevard. He was born on Nov. 20, 1945, in Jackson, Tenn. to the late John Norman Wimberly Sr. and Constance Vivian Turbeville Wimberly. Survivors include his wife,...

 

Gerald (Jerry) Saul Janowitz

Gerald (Jerry) Saul Janowitz, 74, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. He was born April 5, 1943, in New York City to the late Leo and Yetta Caress...

 

Margaret Burke Warren

Margaret Burke Warren, 87, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Dovie Gaddy Burke. She was a member of St. Timothy United Methodist Church. Survivors include...

 

Bill Russell Lowery

Bill Russell Lowery, formerly of Brevard, was currently residing in Boiling Springs, S.C., peacefully went to be with his Lord and Savior Aug. 5, 2017. He was a devoted husband, a great father,...

 

Catherine Sue "Cathy" Atwell

Catherine Sue “Cathy” Atwell, 73 of Asheville, passed away, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Mission Hospital. Born in Brevard, she was preceded in death by her parents, William Barr “Bill” Atwell and Carrie Killian Atwell; two brothers, Cecil Herber...

 

Strong Junior Class Looking To Lead Blue Devil Soccer Team - Brevard, NC

Going into his second season as head coach of the Brevard Blue Devils' soccer team, Scott Russell doesn't have the same level of experience he did on last year's squad, but he's optimistic that a...

 

Church Activities

Bethel “A” Baptist Bethel “A” Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor George Larry Davis’s second pastoral anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 3 p.m. Davis, known as a “servant for God’s people,” has been preaching the Gospel for 40 years...

 

Legal Notices For August 10, 2017

NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Lorance Calvin Ferguson, deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the... Full story

 

Educational Crisis Since WW II

America is in the throes of an educational crisis because of critical pedagogy. Critical pedagogy attempts to help students question and challenge beliefs set firmly in the public consciousness. Advocates of critical pedagogy view teaching as an...

 

Local Pottery Family Keeps Dabbing Away

Though a progeny of potters, 12-year-old Jessie Dodson prefers ballet to ceramics. But family tradition can be hard to override, even with the reluctance of youth. Jessie, daughter of Carol and John...

 

The Journey Inward: Pooh, Piglet And A Little Treatise On Faith

By Dr. John Campbell Pooh and Piglet are facing either a rising or setting sun, we don’t know, as they walk along. Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. Pooh” he whispered. “Yes Piglet?” “Nothing” said Piglet,” taking Pooh’s paw....

 
 By Park Baker    Features    August 10, 2017

Thomas And Mary McEntire Finally Retire

Thomas and Mary McEntire are enjoying their first summer of retirement after 42 years of running the Pines Country Inn on Hart Road. Both are in their early 90 and may have the record for one of the...

 

Brevard Fire Department Receives Equipment Grant - Brevard, NC

The Brevard Fire Department has received the 2016 Assistance to Firefighters grant award administered by FEMA for $265,715 toward the purchase of 45 Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) units and five Accountability Systems. This funding will...

 

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