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Raynoldses To Share Travel Experience At Library On Aug. 31 - Brevard, NC

Authors Arthur and Elaine Raynolds, who live in Lake Toxaway, will give their presentation on photojournalism in the Rogow Room at the library on Thursday, Aug. 31, at noon. Arthur will present the images and Elaine will share the stories that go...

 

Brevard College Names New Director Of Communications - Brevard, NC

Brevard College has announced that Leigh Evans will be its new director of communications and media relations, effective Sept. 1. Replacing Elizabeth Harrison, who resigned to take a position with...

 

New At The Library: 'The Founder' DVD Tells Story Of Ray Kroc

The following DVDs have been added to the library’s collection: “Before I Fall.” Sam leads a perfect life and Feb. 12 is no different than any other day; that is until it turns out to be the day she dies. From that moment forward, Sam relives...

 

It's Time To Fill The Teacher Supply Closet

With the start of a new school year, Transylvania County Retired School Personnel are seeking help to fill the supply closet for teachers and their classrooms in Transylvania County Schools. Thanks...

 

Outdoor Concerts Return To Transylvania County Library

The Friends of the Library are proud to announce that the popular Outdoor Concert Series will be returning once again this fall. Join the celebration of crisp autumn evenings and wonderful music as the sun descends. The concerts will be held at 7 p.m...

 

Picturing The Past: Old Toxaway Baptist Has Two Cemeteries

Old Toxaway Baptist Church is located four miles south of the town of Rosman. The church was established in 1879 as the Baptist Church of Christ at Toxaway in the community of Galloway, which...

 

Bethel 'A' Hosts Film On Canetuck Rosenwald School

On Sunday night, a team of educators visited Bethel "A" Baptist Church to present a brief film and facilitate a public dialogue about the legacy of Rosenwald Schools. The program was hosted by...

 

Price Seeks To Challenge Meadows

Phillip Price, a Marion Democrat, will seek his party's nomination to challenge Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows for the 11th Congressional District seat next year. Price, according to a...

 

Everyday Education: Students Get A Smart Start To Kindergarten

"I'm tall because I'm five years old!" This is one of many fun exclamations heard from soon-to-be kindergartners at the recent Smart Start to Kindergarten programs hosted at each of the Transylvania C...

 

First Half Fireworks Lead Blue Devils Past Tigers

One week after managing just seven points and barely over 200 yards of total offense, the Brevard Blue Devils found their rhythm and used some big plays through the air to score on three consecutive...

 

"Captain" John Burt Vaughn

"Captain" John Burt Vaughan, 64, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. A lifelong resident of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late L.B. Vaughan Sr. and Elizabeth Walker...

 

Christopher Watson Ware

Christopher Watson Ware, 71, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the Charles F. George V.A. Medical Center in Asheville. Born in Atlanta, Ga., he was the son of the late Marion Dargan and Helen Maner Mixson Ware. A United States Army veteran, he...

 

Transylvania Boys & Girls Club's 'Harvest Project' Benefits From N.C. GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grant

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County is excited to expand its garden science program, Harvest Project. The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Found-ation grant allows needed expans...

 

Lady Tigers Start Conference Play With Sweep Of Bobcats - Rosman, NC

The Rosman Lady Tigers got off to a strong start in their conference schedule last Thursday as they swept past Blue Ridge 3-0. The first set began tied at 2-2 before Rosman went on a 7-1 run to take...

 

Brevard Responds To Tough Loss With Rout Over Mitchell - Brevard, NC

One night after the Brevard High boys' soccer team lost 3-2 to Madison in a match where they dominated everywhere except the scoreboard the offense came alive against the Mitchell Mountaineers,...

 

Blue Devil Runners Start Strong At WNC XC Carnival - Brevard, NC

No shortage of fast teams showed up at Jackson Park on Saturday for the 37th annual Western North Carolina Cross Country Carnival. In the championship race there was powerhouse Cuthbertson, ranked...

 

Lady Blue Devils Fall 7-2 In Home Match Against Rams - Brevard, NC

Last Wednesday, the Brevard Lady Blue Devil tennis team hosted the T.C. Roberson Rams in a match at Brevard College. The Rams took the match winning by a final score of 7-2. Meredith Hooper lost her number four singles match 6-0, 6-0 and Aly...

 

Janet Irene Bentley Davidson

Janet Irene Bentley Davidson, 68, passed away peacefully in her home Aug. 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Russell W. Bentley Jr., of Brevard, and son, Alfred Jolly III, of Jacksonville, N.C. Survivors include her husband,...

 

Stanley L. Davidson

Stanley L. Davidson, 85, of Hendersonville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the Elizabeth House in Fletcher. Arrangements are pending. Jackson Funeral Service is assisting the Davidson family....

 

Constance Pipkin Fendley

Constance Pipkin Fendley, 92, of Brevard, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at The Oaks of Brevard. Born in Raleigh, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Paul William and Myrtle Hayes Pipkin. In addition to her parents, her sister, Jean Meadows,...

 

Paul Warren Forshee

Paul Warren Forshee, 52, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals. Born Sept. 6, 1964, in Sullivan County, Tenn., he was a son of the late...

 

Shirley Luella Lyday Green

Shirley Luella Lyda Green passed away Aug. 22, 2017. Born May 15, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Lola Reid Lyda and the oldest sister of the late Joretta Lyda Whitmire, the late Wanda Lyda Clark and the late Randall Lyda. She was...

 

Cynthia (Cindy) Ramsay Huntley

Cynthia (Cindy) Ramsay Huntley, 66, of Marshville, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Born April 23, 1951, in Brevard, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Eugene and Jane Yongue Ramsay....

 

Edith Johns McFee

Edith Johns McFee, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Jesus Wed-nesday, Aug. 23, 2017. A native of Ozark, Ala., she was born Oct. 31, 1919, to Ollie Valula Garner Johns and Atlas Lingo Johns. She was preceded in death by her parents; her...

 

Legal Notices For August 28, 2017

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having recently qualified as the Personal Represent-ative of the Estate of Edward Hombordy, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against said estate to pr... Full story

 

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