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Farm Fair Scheduled For This Saturday - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Farmers Market will carry on the tradition of an annual Farm Fair, hosting the event Saturday, Sept. 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. An event that celebrates local farmers and producers, Fa...

 

Aaron Alderman's Sculpture Installed In Iowa

A five piece sculpture commission, entitled "Fading Cultures," by Brevard-area sculptor J. Aaron Alderman, was installed in the city of Marion, Iowa, in mid-August. The installation will be a part of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 31, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Hits Home For Former Local - Brevard, NC

As Hurricane Harvey moves out of Houston, Texas, leaving the city with record-breaking rainfall and 30 confirmed deaths, former Brevard local Keith Whitt, who now lives in Houston, is preparing for a...

 

TC Arts Council To Offer Pottery Classes - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has space on Monday and Wednesday mornings for potters to come in and work on hand building and wheel throwing. The Open Studio times are 9:30 a.m. – 12:30...

 

Cooper Signs Executive Orders In Anticipation of Gas Shortages

In anticipation of gasoline shortages caused by Hurricane Harvey, Gov. Roy Cooper issued executive orders Thursday that will help maintain gasoline supplies for North Carolina. “Hurricane Harvey’s damage to refineries in Texas and Louisiana...

 

Parker Picked As Veterans Group's President

Pisgah Forest resident Joe J. Parker has been selected by the 8,000-member Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) to serve as the organization's 41st national president. The Transylvania County native...

 

Young Musician Anthony To Give Organ Concert - Brevard, NC

Nolan Anthony, one of western North Carolina's most talented young musicians, will present an organ concert Sunday, Sept. 10, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Brevard. The concert is...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 31, 2017

Tricky Turkey Causing Traffic Troubles Hard To Catch - Brevard, NC

A renegade, car-chasing turkey has been sighted paying frequent visits to Rosman Highway, wreaking mild havoc in traffic. Many fear for its safety, as well as the safety of drivers, leaving people to...

 

Transylvanians In College

Southwestern Community College More than 385 graduates earned their associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates from Southwestern Community College this spring. Megan Paige Richardson of Brevard received a certificate in cosmetology. Benjamin...

 

Blue Devils Look For Second Straight Win Against Wildcats - Brevard, NC

After defeating their cross-county rivals last Friday, the Brevard Blue Devils will look to keep up their success in their first ever meeting against the Draughn Wildcats. Draughn (0-2) hails from the Northwestern Foothills Conference and is located...

 

Raising Wages Picnic Planned For Sept. 2

The people of Transylvania County are invited to the Raising Wages Labor Day Weekend Picnic to be held Sept. 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Silvermont park. Research polls show a majority of citizens in North Carolina support raising the minimum wage...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Sept. 3, the sacrament of The Lord’s Supper will be observed at both morning services. Keith Thompson’s message for the day will be “Communion: A Closer Look.” Special music for worship will...

 

The Journey Inward: What Wisdom Can Be Found In The 23rd Psalm?

The 23rd Psalm carries a profound message about the rhythm of life. Sometimes our cup overflows; other times we walk through the valley of the shadow of death when we feel like our very self is on the line. There are many people who know both sides...

 

Tigers Travel To Madison Seeking First Win Of The Season - Rosman, NC

So far this season, the only thing left for the Rosman Tiger football team to do is pick up a victory. The offense exploded in week one against East Henderson and the defense buckled down after a rough start to shut out Brevard in the second half...

 

DAR Members Involved In Planning For Constitution Week

At the Brevard City Council meeting on Aug. 22, Mayor Jimmy Harris presented to Portia Odell, Chairwoman of DAR's Constitution Week Committee, the proclamation which states that the city of Brevard...

 

Lady Blue Devils Put Up Tough Fight In Loss To Lions - Brevard, NC

They didn't get the result, but the Brevard Lady Blue Devil volleyball team looked markedly improved from the beginning of the season in a 3-0 loss to undefeated Asheville Christian Academy on Tuesday...

 

Barbara Sue Bridges

Barbara Sue Bridges, 63, passed away Aug. 29, 2017. A native of Brevard, she had lived for many years in her family home of four generations on Probart Street. She was a loving mother and proud...

 

Ruth Anita Crowe

Ruth Anita Crowe, 71, of Brevard, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at her home. Born Sept. 16, 1945, in New York, she was a daughter of the late Patrick Henry and Ruth Schults Quinlan. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in...

 

Victoria "Vicki" McGee Farmer

Victoria "Vicki" McGee Farmer, 70, of Hickory, passed away at her residence, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Born in Catawba County June 10, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Milton McGee and Gertie...

 

Virginia "Jinny" Robertson Heckert

Virginia "Jinny" Robertson Heckert, wife of the late Robert "Bob" Heckert, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, N.C. She was born in 1928...

 

James Edward Holpp

James Edward Holpp, 84, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. He was the son of the late Lester and Alice Wilford Holpp. His wife, Dorothy Holpp, and brothers, Bill and Carl Holpp, preceded him in death. Survivors include his sons, James...

 

Patricia Evans McKendree

Patricia Evans McKendree, beloved wife and mother, and dear friend, went to be with her heavenly Father Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Born in Washington, D.C., she was he daughter of the late Robert Francis and Velma Irene Winters Evans. In addition to...

 

Ray Calvin Martin

Ray Calvin Martin, 84, of Lake Toxaway passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. He was the son of the late Parker and Lillie Mae Hill Martin. He was preceded in death by his son, Roger Martin; brother,...

 

Legal Notices For August 31, 2017

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY 17SP38 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY STEVEN NEAL EVERSON AND KIMBERLY KAY EVERSON DATED DECEMBER 30, 2011 AND RECORDED IN... Full story

 

Ranger To Discuss Protecting Homes From Wildfire Sept. 7

Transylvania County Ranger Frank (Buster) Rogers will speak on "Protecting Your Home from Wildfires" at the Discover Natural Transylvania program in the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room on...

 

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