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View 'Hometown Teams' Exhibit

For the past 150 years, sports have played an increasingly important role in our lives. Even those who have not actively participated or enjoyed viewing sporting events have been affected by their economic and social impact. Even some of the...

 

Good News

There is a fair amount of bad news these days: problems in the Middle East ranging from ISIS and the refugee crisis to floods and wildfires ravaging states in the West. But there is also good news. One piece of good news nationally is the decrease...

 

No Need For Name-Calling

Name-calling is only effective with people who think alike. Forget logic. Forget a cogent argument. Just call the president an “immature adolescent,” and you have accomplished your point with uniformed, simple-minded, one issue people. That issue...

 

Europe's Refuge Crisis

Hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East, Africa and South-Asia travel across the Mediterranean Sea and war-torn countries towards Europe for a better life or die trying. But why is Europe hesitating to welcome refugees with open arms...

 

Legal Notices For September 17, 2015

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust executed by Marlene Kimball (PRESENT RECORD OWNER: Marlene Kimball), to Melchior B. Ellis, Trustee, dated November 3, 2010 and recorded in Book... Full story

 

Appeals Court Orders Retrial In Murder Case -Brevard NC

A state judge has ruled a drug-addicted, mentally ill Brevard woman must get another trial because prosecutors went too far in warning jurors the woman could be out of a mental hospital within weeks....

 

Court's Pros, Cons Heard – Brevard NC

If Transylvania County commissioners decide to build a new courthouse, making sure the current courthouse building remains a vibrant part of downtown is critical. That sentiment was repeatedly heard Monday during the commissioners’ regular meeting....

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 17, 2015

Public Knows Less About Farming - Brevard NC

One of the greatest changes in America in the past 150 years has been the transition from an agricultural to industrial society. While advances in technology and science have increased farmers’ yields, most Americans know little about farming....

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 17, 2015

Another Craft Brewer On Tap - Brevard NC

Transylvania County's steady supply of clean water continues to be a draw for craft beer brewers, as a new taproom and brewery is tentatively set to open by the new year. Josh Chambers, a former...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 17, 2015

New Theatre Owner Promises First Run Films - Brevard NC

The Co-ed Cinema in downtown Brevard has recently changed ownership to the hands of Abby Steel, a 19-year-old California native. Steel has worked at the theatre for about two years and has been the...

 

Deborah Hendon

Deborah Hendon, 31, of Brevard, passed away the morning of Sept. 12, 2015 in her home. Written across the front of her home porch you will find: "Dream Big, Love Often, Laugh Much." This pretty well...

 

Tamera "Tammy" Garner

Tamera “Tammy” Garner, of Hendersonville, peacefully went to be with her Maker Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, with her husband, mother and brother by her side. She was born March 10, 1976, in Mason, Mich. She was an openhearted, opened faced sandwich...

 

PARI To Host SciGirls Program Sept. 29 – Brevard NC

Area girls ages 9-14 are invited to a SciGirls program on texting and reaction times Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Transylvania County Extension Office, 98 E. Morgan St., in Brevard. SciGirls is co-hosted by the Pisgah Astronomical...

 

ADHD Program With Pediatrician And Psychologist – Brevard NC

Attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition that affects millions of children and often persists into adulthood. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

 

Self-Help Credit Union Opens Brevard Branch – Brevard NC

Self-Help Credit Union on Sept. 10 hosted an open house to celebrate its new Brevard branch. The new location at Forest Gate Shopping Center significantly improves branch access for area Self-Help...

 

La Petite Spa And Wellness Will Move To Straus Park – Brevard NC

A new era is dawning for Pam Bingham and Margie Rackley of La Petite Spa and Wellness. After 10 years in the same location, they are joining offices with Dr. Timothy Highley at Dermatology Medical Associates, at 6 Park Place West in Straus Park on...

 

Author/Business Consultant Stegall Publishes Third Book, 'Ponder This' – Brevard NC

Award-winning author and business coach/consultant Angie Mattson Stegall has announced the release of her third book, “Ponder This: How Everyday Experiences Deliver Unexpected Insights in Business and Life.” “Ponder This” is full of the...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard FUMC “Back to School Christianity” is the theme of a sermon series for the month of September being offered at Brevard FUMC, and the focus is on the Letter of James. James is one of those books of the Bible that is kind of a “how to”...

 

BC Professor Tina Bell To Discuss Biodiversity Sept. 21 – Brevard NC

On Sept. 21, Brevard College Biology Professor Tina Bell will discuss biodiversity as it pertains to the creation of new species in a talk sponsored by the University of North Carolina-Asheville Chapter of Sigma Xi. The presentation, “A Closer...

 

PARI Honors Supporters At Friends Of PARI Meeting – Rosman NC

PARI supporters and student scholars were honored with a special night of entertainment and hands-on science at the Friends of PARI Annual Meeting. The evening included the tours of the newly...

 

BLT Announces 'Funny Little Thing Called Love' – Brevard NC

Brevard Little Theater has announced the opening of its upcoming production, "Funny Little Thing Called Love." The show is the latest offering by Jones Hope Wooten, remembered for their delightful...

 
 By Kayla Leed    Arts    September 17, 2015

BC Professor Tiner Has Short Story Published – Brevard NC

A short story by Brevard College English Professor Jubal Tiner about a new dad's endeavors with his crying newborn daughter and a magical bear was recently published in the spring 2015 issue of Cold Mountain Review. Tiner says he was inspired by his...

 

Farmers' Market Presents Ballet And Dulcimers – Brevard NC

Music and dance will both be a part of this Saturday morning's Transylvania Farmers' Market as the Brevard Ballet School and David Rowe both perform on Sept. 19. Brevard Ballet will present "Ballet:...

 

Jazz Pianist Champian Fulton To Perform – Brevard NC

Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., New York City- based pianist and vocalist Champian Fulton and her quartet will perform at Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County. A mainstay on the...

 

The Perfect Gentlemen, Woody Pines To Take Stage In Brevard – Brevard NC

Caleb Warren and the Perfect Gentlemen will perform Thursday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard. They bridge the gap between the music of the old-timey speakeasies and juke joints...

 

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