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Pisgah Center Hosts Free Events Saturday

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is hosting or supporting seven family-friendly events on Sept. 24 to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. The events, all of which are free except for two, focus on activities that highlight the...

 

Lady Blue Devils Riding High After Banner Week

With the regular season nearing its midway point, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils are hitting their peak form and look ready to make a charge toward the playoffs. Last week, Brevard went 2-1, the lone...

 

Mistakes Prove Costly To Lady Tigers In SMC Battle

A combination of uncharacteristically sloppy play and mental errors were too much for the Rosman Lady Tigers to overcome last Thursday against Hayesville. The Yellowjackets (10-0) won 3-0 in a match...

 

Brevard Girls' Tennis Team Looking Sharp To Start Season

When first-year head coach Lindsay Altizer took over the Lady Blue Devil tennis team she knew there was talent on the roster. But even for a coach with high expectations, Brevard's play has been...

 

Dragonfly Gallery Offers Gifts, Custom Framing

It takes two different kinds of special traits to make a really great team. The first is quality, the second is ingenuity. When you combine clever ideas with innovative methods to create works that...

 

Ecusta Brewing Co. To Open Second Location

By Missy DuBrowa What is the Cherokee meaning for the word "Ecusta?" "Ecusta" is what the Cherokee Indians called the Davidson River waterway. Ecusta Brewing Com-pany is the "new kid in town" with two...

 

Ann Leardi Smart

Her work on earth completed, our Mom, Ann Leardi Smart, of Wilmore, Ky., departed this life for her true home Sept. 14, 2016, when God the father of Jesus Christ sent his son to bring her to Heaven....

 

Ruth Ann Elizabeth Ahlers Croak

Ruth Ann Elizabeth Ahlers Croak, 85, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. She was the daughter of the late William and Catherine Mullen Ahlers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Croak, and two sisters, Dorothy and...

 

Virginia Adeline "Addie" Wilkerson

Virginia Adeline “Addie” Wilkerson, 88, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 14, 2016. A native of Dry Fork, Va., she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Estelle Giles Dodd. A graduate of Averett College and Longwood College in business education...

 

Comporium Promotes Trimnal To Senior Vice President

Comporium announced changes within its organization that continue the consolidation and development of the media, content and marketing areas of the business and promoted Pamela Trimnal to senior...

 

O'Neale Crowned 'MasterChef'

You can finally call Brevard High School grad Shaun O'Neale a "MasterChef." O'Neale was crowned the winner during the two-part season finale last week, beating out the two other finalists, Brandi...

 

Gas Shortage Hits Area

Transylvania County residents were left scattering to find gas over the weekend and into this morning after a major gas pipeline in Alabama was shut down after inspectors found a leak, causing fuel...

 

County To Fix Landfill Issues

Commissioners approved budgeting roughly $90,000 to help fix problems at the county landfill after the state issued a list of violations. The funding was approved during the commissioners’ regular meeting last week. The state told the county,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 19, 2016

Elk Spotted

The first elk has been spotted in Transylvania County, according to David Whitmire, co-owner of Headwaters Outfitters. The elk was seen by a sportsman near the corner of Slick Fisher Road and N.C. 281 North. The last elk in North Carolina is...

 

Board Of Education Candidates Under The Spotlight

Editor's Note: The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce held a candidate forum Thursday in the library's Rogow Room. Candidates for the Board of Education, N.C. House and Senate took part. The...

 

HOB Seeking Input For Halloweenfest

Halloweenfest is coming soon, and Heart of Brevard (HOB) is in the middle of planning for the annual celebration on Oct. 29. There has been interest expressed by the community in making this particular event even more special. “This event draws...

 

Students Learn To Balance Work, School

In high school, it's common to see students who are working hard to get a good education but who also have a job at the end of the day or during the weekend. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about...

 

Flowers Raise Funds for Garden Vegetables

The volunteers at Rice Street Community Garden raise perennials to attract bees and other pollinators, but recently those same flowers did double duty by helping pay for the vegetables grown in the...

 

Pair Of Late Goals Give Cobras Sweep Over Tornados

The Brevard College Tornados Men's soccer (3-3, 0-2) team played the inaugural game on the newly renovated artificial turf soccer field Saturday against the Coker Cobras (3-1-1, 2-0), falling late in...

 

Tornado Cross Country Teams Compete In Adidas Invitational

Junior Hassan Kiprono (Iten, Kenya) and senior Brent Turner (West Monroe, La.) powered the Tornados to a fourth-place finish at the 33rd annual Winthrop/Adidas Invitational in Rock Hill, S.C. Saturday morning. Emmanuel took home the invitational titl...

 

Bowhunting In Transylvania

It is noted about the time Christ was born that the Native Americans adapted the bow and arrow as a primary weapon. This greatly extended their success from a hunt that took place within feet to one o...

 

Legal Announcements 9/19/2016

NOTICE OF THE RELOCATION OF THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE Notice is hereby given that the Transylvania County Board of Elections office will be relocated to the Transylvania County Election Center located at, 150 South Gaston Street, Suite A,...

 

Michael Rogers Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor-Brevard NC

Michael Rogers, a former school board member and the father of the man convicted of vandalizing Howard's Rock, an iconic monument at Clemson's Memorial Stadium in which football players rub before...

 

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