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BC Music Department To Present Guest Tammy Yonce - Brevard, NC

The Brevard College Music Department will present a guest recital by flutist Tammy Yonce on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m. in the Porter Center for Performing Arts. Dr. Yonce will perform an eclectic...

 

Brevard Philharmonic Debuts New Box Office Home With Open House - Brevard, NC

If you prefer to pick up your tickets in person for the upcoming 41st season of the Brevard Philharmonic, from now on you will be heading to a new address. The orchestra has moved its office, which is now conveniently located directly across from...

 

Short Film Seeks Locals For Cast - Brevard, NC

A short film called “Enter the Zoot Suit Riot,” is holding a final audition for local talent. An upcoming short film musical about the infamous 1943 Los Angeles riots is being shot in Brevard this weekend. We are currently looking for extras to...

 

Brevard Ballet To Peform At The Haen Gallery - Brevard, NC

The Haen Gallery will host Brevard Ballet School on Friday, Sept. 22. Free performances will be in the courtyard every half hour from 5 to 7 p.m. during Brevard's Fourth Friday Gallery Walk, which...

 

News of Organizations

Transylvania Democratic Women The three Democratic candidates for Brevard City Council, Maureen Copelof, Jessica Gallagher and Mac Morrow, will meet with the Transylvania County Democratic Women’s Club on Monday, Sept. 25, to discuss the important...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Hispanic Heritage Month Began On Sept. 15

Hispanic Heritage Month Hispanic Heritage Month is the time of the year when the contributions of Hispanic-Americans to the United States are recognized and the culture and Hispanic heritage are celebrated. This recognition began in 1968 as the...

 

Brevard Faces New Challenge In Athletic Trojan Team

One week after closing out a last-minute win over the scrappy Owen Warhorses, the Brevard Blue Devils take to the road to face a new opponent with a similar resumé. This week’s opponent is the Chase Trojans, and much like Owen, their 1-3 record...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Sept. 24, Glen Rainsley will bring the message, “A Journey of Faith or Just a Treadmill: How Can I Keep From Giving?” The Generosity Ministry is leading us into the commitment season which provides...

 

Stephen Wins First Tournament Of Tornados Career At Anderson - Brevard, NC

Brevard senior golfer Craig Stephen captured the first tournament title of his collegiate career on Tuesday by firing a 146 (+2) at the Anderson Invitational in Anderson, S.C. Stephen, who entered the second round in sixth place and three shots off...

 

Tigers Enter Conference Play On The Road At Andrews

After a huge victory over Trinity Academy last Friday, the Rosman Tigers will look to keep that momentum going as they travel across the mountains to open Smoky Mountain Conference play against the Andrews Wildcats. Much like the Knights, the...

 

Lady Tigers Lock Up Impressive Victory Over Robbinsville

It was a game of momentum swings Tuesday night, but the Rosman Lady Tigers withstood a third-set rally from Robbinsville to claim a 3-0 victory. The Black Knights took an early 3-0 lead in the first...

 

Mary Hannah Elswick

Mary Hannah Elswick, 36, passed from her earthly life to peace, healing and wholeness, Sept. 8, 2017, at her home in Asheville. She never knew a stranger, was extremely generous, and had a great love...

 

Joseph Clifton McCall

Joseph Clifton McCall, 84, of Balsam Grove, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, S.C. A native of Transylvania county, he was the son of the late William Jason and Rosetta Owen McCall. In addition to his...

 

Rudy Joseph Pavlina

Rudy Joseph Pavlina, 84, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Born Sept. 22, 1932, in Sarver, Pa., he was the son of the late John and Rose Gregus Pavlina. He was preceded in death by his...

 

Foster Hubbard Raines

Foster Hubbard Raines, 80, of Brevard, went home to be with his Lord Sept. 16, 2017. He is reunited in Heaven with his wife, Lois and his son, Sam. He was born March 12, 1937, to the late Gertrude Eubanks Raines and James Kirby Raines. He loved to fi...

 

Winnie May Revell Ouellette

Winnie May Revell Ouellette, 88, of Penrose, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Nathaniel and Nellie Brown Revell. Survivors include her son, Ronald Purschwitz, of San Jose, Calif.; daughter, Sharon L. Davis, of...

 

Frances H. Rice

Frances H. Rice, 98, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 16, 2017, to join her beloved husband, Dr. Robert A. Rice. She also joins her parents, William Francis and Mary Pratt Hibberd, as well as her brother, Leslie Hibberd, formerly of Rockland, Mass. She...

 

Lynch Whitmire Jr.

Lynch Whitmire Jr., 76, passed away Sept. 11, 2017. He was born on April 4, 1941 to Mamie Boley Whit-mire and Lynch Whitmire Sr. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by siblings,...

 

Shoe Box Recipient To Visit Transylvania County

Each year since 1993 county residents have been part of an international Christmas project called Operation Christmas Child, which has delivered gift-filled shoeboxes to more than 146 million children in 160 countries. One such shoebox gift reached D...

 

Ema Miriam Stone

Ema Miriam Stone, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 28, 2017, at the English Chapel, English Chapel Bridge Dr., in Pisgah Forest National Park, just past the Visitor’s...

 

Legal Notices for September 21, 2017

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE: 17 E 190 NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF EILEEN FORTENER, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified as Executor of the... Full story

 

Jessica Irene Wilson

Jessica Irene Wilson, 84, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. A native of Sunbury, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Sarah Jane Emerick Oyster. She was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Mission. She will be truly...

 

Harming Small Schools

Sometimes seemingly small decisions can have major impacts. One such decision made by the North Carolina General Assembly this summer involves the way principal salaries are determined. North Carolina recently held the dubious distinction of ranking...

 

The Real Curse

Donald Trump wants his followers to believe that Bernie Sanders’ proposed universal health care plan is a “curse on the U.S. and its people.” Fine for Trump and Republicans like Mark Meadows and his so-called “Freedom Caucus” to be against...

 

Comparing Auschwitz And Statues

I recently saw a statement that puts all the monument and statue destruction into a thought-provoking corner. The statement pointed out that Auschwitz in Germany, where over 1 million Jews were killed, still stands as a reminder to not allow somethin...

 

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