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This Week's Outdoor Destination: Bubbling Springs Branch

This week's outdoor destination hike is Bubbling Springs Branch, a tributary of the Pigeon River. Bubbling Springs Branch can be viewed from the road (N.C. 215), or from a short hike to the bottom of...

 

Picturing The Past: 'Taking A Look At 'Yesterday's Places Today' - Brevard, NC

Over the course of the next five weeks Picturing the Past will feature the five photographs used in the "Yesterday's Places Today" photography contest sponsored by the Local History Room at the Transy...

 

Legal Notices for October 9, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing City of Brevard Proposed Amendments to Brevard Music Center Planned Development District Ordinance Number 11-09 The Brevard City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 16, 2017. The hearing will begin at 7:00... Full story

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 9, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage report is brought to you by Steve Owen and Associates and The Hampton Inn. The recent warm weather has slowed down color development in the area's trees, according to Howard...

 

One And 547

One and 547. Those are the numbers. One man shot 547 people in Las Vegas, killing 58 of them. There is no reasonable explanation – none– as to why we have an environment in which one person can kill and injure so many people. There is no reason...

 

Kicking Sand

When doctors, lawyers and accountants determined what and when to inform customers about “negotiations” between BCBS and Mission, they sure cured my irregularity problems! All along in this sorry spectacle the two parties jockeyed for pity...

 

Do You Remember?

How many of you can remember a campaign to build a new Community Hospital in Transylvania County? Can you remember hundreds of people at Ecusta and DuPont and other companies donating part of their weekly income for a year or more to ensure this...

 

Copelof For Brevard City Council

It’s that time again! Another election is coming up soon, and this one is special because we get to vote for our own Brevard community members to represent us on the city council and for mayor. Our city council has broad responsibilities that...

 

Consider Copelof

Building a strong community through communication with its residents is Maureen Copelof’s reason for running for Brevard City Council. Maureen is a highly qualified and experienced candidate. She knows Brevard well and understands the issues of...

 

Regarding The National Anthem

As I approach my 93rd birthday and consider the recent displays of disrespect for the flag I consider near sacred, I am compelled to express my thoughts. Having lost my mother and father at an early age, and while WWII was raging, I entered the Navy...

 

Taking A Knee

Whether individuals or groups decide to take a knee, a stand, a vocal position, or even a seat where they are not welcome are all important and inherent parts of American History. Protest is a right and frequently a positive game changer in our...

 

Rosman Heritage Day Celebrated Saturday - Rosman, NC

Rosman Heritage Day was held Saturday and featured music, food, games, historic displays and other activities....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 9, 2017

High Winds Knockout Power

High winds from tropical storm Nate moved into Transylvania County Sunday, causing power outages as a result of trees taking out power lines. “At the height of the outage, we started getting calls in yesterday afternoon from primarily outages from...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    October 9, 2017

Courthouse Back On County's Agenda

After more than a year out of the public spotlight, the county courthouse and its future will again be discussed by the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. A review of options for the courthouse and financing scenarios will be presented...

 

Homecoming - Brevard, NC

Friday night under the lights at Brevard High School included the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and her court. Nina Kelley was named Brevard High School's 2017 Homecoming Queen Friday...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 9, 2017

Local Rock Climbers Have A Narrow Escape

It was a close call for Caleb Spradlin and his friend Barrett Pauer on Sept. 27. The pair were climbing the "Shortest Straw," a 15-pitch climb on El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park...

 

Stroupe's Father Denied Bond Reduction -Brevard NC

A short hearing occurred today in the Henderson County Superior Court on Phillip Stroupe’s motion to have his bond reduced from the current amount of $500,000. He is charged with accessory after the fact to first degree murder, a class C felony,...

 

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