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Is The Debate Format Passé?

This Wednesday night will be the last presidential debate of 2016. While the debates have drawn millions of viewers and generated follow up headlines and news stories, it’s highly questionable as to how beneficial they are in helping Americans...

 

Upscale Appalachia Presents 'A Hillbilly Hankering' At BC

Upscale Appalachia will present “A Hillbilly Hankering” on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The program will provide the hillbilly imagery — from the development of the stereotype with New York Magazine in 1901 to the “Beverly Hillbillies,” “Dukes of...

 

State Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments In Dalton Case-Brevard NC

Last Tuesday, the North Carolina Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the 2014 Transylvania County homicide trial of State v. Amber Dalton, according to the office of District Attorney Greg Newman....

 

Two Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Case-Pisgah Forest, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects wanted for armed robbery and second-degree kidnapping. Arrest warrants have been issued for Erin Lashea Hogsed, 21, and Jonathan...

 

New At The Library: Learn How To Train Dogs In Just A Few Minutes A Day

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Donoghue, Emma. “The Wonder.” They call her the “miracle girl.” She has lived for months without eating and the curious masses are gathering to see the 11-year-old...

 

Foreign Student Reunites With Teacher, Classmates

On Jan. 9, 1971 exchange student, Maria Isabel Garrido, arrived in Brevard from Santiago, Chile to spend three months attending Brevard High School. The Turner family on Gallimore Road was her host...

 

Mission Health Announces New TRH President

A chief nursing officer who has focused on patients her entire career has been tapped to lead Transylvania Regional Hospital, Mission Health announced today. Michele Pilon has accepted the position...

 

DAR Rededicates Its 'Forgotten Forest'

The rededication of the Daughters of the American Revolution's (DAR) Jubilee Memorial Forest at Devil's Courthouse on the Blue Ridge Parkway on Friday completed a long journey of rediscovering a fores...

 

Pisgah Thunder Will Make A Move, Or Two, To Aid Club

Anyone looking to learn a few new dance moves and show off their best Ken Bone costume, come out and support the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club at the DFR Room, home of the Ecusta Brewing downtown...

 

County Discusses New Fees For Sports Fields

New fees that would impact groups using the county’s sports fields that were scheduled to begin Jan. 1 are likely to be suspended until the Board of Commissioners can assess whether it supports them or wants to modify them. Last week,...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 17, 2016

BHS Principal Stepping Down

Brevard High School principal Jennifer Anderson has resigned her position to accept a position at Clemson University. Anderson's last day at Brevard High will be this Thursday. Jeremy Gibbs, who had...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 17, 2016

Penrose Gas Station Robbed

The Triangle Stop on Old Hendersonville Highway was robbed at gunpoint about 8:45 p.m., Sunday. According to Deputy Chief Eddie Gunter, with the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, two black males, dressed in black with bandanas covering their...

 

Man Accused Of Trying To Solicit Sex With Teen Online

James McFadden, 49, of Arden, was arrested and charged Tuesday with attempting to meet a 14-year-old female for sex. McFadden was charged with felony solicitation of a child by computer to commit an unlawful sex act. He was issued a $50,000 bond. On...

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition Initiates 'Plant The Promise' Program

It has been a busy autumn for the C.A.R.E. Coalition, which has been creating momentum for a healthy, vibrant, drug-free Transylvania County with a focus on local youth. C.A.R.E. hosted a community training about the benefits of youth mentoring on...

 

BHS Class Of '56 Reunion

The Brevard High School Class of 1956 recently celebrated their 60rd class reunion with a social at Dugan's Pub and dinner at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Pictured, first row, left to right: Shirley...

 

Blue Devil Defense Puts On Clinic, Shuts Out West 42-0

The Brevard Blue Devils used five turnovers, a blocked punt and a four-touchdown effort from Tanner Ellenberger to storm past the West Henderson Falcons, 42-0, Friday night. The win was significant in...

 

Lady Blue Devils Qualify For Regionals

A trio of Lady Blue Devils qualified for the 2A West tennis regional competition after strong performances at last week’s WNC Athletic Conference championships. Aly Hennebery qualified after taking the WNCAC 2A singles title for the second year in...

 

Rec Department Announces Senior Games BBQ Benefit

The Transylvania County recreation department will host its annual barbecue lunch fundraiser Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. The event takes place at the recreation department located at 1078 Ecusta Road. For $7, members of the public...

 
 By Scotty Ruff    Sports    October 17, 2016

Big Plays Early Help Braves Race Past Tigers 45-3

The Rosman Tigers just can't get a break on the injury front this season and Friday night's match up with Cherokee saw the Tigers go down another man. The Tigers were without eight starters and...

 

BMS Cross Country Teams Take Top Spot In Home Meet

It was a red letter day for the Brevard Middle School cross country teams last Tuesday as both the boys' and the girls' teams took home first place as they hosted a meet featuring seven area schools...

 

LaKeeta "Keeta" Moniqiui´ Bomar

LaKeeta “Keeta” Moni-qiui´ Bomar, 43, went home to be with our Lord Oct. 11, 2016, at her family home. A native of Brevard, she had moved to Dayton, Ohio and was a member of Mars Hill Church of God In Christ. She loved the Lord, her children...

 

Helen Holden Barton

Helen Holden Barton, 89, of Hendersonville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Eliza Wilson Holden and was the wife of the late Ralph Barton. She was a member of Little...

 

Barbara Jean Fenton

Barbara Jean Fenton, 79, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. A native of Akron, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Mary Elliott Minden. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard...

 

Rose Young Hooper

Rose Young Hooper, 97, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. She was the daughter of the late William and Georgia Burrel Young. She was preceded in death by her husband, Neal Hooper; brothers, Herb, Richard, Charles, Theodore and Jesse...

 

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