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To Perform With Brevard Philharmonic: Soloist Lee Wins Coveted International Competition - Brevard, NC

She has been playing the cello all over the world since the age of 12, taking top prizes and critical raves in major competitions. The Washington Post calls her “prodigiously talented” and points to the emotion with which she plays by calling...

 

New At The Library: You Can Eat Healthy On A Tight Budget

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Alderman, Naomi. “The Power.” Everything about the world is as it has always been. People lounge by their pools, kids hide things from their parents, and politics are...

 

Highland Books To Accept Angel Tree Donations - Brevard, NC

The wintry chill is finally here and it seems impossible that it is already November. November at the bookstore means Christmas music and pretty, boxed cards, but most importantly it is Angel Tree time. This year the Angel Tree will be front and...

 

'The Nutcracker' Set In 1920s At Silvermont - Brevard, NC

When Brevard Ballet Director Angie Wells was looking for a way to make her dancers' production of "The Nutcracker" stand out, she took one look at Silvermont mansion and everything fell into place....

 

10,000 Villages Holiday Gift Market Set For B-DRPC Nov. 18-19

The 10,000 Villages International Arts and Crafts Holiday Gift Market will be held in Fellowship Hall at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 19 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Gift items...

 

News of Organizations

Democrats The Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Members and guests will enjoy dinner (on your own) and fellowship together at 6 p.m. In the spirit of the Thanksgiving...

 

Guest Column: Investing In The Future Of Transylvania County

There is an ongoing discussion about investing for the future of Transylvania County, its infrastructure, and its people. A critical part of this conversation concerns school funding, and any discussion of local school finance can easily become muddl...

 

VAYA Health Gives Workshop On Substance Abuse At Silvermont - Brevard, NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center (SOC) will offer a seminar on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. The topic, “Substance Abuse,” will be presented by Judith Earley of VAYA Health. This seminar is free and open to all members of the community. The...

 

Bears Race Past Blue Devils 33-18 In Rivalry Game

It looked like it could be another classic Brevard-Pisgah rivalry game Friday night in Canton, but 26 unanswered points from the Bears were more than enough as the Blue Devils fell 33-18 in their fina...

 
 By Scotty Ruff    Sports    November 6, 2017

Heartbreak For Tigers As Yellowjackets Win In OT

Friday night's game against Hayesville had it all for the community of Rosman. Pregame ceremonies included Senior Night in front of a packed Silverstein Memorial Stadium. Playoff implications were...

 

Lady Blue Devils Finish Fifth, Coye Cracks Top 20 At State

On a historically fast day at the North Carolina Cross Country State Championships, the Lady Devils followed their back-to-back state titles with a hard fought fifth place finish in a loaded 2A race....

 

Cougars' Offense Too Much For Tornados On Senior Day

Linebacker Jinsly Jhon, competing in a Tornado uniform for the final time, established the program's NCAA record for most single-game tackles (24) on Senior Day against Averett. However, it was the...

 

Davidson River Cemetery Acknowledges Veterans

This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the Davidson River Cemetery Committee thanks all veterans for their service to this country and for the freedoms Americans enjoy due to their sacrifices. In addition to thanking our living veterans, we express our...

 

Some Wild Facts About The Thanksgiving Bird

Maybe you're already dreaming about Thanksgiving: turkey, stuffing, all the pies. And maybe you thought you knew everything about turkeys. Think again. Wild turkeys are not hard to find – if you...

 

Local Riders Claim Spots On Swank 65 Podium

Wes Dickson (left) and Joe Driver (right) from the Sycamore Cycles team claimed second and third places on the podium Sunday during the 19th Annual Sycamore Cycles SWANK 65. First place went to...

 

Pigs TU Chapter: Trout Unlimited Receives Conservation Grant

Pisgah Trout Unlimited (Pisgah TU) has received a grant of $8,000 through the Trout Unlimited Embrace A Stream grant program for its Cantrell Creek Trail Project. Pisgah TU applied for the grant in cooperation with Asheville’s Land O’ Sky...

 

Legal Notices for November 6, 2017

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 17 SP 73 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Raymond Joseph Clarke, III to Allan B. Polunsky, Trustee(s), dated the 31st day of July, 2015, and recorded in Book 734, Page... Full story

 

Picturing The Past: West Main Was Always Prominent

The early photograph of Main Street in Brevard looking west toward Bracken Mountain shows wooden storefronts along a wide dirt street. The three men in the photograph are identified as Jim Paxton,...

 

Anthony Shawn Austin Sr.

Anthony Shawn Austin Sr., 52, of Mills River, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of Frenda McCall Austin of Mills River and the late Freddy Marion...

 

Edward Gardner Ceely

Edward Gardner Ceely, 85, of Brevard, died Oct. 20, 2017 after a short stay in Transylvania Regional Hospital. He was born in Nantucket, Mass. on Jan. 9, 1932, the son of the late Oscar Ceely Sr. and...

 

Robert "Bob" Keith Galloway

Robert "Bob" Keith Galloway, 66, passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of Howard C. Galloway, of Hendersonville, and the late Betty McCrary Galloway. In...

 

Gary Carrol Merrill

Gary Carrol Merrill, 65, of Fox Island, Wash., and formerly of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. He was the son of the late Louella McCrary Merrill, of Brevard. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Moore; his father, Carrol Merrill and...

 

Joseph (Joe) Masters

Joseph (Joe) Masters, 76, formerly from Rosman, passed away in Virginia on Sept. 11, 2017. He was the son of the late Tom and Annie Murphy Masters. His sisters, Pauline Owen, Opalee Chapman and Shelby Hobby, preceded him in death. He was also...

 

Volney Ulys Nicholson

Volney Ulys Nicholson, 98, of Rosman, passed away peacefully at home Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. He was born in the mountains of Jackson County Nov. 5, 1918, to the late James Norman Nicholson and Emma Wood Nicholson. His body was laid to rest in a nearby...

 

Ida Lucille Holmes

Ida Lucille Holmes, of Pisgah Forest, went to be with her Lord Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Transylvania Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Final arrangements has been entrusted to Donald I. Roseboro Funeral and Cremation Service, of...

 

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