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Stroupe Murder Trial Set For Next Summer-Brevard NC

The first-degree murder trial for Phillip Michael Stroupe II is scheduled to begin on July 23, 2018, at the Henderson County Courthouse, according to District Attorney Greg Newman. Superior Court Judg...

 

Frick-Ruppert To Discuss: The Spectacular Southern Appalachian Bio-Diversity - Brevard, NC

Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are in for a real treat. Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert will be giving a presentation on the biodiversity of our own backyard at the next AAUW meeting on Tuesday,...

 

Innovative ArtLab Opens Its Doors In Downtown Brevard - Brevard, NC

ArtLab located at 156 S. Broad St., officially opened on Oct. 27 with a ribbon-cutting, reception, and Halloween celebration. Members of the Chamber of Commerce, family, friends and strategic...

 

Novelist Wiley Cash To Speak At Highland Books - Brevard, NC

North Carolina native and New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash will be at Highland Books Saturday, Nov. 18, at 11a.m. to talk about his much anticipated third novel “The Last Ballad,” which is once again set in our home state, North Carol...

 

Ecusta Brewery To Honor Veterans With New Beer

Ecusta Brewery will be honoring veterans this weekend with proceeds from the release of Red, Rye’d and Brew, a red rye ale brewed to recognize veterans. The brewery has teamed up with the Blue Ridge Honor Flight to help send veterans to...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Homework Club Students Plan Thanksgiving Meal

Blankets For Farmworkers One of our parents has heard about a need in Henderson County that she encourages us to address. Farmworkers in Henderson County are in need of blankets for the winter months. If you have some blankets that you are able to...

 

Affordable Health Screenings Coming To Brevard Nov. 17

Residents living in and around Brevard can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Brevard Wesleyan Church will host this...

 

News Of Organizations

Ikenobo Ikebana The Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Hendersonville, located at 1735 Fifth Avenue West in Hendersonville. Diane Harker...

 

Four Students Selected For State Honors Chorus

Transylvania County Schools has announced that four fifth-graders have been selected for the 2017 North Carolina State Elementary Honors Chorus this weekend in Winston-Salem. Hannah LaFever from...

 

BHS Students Selected For State Honors Choir - Brevard, NC

For the third consecutive year, Brevard High School is sending student musicians to North Carolina's top high school choir, the N.C. Music Educators Association Honors Chorus. Three students from the...

 

BMS, BA, RES And TCH Release Honor Rolls

Brevard Middle School The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2017-18 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Julian Arbogast, Julia Bohn, Alora Brooks, Josiah Casey, Kinslee Clark, Charlotte...

 

Everyday Education: Outdoors Provides Multiple Benefits For Children

Transylvania County is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. One of the most precious resources we have in western North Carolina is our beautiful and easily accessible natural environment. Many adults enjoy the variety of outdoor activities...

 

First Round Rematch As Blue Devils Take On Bearcats - Brevard, NC

When the Brevard Blue Devils step onto Dietz Field this Friday night they’ll be hoping for a much different result in a game of much larger magnitude than their previous meeting with the Hendersonville Bearcats. Two weeks ago, the Bearcats jumped...

 

Rosman Goes To Robbinsville For First Round SMC Clash - Rosman, NC

It was a pretty wild 14-hour period for the Rosman Tigers last week. Friday night, they rallied back from a 12-point deficit in the second half only to miss what likely would have been a game-winning extra point before falling to Hayesville 32-26 in...

 

McEntire Wins Shut-In Race

Last Saturday, Brevard native Jesse McEntire took first place in the Shut-In Trail Ridge Race at the N.C. Arboretum. The 18-mile race began at Bent Creek and finished at Mt. Pisgah. Local athlete...

 

Schenck To Host Community Relations Dinner November 13

The Community Relations Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having their monthly Community Relations Council Dinner on Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in the Dining Hall at Schenck Job Corps. This is an excellent opportunity to meet some of the students...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Nov. 12, Keith Thompson’s message will be “The Second Coming: Faith or Fear?” Special music for worship will be provided by the Chancel Choir. Sunday school classes are between services...

 

Healing Community Action Circles Meets Nov. 9 At BC

Healing Community Action Circles, or HCAC, is a follow-up to the “Healing the Heart of Democracy” series launched spring of 2017 by The Center for Spiritual Wisdom (www. center4spiritualwisdom.org/) and Brevard College. The second of six...

 

Drop-Off Sites Announced For Operation Christmas Child - Brevard, NC

Brevard Wesleyan Church and Oak Gove Baptist Church in Lake Toxaway will serve as a drop-off locations for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) starting Nov. 13. They will join nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting shoeboxes filled with toys, school...

 

Brevard/Transylvania Chamber Unveils New Logo And Website - Brevard, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of its newly redesigned website and new logo. “It’s important to stay current, particularly when you are representing more than 500 businesses and organizations,” said Dean S...

 

Legal Notices for November 9, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA FILE NO. 17-CVS-58 In the Superior Court NOTICE OF PUBLICATION OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION: LINDA DELOACH BROOKS, Plaintiff v. BRENT ALLEN MORETZ, Defendant. TO: BRENT ALLEN MORETZ Take notice that a... Full story

 

Kids In Camp Provides Access To More Students

The summer of 2017 was an enormous success and lots of fun for the 35 Transylvania County children who attended one-three weeks at overnight camps in western North Carolina. Fifteen camps partner...

 

Marjorie McCall Broome

Marjorie McCall Broome, 84, of Brevard passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Colie and Thelma Galloway McCall. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon Broome; brother, A.M. McCall; and sisters, Freita Green,...

 

Ida Lucille Holmes

Ida Lucille Holmes, 83, of Pisgah Forest, departed this life Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Morrison and Mable Hunter Avery, of Pisgah...

 

Odena Miller

Odena Miller, 80, of Lake Toxaway, went home to be with the Lord, Nov. 7, 2017. She was a native of Transylvania County and was the daughter of the late Paul J. Owen and Ollie Shook Owen. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold Miller,...

 

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