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Forestry Traces Beginning To Pisgah

The Pisgah National Forest covers over half a million acres from Transyl-vania County to Watauga County in the southern Appalachian Mountains. This vast area was home to Native Americans and many...

 

Holiday Market Planned – Brevard NC

A fun filled afternoon featuring over 30 plus participating vendors, a scavenger hunt, open houses, Mountain Santa Workshop, many kid friendly activities, giveaways, art, crafts and pet adoptions all will take place at Market Street in Straus Park,...

 

Ten Thousand Villages Comes To Brevard – Brevard NC

St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Brevard will host a Ten Thousand Villages sale of fair trade crafts Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 17. The public is invited to shop and help Third World artisans...

 

RHS Class Of '63 To Meet – Rosman NC

Members of the Rosman High School Class of 1963 will hold their regular monthly breakfast meeting Thursday, Nov. 14, at 9 a.m. at the Country Skillet in Rosman....

 

BC Voice Students Take First Place At Statewide Auditions – Brevard NC

Two Brevard College voice students recently took top honors at the Music Theater Auditions held by the North Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) in Greensboro. S...

 

Brevard Philharmonic To Present 'Home for the Holidays' Concert – Brevard NC

Brevard Philharmonic will brighten the holiday season with a special offering of traditional favorites at the Porter Center on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Artistic director and conductor, Dr. Donald Portnoy, has chosen selections for the orchestr...

 

Siulinski Photo Exhibit To Open At Chamber – Brevard NC

Brevard photographer Bruce Siulinski will display several photographic images through December at the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce/ Visitor's Center. The images selected reflect...

 

Global Economy Leaves Many Americans Behind

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Anthony, Piers. “Esrever Doom.” Kody is the only person in Xanth who has not been affected by a dreadful spell that reverses how people see each other. What was...

 

Cedric Burnside Project To Perform – Brevard NC

The Cedric Burnside Project will perform at 185 King St. Thursday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m. Burnside was born and raised in Holly Springs, Miss. At 13, he began touring around the world playing drums with his grandfather, North Mississippi blues legend...

 

Melvin R. Barton

Melvin R. Barton, 83, of Brevard, passed away Nov. 8, 2013, at Charles George VA Hospice Center. He was a son of the late J. Hayden Barton and Pearlie Jones Barton Rinc, and was preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Barton. A general contractor in... Full story

 

Gladys Gantt Neal

Gladys Gantt Neal, 80, of Rock Hill, S.C., died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill. A memorial service was held Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Greene Funeral... Full story

 

Kathleen McGaha Thompson

Kathleen McGaha Thompson, 75, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, after a lengthy terminal illness. She was born in Transylvania County. Her parents, Wade and Winnie Patterson McGaha, and a son, Wendell Lee Thompson, preceded her in... Full story

 

Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson, 56, of Rosman, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. A native of Henderson County, he was the son of Homer Edgar Thompson and Marie Williams Thompson, of Hendersonville. His brother,... Full story

 

Gaia Herbs' Energy Shot Wins Category's Top Honor – Brevard NC

Gaia Herbs, an herbal supplement leader for more than 25 years, received one of Better Nutrition Magazine's "Best of Supplements Awards" for its Herbal Energy Plus Stress Response® shot, which...

 

Possumdog Productions Accepted Into Business Incubator Program 'Accelerating Appalachia' – Brevard NC

Local business Possumdog Productions, a division of the Simonelli Group, LLC., has been accepted to Accelerating Appalachia, a business incubator, focused on triple bottom line enterprises. An...

 

Allen, Brown Achieve Production Awards – Brevard NC

The following real estate professionals were recently honored by EXIT Realty Corp. International. • Isaac Allen, an agent with EXIT Mountain Realty in Brevard, received the Bronze Award, which is given in recognition of achieving 25 plus closed...

 

Pisgah Black Bears Maul The Blue Devils 59-0 – Brevard NC

In sports logic, if team A (Brevard) can beat team B (Smoky Mountain) and team B beat team C (Pisgah), then it follows that team A can beat team C. Pisgah proved the fallacy of that argument Friday...

 

Tornados Prevail On Senior Day 52-33 – Brevard NC

Brevard College fullback Jordan Ollis tied a school record with five touchdowns in the Tornados 52-33 Senior Day victory over the Tusculum College Pioneers at Brevard Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Ollis rushed for four touchdowns and...

 

Lady Tornados Split In Weekend Volleyball Action – Brevard NC

Brevard College senior Erin Rollins tied her career-high of 15 kills en route to a 3-0 Tornados defeat of the Coker Cobras on Friday night in Boshamer Gymnasium. BC clinched the Senior Night victory by scores of 25-11, 25-18, and 25-18. Rollins...

 

Chad Newton Wins Cross Country National

The 2013 USA Track & Field Masters 5K Cross Country Championship was held Oct. 20 in Flemington, N.J. A record number of 450 athletes from all over the country toed the line to compete for national titles in five year age divisions. It was a perf...

 

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