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Local Citizens Support Pipeline Demonstrators-Brevard NC

A group of local concerned citizens Friday morning gathered in front of the county courthouse in support of the protest by Native Americans in North Dakota of a proposed pipeline. Wayne Clark helped...

 

Patti Shankle Caldwell

Patti Shankle Caldwell, 69, a native of Durham, N.C., and a resident of Pisgah Forest since 2003, died Nov. 26, 2016, of complications related to lung cancer. She was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church until her recent illness....

 

Legal Notices for December 1, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 16 E 392 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Adele L. Anderson of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this... Full story

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 1, 2016 

Harris Welcomes New Lease On Life – Brevard NC

Former Brevard Police Department patrol sergeant Harry Gilbert Harris was working his beat one night in 2010 when he faced a new and difficult culprit he had never encountered: an inability to catch...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    December 1, 2016 

County Backs Effort To Improve Brevard Park – Brevard NC

The county will seek a $240,000 grant to make significant improvements to the South Broad Park in Brevard. On Monday during their regular meeting, Transylvania commissioners approved applying for the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 1, 2016 

Wilson Road Plan Chosen – Brevard NC

The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) has chosen an option for the Wilson Road widening project, which, if funded by the state, would not begin construction until at least 2020. Out of three...

 

Jobless Rate Remains Steady In Transylvania – Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in October was 4.5 percent, the same as the previous month’s, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 

TDA Launches New Grant Program – Brevard NC

Special events such as the White Squirrel Festival and Halloweenfest have made Brevard a must-visit destination during popular times of year, according to the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA). TDA is hoping that a new grant...

 

Parade Information – Brevard NC

•The Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, in downtown Brevard. Twilight Tour will follow at 4 p.m. Brevard College’s Lessons & Carols concert will then be held at 7:30 p.m. in the...

 

Pole Destroyed

A 67-year-old Candler woman hit the light pole in front of The Sunset Motel on South Broad Street in Brevard with her vehicle Tuesday morning. She was coming from the Rosman Highway turning left onto...

 

Mending Fences Honors All Veterans

I had to write this letter to express how disturbed I was upon reading County Commissioner Larry Chapman’s Veteran’s Day letter. My son and daughter, both Iraq War veterans, and their father, a Vietnam War vet, all voted for Hillary Clinton....

 

Concerned About Dignity For All

In response to the letter writer (Nov. 21) who was unhappy that UUTC (Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County) had hosted a post-election “Gathering for the Dispossessed and Brokenhearted,” no, the church did not hold a similar meeting whe...

 

Media Bias

Ari Fleischer was the White House press secretary from January 2001 to July 2003. Fleischer had an op-ed piece in the Wall St. Journal of Nov. 28, which discussed the culture and fairness of the “mainstream media.” The press wasn’t kind to...

 

Patricia K. Carrington

Patricia K. Carrington, 58, died Nov. 29, 2016, from a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Born Aug. 18, 1958, in Lynn, Mass. to Robert and Barbara Kinghorn, Pat lived her life with a passion...

 

Steven Edwin Hooper

Steven Edwin Hooper, 68, passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at the Rhea Medical Center in Dayton, Tenn. He was born Nov. 19, 1948 in Brevard to the late Walter and Louise Hooper. His early life was spent on the family farm in the Calvert community....

 

Norton G. "Bud" Pritchett Jr.

Norton G. "Bud" Pritchett Jr., of Brevard, died Nov. 18, 2016, at the age of 88. He was the elder son of Norton G. Pritchett and Mary Elizabeth Watts. Survivors include his loving wife of 66 years, Ca...

 

Oliver Cleveland Raines

Oliver Cleveland Raines, 82, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late James Kirby Raines and Gertrude Daisy Eubanks Raines. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Sanford...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County NC

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Dec. 4, is the second Sunday of Advent. We will celebrate the Lord’s Supper at both morning worship services. Keith Thompson’s message will be, “We Light our Candles and Hope.” Special music...

 

Brevard High School To Host Madrigal Dinners – Brevard NC

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Amid roving minstrels and cries of Wassail, Wassail," the public is invited to celebrate the Christmas season by attending the Brevard High School Madrigal Dinner Dec. 9 and 10 at 6:...

 

An Intimate Evening With Sierra Hull At 185 King St. – Brevard NC

Sierra Hull takes the stage at 185 King St. this Saturday at 8 p.m. Her new album, "Weighted Mind," was produced by 15-time Grammy winner Béla Fleck and features 11 compelling new compositions....

 

Chamber Of Commerce Names First Holiday Giveaway Winner – Brevard NC

Local Kennedy Harris won the first weekly drawing for the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2016 Holiday Promotion Giveaway. Kennedy entered the drawing at Troyer Insurance located at 3380...

 

More Than 2,600 Attended Halloween At Silvermont Event – Brevard NC

The second year for the “Lighted Pumpkin Patch & Revenge of the White Squirrels” event at Silvermont park was a huge success, thanks to the support of Transylvania County residents and other visitors. More than 2,600 people visited the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    December 1, 2016 

Brevard Drops Home Opener 54-46 – Brevard NC

With several starters sitting out as they recover from a long football season, the Brevard Blue Devils still found a way to lead in the third quarter against the Madison Patriots. But Madison took...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    December 1, 2016 

Pritchett Reflects On Brevard's Dream Season – Brevard NC

It took 10 years for the Brevard Blue Devils to return to prominence and when it happened, it was as unexpected as it was remarkable. Brevard went from a 2-9 squad in 2015 to finish 10-3 in 2016. Along the way they captured a share of the WNC...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    December 1, 2016 

Tough Shooting Night Dooms Brevard Against Madison – Brevard NC

Brevard Lady Blue Devils head coach Chad Owenby might want to make sure there isn't a secret lid on the basket after Tuesday night. Despite good ball movement and a number of scoring opportunities,...

 

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