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 By Bethany Rundell    Arts    October 16, 2017 

'A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court' Opens - Brevard, NC

Theater Review By Bethany Rundell As a recent honored graduate of engineering, Hank Bennett – a self-proclaimed "Yankee" from Hartford – believes the concept of time is something to be tested,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 16, 2017 

Breast Cancer Survivor Recalls Battles For Her Life

When Nancy Stricker got hit with her second diagnosis of breast cancer in 2012, 14 years after her first, she knew she needed to prepare herself for battle. "There is a fine line between knowing that...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    October 16, 2017 

County Approves Contract With Economic Alliance

The Transylvania Economic Alliance’s contract with the county has been changed to a yearly one, with slightly different expectations and requirements. The county’s initial contract with the Alliance, which was signed in October of 2014, was for...

 

Number 7 Arts Gallery To Feature Six Diverse Artists - Brevard, NC

Number 7 Arts Gallery features six artists this October: Marcia Brennan – papier mache and watercolor, Peter Chumbley – acrylics, Elda Brown - fiber, Brenda Cameron -fiber, Diane Kuehn - fiber and brooches, Holland Van Gores - woodworking. Meet...

 

St. Philip's To Present Organ Recital Friday - Brevard, NC

St. Philip's Episcopal Church will present Dr. Harvey Miller and Adelaide Kersh in a program of sacred music on Friday, Oct. 20, at 5 p.m. in the church located at 256 E. Main St. in Brevard. The...

 

VFW And Auxiliary Hold Bicycle Rodeo/Costume Contest Oct. 21

For more than 10 years, VFW 4309 and its Auxiliary have held a Halloween Fair that included a Bicycle Rodeo. It will be held again this year on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Bike Rodeo is an event to promote bicycle safety through...

 

Brevard-Davidson River: Preschool Celebrates Sixtieth Anniversary

For 60 years, the Brevard-Davidson River Weekday Preschool has provided young children in the community with a safe, loving environment in which to learn and grow. Today's preschool began in 1957 as a...

 

Panthers And United Way Host Playbook LIVE Event - Brevard, NC

Carolina Panthers' alum Chris Draft and United Way of Transylvania County will host a new virtual classroom experience called Character Playbook LIVE on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Brevard Middle School...

 
 By Cora Niver    Education    October 16, 2017 

Arts Sale To Help Somalian Hope Village School - Brevard, NC

Long-time Brevard resident and retired educator Yangchin Yang is spearheading a local fundraiser for the Hope Village School in Somalia. The event will be an Arts and Crafts Sale in her garden at 358...

 

Marines To Celebrate Birthday

The old adage “once a Marine, always a Marine” will be invoked again in Brevard on Nov. 10. The occasion will be the 242nd anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps, as celebrated by the Mountain Marines, an unofficial group of local Leathernecks,...

 

Picturing The Past: Franklin Park Was Once A Lake By A Hotel

The Franklin Hotel, built by J. Frances Hays around 1900 on East Main St., was surrounded by an expansive lawn, acres of trees, and a small lake. In 1909 Hays sold the hotel and 80 acres to the...

 

Guest Column: Is Prostate Cancer Screening Necessary?

For nearly three decades, our county has placed a high emphasis on the importance of screenings, and particularly on prostate screenings for men. One might ask why we continue to draw so much attention to and promote awareness of a single disease....

 

Legal Notices for October 16, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 17-E-297 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of James S. En... Full story

 

Ted Jahu McCall

Ted Jahu McCall, 68, of Lake Toxaway, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the Elizabeth House. He was the son of the late Flemming and Grace Galloway McCall. He was preceded in death...

 

Sherman Knox

The Lord was observing things around him Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, when he realized someone was missing. He told the angels to go place a visit to Sherman Knox at his earthly home located at 217 Duckworth Ave. in Brevard. God knew he was on his way...

 

Mary Ruth Snow Shipman

Mary Ruth Snow Shipman, 94, passed away peacefully at FirstHealth Hospice House Oct. 12, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held at Bethesda Presbyterian Church Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at 11 a.m. A reception will follow in the church fellowship...

 

Michelle L. Dupree

Michelle L. Dupree, 56, of Okeechobee, Fla., and Brevard, passed away at 3:57 p.m. Oct. 4, 2017. She was born Sept. 25, 1961, at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., and later moved to Brevard to...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    October 16, 2017 

Panthers Ride Ground Game To Win Over Blue Devils - Brevard, NC

It wasn't fancy, but it was highly effective. The Franklin Panthers stuck to the ground game, rushing the ball 63 times for 475 yards, and dominating time of possession as they defeated the Brevard...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    October 16, 2017 

Lady Blue Devils Lose Hard-Fought Match To Bearcats - Brevard, NC

The Lady Blue Devils gave one of the top teams in the mountains everything they could handle last Thursday, but the Hendersonville Bobcats rallied after dropping the first set to beat Brevard 3-1 in a...

 

Tornados Blow Past Monarchs For Second Straight Win - Brevard, NC

Bubba Craven made six catches for 117 yards, including two touchdowns, and Jarkevius Hopkins and Nazayah Brown both reached the end zone as Brevard earned a 41-17 victory over Methodist on Saturday afternoon at Monarch Stadium. The Tornados (3-4),...

 

Brevard Beats Berea, Drops Pair Of Matches To Huntingdon - Brevard, NC

The duo of Hannah Elmore (15 kills) and Maggie Weiss (18 digs) helped the Brevard volleyball team wrap up its tri-match at Berea with a victory over the host Mountaineers by scores of 25-8, 25-7 and 25-13 on Saturday afternoon. Joining Elmore with...

 

BC Men's, Women's Soccer Earns Victories Over LaGrange - Brevard, NC

Brevard men’s soccer shuts out LaGrange on the road 3-0 to earn their fourth win of the season. The Brevard defense limited LaGrange to just six shots in the match, with goalkeeper Patrick Hall recording three saves while not allowing a goal....

 

Brevard College Unveils 2017-18 Men's, Women's Basketball Schedules - Brevard, NC

Brevard men’s basketball coach Lee Burgess announced the team's 2017-18 schedule on Tuesday. The slate features 11 home games along with exhibition clashes at Gardner-Webb and South Carolina State. The season begins with a trio of road games...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    October 16, 2017 

Brevard Hosts Mountain Six Girls' Tennis Tournament - Brevard, NC

Last Thursday, Brevard College played host to the Mountain Six Conference girls' tennis tournament. The tournament involved Brevard, East Henderson, Pisgah, Hendersonville, Smoky Mountain and...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 16, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage report is brought to your by Steve Owen & Associates and Rockin' Bowl Leaf Report The cooler temperatures this week should increase fall color development. But Howard...

 

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