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Bradford Carson To Sing At Local Farmers' Market - Brevard, NC

Open year-round, the Transylvania Farmers' Market has dozens of vendors with local products, and this Saturday morning they will host live music by Bradford Carson. Many styles of music influence...

 

Transylvania County Women Recognized By SHIIP - Brevard, NC

The N.C. Department of Insurance's Seniors Health Insurance Infor-mation Program, also known as SHIIP, awarded a 5-year pin to Liz Bates and Sandra Tooman for their volunteer work helping local...

 

Troxler Announces New Beehive Grant Fund Program

County governments, nonprofit groups and certified beekeepers pursuing farmland preservation projects and beehive grants have until Dec. 15 to apply for funding assistance from the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund. T...

 

Jane Hoffer Seaborg

The family of Jane Hoffer Seaborg is sad to share the news of her death on Oct. 5, 2017, at her home in Westminster, Colo. Daughter of Daniel Richard Hoffer and Elizabeth Brown Hoffer of Chicago, Ill., she was born Nov. 18, 1917. Her father was a... Full story

 

Legal Notices for October 19, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE PURSUANT TO NORTH CAROLINA G.S. 44A-43 1. Name and address of Lienor: Cherryfield Self Storage PO Box 864 Rosman NC 28772 2. Property Being Sold: Various items of personal property located at Cherryfield Self Storage are being... Full story

 

Flight Of The Vampire Runs Take To The Streets October 28 - Brevard, NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard is poised and ready to host the opening event of this year's Halloweenfest festival with the running of the Flight of the Vampire 5K, 10K and 1K fun run on Oct. 28, at 9...

 

Donald Lee Moore Jr.

Donald Lee Moore Jr. was a devoted husband, dedicated father, loving grandfather, dear friend and colleague, lifelong athlete and avid traveler. He was born July 6, 1944, and passed away Monday, Oct....

 

Brevard Girls Claim XC Conference Title, Boys Place Second - Brevard, NC

After an up-and-down regular season that saw health issues stymie her progress, Ava Findlay wasted little time in establishing her dominance on Tuesday at the Mountain Six Conference cross country...

 

Goodbye To Student-Athletes

The recent decision by the NCAA not to levy any sanctions on the University of North Carolina for providing bogus academic classes so that football and basketball players could remain eligible should put to rest the myth of the student-athlete in... Full story

 

McDaris: Class Size Cap May Cause Problems

School Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris informed the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night that the mandatory class size cap in grades K-3 could create more problems than initially believed. “It’s a mess,” said McDaris. He said...

 

Teens Favoring Vapors Over Smoking Cigarettes

Many teens today are using vapors instead of smoking cigarettes, according to Israel Morrow, an assistant special agent in charge for Alcohol Law Enforcement who oversees the state’s tobacco program. “Vapor juice infused with marijuana is appeali...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 19, 2017 

Peaks And Creeks Brewery Setting Up In Lumberyard - Brevard, NC

A new brewery, Transylvania County's fourth, is located at the Brevard Lumberyard. Jon Bowman and Tracy Walker are the owners of Peaks and Creeks Brewing. Mountain bike trails and the right location...

 

Telemedicine Option Is Available Locally In Transylvania County

The age old occupation - medicine - is merging with cutting edge technology in the form of telemedicine. And as a result, western North Carolina citizens will have easier access to health care. Telemedicine allows health care professionals to evaluat...

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Commu-nity Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of... Full story

 

'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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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

 

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...

 

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...

 

Follow Fire Protocols

Some of the photos of the wildfires that have been raging through northern California this past week have an eerie similarity with those taken around Gatlinburg, Tenn., and parts of western North Carolina last fall. There are photos of exhausted...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    October 16, 2017

City Council Candidates Tackle Questions

Editor’s Note: The only competitive race in this year’s municipal elections is on the Brevard City Council, where three candidates are competing for two seats. The three candidates — Maureen Copelof, Jessica Gallagher and Mac Morrow — were...

 

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