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Steele To Discuss, Play Early Shape Note Tunes - Brevard, NC

On Friday, Aug. 25, at 7:30 p.m., organist Dr. Charlie W. Steele will present a program at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church located at 249 E. Main St., in Brevard. Titled “19th Century Shape Note Tunes,” the lecture-recital program will...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 17, 2017 

Search For Stroupe Entailed Large Response

As fugitive Phillip Stroupe II was beginning his five-day retreat from law enforcement into the Pisgah National Forest on Saturday, July 22, Eddie Gunter, the Transylvania County Sheriff Office’s chief deputy, was just trying to cut the grass. He...

 

Principal Profile: Rosman Elementary School: Scott Strickler

Scott Strickler Rosman Elementary School 167 Rosman School Rd. Rosman, NC 28772 sstrickler@tcsnc.org (828) 862-4431 Website: res.tcsnc.org Twitter: @RES_Tigers As summer winds down and students,...

 

Principal Profile: Rosman Middle School: Greg Carter

Greg Carter Rosman Middle School 2770 Old Rosman Hwy. Rosman, NC 28772 gcarter@tcsnc.org (828) 862-4286 Website: rms.tcsnc.org Twitter/Instagram: @RosmanMiddle I am the principal of Rosman Middle...

 

Picturing The Past: Complex Goes From Tracking Station To PARI

(Editor's Note: The following story was run in October 2013, but it's being run again as PARI gears up to be a focal point during Monday's solar eclipse.) As NASA expanded its space exploration and...

 

Principal Profile: Davidson River School: Donna Wilde

Donna Wilde Davidson River School 970 Ecusta Rd. Brevard, NC 28712 dwilde@tcsnc.org (828) 884-9567 Website: drs.tcsnc.org Twitter: @DavidsonRvrSch Instagram: @davidson_river_school My name is Donna...

 

Principal Profile: Brevard High School: Dr. Bryan Abernethy

Dr. Bryan Abernethy Brevard High School 609 N. Country Club Rd. Brevard, NC 28712 babernethy@tcsnc.org (828) 884-4103 Website: bhs.tcsnc.org Twitter: @BrevardHS My name is Bryan Abernethy and I am cur...

 

At Brevard FUMC: Pianist David Troy Francis To Give Concert Sunday

The Music Ministry of Brevard First United Methodist Church will present pianist David Troy Francis in concert on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 4 p.m. This is the second concert given by Francis at the church,...

 

2017 Football Preview: Stack Ready To Bring New System To Rosman Football - Rosman, NC

From the moment he arrived at Rosman High School after being hired as the new head coach of the football team, Matt Stack never shied away from saying he wanted to shake things up and implement a new...

 

Frances Quinn Pratt

Frances Quinn Pratt, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Born April 22, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio, she was the daughter of John Earl Quinn Sr. and Eva Bondurant Quinn and grew up in Roanoke, Va. A graduate of Roanoke College, she was a...

 

Thoughts On Confederate Monuments

(The following statement was made by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper Tuesday in response to the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., and Durham, N.C.) Last weekend, I watched with horror as events in Charlottesville unfolded. Having served as No...

 

Legal Notices For August 17, 2017

NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Lorance Calvin Ferguson, deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the... Full story

 

Transylvania Eclipse

Next Monday's total solar eclipse may only last a minute or two depending on where you are, but preparations for the event have been going on for months. Since earlier this year, the county's...

 

A Meterologist's Perspective On The Total Eclipse

By all accounts a total solar eclipse is a life-changing event. I wouldn't know; I've never seen one. Fortunately for me and millions across the U.S., that will change this summer. I'm not really an e...

 

Lady Blue Devils Look To Build On Strong 2016 Campaign - Brevard, NC

With three of their top four players returning from 2016 – including individual state qualifier Aly Henneberry – the Brevard Lady Blue Devils tennis team enters this season ready to make a run at...

 

Blue Devils, Tigers Take Part In Preseason Scrimmages

Blue Devils, Tigers Take Part In Preseason Scrimmages...

 

William "Bill" St. Clair Austin

William “Bill” St. Clair Austin, 96, died peacefully at his residence in College Walk, Aug. 9, 2017 after a period of declining health. Born in 1921 to William and Mildred Austin in Oneida, N.Y., he moved to Brevard with his parents and little...

 

Mahoney Elected Third Vice President Of Sheriff's Assoc.

Sheriff David A. Mahoney recently attended the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association’s 95th Annual Training Conference held in Brunswick County, N.C. with other sheriffs and law enforcement professionals from across the state. For the upcoming...

 

What To Do If It's Cloudy During The Solar Eclipse

It’s still a week to go before the solar eclipse, with some initial forecasts calling for a 50 percent chance of rain on Aug. 21. As we know living in the mountains, the weather can change quickly and often is difficult to predict. So what happens...

 

Legal Notices For August 14, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Amendments to City of Brevard Code of Ordinances Respecting Hours of Certain Sunday Alcohol Sales and Amending Chapter 42, Consumption or Possession of Alcoholic Beverages in Public Place. The Brevard City Council... Full story

 

Prepare Now For The Eclipse

One week from today a total solar eclipse will occur across parts of America and Transylvania County. What actually will happen that day is difficult to predict. There are some 200 million Americans that live within a day’s drive of the 70-mile...

 

Plenty Of Things Planned To Celebrate Solar Eclipse - Brevard, NC

As Transylvania County is one of the few counties in North Carolina that will be in the “zone of totality” for the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, there are a number of events planned to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event. The Pisgah...

 

Mission Announces Insurance Plan

Mission Health has announced that it has taken steps to protect options for consumers who participate in the North Carolina health insurance exchange. Specifically, Mission Health has offered to stay in-network and accept its current payment rates wi...

 

U. S. Forest Service Proposing Fee Changes, Including For Cradle

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to change recreation fees at several sites in Pisgah National Forest, including the Cradle of Forestry. The public is invited to provide input to proposed fee changes by Sept. 25. The goal of these proposed...

 

The Friends Of The Library Honors Its 'Priceless' Volunteers - Brevard, NC

There is a long list of things that the Friends of the Library (FOL) do. But without their committed volunteers there would be no summer concerts or adult and children summer reading programs. There...

 

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